NEWS

Rocco Commisso, in talks to buy Milan, calls himself “the fulfilment of the American dream in all ways” and went from penniless immigrant Juventus fan to a $4.5bn fortune.
Medhi Benatia is unsure of his Juventus future, as Arsenal join Borussia Dortmund and Olympique Marseille in chasing the defender.
Multiple sources now state Rocco Commisso is leading the race to buy Milan after Yonghong Li missed an important payment.
Germany completed an extraordinary comeback at the 95th minute to beat Sweden when down to 10 men and keep their World Cup hopes alive.
Lorenzo Tonelli is expected to leave Napoli this summer, with interest above all from Genoa and Cagliari.
Roma legend Giuseppe Giannini believes they should’ve sold Alisson Becker and kept Radja Nainggolan, as the midfielder will join Inter.
Milan Badelj is a free agent considering proposals from Milan, Napoli and Zenit St Petersburg.
Atalanta are revamping their midfield with offers for Jakub Jankto, Tomas Soucek and Rade Krunic.
Barcelona aren’t the only side interested in Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic, as Chelsea are also sounding out the Bosnian.
There are extraordinary reports of a ‘coup’ within the Argentina squad to oust Coach Jorge Sampaoli and he could be fired before the Nigeria game.
Bologna asked Napoli to take Marko Rog on loan, but Carlo Ancelotti is eager to make the most of him this season.
West Ham United are edging closer to Felipe Anderson for €40m plus 20 per cent of a future transfer fee, but also ask Lazio for Jordan Lukaku.
Inter have asked to sign Malcom from Bordeaux on loan with option to buy for a total of €40m.
Mexico made the most of South Korean defensive errors to win 2-1 and practically secure their place in the Round of 16.
Napoli star Dries Mertens is enjoying the 2018 World Cup with Belgium and can “feel the support even from Italy.”
Radamel Falcao “would do great things” if he were to join Milan, said fellow Colombian striker Faustino Asprilla.
Tunisia international Ferjani Sassi has been offered to Serie A sides including Roma, Napoli, Juventus, Milan, Lazio and Fiorentina.
Fredy Guarin “would be prepared to cut his salary for a return to Inter” from Shanghai Shenhua, said his agent.
Napoli, Valencia and Sevilla have contacted Paris Saint-Germain for their Belgium international Thomas Meunier, it’s reported.
Il Sole 24 Ore are trying to identify the American investor in talks to buy Milan, narrowing it down to four possible names.
Juventus winger Douglas Costa has been ruled out of Brazil’s crunch World Cup meeting with Serbia due to a muscular injury.
Jorginho has “a verbal agreement with Manchester City and we’re waiting for Napoli to agree terms with them,” said his agent.
Liverpool are continuing their pursuit of Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha with a reported offer worth €30m plus bonuses.
MLS club the Montreal Impact have released midfielder Marco Donadel and could now return to Italy.
It was a hugely entertaining clash in Moscow, where Belgium emerged 5-2 winners over Tunisia with Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard’s braces.
Inter have not yet reached an agreement with Bordeaux, but his agent “won’t rule out a loan with obligation to buy.”
In a bizarre twist, it’s reported Chelsea are trying to avoid paying Antonio Conte’s pay-off, claiming he cost them money for Diego Costa.
Mundo Deportivo claim Paris Saint-Germain are open to selling Marco Verratti and agent Mino Raiola is already at work.
Mario Pasalic could return to Serie A for Fiorentina on loan from Chelsea after his brief experience at Milan.
Another name on the list of potential Napoli goalkeepers is CSKA Moscow and Russia veteran Igor Akinfeev.
Diego Armando Maradona blasted the Argentina squad and Coach Jorge Sampaoli for their dismal World Cup, hoping there was “a punch-up in the locker room.”
RB Leipzig are ready to offer €30m including bonuses to bring Milan left-winger Hakan Calhanoglu back to the Bundesliga.
Roma are on the verge of securing teenage centre-back William Bianda from RC Lens for €5m.
Juan Cuadrado has proved he is dependable in a variety of roles down the right flank for club and country, writes Daryl Hammond.
Santos President Jose Carlos admits defender Lucas Verissimo wants to leave the club to join Torino.