NEWS

Boca Juniors are reportedly close to agreeing terms for Milan defender Gustavo Gomez, with a €5m buy-out at the end of 18 months.
Lisandro Lopez will take his Inter medical on Monday, according to reports, as the Benfica defender prepares to arrive on loan with an option to buy.
Simone Verdi is expected to respond to Napoli’s offer on Monday, as Bologna have accepted a €20m plus bonuses offer.
It’s reported that 11 Serie A clubs will support Claudio Lotito to run for the Presidency of the FIGC.
Milan are interested in Atalanta right-back Hans Hateboer, according to reports in the Netherlands.
Dennis Praet’s agent says it’s “absolutely not true” the Sampdoria man has a Juventus deal but “at the end of the season he’ll make a leap in quality”.
Gerard Deulofeu reportedly wants €2.5m per year to move to Napoli, who don’t have a deal with Barcelona.
Leandro Castan reveals “my kids asked me why I never played” at Roma after completing his loan move to Cagliari.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho seeks to end his war of words with Chelsea’s Antonio Conte, offering “contempt, silence”.
Roma are looking to tie Lorenzo Pellegrini to a new contract, as Juventus and Manchester City are interested in him.
Former Parma striker Tino Asprilla says he’d be worth “€200m for sure” in today’s transfer market.
Paris Saint-Germain Coach Unai Emery calls Claudio Ranieri “a reference for every Coach” and says it’s a “privilege” for Ligue 1 to have him at Nantes.
Valencia insist Francis Coquelin's arrival “doesn't affect” Geoffrey Kondogbia but admit bringing back Joao Cancelo is “very complicated”.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has aimed a dig Torino for not sacking him 'directly' and claims “I'll take up boxing” instead.
Famed singer Andrea Bocelli has revealed that “I've always been an Inter fan, but above all I'm anti-Juventus.”
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte admits he tried to sign Alexis Sanchez for Juventus when he was an Udinese player.
Benfica defender Lisandro Lopez will reportedly complete his proposed transfer to Inter this weekend.
Gianluca Lapadula has revealed that he initially rejected Genoa for Milan in 2016 and described his experience at San Siro as 'unforgettable'.
Lucas Torreira says he is only prepare to commit to Sampdoria until the end of the season. “Then we'll see...”
Antonio Conte has confessed that “everything is possible” regarding his future as Chelsea boss.
James Pallotta admits it is unlikely that Roma will make any signings this month as “we have the team to compete with Napoli and Juventus”.
Sevilla are reportedly hot on the trail of Torino midfielder Daniele Baselli.
Fiorentina have set their sights on Slavia Prague midfielder Tomas Soucek, which could let Carlos Sanchez move on loan.
Stefan de Vrij could snub Inter, Juventus and Manchester United by signing a new contract with Lazio on Monday.
Lega Pro President Gabriele Gravina has been formally put forward as a FIGC Presidential candidate alongside Damiano Tommasi.
Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool have enquired after Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker, hoping the Brazilian will be sold next season.
Antonio Candreva admits he’d “love to have a go playing in the Premier League,” but thanks Luciano Spalletti for helping him learn new things at Inter.
Kevin Strootman isn’t the only Roma midfielder of interest to Juventus, as they’ve also set their sights on Lorenzo Pellegrini.
Pepe Reina’s agent assures there have been no calls from Juventus or Milan, but they “haven’t heard from Napoli over a new contract either.”
Inter are prepared to leave Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa at Benfica unless Santos agree to pay at least €3m for his six-month loan.
Atalanta CEO Luca Percassi confirms Juventus Coach Max Allegri “likes Bryan Cristante, but we haven’t received Liverpool offers for Papu Gomez.”
Juventus, Liverpool and Olympique Marseille are not put off by Roma’s €35m Kevin Strootman price-tag, claim newspapers.
Vicenza Calcio are on the verge of bankruptcy after their players went on strike due to unpaid wages and a Press conference is planned.
Zinedine Zidane, Simone Inzaghi and Roberto Mancini are all candidates for Juventus should Max Allegri move on next season.
Benevento winger Amato Ciciretti will join Napoli for free in June, but before then could go to Spanish side Getafe on loan.