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President Maurizio Zamparini reveals Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli “immediately confessed he’d be happy to come to Palermo.”
Despite links with Roberto Mancini, Hebei China Fortune have officially appointed Manuel Pellegrini.
In a remarkable story, dozens of Napoli fans waited outside a hotel at 3am amid reports Edinson Cavani was set to leave PSG.
Trabzonspor are eager to get Omar El Kaddouri, but so far Napoli have turned down a €3m offer.
Eusebio Di Francesco is confident Sassuolo “will definitely have our say” in the Europa League against Athletic Bilbao, Austria Vienna and Genk.
Multiple sources claim Fiorentina are close to a deal for Penarol and Uruguay midfielder Nahitan Nandez.
Chelsea were turned down for Kalidou Koulibaly and Nikola Maksimovic, so turn to Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij.
Juventus visit Lazio this evening before the huge Napoli v Milan showdown, then on Sunday Inter host Palermo, Roma go to Cagliari and more.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Juventus are pushing for Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko after PSG slammed the door on Blaise Matuidi, but there are other options.
Mario Balotelli reportedly rejected Nice after dinner with the club and wants Palermo, but Liverpool must contribute to his salary.
Stevan Jovetic’s transfer to Fiorentina is practically done, claim SportItalia, taking over his Inter wages and maybe Manchester City fee.
Torino President Urbano Cairo confirmed “Nikola Maksimovic can leave” as Napoli reportedly raise their offer to €26m plus bonuses.
Spanish reports claim Sevilla offered €8m for Gary Medel, but Inter want at least €12m.
Spezia grabbed a late 1-1 draw with Salernitana in the opening game of the 2016-17 Serie B season.
Gabigol and Joao Mario arrived today, so Inter could drop them and Antonio Candreva from the Europa League squad for FFP.
Marcelo Brozovic’s agent confirmed interest from Chelsea and Arsenal, as “Inter are pushing to sell him to one of these clubs.”
Fiorentina are reportedly refusing to sell Nikola Kalinic, which in turn blocks Manolo Gabbiadini’s move to Everton.
Paris Saint-Germain poured cold water over Juventus hopes by announcing “Blaise Matuidi will extend his contract.”
Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma will reportedly get his first senior Italy call-up against France.
Jonathan De Guzman has officially joined Chievo on loan with option to buy from Napoli.
Napoli have signed midfielder Amadou Diawara from Bologna, announced President Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Juventus are losing hope for Blaise Matuidi, as Paris Saint-Germain refuse to lower their €30m asking price.
Good news for Lazio, as the Curva Nord ultras announced they are suspending their boycott of home games.
Palermo defender Giancarlo Gonzalez is on his way towards Spartak Moscow for around €4m.
Manolo Gabbiadini is in the Napoli squad to face Milan despite negotiations for a transfer to Everton.
Lazio have named their squad for tomorrow’s Serie A clash with Juventus, including Felipe Anderson and Bastos.
Video Assistant Referees will be tested for the first time in the Italy v France friendly in Bari on September 1.
Palermo Vice-President Guglielmo Miccichè invites Mario Balotelli to leave Liverpool for Sicily. “We made an offer, he’d be a leader here.”
Roma will reportedly be without Francesco Totti and Juan Jesus on Sunday evening against Cagliari.
Gabriel Barbosa arrived for his Inter medical today and Brazilian reports suggest they’ll pay €28m to have the Santos striker straight away.
Fiorentina striker Giuseppe Rossi is heading back towards Spain for Celta Vigo rather than Villarreal, according to Sky Sport Italia.
President Massimo Ferrero claims Sampdoria “are the victims” and not Antonio Cassano, as he pushes the player towards Serie B.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Ernesto Valverde admits he “didn’t want to meet Sassuolo” in the Europa League.
Alberto Aquilani has officially made his transfer from Sporting CP to Pescara. “I am truly happy to be here and never had doubts.”

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