NEWS

Palermo have announced that Davide Ballardini’s contract has been torn-up by mutual consent.
New Udinese signing Sven Kums calls playing in Serie A “a dream” and admires Zinedine Zidane.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino is “open” to a 40-team World Cup played in several countries.
Maurizio Zamparini reveals Roberto De Zerbi will be due “a lot of money” if he sacks him as Palermo Coach.
An installment of €85m from Milan’s prospective new Chinese owners could reportedly arrive later today.
Stevan Jovetic admits he’s “disappointed” to be left out of the Europa League squad but assures “I want to stay at Inter and play”.
Roberto De Zerbi has officially been confirmed as the new Palermo Coach, following Davide Ballardini’s resignation.
Former Milan Coach Filippo Inzaghi claims 'there is no Juventus challenger', but wishes luck to Lazio and Milan.
Emanuele Giaccherini's agent says 'he's Napoli's best deal in the price – quality relation'.
Gianluca Lapadula may finally have his big opportunity as starter in Milan-Udinese.
Antonio Cassano is no longer allowed to speak to journalists, or Sampdoria will fine him.
Kevin Strootman is about to renew with Roma, although the terms are not specified yet.
Inter and Milan have joined an international race for Sunderland's baby talent Joel Asoro.
Alessandro Florenzi joked with Ciro Immobile on Instagram: 'You're forgiven because of the goal!'
Lazio and Keita Balde Diao will sign a temporary contract ahead of a move in January.
Sampdoria have cut their salary budget by about €3-4m this summer, in line with FIFA and Lega requirements.
Roma met the agent of defender Kostas Manolas and are making progress towards a renewal.
President James Pallotta has a delicate meeting scheduled with Rome mayor Virginia Raggi over the stadium project.
Leonardo Bonucci and Marco Verratti could become the Azzurri's most important tactical combo after Israel-Italy.
Israel's players walked away with a feeling of having missed an opportunity: 'But Italy's defence is world-famous'.
Coach Elisha Levy of Israel says 'I have never seen such a defensive Italy' after losing 3-1.
Marco Parolo praises his fellow Azzurri after a 3-1 over Israel: 'Giorgio Chiellini is fundamental, Marco Verratti is a spectacle'.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Italy captain Gigi Buffon gave Tal Ben-Haim the greatest compliment after the Israel star scored against him.
Leonardo Bonucci praised the team spirit of 10-man Italy as they fought to a 3-1 World Cup qualifying victory in Israel.
Giorgio Chiellini confessed he had “an off night” after the error and red card in Italy’s 3-1 win away to Israel.
Marco Verratti is confident Italy will “see many more changes” as time goes on under Giampiero Ventura and he was struggling physically.
Giampiero Ventura joked Giorgio Chiellini “used up all his errors” for the next five years and looked ahead to Italy vs. Spain.
Graziano Pellè reveals he planned Ciro Immobile’s goal in the 3-1 victory in Israel and “Italy are always ready when the game counts.”
Antonio Candreva feels Italy “picked up where we left off” at Euro 2016 and showed that “exceptional desire” to beat Israel down to 10 men.
Ciro Immobile reveals Giampiero Ventura “predicted” his goal against Israel and owes the Italy Coach a great deal.
Giampiero Ventura praised Italy’s team ethic and the “importance” of Marco Verratti in a 3-1 victory away to Israel.
Italy worked harder than expected for a 3-1 victory in Israel after Giorgio Chiellini saw red in their first 2018 World Cup qualifier.
Ruud Gullit and Roberto Mancini have sparked an ugly exchange of insults after he handed Inter to Frank de Boer.
Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon urged people to “turn over a new leaf” and stop comparing Giampiero Ventura to Antonio Conte.