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Napoli are said to have identified Atalanta's Andrea Conti and Benfica's Alex Grimaldo as possible replacements for Faouzi Ghoulam.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has ruled out the possibility of signing his son Giovanni from Genoa.
It is reported that Juventus, Inter, Manchester United and Arsenal are all interested in signing Kostas Manolas.
Silvio Berlusconi says he will remain as President of Milan for as long as he is needed.
It is reported that Borussia Dortmund want to sign Fiorentina duo Milan Badelj and Nikola Kalinic. €
Corriere dello Sport claim that Inter will not sell Ivan Perisic for anything less than €60m.
Gazzetta Dello Sport reports that Roma are expecting Francesco Totti to retire at the end of the season.
Jose Callejon has not given up hope of a future Scudetto but admits winning is hard at Napoli.
Marco Verratti has faith Juventus can knock Barcelona out of the Champions League after his Paris Saint-Germain came so close.
England international Joe Hart has “really enjoyed being part of Torino and I want to make the most of next season, no matter where I am.”
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gigi Buffon celebrated his 1,000th match with a 2-0 victory over Albania and assured Italy that Spain “are not unbeatable. We have to believe.”
Ciro Immobile thanked Davide Zappacosta for the cross as he scored in Italy’s 2-0 win over Albania. “It’s always a pleasure with this squad.”
Gianni De Biasi felt Albania “had a more than acceptable performance” in their 2-0 defeat to Italy, “but I was really upset with the throwing of fireworks.”
Napoli defender Elseid Hysaj was unhappy with the referee after Albania’s 2-0 defeat to Italy. “It’s just the result that let us down.”
Daniele De Rossi said it is “a pleasure to play alongside Marco Verratti” and he can see a strong Italy side forming after the win over Albania.
Marco Verratti admits he is still learning “what the Coach wants” in Giampiero Ventura’s Italy after a 2-0 victory over Albania.
Giampiero Ventura is confident Italy “have everything in place to have a strong future” after their 2-0 victory over Albania.
Daniele De Rossi’s penalty and a Ciro Immobile header gave Italy the 2-0 victory over Albania, but play was suspended due to visiting fans throwing fireworks.
Giampiero Ventura is impressed by Italy’s young strikers, but wants the Serie A season brought forward to better prepare for Spain.
Albania Coach Gianni De Biasi can’t wait for tonight’s showdown with Italy to see “how important it’ll be to continue our World Cup dream.”
Join us for all the build-up, action and post-match comments from Italy’s World Cup qualifier against Gianni De Biasi’s surprising Albania.
Italy go 4-2-4 against Gianni De Biasi’s Albania in tonight’s World Cup qualifier, starting Marco Verratti, Lorenzo Insigne, Andrea Belotti, Ciro Immobile and Antonio Candreva.
Gianluca Lapadula heaped praise on Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella and admits facing old club Pescara is going to be “a special game.”
Roberto Mancini “would be well-suited to Paris Saint-Germain,” said his former assistant manager, while Pep Guardiola finds “it’s easy to win with Barcelona.”
Daniele De Rossi is reportedly close to agreeing a new two-year contract with Roma, worth €2.5m per season.
Documents show Sino-Europe Sports paid another €30m of their €100m deposit today using a new offshore company in the British Virgin Islands.
Kalidou Koulibaly commented on Chelsea, Arsenal and Premier League links. “I think I will stay in Napoli, but you never know. It would make me happy to play here.”
Marcelo Brozovic’s agent confirmed “we are in contact with several English clubs who are tracking” the Inter midfielder, reported to be Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea.
After Liverpool and Chelsea interest, now Manchester United are heavily linked with a bid for Inter’s Croatia international Ivan Perisic.
The German Press has made it clear that Borussia Dortmund have not met with Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa.
Udinese Coach Luigi Del Neri has revealed that “I could’ve managed Milan” before Carlo Ancelotti in 2001.
Stephan El Shaarawy says the Roma dressing room is a “happy” place and that he has “a great rapport” with teammate Mohamed Salah.
Lazio have reportedly targeted Deportivo La Coruna striker Florin Andone as a partner for Ciro Immobile next season.
Former Roma and Poland attacker Zbigniew Boniek claims Wojciech Szczesny has told him that “he’d like to remain Giallorosso”.

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