JUVENTUS NEWS

Juventus new boy Douglas Costa has hailed Serie A as “a strong and perfect League” but admits “I don’t like physical contact very much”.
Stefano Pioli has admitted for the first time that Federico Bernardeschi could leave Fiorentina this summer.
Massimiliano Mirabelli describes Gigio Donnarumma as “mission impossible”, is “sorry” to Torino over Andrea Belotti and claims Milan could also sign a winger.
Juventus and Torino are both reportedly battling it out to sign €10m-rated, Milan starlet Manuel Locatelli.
Juventus reportedly held a meeting with Roma to discuss the possibility of signing defender Kostas Manolas.
Sampdoria have slammed the “farce” surrounding Patrik Schick’s proposed transfer to Juventus and warn “we’ll take him back and sell him on”.
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims Milan are “on the verge” of a deal for Alvaro Morata, offering €70m to Real Madrid and €10m per year wages.
Chile international Mauricio Isla is ready to leave Cagliari by mutual consent to sign for Fenerbahce, claim Sky Sport Italia.
There are reports Keita Balde Diao has left the Lazio training camp ahead of an imminent transfer to Inter.
Manchester United are now leading the race for Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier after interest from Juventus and Inter.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis won’t deny Scudetto ambitions and revealed Maurizio Sarri “feels more confident in himself and the team.”
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi confirmed Mattia Caldara will not be heading to Juventus a year early. “He’s staying with us.”
Juventus forward Cristian Pasquato is reportedly on the verge of a permanent transfer to Legia Warsaw.
Juventus continue to seek a Leonardo Bonucci replacement, with Ezequiel Garay of Valencia, Roma’s Kostas Manolas and Stefan de Vrij of Lazio mentioned.
Walter Zenga doesn’t believe Luciano Spalletti is the right man for Inter, sees excess Milan pressure and urges Francesco Totti to “learn from Monchi.”
Andrea Barzagli has broken his silence to say goodbye as Juventus teammate Leonardo Bonucci joins Milan. “We know the truth.”
Milan CEO Marco Fassone gave insight into the “crazy idea” for Leonardo Bonucci. “It’d be nice to have one from Andrea Belotti, Alvaro Morata or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.”
Manuel Locatelli is of interest to Juventus, but Milan could include him in their bid for Andrea Belotti, according to Sportitalia.
Inter will ask Real Madrid for the availability of midfielder Toni Kroos, who is also of interest to Juventus, claim Italian reports.
Juventus are confident they’ll have Wojciech Szczesny for their pre-season tour next week, trusting they can pay Arsenal €9m (£7.8m).