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In a sensational twist, multiple Italian sources claim Real Madrid are in a bidding war with Manchester United for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.
Villarreal have reportedly offered €5m for Jonathan Biabiany, but Inter do not want to sell.
While L’Equipe claim Juventus accepted Manchester United’s €120m offer for Paul Pogba, Sky Sport Italia say it’s not done yet.
Ciro Immobile’s agent insists “it’s premature to talk about negotiations, as there’s only interest from Lazio and first we must talk to Sevilla.”
Bild report that Juventus are in the running for Bayer Leverkusen star Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez.
Fiorentina recovered from an early shock to beat Serie B side Trapani 2-1 with Giuseppe Rossi and Mauro Zarate on target.
Chelsea are open to selling Juan Guillermo Cuadrado for €30m, as Juventus, Inter and Milan show interest.
Roma rejected a Schalke 04 offer for Leandro Paredes, but are considering Zenit’s €15m proposal.
Multiple Italian reports claim Arsenal told Mauro Icardi’s agent they are prepared to offer €50m for the Inter striker.
Reports in Belgium claim Lazio have agreed a €5m plus bonuses transfer for Oostende full-back Jordan Lukaku.
Sylvinho has left Inter to become Tite’s assistant manager for Brazil, replaced by Angelo Gregucci.
L’Equipe claim Juventus accepted a €120m (£100m) offer from Manchester United for Paul Pogba today.
As L’Equipe also claims Paul Pogba is set for Manchester United, Juventus turn to alternatives Andre Gomes, Marcelo Brozovic, Nemanja Matic and Axel Witsel.
Arsenal and Leicester City have expressed their interest in Torino right-back Bruno Peres, but the offer was considered too low.
Italian reports claim Mauro Icardi’s agent met Arsenal today, but Napoli remain in the background for the Inter striker.
Keita Balde Diao returned to action and inspired Lazio to a friendly victory over Padova, although he was subjected to racist abuse.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis called fans and media ungrateful. “You’ve already won the Scudetto, as 12 years ago you were in the ****.”
Milan named their squad for the US tour, including Carlos Bacca and Suso, but Gianluca Lapadula misses out.
Udinese have officially signed Rodrigo De Paul from Valencia in a permanent move, penning a five-year contract.
Inter face new competition for Palmeiras striker Gabriel Jesus, as Manchester City reportedly offer €32m.
Gabigol’s future could be decided “within hours,” writes Spanish paper Sport, as Juventus and Barcelona push for the Santos star.
Fiorentina have to find a new club for Mario Gomez after the German international announced he wouldn’t return to Besiktas.
Chelsea are prepared to offer €45m for both Lazio teammates Antonio Candreva and Marco Parolo, claim reports in Italy.
Juventus have officially loaned goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli to Spanish side Leganes.
Sampdoria and Italy legend Gianluca Vialli has spoken out about a project that is close to his heart – building a stadium in Lampedusa to help African and Syrian refugees.
Giulio Donati says he’ll have to “talk to my agent” to see if a Napoli move is a possibility.
Reports suggest Napoli have made enquiries about Karim Benzema in case Gonzalo Higuain leaves.
Real Madrid reportedly consider loaning Mateo Kovacic out, but Liverpool challenge Milan for him.
Exor chairman John Elkann says Juventus have “clear objectives” but won’t comment on Paul Pogba.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis can’t rule out Kalidou Koulibaly’s departure - “time will tell”.
Aurelio De Laurentiis “hasn’t spoken” to Gonzalo Higuain, but doesn’t think he’d go to Napoli’s “historic rivals” Juventus.
Marko Pjaca’s Juventus medical is reportedly scheduled for tomorrow, with his presentation on Friday.
Gianluca Lapadula will miss all of Milan’s pre-season games in the USA, according to reports.
Giulio Donati’s agent confirms Napoli talks but “it’s not done yet, we’ll continue to talk”.
Mauro Icardi’s wife and agent is in London, and will reportedly meet with Arsenal this afternoon.

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