Roma make several changes for the Champions League play-off with Porto, moving Daniele De Rossi to centre-back.
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Koulibaly given €70m clause
Napoli have offered Chelsea target Kalidou Koulibaly a contract extension to 2021 with €70m release clause valid only abroad.
Anderlecht talks for De Ceglie
Juventus left-back Paolo De Ceglie is in negotiations with Anderlecht, who seem the favourites ahead of Cagliari.
Ronald de Boer: 'Have patience, Frank'
Inter Coach Frank de Boer has been advised to “have patience” in Serie A by his brother Ronald.
Sevilla close to Rodrigo Caio
Rodrigo Caio is in Italy to get his EU passport, but it’s reported the Sao Paulo defender will head to Sevilla rather than Milan or Lazio.
Belgians line up for Vainqueur
Anderlecht and Standard Liege are the favourites for Roma midfielder William Vainqueur.
Newcastle ask for Lazaar
Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar is not only wanted by West Ham United, but also Rafa Benitez’s club Newcastle United.
Borja-Jovetic-Rossi domino effect
There could be an extraordinary transfer merry-go-round involving Stevan Jovetic, Giuseppe Rossi and Borja Valero.
De Guzman to Chievo tomorrow
Napoli winger Jonathan De Guzman should complete his Chievo transfer tomorrow, claim multiple sources.
Today is “the moment of truth” for Manolo Gabbiadini to Everton, claim SportItalia, as Napoli prepare to go for Simone Zaza.
Juventus work to lower Matuidi price
Juventus are reportedly working to lower Blaise Matuidi’s asking price, emboldened by an agreement with the player.
‘Higuain, Pjanic invigorate Juventus’
Juventus have been given “new life” by the arrivals of Miralem Pjanic and Gonzalo Higuain, according to Giorgio Chiellini.
Strootman: ‘Hard to play for 0-0’
Kevin Strootman admits Roma would find it “difficult to play for 0-0” against Porto tonight.
Chelsea return for Romagnoli?
Chelsea are undeterred by being rejected for Alessio Romangoli, with reports they’ll make a new offer to Milan.
Chiellini: ‘Roma more prepared’
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini believes Roma are in better shape than Inter or Napoli at the moment.
Sosa agent: ‘War with Besiktas!’
Jose Sosa’s agent admits he had to go to “war with Besiktas” to take his client to Milan.
West Ham rejected for Bacca
Milan TV claims West Ham United made a new offer for Carlos Bacca, but it was rejected.
Aquilani set for Pescara
Alberto Aquilani has reportedly terminated his Sporting contract, and is set to sign for Pescara.
Balotelli in Bologna talks?
Mario Balotelli has reportedly been spotted in Bologna, sparking rumours a move to the Rossoblu is close.
Chiellini: ‘Lazio are formidable’
Juventus centre-back Giorgio Chiellini warns Lazio are “a formidable team” ahead of their meeting on Saturday.
De Boer: ‘Why I left out Perisic…’
Inter Coach Frank de Boer says his side “are not physically ready”, which is why he left out Ivan Perisic.
Strootman: ‘Roma don’t fear Juventus’
Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman admits Juventus “have the best players on paper” but “we don’t fear anyone”.
Gabigol to Inter this week?
Inter’s deal for Gabriel Barbosa could be closed this week, according to reports in Brazil.
Agent: ‘Napoli wanted Bacca’
Carlos Bacca’s agent confirms “Napoli were interested” but “he’s happy to stay at Milan”.
Juve eye Bakayoko, Makengo
Juventus have set their eyes on two young midfielders from Ligue 1, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Jean-Victor Makengo.
Ventura: 'Where Conte left off...'
Giampiero Ventura looks forward to starting his adventure with the Azzurri: 'I'll take up where Antonio Conte left off'.
Maccarone, Paletta, Rajkovic suspended
Empoli's Massimo Maccarone, Milan's Gabriel Paletta and Palermo's Slobodan Rajkovic are this season's first players to be suspended.
Napoli miss out on Zaza?
Napoli are once again targeting Simone Zaza, but it seems he will head off to West Ham or Southampton.
Napoli: contract offer for Caceres
Napoli are now in pole to sign Martin Caceres as a free agent, offering the player a three-year contract.
Lucescu: 'De Boer has tough job'
Zenit St Petersburg's Mircea Lucescu says Frank De Boer 'must not bring a fixed formation' to Inter but remain flexible.
Inter to sell Erkin, Jovetic
Inter will sell Caner Erkin and drop Stevan Jovetic, although their destinations aren't entirely clear.
Roma-Porto probable XI
There is remarkable consensus in the media as Roma's only formation doubt facing Porto is the goalkeeper.
Napoli: Mertens as false nine?
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri is considering deploying Dries Mertens as a direct replacement for Gonzalo Higuain, playing as a false nine.
De Boer has Inter summit
Frank De Boer had a summit with Inter's directors to go over the reasons behind the first defeat.
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