NEWS

Frank de Boer reiterates his desire to keep Mauro Icardi at Inter - “we have to convince him”.
Mario Balotelli reportedly admits 'I would go to Chievo', but his wages remain a problem.
Everton need a central defender and they've targeted Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly, Juventus' Daniele Rugani and Inter's Jeison Murillo.
Palermo have officially confirmed the loan of Abdelhamid El Kaoutari to Corsican club Bastia.
The agent of Kalidou Koulibaly promises the situation with Napoli will be resolved 'within two, maximum three days'.
Milan have identified Boca Juniors' Rodrigo Bentancur as their primary midfield target, but Juventus are in the way.
Claudio Ranieri has renewed his contract with Leicester City until 2020, as confirmed by the club on their site.
Inter have raised their bid to €45m plus €5m in bonuses for Joao Mario, and Sporting CP may consider a sale.
Juventus are reportedly happy to take Axel Witsel as a free agent next year, which may push Zenit St Petersburg into discounting him now.
Roma think of Sven Kums as a replacement for Leandro Paredes, who is being pursued by multiple clubs.
Lazio are 'one of many clubs from different countries' who are after Rostov's Bastos, claims his agent.
Bologna have signed James Uhunamure from Chievo Verona, with reports claiming the deal has already been made official.
Arrigo Sacchi backs the idea of bringing former players in as Milan's directors and comments on Paolo Maldini, Billy Costacurta and Demetrio Albertini.
Former Milan Coach Arrigo Sacchi praises Silvio Berlusconi for giving calcio its 'Renaissance', whilst advising the new Chinese owners.
Milan are after former legends like Paolo Maldini, Demetrio Albertini and Billy Costacurta for directorship roles.
Roma may have included a promise to sell Kostas Manolas to Barcelona as part of their deal to sign Thomas Vermaelen.
Napoli's sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli and a representative from Inter's Mauro Icardi should meet for one final transfer pitch.
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Juventus are hoping to include Simone Zaza in their bid for Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic.
Juventus midfielder Mauricio Isla underwent his medical today and will begin training with Cagliari tomorrow.
Juventus midfielder Hernanes could be making a remarkable return to his old club Lazio.
Italy international Franco Vazquez was on target, but 10-man Sevilla capitulated 3-2 to Real Madrid after extra time in the European Super Cup.
Valencia are continuing to push Napoli for Raul Albiol, but although he has only one year left on his contract, all offers are rejected.
Cristian Tello is close to completing his return to Fiorentina from Barcelona, according to Sportitalia and La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Middlesbrough are showing interest in Udinese’s Ghana international Emmanuel Agyemang Badu.
Mundo Deportivo claim Juventus will make an offer for Real Madrid creative midfielder Isco tomorrow.
FC Porto will not be able to count on new signing Laurent Depoitre for their Champions League play-off against Roma.
Roma defender Norbert Gyomber finally seems set to join Pescara on loan tomorrow.
Wolfsburg told Juventus they are prepared to pay €25m for Simone Zaza with €4.5m per year to the striker, claim Sky Sport Italia.
Besiktas and Trabzonspor are interested in Torino’s Nigeria international midfielder Joel Obi.
Juventus could loan former Boca Juniors talent Guido Vadalà to Union Santa Fe.
Fiorentina have officially signed Colombia international Carlos Sanchez on loan from Aston Villa.
Cristian Chivu admits he’s open to a call from new Inter Coach Frank de Boer. “I know him very well.”
Gigi Di Biagio expects “a response” from Italy’s Under-21 side as they open their season in a friendly with Albania tomorrow.
New Inter Coach Frank de Boer has reportedly asked for a week to evaluate the team, but Riechedly Bazoer is an option.