NEWS

Italian media suggest ex-Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo is being courted for the jobs at Inter and Schalke 04.
Luiz Felipe Scolari has announced the 4-3-3 Brazil line-up that will start against Italy tomorrow evening, including Hernanes, Hulk and Neymar.
Ascoli became the third Serie B side of the day to fire their Coach, as Massimo Silva has been replaced by Rosario Pergolizzi.
No club has made Milan or Antonio Nocerino an offer regarding a summer move, but the player’s agent has opened the door for Napoli.
Italian clubs don’t have enough money to invest in Marco Verratti, the Paris Saint-Germain player’s agent has insisted.
Angelo Palombo has admitted that he’d like to end his career with Sampdoria after breaking back into the side.
Andrea Pirlo has labelled the Brazil friendly as fundamental and welcomed Francesco Totti’s proposed return to the Italy side.
The agent of Angelo Ogbonna has dismissed suggestions that Lazio could sign the Torino player in the summer.
Cesare Prandelli has refused to name his starting XI for Italy’s international friendly against Brazil on Thursday.
Juventus insist they won’t consider their transfer market strategy until this season has come to an end.
Roma’s Daniel Pablo Osvaldo will wear the No 10 shirt for Italy against Brazil, while Mattia De Sciglio has ‘avoided’ Paolo Maldini’s legendary No 3.
Milan insist boss Massimiliano Allegri will remain in the hotseat. “He’s welded to our bench with a blowtorch.”
Italy team doctor Enrico Castellacci says he expected to send home Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini.
Padova have sacked Franco Colomba and Modena have dismissed Dario Marcolin after Tuesday’s Serie B games.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini will take no part in Italy’s upcoming games against Brazil and Malta.
Marcello Lippi has no problem with being ranked behind Antonio Conte when it comes to men who have trained Gigi Buffon.
Lionel Messi has thanked Antonio Cassano after the latter named his newborn son after the Barcelona ace.
Dante expects his Bayern Munich side to be tested by Juventus in the Champions League last eight.
The agent of Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez will reportedly meet with Juventus before the end of this month.
Parma forward Amauri has admirers in the Brazilian top flight, his agent has confirmed.
Fabrizio Miccoli could leave Palermo at the end of the season, says chief Maurizio Zamparini.
Former Italy boss Azeglio Vicini – who celebrates his 80th birthday today – has fond memories of World Cup 1990 despite the Azzurri’s failure to win the trophy.
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Sassuolo were caught at the last second and Hellas Verona moved into joint second place, while Bepi Pillon made a spectacular debut on the Reggina bench.
Lazio star Hernanes has warned his Brazil teammates over the task that awaits them against Italy. “They have a truly strong defence.”
Antonio Conte threatened to leave Italy a few days ago, but this evening told Juventus fans he “will try” to become the Sir Alex Ferguson of Juventus.
New reports suggest Juventus have resumed talks with the agent of Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, who has a price-tag of around €30m.
Davide Santon is in doubt for Italy’s Under-21 games against Russia and Ukraine after he pulled up with a muscular problem.
Mario Balotelli, Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Riccardo Montolivo were tested in training as Italy prepare for Thursday’s game with Brazil.
Giuseppe Rossi expressed his joy at returning to Italy for work with Fiorentina, even if he was held up and fined in Frankfurt.
Palermo Coach Giuseppe Sannino returned to the job after their disastrous run, but believes they can achieve safety. “It would be a masterpiece.”
Under-21 Italy Coach Devis Mangia explains why Davide Santon and Mattia De Sciglio switched teams, as “the Nazionale is one big squad.”
Roma director Bruno Conti is confident Francesco Totti “would make the difference” if he were to come out of retirement for Italy.
Luca Antonelli has returned to the Italy squad for the first time in three years and the Genoa man is enjoying this Azzurri “dream.”
Reports are linking Chievo director of sport Giovanni Sartori with the job at Inter next season, but he is refusing to comment.

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