NEWS

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen sparked transfer speculation after tweeting “Touchdown Florence!!”
Jonathan Biabiany’s agent confirmed the Parma man is in talks with Marcello Lippi’s Guangzhou Evergrande.
Anderson began training with Fiorentina today and the former Manchester United man changed his name on the jersey.
Pablo Armero and Federico Fernandez are out of Napoli-Chievo, but Jorginho could make his debut.
Juventus named a 21-man squad for Saturday’s Serie A trip to Lazio without Mirko Vucinic.
Roma completed transfers today for Gianluca Caprari, Giammario Piscitella, Federico Viviani, Alessandro Crescenzi and Tomas Svedkauskas.
Mauricio Pinilla’s two-match ban has been reduced on appeal, so he can play in Cagliari-Milan on Sunday.
Roma announced Miralem Pjanic “is not for sale” and sent Federico Balzaretti to America for surgery.
Fiorentina’s injury crisis continues to grow with news Borja Valero will be out for at least two weeks with a thigh strain.
Milan have confirmed on their official website that Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien is flying in tonight.
Javier Zanetti says he wants to stay at Inter ‘forever’, as he reflects on how he has changed in Italy but also that he ‘still feels young’.
Alberto Gilardino has affirmed his commitment to Genoa and his ambition to make Cesare Prandelli’s squad for Brazil 2014.
Edy Reja has hailed Juventus as ‘the strongest team in the League’, but says Lazio won’t be facing them already defeated.
Michael Essien has reportedly accepted a move to Milan and will undergo medical tests in the coming hours.
Galatasaray are apparently next in line to ask about Fredy Guarin and have contacted Inter to enter into talks with the player.
Eugenio Corini has outlined Chievo’s respect for Napoli, but suggests his side, if organised, are capable of picking up a result.
Federico Peluso has expressed his contentment to stay at Juventus and the team’s desire to continue their League form.
Milan director Barbara Berlusconi met with Clarence Seedorf for a lengthy meeting ahead of training today.
Marco Borriello has reportedly accepted a move to West Ham and is set to sign from Roma on an initial loan until the summer.
Roma have been linked with capitalising on Toby Alderweireld’s unhappiness at Atletico Madrid, but face a barrier to signing the defender.
Roma have reported that in a bid to solve Federico Balzaretti’s groin issue, the defender will undergo surgery today.
Antonio Nocerino has reportedly arrived in London ahead of completing a move from Milan to West Ham.
Jose Mourinho has indicated that Michael Essien is the only one to now decide on a proposed move to Milan.
Italy have been confirmed by UEFA today as in Pot 1 for next month’s 2016 European Championship qualifying draw.
Federico Peluso has reportedly stopped Juventus’ attempts to pick up Pablo Armero from Napoli, in refusing to move in the other direction.
Rafa Benitez says Napoli are only looking to bypass Roma in Serie A and are not looking over their shoulders at Fiorentina.
Napoli are apparently close to a deal for Catania’s Mariano Andujar, to replace Pepe Reina come next summer.
Dries Mertens is convinced in his choice to have signed for Napoli in the summer: “We can achieve great things.”
Marquinho looks to have found a route out of Roma with an initial loan switch to Hellas Verona.
France will be included in next month’s draw for the 2016 European Championships, despite being hosts.
Milan are believed to have agreed personal terms with Michael Essien, but have yet to decide on the type of deal to reach with Chelsea.
Bologna have officially ended negotiations with Guangzhou Evergrande over Alessandro Diamanti, after failing to agree terms of the deal.
Italian Coach Fabio Capello has extended his contract with the Russian national team through to summer 2018.
Marco Borriello looks set to follow Antonio Nocerino out to Premier League club West Ham, as reports suggest a loan has been agreed.
Mario Beretta praised his Siena side for their showing against Fiorentina, ruing only the mistakes he saw in conceding twice.

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