NEWS

Agent Federico Pastorello believes Mohamed Salah and Edin Dzeko would allow Roma 'a great leap forward in the league's hierarchies'.
Udinese have reportedly signed Universidad Catolica's Xavier Santos, who will be loaned to Granada.
Roma test out Ucan and Iago Falque against Real Madrid, who will be getting used to playing without Iker Casillas.
Mattia Destro is rumoured to have informally agreed to a deal with Fiorentina for a transfer away from Roma.
Coach Roberto Mancini looks forward to playing Milan and Real Madrid, but warns: 'We're still in the middle of our preparations'.
Fiorentina seem to be drifting towards chaos as patron Andrea Della Valle angers his own press.
Facundo Roncaglia's agent accuses Fiorentina of disrespecting everyone after the club blocked the player's departure.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fiorentina warn the Mohamed Salah saga “will be a long and complicated matter. We’ll be talking to Chelsea too.”
Sampdoria unveiled their new strip for 2015-16, including a microchip that plays a chant from the squad encouraging fans.
Chelsea have also asked Roma for Milan target Alessio Romagnoli as part of the Mohamed Salah move.
Mohamed Salah “will wear the shirt of another Italian club” this season, confirmed his lawyer after talks with Roma.
Paraguay international Ivan Piris has joined Udinese on a permanent basis from Deportivo Maldonado.
Vangelis Moras has left the Hellas Verona training camp to help look after his brother.
Fiorentina have reportedly surpassed Lazio in the race for Genk midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
Roma have reportedly asked Chelsea for the availability of Filipe Luis during Mohamed Salah talks.
Marek Hamsik said “there’s a big difference between Rafa Benitez and Maurizio Sarri. Napoli work much harder now.”
Sampdoria swept Slovenian side Triglav aside 3-0 in a friendly with Pawel Wszolek, Fernando and Luis Muriel on target.
Stephan El Shaarawy made the ideal debut for Monaco, scoring in their 3-1 victory over PSV Eindhoven.
Amauri scored four goals in Torino’s friendly, but Cesare Bovo picked up an injury.
Italy Under-21 international Francesco Bardi could be heading to Spain for Real Sociedad or Espanyol.
Udinese have sold Brazilian defender Naldo to Sporting Lisbon after his loan spell at Getafe.
Roma are considering an offer for Chile international and Atalanta striker Mauricio Pinilla.
Empoli have officially signed right-back Luca Bittante from Fiorentina on a four-year contract.
President Massimo Ferrero said Sampdoria “would be a great opportunity for Mario Balotelli to relaunch his career.”
Allan is on the verge of a move to Napoli, as Udinese left him out of their squad to face Ingolstadt.
Lazio rejected “huge offers” for Lucas Biglia, Ron Vlaar isn’t an option, but there’s “no deal” for Ricardo Kishna or Sergej Milikovic-Savic.
Bad news for Genoa, as goalkeeper Antonio Donnarumma is out for around four months with a shoulder injury.
Cesena confirm they have agreed terms with Palermo for striker Gregoire Defrel. “He can follow Paulo Dybala and Edinson Cavani.”
Hellas Verona have signed ex-Bologna goalkeeper Ferdinando Coppola on a free transfer.
Bayer Leverkusen director Rudi Voller assured “at the moment there’s little chance” Mateo Kovacic will join from Inter.
Walter Zenga warned Sampdoria’s potential Europa League opponents Vojvodina and Spartaks Jurmala are “tough, but in our destiny.”
Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia could be reunited with his fellow Italy international Angelo Ogbonna at West Ham United.
Mattia Destro is reportedly the key to Roma signing Mohamed Salah from Chelsea, with Fiorentina's blessing.
Milan, Inter and Sassuolo will face off in the traditional Trofeo TIM in Reggio Emilia on August 12.

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