NEWS

Italy crashed out of the European Under-21 Championship after a 3-1 semi-final defeat to Spain, as Saul Niguez got a hat-trick and Roberto Gagliardini was sent off.
“Roma and Watford have asked if they can take Rodrigo Aguirre on loan” from Udinese, confirmed his agent.
Sevilla have officially announced a basic agreement with Inter to sign Ever Banega, who makes his return to the club after one year.
“Inter are prepared to loan Gabigol out for a season and I am studying offers, but he’ll definitely remain in Europe,” said his agent.
Mario Pasalic may well stay in Italy after his Milan spell, as Chelsea could loan him to Lazio or Valencia.
Dani Alves said goodbye to Juventus fans, as he prepares to sign for Manchester City, but assured “I don’t play football for money. I apologise if fans think I did something to offend them.”
Sampdoria have officially sold creative midfielder Bruno Fernandes to Sporting CP for a reported €9m plus bonuses.
Roma defender Kostas Manolas is expected to undergo his Zenit medical tomorrow after a €35m deal, but Leandro Paredes is still hesitating.
Italy “are here to win” the Under-21 European Championship semi-final against Spain, assured FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio.
David Trezeguet reveals he dropped down into Serie B with Juventus after Calciopoli “to give something back.”
Italian reports claim that Manchester United are ready to pay Real Madrid €80m for James Rodriguez, a former Inter and Milan target.
Torino face competition for Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen, as Besiktas also want him on loan after his Roma spell.
Italy are forced into changes in their European Under-21 Championship semi-final against star-studded Spain, using Federico Bernardeschi as a striker.
Former Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello confirmed he will be part of Luciano Spalletti’s staff at Inter next season.
Atalanta are very close to bringing Marten de Roon back to Serie A, prepared to pay Middlesbrough €14m (£12.3m).
Former Juventus player Kingsley Coman, now at Bayern Munich, has reportedly been arrested for domestic abuse.
Paolo Maldini’s professional tennis debut ended in a straight sets defeat the day after his 49th birthday.
After his agent said the deal was “practically done,” Sevilla director Oscar Arias confirms Inter are ready to send Ever Banega back to his old club.
Roma are believed to want €13m for Mario Rui, while the Napoli offer is currently just €8-9m, but they continue to negotiate.
Genoa have officially released Lucas Orban from his contract after just 13 appearances for the club.
“Roma’s interest in Maxime Gonalons is real,” confirmed agent Frederic Guerra, who was at the club’s HQ again this afternoon.
It has been confirmed that Napoli legend Diego Maradona will be given honorary Neapolitan citizenship.
Francesco Totti has an offer from Japanese side Tokyo Verdy but “he wants €3m” so a deal is difficult.
Emanuele Giaccherini’s agent says the Napoli man could replace Borja Valero at Fiorentina - “he’s more consistent and he scores more”.
Salvatore Sirigu is “honoured” to have signed for Torino as they have “a unique history”.
Torino have officially confirmed the signing of Italian international Salvatore Sirigu from Paris Saint-Germain.
Reports in France claim Maxime Gonalons has chosen to join Roma, who have sent an official bid to Lyon.
Despite reports Leandro Paredes was having second thoughts, he and Kostas Manolas could leave Roma for Zenit St Petersburg tomorrow.
Walter Sabatini tells Inter fans “don’t worry” as the club is working on transfers, albeit “in silence”.
Adam Ounas will have his Napoli medical in Rome on Friday, the Bordeaux winger’s agent confirms.
Domenico Criscito has reportedly agreed a deal with Genoa, but Zenit St Petersburg won’t sell him.
Bologna have officially confirmed the signing of French centre-back Sebastien De Maio.
Diego Della Valle is reportedly asking for €300m to sell Fiorentina, following yesterday’s announcement.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero confirms Milan Skriniar to Inter is “done”, and Luis Muriel “will go where his heart takes him”.
Milan will face Lugano in a friendly on July 11, the first match for their new signings.