Gianluigi Donnarumma has announced he will discuss terms with AC Milan regarding a new contract to stay at the Serie A club. The 18-year-old goalkeeper had been expected to leave San Siro, having previously indicated he would not renew his deal, which has 12 months remaining. Donnarumma hit out at speculation he could split from agent Mino Raiola via his Twitter account on Sunday, posting "#Donnarumma #Raiola Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow".
Italian international striker Mario Balotelli signed a new deal with French Ligue 1 outfit Nice on Sunday after spearheading their qualification for the Champions League in his first season. "OGC Nice are delighted to confirm that Mario Balotelli has signed a new contract with the club," Nice wrote on their Twitter account, without revealing the length of the deal. A source close to the negotations on Thursday had suggested Balotelli could extend his stay in Nice by two years with a monthly salary of 450,000 euros ($502,000).
Milan raised eyebrows when they closed the deal to sign Cristiano Ronaldo’s protege - Andre Silva - from Porto. Now it is Andre who is raising some eyebrows himself with a pretty classy goal. Andre added Portugal’s third goal of the day as the Portuguese national side put New Zealand away with four goals to nil in the Confederations Cup. He also added an assist to ensure he had a role in half of Portugal’s goals. Yes, Portugal were 2-0 up, so New Zealand were pushing high, yes it’s not against world class opposition - but you’ve got to admire Andre’s ability to take on two defenders, with a third chasing and still find space to get off a shot - and a goal at that from a difficult angle. Here’s