NEWS

Milan’s potential Champions League play-off opponents are PSV, Metalist, Fenerbahce, Real Sociedad and Pacos Ferreira.
Francesco Acerbi has terminated the post-surgery recovery period for a testicular tumour and is close to his comeback.
New anti-racism rules have been used to impose a 10-man ban on Matera player Gaetano Iannini after a Coppa Italia match.
Sampdoria warn fans they have “completed the squad” on the transfer market and must now focus on sales.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani gave updates on Adem Ljajic, Keisuke Honda and his meeting with Real Madrid.
Julio Cesar’s agent has warned he won’t join Fiorentina or any other Serie A club unless they offer “a four-year contract.”
Maurizio Domizzi assures Udinese “will not relax” in the second leg of their Europa League tie with Siroki.
Cristian Llama has officially terminated his contract with Catania by mutual consent after a loan spell at Fiorentina.
Roma have released their shirt numbers for the 2013-14 season with new buy Gervinho taking 27.
Francesco Guidolin is taking nothing for granted in tomorrow’s Europa League play-off with Siroki. “We failed to secure qualification.”
Bologna centre-forward Robert Acquafresca is attracting more interest from England, including Sunderland and Hull City.
Napoli could take advantage of the chaos at Anzhi to reinforce their attack with Samuel Eto’o.
New Hellas Verona goalkeeper Nikolay Mihaylov is “very enthusiastic” about the transfer from Twente.
Genoa confirm they are in talks for Milan strikers M’Baye Niang and Kinglsey Boateng.
Paolo Cannavaro’s agent claims Napoli have rewarded other players with improved contracts and ignored him.
Julio Cesar’s future is again in doubt after Fiorentina insisted they had made no move for the QPR goalkeeper.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri has high hopes for young strikers Stephan El Shaarawy and Mario Balotelli in the new campaign.
Serie A new boys Sassuolo have dismissed links with Milan defender Cristian Zaccardo. “He is too old for us…”
Catania have dismissed transfer rumours suggesting Napoli had made them an offer for Gonzalo Bergessio.
Turkish side Besiktas reportedly have Milan defender Luca Antonini on their transfer radar.
Marco Sau is in discussions with Cagliari about extending his stay with the Sardinian Serie A side.
Ricky Alvarez was happy with his performance in Inter’s penalty shoot-out victory against Juventus.
Parma are showing an interest in available Fiorentina and Italy defender Mattia Cassani.
Carlos Tevez had thoughts of hanging up his boots before Juventus made him an offer this summer.
Kevin Strootman says boss Rudi Garcia was a major factor in why he decided to leave PSV for Roma this summer.
Juventus are keeping an eye on Xabi Alonso’s contract situation at Real Madrid seeing as he may be available on a Bosman next summer.
Milan don’t have the money to sign Davide Astori or Davide Santon, the agent of the two players has stated.
Gianluigi Buffon insists his Juventus side will be competitive when they face Lazio in the Italian Super Cup Final on August 18.
Massimiliano Allegri concedes Juventus will be favourites for the Serie A title, but he’s optimistic about the chances of his youthful Milan side.
Roma boss Rudi Garcia has explained why he wanted the club to sign Gervinho from Premiership giants Arsenal.
Napoli have reportedly made Cagliari an offer to sign the trio of Radja Nainggolan, Davide Astori and Victor Ibarbo.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte is refusing to panic after defeat to Inter, but has again warned his players against complacency during 2013-14.
Walter Mazzarri believes his Inter side are starting to assimilate his tactics after their display in the penalty shoot-out win against Juventus.
Juventus finished last in the International Champions Cup after losing to Inter on penalties, 1-1 on 90 minutes.
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