NEWS

Schalke gave Juventus permission to speak to Julian Draxler, but the €30m demand is a long way off the €20m bid.
Roma are increasingly close to Wojciech Szczesny from Arsenal on loan with an option to buy for €5m.
Mohamed Salah’s lawyer confirmed “he does not want to go to Napoli,” as his agents fly in for a meeting with Roma.
Davide Astori could finally be ready to complete his transfer from Cagliari to Napoli after sponsorship problems.
Fabio Cannavaro tips Juventus for a fifth straight Scudetto, but Inter and Roma can give them a tough time.
Carpi are on the verge of signing Udinese defender Igor Bubnjic.
Napoli are considering Hull City and Uruguay striker Abel Hernandez to replace Duvan Zapata.
Andrea Pirlo has jetted out to America and is expected to make his New York City FC debut on July 26 against Orlando City.
Riccardo Montolivo is won over by new Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic. “He’s genuine and that’s the most important thing.”
Schalke 04 “authorised Juventus to speak with Julian Draxler,” but are reportedly unwilling to release him on loan.
As expected, Lazio have terminated Ederson’s contract, so he is now free to join Flamengo.
Gigi Buffon has sold 70 per cent of Lega Pro club Carrarese Calcio to new investors.
Goran Pandev was on target and Issa Cissokho made his debut as Genoa beat FC Wacker Innsbruck 4-1.
French paper L’Equipe claims Milan are in talks for Newcastle United teen Olivier Kemen.
Lorenzo Insigne is “trying to learn as much as possible” in his brand new trequartista role for Napoli.
Maurizio Sarri was not impressed by Napoli’s 8-0 friendly win. “It’s all extremely slow and bland. We’ve got to speed it up.”
Xherdan Shaqiri likes Schalke 04 and returning to the Bundesliga “is an objective, but at the moment I’m still an Inter player.”
Juventus are reportedly in talks with Cagliari for impressive 19-year-old midfielder Godfred Donsah.
Lorenzo Insigne scored a hat-trick as Napoli won their first friendly of the season 8-0 against Anaune.
Luiz Adriano and Carlos Bacca will go on Milan’s tour of China, but not Hachim Mastour or Simone Verdi.
Walter Zenga warned Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli “won’t come to Sampdoria. We need different types of people here.”
Mundo Deportivo claim Adriano is working out the final details to quit Barcelona and join Roma for around €8m.
Marek Hamsik continued his attack on Rafa Benitez, saying the ex-Napoli Coach “used the same system for two years.”
Empoli have officially signed ex-Parma defender Andrea Costa as a free agent.
Roma are reportedly on the verge of signing Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, leaving Sergio Romero to Manchester United.
The tennis-style table for the Coppa Italia has been drawn up and Milan will begin their campaign in August.
Roberto Mancini admits Inter are not on the level of Bayern Munich, but praises the Nerazzurri’s new signings.
Napoli have officially completed the signing of Udinese midfielder Allan, after a drawn-out transfer saga.
Adem Ljajic believes Roma’s friendly with Manchester City was ‘a good test’ as they could meet them in the Champions League.
Ivan Perisic’s agent admits Wolfsburg are ‘very reluctant’ to sell the winger to Inter, but talks are ongoing.
Juventus target Mario Gotze was the difference, as Inter went down 1-0 to Bayern Munich in Shanghai.
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini discusses the club’s transfer targets, including Ivan Perisic, Mohamed Salah and Felipe Melo.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia says Ashley Cole should not be blamed for his mistake in the friendly with Manchester City.
Jeremy Menez’s agent assures the forward ‘will definitely stay at Milan', despite reports in England linking him to Liverpool.
Milan President Silvio Bersluconi has paid a visit to the team at Milanello, and calls them ‘well-organised’.

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