NEWS

Napoli not only told Inter to forget Dries Mertens, but reportedly rejected a €30m offer from Wolfsburg.
Mario Balotelli would prefer Sevilla, so Sampdoria are turning their attention towards Dimitar Berbatov.
Inter are preparing another improved offer to Wolfsburg for Ivan Perisic worth €6m with option to buy for €13m.
Genoa have reportedly agreed to take Tomas Andrade on loan from River Plate after trials at Everton and Bournemouth.
Felipe Melo’s agent said Inter Coach Roberto Mancini “called him and could be significant developments next week.”
English sources claim Chelsea offered Juan Cuadrado plus cash for Paul Pogba after Juventus showed interest in the Colombian.
Porto left-back Alex Sandro has arrived in Turin and will have his Juventus medical tomorrow ahead of a €20m move.
Palermo released a statement insisting Franco Vazquez and Achraf Lazaar are not for sale after links with Juventus and Monaco.
Just hours after assuring there would be “no-one coming in or going out with Inter,” Napoli met with the Nerazzurri.
Stefano Mauri will reportedly sign a new contract with Lazio worth €800,000 per season plus bonuses.
Monaco are said to be on the verge of completing a €10m swoop for Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar.
Geoffrey Kondogbia tells Inter fans he is “not yet at 100 per cent” and hopes to score on his Serie A debut.
Gigi Buffon feels it will be tougher for Juventus this season, tipping Roma, Milan and Napoli. “You can’t win indefinitely.”
Genoa confirm “we are trying to convince” Roma striker Juan Manuel Iturbe to accept a loan move to Marassi.
Ex-Inter patron Massimo Moratti said selling Mateo Kovacic to Real Madrid for €35m “seems like a good deal, as he had a lot more to prove.”
As expected, Santos full-back Emerson Palmieri has arrived in Italy to undergo a Roma medical.
Milan reportedly offer Jose Mauri or Antonio Nocerino for Roberto Soriano, but Sampdoria want Andrea Poli.
Napoli have moved back ahead of Bologna in the race for Cagliari midfielder Godfred Donsah, whose asking price is €10m.
UEFA confirmed an appeal against racist chanting during Lazio’s game with Bayer Leverkusen was a false alarm.
Max Allegri welcomed Alex Sandro to Juventus, discussed Paul Pogba’s role and said there’s “no need to worry” about injuries.
Paul Pogba scored the only goal, Simone Zaza hit the woodwork and Mario Mandzukic limped off in the Juventus family outing.
New defender Antonio Rudiger said he “plays hard” and chose Roma for the Champions League, Serie A and “culture.”
Gokhan Inler quoted song lyrics as he said goodbye to Napoli fans by joining Leicester City. “This is my land. Forza Napoli always.”
Jeremy Menez will see the doctor who operated on his back after the Milan striker continued to feel pain.
Milan deny making a formal offer for Roberto Soriano, as Sampdoria warn they “won’t leave this to the last days of the market.”
Roma have officially signed Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger on loan with option to buy. “I’m absolutely delighted.”
Ravel Morrison’s agent denies reports his client wants to leave Lazio - ‘he’s working hard to be a leader’.
Inter President Erick Thohir reveals it’s ‘possible’ Ivan Perisic will arrive, and explains the sale of Mateo Kovacic and Xherdan Shaqiri.
Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta admits Serie A will be more ‘balanced’ this year, as other teams strengthen.
Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta confirms Alex Sandro is close, but Julian Draxler has been ‘abandoned’.
Juventus play their traditional friendly against their B-team in Villar Perosa, with Simone Zaza and Mario Mandzukic in attack.
Milan have reportedly made their first official bid for Sampdoria midfielder Roberto Soriano, but it has not been accepted.
Inter target Thiago Motta is close to renewing his Paris Saint-Germain contract, according to reports in France.
Lazio have reportedly rejected a request from Ravel Morrison’s agent to allow the midfielder to leave.
Jose Mauri’s agent reiterates that Milan have not expressed a desire to send his client out on loan.