Chievo: 'Accusations unfounded'
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Chievo: 'Accusations unfounded'

Chievo hit back after the FIGC Prosecutor requested their relegation to Serie B, insisting there was a “gross miscalculation” of their transfer fees. Today the Prosecutor put forth the charges of knowingly inflating the transfer fees of minor players by up to 9,000% when dealing with Cesena, a club that went bankrupt this week. The…

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Chelsea still in for Alisson
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Chelsea still in for Alisson

Chelsea are still well in the race with Liverpool for Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker, amid reports Real Madrid will sign Thibaut Courtois. There were reports today in Italy that Liverpool had offered €60m plus €10m in bonuses for Alisson, which is practically at the €75m asking price. However, Sky Sports UK insist there has been…

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Pavoletti hat-trick for Cagliari
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Pavoletti hat-trick for Cagliari

Cagliari saw off a local side 9-0 in their pre-season friendly, with Leonardo Pavoletti getting a hat-trick. The Sardinians and Coach Rolando Maran hope to start the campaign on the right foot, having narrowly avoided relegation last term. Pavoletti was already in fine form with three goals against Eccellenza level side Rotaliana today. Marco Capuano’s…

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Genoa lose Zenit thriller
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Genoa lose Zenit thriller

Genoa were beaten 3-2 in a pre-season friendly by Zenit St Petersburg, despite twice taking the lead in their Neustift training camp. Zenit came out victorious by three goals to two, but Genoa had taken the lead when Piatek was brought down by the goalkeeper and Romulo converted the penalty. The Russians equalised from a…

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Napoli drop new kit hints
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Napoli drop new kit hints

Napoli continue to drop hints about a big cat on their 2018-19 jersey, as a version leaks with the head of a tiger. The mystery will be resolved tomorrow when Kappa present the official shirt for this season. After graffiti of claw marks with paws were placed all over the city with the date 18/7/18,…

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Alex Sandro out, Darmian in?
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Alex Sandro out, Darmian in?

Alex Sandro is open to joining Paris Saint-Germain, it’s reported, and if Juventus sell for €50m, they’ll go for Matteo Darmian. According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Brazilian left-back has given the all-clear for a move to Paris, agreeing a five-year contract worth €5m per season. The asking price is €50m and so far the offer on…

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Lille ask Atalanta for Berisha
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Lille ask Atalanta for Berisha

Atalanta goalkeeper Etrit Berisha is in negotiations for a possible transfer to Lille. According to Sportitalia, the two clubs have started talks over the Albania international. The 29-year-old joined from Lazio in 2016, at first on loan and then purchased for €5m. Berisha has spent most of his career in Italy, first coming to Lazio…

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Inter want Joao Mario guarantees
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Inter want Joao Mario guarantees

Inter are refusing to let Joao Mario join Wolverhampton Wanderers without guarantees they’ll pay the full €35m. The Portugal international spent last season on loan at West Ham United and seems more suited to the Premier League than Serie A. Wolves are interested and working with agent Jorge Mendes to broker a deal this summer.…

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Napoli link with Benzema
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Napoli link with Benzema

Napoli are prepared to offer €45m for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, claims the Daily Mail, although Italian sources are doubtful. The introduction of Carlo Ancelotti as Coach at the Stadio San Paolo has seen the Benzema rumour come up again and again in the Italian media. Today the Daily Mail suggests a proposal worth…

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