Juve had Rabiot close, but…
Juventus reportedly were close to a draft agreement with Adrien Rabiot, before Paris Saint-Germain stepped in.
Everton, Saints eye Asamoah
Tuttosport reiterate that clubs from England are following Juventus’ Kwadwo Asamoah and now list Everton and Southampton.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Darmian on centre-back surprise
Matteo Darmian revealed how Antonio Conte prepared him to play in a three-man defence for Italy against Malta.
Pasqual: 'Italy had more chances'
Manuel Pasqual believes it would’ve been a different game had some of Italy’s chances not hit the Malta woodwork.
Verratti: 'Italy got the points'
Marco Verratti felt there was excessive criticism of Italy after a 1-0 win over 10-man Malta. “We got the points.”
Pelle: 'Prandelli dismissed me'
Graziano Pellè was self-critical after scoring on his Italy debut, praised Antonio Conte, slammed Cesare Prandelli and Malta.
Marchisio: 'Italy must do more'
Claudio Marchisio admits Italy “ought to prove ourselves more” against the likes of Malta and Azerbaijan.
Conte: 'Italy complicated it'
Antonio Conte confessed that Italy “complicated our lives” against Malta, but should gain belief after four wins.
Debutant Pelle scrapes Malta success
Graziano Pellè scored on his senior Italy debut, scraping a 1-0 win over 10-man Malta with Leonardo Bonucci also sent off.
Serie B: Cittadella comeback kings
Cittadella fought back from 2-0 down for a point in their thrilling trip to Varese.
Babacar 'superior to Balotelli'
FIFA agent Antonio Caliendo claims Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar is “without doubt superior to Mario Balotelli.”
Argentina will 'certainly call Tevez'
Argentina Coach Gerardo Martino revealed Juventus striker Carlos Tevez “will certainly be called up soon.”
Kovacic injury scare for Inter
Worrying news for Inter, as Mateo Kovacic limped off with a groin problem during Croatia’s game against Azerbaijan.
Mazzola: 'Thohir won't spend for Inter'
Inter legend Sandro Mazzola fears patron Erick Thohir “doesn’t want to spend money” on improving the team.
Juan Jesus in Twitter row
Inter defender Juan Jesus got into a Twitter row with a fan, offering to “swap places. It’s easy for you to talk.”
Chile: 'No early Vidal release'
Chile Coach Jorge Sampaoli insists there was “no pressure from Juventus” to release Arturo Vidal and they wouldn’t accept anyway.
Graziano Pellè gets his senior Italy debut with Marco Verratti also among changes in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier in Malta.
Gasperini against video replays
Genoa Coach Gian Piero Gasperini is against the introduction of video replays in Serie A. “We must learn to put up with mistakes.”
Antei: 'Italy must beat Slovakia'
Defender Luca Antei can’t believe Italy didn’t win the first leg of their Under-21 European play-off with Slovakia.
Di Natale 'is an example'
Udinese President Franco Soldati congratulated Antonio Di Natale on his 37th birthday. “He’s an exemplary professional.”
Belotti: 'Italy youth can do well'
Palermo forward Andrea Belotti said the Italy Under-21 side should “send a strong signal to all of Italian football.”
Crotone gk needed defibrillator
Doctors who provided first aid to Crotone goalkeeper Caio Secco reveal they had to use a defibrillator, as he was not breathing.
Official: Maicon extends Roma deal
Douglas Maicon has officially extended his contract with Roma until 2016 with an option for a further year.
Di Biagio: 'Aggressive Azzurrini'
Gigi Di Biagio assures Italy “will play to win” in tomorrow’s European Under-21 Championship play-off with Slovakia.
Strootman back in training
For the first time since his serious knee injury in March, Kevin Strootman is training with the Roma team.
Anastasi bets on Pelle
Pietro Anastasi believes Graziano Pellè can be “the extra weapon” Italy need against Malta tonight.
Hamsik: 'Napoli in Scudetto race'
Marek Hamsik maintains Napoli “are still in the Scudetto race” despite a poor start to the season.
Torino mourn Brommapojkarna captain
Torino expressed their condolences after the death of Pontus Segerstrom, captain of their Europa League opponents Brommapojkarna.
Benitez wants Napoli guarantees
Rafael Benitez will reportedly ask for guarantees about future investment in Napoli before any contract renewal.
Inter look to Mihajlovic?
Following links to David Moyes, Inter are now being paired with Sampdoria’s Sinisa Mihajlovic as potential replacement for Walter Mazzarri.
‘Reaction to Rocchi overblown’
The President of the Italian Referee’s Association has defended Gianluca Rocchi’s handling of the recent Juventus-Roma clash.
Simone appointed at Lausanne
Former Milan forward Marco Simone has been confirmed today as the new coach of Swiss side FC Lausanne-Sport.
Reja rejects Palermo role
Palermo will appoint youth team director Dario Baccin as the club’s new sporting director, after Edoardo Reja declined the role, according to reports.
Conte: Pelle ready for Italy
Italy Coach Antonio Conte has insisted that Graziano Pelle can be an important player for the Azzurri.
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