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A deal between Lazio and Genoa for the transfer of defender Andreas Granqvist has been agreed, with only the player’s contract to be finalised.
As contract talks between Mauro Zarate and Lazio reportedly stall, rumours of a move elsewhere are set to return, with Galatasaray reportedly prepared.
Juventus are reportedly considering a move for Athletic Bilbao’s Fernando Llorente this summer, as he also stalls on a new contract.
Former Italian international Enzo Maresca has declared that he wants to return to Italy, even if he doesn’t hold a high opinion of Serie A.
Former Roma loanee Simon Kjaer could reject a return to Italy in favour of joining Manchester City, claim reports.
Milan and Juventus target Edin Dzeko has conceded that his future at Manchester City depends on whether the big-spending club sign another striker.
Inter’s search for an attacking midfielder could see them bid for Paris-Saint Germain’s Nene, according to French newspaper Le Parisien.
Milan are interested in Schalke defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos but face stiff competition from Real Madrid and Anzhi Makhachkala.
Reports in Italy suggest that Milan are struggling to negotiate a deal with Real Madrid due to two economic barriers.
Claudio Marchisio says that whilst Antonio Conte is ‘clearly uncomfortable’ at a possible 10-month ban, he continues to serve as an example.
Lazio ended their pre-season losing streak yesterday at Salernitana, but the game was marred by pre-match clashes between the fans.
Today's front-page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
A new collective bargaining contract for Serie A players has been agreed, which will see those with long-term bans have their wages stopped.
Rumours of Juventus’ interest in Luis Suarez have ended after he officially signed a contract extension with Liverpool.
Antonio Conte has received support in his betting trial from someone he might not necessarily appreciate as a character witness – Luciano Moggi.
Erik Lamela admits Luis Enrique and Zdenek Zeman both use 4-3-3, but “there are differences, absolutely.”
Milan have pulled out of the planned friendly in Palermo on August 12 due to “scheduling problems.”
Palermo midfielder Nicolas Bertolo has apologised “to the police, the fans and the club” after he was arrested for drink-driving and attacking an officer.
Aleandro Rosi has officially signed a five-year contract with Parma after terminating his ties with Roma this afternoon.
There are remarkable reports that Walter Mazzarri’s assistants were caught ‘spying’ on today’s Juventus training session, infuriating the Bianconeri.
Napoli’s new starlet Lorenzo Insigne is hoping to recover from an ankle injury in time to face Juventus in Saturday’s Super Cup, said his agent.
Dario Dainelli has officially signed for Chievo after he terminated his contract by mutual consent with Genoa. “I am very happy.”
Francesco Totti had an injury scare this morning when he left Roma’s Austrian training camp for tests on a knee problem in Italy.
There are shock reports that Antonio Conte could be ready to hand in his resignation if the Juventus Coach is banned for 10 months in the betting trial.
Gazprom have officially denied growing rumours they are prepared to invest €180m into Milan. “This story does not correspond with reality.”
Juan Manuel Vargas is something of an outcast at Fiorentina, but he insists “I am training and hope to stay here.”
Paolo Silvio Mazzoleni has been appointed as the referee for Saturday’s Italian Super Cup match between Juventus and Napoli.
Aleandro Rosi has officially terminated his contract with Roma by mutual consent, so is now free to join another club.
Lazio have fallen to three consecutive defeats in pre-season, but Coach Vladimir Petkovic insists “we need to have more belief.”
Stephan El Shaarawy is looking forward to leading the new Milan and admits Zlatan Ibrahimovic “was a little heavy-handed” in the locker room with his teammates.
Udinese have officially loaned three players to ‘satellite club’ Watford, as Almen Abdi, Matej Vydra and Steve Beleck A’Beka move to England.
Sampdoria are reportedly ready to strike a deal with Roma in order to bring Tottenham’s Bruno Uvini to Serie A.
Parma are looking for defensive reinforcements and options include Alexis Rolin, Gabriel Heinze and Aleandro Rosi.
Alberto Aquilani is happy to “help create a new era and bring back enthusiasm” to Fiorentina, though denies he had particular problems at Liverpool.
Gianluigi Buffon has shaken off an injury in Beijing and warns Napoli “we want to win the Italian Super Cup” on Saturday.

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