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Sevilla, Crystal Palace and Stoke City joined the race for Juventus striker Fernando Llorente.
Fiorentina assistant manager Victor Sanchez said they are “ready for Barcelona” ahead of tonight’s International Champions Cup tie.
Wojciech Szczesny said Roma need “a few weeks to get to know each other” after losing his debut 2-0 to Sporting CP.
Lorenzo Insigne thanked Coach Maurizio Sarri for allowing him to play as a trequartista for Napoli. “I feel the Number 10 jersey is mine.”
Mario Balotelli was reportedly offered to Roma and Fiorentina, but both turned down the troubled Liverpool striker.
After Sami Khedira’s serious injury, Juventus consider bids for Zenit star Axel Witsel and Inter’s Fredy Guarin.
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Milan target Zlatan Ibrahimovic reportedly said “this could’ve been my last game for PSG” after winning the French Super Cup.
Andrea Pirlo had his first MLS start for New York City FC, but wished Juventus good luck against Lazio in the Italian Super Cup.
Rudi Garcia was pleased with Wojciech Szczesny’s Roma debut, but “there was nothing friendly” about Sporting CP.
Udinese fought back after a poor first half and were beaten in a 3-2 thriller by French club Bastia.
Roma were beaten 2-0 by Sporting CP in Lisbon, as Wojciech Szczesny made his debut and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa was sent off.
Genoa earned an impressive 2-0 victory away to Hertha Berlin thanks to Diego Laxalt and Darko Lazovic goals.
Torino suffered a 1-0 defeat away to Stade Rennais, seeing a penalty saved after the French side went down to 10 men.
Palermo made short work of Lumezzane, winning 4-0 with Andrea Belotti bagging a brace.
Max Allegri confirms Sami Khedira is out against Lazio, but “expected more problems” in a 2-0 defeat to Olympique Marseille.
Roma have reportedly agreed a fee with Manchester City for Edin Dzeko at €18m plus €5m in bonuses (£16.1m).
Juventus lost 2-0 to Olympique Marseille, but even worse Stephan Lichtsteiner saw red and Sami Khedira was stretchered off.
Sinisa Mihajlovic is impressed by Milan youngsters Rodrigo Ely and Davide Calabria, while Riccardo Montolivo “can be important.”
Roma have Wojciech Szczesny on the bench, but start Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi and Juan Iturbe against Sporting CP.
Hellas Verona fumbled a lead late on and lost 2-1 away to Hamburger SV with Bosko Jankovic on target.
Sami Khedira was stretchered off with a suspected hamstring strain and is likely to miss the Italian Super Cup with Lazio.
Gilberto is expected to fly in tomorrow to complete his medical with Fiorentina.
Lazio are already training in Shanghai ahead of next Saturday’s Italian Super Cup against Juventus.
Leonardo Bonucci said Juventus “must be stronger than these setbacks” against Lazio in the Italian Super Cup.
Napoli name their squad for the first international friendly against OGC Nice, including new buy Elseid Hysaj.
Paul Pogba, Sami Khedira, Mario Mandzukic and Alvaro Morata start as Juventus visit Olympique Marseille in a pre-season friendly.
Chievo impressed during a 3-1 defeat to Bayer Leverkusen, who are ready to begin the Bundesliga next weekend.
Stevan Jovetic confirms Roberto Mancini is one of the main reasons he chose to leave Manchester City for Inter.
Sampdoria are considering alternatives to Coach Walter Zenga and the favourite seems to be Gigi Del Neri.
Domenico Berardi turns 21 today and is “happy to have another year of growth” at Sassuolo before joining Juventus.
Mario Gomez admits Fiorentina “didn’t go the way I wanted and I needed a change of scenery” after joining Besiktas.
Jose Callejon’s agent “rules out” the possibility of joining Inter in an exchange for Juan Jesus. “I think he’ll stay at Napoli.”
Elseid Hysaj will undergo his Napoli medical today before completing the transfer from Empoli.
There are growing reports Edin Dzeko could have his Roma medical on Monday after Manchester City agreed a €22m fee.

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