NEWS

Ivaylo Chochev’s last-gasp strike gave Palermo a 1-0 victory after extra time over 10-man Bari in the Coppa Italia.
Paulo Dybala, Lucas Biglia, Ever Banega and Lionel Messi are included in the Argentina squad, but there’s no Gonzalo Higuain.
Ladislav Krejci was on target during his competitive Bologna debut, as they swept Trapani aside 2-0 in the Coppa Italia.
Simone Zaza was left out of the Juventus squad to face Espanyol, as he’s flying out for Wolfsburg talks tomorrow.
Despite declaring he was “too expensive,” Chievo are reported to be in advanced talks to sign Mario Balotelli on loan from Liverpool.
Napoli are “days away” from completing a swoop for Croatia international Marko Rog, claim Sky Sport Italia and Sportitalia.
There are mixed reports on the Mauro Icardi situation, as while Inter reject Napoli’s €62m bid, he hasn’t agreed a contract renewal either.
Sunderland have offered €10m for Torino right-back Davide Zappacosta, claim Tuttomercatoweb.
Sassuolo have made an initial €8m offer for Riccardo Saponara, report Sky Sport Italia, but Empoli want €15m.
With Nikola Maksimovic incoming from Torino, Raul Albiol seems set to reject a Napoli renewal, prompting a €10m Valencia move.
Pescara have reportedly agreed terms with Paris Saint-Germain for Jean-Christophe Bahebeck and now await his all-clear.
Juventus named a 24-man squad for their friendly against Espanyol on Saturday evening, but there's no Simone Zaza.
Chinese club Hebei Fortune are said to be in negotiations with former Inter Coach Roberto Mancini.
Chievo have reportedly beaten Liverpool to a deal for Anderlecht midfielder Samuel Bastien.
Napoli are on the verge of selling midfielder David Lopez to his old club Espanyol, report Sky Sport Italia.
Bologna confirmed reports that two laptops belonging to Coach Roberto Donadoni were stolen from their training ground.
Genoa squeezed their way through to the Coppa Italia Fourth Round after beating Lega Pro side Lecce 3-2.
Nikola Maksimovic’s possible move to Napoli comes closer, as he is left out of Torino’s Coppa Italia squad against Pro Vercelli.
Atalanta have officially loaned defender Michele Canini to Lega Pro outfit Parma.
Sporting CP Coach Jorge Jesus tells Inter that midfielder Joao Mario “is available to play and the club doesn’t need to sell.”
Napoli have left the Number 9 jersey unassigned, as Arkadiusz Milik takes 99, but David Lopez is heading for the exit.
Nobody has taken on Paul Pogba’s Number 10 jersey for Juventus, as Paulo Dybala retains his 21.
Inter believe they have done enough to keep Mauro Icardi despite Napoli and Arsenal interest, offering a contract renewal today.
Milan have announced the shirt numbers for their squad in 2016-17, including new buy Gianluca Lapadula wearing 9.
Palermo have set their sights firmly on Corinthians midfielder Bruno Henrique as their first choice midfield signing.
Torino will wait until getting more details on Jozo Simunovic’s fitness levels before making a firm offer to Celtic.
Coach Frank de Boer has named his Inter squad for his debut, the International Champions Cup test against Celtic tomorrow.
Pescara have reportedly agreed terms with Ajax in a €3m swoop for winger Robert Muric.
Roma are waiting for Umar Sadiq to complete his Rio Olympics commitments before discussing a loan move to Crotone.
“Gustavo Gomez will be Milan’s first choice defender for the next 10 years,” assures Lanus President Nicolas Russo.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte admits he’s “not relaxed because it’s a big challenge to manage a new team in a new league and a new country.”
Max Allegri said Juventus got “an extraordinary deal” out of selling Paul Pogba to Manchester United for €105m (£89.2m).
It’s reported Sampdoria will leave Antonio Cassano out of their 25-man squad for the upcoming Serie A season.
Milan have reportedly rejected advances from Napoli for full-back Mattia De Sciglio.
Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says Nikola Maksimovic will start in the Coppa Italia, amid talk of a move to Napoli.