NEWS

After Vlad Chiriches flew in for a medical, now Empoli confirm Elseid Hysaj “will almost certainly join Napoli.”
Sampdoria are on the verge of signing ex-West Bromwich Albion and Celtic striker Georgios Samaras.
Carpi flattened Civitanovese 5-0 in a friendly test with Jerry Mbakogu scoring twice.
Empoli fought back to beat Viareggio 4-1 in a friendly with Massimo Maccarone scoring twice.
Bologna changed their tune on Mario Balotelli, hinting they’d “be ready to discuss it if he lowered his economic demands.”
Miroslav Klose hopes Lazio can be “ready for Juventus” in the Italian Super Cup after a fourth consecutive friendly defeat.
Vojvodina Coach Zlatomir Zagorcic assures they are “not afraid” of Sampdoria in the Europa League preliminary round.
Juventus are reportedly tracking 22-year-old Monaco left-back Layvin Kurzawa.
Besiktas have announced Fiorentina striker Mario Gomez will fly in for final negotiations tomorrow.
Paul Pogba said “everyone is waiting for Juventus” to trip up, but “we have to win always.”
Lazio suffered yet another pre-season beating, as they were thumped 3-0 by Bundesliga side Mainz 05.
Gian Piero Gasperini admits Genoa “are further behind than expected” after a disappointing draw with Pro Piacenza.
Juventus have an Alvaro Morata problem after he was substituted, stormed off and Max Allegri “didn’t like his attitude.”
Mohamed Salah has arrived for his Roma medical, though Fiorentina threaten to block his move from Chelsea.
Max Allegri warned new Juventus players “must get to know each other” and gave Sami Khedira’s debut a mixed review.
Walter Zenga said Sampdoria facing Vojvodina in the Europa League preliminary round tomorrow was “destiny."
Lorenzo Insigne bagged a brace as Napoli crushed Cittadella 5-1, but Raul Albiol went off injured.
Lazio start Miroslav Klose and Felipe Anderson in their friendly away to Bundesliga side FSV Mainz 05.
Mario Mandzukic and Paul Pogba saw Juventus scrape a 2-1 win at Lechia Gdansk, but Giorgio Chiellini went off injured.
Fiorentina director Paolo Panerai accepts Mohamed Salah’s move to Roma. “The fact it isn’t Inter means rules were respected.”
Wojciech Szczesny said his move to Roma was “a no-brainer” and “can’t wait to experience” the Stadio Olimpico fans.
Udinese won the first of two friendlies 7-0 with Duvan Zapata getting his debut goal and missing a penalty.
Bee Taechaubol has arrived in Italy, and is currently meeting Milan President Silvio Berlusconi at his Arcore residence.
Roma have officially confirmed the signing of Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny on a one-year loan.
Juventus are preparing a second bid for Schalke 04’s Julian Draxler, according to reports.
Juventus switch to a 3-5-2 shape for the friendly with Lechia Gdansk, with Simone Zaza and Daniele Rugani starting.
Mohamed Salah’s arrival in Rome could be delayed - after fires near Fiumicino airport caused flights to be cancelled.
New Lazio signing Ricardo Kishna believes he’ll have ‘freedom’, and hits out at Ajax Coach Frank De Boer.
Eredivisie side Ajax have officially confirmed the sale of young striker Ricardo Kishna to Lazio.
Fiorentina director general Andrea Rogg threatens to block Mohamed Salah’s move to Roma as he ‘has a contract with Fiorentina’.
Fiorentina director general Andrea Rogg reveals they are down to ‘formalities’ for Mario Gomez’s move to Besiktas.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio hints at support for Michel Platini, saying the federation will support ‘the UEFA candidate’.
Ignazio Abate hopes to make his Milan comeback next month, but acknowledges the need for patience.
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic admits it’s important to ‘get back amongst the top sides in Europe’.
Former Juventus midfielder and President of UEFA Michel Platini has announced he will stand for the Presidency of FIFA.

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