NEWS

New Belgium Coach Roberto Martinez has implemented a new no-smoking policy specifically aimed at Roma’s Radja Nainggolan.
Pescara defender Hugo Campagnaro will “use every trick in the book” to stop Inter hitman Mauro Icardi.
Mati Fernandez has a lesion to his right thigh muscle and the Milan midfielder will be out for at least two weeks.
Patrice Evra believes Juventus “have the strength” to win the Champions League but “we’ll take it game-by-game”.
Dries Mertens is reportedly close to a Napoli renewal, but it’s being delayed by image rights.
The European Professional Football Leagues organisation is protesting changes to the Champions League.
Marco Fassone reportedly wants a new Milan sporting director by next week, with Massimiliano Mirabelli the favourite.
Milan striker Carlos Bacca assures he’s ready to play with “great player” Gianluca Lapadula.
Mati Fernandez arrives to join up with Milan, but can’t offer injury assurances - “I have to take the tests”.
Reports in France suggest it was Paris Saint-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi who blocked Blaise Matuidi’s move to Juventus.
Barcelona director Albert Soler confirms they are in “legal process” with Santos over Gabigol.
Marseille reportedly want Rudi Garcia, but his Roma contract could block any move.
Torino sporting director Gianluca Petrachi says talks for Joe Hart were “very quick and very calm”.
Caner Erkin believes Inter Coach Frank de Boer “had a prejudice against me” after being frozen out.
Leandro Castan says he has “a great desire to be reborn in a footballing sense” after being unveiled as a Torino player on Thursday.
Mirko Valdifiori hopes to return to the Italy squad by impressing at Torino - “if a call-up comes I’ll be delighted”.
Serie A’s referees for Week 3 are announced as Marco Di Bello gets the weekend under way, overseeing Juventus-Sassuolo on Saturday.
Ivan Juric believes Giovanni Simeone has what it takes to “continue Leonardo Pavoletti’s legacy and be Genoa’s centre forward for the future”.
Lorenzo De Silvestri insists Torino “have every reason to have a great season” after being unveiled by the club on Thursday.
Juan Mauri has followed his younger brother Jose out of Milan by joining Lega Pro side Paganese on a season-long loan.
There is reportedly “complete breakdown” between Matteo Darmian and Jose Mourinho, opening the door for the right-back to leave Manchester United.
Matias Fernandez could be facing a month out after the Milan midfielder reportedly tore his left hamstring while on international duty for Chile.
Umberto Gandini says Milan’s change of ownership and a “desire to grow” prompted his departure to Roma.
Gennaro Gattuso is hoping speculation linking Paolo Maldini and Demetrio Albertini with Milan returns bears fruition “because they’re needed”.
Former Milan and Barcelona star Ronaldinho has confirmed that he will retire from football next year and hinted at a future in music.
Antonio Di Natale believes Roma should retire their No 10 shirt once the “beautiful and extraordinary” Francesco Totti stops playing.
Marcello Lippi will reportedly become the world’s highest-paid Coach after agreeing a return to Guangzhou Evergrande.
Mino Raiola says Paul Pogba is “where he wants to be”, Mario Balotelli needs to be “more like Zlatan” and Gianluigi Donnarumma can “become the best”.
QPR director of football Les Ferdinand has revealed that his club are “open” to the idea of Lazio midfielder Ravel Morrison returning to Loftus Road.
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Leonardo Bonucci will reportedly be offered a new contract worth €5m per year as Juventus aim to keep Manchester City and Chelsea at bay.
Gabigol confirmed he will move to Inter next week, but is bringing his physiotherapist and other members of his entourage.
Javier Zanetti trusts the Suning Group “want to do great things” with Inter and has advice for Mauro Icardi.
It’s reported Torino goalkeeper Joe Hart could be allowed to leave Manchester City on a permanent basis for a cut-price fee.
Ternana scraped a 1-0 victory over Gennaro Gattuso’s Pisa, who played practically the entire match with 10 men.