NEWS

President Massimo Ferrero said “this is not my Sampdoria” after a 4-0 Europa League defeat to Vojvodina.
There were mixed fortunes for Italians in the Europa League, as Graziano Pellè scored and Angelo Ogbonna got an own goal.
There were dramatic scenes after Sampdoria lost 4-0 to Vojvodina, as Coach Walter Zenga and President Massimo Ferrero apologised to fans.
Sampdoria were humiliated 4-0 by Serbians Vojvodina in the ‘home’ leg of their Europa League preliminary round tie.
Danilo D’Ambrosio’s agent denied talks with Napoli, is linked with West Ham, and insists “Inter will have to decide.”
Carpi have officially signed Brazilian winger Gabriel Silva on loan from Udinese.
Torino replied to Juventus blaming them for a stadium ban, urging them to accept the punishment “as an act of civility.”
Domenico Criscito’s agent opened the door to Inter, noting a Zenit exit would “depend on many factors. We don’t know their intentions.”
Roma are among “many clubs interested” in Lucas Digne after his agent confirmed he was “not 100 per cent happy at PSG.”
Atalanta defender Yohan Benalouane is on the verge of a transfer to Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City, but the fee varies.
Italian reports claim Everton are back in the running for Inter man Xherdan Shaqiri after problems with Schalke 04.
Walter Zenga picks Eder, Luis Muriel and Fernando as Sampdoria face Vojvodina in a Europa League preliminary round tie.
Palermo continue negotiations with Arsenal for Joel Campbell, while Cephas Malele and Nicolas Viola leave Sicily.
Roma have reportedly contacted Edin Dzeko to assure him they will work out a transfer fee with Manchester City.
Tottenham Hotspur have officially agreed the transfer of defender Vlad Chiriches to Napoli.
Goal-line technology will make its Italian debut in the Trofeo TIM between Inter, Milan and Sassuolo on August 12.
Jose Callejon “will not be leaving Napoli,” said his agent, despite interest from Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and Liverpool.
Mario Gomez explained he is leaving Fiorentina for Besiktas “to get back into the Germany side for Euro 2016.”
Rafa Benitez admits “it was not easy” for Real Madrid against Milan, eventually winning in a sudden death penalty shoot-out.
Juventus are turning to Napoli and Fiorentina target Davide Astori after injuries to both Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Barzagli.
As feared, Giorgio Chiellini is also out of the Italian Super Cup between Juventus and Lazio due to injury.
Godfred Donsah’s agent confirms Cagliari “rejected a €6m offer” with Juventus, Sampdoria and Bologna interested.
Genoa have reportedly agreed terms with Manchester City to sign Olivier Ntcham on a two-season loan.
Juventus announced they will appeal a partial stadium ban, as they shouldn’t pay for the “failings and inefficiencies” of Torino.
Verona have confirmed the signing of Milan defender Michelangelo Albertazzi on a permanent basis.
Sinisa Mihajlovic is happy with his Milan side after the Real Madrid friendly - ‘we dominated the match for large spells’.
The Curva Sud at Juventus Stadium will be closed for the curtain-raiser against Udinese, but the ban has been reduced.
The Week 2 clash between Roma and Juventus will be played at 17.00 GMT on Sunday August 30, the Lega Serie A has announced.
President Carlo Tavecchio has confirmed the FIGC will support Michel Platini for the Presidency of FIFA.
Felipe Melo’s move to Inter appears to be on the verge of completion, as he says goodbye to Galatasaray.
Roma defender Alessio Romagnoli is coy on his future amid links to Milan, refusing to confirm he’s staying in the capital.
Carlos Bacca missed a one-on-one and in the shootout, as Milan went down to Real Madrid on penalties after a goalless draw.
Milan’s joint-CEO Adriano Galliani believes this season will be ‘the start of a new cycle’ under new Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Empoli sporting director Marcello Carli confirms a €5m deal with Napoli for Elseid Hysaj, who calls it ‘a dream’.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic reiterates he’s happy to stay at Paris Saint-Germain, but says his next move will be a ‘surprise’.