NEWS

Paulo Dybala is not afraid of inheriting Andrea Pirlo and Zinedine Zidane’s 21 shirt at Juventus. “I want to follow in their footsteps.”
Andrej Modic was denied a work permit, so Milan could send Alessandro Mastalli to Zdenek Zeman’s Lugano instead.
There are reports Inter and Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic is in negotiations with Bayer Leverkusen.
Sampdoria appear to have beaten Inter to the signature of Chievo full-back Ervin Zukanovic.
Napoli released a statement responding to Gonzalo Higuain’s agent about the release clause. “Papers wrote we would sell for €50m.”
Napoli “are evaluating the best solution” with Eduardo Vargas after receiving offers from Spain, England and the UAE.
Mario Gomez received “more than one offer and we’re evaluating them with the player,” said Fiorentina after Liverpool and Besiktas interest.
Fiorentina confirm they are in talks with Chelsea to “amicably” resolve the Mohamed Salah saga, possibly with a player exchange.
Roma will play Luis Enrique’s Barcelona at the Nou Camp on August 5, invited to the Gamper Trophy.
Ezequiel Lavezzi’s agent reveals the Paris Saint-Germain forward wants to return to Italy, but a move to Napoli is ‘difficult’.
Duvan Zapata’s agent confirms the Napoli striker will join Udinese or Sassuolo on loan, but ‘it doesn’t matter’ which.
The agent of Udinese midfielder Allan is ‘confident’ a move to Napoli will go through, but admits ‘it’s a complicated operation’.
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique he’ll discuss Juventus’ Paul Pogba ‘next week, with whoever is the new President’.
Seydou Keita reveals he turned down ‘very lucrative offers’ to stay at Roma, because of the ‘respect and affection’ for him.
Inter target Ivan Perisic insists he’s ‘100 per cent focused on Wolfsburg’, but ‘in football you can never say never’.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes admits Inter winger Xherdan Shaqiri is unlikely to arrive ‘it's probably one that has gone away from us’.
Gonzalo Higuain’s agent says Aurelio De Laurentiis talking about the Napoli man’s release clause ‘makes it look like he wants to sell’.
Milan are unwilling to raise their offer for Roma’s Alessio Romagnoli, so could turn to Aymen Abdennour of Monaco.
Wolfsburg sporting director Klaus Allofs reiterates ‘we’re not a selling club’, with Inter tracking Ivan Perisic.
Milan have again raised their offer for Roma’s Alessio Romagnoli, but have once again been knocked back.
New Napoli signing Mirko Valdifiori says he has a ‘great opportunity’ after joining the Partenopei.
Arsenal have reportedly launched a €10m bid for Napoli’s Algeria international full-back Faouzi Ghoulam.
Roma have announced that midfielder Seydou Keita has signed a one-year contract extension with the capital club.
New Juventus striker Paulo Dybala says at his unveiling that he’s “ready to play anywhere” and has chosen the number 21 shirt.
Reports in Turkey say that Galatasaray have made an offer for Napoli midfielder Gokhan Inler, but it is too low.
Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini is reportedly holding off on a move for Zenit’s Salomon Rondon as he waits on Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko.
Sampdoria are reportedly lining up a move for Milan forward Alessandro Matri should Stefano Okaka leave the Blucerchiati.
Reports in Spain suggest that Roma are close to agreeing a loan deal with Atletico Madrid for full-back Javier Manquillo.
Milan have reportedly raised their offer for Roma defender Alessio Romagnoli to €22m as they continue their pursuit of the defender.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta says a return to Inter would be “stimulating” and that he feels “a cycle has ended” in France.
Fabio Capello has left his post as head Coach of Russia after an announcement was made by the Russian Football Union.
Inter’s Mauro Icardi says “every touch of the ball goes in” for him against Juventus and discusses his Capocannoniere title.
Inter striker Mauro Icardi says he never considered leaving the Nerazzurri and targets the Champions League next season.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport. 
Roma are on the verge of giving up for Edin Dzeko due to Manchester City’s demands, turning to Zenit striker Jose Salomon Rondon.