NEWS

World Cup final referee Nicola Rizzoli will take charge of Sunday’s Serie A showdown between Roma and Juventus.
Inter full-back Cristiano Biraghi has officially joined La Liga side Granada on loan for the season.
Davide Astori says Napoli ‘lost sight of the real negotiation’ early this summer, but praises Fiorentina’s ‘great potential.’
New Roma signing Lucas Digne says Rudi Garcia was ‘instrumental’ in his decision to leave Paris Saint-Germain.
Bulgaria international Aleksandar Tonev has officially joined Frosinone from Aston Villa in a permanent deal.
Juventus’ Fernando Llorente has reportedly passed his medical with Sevilla and is expected to sign a contract shortly.
Ezequiel Lavezzi has agreed personal terms with Inter but a transfer fee is yet to be agreed, according to reports.
Milan and Juventus are set for battle after Axel Witsel reportedly told Zenit: ‘I want to move to Italy.’
Milan have announced that Mario Balotelli has joined the Rossoneri from Liverpool on a one-season loan deal.
Milan striker Mario Balotelli says he’ll be worried when fans stop whistling him, as ‘that’d mean they no longer fear me’.
Mario Balotelli says he owes Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic ‘a great debt’ for ‘exposing himself’ by re-signing the striker.
Mario Balotelli reflects on his Liverpool stint, saying Brendan Rodgers' tactics ‘didn’t suit my characteristics’.
New Milan signing Mario Balotelli says ‘I have a promise to keep with myself’ upon his return to San Siro.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Napoli negotiations with Olympique Marseille for Mario Lemina “are going pretty well,” said an intermediary.
Roger Schmidt said Bayer Leverkusen’s European experience was pivotal against Lazio in the Champions League play-off.
Felipe Anderson confessed Lazio “didn’t play well and lacked experience” with Bayer Leverkusen.
Juventus have reportedly offered €23m plus bonuses for Julian Draxler, but Axel Witsel is also an option.
Marco Parolo said Lazio “lacked the determination of the first leg” against Bayer Leverkusen, but will learn from it.
Stefano Pioli confessed “Bayer Leverkusen were better,” as Lazio “aren’t ready for the Champions League yet.”
Juventus are top seeds in the Champions League draw, while Roma are in the third pot.
Antonio Candreva said Lazio “made life difficult for ourselves” in the Champions League play-off with Bayer Leverkusen.
Defensive errors proved costly, as 10-man Lazio lost 3-0 at Bayer Leverkusen to crash out of the Champions League play-off.
Juventus have given Sevilla permission for a Fernando Llorente medical ahead of his free transfer.
Bayer Leverkusen director Rudi Voller admits “it will be a difficult game, as Lazio are as tough as Roma and Juventus.”
Lazio director Igli Tare said they “want to win at all costs” in the Champions League with Bayer Leverkusen.
Lucas Digne is “very excited” with his transfer to Roma and expects to “learn new skills” in Serie A.
Lazio rely on youth in their Champions League play-off with Bayer Leverkusen, starting Keita Balde Diao and Felipe Anderson.
Lazio go head-to-head with Bayer Leverkusen for a place in the Champions League amid an injury crisis.
Massimo Moratti reveals he almost signed Eric Cantona and Francesco Totti, plus how Roberto Mancini got the Inter job.
Ex-Inter President Massimo Moratti hails Jose Mourinho above Helenio Herrera and the Calciopoli Scudetto was “only right.”
“Alberto Gilardino passed his medical and is a Palermo player,” said the Sicilian club after reports he could join Lazio.
Jonathan De Guzman “will probably find a solution” with Sunderland by tomorrow, said his agent.
Fernando Llorente is due to terminate his Juventus contract and to undergo Sevilla medicals tomorrow, so Simone Zaza stays.
Roma have officially signed Lucas Digne from PSG, a €2.5m loan with option to buy.

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