NEWS

Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis confirms “the Scudetto is our primary objective” and he will be fit for the start of the season.
Vincenzo Montella said Fiorentina “enjoyed ourselves” in the South American tour after they beat Universitario.
Arturo Vidal and new signings Romulo and Roberto Pereyra go with Juventus on their tour of Asia.
Sampdoria’s World Cup winner Shkodran Mustafi is wanted by Napoli, Juventus, Eintracht Frankfurt and Valencia.
Carlo Tavecchio said “not even John F Kennedy’s assassin had to suffer” this pressure over his racist comments.
Parma have reiterated their support for racism-row FIGC Presidential candidate Carlo Tavecchio.
Sampdoria unveiled a new initiative this season, as ball boys will be replaced by ball ladies on the touchline.
Juventus are considering an offer for Greece international Konstantinos Manolas of Olympiacos.
Roma star Daniele De Rossi said Italian football can’t fight racism if Carlo Tavecchio isn’t made to resign.
Napoli forward Goran Pandev is considering offers from Al Jazira and Olympiacos, but wants Fiorentina.
Sport Mediaset claim Milan are in talks with Liverpool to sell Mario Balotelli for just £14.3m.
Sampdoria will be without full-back Vasco Regini for 10 days with cracked ribs.
English papers now claim Manchester United are prepared to loan Marouane Fellaini to Napoli and pay part of his wages.
Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solksjaer expects “an announcement to be made soon” on Gary Medel’s Inter move.
FIGC Presidential candidate Demetrio Albertini blasted the “same old faces” and Palermo’s Maurizio Zamparini.
Giorgio Chiellini was one of those who complained about Carlo Tavecchio’s racist comments, but hopes Luis Suarez’s biting ban is cut.
Giorgio Chiellini admits it was a “shock” to see Antonio Conte leave Juventus, but Max Allegri “can make us unpredictable.”
Marcello Lippi was surprised Antonio Conte quit Juventus, but urged fans to “have faith in Max Allegri.”
Juve Stabia have lodged an appeal to be let back into Serie B, as the season starts on August 29, but there are only 21 clubs.
Atalanta pushed past Nantes in a penalty shoot-out to win the 20th Trofeo Bortolotti.
Fiorentina have officially sent Marvin Compper and Ante Rebic to German club RB Leipzig.
Parma finished second in a summer tournament behind Bordeaux and ahead of Serie B side Avellino.
Pippo Inzaghi felt Milan’s 2-0 defeat to Liverpool was “undeserved. We were naive, but I saw the right spirit and response.”
Brendan Rodgers insists Liverpool’s pressing game forced Milan into mistakes. “We were really aggressive.”
Milan transfer target Hatem Ben Arfa is “humiliated” at Newcastle United and desperate for a move.
Nemanja Vidic reveals the planning behind his Inter goal in a 2-0 win over Roma. “I was told to attack the near post.”
Daniele De Rossi will not disguise Roma’s ambitions this season. “We have to target the Scudetto, but it’s not as easy as people think.”
Rafa Benitez was impressed with the new Napoli buys, but warned “Juventus and Roma have the Scudetto advantage.”
Despite Arsenal insisting they want to keep Joel Campbell, Milan will reportedly meet his agent today.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Milan lost 2-0 to Liverpool in another poor US performance, but Christian Abbiati saved Ricky Lambert’s penalty.
Fiorentina continued their South American tour by beating Universitario 1-0 in Peru for the Copa EuroAmericana.
Cesena beat Lega Pro side Santarcangelo 2-1, but the opposition scorer was the son of Coach Pierpaolo Bisoli.
Genoa were narrowly beaten 1-0 by French side Bastia, but Tomas Rincon and Iago Falque got their debuts.
Jose Callejon and Josip Radosevic saw Napoli beat PAOK 2-0 at the Stadio San Paolo.

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