NEWS

Mario Mandzukic shrugs off the pressure of replacing Carlos Tevez and reveals how much he wanted to join Juventus.
There is increasing controversy over the state of the Shanghai pitch for the Italian Super Cup between Juventus and Lazio.
Gonzalo Rodriguez discussed Fiorentina’s strengths and weaknesses in an exclusive interview with Football Italia.
Manuel Pasqual talked to Football Italia about the Fiorentina captaincy, raising the bar and representing Italy at Euro 2016.
Napoli midfielder Gokhan Inler is reportedly ready to accept a move to Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City.
Beppe Marotta confirms Juventus “rejected offers above €80m for Paul Pogba” and snubs Edin Dzeko. “Milan and Inter are Scudetto favourites.”
Edin Dzeko passed his Roma medical, but can’t complete the transfer from Manchester City until someone else is sold.
Inter are desperate to get rid of Xherdan Shaqiri, with Everton, Tottenham, Newcastle and Borussia Dortmund interested.
Roma are increasingly close to signing Lucas Digne from Paris Saint-Germain, confirm Italian and French sources.
Mario Balotelli reportedly offered himself to Inter and turned down Al-Ahli, but is waiting for Lazio in the Champions League.
Patrice Evra warned Paul Pogba is “not a youngster anymore and has to provide the breakthrough” for Juventus.
The Italian Super Cup kicks off today at 13.00 UK time (12.00 GMT) in Shanghai, so we predict the Juventus and Lazio line-ups.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Francesco Totti thinks Roma's defeat against Barcelona made for 'valuable experience', whilst praising Lionel Messi: 'He's an incomparable champion'.
Inter's new signing Jeison Murillo compares himself to Ivan Cordoba and says he's working to be 'the strongest defender'.
Jeison Murillo thanks Inter for the 'opportunity' and says the Copa America allowed him to 'prove his skills'.
Manuel Pucciarelli officially extended his contract with Empoli for another season, and will play for them until summer 2018.
Mattia Destro is reportedly due to sign for Bologna on Monday, as the club's summit with Roma nears the end.
Roma have called up Mohamed Salah for their friendly against Valencia, while Edin Dzeko and Kevin Strootman are sidelined.
Giuseppe Marotta reveals that Juventus are 'looking for a midfielder' and recognises Inter as 'absolutely a competitor for the Scudetto'.
A typhoon could cause the Italian Supercup final between Lazio and Juventus to be deferred, but experts are optimistic.
Roberto Mancini called up his Inter squad for the friendly against Athletic Bilbao, again leaving out the players expected to depart.
Mohamed Salah defends his 'right to choose' between Fiorentina and Roma, and says the Coach doesn't matter: 'I give my best with everyone'.
Mohamed Salah says Roma can 'exceed expectations' and speaks positively of Rudi Garcia and José Mourinho: 'I'm in good terms with both'.
Marco Verratti admits it’s ‘normal’ that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is linked with the likes of Milan, but hopes he’ll stay at Paris Saint-Germain.
Andrea Barzagli looks set to start for Juventus in tomorrow’s Supercoppa Italiana, as Coach Max Allegri deploys a 3-5-2 shape.
Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer says Juventus target Mario Gotze will stay in Bavaria.
Inter are reportedly preparing an offer for Zenit St Petersburg defender Domenico Criscito.
Giulio Donati calls Lazio a ‘great team’ as he prepares to face them in the Champions League play-off with Bayer Leverkusen.
Bayer Leverkusen Coach Roger Schmidt believes his side have a 50 per cent chance of beating Lazio in the Champions League.
Felipe Melo has not been included in Galatasaray’s squad for the Turkish Super Cup, meaning an Inter move may be close.
Edin Dzeko has passed his Roma medical, but bureaucracy means the transfer won’t be complete in time for the Valencia match.
Maurizio Sarri has named his Napoli squad for the friendly with Porto, with Gonzalo Higuain returning.
Alessandro Diamanti, who spent the second half of last season at Fiorentina, is reportedly close to joining Watford.
Marek Hamsik believes there are ‘six or seven’ teams challenging for the Scudetto - and will shave his mohawk if Napoli win!