Italian Paper Talk: AS Roma Continue Summer Spree With Swoop For Davide Astori

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Juve ready to make Romulo their next signing as Allegri strengthens his squad.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as Cagliari defender Davide Astori looks set to become the latest summer signing for Roma in an €8m deal.


Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– Demetrio Albertini exclusive: the football I want.

– Ex-Milan and Nazionale midfielder up for FIGC President outlines his priorities. Reform of the Leagues, locked down squads, reserve teams and separate professional and amateurs.

– ‘We need to get back to the joy of playing football, like when we were kids’. Arrigo Sacchi: eight proposals to change.

– You fly with wings: wide men hot property on the transfer market.  In Serie A Alessio Cerci, Juan Iturbe, Juan Cuadrado, Jonathan Biabiany and Antonio Candreva most popular.

– Juve: Romulo arrives too. Carlos Tevez: ‘Let’s keep Vidal and it’ll be the Champions League!’

– John Elkann: ‘Surprised by Conte, but the team counts more than individuals’.

– Roma take Davide Astori.

– Inter have a yes from Osvaldo.

– Open doors for Balanta, Lazio look to Mendes.

– Napoli goalkeeper Rafael, faith and saves: ‘Jesus is my strength’.


Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– Roma swoop for Astori.

– Shock Sabatini blitz, the defender renews with Cagliari, who then hand him to Giallorossi for €8m.

– Lotito’s Lazio left behind.

– Aurelio De Laurentiis-Riccardo Bigon, meeting for Javi Garcia and Suarez.

– Rada Benitez requested two midfielders.

– Juve snatch Romulo for Massimiliano Allegri.

– Antonio Conte-PSG, denials but also confirmation.

– Elkann: ‘Antonio? We’re strong anyway’.

– Douglas Costa, Milan want to seal the deal.

– Here is Gary Medel, now Inter look to Carlos Bacca.

– Barca and Real, La Liga is the richest.


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– Romulo, it’s Juve.

– Deal with the player, Verona ask for €8m and today could be the day.

– Carlos Tevez: ‘We are already capable of winning the Champions League’.

– Elkann: ‘Conte was no longer the right man’.

– EuroToro test!

– Today Granata face Russians Rubin Kazan, a Champions League side. Moretti: ‘We grow day by day and for the Cup we’ll be 100 per cent’.

– Zapata moves closer.

– Astori renews with Cagliari and goes to Roma!

– Osvaldo-Samp? Ferrero: ‘Relax’.

– Genoa: Palladino.

– Samuel-Basel.

– Verona look to Nene.

– Cesena on Rubin.

– Cerci: Adriano Galliani revives idea of a delayed buy.

– Inter turning point for Bacca.

– Walter Mazzarri: Him with Mauro Icardi.

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