NEWS

Roma could be after a shock signing of their former champion Erik Lamela from Tottenham Hotspur, say reports.
Napoli are reportedly trying to get to Moussa Dembele, but Tottenham Hotspur aren't happy with a loan deal.
Juventus risk missing out on both Julian Draxler and Axel Witsel, as the Zenit man only wants Milan.
Italian papers insist Juventus won’t sell Paul Pogba to Chelsea even for €150m (£109m).
Roberto Stellone told Frosinone to “learn from our mistakes” and take points off Atalanta this evening.
Bild are also reporting that Schalke will take Julian Draxler off the market because Wolfsburg beat the Juventus offer.
Inter are reportedly in double talks with Galatasaray for Felipe Melo and Alex Telles.
Andrea Pirlo discussed his Italy call-up and sees Juventus as favourites against Roma today in a video interview.
Beppe Iachini is prepared to start new Palermo signing Alberto Gilardino against Udinese tonight.
Rolando Maran told Chievo to show “plenty of courage” against Lazio, as they seek to maintain a perfect record.
Stefano Colantuono told Udinese to put the victory over Juventus behind them and focus on Palermo.
It’s only Week 2, yet Scudetto favourites Roma and Juventus go head-to-head today, then Napoli-Sampdoria, Torino-Fiorentina and Carpi-Inter.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Axel Witsel is in new negotiations with Milan, confirmed an intermediary, but Juventus are also interested in the Zenit star.
Olympique Marseille asked Milan for Alessandro Matri after Juventus slammed the door for Simone Zaza.
Sinisa Mihajlovic was furious with Milan despite a 2-1 win over Empoli. “We didn’t deserve victory. Nothing has changed.”
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo was disappointed by defeat to Milan. “Compliments don’t get us points.”
There are shock reports that Schalke have taken Juventus target Julian Draxler off the market, so they push for Axel Witsel.
Carlos Bacca felt Milan had “the right attitude, but must improve the quality” after beating Empoli 2-1.
Delio Rossi felt Bologna “deserved more” after a second consecutive defeat against Sassuolo.
Milan got their first win, as Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano broke Serie A ducks to beat impressive Empoli 2-1.
Eusebio Di Francesco relishes seeing Sassuolo on top of the Serie A table after they beat Bologna.
While waiting for Julian Draxler, Juventus are finalising their deal for Mario Lemina with Olympique Marseille.
Catania remain in Lega Pro but from -9 points rather than -12 after their appeal in the match-fixing trial.
The Italy squad to face Bulgaria and Malta in Euro 2016 qualifiers includes Sebastian Giovinco, Andrea Pirlo and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Adriano Galliani praised Mario Balotelli, locked down Philippe Mexes and said Axel Witsel “wants Milan, but it’s difficult.”
Vlad Chiriches is out of Napoli’s high-pressure game with Sampdoria on Sunday.
Milan are renewing their interest in Axel Witsel, offering a total of €25m spread out over four years.
Milan completely revamp their team after an opening round defeat, as they welcome Riccardo Saponara’s Empoli.
Sassuolo’s dream start to the season continues, as Antonio Floro Flores snatched a late victory away to rivals Bologna.
Follow the build-up and action from San Siro, as Milan fans protest, Mario Balotelli returns and Sinisa Mihajlovic must beat Empoli.
Mauro Icardi is out of Inter’s trip to Carpi, but transfer-listed Yuto Nagatomo and Danilo D’Ambrosio are included.
Emanuele Giaccherini is expected to undergo his Bologna medical tomorrow, leaving Sunderland.
There are reports Juventus will finalise a deal for Julian Draxler tonight, paying Schalke €26m plus €6m bonuses.
Fabrizio Castori told Carpi to “get back to being the team we were” against Inter in their maiden Serie A home game.

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