NEWS

Giampiero Ventura hinted at changes to Italy in future, but explained why he had to work on a Euro 2016 basis against France.
Giampiero Ventura picks the first XI of his Italy reign against Paul Pogba’s France, but initially tries to build on Antonio Conte’s side.
Juventus named their squad for the Champions League, including new buys Gonzalo Higuain, Dani Alves and Juan Cuadrado, but no Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Head of FIFA Refereeing Massimo Busacca is ready for “an historic day” as VAR technology is tested tonight in Italy-France.
Join us for all the build-up and action as Giampiero Ventura makes his Italy debut against old rivals France in a very special match.
As expected, Inter have left big new buys Joao Mario and Gabigol off the UEFA list for the Europa League to avoid FFP penalties.
Alessio Cerci has been wiped off the Atletico Madrid website after his move to Bologna collapsed due to a failed medical.
Roma named their 22-man list for the Europa League, including injured Antonio Rudiger.
Gonzalo Bergessio angrily hit back at Palermo, insisting “I was the one who didn’t want to go there! I expect an apology!”
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni admits Jack Wilshere “could’ve suited us, but he decided to remain in England” at Bournemouth.
Fiorentina have announced their squad list for the Europa League, leaving off Ianis Hagi, Hernan Toledo and Kevin Diks.
Gabriel Barbosa, commonly known as Gabigol, has chosen shirt number 96 at Inter.
Marcello Lippi could be returning to Guangzhou Evergrande as Coach for next season, according to Sky Sport Italia.
Axel Witsel responded to the failed Juventus move from Zenit on deadline day. “The longer the wait, the bigger the reward.”
Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali explains Eusebio Di Francesco and Domenico Berardi both chose to stay.
Inter vice-President Javier Zanetti believes changes to the Champions League are “a positive thing”.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis read “a lot of stupid things” about Edinson Cavani, who was never for sale.
Aurelio De Laurentiis believes Napoli “are the team that strengthened most” and rejected €50m for Kalidou Koulibaly.
Elseid Hysaj’s agent confirms a new contract, with a release clause which is not valid for Serie A clubs.
Axel Witsel “was closer to Napoli than Juventus” at one point this summer, an intermediary claims.
Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini is believed to be close to an exit, with Milan his possible destination.
Marko Pjaca calls his Juventus teammate Gianluigi Buffon “a legend” and is happy to play in a 3-5-2.
Sir Alex Ferguson believes Juventus can win the Champions League, and calls Max Allegri “a great Coach”.
Mario Lemina reveals he had “a lot of offers” but his objective is “to grow” at Juventus.
Jozo Simunovic insists he didn’t fail his Torino medical - “they changed the deal with Celtic”.
Fiorentina “did everything” to sign Stevan Jovetic from Inter, director general Pantaleo Corvino insists.
Fiorentina director general Pantaleo Corvino admits they “couldn’t turn down” Chelsea’s bid for Marcos Alonso.
Inter President Erick Thohir believes Frank de Boer “is the right Coach to exploit talents like” Gabriel Barbosa.
Piotr Zielinski has confirmed holding talks with Liverpool but believes “he couldn’t have made a better choice” than Napoli.
Gabriel Barbosa admits it was “a magnificent gift” and “a dream come true” to join Inter near the time of his birthday last week.
Diego Perotti insists Roma still sit at “the table of the great teams” in Europe, despite their Champions League exit to Porto last week.
Inter defender Miranda says he is ready to lead Brazil to the 2018 World Cup after being confirmed as the Selecao’s new captain.
Federico Bernardeschi is keen “not to disappoint” new Italy boss Giampiero Ventura but admits the old guard “are still the best”.
Fiorentina winger Federico Bernardeschi has confessed the need to add goals to his game but acknowledges he is not ”only an attacker“.
Fiorentina’s reluctance to meet valuations reportedly saw them miss out on Atalanta goalkeeper Marco Sportiello and Pedro Obiang.