NEWS

Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
There are shock reports Milan are in negotiations to take Mario Balotelli back from Liverpool.
Delio Rossi felt Bologna “could’ve equalised with a little more luck” in their 2-1 defeat to Lazio.
Stefano Pioli criticised Lazio for “resting on our laurels” in a hard-fought 2-1 win over Bologna.
It’s reported Juventus will pay Chelsea €1.5m to take Juan Guillermo Cuadrado on loan.
There are reports Lazio captain Lucas Biglia will be out for a month after he was stretchered off with a calf strain.
Ricardo Kishna scored on his Serie A debut to give Lazio a 2-1 victory over Bologna, but Lucas Biglia was stretchered off.
Roma have given PSG a deadline for Lucas Digne or will go for Schalke’s Sead Kolasinac instead.
Atalanta are on the verge of signing defender Rafael Toloi from Sao Paulo.
Italian sources claim Chelsea are prepared to send Juan Guillermo Cuadrado to Juventus on a dry loan.
Andrea Mandorlini was “happy with a point” against Roma, even though Verona had taken the lead.
Rudi Garcia was satisfied with Edin Dzeko and Mohamed Salah after Roma started the season with a 1-1 draw at Verona.
Mario Mandzukic, Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini are available for Juventus against Udinese.
Lazio begin their Serie A campaign against Bologna with Ricardo Kishna and Keita Balde Diao against Mattia Destro.
Alessandro Florenzi snatched a point for Roma in Verona after woodwork was rattled and goalkeepers performed great saves.
Stevan Jovetic, Geoffrey Kondogbia and Hernanes are available as Inter make their debut against Atalanta.
Valencia have reportedly offered €14m for Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni said they were “lacking something” over the last two years.
Leandro Castan is back in action after almost a year out following brain surgery. “I didn’t know I had that strength.”
Mohamed Salah, Edin Dzeko and Gervinho start together as Roma open the season with Luca Toni’s Hellas Verona.
Sampdoria and Milan failed to reach an agreement on Roberto Soriano, but talks will continue next week.
The Serie A season begins at 17.00 UK time (16.00 GMT) with Verona v Roma, so join us for all the build-up and action.
Roberto Mancini confirmed Inter are targeting the Scudetto, but “nobody wanted to sell Mateo Kovacic or Xherdan Shaqiri.”
Stefano Colantuono assured Udinese “won’t just defend” against reigning champions of Italy Juventus.
Fiorentina are awaiting confirmation on whether Mario Suarez can face Milan after an Atletico Madrid red card.
Gian Piero Gasperini warned Genoa have “only 12 players” in Palermo, while Diego Perotti’s future is in the balance.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Milan don’t simply want victory at Fiorentina. “It is our duty to win.”
Adriano Galliani said Milan are “far from a deal” with Sampdoria for Roberto Soriano, but talks continue.
Paulo Sousa said this was “the toughest week” at Fiorentina, as Mario Suarez and Joaquin are just some of the problems against Milan.
Napoli left out transfer-listed Jonathan de Guzman, Edu Vargas and Juan Camilo Zuniga for the trip to Sassuolo.
Milan named their squad against Fiorentina, missing Philippe Mexes, Jeremy Menez and M’Baye Niang.
Maurizio Sarri feels Sassuolo are the “worst possible opponents” for Napoli to open their Serie A season.
As expected, Sampdoria and Milan directors are holding a crucial summit for Roberto Soriano.
Pepe Reina is enthusiastic about the new Napoli and warns if Juventus don’t win the Scudetto “it’ll be a disaster for them.”
Juventus face “a much more balanced” Serie A season with Inter, Milan, Roma and Napoli Scudetto challengers, said Max Allegri.

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