NEWS

Juventus target Mario Gotze admits life is ‘not easy’ at Bayern Munich, and hints he could leave the club.
Alvaro Morata will have a scan on a calf injury today, and is a doubt for Juventus’ Supercoppa clash with Lazio.
Javier Mascherano ‘would like an experience with a big Italian club’, his intermediary on the peninsula reveals.
Milan have requested more information about the subterranean landscape of Portello before committing to building their new stadium there.
Luca Antonelli admits it’s ‘difficult to find positives’ in the wake of Milan’s 3-0 friendly defeat to Bayern Munich.
Milan defender Rodrigo Ely admits they’re targeting the top three, and discussed the Bayern Munich defeat.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Roma have asked Real Madrid for Portuguese left-back Fabio Coentrao.
Atletico Madrid have reportedly accepted a €9m Juventus offer for Guilherme Siqueira.
Sinisa Mihajlovic criticised Pep Guardiola’s argument with Nigel de Jong. “Football isn’t dancing and fouls are part of the sport.”
Stephan El Shaarawy scored on his home debut for Monaco, a Champions League preliminary round win over Young Boys.
Paulo Sousa feels that facing Chelsea tomorrow will help Fiorentina “grow individually and collectively.”
Milan capitulated 3-0 to Arturo Vidal’s Bayern Munich in the Audi Cup and Nigel de Jong had a row with Pep Guardiola.
Ajax’s elimination means Lazio have a good chance of being seeded in the Champions League play-off draw.
Torino deny reports Roma are close to signing Bruno Peres. “We heard from Porto a while back, but there’s no Giallorossi offer.”
Capocannoniere Luca Toni will “evaluate my future with Verona” next summer, by which point he’ll be 39 years old.
Alessandro Diamanti is considering his next move, including Watford, Aston Villa and a return to Bologna.
A lovely gesture from Napoli winger Dries Mertens, who ‘married’ a seriously ill young fan named Aurora.
Inter have loaned George Puscas and Gaston Camara to Bari, while Samuele Longo joins Frosinone.
Torino have extended Italy Under-21 international Mattia Aramu’s contract and loaned him to Livorno.
Oscar’s agent insists negotiations with Juventus “were only in the media” and Chelsea have no intention of selling.
Adriano Galliani said Milan “won’t raise our offer by €1” for Roma’s Alessio Romagnoli, while they are “in pole position” for Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
There are reports Georgios Samaras has failed a medical with Sampdoria.
Napoli reportedly raised their offer for Torino defender Nikola Maksimovic to €18m including bonuses.
Nemanja Vidic risks six months out following back surgery, but the Inter defender “has a strong physique and will recover quickly.”
Napoli-owned Chile international Edu Vargas will “make a decision that satisfies everyone” after interest from Marseille.
Milan start Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano together in the Audi Cup against Arturo Vidal’s Bayern Munich.
Martin Caceres admits it will be “obviously difficult” for Juventus to improve after “we lost some great players.”
Cagliari confirm talks with Juventus and Chelsea for Godfred Donsah, but “he needs to grow up with us.”
Fiorentina are reportedly leading the race with PSV Eindhoven to sign Espanyol defender Hector Moreno for €5m.
The rules have changed in Serie A this season, so players will only be suspended after picking up five yellow cards.
Edin Dzeko’s transfer to Roma is imminent, as they agreed terms with Manchester City for £14m (around €20m).
Gigi Di Biagio has called his first Italy squad of the new Under-21 era for a friendly against Hungary, including Alessio Romagnoli.
Brescia have been recalled into Serie B to replace bankrupt Parma, while Albinoleffe and Pordenone are back in Lega Pro.
Inter could be without Nemanja Vidic for up to six months, as the defender requires surgery for a hernia.