NEWS

Ishak Belfodil should be an Inter player within days, as Antonio Cassano and Matias Silvestre go to Parma.
Cagliari have decided on a return to the Stadio Sant’Elia, but first have to get it back up to code.
Alessandro Moggi insists he is “relaxed” after financial police raided 41 clubs investigating potential fraud and tax evasion.
Italy tested out a three-man defence to face Spain with Claudio Marchisio and Antonio Candreva behind centre-forward Alberto Gilardino.
Paolo Maldini trusts new Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti will find success. “He can win in Madrid after triumph in Milan, London and Paris.”
Several Italian news sources are reporting Juventus agreed a deal with Manchester City for Carlos Tevez worth £10m.
UEFA have officially excluded Besiktas and Fenerbahce from the Europa League for match-fixing.
Sergio Ramos insists Italy won’t be able to surprise Spain in the Confederations Cup semi-final. “We know perfectly well how they play.”
“Italy will try to scare Spain without clamming up in defence,” assured FIGC Vice-President Demetrio Albertini.
Roma have organised a friendly with Toronto FC, while Hellas Verona will face Dutch side Feyenoord.
Antonio Di Natale believes Italy can do well in the Confederations Cup and admits “I want to be at the 2014 World Cup.”
There are reports Juventus are closing on a €12m (£10m) deal for Carlos Tevez during crunch negotiations with Manchester City today.
Felipe Anderson is reportedly lodging a FIFA appeal to end his contract with Doyen Sports, freeing him up for a move to Lazio.
Italy held their first training sessions behind closed doors today, as they prepare for the Confederations Cup semi-final against Spain.
Serie B side Siena are on the verge of bankruptcy, as they are unlikely to pay outstanding wages by tomorrow’s deadline.
Statements from Udinese and Chievo suggest today’s raid on clubs by financial police was targeting specific agents.
English referee Howard Webb has been assigned to Italy’s Confederations Cup semi-final with Spain.
Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco are both keen on signing Mattia De Sciglio, reports in the French Press have claimed.
Ajaccio Coach Fabrizio Ravanelli has revealed that Luca Toni is unlikely to join the French club, as he's bound for Verona.
Fernando Torres has rejected talk of facing Brazil in the Confederations Cup Final, pointing to Spain’s awareness of what it is to face Italy first.
La Nazione believe that Juventus could sell Claudio Marchisio in order to raise more funds to sign Stevan Jovetic.
Palermo forward Abel Hernandez has insisted that owner Maurizio Zamparini is the right man to take them back to Serie A.
Italy’s chief medic has revealed says they are ‘cautiously optimistic’ that Andrea Pirlo can recover from injury in time to face Spain on Thursday.
Sampdoria forward Simone Zaza has admitted it would be difficult to turn down a move to Juventus.
Napoli chief Aurelio Del Laurentiis could buy English club Leyton Orient as a satellite side, Gazzetta dello Sport have claimed.
Former Roma chief Rosella Sensi has hit back at current owner James Pallotta, after the American accused the previous regime of mismanagement.
Inter President Massimo Moratti has refused to comment on revelations today that Italy's financial police raided the offices of football clubs.
New Napoli boss Rafael Benitez has warned clubs interested in Edinson Cavani that he will cost €63m.
Napoli striker Edinson Cavani has played down his father’s claims that he wants to play for Real Madrid.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has underlined that his club need to sell before they can buy this summer.
Italian tactician Carlo Ancelotti has signed a three-year contract with Real Madrid, the Spanish giants have confirmed.
Italy’s financial police have launched raids on the offices of 41 football clubs, including almost all of those in the top flight.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has labelled Spain as almost unbeatable ahead of Thursday’s Confederations Cup semi-final.
Fiorentina will meet Palermo on Tuesday to discuss bids for Josip Ilicic and Stefano Sorrentino, say Sky Sport Italia.
Bakaye Traore is confident he can be of service to Milan despite his virtually anonymous 2012-13 campaign.

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