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Genoa have paid €4m to Sassuolo and now own striker Leonardo Pavoletti outright.
England Under-21 manager Gareth Southgate insists it was “the desired performance” despite losing 3-1 to Italy.
Boca Juniors told reporters there is “total agreement” with Juventus for the transfer of Carlos Tevez.
Marco Benassi bagged a brace against England, but it was “really tough to swallow” Italy’s European Championship elimination.
Italy swept England aside 3-1, but were eliminated from the European Under-21 Championship by Sweden.
Daniele Baselli’s agent confirms Atalanta and Milan “talks are continuing,” but it depends on playing time.
Davide Santon insists he “knows nothing” about a reported deal with Watford. “I want to stay at Inter.”
Torino have asked Palermo for the availability of Italy Under-21 international Andrea Belotti.
Cagliari have officially taken up their option to buy Diego Farias from Chievo.
Cesena confirm “many clubs are interested in Gregoire Defrel” in Italy and abroad, so “we’ll know the truth soon enough.”
Patrick Vieira believes Inter are the “ideal club” for Geoffrey Kondogbia, especially with Roberto Mancini.
Radja Nainggolan is officially a Roma player, although the €9m figure is open to debate, tied in with Victor Ibarbo.
Atalanta have officially bought Richmond Boakye and Giuseppe De Luca on a permanent basis.
Watford making a splash on the Serie A market, as after Davide Santon and Zdravko Kuzmanovic, they’re close to Roma defender Jose Holebas.
Italy rely on Domenico Berardi against Harry Kane’s England, but even a victory might not be enough to continue the European Under-21 Championship.
Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna edges closer to Everton, who have competition from Aston Villa and Southampton.
Chievo, Torino and Bologna are tracking Hull City striker Abel Hernandez, but the Flying Donkeys have the upper hand.
Inter emissaries are said to be meeting Internacional striker Nilmar this evening for a potential transfer.
Ex-Parma goalkeeper Antonio Mirante is linked with Fiorentina and Bologna, but Trabzonspor are now interested too.
Napoli are reportedly going for Olympique Marseille midfielder Giannelli Imbula after Inter pulled out of the deal.
Sampdoria look set to buy Emiliano Viviano from Palermo, while Argentina’s Sergio Romero heads towards Roma.
The decisive meeting between Fiorentina and Mohamed Salah has been delayed, so probably won’t be held until Thursday.
Fabrizio Miccoli is continuing his career in Malta by signing for tiny club Birkirkara FC.
Turkish side Antalyaspor confirm they have reached an agreement with Samuel Eto’o, who is set to leave Sampdoria after just six months.
Sassuolo sporting director Giovanni Carnevale reveals the club wants €15m each for Domenico Berardi and Simone Zaza.
Reports in Belgium claim Axel Witsel has agreed a deal to move from Zenit St Petersburg to Milan.
It’s reported Watford are on the verge of signing Zdravko Kuzmanovic and Davide Santon from Inter for €10m.
It’s reported Boca Juniors have moved a step closer to signing Carlos Tevez from Juventus, after including Guido Vadala in the deal.
The agent of Sassuolo full-back Sime Vrsaljko says his client would be ‘thrilled’ to move to Napoli.
Turkish media report Fredy Guarin is set to move to Fenerbahce, but his agent says they’ve ‘never contacted’ him.
Duvan Zapata’s agent admits ‘the time has come to leave Napoli’, and reveals ‘concrete proposals from four or five teams’.
Lukas Podolski has admitted ‘it was a mistake to go to Inter’ in January, and says he’s returning to Arsenal ‘to play’.
Milan have initiated talks over a transfer for Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel, according to reports.
Former Inter President Massimo Moratti says the signing of Geoffrey Kondogbia ‘resembles the arrival of Ronaldo’.
Reports in Italy suggest Liverpool have made an offer for Inter’s Mateo Kovacic, but have been rejected.

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