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French defender Philippe Mexes has reportedly been told his Milan contract will not be renewed.
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sevilla defender Diogo Figueiras is reportedly already in Italy for his medical with Genoa.
It’s reported Lazio have decided not to renew Stefano Mauri’s contract, so the captain becomes a free agent.
Gokhan Inler rejected Watford, as the Napoli midfielder has an intriguing offer from Galatasaray.
Mehdi Benatia is “honoured by interest from Juventus and Real Madrid. If Bayern Munich can’t promise consistency, I could leave.”
Milan increased their bid for Alessio Romagnoli to €18m plus bonuses, but Roma rejected it again.
Sampdoria tried to poach Ervin Zukanovic, but the Chievo defender only wants Inter and will join for Ezequiel Schelotto plus €2m.
It’s reported Manchester United could secure Matteo Darmian from Torino on Wednesday for €18m (£12.8m).
Fiorentina target Lucas Silva confirms “leaving Real Madrid on loan is a possibility” and will meet with Rafa Benitez to discuss options.
Carpi are due to sign Luca Marrone and Alberto Cerri on loan from Juventus.
Barbara Berlusconi said Milan’s “historic” new stadium will bring in “from €50m to €80m per year” and follow the London model.
Sergio Pellissier admits he was “surprised” to receive a three-year contract extension by Chievo.
Carpi begin their first Serie A campaign and Coach Fabrizio Castori notes we “earned it, so don’t want to just be passing through.”
Empoli confirm that Napoli “asked for Elseid Hysaj and Riccardo Saponara,” but transfers are not imminent.
Pescara warned Birkir Bjarnason either he agrees terms with Torino or he has to find another club “that suits our requirements.”
Genoa have officially signed Macedonia international Goran Pandev as a free agent.
Milan have officially won the right to build their new stadium in the Portello area of the city – next to Casa Milan.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio reiterates he’s “astonished” by big transfer spending, but “nothing changes” with Italy Coach Antonio Conte.
Juventus and Roma are said to be tracking ‘new Michael Essien’ Daniel Amartey of FC Copenhagen.
Genoa have signed Leonardo Pavoletti from Sassuolo on a permanent basis after a successful loan spell.
Watford made an offer for Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka, while Massimo Volta is sold to Perugia.
Napoli are stepping up their negotiations with Cagliari for defender Davide Astori.
According to reports in Italy, Inter have reached a basic agreement with Manchester City for Stevan Jovetic for €15m.
Marco Storari explains why he left Juventus to join Cagliari in Serie B. “I found everything to convince me.”
Udinese Coach Stefano Colantuono’s lawyer was “very surprised” by the match-fixing trial recommendation for the ex-Atalanta boss.
Sampdoria have leap-frogged Inter in the race for Chievo defender Ervin Zukanovic.
Hellas Verona have extended contracts with Juanito Gomez Taleb and Mattia Valoti.
Pedro Rodriguez hinted he could leave Barcelona, so both Inter and Liverpool are preparing a swoop.
Ivan Perisic’s agent remains hopeful “we can close the deal quickly with Inter, but Wolfsburg don’t seem willing to sell.”
Juventus have officially bought Simone Zaza from Sassuolo in a permanent transfer worth €18m.
The new Commissioner of the Lega Pro is Tommaso Miele after a vote of no confidence in Mario Macalli.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte is “bitterly disappointed, but I go forward” after trial was recommended in a match-fixing scandal.
Roma will play Luis Enrique’s Barcelona in the Gamper Trophy match on August 4 or 5 at Camp Nou.
Wolfsburg are reportedly not keen on Xherdan Shaqiri, so Inter will have to pay the €20m asking price for Ivan Perisic.

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