NEWS

Parma boss Roberto Donadoni has urged Juventus to not waste the talent of Sebastian Giovinco after re-signing the Italian.
Alexander Merkel expects to be playing for Genoa in 2012-13 after he was signed outright from Milan.
Roma are in talks with Genoa about signing Siena striker Mattia Destro, the Tuscan club have revealed.
Italian legend Gianni Rivera is confident ahead of the Euro 2012 semi-final – although he admits Germany will one day beat the Azzurri.
Time for a quick game of what happened next? Italy striker Mario Balotelli takes a drink and then…
Stephan El Shaarawy won’t be content with a bench role at Milan during the 2012-13 campaign.
Liverpool target Fabio Borini expects to remain with Roma after the capital club bought him outright from Parma.
Napoli sporting director Riccardo Bigon has underlined that the club have no plans to sell Edinson Cavani this summer.
Mauricio Isla says that in joining Juventus he has realised his prime objective of playing for one of the big clubs.
Giorgio Chiellini and Alessandro Diamanti could be thrown into the Italian starting XI for their Euro 2012 semi-final against Germany.
Serse Cosmi has confirmed that he will imminently be confirmed as the new Coach of Serie A side Siena.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte has asked club officials for German international stopper Mats Hummels, according to reports.
Sulley Muntari has admitted that there is the possibility that he could be fined by Milan for picking up a serious injury on holiday.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is wanted by a host of European clubs, reports the Corriere dello Sport.
Newly promoted Sampdoria will meet with Rafa Benitez on Wednesday in a fresh bid to tempt him to the port club.
Juventus and Atalanta held talks on Tuesday regarding the future of Italian Under-21 international Manolo Gabbiadini.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Juan Manuel Vargas “could leave Fiorentina” and has received interest from Liverpool and Malaga, confirmed his agent.
Andrea Pirlo has won over Europe with his performances, but Eugenio Corini remembers “on his debut aged 16 we knew a star had been born.”
Napoli captain Paolo Cannavaro celebrates his birthday and “can’t wait” for the Italian Super Cup against Juventus.
Giuseppe Mascara is heading to Dubai and could be joined by Fabrizio Miccoli in Walter Zenga’s Al-Nasr side.
Massimo Moratti points out Inter won’t be bringing in any more reinforcements unless they have sold some players first.
According to reports this evening, Roma have snatched a last-gasp deal with Fluminense to sign Marquinho for €3.5m.
Cagliari defender Davide Astori is at the centre of a Russian bidding war and it’s reported Spartak Moscow have offered €15m.
“If Italy continue playing like this, we need fear no-one,” said CONI President Gianni Petrucci ahead of the semi-final with Germany.
“Italy will beat Germany with a Mario Balotelli hat-trick,” said agent Mino Raiola, who has updates on Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marek Hamsik.
Stuttgart defender Cristian Molinaro gives the inside view on Euro 2012 semi-final Italy-Germany. “The truth is they really fear us.”
Half-German Riccardo Montolivo warns Italy will be “tough to beat” in the semi-final and hasn’t been put off taking penalties following his miss.
Former England manager Fabio Capello launched a scathing attack on Wayne Rooney’s England career. “I think he only understands Scottish.”
Siena have confirmed PSG are also in the running for Mattia Destro along with Inter, Juventus and Roma.
Andrea Pirlo feels Germany are afraid of Italy, took that penalty to “bring Joe Hart down a peg” and “won’t be upset” if he never wins the Ballon d’Or.
Joachim Low has declared that notable meetings from Italy and Germany’s past will not matter ahead of Thursday’s Euro 2012 semi-final.
Italy could have Giorgio Chiellini, Daniele De Rossi and Ignazio Abate back in time to face Germany, as the chief medic admits everything is being done.
Marcello Lippi has given his stamp of approval to the current Italy team, believing that they can beat Germany this week.
Alexandre Pato admits that he has a taste for English football and could be tempted into a move once his contract with Milan ends.

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