NEWS

New Milan Coach Cristian Brocchi warned he is “not a wizard,” but told Mario Balotelli “there are no more chances.”
Cristian Brocchi “wants to change something on a tactical level” ahead of his Milan debut against Sampdoria.
Davide Ballardini is back on the Palermo bench and wants “a team that will attack Juventus” on Sunday.
Claudio Ranieri insists he’s “not ready” to be Italy Coach and “would happily end my career at Leicester City. I love my players like children.”
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri defends his career. “People say I didn’t win, but look at the conditions the teams were in.”
Chelsea join Liverpool in tracking Leandro Paredes, but the Roma midfielder – on loan at Empoli – notes “Serie A is more technical than the Premier League.”
West Ham are looking to Roma forward Adem Ljajic, as Inter don’t seem set to pay €11m to buy him permanently.
Juventus could offer Simone Zaza as part of their summer swoop for Milan full-back Mattia De Sciglio.
Salvatore Galatioto, the American mediator, claims Milan could be sold “in six to eight weeks to a Chinese group that has big ambitions.”
Jonathan Calleri “wants to play in Italy and favours Serie A above other Leagues,” said the Roma and Inter target’s representative.
Joao Miranda warns it’s “more difficult to win a game in Serie A than La Liga,” but doesn’t see Diego Simeone at Inter.
Albania Coach Gianni De Biasi is increasingly the favourite to replace Antonio Conte on the Italy bench after Euro 2016.
There are three games today, with Bologna-Torino, Carpi-Genoa and tonight’s big showdown between Inter and Napoli.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Joao Miranda insists he “will stay at Inter even without Champions League football,” despite Chelsea and Manchester United interest.
Crotone are closer to promotion after a draw with Spezia, while Pescara beat Cesena with a spectacular Gianluca Lapadula goal.
Juventus and Roma appear to have missed out on Giovani Lo Celso, who has agreed terms with PSG.
Felipe Anderson celebrated his 23rd birthday by assuring he is “very happy at Lazio and want to do even better than previous years.”
Roberto Stellone warned Frosinone “cannot make any more mistakes” if they are to stay in Serie A, but have “problems” against Verona.
Fabrizio Castori assures Carpi “believe in safety” and have been in a training retreat ahead of tomorrow’s Genoa clash.
Napoli released a statement noting Gonzalo Higuain’s ban “is a missed opportunity to give credibility to the whole system.”
Leicester City have joined Juventus and Napoli in the hunt for Pescara hitman Gianluca Lapadula.
Napoli lawyer Matteo Grassani is “moderately satisfied” with the decision to cut Gonzalo Higuain’s ban, “but there could’ve been more.”
Roberto Donadoni left the door open ahead of Bologna’s match with Torino. “The next six rounds to evaluate our future.”
Inter named their 23-man squad to face Napoli tomorrow night at San Siro.
Diego Perotti admits Roma “lack a hitman who can score 30 goals, but second place is still possible.”
French papers claim Juventus are in advanced talks with Jonathan Ikone, who could leave PSG for just €1.5m.
Isco’s agent confirms “there is interest from Juventus, but for now no official offers. He would like to stay at Real Madrid.”
Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain got his four-match ban reduced by defending his record of one red card in 430 professional games.
Juan Cuadrado feels the secret to Juventus success is “it’s like a family here and Gigi Buffon is one of the best in the world.”
Milan are in talks for a sale to Chinese investors, but it’s reported their revenue has dropped and costs increased, running at a loss of €89m.
Radja Nainggolan warned he “will never wear the Juventus jersey” and claimed Luciano Spalletti “changed Roma’s mentality.”
Mohamed Salah’s agent says rumours he could breach his Roma contract are “completely untrue”.
Napoli will have Gonzalo Higuain available to face Roma, as his ban has been reduced by one game.
Silvio Berlusconi is reportedly close to agreeing a deal to sell a Milan stake to Chinese investors, but there’s disagreement over the valuation.