NEWS

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon defends Andrea Pirlo - ‘I don’t think it’s time yet for Andrea to hang up his boots’.
Brazilian striker Bruno Gomes has arrived in Italy, and is undergoing his Genoa medical today.
Inter legend Javier Zanetti urges the team to ‘continue like this’ after two wins from their first two games.
Riccardo Montolivo’s agent reveals both the player and Milan turned down offers this summer.
Massimiliano Allegri believes too much emphasis on tactics is holding back Italian football.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri expects improvement against Chievo - ‘our season starts this week’.
Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner admits the Champions League final may have been ‘a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’.
Lazio are sweating over the fitness of Stefan de Vrij, who picked up an injury on international duty.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero discusses rejected bids for Eder and Roberto Soriano.
Former Italy CT Cesare Prandelli believes Milan and Inter are ‘absolutely’ contenders for the Scudetto.
Milan striker Mario Balotelli has reportedly had his driving licence withdrawn for speeding.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri calls for calm - ‘we have the opportunity to have a great season’.
Mauro Camoranesi believes Paul Pogba is the ‘most important’ player for Juventus, but warns against putting too much pressure on him.
Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic is reportedly set to sign a contract extension.
Former Juventus winger Mauro Camoranesi insists they have ‘the potential to win again’ this season.
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gigi Buffon marked his 150th Italy cap with a clean sheet in a 1-0 win over Bulgaria. “My saves helped us get three points.”
Antonio Conte said Andrea Pirlo “deserves more respect” after criticism and feels Italy have the toughest Euro 2016 group.
Bulgaria and Palermo midfielder Ivalyo Chochev was disappointed with defeat, but experienced a “special night.”
Marco Verratti warned Italy have to improve their finishing because “we can’t always get lucky with the result.”
Leonardo Bonucci said Italy “can’t kill off” games and reassured Daniele De Rossi after a 1-0 win over Bulgaria.
Stephan El Shaarawy revealed Antonio Conte’s instructions after a fine performance in Italy’s 1-0 win over Bulgaria.
Giorgio Chiellini said “it’s practically done” for Italy in Euro 2016 after beating Bulgaria and Malta 1-0 this week.
Antonio Conte said Italy had “the right effort” against Bulgaria, but can’t keep wasting chances and told off Daniele De Rossi.
Daniele De Rossi converted the winning penalty against Bulgaria, but also received his second red card for Italy.
Bari went down to 10 men, but still emerged victorious in an incredible 4-3 thriller with Spezia.
Stephan El Shaarawy, Antonio Candreva and Daniele De Rossi step in with Andrea Pirlo benched as Italy host Bulgaria.
Join us for the build-up and action as Italy seek Euro 2016 qualification against Bulgaria in Sicily.
Inter defender Juan Jesus shrugged off competition for places, reports of an exit and made a Scudetto pledge.
It’s reported Napoli rejected Inter’s €20m offer for Manolo Gabbiadini, but would’ve sold Marek Hamsik to Juventus for €35m.
Alessio Tacchinardi believes Paul Pogba “is not a leader and Juventus must reconstruct without Carlos Tevez.”
The season kicked off with shocks, as Livorno hammered 10-man Pescara 4-0 and Salernitana won the derby.
Fiorentina could make a new offer for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma in January.
Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia announced he has “not signed any renewal,” opening the door to Manchester United.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti says Roberto Soriano and Eder's Azzurri call-ups 'confirm their high level'.