While Kaka returns, questions are asked over how El Shaarawy now fits in.
All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as AC Milan welcome back Brazilian midfielder Kaka from Real Madrid.
– ‘Kaka heart’; The Brazilian star reveals that Milan is his home, and that he is delighted to have finally returned after four years with Real Madrid.
– An agreement was reached over a two-year deal worth €4m per season, and it was a sacrifice for the 31-year-old who earned €10m in the Spanish capital.
– “I’ll take back the No 22 shirt to experience new joy,” he reveals. However, the question now is how much space will there be for Stephan El Shaarawy in the team?
– From Radja Nainggolan to Davide Astori, Cagliari owner Massimo Cellino is the King of ‘no’ say Gazzetta.
– The pink paper give the clubs grades for their work in the summer transfer window, with Juventus and Napoli adjudged to have done the most impressive business with the likes of Milan, Fiorentina and Roma trailing them.
– Lazio fail in their bid to sign Burak Yilmaz from Galatasaray, instead young Colombian striker Brayan Perea arrives.
– ‘Welcome back Kaka’; Ricky submerged with love from the AC Milan supporters as he arrives back in Italy and signs his new contract at Via Turati.
– “I’m home again, it’s a fantastic day,” the Brazilian tells the supporters.
– However, there are now doubts over the future of Stephan El Shaarawy, who despite not being sold will now face additional competition for places. “I want to play with him,” he told Sport Mediaset on Monday afternoon.
– Juventus boss Antonio Conte ensured that striker Fabio Quagliarella stayed at the club despite interest from both Roma and Lazio. As a result, the knock-on effect is that both Marco Borriello and Alberto Gilardino remain at Roma and Genoa respectively.
– ‘Five Scudetto sisters’; this is how they will fight for the Scudetto. Corriere takes a closer look at Juventus, Napoli, AC Milan, Fiorentina and Roma.
– Juventus will try again in January to sign Cagliari midfielder Radja Nainggolan, after Massimo Cellino revealed that he didn’t want to disappoint the supporters on deadline day by selling his key players.
– Davide Astori had also been linked with a late switch to AC Milan, but Cellino had little time to find replacements and so it is likely that Rossoneri vice-president Adriano Galliani will return in January.
– With Marco Borriello not moving to Genoa, Alberto Gilardino’s deal to join Juventus collapsed which in turn means that Fabio Quagliarella will remain in Turin at least until January.
– Kaka, Milan delirium; ‘This is my home’