NEWS

Riccardo Orsolini has won the Golden Boot as top scorer in the Under-20 World Cup after Italy got the bronze medal.
Despite reports of an imminent deal with Liverpool, our exclusive source close to Mohamed Salah insists there are no developments for the Roma winger.
Roma winger Mohamed Salah could be announced by Liverpool within a couple of days in a €40m deal, suggests beIN Sport.
Inter improve their offer for Antonio Rudiger to €28m after agreeing personal terms, but it’s still nowhere near enough for Roma.
Lorenzo Pellegrini looks set to follow Coach Eusebio Di Francesco from Sassuolo to Roma next season, despite Juventus interest.
Napoli are offering €5m plus Luigi Sepe for Italy Under-21 goalkeeper Alessio Cragno, but Cagliari want €10m.
Roberto Mancini is eager to bring Roma defender Federico Fazio to Zenit St Petersburg, according to the Corriere dello Sport.
Fabio Capello is currently at Suning headquarters to sign the contract with Jiangsu Suning, bringing Gianluca Zambrotta and Cristian Brocchi with him.
Lorenzo Pellegrini and Matteo Darmian look set to start tonight as Italy host Liechtenstein in a World Cup qualifier.
Italy have finished third in the Under-20 World Cup after Alessandro Plizzari’s penalty shoot-out heroics against Uruguay.
Barcelona will reportedly make a €100m offer for Marco Verratti after the Juventus target told Paris Saint-Germain he wants a transfer.
Juventus will meet Bayern Munich next week to finalise their bid for versatile forward Douglas Costa, according to multiple reports.
Inter tried to offer Atalanta €28m for Andrea Conti, but the right-back is absolutely determined to join Milan, claim Sportitalia.
Gigi Buffon is “proud not to be like” the Italians who celebrated Juventus losing the Champions League Final to Real Madrid.
Liechtenstein Coach Rene Pauritsch warns they kept Italy out for 45 minutes before and can do it for even longer in tonight’s World Cup qualifier.
Juventus have agreed terms with Sampdoria for Patrik Schick, but as part of the deal they’ll loan out Riccardo Orsolini, Andrea Favilli or Rolando Mandragora.
Juventus are holding firm despite Chelsea raising their Alex Sandro bid to €60m (£52.7m), according to the Italian papers.
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Marco Verratti has informed Paris Saint-Germain that he wants a transfer, claims L’Equipe, as Juventus and Barcelona prepare to do battle.
Gianluigi Donnarumma has decided to sign a contract extension with Milan, claim reports, but release clauses are still a problem.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be heading to Russia for a reunion with Roberto Mancini at Zenit St Petersburg.
Italy play the Under-20 World Cup bronze medal match against Uruguay tomorrow and Coach Alberigo Evani trusts in revenge.
Davide Nicola is cycling 1,300km for Crotone and it’s that kind of commitment that earned him confirmation as their Coach.
Giampiero Ventura confirmed Sassuolo midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini should start for Italy against Liechtenstein, but warned “don’t expect a goalfest.”
The squad numbers for the Italy players in tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein have been confirmed.
Gigi Buffon admits “this could be my final year” as a player, so it’s only right Juventus and Italy seek his heirs, but shows respect for Liechtenstein.
UEFA rejected Milan’s Financial Fair Play plan because there are questions over economic sustainability and revenue from merchandising.
After a series of insults, Andrea Conti’s agent now says he has cleared the air with Atalanta. “We await the Milan offer that reflects his value.”
Serie A will begin using VAR technology in every game from the start of the 2017-18 season, abolishing goal-line referees.
Napoli are reportedly closer than ever to Alex Berenguer after offering Osasuna €5m plus bonuses and a percentage on a future sale.
Mario Rui’s agent said rumours of his move to Napoli are “invented, as he will certainly remain with Roma next season.”
The Coppa Italia Final has been moved from May 27 to May 9, 2018, allowing the Italy squad to prepare earlier for the World Cup.
Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini has “no regrets” about his time at Napoli, but feels the Italian media ignores him in the Premier League.
Gonzalo Rodriguez admits he “would gladly have stayed at Fiorentina, but I am taking my time to evaluate the best choice for my future.”
Roma have made a €4m offer for Eibar centre-back Florian Lejeune, but there’s a lot of competition from the likes of Tottenham, Arsenal and Sevilla.