Italy

Payet: Pogba an exceptional player

West Ham playmaker Dimitri Payet has waded into the debate over the value of Paul Pogba's purported transfer fee, saying his compatriot would improve any team.

Slimani linked with move to Premier League

Algeria forward Islam Slimani is being strongly linked with a move away from Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon, with Everton and Napoli said to be interested in his services.

Cairo: Ljajic was itching for Torino move

Torino president Urbano Cairo has commented on the significance of his newly-promoted club's signing of Adem Ljajic, a player whom he had been pursuing for some time.

Bacca cools West Ham speculation

Carlos Bacca has given further indication that his move to West Ham will not happen, saying that he will join his AC Milan teammates on their pre-season tour.

Thursday's pre-season results round-up

New Chelsea signing Michy Batshuayi scored his first goals for the club in Thursday's pre-season action, while Bournemouth cruised to comfortable victory over Minnesota United.

Mourinho: Pogba not the only option

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is adamant the club will not be held to ransom by Juventus over the potential transfer of midfielder Paul Pogba.

Pjaca seals Juventus switch

Serie A champions Juventus have confirmed the signing of Marko Pjaca on a five-year contract from Dinamo Zagreb in his homeland.

Mourinho tight-lipped over Pogba rumours

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has refused to confirm or deny recent reports suggesting that Paul Pogba's proposed transfer from Juventus is close to being agreed.

Report: Manchester United agree Pogba fee

Reports in the French media suggest that Manchester United and Juventus have finally agreed a fee for highly-rated midfielder Paul Pogba.

Napoli: Only Atletico bid for Higuain

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has revealed that only Atletico Madrid have made an offer for sought-after striker Gonzalo Higuain.

Torino land Falque, Ljajic

After a lengthy period of transfer negotiations, Torino have announced the signing of midfielder Adem Ljajic and winger Iago Falque from Roma.

De Laurentiis: No Juve offer for Higuain

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis assured Napoli fans that Juventus have never shown any interest in buying star striker Gonzalo Higuain.

Shortlist announced for Best Player in Europe award

UEFA have announced a ten-man shortlist for the 2015/16 UEFA Best Player in Europe award, with the winner set to be named on 25 August.

Barbosa hints at move abroad

Santos starlet Gabriel Barbosa has indicated that he could soon be set to move abroad amid reported interest from Europe's top clubs.

Sevilla bring in Ganso and Vazquez

New Sevilla head coach Jorge Sampaoli has continued reshaping his squad with the signings of Paulo Henrique Ganso and Franco Vazquez.

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