NEWS

The latest striker to fill in for Alvaro Morata at Juventus is said to be Roma’s Marco Borriello.
Napoli could complete their €13m move for German World Cup winner Christoph Kramer tomorrow.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito stands by Carlo Tavecchio in the racism row. “He used a colourful term.”
Italy PM Matteo Renzi condemned Carlo Tavecchio’s racist comments, but warned he cannot intervene in the FIGC election.
There are reports Jose Callejon left a Napoli training session, as Rafa Benitez thought he had the wrong attitude.
“Fiorentina are a possibility” for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fernando, said the Brazilian’s agent.
It’s reported Lazio could steal Feyenoord defender Stefan De Vrij from under Manchester United noses.
Empoli Coach Maurizio Sarri admits his young and inexperienced team will “have to prove we’re up to Serie A.”
Raul Albiol won’t hide his Napoli ambitions this season. “I want the Scudetto and Italian Super Cup.”
Lazio director Igli Tare said fans have leaked his phone number, sent harassing messages and booked fake plane tickets.
Miralem Pjanic reveals his thoughts when scoring that amazing 60-yard goal against Manchester United.
Verona director Sean Sogliano confirms Romulo’s transfer to Juventus is “practically done.”
Italian papers are confident Paul Pogba will renew his Juventus contract to 2018 or even 2019.
Giampiero Ventura believes the Europa League is only the beginning. “Torino must live up to their history.”
Walter Mazzarri was impressed with Inter’s win over Real Madrid on penalties. “Yann M’Vila was better than expected.”
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini accepts Romulo will leave for Juventus and targets Mexico legend Rafael Marquez.
Flamengo trust they can prise Robinho away from Milan with the aid of “fans ready to aid the club financially.”
Carlo Ancelotti felt his Real Madrid youngsters did well in a defeat on penalties to Inter. “I am satisfied.”
Vincenzo Montella was not satisfied with Fiorentina’s win over Estudiantes. “We can do more.”
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero raised doubts on Carlo Tavecchio’s FIGC candidacy after a racism row.
Louis Van Gaal admits “it was not a good performance” despite Manchester United beating Roma 3-2.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Inter beat Real Madrid on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the Guinness International Champions Cup.
Rudi Garcia felt the 3-2 defeat to Manchester United was “excessive” and warned Roma will sell Kevin Strootman for “over €100m.”
Miralem Pjanic incredibly scored from his own half, but Roma hit the post and were beaten 3-2 by Manchester United.
Roma will present their squad at the Stadio Olimpico with a game against Fenerbahce on August 19.
Mario Gomez gave Fiorentina a victory over Estudiantes in their South American tour.
The Lega Serie A and Lega Pro rushed to the defence of FIGC Presidential candidate Carlo Tavecchio in the racism row.
Genoa were held to a disappointing 1-1 draw by Serie B side Brescia today with Alessandro Matri injured.
Sassuolo thanked Simone Zaza, Leonardo Pavoletti and Domenico Berardi for a 3-1 win over Pontedera.
Sampdoria are on the verge of bringing ex-Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano from Palermo.
Roma full-back Federico Balzaretti has undergone surgery again for his on-going groin problem.
FIGC Presidential candidate Carlo Tavecchio said he will “accept criticism, but not the accusation of being racist.”
Newly-promoted Cesena beat their Primavera youth team 3-1 as pre-season preparations get into full swing.
Udinese beat Serie B surprise packages Trapani 2-1 in today’s pre-season test.

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