LIVEBLOG: Croatia v Italy
Join us for the build-up and action from Italy’s crucial Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia in Split.
U21: Italy relish 4-3-3
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio said the 4-3-3 system “is giving positive results” after a 7-0 win over the Inter Primavera side.
Inter look to Nani
Portuguese reports suggest Inter are going back to Manchester United’s Nani after Chelsea blocked Juan Cuadrado.
Boca: 'Tevez talks this week'
Boca Juniors President Daniel Angelici will “start talks with Carlos Tevez, Juventus and his agent this week.”
Sarri: 'Sacchi inspired me'
New Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri reveals a debt to Arrigo Sacchi and explains his midfield tactical approach.
Rome to host Italy-Norway
Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Norway will be hosted by the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on October 13.
Milan push Martinez and Kondogbia
Milan await Jackson Martinez, but are also stepping up talks for Geoffrey Kondogbia with help from Doyen Sports.
Sousa closer to Fiorentina
Paulo Sousa could be announced as Fiorentina Coach tomorrow, according to reports in Switzerland.
Valdifiori: ‘I’ll leave if I can’
Empoli midfielder Mirko Valdifiori admits ‘I’ll probably leave’ if the club accepts a transfer bid, with Napoli interested.
Inter make Imbula bid?
Reports in France claim Inter have bid €18m for Marseille’s Giannelli Imbula, though the player has a deal with Valencia.
Gomez: ‘I want to stay at Fiorentina’
Mario Gomez says ‘I want to stay at Fiorentina for another year’, but will leave if the club decide to sell him.
Tevez: ‘Not thinking of future’
Carlos Tevez refuses to discuss his Juventus future ahead of the Copa America as he’s ‘focused on the national team’.
Tevez: ‘No issue with Messi’
Juventus striker Carlos Tevez insists he gets on well with Argentina teammate Lionel Messi, and calls him ‘the best in the world’.
Bacca agent: ‘Talk to Sevilla’
Carlos Bacca’s agent warns Roma and any other suitors to ‘find an agreement with Sevilla’ if they want the striker.
Pioli: ‘Lazio taking nothing for granted’
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli insists the Aquile are ‘not taking anything for granted’ after a fantastic Serie A season.
Shaqiri: ‘No problems with Mancini’
Xherdan Shaqiri assures he has no problems with Inter Coach Roberto Mancini, and discusses the club’s aims for next year.
Agent: ‘Sarri happy about Napoli’
Maurizio Sarri’s agent speaks about the Coach’s appointment at Napoli - ‘he couldn’t believe it when he finally signed the contract’.
Official: Cagliari appoint Rastelli
Massimo Rastelli has been appointed as the new Cagliari Coach, replacing Gianluca Festa following relegation.
Ibra: ‘Milan? Just speculation’
Zlatan Ibrahimovic decries rumours of a Milan return as media speculation - ‘there’s nothing in it’.
Zenga: 'Transfers will shape Samp'
Walter Zenga reveals that the shape of his new Sampdoria will depend on the transfer market, and discusses his ambitions.
Castan: 'I'm fit to play!'
Roma defender Leandro Castan says he is finally fit to play after one year away from football.
'Eto'o still a Samp player'
Massimo Ferrero says Sampdoria's Samuel Eto'o 'gave no signs' of wanting to leave, while clarifying on Antonio Cassano.
Zenga: 'Back in Samp family'
Walter Zenga speaks of the 'marvellous honour' of 'coming back home' in his presentation as Sampdoria's new Coach.
Samp open Europe to Inter?
Sampdoria apparently risk being excluded from the Europa League over a UEFA investigation, opening European doors for Inter.
Milan kick off Ibra deal
Milan have opened negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain over Zlatan Ibrahimovic, with Adidas spurring them on.
Pogba, City offer Juve €80m
The bid for Juventus' Paul Pogba has now reached €80m as reports emerge of a new offer by Manchester City.
Roma: Immobile in, Doumbia out?
Roma may swoop for Borussia Dortmund's Ciro Immobile, while negotiations continue for Seydou Doumbia and Juan Iturbe.
Mancini: 'Not scared of Bee's Milan'
Roberto Mancini reveals he has no fear of Bee Taechaubol's new Milan, whilst welcoming foreign investors.
Mancini: 'Inter hopeful for Touré'
Roberto Mancini says Inter remain 'hopeful' for Yaya Touré, whilst discussing Geoffrey Kondogbia and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from The Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Milan: Martinez and Kondogbia
Not only are Milan set to announce Jackson Martinez, but also offered €30m for Monaco’s Geoffrey Kondogbia.
Bonucci to extend with Juve
Leonardo Bonucci has reportedly agreed a contract extension with Juventus to June 2019.
Sarri 'meritocracy' at Napoli
Maurizio Sarri’s agent said his appointment as Napoli Coach “proves meritocracy does exist in football.”
Gasp: 'Heart ruled the head'
Gian Piero Gasperini said “the heart prevailed over the head” in his decision to extend the Genoa contract.
Martinez: 'No Milan deal yet, but...'
Jackson Martinez’s agent is “optimistic” about a move to Milan, but “there’s no deal with the player yet.”
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