NEWS

Juventus are seen as stepping up interest in Verona’s Romulo and are intent on closing out a deal in the next few days.
Almost all of Inter’s top management will be present in Washington for an arranged meeting with Erick Thohir next week.
Igli Tare has told angry Lazio fans the club have not given up hope of signing Davide Astori, or for that matter Stefan De Vrij.
Candidate for FIGC President Demetrio Albertini has run through his plans to change the face of Italian football and Serie A.
Marco Borriello is enthused for Roma’s start to their US tour, as he also considers the club credible title challengers next season.
Rudi Garcia liked what he saw in Roma’s win over Liverpool, whilst he admits that amid links to Davide Astori: “We need another defender.”
A Daniel Agger own-goal was enough to decide Liverpool and Roma’s pre-season friendly at Fenway Park, Boston.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Italian media claim Napoli are making a bid for troubled Manchester City midfielder Javi Garcia.
A sensational new twist in the Davide Astori tale, as after renewing his Cagliari contract he’s expected to join Roma.
Verona beat Serie D side St Georgen 3-0, Palermo put six past Latvians Jurmala, but Genoa drew with Al Hilal.
Chievo beat Coventry City 3-0 in a friendly with Sergio Pellissier rounding off the rout.
Sassuolo won their friendly 7-1 today, but above all with Francesco Acerbi on target after beating cancer.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni reassured fans over Gervinho and Mehdi Benatia, promising “another buy, possibly today.”
Lazio beat Serie B side Bari in a 3-2 friendly thriller with Filip Djordjevic bagging a brace.
Cagliari sensationally slammed the door on Lazio and announced Davide Astori signed on for another three years.
Antonio Conte released a statement denying talks with PSG or even the existence of an “entourage.”
Following on from PSG denials, it’s reported Antonio Conte agreed not to join another Italian club this season after Juventus.
Milan presented their new 2014-15 strip in New York, including the unveiling of the away jersey.
Sky Sport Italia claim there are problems in Federico Viviani’s planned move from Roma to Leeds United.
New Sampdoria midfielder Jose Campaña is inspired by fellow Spaniards Xavi and Andres Iniesta.
Santos warn “it is difficult” for them to afford Milan striker Robinho, even on loan from Orlando City.
Ex-Inter defender Walter Samuel has officially joined Swiss club Basel.
Blerim Dzemaili’s representative hinted the Napoli midfielder is “close” to both Milan and Valencia.
Jackson Martinez’s agent confirms “Milan like him and Roma had thought about a buy, but I haven’t had talks lately.”
Carlos Tevez insists he “never considered leaving” Juventus and denied warning them against hiring Roberto Mancini.
Reports in England claim that Inter have turned their attentions from Stevan Jovetic to Javier Hernandez.
Rafael Cabral is back in training and ready to start the new season with Napoli, revealing what the club’s goals are for the campaign.
Shakhtar Donetsk have set Douglas Costa’s asking price at €26m, with Milan thought to be one of several sides interested.
Stefano Okaka has revealed that his goal this season is to play well enough to earn an Italy call-up.
There are sensational reports in Italy this afternoon suggesting that Carlos Tevez told Juventus directors not to appoint Roberto Mancini.
Ciro Immobile has admitted his delight at playing his first game for Borussia Dortmund following a summer move.
A leading French newspaper has denied reports in Italy that Antonio Conte is set to replace Laurent Blanc at Paris Saint-Germain.
Pippo Inzaghi will use Milan’s pre-season trip to America to try out several different formations, according to one report.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has been told he can break the transfer record this summer, which could have implications for Juventus.