Roma defender Chris Smalling says there's no issue with playing under manager Jose Mourinho at Roma. Mourinho had once questioned Smalling's commitment to fitness and playing through pain while managing the 31-year-old centre-back at Manchester United.
Felipe Anderson is headed back to Rome. The 28-year-old midfielder has rejoined Lazio from West Ham United for an undisclosed fee. Anderson, capped three times by Brazil, has signed a three-year deal with the club with whom he previously had spent five seasons
Rui Patricio has joined Roma from Wolves for an undisclosed fee. The 33-year-old Portugal goalkeeper arrives as new manager Jose Mourinho reshapes his squad.
Fikayo Tomori's stay in Serie A looks to be a permanent one. BBC Sport's Alex Howell reports Milan is nearing a deal with Chelsea to turn the Calgary-born England defender's loan into a permanent deal.
Massimiliano Allegri returned to Juventus on Friday, taking over as coach only hours after Andrea Pirlo left the job. Allegri won five straight Serie A titles with Juventus, including four league and cup doubles, and also reached two Champions League finals. He was fired by the club two years ago.
Napoli boosted its chances of qualifying for the Champions League by routing Udinese 5-1 on Tuesday to move into second place in Serie A.