NEWS

While Giulio Donati expresses how “happy” he is to join Bayer Leverkusen, his Inter and Under-21 teammate Luca Caldirola is courted by Werder Bremen.
Corinthians confirm negotiations with Tottenham for €20m Inter target Paulinho “are well underway.”
Dries Mertens is expected to complete his transfer from PSV to Napoli for €9.5m this weekend.
With Andrea Pirlo injured, Riccardo Montolivo insists he’s ready to take over against Brazil. “I already play that role at Milan.”
Italy look set to start Alessandro Diamanti, Mario Balotelli and Antonio Candreva against Brazil this evening.
Italy go head-to-head with Brazil tonight and Cesare Prandelli confirms a change of tactics “to find the balance we lacked against Japan.”
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
The Italy team were advised to stay in their hotel in Salvador, but Mario Balotelli visited the favelas. “I am not afraid.”
Catania President Antonio Pulvirenti has admitted that Francesco Lodi is 'irreplaceable' to the Elefanti.
Cesare Prandelli has claimed that Italy have not thought about returning home, despite rumours that the Confederations Cup could be cancelled.
Lazio's move for Brazilian youngster Felipe Anderson is taking longer than expected thanks to the player's third-party representation.
Juan Jesus has admitted that Inter suffered a 'difficult year' last season, but hopes the team can bounce back next term.
Uzbek referee Ravshan Irmatov has been confirmed as the referee for Italy's game against Brazil in the Confederations Cup on Saturday.
Inter captain Javier Zanetti has commented on some of the names being linked with summer moves to the Nerazzurri.
Palermo sporting director Nicola Amoruso says that the Sicilian club will not be selling their best young talent this summer.
The agent of Cristian Chivu has revealed that the Romanian defender will meet with Inter Coach Walter Mazzarri in the coming days to discuss his future.
Josip Ilicic's agent has admitted that the Palermo playmaker would 'love' to play for Fiorentina next season.
Rafa Benitez has insisted he is 'very happy' to have been handed the Napoli job and wants the team to 'continue to grow'.
New Roma boss Rudi Garcia has claimed he will do everything he can to keep Daniele De Rossi at the club.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has insisted that Rafa Benitez is the right man to lead the Partenopei to success.
Italy U-21 international Giulio Donati has completed his move from Inter to Bayer Leverkusen.
Riccardo Saponara says he’s ready to pull the strings behind two strikers at Milan next season.
Parma striker Ishak Belfodil, in negotiations with Italian giants Inter, wants to have an international future with Algeria.
Relegated Palermo have admitted club captain Fabrizio Miccoli has played his last game for the outfit.
Bologna have felt the need to publish a denial on their website in response to a report that Saphir Taider would be sold to Inter.
FIFA say the Confederations Cup will not be ended prematurely, with reports in Brazil suggesting that a participating nation wants the tournament postponed
Gennaro Gattuso says he had no hesitation in accepting to become the new Coach of Palermo. “I would have done it for free.”
Antonio Di Natale says he will end his career at Udinese after being linked with a possible move to Milan.
Arsenal have not yet wrapped up a deal for Juventus-target Gonzalo Higuain, an agent close to Real Madrid has claimed.
The blind auction envelopes for the 17 players with unresolved co-ownerships have been opened on Friday morning.
The Italian Football Federation are keen on handing Under-21 boss Devis Mangia a new contract.
Sebastian Giovinco says he’ll keep working hard to prove his worth after scoring his first goal for Italy.
Rafael Benitez – who will be officially unveiled as the new Napoli boss on Friday – is looking forward to the challenge of coaching the Azzurri.
Emanuele Calaio has no intention of leaving Napoli for a move to China, his agent brother has confirmed.
Atalanta have warned clubs interested in Giacomo Bonaventura that he won’t be sold for anything less than €15m.

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