What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Totti: 'Messi a real ace'
Francesco Totti thinks Roma's defeat against Barcelona made for 'valuable experience', whilst praising Lionel Messi: 'He's an incomparable champion'.
'I work to be Inter's strongest defender'
Inter's new signing Jeison Murillo compares himself to Ivan Cordoba and says he's working to be 'the strongest defender'.
Murillo: 'Inter is an opportunity'
Jeison Murillo thanks Inter for the 'opportunity' and says the Copa America allowed him to 'prove his skills'.
Pucciarelli renews with Empoli
Manuel Pucciarelli officially extended his contract with Empoli for another season, and will play for them until summer 2018.
Destro to Bologna on Monday?
Mattia Destro is reportedly due to sign for Bologna on Monday, as the club's summit with Roma nears the end.
Roma squad for Valencia
Roma have called up Mohamed Salah for their friendly against Valencia, while Edin Dzeko and Kevin Strootman are sidelined.
Marotta: 'Inter are Juve's rivals'
Giuseppe Marotta reveals that Juventus are 'looking for a midfielder' and recognises Inter as 'absolutely a competitor for the Scudetto'.
Typhoon threatens Lazio-Juve
A typhoon could cause the Italian Supercup final between Lazio and Juventus to be deferred, but experts are optimistic.
Inter call-ups for Athletic Bilbao
Roberto Mancini called up his Inter squad for the friendly against Athletic Bilbao, again leaving out the players expected to depart.
Salah: 'Roma was my choice'
Mohamed Salah defends his 'right to choose' between Fiorentina and Roma, and says the Coach doesn't matter: 'I give my best with everyone'.
'Roma can exceed expectations'
Mohamed Salah says Roma can 'exceed expectations' and speaks positively of Rudi Garcia and José Mourinho: 'I'm in good terms with both'.
Verratti: ‘Ibra will stay’
Marco Verratti admits it’s ‘normal’ that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is linked with the likes of Milan, but hopes he’ll stay at Paris Saint-Germain.
Barzagli to start Supercoppa?
Andrea Barzagli looks set to start for Juventus in tomorrow’s Supercoppa Italiana, as Coach Max Allegri deploys a 3-5-2 shape.
Sammer: ‘Gotze will stay’
Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer says Juventus target Mario Gotze will stay in Bavaria.
Inter prepare Criscito offer?
Inter are reportedly preparing an offer for Zenit St Petersburg defender Domenico Criscito.
Donati: ‘Lazio a great team’
Giulio Donati calls Lazio a ‘great team’ as he prepares to face them in the Champions League play-off with Bayer Leverkusen.
Schmidt: ’50-50 with Lazio’
Bayer Leverkusen Coach Roger Schmidt believes his side have a 50 per cent chance of beating Lazio in the Champions League.
Melo left out by Galatasaray
Felipe Melo has not been included in Galatasaray’s squad for the Turkish Super Cup, meaning an Inter move may be close.
Dzeko to miss Valencia
Edin Dzeko has passed his Roma medical, but bureaucracy means the transfer won’t be complete in time for the Valencia match.
Napoli name squad for Porto
Maurizio Sarri has named his Napoli squad for the friendly with Porto, with Gonzalo Higuain returning.
Diamanti set for Watford
Alessandro Diamanti, who spent the second half of last season at Fiorentina, is reportedly close to joining Watford.
‘Six or seven Scudetto contenders’
Marek Hamsik believes there are ‘six or seven’ teams challenging for the Scudetto - and will shave his mohawk if Napoli win!
Mayor: ‘Milan stadium problems’
City mayor Giuliano Pisapia, believes ‘there are too many problems’ for Milan’s stadium plan to get off the ground.
Barzagli: ‘Lazio very difficult’
Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli warns Lazio will be ‘very difficult’ in the Supercoppa Italiana tomorrow.
Biglia: ‘Supercoppa very important’
Lazio captain Lucas Biglia denies tomorrow’s Supercoppa Italiana is a meaningless affair - ‘it’s very important’.
Pioli: ‘Leverkusen tough opponent’
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli admits Bayer Leverkusen are ‘a tough opponent’, but ‘we know them well’.
CL: Lazio face Leverkusen
Lazio have been handed a tough tie in the Champions League play-off round, drawing Bayer Leverkusen.
‘Paletta goes if Romagnoli arrives’
Gabriel Paletta’s agent confirms the defender will ask to leave if Milan sign Alessio Romagnoli from Roma.
‘One in a million chance for Ibra’
Adriano Galliani claims there is a ‘one in a million chance’ Zlatan Ibrahimovic will return to Milan this summer.
Dzeko has Roma medical
Edin Dzeko is undergoing his Roma medical this morning, and should officially sign this afternoon.
Milan meet Roma for Romagnoli?
Milan’s joint-CEO Adriano Galliani will reportedly meet with Roma in the coming days to agree a deal for Alessio Romagnoli.
New season of Fantasy Football kicks off
As the likes of Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger duke it publicly in the real world, it begs the question: Why should they have all the fun?
Lazio await Champions League draw
Lazio will learn who they will face in their Champions League qualifier, when the draw is made later today.
Gotze agent: ‘Anything can happen’
The agent of Juventus target Mario Gotze says ‘anything can still happen’ between now and the end of the transfer window.
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