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Rocco Commisso is reported to be the new Fiorentina owner in a $150m deal, a man who calls himself “the fulfilment of the American dream” and a Juventus fan.
Maurizio Sarri’s plans for Juventus include building the team around Daniele Rugani, Miralem Pjanic, Federico Bernardeschi and Gonzalo Higuain.
Sevilla director of sport Monchi announced former Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco “will not come here” after reports of a reunion.
“There are two things that annoy me in this sport: warming up and hearing about Fantasy Football,” said Atalanta star Josip Ilicic.
Frosinone Coach Marco Baroni insists his team “want to give their fans a good send-off” by beating Chievo as both depart Serie A.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has reportedly given the green light for negotiations to begin with Tottenham Hotspur’ €30m-rated right-back Kieran Trippier.
Roberto Mancini assures Italy will “have our say at Euro 2020 with attacking football that is entertaining and gratifying. We are ahead of schedule.”
Napoli will reportedly keep Coach Carlo Ancelotti happy and offer Jose Maria Callejon a two-year extension on his contract that runs out next season.
Milan could replace Paolo Maldini and Leonardo, it’s reported, bringing in Lille director Luis Campos and Monaco Coach Leonardo Jardim.
The New York Times claims that American billionaire Rocco Commisso has agreed a Fiorentina takeover for €135m and it could be completed by Monday.
Chelsea-owned Victor Moses hinted he’ll reunite with Antonio Conte at Inter after confirming he’ll quit Fenerbahce. “I want a new adventure.”
Juventus will reportedly wait until after the Europa League Final to formally request Maurizio Sarri’s signature, with Chelsea ready to accept a €5m compensation.
Simone Inzaghi is increasingly likely to leave Lazio after a second meeting with President Claudio Lotito ended with no progress.
Napoli have rejected €90m offers for Kalidou Koulibaly from both Real Madrid and Manchester United, claims the Corriere dello Sport.
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Thomas Tuchel seemed to acknowledge rumours Paris Saint-Germain want to hire Max Allegri. “It feels like everyone knows something I don’t.”
Mario Balotelli was shown a straight red card for a dangerous tackle during what was probably his last game for Olympique Marseille.
Paris Saint-Germain are continuing their pursuit of Napoli midfielder Allan and prepared to pay €50m, claim France Football.
Roma Coach Claudio Ranieri claims racist abuse in Italian stadiums “is not real racism, or at least it’s only a very small part of it.”
Alex Meret insists “this season was a positive one” for Napoli and “Italy’s goal is to win” the European Under-21 Championship.
Roma are reportedly the favourites to sign Alessio Cragno, although Monaco are also interested in the Cagliari goalkeeper.
Lazio are set to activate their option to buy midfielder Romulo from Genoa, for a reported fee of around €2m.
Sassuolo owner Giorgio Squinzi warns he is “not entirely convinced by Roberto De Zerbi, Khouma Babacar” or their defenders this season.
According to the Corriere dello Sport, New York Cosmos owner Rocco Commisso – previously in talks to purchase Milan – is considering a Fiorentina takeover.
Torino director Gianluca Petrachi denied agreeing to a new role at Roma. “They are not the only club interested and I haven’t decided yet.”
President Aurelio De Laurentiis hopes ex-Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri takes the Juventus job. “It’d be even more fun to win the Scudetto against him.”
Inter are reportedly ready to pay the €30m release clause for Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini, but must now convince the player, who is also courted by Manchester United.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito was vague when asked if Simone Inzaghi will take the Juventus job. “I don’t know, we’ll have to see.”
Coach Gigi Di Biagio has named the 26-man long-list as Italy prepare to host the European Under-21 Championship, including Alex Meret, Sandro Tonali and Patrick Cutrone.
The potential separation between Inter and Mauro Icardi is growing more likely, with the striker’s image being omitted from official club promotional material.
Italy have named their squad for the Women’s World Cup, which will be held in France from June 7 to July 7.
Cagliari creative midfielder Lucas Castro made his comeback from injury and celebrates by releasing his latest single.
Sampdoria are reportedly interested in making a move for €12m-rated PSV Eindhoven striker Sam Lammers, who spent this season at SC Heerenveen.
Juventus and Milan target Mauricio Pochettino claims “there is no better club” than Tottenham Hotspur. “I am so motivated to stay.”
After parting company with Max Allegri, Juventus have also dismissed their Under-23 Coach Mauro Zironelli.