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Wednesday July 17 2019
Rog ready for Cagliari transfer

Marko Rog is on the verge of a Cagliari transfer, on loan with obligation to buy for a total €15m, so Eljif Elmas can have his Napoli medical on Saturday.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the Sardinians have agreed basic terms with Napoli for Rog, who had also been targeted by Genoa and Eintracht Frankfurt.

The Croatia international is set to move on loan for €2m and an obligation to buy for a further €13m in June 2020.

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Wednesday July 17 2019
Nainggolan in Cagliari return?

Cagliari have been linked with a sensational deal to bring back Inter midfielder Radja Nainggolan.

Nainggolan is surplus to requirements at Inter and appeared headed for China.

However, Tuttosport claims he could instead opt for a second spell with Cagliari.

The 31-year-old established himself in Italian football with the Rossoblu before his move to Roma in 2014.

Sardinia is also where his wife Claudia - who recently revealed she has cancer - hails from. 

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Tuesday July 16 2019
ADL: 'Elmas arriving, incandescent August'

Aurelio De Laurentiis confirmed Eljif Elmas will join Napoli this week, he wants a striker and warned fans to “prepare for an incandescent August.”

The President already spoke to TV Luna this evening about James Rodriguez and stopped off at Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli too.

He was asked if this could be the week Marko Rog leaves Napoli and Elmas arrives from Fenerbahce?

“That is true!” was his response.

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Tuesday July 16 2019
Report: Cagliari pounce for Rog

Cagliari have reportedly jumped ahead of Eintracht Frankfurt for Napoli midfielder Marko Rog.

Gazzetta dello Sport only claimed yesterday that Rog was on his way to Eintracht for €20m.

However, according to transfer expert Niccolo Ceccarini, Cagliari are close to completing an €18m deal.

The Croat would effectively replace Nicolo Barella, who has joined Inter.

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Saturday July 13 2019
Barella: 'A new chapter begins'

Nicolò Barella said an emotional goodbye to hometown club Cagliari after his transfer to Inter. “I tried to honour the shirt with all my strength, and I think that I achieved that.”

The move was completed for a total of €40m plus €10m in various bonuses and add-ons, although technically it is a loan with obligation to buy, allowing them to spread the payments out.

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Saturday July 13 2019
Cagliari eye Barella replacements

Cagliari sold Nicolò Barella to Inter, so are now in talks for Boca Juniors midfielder Nahitan Nandez and Napoli’s Marko Rog.

Barella completed his transfer on Friday evening for €40m (spread out over two years) plus another €10m in various bonuses and add-ons.

The Sardinians need a replacement and Sky Sport Italia claim they are in negotiations with Boca Juniors for Nandez.

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Friday July 12 2019
Report: Elmas to Napoli imminent

Eljif Elmas will complete his move from Fenerbahce to Napoli over the weekend for €16m plus bonuses, claim Sky Sport Italia.

The Macedonia international turns 20 in September and already has 11 senior caps to his name, with two goals.

He had been linked with the likes of Inter and Milan, but Gianluca Di Marzio claims the final details will be worked out over the next 48 hours.

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Friday July 12 2019
Official: Barella joins Inter

Nicolò Barella is officially a new Inter player after completing his transfer from Cagliari for a reported €50m, formally a loan with obligation to buy.

The Italy international midfielder had his medical today and signed the five-year contract, believed to be worth €2.5m per season.

It’s reported the cost of the operation ultimately €50m, but spread out via a loan deal with obligation to buy and various bonuses.

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Friday July 12 2019
Barella has Inter medical

Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella has arrived for his medical ahead of a €45m transfer to Inter.

Barella passed the first part of his medical at Humanitas clinic in Rozzano on Friday morning and checked into the Italian Olympic Committee offices in Milan for the second round of tests.

He will then be able to sign his contract with Inter before being confirmed as their fourth summer signing after Diego Godin, Valentino Lazaro and Stefano Sensi.

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Friday July 12 2019
FIFA toughens racism stance

FIFA has toughened its stance on racism, allowing victims to make statements and confirming games can be forfeited.

FIFA’s previous approach to racism came under heavy scrutiny, with critics accusing the governing body of being too lenient.

It came after Inter, Lazio and Cagliari escaped serious punishments last season, despite their fans racially abusing Kalidou Koulibaly, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Moise Kean.

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