Milan: Bentancur for 5 years
It's revealed that Milan are offering Rodrigo Bentancur a five-year contract, although the deal may still take a while.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sassuolo comeback crushes Milan
Milan threw away a 2-0 lead from M’Baye Niang’s brace for a 3-2 defeat to Sassuolo, meaning Celta Vigo win the Trofeo TIM.
Milan close on Bentancur
Milan are stepping up talks for Rodrigo Bentancur and Boca Juniors Vice-President admits “it’ll be hard to keep him if the offer is over €10m.”
Cagliari new boys hold Hamburger
Serie A new boys Cagliari impressed in a 1-1 draw with Hamburger SV, as Marco Borriello, Bruno Alves and Mauricio Isla made their debuts.
Napoli lose Tonelli to injury?
There are reports Napoli won’t be able to count on new signing Lorenzo Tonelli for two months due to injury.
U21: New Italy held by Albania
Italy and Albania drew 0-0 in the first Under-21 international friendly of the season.
Celta Vigo see off Sassuolo
An experimental Sassuolo fell 1-0 to Celta Vigo in their first Trofeo TIM mini-match and they’ll play Milan next.
Samp lose 3-2 at Barcelona
Sampdoria gave a more than decent account of themselves in a 3-2 defeat to Barcelona in the Gamper Trophy.
Montella: 'Ambitious Milan ideas'
Vincenzo Montella believes Milan “are working on an ambitious and risky idea of football” after their Trofeo TIM match with Celta Vigo.
Spalletti: 'Roma ready for Porto'
Luciano Spalletti assured Roma “will be ready for Porto” in their Champions League play-off after a 1-0 friendly win over Latina.
Milan beat Celta Vigo on pens
Carlos Bacca missed two sitters in a 0-0 draw with Celta Vigo, but Milan won their first Trofeo TIM mini-match on penalties.
Fazio scores on Roma debut
Federico Fazio scored in his first Roma appearance, while Thomas Vermaelen also made his debut in a 1-0 win over Latina.
Sassuolo on Matri, Pinilla, Babacar
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali confirmed Alessandro Matri “is the right man for us,” but also target Mauricio Pinilla and Khouma Babacar.
Chievo: 'Balotelli too expensive'
Chievo confirm they “would like” Mario Balotelli, but “we doubt Liverpool would just give him away. He’s not a priority.”
Inter ask after Insigne?
Sky Sport Italia claim Inter will go for Napoli star Lorenzo Insigne if they fail to secure Gabigol from Santos.
De Boer Inter debut called off
Frank de Boer will have to wait for his Inter debut, as tonight’s friendly with Borussia Monchengladbach has been cancelled.
Tavecchio: 'Ventura continues Conte work'
“Italy were close to glory” at Euro 2016 and Giampiero Ventura can “continue the work begun by Antonio Conte,” said FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio.
De Boer: 'Can't wait for Inter-Milan'
New Inter Coach Frank de Boer “can’t wait to experience the Milan Derby” and hints there might not be any more signings.
Mazzarri: 'No Watford smoke problem'
Walter Mazzarri gave his first Press conference as Watford Coach and promised focus, but denied reports his smoking upset players.
Napoli increase Icardi proposal
Napoli held a three-hour meeting with Mauro Icardi’s entourage and increased the wage offer, but the bid to Inter remains €62m.
Espanyol-Betis for David Lopez
Espanyol and Real Betis are eager to bring Napoli midfielder David Lopez back to Spain.
Bologna close on Dzemaili
Blerim Dzemaili is on his way back to Serie A for Bologna, as Sky Sport Italia claim a deal is done with Galatasaray.
Leicester offer €22m for Paredes
Leicester City are leading the race for Roma midfielder Leandro Paredes by offering a reported €22m (£18.9m).
Palermo impress Aleesami
Norway international Haitam Aleesami found the Palermo “project convincing” and is impressed by Coach Davide Ballardini.
Icardi tears at Mancini exit?
There are reports Mauro Icardi was so upset at Roberto Mancini’s Inter exit that he burst into tears, fuelling the desire for a Napoli move.
Roma: Torosidis out, Manolas stays
Roma have reportedly put Vasilis Torosidis on the transfer market, as Kostas Manolas seems set to sign a contract extension.
Diawara rejects €17m Aston Villa
Amadou Diawara has reportedly turned down a €17m offer from Aston Villa, as the Bologna rebel has his heart set on Roma.
Report: Corluka to Fiorentina
Italian reports suggest Fiorentina have struck a deal to sign Lokomotiv Moscow and Croatia defender Vedran Corluka.
Bentancur free for Milan
It’s reported Juventus aren’t interested in Rodrigo Bentancur, so Milan are free to make a formal offer.
Matic pushes for Juventus?
It’s reported Nemanja Matic has told Chelsea that he wants to be allowed to move to Juventus.
Pjaca: ‘I want the Champions League’
New Juventus signing Marko Pjaca declares “I want to win the Champions League”.
Zamparini: ‘Balotelli won’t join Palermo’
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini rules-out a move for Mario Balotelli - “we can’t solve his problems”.
‘Only Juventus and Inter for Gabigol’
Santos’ President denies Leicester and Atletico Madrid have bid for Gabigol - “so far we’ve only had offers from Juventus and Inter’.
Bacca agent: ‘West Ham? We’ll see…’
Carlos Bacca’s agent won’t rule out a move to West Ham United - “let’s wait and see”.
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