NEWS

Hernanes believes Juventus are still the best team in Italy, and is looking forward to playing in the Champions League.
New Inter signing Alex Telles looks forward to his first Milan derby but knows they ‘can’t get anything wrong’.
Christian Maggio calls for patience from Napoli fans - ‘it’s not easy to adapt to a new system in a few months’.
Inter midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia believes Juventus are still favourites for the Scudetto, and discusses his friendship with Paul Pogba.
Reports in Italy join those in France suggesting Paul Pogba rejected a move to Chelsea.
Geoffrey Kondogbia admits Coach Roberto Mancini was central to his choice to move to Inter - ‘he knows how to make me better’.
Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik admits he knew of a €25m offer for him from Juventus.
Inter President Erick Thohir believes the Scudetto is possible this season but admits ‘it won’t be easy’.
Milan midfielder Andrea Bertolacci has left the Italy squad, after picking up an injury during last night’s win over Malta.
Fiorentina’s sporting director Daniele Prade insists Joaquin would have stayed had Jakub Błaszczykowski not arrived.
Daniele Prade says he 'never expected' Mohamed Salah to turn from Fiorentina, while renouncing to Milan's Philippe Mexes: 'He's not a regret'.
Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman finished his surgery today and will be able to run again in five weeks.
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade doesn't understand 'super-critical' fans and says the club's recovered players are their reinforcements.
Lazio struggles as Lucas Biglia reportedly wants a €3m salary and Senad Lulic turns down all extension offers.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi confirms the club will keep Diego Perotti and promises an extension to his contract 'next week'.
Sevilla Coach Unai Emery believes Juventus' slow start is deceptive: 'They'll dominate in Serie A and in the Champions League.'
Napoli are relieved as Manolo Gabbiadini's knock against Malta proves to be of no consequence.
Ashley Cole is reportedly refusing to cancel his Roma contract in spite of being left out of the squad.
Roma's Edin Dzeko picked up an injury to his right hand in the game between Belgium and Bosnia-Herzegovina and is flying out for medical exams.
New signing Joan Verdu calls Fiorentina a 'huge opportunity' and says he's 'ready to help the team'.
Daniele Rugani's agent admits Maurizio Sarri's Napoli sought him, but reveals 'Juventus won't sell him to anyone'.
Palermo midfielder Luca Rigoni is 'still hopeful' for a spot with the national team, whilst discussing Coach Giuseppe Iachini.
Fernando Martins calls to Antonio Cassano to become Sampdoria's 'point of reference', whilst discussing the team's objectives.
Azzurri talent Marco Verratti praises his newfound partnership with Andrea Pirlo: 'We work well together'.
Chievo's Riccardo Meggiorini believes if Roma's Francesco Totti had executed his back-heel, 'people would talk about it for months'.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Juventus will play Chievo with the Curva Sud closed after losing the final appeal against a ban.
Eder is “very happy” for his Italy teammate Graziano Pelle. “We played together in Serie B four years ago.”
Malta Coach Pietro Ghedin said “Italy absolutely deserved to win” despite a possible handball in the decisive goal.
Matteo Darmian gave Italy six out of 10 for their 1-0 victory over Malta. “We could’ve won by more goals.”
Marco Parolo warned it was “hard to score when Malta put everyone behind the ball” after a 1-0 Italy victory.
Graziano Pelle admits he might’ve handled the ball on Italy’s decisive goal to beat Malta 1-0.
Antonio Conte said Italy’s win was what mattered against Malta, but don’t expect any game to be easy.
Graziano Pellè bundled over the line and Manolo Gabbiadini hit the bar, as Italy squeezed past Malta 1-0 to top their Euro 2016 group.
Torino confirm Nikola Maksimovic should be out for two months after surgery on a fractured foot.

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