NEWS

Simone Inzaghi is glad “people are talking about Lazio again” after the Supercoppa win over Juventus, but Keita Balde Diao and Wesley Hoedt are an issue.
Gonzalo Higuain warned nervous Juventus fans that “we’re only at the beginning of a long season, so we need to be calm.”
Juventus look to the old guard in their Serie A opener against Cagliari, as Douglas Costa and Federico Bernardeschi are benched.
Vincenzo Montella wants Milan to enjoy “a season of satisfaction and proving ourselves, but we’re not underestimating Crotone.”
Stefano Pioli is bitterly disappointed in “unprofessional” Nikola Kalinic, but has new buys in the Fiorentina squad to face his old club Inter.
Luciano Spalletti wouldn’t rule out Antonio Candreva to Chelsea, but joked he “fell for” rumours linking Inter with Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez.
Gian Piero Gasperini criticised Leonardo Spinazzola for abandoning Atalanta ahead of their big game with Roma to push through a Juventus move.
Luciano Spalletti reiterated the importance of “belonging” to Inter and promised Manchester United target Ivan Perisic is “a leader.”
Spal have officially signed Marco Borriello and Bartosz Salamon from Cagliari.
Milan patron David Han Li arrived at Malpensa for the start of the season and noted “we are still doing something” on the market.
Eusebio Di Francesco hit back at Roma critics, defended his 4-3-3 system and expects “even more” from Radja Nainggolan against Atalanta.
As we head into the 2017-18 season, major changes are setting up this newest round of Italy’s top flight to be the best in years.
Jeison Murillo is glad the negotiations are finally over and he has completed his move to Valencia, having learned “a great deal” at Inter.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo discussed Patrik Schick, Fabio Quagliarella and Ricky Alvarez ahead of their Serie A opener with Benevento.
Valencia have confirmed the completion of their transfer for Inter defender Jeison Murillo, on a two-year loan with obligation to buy.
Marco Borriello explained why he is leaving Cagliari for Spal, but insists he never argued with Coach Massimo Rastelli.
Ivan Juric confirmed new buys Luca Rossettini and Andrej Galabinov will start for Genoa against Sassuolo, while Diego Laxalt is uncertain.
Gianluca Vialli is looking forward to “the most evenly-balanced Serie A season of the last 10 years. Juventus weakened and Milan have the strongest defence.”
Luca Toni believes Douglas Costa can inspire Gonzalo Higuain to Capocannoniere status. “He’s one of the four best centre-forwards in the world.”
Roberto Donadoni can count on Rodrigo Palacio for tomorrow’s season opener against Torino. “Bologna have learned our lessons.”
According to The Sun, Manchester United would let David De Gea join Real Madrid next summer if they got Gianluigi Donnarumma from Milan.
Juventus are taking a low-cost approach to their midfield and requesting Renato Sanches on loan from Bayern Munich.
Marten De Roon confessed he has been working on a return to Atalanta since February, having only joined Middlesbrough in July 2016.
Gianluigi Donnarumma discussed Milan ambitions, the “responsibility” of being a goalkeeper, fearing nothing and playing with Leonardo Bonucci.
Juan Manuel Iturbe flew out this morning to complete his €5m transfer from Roma to Mexicans Club Tijuana Xolos.
Gianluigi Donnarumma “received many offers and gave up on a lot in order to stay at my home,” explaining the Milan contract was “not about money.”
Inter are prepared to sell Antonio Candreva to Chelsea for €27.3m (£25m), according to the Mirror newspaper.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito confirms “Milan offered €35m for Keita Balde Diao, West Ham €32m and Napoli €30m. Juventus bid €15m – it’s extortion.”
Sampdoria are “close to concluding a deal” for RNK Split centre-back Bozo Mikulic, confirmed the player’s agent.
Sporting CP are now prepared to pay some of Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa’s salary during a loan from Inter, but negotiations continue.
Stevan Jovetic has reportedly turned down a move to Newcastle United, as he hopes Sevilla can still reach an agreement with Inter.
Juventus offered €75m for Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic, claims Spanish paper As, but it was rejected.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Joao Cancelo was in tears as he said goodbye to Valencia fans this evening, having played his final game before the transfer to Inter.
Andrea Barzagli admits Leonardo Bonucci was “very important” for Juventus, but not like Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi.