Azzurri try 4-3-1-2
Italy tried out the 4-3-1-2 system in training today with Riccardo Montolivo as trequartista behind Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano.
Agent confirms Dossena-Milan talks
Andrea Dossena’s agent confirms he discussed the Napoli winger’s future with Milan, although “there has not been a formal offer.”
Pizarro welcomes Roma return
David Pizarro has returned to Roma after his Manchester City spell and pledged to “end my playing career” at the Olimpico.
Lodi 'disappointed' by Euro 2012 snub
Catania talent Francesco Lodi admits he was “disappointed” to be left out of Italy’s Euro 2012 squad. "I thought I'd done enough."
Jovetic to replace Lavezzi?
There are reports Napoli have pin-pointed the ideal replacement for Ezequiel Lavezzi – Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic.
Dunga: 'Lazio or Fiorentina?'
Carlos Dunga has been linked with the Fiorentina and Lazio benches, but insists he “must choose a club where I can work without them changing the tune.”
Milan hand Merkel back to Genoa
Milan will give Alexander Merkel back to Genoa next season, confirmed Rossoblu director of sport Stefano Capozucca.
Klose thanks Lazio 'family'
Miroslav Klose has thanked Lazio for revitalising his career ahead of Euro 2012. “I have found a family here.”
Inter's Coutinho gets UEFA nod
Inter 19-year-old Philippe Coutinho impressed so much on loan to Espanyol that he was nominated breakout player of La Liga this season.
Osvaldo used in Gago swap?
Roma’s negotiations with Real Madrid are continuing over the future of Fernando Gago, which could include a swap with Pablo Daniel Osvaldo.
Moratti's message to Indonesia
Inter President Massimo Moratti has thanked the Indonesian supporters for their “joy and passion” during the summer tour.
Pescara open-top bus catches fire!
Pescara’s promotion celebrations have been hit by a bizarre incident, as the open-top bus went up in flames!
Sensors for new Italy athletic tests
The Italy squad underwent a new fitness assessment that included the use of cameras, while they also had a surprise UEFA doping test.
Trap defends Ireland tactics
Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni prepares to face Italy in Euro 2012 and assures he is “still useful” in the modern game.
Pirlo: 'Italy are like Juventus'
Andrea Pirlo is confident Italy can shine at Euro 2012 by taking inspiration from Juventus. “At Milan they thought I was finished, but here I am...”
Inzaghi open to Fiorentina
Pippo Inzaghi has left the door open to continuing his Serie A career at Fiorentina. “It is a splendid city and I’ve received several offers. We’ll see.”
Maggio 'knew Lavezzi wanted out'
Christian Maggio confirms Ezequiel Lavezzi is leaving Napoli. “We’d known for some time that Pocho wanted to go.”
Pescara confirm Zeman-Roma talks
Pescara directors have confessed “Roma have been asking after Zdenek Zeman for 10 days and this marriage could well go through.”
Serie B: Play-Offs and Play-Out
The Serie B regular season is over, but the dates and kick-off times of the promotion play-offs and relegation play-outs are drawn up.
Cavani laughs off Juve links
Edinson Cavani laughed off reports linking him with Juventus. “The Coppa Italia is simply the start for Napoli. I know how the media game goes.”
Frey rules out Genoa rumours
Genoa goalkeeper Sebastien Frey has taken to Twitter in order to deny reports he was heading back to Ligue 1.
Spain name Euro 2012 squad for Italy
Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque has named his final 23-man squad for Euro 2012, which will face Italy.
Juve advised to get Gattuso
Gennaro Gattuso’s agent has suggested Juventus sign him and fellow ex-Milan teammate Maxi Lopez. “It’d be a bargain.”
Swansea's Rodgers joins Lazio race
Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers has joined Gianfranco Zola, Carlos Dunga and Rafa Benitez in the race for the Lazio job.
Palacio: 'Lavezzi, come to Inter!'
Rodrigo Palacio “can’t wait” to get his Inter career started and wants Ezequiel Lavezzi to join him. “With Pocho we’d be truly stellar!”
Thiago Silva: 'Milan need to spend'
Thiago Silva has joined Zlatan Ibrahimovic in demanding new signings. “To win, Milan need quality reinforcements.”
Zoff: 'Juve need a hitman'
Italy and Juventus legend Dino Zoff has advised the Scudetto winners to “buy an important centre-forward for the Champions League.”
Julio Cesar makes Inter pledge
Inter goalkeeper Julio Cesar shot down transfer rumours. “I am staying and I want to win the Europa League.”
Verratti: 'I'm staying at Pescara'
Italy starlet Marco Verratti has warned the big clubs to forget about signing him this summer. “I am staying. This was not my last game for Pescara.”
Sannino: 'Destro extraordinary'
Siena Coach Giuseppe Sannino has advised Juventus or Inter to snap up Mattia Destro. “He has qualities outside the norm.”
Zeman drops Roma hint
Zdenek Zeman has won Serie B with Pescara, but dropped a big hint he’s heading to Roma. “I’d love to continue with this group, but I know that I can’t.”
Italy experiment tridents
Italy tested out a new trident attack of Antonio Cassano, Mario Balotelli and Sebastian Giovinco in training.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Serie B: Empoli-Vicenza Play-Out
Empoli and Vicenza go into the relegation Play-Out to see who'll join Albinoleffe, Gubbio and Nocerina in Lega Pro.
Spain defeat Mihajlovic's Serbia
Italy’s Euro 2012 opponents Spain saw off Serbia 2-0 in a friendly on Sinisa Mihajlovic’s debut.
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