NEWS

Roma have been linked with capitalising on Toby Alderweireld’s unhappiness at Atletico Madrid, but face a barrier to signing the defender.
Roma have reported that in a bid to solve Federico Balzaretti’s groin issue, the defender will undergo surgery today.
Antonio Nocerino has reportedly arrived in London ahead of completing a move from Milan to West Ham.
Jose Mourinho has indicated that Michael Essien is the only one to now decide on a proposed move to Milan.
Italy have been confirmed by UEFA today as in Pot 1 for next month’s 2016 European Championship qualifying draw.
Federico Peluso has reportedly stopped Juventus’ attempts to pick up Pablo Armero from Napoli, in refusing to move in the other direction.
Rafa Benitez says Napoli are only looking to bypass Roma in Serie A and are not looking over their shoulders at Fiorentina.
Napoli are apparently close to a deal for Catania’s Mariano Andujar, to replace Pepe Reina come next summer.
Dries Mertens is convinced in his choice to have signed for Napoli in the summer: “We can achieve great things.”
Marquinho looks to have found a route out of Roma with an initial loan switch to Hellas Verona.
France will be included in next month’s draw for the 2016 European Championships, despite being hosts.
Milan are believed to have agreed personal terms with Michael Essien, but have yet to decide on the type of deal to reach with Chelsea.
Bologna have officially ended negotiations with Guangzhou Evergrande over Alessandro Diamanti, after failing to agree terms of the deal.
Italian Coach Fabio Capello has extended his contract with the Russian national team through to summer 2018.
Marco Borriello looks set to follow Antonio Nocerino out to Premier League club West Ham, as reports suggest a loan has been agreed.
Mario Beretta praised his Siena side for their showing against Fiorentina, ruing only the mistakes he saw in conceding twice.
Vincenzo Montella admits Siena made Fiorentina sweat yesterday evening, as he rejects the idea that Udinese will be light semi-final opponents.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fiorentina are into the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia after they beat Siena 2-1 on Thursday evening.
Napoli have confirmed that Eduardo Vargas has joined Spanish club Valencia on loan until the end of the season.
Antonio Nocerino has agreed to join Premier League side West Ham on loan until the end of the season.
It has been confirmed that Marco Motta and Nicolas Burdisso will join Genoa from Juventus and Roma respectively.
New Cagliari signing Adryan has claimed that he feels ‘at home’ with the Isolani, despite only just arriving from Brazil.
Fiorentina have made five changes for the Coppa Italia quarter-final with Siena this evening.
Monaco sporting director Riccardo Pecini has rubbished suggestions that the French club will move for Mirko Vucinic.
Sassuolo have completed the signing of Genoa midfielder Davide Biondini on a six-month loan.
Gabriel Paletta is on the verge of leaving Parma for Milan, according to reports in the Italian Press this evening.
Inter owner Erick Thohir has released a statement insisting that he is determined to uphold the club’s ‘integrity and honesty’.
Alessandro Diamanti’s move to Guangzhou Evergrande looks to have been plugged with neither team agreeing on a fee.
Milan have been struck with more injuries this afternoon, with the club confirming that Cristian Zapata and Matias Silvestre have both picked up knocks.
Antonio Conte is expected, once again, to not give a pre-match Press conference ahead of Juventus’ match with Lazio.
Corinthians midfielder Ralf has admitted that should Napoli table an offer he would consider joining the Partenopei.
Parma have confirmed the signing of Milan defender Jherson Vergara on a six-month loan deal.
Juventus have entered negotiations for Danilo D’Ambrosio, further igniting tensions between themselves and Inter.
With Massimo Cellino on the brink of buying Leeds United, reports suggest that he has approached Max Allegri about taking over as Coach.

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