October 3, 2022

The clubs are constantly working to improve their squad, hoping to create a competitive roster before the end of the summer. Some will do a better job than others, but the beauty of the summer window is that it gives every fan a glimmer of hope that their beloved team can make the proper upgrades to succeed next season. . With that in mind, let’s put the magnifying glass on the world of Serie A transfers and break down the biggest deals involving Italian clubs

Ligt’s future

Juventus are now working to figure out what the future of their backline will look like. Matthijs de Ligt has attracted interest from Chelsea, who are looking for a centre-back and the Dutch player is ready to move, as Juventus CEO Maurizio Arrivabene recently admitted. A potential sale can definitely change the landscape of what the club would be looking for in a replacement. Arsenal’s Gabriel Magalhães and Naplesit is Kalidou Koulibaly are among sporting director Federico Cherubini’s targets in case de Ligt leaves the club. Negotiations between Chelsea and Juventus are ongoing, but at the time of writing, the English club have not responded to Juventus’ demands. Next week could be the key to better understanding the ex-Ajax player’s future. Meanwhile, Juventus are getting closer Genoaleft-back Andrea Cambiaso and a deal should be done very soon with the inclusion of Radu Dragusin in the case.

What future for Inter Milan after Lukaku?

It’s been a big week for InterMilan as they announced the arrival of Romelu Lukaku on loan from Chelsea and the signature of Kristjan Asllani from Empoli. At the same time, the Nerazzurri announced the signing of two free agents: 26-year-old goalkeeper André Onana and 33-year-old midfielder. Henrikh Mkhitaryan – to strengthen Simone Inzaghi’s training next season. Medical tests for the Italian winger Raoul Bellanova, who will join the club on loan with an option to buy, are due next week. Inter will also sign at least one central defender and negotiations for Torinothe defender Bremer are still ongoing. In case Milan Skriniar leaves the club (Paris Saint-Germain is working on an agreement with Inter Milan), the Nerazzurri will look for another player in the same position and Fiorentinait is Nikola Milenkovic is a serious candidate. With the arrival of Lukaku, negotiations for a possible free agent signing Paulo Dybala have stalled. It is reasonable to assume that before making another move in this roster position, Inter Milan need to sell at least one of the forwards out of Alexis Sanchez, Edin Dzeko and Joaquin Correa.

AS Rome ready to sign Celik

Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma are also trying to shake things up. The club has agreed with Lille on the transfer of Zeki Çelik for around 7 million euros with 15% on future resale, and on Friday the club announced the arrival of the former Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar. AS Roma are also working on strengthening the midfield and Sassuoloit is Davide Frattesi is the closest target as things stand. There’s still some distance between what AS Roma are offering and what Sassuolo are asking for (around €35m), but both sides are working towards a positive end to this deal in the coming days.

The rest of the pack

AC Milan finally announced contract renewals for the club’s technical director Paolo Maldini and sporting director Ricky Massara, so they can now focus on the transfer business. PSG’s Abdou Diallo is one of the centre-back’s main targets while the rumors around Paulo Dybala are not that concrete yet but are probably worth watching in the coming days.

Fiorentina have moved closer to the loan of Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic and have also agreed with Torino on the transfer of Rolando Mandragora for around 9 million euros.

Napoli officially announced the signings of Kvicha Kvaratskhelia and Mathias Olivera on Friday as the club legend Dries Mertens is now officially out of contract, but talks over a new deal are not yet complete.

Atalanta are considering signing the striker from Inter Milan Andrea Pinamontibut an agreement between the clubs has not yet been reached.

Monza has signed Stefano Sensi loaned by the same Inter Milan. Monza are definitely the most exciting club to watch this summer when it comes to transfers and they are on fire. Club CEO Adriano Galliani has already signed goalkeeper Alessio Cragno from Cagliari and he is now in talks to sign the striker Andrea Petagna from Naples and also Matteo Pessina of Atalanta. Pessina is from Monza himself and Galliani’s idea is to make him captain of the club as well. Talks are ongoing with the club and the player’s agent.

Lately, Lazio announced the signing of Matteo Cancellieri from Hellas Verona for around €7m and also signed former Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Marcos Antonio for around €8m. The Italian club are now looking to replace Pepe Reina who is set to leave the club and the two main targets at the moment are Atalanta’s Marco Carnesecchi and Empoli’s Guglielmo. Vicar.