NEWS

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal has been detained by police in his native Chile after a car crash last night.
Sampdoria are said to have a €10m deal in place for Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazilian midfielder Fernando.
It’s reported Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a more conciliatory meeting with PSG, so his chances of joining Milan have dropped.
Arsenal have suddenly leapt in front of Milan and Inter for Geoffrey Kondogbia, so they turn to Giannelli Imbula.
Sampdoria striker Samuel Eto’o is reportedly close to joining Turkish club Antalyaspor.
Aurelio De Laurentiis wants “an all-Italian Napoli” after “overseas players wouldn’t accept the Europa League.”
Franco Vazquez rues his great opportunity in Italy’s friendly defeat to Portugal. “It was a good save too.”
Andrea Bertolacci pointed out Italy “mistakes” created most of Portugal’s chances in a 1-0 friendly defeat.
Sassuolo striker Nicola Sansone made his senior Italy debut in a defeat to Portugal, but remains confident.
Manolo Gabbiadini feels Italy “reacted too late” in their friendly defeat to Portugal, “but played against a great team.”
Antonio Conte blamed Cesare Prandelli for the seeding problem and hopes Italy’s defeat to Portugal “can be healthy.”
Antonio Conte suffered his first defeat on the Italy bench, falling 1-0 to Portugal in a friendly that damages FIFA ranking.
Duvan Zapata “intends to leave Napoli. He has requests in Italy, Greece and Spain,” said the Colombian’s agent.
Kevin Prince Boateng’s agent admits “Milan is certainly an option he would like” amid reports of a comeback.
Graziano Pellè gave advice to Italy teammate Ciro Immobile at Borussia Dortmund. “Learning the language is fundamental.”
Join us for all the action from tonight’s international friendly between Italy and Portugal.
Italy continue using the 4-3-3 formation in tonight’s international friendly against Portugal.
Juventus striker Carlos Tevez to Boca Juniors is “all to play for, as we don’t know if they can afford his wages.”
Pavel Nedved tipped Italy to win the European Under-21 Championship. “They are among the favourites.”
Alexandre Pato “is of interest to at least two Italian clubs, but Sao Paulo will only sell for an offer we can’t refuse.”
Southampton are said to be offering a four-year contract to Parma defender Zouhair Feddal.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta believes Andrea Pirlo will stay and wants an answer from Carlos Tevez “by the end of the week.”
Kevin Prince Boateng is reportedly very close to a return to former club Milan after Schalke 04 sacked him.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio says he ‘would not be surprised’ to see Italy CT Antonio Conte stay until the 2018 World Cup.
It’s believed Juventus are close to agreeing a €25m deal for Sassuolo pair Simone Zaza and Domenico Berardi.
Milan’s statement confirming the appointment of Sinisa Mihajlovic completely omits his Inter past.
Pippo Inzaghi says Milan will ‘always be in my heart’ despite sacking him, but admits ‘bitterness and disappointment’.
The agent of Empoli midfielder Mirko Valdifiori says his client’s future will be known by Friday, but is ‘not optimistic’ for a Napoli move.
Marseille midfielder Giannelli Imbula’s agent hints his client is close to agreeing a move to Inter - ’things are heating up with the Italian option’.
Reports in Qatar suggest that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is currently negotiating to end his Paris Saint-Germain contract.
Maurizio Zamparini reveals he intends to sell Palermo at the end of next season, and there’s ‘very little chance’ of a new stadium.
A candidate for the Barcelona presidency says his ‘people’ have met with Paul Pogba, but the Juventus man has an offer from Paris Saint-Germain.
Antonio Conte says he’s been ‘pleasantly surprised’ by his transformation from Coach to being Italy CT.
Boca Juniors President Daniel Angelici says Carlos Tevez’s family wants to return to Argentina but ‘Carlos must define his situation with Juventus’.
Representatives of Juventus and Sassuolo will reportedly meet in Milan today to discuss the futures of Simone Zaza and Domenico Berardi.