NEWS

Milan got their first win, as Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano broke Serie A ducks to beat impressive Empoli 2-1.
Eusebio Di Francesco relishes seeing Sassuolo on top of the Serie A table after they beat Bologna.
While waiting for Julian Draxler, Juventus are finalising their deal for Mario Lemina with Olympique Marseille.
Catania remain in Lega Pro but from -9 points rather than -12 after their appeal in the match-fixing trial.
The Italy squad to face Bulgaria and Malta in Euro 2016 qualifiers includes Sebastian Giovinco, Andrea Pirlo and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Adriano Galliani praised Mario Balotelli, locked down Philippe Mexes and said Axel Witsel “wants Milan, but it’s difficult.”
Vlad Chiriches is out of Napoli’s high-pressure game with Sampdoria on Sunday.
Milan are renewing their interest in Axel Witsel, offering a total of €25m spread out over four years.
Milan completely revamp their team after an opening round defeat, as they welcome Riccardo Saponara’s Empoli.
Sassuolo’s dream start to the season continues, as Antonio Floro Flores snatched a late victory away to rivals Bologna.
Follow the build-up and action from San Siro, as Milan fans protest, Mario Balotelli returns and Sinisa Mihajlovic must beat Empoli.
Mauro Icardi is out of Inter’s trip to Carpi, but transfer-listed Yuto Nagatomo and Danilo D’Ambrosio are included.
Emanuele Giaccherini is expected to undergo his Bologna medical tomorrow, leaving Sunderland.
There are reports Juventus will finalise a deal for Julian Draxler tonight, paying Schalke €26m plus €6m bonuses.
Fabrizio Castori told Carpi to “get back to being the team we were” against Inter in their maiden Serie A home game.
Paulo Sousa said Fiorentina must build on their opening victory when visiting Torino on Sunday.
Palermo are sending Ahmad Benali on loan to Pescara “so he can play consistently.”
Bologna and Sassuolo reshuffle for the Emilia-Romagna Derby, as Mattia Destro and Godfred Donsah start.
New details are emerging over the Kingsley Coman deal, as Bayern Munich could pay Juventus up to €28m.
Roberto Mancini warned Inter not to get distracted by transfers or underestimate Carpi, while Mauro Icardi is out.
Maurizio Sarri said Napoli have to break through “a mental block” against Sampdoria after an opening defeat.
Walter Zenga assures Eder will stay with Sampdoria despite an Inter offer and expects “aggressive” Napoli.
Milan ultras announce a protest for tonight’s game with Empoli, demanding CEO Adriano Galliani’s dismissal.
Ivan Perisic has arrived in Milan to complete his transfer from Wolfsburg. “Forza Inter!”
Stefano Pioli acknowledges Lazio got “quite a beating” in the Champions League, but demands a response against Chievo.
Lucas Digne is part of the Roma squad to face Juventus tomorrow, including transfer-listed Juan Iturbe and Adem Ljajic.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado and Alex Sandro are in the Juventus squad to face Roma tomorrow.
Max Allegri hopes for “a spectacular encounter” between Roma and Juventus, but told critics to calm down.
Max Allegri confirmed Kingsley Coman will join Bayern Munich. “It was his desire to leave and a good transfer operation.”
Roberto Mancini discussed several Inter transfer stories, including Felipe Melo, Mateo Kovacic, Eder, Ivan Perisic and Juan Jesus.
Napoli, Fiorentina and Olympique Marseille have asked Juventus for Chile international Mauricio Isla.
Bologna have officially signed winger Anthony Mounier from Montpellier.
Rudi Garcia wants Roma to start against Juventus “as if we’re already chasing the game,” but Lucas Digne won’t start.
Ivan Perisic is “overjoyed to be coming to Inter” as he jetted off for his medical after a €20m deal with Wolfsburg.
Genoa denied a deal with Napoli for Sebastien De Maio. “It’s absolute rubbish, there was never even an offer.”