NEWS

Luciano Spalletti had an early warning for Dalbert on his Inter debut, but slammed want-away Geoffrey Kondogbia. “He is damaging himself and wants it too easy.”
Keita Balde Diao was “profoundly hurt” by Lazio leaving him out of the Italian Super Cup squad. “I don’t know how to evaluate the consequences.”
Olympique Marseille Coach Rudi Garcia commented on Arkadiusz Milik rumours. “I know him, but right now he is a Napoli player.”
Mauro Icardi earned and converted a penalty for Inter’s 1-0 friendly victory over Real Betis, while Dalbert made his debut.
Felipe Anderson is in the Lazio squad for the Italian Super Cup against Juventus, but Keita Balde Diao is left out completely.
Bologna crashed out of the Coppa Italia after a humiliating 3-0 home defeat to Cittadella, but Simone Verdi was sent off within five minutes.
Douglas Costa and Lucas Leiva are expected to start when Juventus and Lazio face off for the Italian Super Cup on Sunday night.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini hints Leonardo Spinazzola will get his early move to Juventus. “Lately the players make the decisions.”
As expected, Napoli fans have been barred from travelling for the Champions League play-off against Nice.
Roma director Monchi has reportedly given a deadline of midnight August 15 for Leicester City to sell Riyad Mahrez for €35m (£31.8m).
Manchester United rejected offers from Inter and Tottenham Hotspur for Anthony Martial, claim RMC in France.
According to Sky Sport Italia, Milan are edging closer to a deal for Fiorentina striker Nikola Kalinic worth in the region of €25m.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang would not rule out leaving Borussia Dortmund for Milan. “We’ll see what happens. It’s a difficult situation.”
Juventus need to “use that anger” of a Champions League Final defeat in the Super Cup against Lazio and explains why he didn’t resign.
Max Allegri warned Juventus “must not make the mistake of seeking someone who plays the same way as Leonardo Bonucci,” as they must find “tactical balance.”
Gigi Buffon said nobody “could represent the Juventus Number 10 better” than Paulo Dybala and urged them to think positive in the Super Cup with Lazio.
Emre Mor’s agent has denied he requested €5m in commission fees to broker the transfer from Borussia Dortmund to Inter.
Hellas Verona have officially extended Samuel Souprayen’s contract to June 2021.
Mundo Deportivo claim Barcelona informed Paulo Dybala he is not part of their plans because the Juventus star is “incompatible” with Leo Messi.
Senad Lulic is “very happy and proud to wear the captain’s armband” when Lazio face Juventus in the Italian Super Cup.
Fiorentina are on the verge of completing their swoop for Genoa striker Giovanni Simeone, which frees Nikola Kalinic to Milan.
Simone Inzaghi wants Lazio “courage” in the Italian Super Cup clash with Juventus tomorrow night, but has Keita Balde Diao and Felipe Anderson doubts.
Eusebio Di Francesco discussed his favourite memories of Roma as a player, making his Champions League debut and why VAR won’t rule out errors.
Milan announced their shirt numbers for the 2017-18 season, with new buy Hakan Calhanoglu taking 10, Andre Silva at 9 and Andrea Conti 12.
Milan and Inter are on alert after reports Jonathan Bamba requested a transfer from Saint-Etienne.
Alessio Romagnoli will not be available for Milan until after the break for international duty, according to reports.
Godfred Donsah is not in the Bologna squad for tonight’s Coppa Italia clash with Cittadella amid Torino links.
Alessandro Matri denies reports he could leave Sassuolo to join Serie A new boys Benevento.
Ravel Morrison is back training with Lazio in Rome after Birmingham City refused to pay his full salary during a loan spell.
Roma defender Federico Fazio “wants to stay, but you’ll have to ask the club” about an approach from Inter, said his agent.
Juventus have named their squad for the Italian Super Cup against Lazio tomorrow night, including Federico Bernardeschi and Wojciech Szczesny.
Rumours have re-emerged that Inter plan to swap Joao Mario with Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Lucas Moura.
Arkadiusz Milik is looking towards a transfer for Olympique Marseille, claim reports in Poland, but Napoli won’t let the striker go.
Gary Medel explained why he “had many offers, but chose Besiktas” when leaving Inter, as he formally completed the transfer.
La Repubblica claim Geoffrey Kondogbia’s agent offered him to Juventus, but Valencia seem the only real contenders for the Inter rebel.