NEWS

The season finally kicks off today with Verona v Roma and Lazio hosting Mattia Destro’s Bologna, then Milan visit Fiorentina on Sunday.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Juventus continue to slam the door on Chelsea despite an increased offer in the region of €100m.
Juventus are reportedly back in talks with Monaco for €25m-rated Aymen Abdennour.
Genoa are rumoured to have a deal for Granada full-back Emanuel Insua.
Roberto Mancini has asked Ezequiel Lavezzi to leave Paris Saint-Germain for Inter, according to Mediaset Premium.
Delio Rossi warns Bologna fans not to expect miracles from Mattia Destro against Lazio on his debut tomorrow.
Palermo star Franco Vazquez admits he’d “like to join a more prestigious club” amid Juventus interest.
Torino President Urbano Cairo gave updates on Bruno Peres, Nikola Maksimovic, Amauri and Sanjin Prcic.
Milan are reportedly in advanced talks to sell goalkeeper Michael Agazzi to Middlesbrough.
Andrea Mandorlini warned Verona can cause an upset against revamped Roma tomorrow. “Anything can happen.”
After Palermo gave up on Joel Campbell, Lazio are now being linked with the Arsenal and Costa Rica striker.
Multiple reports suggest Bologna have beaten Napoli to Cagliari midfielder Godfred Donsah.
Hellas Verona announced their squad for the first match of the Serie A season against Roma.
Lazio named the squad for their Serie A season opener with Bologna, including Stefano Mauri.
Dino Zoff said Juventus need Juan Cuadrado more than Julian Draxler this season.
Stefano Mauri is officially back at Lazio after signing a new contract, but with reported anti-betting clauses.
It’s reported Napoli and Sunderland agreed terms, but Jonathan de Guzman is ready to reject the transfer.
As expected, Juventus have loaned Alberto Cerri to Cagliari on loan with option and counter-option.
Danilo D’Ambrosio “could join Marseille, though there are options in Italy, England and Germany,” said the Inter full-back’s agent.
Napoli are ready to send Chile international Edu Vargas to Bundesliga side Hoffenheim.
Sampdoria left the door open to Mario Balotelli. “Anything is possible and we are looking for a centre-forward.”
Mohamed Salah’s lawyer told “losers to stop talking and making ‘promises’ you cannot fulfil” in a swipe at Fiorentina.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero said Milan “paid €20m for Andrea Bertolacci, so can pay €25m for Roberto Soriano.”
Antonio Cassano hopes to shine with Sampdoria and get back into the Italy squad. “The main thing is not to be an idiot.”
Antonio Cassano denies urging Mario Balotelli to join him at Sampdoria - ‘I’m not a sporting director’.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says Antonio Cassano could become a director at Marassi when he retires.
Wolfsburg winger Ivan Perisic’s agent believes ‘Monday is the day to close everything’ with Inter.
Stefano Pioli warns Lazio’s clash with Bologna is ‘not easy’, and predicts ‘a complicated match’.
Stefano Pioli assures Ravel Morrison is staying at Lazio but ‘he has to work harder when he doesn’t have the ball’.
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli says this season’s objective is to secure European qualification again.
Milan have reportedly struck a deal with Sampdoria for midfielder Roberto Soriano.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio is ‘ready to renew’ Antonio Conte’s contract if the Italy CT asks.
Roma have named their squad for the season opener with Verona, with Ashley Cole left out.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho ‘can’t speak’ about Paul Pogba, but takes a swipe at Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri.