According to journalist Francesco Balzani on CentroSuonoSport, as relayed by Sport Witness, Fulham have made a breakthrough in their pursuit of Justin Kluivert in the last few hours and have now agreed on basic terms with AS Roma to take the 23-year-old on loan with an obligation to buy him next summer. That clause, which is reported to be worth €12 million, would automatically be triggered depending on a certain number of appearances he makes for Fulham this season. The negotiations have been going on for weeks, threatening to collapse amid interest from other clubs including Marseille, Benfica, and Sporting CP.
Italian football club Napoli and Adana Demirspor of Turkey played out a thrilling 2-2 draw in a preseason friendly. Mexican forward Hirving Lozano scored a brace for Napoli during the game, while Italian football star Mario Balotelli found the back of the net for the team from Turkey.
It's an open secret that Italian football giants AC Milan are in talks to sign Belgium national team star Charles De Ketelaere from Club Brugge this summer. The Italian football team will most likely sign the player before the start of this season after fending off the interest of Premier League team Leeds United.
Italian Serie A side Salernitana are close to making a big transfer coup after they agreed a deal to sign striker Joao Pedro from relegated team Cagliari. Cagliari were one of three teams to suffer relegation from the Italian Serie A to the Italian Serie B. Apart from Cagliari, Genoa and Venezia also suffered demotion to the Italian SerieB.
A deal has been agreed for Joao Pedro between the Italian football duo of Salernitana and Cagliari as revealed by Sky Sports Italia. Salernitana are looking tosecure the transfer of Joao Pedro from Cagliari ahead of fe
Lazio manager Maurizio Sarri has signed a new deal at the club according to multiple reports in the Italian media. It was reported on Wednesday evening that Sarri has signed a new three-year deal at Lazio until 2025.
Italian football media outlet Calciomercato.com reported the news of a new contract for Sarri, while journalist Alfredo Pedulla also confirmed the news. Pedulla is a transfer expert for Italian football publication Gazzettadello Sport. It was disclosed that Sarri put pen to paper on a new deal at Italian football team Lazio in the presence of club president Claudio Lotito. The former Juventus and Chelsea boss signed the new Lazio contract at the club's Formello training ground.
AC Milan forward Rafael Leao has drawn comparison with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry. The comparison between Leao and Henry was made by former Fiorentina striker Nuno Gomes in an exclusive interview with Italian football publication La Gazzettadello Sport. According to him, the Milan attacker is already one of the best players in his position.
Still in the thick of a battle for European qualification, Lazio travel to mid-table Spezia on Saturday evening seeking a fourth win from four against them in Serie A. Beaten by Milan's late goal last weekend, Maurizio Sarri's side have taken just a point from their last two matches and are clinging onto sixth place in the standings, while their hosts have all but secured their stay in the top flight.
Denied at the death last Sunday, crestfallen Lazio were defeated for the third time by Milan this season, as the league leaders struck in stoppage time to render Ciro Immobile's fourth-minute opener meaningless. Only similar setbacks for fellow top-six contenders Atalanta and Fiorentina allowed the Biancocelesti to retain their place above both in the table, while arch-rivals Roma remain two above them in fifth.
Italian football giants AC Milan are reportedly prepared to splash the cash on new players in the summer. This is according to the report from Italian football media portal La Gazzettadello Sport which stated that Milan could spend as much as €100m on new signings when the transfer window reopens this summer and that Dutch defender Sven Norman will likely be their first signing.
Italian football giants Inter Milan are reportedly plotting a move for in-form Ajax Amsterdam striker Sebastien Haller. Ivorian international Haller is one of the best strikers in European football and he has scored ten goals in the Champions League this season.
Premier League outfit West Ham United have reportedly opened talks for Udinese forward Gerard Deulofeu. The Spaniard has had a very good season in the colours of Udinese and his quality has not gone unnoticed amongst West Ham United officials.