NEWS

Napoli are moving forward with Zenit, matching Everton’s €25m offer, and have agreed personal terms with Axel Witsel, it’s reported.
Milan have suddenly surged forward for Piotr Zielinski and expect to sign the Poland international from Udinese within days.
Juventus are showing interest in Manchester United outcast Memphis Depay.
Sportitalia claim Inter will loan Juan Jesus to Roma with a compulsory option to buy for €9m.
Cagliari are in talks to take full-back Davide Calabria on loan from Milan.
Milan are reportedly close to agreeing a €25m move for Villarreal defender Mateo Musacchio.
Sporting Gijon are in talks to take Ezequiel Ponce on loan from Roma as the new Antonio Sanabria.
According to reports in Italy, Everton will outbid Chelsea by offering €45m for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
CF Monterrey are very interested in signing Udinese’s Paraguayan midfielder Ivan Piris, according to Sky Sport Italia.
Lazio are stepping up their attempts to sign Empoli defender Federico Barba after Simone Inzaghi was appointed as Coach.
Roberto Mancini is not concerned by Inter’s 0-0 friendly with Wattens. “The first few days are tough, I told the lads not to push too hard.”
Francesco Totti and Kostas Manolas picked up injuries in Roma’s first day of pre-season training.
Spanish paper Marca claims Real Madrid turned down a €60m Chelsea offer for Alvaro Morata, as they intend to keep the striker.
Jeison Murillo has reportedly turned down a move to Zenit, so Bayern Munich step up for the Inter defender.
Inter drew 0-0 with Austrian side WSG Wattens in their first pre-season friendly, as Andrea Ranocchia hit the crossbar.
Sampdoria have officially sold Niklas Moisander to Werder Bremen, announced the Blucerchiati.
Sassuolo are challenging West Ham and Crystal Palace for Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar.
Zenit denied they have been “in any negotiations with Napoli for Axel Witsel,” despite the Italian club’s radio station saying a deal was close.
Lazio are in negotiations to sell Santiago Gentiletti to San Lorenzo – his former club.
Javier Zanetti assures “Roberto Mancini is our Coach and Inter have a project with him,” while Mauro Icardi won’t go to the Olympics.
“Arsenal told us Alexis Sanchez is not on the market,” reveals Juventus director Beppe Marotta, even after being quoted a €40m price-tag.
If Adem Ljajic does not agree terms, then Torino are preparing a €7m bid for Sampdoria striker Luis Muriel instead.
New Coach Davide Nicola urged Crotone to “believe in this fairy tale” in their first ever Serie A season.
Diego Milito looks back over the Inter Treble and reveals Jose Mourinho “always needs an enemy, even if he has to invent them.”
Milan met with Mateo Musacchio’s agent again today and attempt to negotiate down the €30m Villarreal asking price.
Joao Mario told Sporting CP he wants to leave and Inter are the favourites despite an initial €25m offer being rejected.
Juan Camilo Zuniga is on the verge of a transfer from Napoli to Walter Mazzarri’s Watford.
Lazio confirmed Antonio Candreva “has asked to leave” after agreeing a deal with Napoli, but he’s still working out personal terms.
Simone Inzaghi is back on the Lazio bench after Marcelo Bielsa pulled out. “It all happened suddenly, but I felt my time here wasn’t over.”
Lazio President Claudio Lotito got into a row with reporters at a Press conference after assuring “plans will not be abandoned.”
Lazio director Igli Tare outlined transfer dealings with Alexandre Pato, Enner Valencia, Mario Jardel, Adriano and more after Marcelo Bielsa’s rejection.
Lazio pledged to take legal action against Marcelo Bielsa and noted “not one word in the contract is related to transfers or signings.”
Napoli’s official radio station claims they have agreed terms with both Zenit and Axel Witsel, beating Everton to the player.
Francesco Totti “hopes to add more trophies” in his 25th consecutive season as a Roma player.
Juventus will reportedly announce Medhi Benatia’s arrival from Bayern Munich over the next few days.