NEWS

Pasquale Marino is in pole position to be handed the Pescara job after Zdenek Zeman ruled out a return.
Sampdoria have confirmed that Juventus and Napoli are interested in Serie B revelation Simone Zaza.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte will still be counting on Sebastian Giovinco next season, says his representative.
Italy won’t start thinking about the Confederations Cup until after Friday’s World Cup qualifier against the Czech Republic, says Leonardo Bonucci.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Massimiliano Allegri insists it is “normal to have a difference of opinion” with Milan President Silvio Berlusconi.
Lorenzo Insigne refused to take the credit for Italy’s European Under-21 Championship victory over England.
England Under-21 manager Stuart Pearce confessed “the better team won tonight” after their defeat to Italy.
Mario Balotelli hit back at Usain Bolt after the sprinter said “to be honest I don’t like him very much.”
Italy Under-21 Coach Devis Mangia praised his side after beating England. “We never gave the ball away.”
A spectacular Lorenzo Insigne free kick gave dominant Italy a 1-0 victory over England in the European Under-21 Championship opener.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani ruled out a bid for Kaka and confirmed they’ll start playing with a trequartista.
Parma are closing in on Auxerre defender Willy Boly and Issam El Adoua of Vitoria Guimaraes.
Eusebio Di Francesco has officially extended his contract with Sassuolo after leading them to their first ever Serie A campaign.
Roma split with Franco Baldini, but are closing on Coach Rudi Garcia after Lille confirmed he could leave.
Lorenzo Insigne, Marco Verratti and Fabio Borini are in the starting line-up as Italy take on England in the Under-21 European Championship.
Roma have officially terminated director Franco Baldini’s contract by mutual consent, leaving him free to join Tottenham.
As expected, Roma have sold goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to Fulham for €5.6m.
Indonesian magnate Erick Thohir confirmed negotiations to buy into Inter “could last another month or two.”
Palermo star Josip Ilicic has been linked with Milan, but warned “Fiorentina are the team who inspire me the most.”
Roma are still unconvinced by Laurent Blanc and reports are growing that they’re in talks with Roberto Mancini.
Sampdoria’s Mauro Icardi is ready to join Inter and declared “I think I’m a lot like Gabriel Batistuta.”
Sport Mediaset are claiming that Juventus have agreed personal terms with Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez.
Riccardo Montolivo says he is in no position to offer international teammate Daniele De Rossi advice about his future.
Centre-back Marquinhos is ignoring the transfer rumours linking him with a move to Spain. “I’m staying at Roma.”
Leonardo Bonucci believes a reinforced Juventus will be able to challenge for the Champions League title next season.
Juventus are the best supported club in Italy and the seventh most popular in Europe, writes Sport Mediaset.
Marco Giampaolo is expected to be named as the new Coach of Serie B outfit Brescia.
Six fans have been handed prison sentences for racially abusing Milan players during a January friendly at Pro Patria.
Genoa will not take up their option to sign Juan Vargas from Fiorentina, Rossoblu chief Enrico Preziosi has stated.
Veteran defender Walter Samuel has signed a new contract at Inter, claims the Gazzetta dello Sport.
The representative of Bayern Munich’s Mario Gomez has rubbished reports of a done deal with Italian club Napoli.
Miralem Pjanic has revealed he was on the verge of joining Arsenal rather than Roma two years ago.
Sampdoria have revealed that they have held just one round of talks with Milan to discuss a transfer for Andrea Poli.
Serie A is heavily represented in Uruguay’s squad for this month’s Confederations Cup campaign in Brazil.

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