NEWS

Massimiliano Allegri praised Stephan El Shaarawy for his performance in Milan’s 1-1 Champions League draw with PSV.
Riccardo Montolivo admits fitness is an issue for Milan against PSV, so they must “improve all round for the second leg.”
Stephan El Shaarawy found it “very satisfying” that he was able to score his first official goal since February – and a header too.
Stephan El Shaarawy broke his goal drought and both sides rattled the crossbar, but Milan were held to a 1-1 draw by PSV Eindhoven.
Fiorentina President Andrea Della Valle confirmed Vincenzo Montella’s contract renewal and aimed a sideswipe at Milan.
The Lazio ultras have released a statement insisting their jeers are “not racially offensive,” but will stop “to silence hypocrites.”
Josip Ilicic is in Fiorentina’s squad for the Europa League play-off with Grasshopper, but David Pizarro is injured.
Rodrigo Palacio is confident Inter “are in the Scudetto race too” despite finishing ninth last term.
Mario Balotelli has become the first non US-based soccer player to appear on the front cover of Sports Illustrated.
Inter defender Cristian Chivu has undergone surgery on his right foot in Miami.
Mario Balotelli, Stephan El Shaarawy and Kevin-Prince Boateng lead Milan’s attack in the Champions League play-off with PSV.
Mixed news for Verona, who sign Samuele Longo from Inter and lose Alessandro Agostini for a month to injury.
Udinese named their 22-man squad for the Europa League play-off with Slovan Liberec, which will be officiated by Tom Harald Hagen.
Alfred Duncan and Ibrahima Mbaye are “happy and ready for the challenge” after joining Livorno on loan from Inter.
Duvan Zapata’s entourage confirmed “Estudiantes are in Rome for talks with Napoli and Sassuolo.”
Milan legend Arrigo Sacchi believes the time has come for Mario Balotelli to prove himself in tonight’s Champions League play-off with PSV.
Palermo Coach Gennaro Gattuso has a one-round Coppa Italia ban after repeatedly insulting officials.
It’s reported Roma are discussing Erik Lamela and Marco Borriello in London, but also a bid for Chelsea’s Demba Ba.
In a shock twist, Cagliari claim “it’s all concluded. Davide Astori will not go to Napoli.”
As expected, Reto Ziegler has officially moved from Juventus to Sassuolo on loan.
Saphir Taider has thanked Bologna “for letting me go and Inter for giving me this opportunity to play for a great club.”
Paolo Cannavaro’s agent has claimed that the defender feels ‘undervalued’ at Napoli.
The agent of Napoli midfielder Josip Radosevic has insisted that the youngster is happy at Stadio San Paolo.
Livorno have confirmed that Alfred Duncan and Ibrahima Mbaye have signed from Inter on season-long loans.
Tuttosport believe that Inter are still on the lookout for a defender before the transfer window shuts, and have highlighted two prospects.
Bologna midfielder Saphir Taider has signed a four-year contract with Inter, according to reports.
Having lost Pablo Osvaldo and potentially Erik Lamela, Roma will look to strengthen their forward line with Abel Hernandez.
Miroslav Klose has admitted that he could leave Lazio at the end of the season and return to Germany.
Milan vice-President Adriano Galliani has admitted that the club are still in ‘constant contact’ with CSKA Moscow over Keisuke Honda.
Vincenzo Montella is set to sign a contract extension at Fiorentina later this week, reports have suggested.
Milan Primavera boss Pippo Inzaghi has crowned the Diavolo’s Mario Balotelli as the finest striker in Serie A.
Urby Emanuelson wants to make an impression at left-back for Milan this season after returning to San Siro.
Sampdoria’s Lorenzo De Silvestri feels he deserved his call-up to the Italian national side for the recent Argentina friendly.
After a summer of links with Italian clubs, Marco Verratti has signed a new improved contract at Paris Saint-Germain.
Italian outfit Lazio have reportedly re-ignited their interest in Burak Yilmaz as they look to strengthen their attack.

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