INTER NEWS

The 2016-17 Serie A opening weekend continues with eight games, including Sinisa Mihajlovic seeking Milan-Torino revenge, Napoli at Pescara and Frank de Boer’s Inter with Chievo.
Reports are growing that Mauro Icardi will sign an Inter contract extension with a €100m release clause.
Santos President Modesto Roma has again confirmed “only Juventus and Inter made offers for Gabriel Barbosa, the rest is lies.”
Frank de Boer reveals he spoke to Aaron Winter and Clarence Seedorf before accepting the Inter job, “but I mustn’t lose my identity.”
Frank de Boer is “very enthusiastic” about his Serie A debut and warns Inter must “dominate” every game, starting from Chievo.
Massimo Moratti admits Roberto Mancini “did not have a great rapport” with Inter and reveals Mario Balotelli’s problems.
According to O Jogo, the Joao Mario saga could be over today with Sporting CP announcing his transfer to Inter.
Mauro Icardi is expected to sign a new Inter contract to June 2021, but it will include a release clause worth over €80m.
Marco Verratti sees Juventus as Scudetto favourites, but expects great things of Roma, Inter, Milan and his beloved Pescara.
The 2016-17 Serie A season kicks off today with Roma hosting Udinese and the classic Juventus-Fiorentina grudge match.
Stefano Colantuono tips Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini for Capocannoniere, while “Roma can challenge Juventus for the Scudetto.”
Antonio Candreva is impressed with new Inter Coach Frank de Boer, as “we want to take command in every game.”
Watford manager Walter Mazzarri will shake Antonio Conte’s hand, but warns the Chelsea boss is not his “friend.”
With problems for Sporting’s Joao Mario, Inter are in negotiations with Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko.
Napoli are looking to Benfica star Victor Lindelof after Torino slammed the door on outcast Nikola Maksimovic.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti explains he “chose Alisson because Wojciech Szczesny hadn’t trained much”.
Antonio Candreva “never rejected” Napoli, but always wanted to move to Inter this summer.
Arrigo Sacchi says Roma are second to Juventus, Napoli have the best Coach, Inter have good ideas and Milan are a dark horse.
Juventus reportedly met with Doyen Sports, but Inter still won’t discuss Marcelo Brozovic.
Marco Di Bello will be the referee for the Serie A curtain-raiser between Roma and Udinese as the Week 1 referees are announced.