Cristiano Ronaldo's encouragement was a "big compliment" for Matthijs de Ligt, but not the decisive factor in him choosing Juventus.
Roma have reportedly agreed a deal to sign Gonzalo Higuain, but the striker has been included in the Juventus squad for their tour.
The roulette turn always looks very nice. Footballing greats have resorted to this to dribble past opponents in fine fashion. Jamie Vardy was a step further and created a move which showed magic and pure strength.
Even though Junior Firpo is Barça's preferred target and Guerreiro and Ricardo Rodriguez have reportedly become low-cost options, it seems Philipp Max is once again a Barcelona target after having been linked to the Catalan club in the past.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Friday the club is working on one or two more signings as he hopes to hit the ground running in the new campaign after stuttering badly towards the end of last season.
Antonio Conte appeared in front of the media prior to the game against Manchester United and he did not bite his tongue when asked about Mauro Icardi's future. The Italian coach was clear and said he did not want him at the club.
Coutinho's future is still in the dark, but the player's latest stunt seems to confirm a possible departure; all while Barcelona are desperately needing to cash in.