At home in Rome, Paulo Fonseca's fieldwork does not stop even in mid-August. The Portuguese coach wants to maximize the time available, to prepare his team for a challenging start to the season (derby on the second day). In the morning then, space for athletic exercises, with focus on the tactical part . In group both Javier Pastore and Jordan Veretout. After the renewal of Nicolò Zaniolo, in the afternoon came the official extension of the contract of Cengiz Under until 2023 . The Turkish outside, through a post on instagram, showed all his enthusiasm for the agreement reached.
MARKET- Petrachi's surprise shot for the defense department. From the Genclerbirligi Mert Cetin, central of the class of '97, is arriving for 3,5 million euros. In addition to the Turkish honker, the DS of Salento remains vigilant on the situation of Dejan Lovren which would complete the department ensuring grit and experience. In attack, in addition to the alleged anti-Juventus clause for Icardi the idea Nikola Kalinic in the event of departure of Schick becomes suggestive. On the other hand, on the sales side, in addition to the harsh attack by the agent of Olsen on the failed transfer to Montpellier, Nzonzi flies to Istanbul after only one season in the Roma red jersey, while Defrel is ready to complete Cagliari's big signing campaign by joining the team of Rolando Maran .
OTHER – Stephan El Shaarawy has no intention of wasting time. The former Giallorossi striker signed his first goal with the Shanghai Shenhua shirt against Tianjin . A strong and clear message from the Pharaoh who, despite his farewell from Italy, wants to convince Roberto Mancini to give him a chance on the National team. Off the field, happy news for Lorenzo Pellegrini, who becomes the father of little Camilla, and Daniele De Rossi, who after a debut goal with Boca gives himself to a special fan.