Juventus lost 2-0 to Olympique Marseille, but even worse Stephan Lichtsteiner saw red and Sami Khedira was stretchered off.
Sinisa Mihajlovic is impressed by Milan youngsters Rodrigo Ely and Davide Calabria, while Riccardo Montolivo “can be important.”
Roma have Wojciech Szczesny on the bench, but start Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi and Juan Iturbe against Sporting CP.
Hellas Verona fumbled a lead late on and lost 2-1 away to Hamburger SV with Bosko Jankovic on target.
Sami Khedira was stretchered off with a suspected hamstring strain and is likely to miss the Italian Super Cup with Lazio.
Gilberto is expected to fly in tomorrow to complete his medical with Fiorentina.
Lazio are already training in Shanghai ahead of next Saturday’s Italian Super Cup against Juventus.
Leonardo Bonucci said Juventus “must be stronger than these setbacks” against Lazio in the Italian Super Cup.
Napoli name their squad for the first international friendly against OGC Nice, including new buy Elseid Hysaj.
Paul Pogba, Sami Khedira, Mario Mandzukic and Alvaro Morata start as Juventus visit Olympique Marseille in a pre-season friendly.
Chievo impressed during a 3-1 defeat to Bayer Leverkusen, who are ready to begin the Bundesliga next weekend.
Stevan Jovetic confirms Roberto Mancini is one of the main reasons he chose to leave Manchester City for Inter.
Sampdoria are considering alternatives to Coach Walter Zenga and the favourite seems to be Gigi Del Neri.
Domenico Berardi turns 21 today and is “happy to have another year of growth” at Sassuolo before joining Juventus.
Mario Gomez admits Fiorentina “didn’t go the way I wanted and I needed a change of scenery” after joining Besiktas.
Jose Callejon’s agent “rules out” the possibility of joining Inter in an exchange for Juan Jesus. “I think he’ll stay at Napoli.”
Elseid Hysaj will undergo his Napoli medical today before completing the transfer from Empoli.
There are growing reports Edin Dzeko could have his Roma medical on Monday after Manchester City agreed a €22m fee.
Galatasaray continue to push Inter for Gary Medel as part of the Felipe Melo deal.
Seydou Keita is confident Roma can “do better than last season and have the ambition of winning trophies.”
Juventus have set their sights on Sporting Gijon teenage centre-back Jorge Mere Perez.
Thai investor Bee Taechaubol continues talks with Milan President Silvio Berlusconi at his villa in Sardinia.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic said Lazio “perhaps paid too much” to Genk for his contract, but he hopes to play Juventus in the Super Cup.
Walter Zenga admits he saw no signs of the “total nightmare” Sampdoria would have, losing 4-0 to Vojvodina in the Europa League.
Stevan Jovetic is in the Inter squad to face Galatasaray, but Xherdan Shaqiri, Danilo D’Ambrosio and Yuto Nagatomo are dropped again.
Stevan Jovetic explains why he is so happy to join Inter. “I had problems at Manchester City, but I wasn’t the only one.”
Sassuolo look to have won the race with Torino and Palermo to sign Cesena striker Gregoire Defrel.
Former Italy striker Daniel Osvaldo is ready to join FC Porto as a free agent, two years after Roma sold him for €17m.
Leo Messi, Neymar and Javier Mascherano are out of Barcelona’s International Champions Cup game with Fiorentina.
Schalke 04 Coach Andre Breitenreiter “will oppose” the sale of Julian Draxler to Juventus target Julian Draxler.
Sampdoria Coach Walter Zenga has cancelled his Twitter account after reaction to their 4-0 Europa League defeat.
Paris Saint-Germain Coach Laurent Blanc admits Salvatore Sirigu's situation is 'not simple' as the signing of Kevin Trapp may force him out.
Sevilla's Ciro Immobile reassures supporters after being stretchered out in yesterday's friendly: 'I'm fine'.
Goalkeeper Simone Scuffet looks set to leave Udinese for Serie B club Como, in spite of interest from Atletico Madrid and Fiorentina.
Cesare Prandelli believes Galatasaray's Felipe Melo will be a strong addition to Inter's roster, while Alex Telles is a fine option too.