NEWS

Gigi Di Biagio has called up his first Italy Under-21 squad for a friendly against Slovakia on August 14.
Leandro Damiao’s agent reveals a move to Napoli fell through because “sponsorship contracts made it impossible.”
“Gervinho had been dreaming of Serie A for at least three years,” revealed the new Roma hitman’s agent.
Hull City are reportedly swooping for Bologna striker Robert Acquafresca, beating Livorno to the punch.
Martin Skrtel could well join Pepe Reina and Rafa Benitez at Napoli, as Liverpool are prepared to release him on loan.
Inter face Juventus tonight in Miami and Walter Mazzarri insists they are “in very different situations.”
The Adem Ljajic saga drags on, as a crunch meeting between Fiorentina and his father was postponed.
Genoa have set their sights on Malmo’s Iraqi-Swedish trequartista Jiloan Hamad.
Julio Cesar is reportedly on the verge of joining Fiorentina after Arsenal pulled out of the race for the QPR man.
Roma have signed a 32-year-old Serie A newcomer, but Karim Benzema’s agent denies reports of negotiations.
Napoli stopper Alessandro Gamberini is being linked with a possible move to hometown outfit Bologna.
Nicola Amoruso’s spell as sporting director of Palermo is over after less than three months with the outfit.
Newly promoted Verona don’t think they’ll be able to do a deal with Inter for young striker Samuele Longo.
Urby Emanuelson says he would like to primarily be used as a left-back by Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri this season.
Roma boss Rudi Garcia has told directors to find a new club for centre-back Leandro Castan, according to Il Messaggero.
Igor Budan has decided to put a stop to his playing career, but he will remain at Palermo after being appointed as the club’s new team manager.
It may take a little time for Napoli to fire on all cylinders, former Azzurri boss Emiliano Mondonico has warned.
Livorno beat Cagliari for the services of Inter-owned goalkeeper Francesco Bardi, his agent has revealed.
Catania striker Maxi Lopez is reportedly on the verge of joining Dubai-based outfit Al Nasr.
The Italian Football Federation have confirmed October’s World Cup qualifier against Armenia will be staged in Naples.
Juventus youngsters Nicola Leali, Hordur Magnusson and Elvis Kabashi will spend the 2013-14 season in Serie B.
Cristian Chivu is unconcerned by Inter’s lack of results in their pre-season friendlies so far. “They mean very little…”
Inter forward Rodrigo Palacio is looking forward to today’s friendly against Serie A rivals Juventus.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Arturo Vidal’s agent will meet with the Juventus hierarchy to discuss a possible new contract.
Giacomo Bonaventura wants to try and force a move from Atalanta to Juventus, according to reports.
Bologna defender Cesare Natali has insisted he is in great shape ahead of the new season.
Inter defender Juan Jesus has admitted that new Coach Walter Mazzarri is teaching him 'a lot'.
Parma have signed FC Koln youngster Mikael Ishak on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
With news that Jackson Martinez’s proposed move to Napoli could be off, reports suggest that Rafa Benitez’s men will target Alessandro Matri.
Genoa are hoping to sign Bordeaux’s Henri Saivet as Adel Taarabt looks to be on his way to Fulham.
Lazio striker Libor Kozak is expected to be the subject of a bidding war between Besiktas and Sunderland.
Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng believes that their 2-0 loss to Chelsea will stand them in good stead for the season to come.
The agent of Lorenzo Insigne will meet with Napoli officials this month in an effort to get his client a new improved contract.
Genoa will hold talks with Queens Park Rangers on Monday in a bid to land Adel Taarabt, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.

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