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Birthday boy Esteban Cambiasso and a Rodrigo Palacio brace allowed Inter to crush Tunisian side Club Athletique Bizertin 3-0.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sampdoria and Genoa crashed out of the Coppa Italia on penalties, Catania and Cagliari squeezed through, but Chievo were on song and Torino won a six-goal thriller with Lecce.
Marquinhos is setting out for Roma and his brother claims Zdenek Zeman assured “he could play on September 2 against Inter.”
Fiorentina are through to the Fourth Round of the Coppa Italia after a 2-0 victory over Novara.
Milan are without Massimo Ambrosini and Philippe Mexes for tomorrow’s Trofeo Berlusconi against Juventus.
Watford started the Championship with a 3-2 victory away to Crystal Palace and had two Udinese-owned players to thank for it.
Juventus have left behind Andrea Pirlo and Gianluigi Buffon for tomorrow night’s Trofeo Berlusconi match with Milan.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito hit back at criticism of their transfer strategy, denied Hernanes and Mauro Zarate are on the market, but “we will sign someone in defence.”
Robinho has changed his shirt number with Milan for the new season, inheriting Alexandre Pato’s No 7.
Simone Pepe sent a message to Napoli Coach Walter Mazzarri after his furious Press conference. “Don’t be bitter, it’s the taking part that counts!”
Bologna put a stop to Gaston Ramirez’s move to Southampton, but Italian media report they’re starting negotiations from scratch.
Marcelo Estigarribia has now officially completed his move to Sampdoria after spending last season at Juventus.
Massimiliano Allegri prepares Milan for tomorrow’s clash with Juventus and won’t rule out Antonio Cassano’s departure. “We’ll see what happens.”
Napoli Coach Walter Mazzarri has revealed the extent of his fury after the Super Cup defeat to Juventus. “I wanted to resign. We were right not to attend the ceremony.”
Carlo Ancelotti insists it’s “not remotely true” that PSG are making a bid for Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Andrea Pirlo could miss out on Sunday’s Trofeo Berlusconi match against Milan, as the Juventus midfielder is nursing a knock.
Athletic Bilbao boss Marcelo Bielsa has frozen out Juventus target Fernando Llorente after a protest from fans.
Adrian Mutu is said to be the latest transfer target to reinforce Milan’s attack.
Arsene Wenger confirms Arsenal are yet to agree a new contract with Theo Walcott, opening the door to Inter and Juventus.
Roma have reportedly clinched a deal for Corinthians central defender Marquinhos worth €5m.
Inter are looking for a double deal with Porto, snapping up both Alvaro Pereira for €10.5m and Fernando on loan.
It’s reported Fernando Llorente has chosen Juventus, so they await a deal with Athletic Bilbao, but Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko remains an option too.
Siena have now officially signed Portuguese defender Luis Carlo Novo Neto from Nacional de Madeira.
There are reports of a shocking exchange in the works at Milan – could Antonio Cassano join Inter in exchange for Giampaolo Pazzini?
Gaston Ramirez’s move to Southampton is on the verge of collapse. “The offer has not been considered suitable. Bologna cannot be forced to follow the rules of players and agents.”
Brazilian newspapers claim Napoli have signed Bruno Uvini from San Paolo, but his agent warns “it isn’t concluded yet.”
Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino has given his backing to Alexandre Pato to prove his ability in the coming season.
Agent Mino Raiola has helped to finalise his new client Omar El Kaddouri’s switch from Brescia to Parma, according to La Gazzetto dello Sport.
Former Inter, Fiorentina and Parma troubled star Adriano could be offered a route back into football by Brazilian club Flamengo.
Ciro Ferrara makes his official Sampdoria debut in the Coppa Italia tonight and points out this trophy “is one of our objectives for the season.”
Cristiano Lucarelli has retired from football and taken on a new job as Coach in the Parma youth academy.
Nicklas Bendtner confirmed he is in “serious negotiations” to quit Arsenal, as Milan and Inter are in the running for the Dane.
Daniele De Rossi is reportedly not convinced by the idea of leaving Roma despite Manchester City finally making a bid for his services.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.

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