NEWS

As Silvio Berlusconi awaits heart surgery, intermediary Sal Galatioto flies in for talks with Fininvest over the Milan sale.
Radja Nainggolan denied telling reporters: “Antonio Conte really wants me at Chelsea and I hear strange voices from Roma.”
Marouane Fellaini said Belgium “need to play with balls” against Italy in their Euro 2016 opener on Monday.
Marc Wilmots insists Belgium “want to win” against Italy and uses criticism of his defence to spur them on.
Dries Mertens assured he’ll stay at Napoli and is confident “Gonzalo Higuain will also sign a new contract.”
Switzerland scraped a 1-0 win over 10-man Albania thanks to Fabian Schär and an early error from Etrit Berisha.
Cesare Prandelli confirms he “shook hands and I gave my word” to join Lazio, even though the club is interviewing other Coaches.
There was an injury scare for Belgium, as Eden Hazard limped out of training, but he is expected to be fit for Italy.
Carpi have renewed their contract with Coach Fabrizio Castori despite relegation from Serie A.
Newly-promoted Crotone confirm they will announce their Coach next week and it’s likely to be Walter Zenga.
Napoli are expected to announce a deal for Piotr Zielinski soon, paying Udinese €12m plus Juan Camilo Zuniga, who will join Watford.
Leonardo Bonucci called Italy Coach Antonio Conte “a hammer” as they prepare for Belgium. “Everything we do in training has a reason.”
Dries Mertens warned Belgium that Italy and Antonio Conte “are very strong tactically, especially in defence.”
With Miralem Pjanic joining Juventus, Roma look at Borja Valero, but Fiorentina want at least €20m.
Antonio Conte bitterly criticised referee Mark Clattenburg, assigned to Belgium v Italy, as “making fun of us.”
Jose Mourinho has reportedly told Matteo Darmian that he’ll be staying at Manchester United, despite Juventus interest.
Italy plan to field an all-attack 3-5-2 against Belgium, using Stephan El Shaarawy and Antonio Candreva to trouble the weak defence.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta confirmed Miralem Pjanic “strongly wanted” this transfer by activating the Roma clause.
Angelo Ogbonna discussed life at West Ham United and why Antonio Conte “never lets a detail go unnoticed.”
Mattia De Sciglio hailed Antonio Conte for “the ability to make you memorise movements quickly” and is regaining his confidence.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni confirms Miralem Pjanic “has asked to activate his release clause” to join Juventus.
There are reports Yaya Toure would be prepared to halve his Manchester City wages to push through an Inter move.
Inter full-back Davide Santon is wanted by newly-promoted Cagliari and a return to England with Crystal Palace.
Fiorentina could lose Cristian Tello to Liverpool, according to Spanish reports, as Barcelona have a buy-back option.
Paul Pogba was not upset by his surprise substitution as France beat Romania. “Those who came on gave us the energy we needed.”
Rubin Kazan confirm they approached Fiorentina tactician Paulo Sousa, “but his financial demands were outside our budget.”
Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum could be on the Roma radar if they lose Miralem Pjanic to Juventus.
Javier Mascherano is ‘fed up’ with Barcelona and will ask for a transfer to Juventus, according to Sport newspaper.
Carlos Bacca could be tempted into leaving Milan for a reunion with Unai Emery at Paris Saint-Germain.
Mediaset Premium claim Chelsea are prepared to match Roma’s €45m (£35.5m) asking price for Radja Nainggolan.
Alberto Paloschi is expected to leave Swansea City after just six months for a move to Atalanta for €7.5m (£5.9m).
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Dimitri Payet’s scorcher rescued a 2-1 win for France after Patrice Evra handed Romania a penalty in the Euro 2016 opener.
Valencia are expected to meet Bologna and Amadou Diawara’s entourage next week.
Lucas Digne could remain at Roma on loan for another season, but only with a mandatory option to buy from PSG.