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Juventus urged Luiz Gustavo to hold off before signing a contract extension with Wolfsburg, claim Mediaset Premium.
As expected, Juventus have sold Roberto Pereyra to Walter Mazzarri’s Watford for a reported €13m plus €2m bonuses.
Palermo have agreed a €3.3m deal for Corinthians captain Bruno Henrique and should take Ouasim Buoy on loan from Juventus.
Gonzalo Higuain sent a message to Napoli fans ahead of his Juventus debut. “We’ll be fighting for the same objective, but on different sides.”
Pescara have reportedly agreed terms to bring Jean-Christophe Bahebeck on loan from Paris Saint-Germain.
Fabio Capello urged Juventus to “go for the Champions League” and feels they are “even stronger” after Paul Pogba’s departure.
Stefano Colantuono tips Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini for Capocannoniere, while “Roma can challenge Juventus for the Scudetto.”
Napoli already saw a €3m offer for Daniel Guedes turned down, but are ready to step up for the Santos talent.
Lazio sent scouts to watch Stade Rennais winger Kamil Grosicki as the heir to Antonio Candreva, claims L’Equipe.
Genoa have made Legia Warsaw an offer of €2.5m for their Poland international defender Michal Pazdan.
Antonio Candreva is impressed with new Inter Coach Frank de Boer, as “we want to take command in every game.”
Alessandro Matri is relishing a permanent move to “family” Sassuolo after “years of being a football vagabond.”
Jonathan De Guzman “could arrive on Monday,” confirmed Chievo President Luca Campedelli, but he also warns not to ask too much.
Norberto Neto “will not be leaving Juventus and certainly won’t exchange places with Federico Marchetti at Lazio.”
The referee’s association explained changes to the interpretation of handball and red cards in Serie A this season.
Watford manager Walter Mazzarri will shake Antonio Conte’s hand, but warns the Chelsea boss is not his “friend.”
William Vainqueur is out of Roma’s squad to face Udinese amid reports he is wanted by Bundesliga clubs.
Roma named their squad for tomorrow’s Serie A opener against Udinese, including Bruno Peres, but Alessandro Florenzi and Vasilis Torosidis miss out.
Miralem Pjanic is in the Juventus squad to face Fiorentina tomorrow night, but remains an injury doubt.
Atalanta have extended their contract with talented 19-year-old midfielder Franck Kessie to June 2021.
Giovanni Simeone reveals the advice father Diego gave him about life in Serie A ahead of his transfer to Genoa.
With problems for Sporting’s Joao Mario, Inter are in negotiations with Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko.
Crotone are on track to get the Stadio Scida ready for the Serie A home fixture against Palermo on September 18.
Napoli are looking to Benfica star Victor Lindelof after Torino slammed the door on outcast Nikola Maksimovic.
Empoli could reunite Alberto Gilardino with Alessandro Diamanti again this season.
Dennis Praet’s move to Sampdoria is imminent, confirmed the Anderlecht midfielder’s agent and father. “The two clubs have agreed terms.”
Abdoulay Konko has officially signed for Atalanta after his contract with Lazio expired.
Marek Hamsik “dreams of winning the Scudetto as Napoli captain” and it’d be a “tasty bonus” to beat Gonzalo Higuain’s Juventus.
Borja Valero is in the Fiorentina squad travelling to face Juventus tomorrow evening in the Serie A season opener.
Amadou Diawara is expected to complete his move from Bologna to Napoli in the next two days.
Udinese Coach Beppe Iachini expects Roma to challenge Juventus, but will face them “with courage”.
Roma President James Pallotta hopes to start work on the new stadium in March, and targets the Scudetto.
Paris Saint-Germain Coach Unai Emery is “very happy” with Blaise Matuidi, so it would take “a big offer” for him to leave for Juventus.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti explains he “chose Alisson because Wojciech Szczesny hadn’t trained much”.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti reveals Alessandro Florenzi will miss Udinese, and believes Kevin Strootman is better than Miralem Pjanic.

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