NEWS

Axel Witsel’s intermediary admits the player won’t join Milan if they sign Roberto Soriano from Sampdoria.
It’s reported Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman could have further surgery, as he continues to struggle with knee problems.
Milan and Liverpool have reportedly agreed a free loan deal for Mario Balotelli, but there’s disagreement over wages.
Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli will reportedly have a Milan medical tomorrow after a loan deal was agreed.
The agent of Paris Saint-Germain’s Ezequiel Lavezzi says a return to Serie A ‘depends on Inter’.
Juventus striker Simone Zaza’s agent is reportedly in London to discuss a loan move to West Ham.
Udinese owner Giampaolo Pozzo says he enjoyed a ‘deserved victory’ against Juventus on the opening day of the Serie A season.
Bournemouth have reportedly agreed a deal with Napoli for Jonathan De Guzman and now await the player’s decision.
Inter’s hopes of landing Ivan Perisic today have taken a blow after Wolfsburg Coach Dieter Hecking said ‘he’ll stay with us’.
Italian FA President Carlo Tavecchio outlines his economic plan, promising there will be ‘no more cases like Parma.’
Reports say that Bologna have agreed a €7m deal for Cagliari’s Godfred Donsah, who will undergo a medical today.
Mario Balotelli’s imminent arrival in Milan from Liverpool could reportedly lead to Alessandro Matri’s departure.
Inter could reportedly close a deal for Wolfsburg’s Ivan Perisic today, although a gap of €2m remains.
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade says that he ‘wants to keep’ Joaquin at the club amid interest from Real Betis.
Fernando Llorente could be staying at Juventus and Simone Zaza heading out on loan, according to reports.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport, and Tuttosport.
Roberto Stellone was “disappointed” with Frosinone’s defeat to Torino, their all-time Serie A debut.
Fabrizio Castori blasted Carpi after their 5-2 Serie A debut defeat at Sampdoria. “The attitude was wrong from the start.”
Eusebio Di Francesco said Sassuolo’s “mental strength” was the difference as they fought back to beat Napoli 2-1.
Paulo Sousa said Fiorentina must “always play like they did tonight” after sweeping Milan aside 2-0.
Maurizio Sarri said he was happier with Napoli’s performance in defeat than when they were leading at Sassuolo.
Roberto Mancini explained his outlandish celebration as Inter won with a late Stevan Jovetic strike.
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Milan “certainly deserved to lose” against Fiorentina. “We were dominated in midfield.”
Of the Scudetto contenders, only Inter won the opening game with last-gasp Stevan Jovetic, as 10-man Milan fell to Fiorentina and Napoli lost at Sassuolo.
Max Allegri insists Juventus “played well” but didn’t take their chances in a home defeat to Udinese.
Adriano Galliani confirms Milan are in talks with Liverpool for Mario Balotelli. “He knows it’s his last chance.”
Stefano Colantuono said Juventus “did what we expected them to do” after Udinese’s historic victory.
Leonardo Bonucci said “this is a transitional year” for Juventus after their shock home defeat to Udinese.
Inter start Mauro Icardi and Geoffrey Kondogbia, but Atalanta hope to cause an upset.
Juventus lost their season opener 1-0 at home to Udinese after a late Cyril Thereau strike in a huge shock.
Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano start for Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Milan at Fiorentina, while Nikola Kalinic gets his Viola debut.
Maurizio Sarri’s new-look Napoli begin against Domenico Berardi’s Sassuolo with Gonzalo Higuain, Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne.
Follow the build-up and action from all seven Serie A evening games, including Fiorentina v Milan, Napoli at Sassuolo, Inter host Atalanta and Palermo-Genoa.
Kinglsey Coman starts for Juventus, but Bayern Munich prepare a €20m offer for the teenage striker.
Even Milan Channel have now confirmed Mario Balotelli showed “humility” when meeting Sinisa Mihajlovic.

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