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Roma are still unconvinced by Laurent Blanc and reports are growing that they’re in talks with Roberto Mancini.
Sampdoria’s Mauro Icardi is ready to join Inter and declared “I think I’m a lot like Gabriel Batistuta.”
Sport Mediaset are claiming that Juventus have agreed personal terms with Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez.
Riccardo Montolivo says he is in no position to offer international teammate Daniele De Rossi advice about his future.
Centre-back Marquinhos is ignoring the transfer rumours linking him with a move to Spain. “I’m staying at Roma.”
Leonardo Bonucci believes a reinforced Juventus will be able to challenge for the Champions League title next season.
Juventus are the best supported club in Italy and the seventh most popular in Europe, writes Sport Mediaset.
Marco Giampaolo is expected to be named as the new Coach of Serie B outfit Brescia.
Six fans have been handed prison sentences for racially abusing Milan players during a January friendly at Pro Patria.
Genoa will not take up their option to sign Juan Vargas from Fiorentina, Rossoblu chief Enrico Preziosi has stated.
Veteran defender Walter Samuel has signed a new contract at Inter, claims the Gazzetta dello Sport.
The representative of Bayern Munich’s Mario Gomez has rubbished reports of a done deal with Italian club Napoli.
Miralem Pjanic has revealed he was on the verge of joining Arsenal rather than Roma two years ago.
Sampdoria have revealed that they have held just one round of talks with Milan to discuss a transfer for Andrea Poli.
Serie A is heavily represented in Uruguay’s squad for this month’s Confederations Cup campaign in Brazil.
Real Madrid’s Kaka is back on the transfer wish-list of Italian giants Milan, claims the Corriere dello Sport.
Juventus will have until July 15 to sign Stevan Jovetic from Fiorentina, reports Sky Sport Italia.
The agent of Antonio Nocerino and Cristian Zaccardo has responded to questions about the futures of the Milan duo.
Gianluigi Buffon thinks the future of Italian goalkeeping is in safe hands. “There will be no problem when I’m no longer here on international duty.”
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
There are reports Genoa have sealed a €5m co-ownership deal with Pescara for Juan Fernando Quintero.
As expected, Serie A has extended its transfer session to September 2, but refused to lift the limits on non-EU players.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi confirmed Max Allegri, but gave him a warning today. “We had different viewpoints on some players.”
Corinthians midfielder Paulinho admits he would love to join Inter and their lack of European competition “is not a problem.”
England Under-21 manager Stuart Pearce said tomorrow’s opponents Italy “are an outstanding attacking force.”
Italy begin their European Under-21 Championships against England tomorrow and Coach Devis Mangia insists “we’re ready.”
Montpellier confirmed offers for Younes Belhanda came in from Milan, Inter, Atletico Madrid, Galatasaray and Aston Villa.
Stephan El Shaarawy and Andrea Barzagli have shaken off their injuries and could start against the Czech Republic on Friday.
There are growing reports Laurent Blanc could be announced as Roma Coach this evening.
The FIGC has introduced new rules to combat racism, including an automatic 10-match ban and closing parts of the stadium.
Italy will play against Haiti in Rio de Janeiro on June 11 in a friendly to raise funds for those hit by the 2010 earthquake.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito warned the Italian Super Cup will be in Beijing. “Juventus must respect the rules.”
Bologna have set up summer friendlies in the UK with West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City.
German newspaper Bild claims Napoli have a deal for Mario Gomez, but in Italy it’s suggested he’s closer to Fiorentina.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi was unrepentant after smashing a journalist’s camera in a physical altercation. “I would do it again.”

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