NEWS

There are reports Milan and Monaco are close to an agreement for the transfer of Stephan El Shaarawy.
Lazio full-back Bruno Pereirinha is reportedly on the verge of a move to Atletico Paranaense.
Inter forward Xherdan Shaqiri has reportedly accepted a move to Schalke 04 after turning down Stoke City.
Aleksandar Mitrovic’s agent said he’ll sign for Newcastle United, but Anderlecht give Roma hope. “We’re talking to different clubs.”
PSV Eindhoven midfielder Oscar Hiljemark is “truly excited by the chance to play in Serie A with Palermo.”
Giampaolo Pazzini was presented to fans as a Hellas Verona player after being released by Milan.
Sampdoria have officially organised their Europa League preliminary round home tie at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin.
Fiorentina and Chelsea are reportedly in talks to avoid FIFA arbitration over the Mohamed Salah saga.
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic warned Philippe Mexes “has to change his attitude” and would welcome Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
M’Baye Niang scored twice in Milan’s first friendly of the season, beating local side Alcione 5-1.
Torino have officially signed Italy Under-21 internationals Daniele Baselli and Davide Zappacosta from Atalanta.
Napoli will reportedly sign Davide Astori from Cagliari after striking a €6m deal.
Juventus striker Kingsley Coman is wanted by Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Sampdoria, Genoa, Palermo, Sassuolo and Bologna.
Jonathan Biabiany makes his return to football by signing a four-year contract with Inter.
Samir Handanovic confirmed he is “close to agreeing a contract extension with Inter. I am happy to stay here.”
Napoli will play Ligue 1 side OGC Nice in a friendly at the Allianz Riviera in August.
Goran Pandev said he will “have a lot of fun” at Genoa after returning to “my second home” Serie A.
Italy have announced they’ll play Germany in a friendly on March 29 2016 in Munich.
West Ham United have officially signed Angelo Ogbonna from Juventus for €11m. “I feel ready for this new adventure.”
Stefano Pioli said Lazio will “prove to be an attacking and intelligent side” after their exploits of last season.
Albin Ekdal is on the verge of leaving Cagliari for German club Hamburger SV at a cost of €5m.
Roma’s hesitation seems to have cost them Aleksandar Mitrovic, as his agent said he’ll sign for Newcastle United.
Ravel Morrison is settling in at Lazio and the club turns its focus towards Tottenham midfielder Alex Pritchard.
Cagliari have asked for the 2015-16 Serie A season to be postponed until Atalanta face match-fixing charges.
Antonio Conte warned “it will be difficult for Italy to be competitive” if foreign players continue to dominate Serie A.
Daniele Baselli is “very enthusiastic” about joining Torino from Atalanta. “I can’t wait to get started.”
Despite being close to Inter, Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero announced “we’ve got Ervin Zukanovic.”
Italy “want to defend our image in the world, above all with Antonio Conte,” said FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio.
Rudi Garcia wants “my spectacular Roma from the first 18 months,” hinted Edin Dzeko is on his way and hailed Iago Falque.
Matteo Darmian admits “I’m very excited and it’s a dream” as he flies out for a Manchester United medical. “I thank the Torino fans.”
Palermo have officially signed midfielder Gaston Brugman from Pescara. “This is a great opportunity for me.”
Gigi Di Biagio will remain as Italy Under-21 Coach for the next two years, confirmed Antonio Conte.
Salvatore Sirigu’s agent blasts Roma interest, pointing out “they could’ve signed him years ago for a laughable sum.”
Udinese have reportedly agreed to sell Emmanuel Badu to Stoke City for €6.5m.
Geoffrey Kondogbia reveals why he chose Inter and Serie A, while he looks up to Yaya Toure. “You can’t say no to Roberto Mancini.”