NEWS

Mario Balotelli was sent off, but Gigi Buffon’s heroics earned Italy a goalless draw in the Czech Republic.
Italy won their European Under-21 Championship opener and Devis Mangia warns hosts Israel will be “tough” tomorrow.
Marcelo Bielsa is now up for the Roma bench after Athletic Bilbao announced he would be leaving.
Udinese will play against English club Queens Park Rangers in Austria on July 20.
Milan trio Mario Balotelli, Stephan El Shaarawy and Riccardo Montolivo lead the way as Italy face the Czech Republic tonight.
Lazio midfielder Cristian Ledesma “is very disappointed with Cesare Prandelli” after receiving only one Italy cap.
Catania presented new forward Sebastian Leto to the fans today. “This is an important step for my career.”
A new candidate has emerged in the race to take over at Roma – Newell’s Old Boys Coach Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino.
After Manchester United, now Monaco and Coach Claudio Ranieri are linked with Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio.
Udinese confirmed Inter “are not the only club” who made an offer for Dusan Basta this summer.
Reports continue to build that Juventus have agreed an £8m deal with Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez.
“The new Roma Coach is 90 per cent likely to be foreign and should be announced in the middle of next week,” said Walter Sabatini.
Marco Verratti ignored questions on whether he’ll join Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid. “We’ll see...”
Roma are still without a Coach, as Laurent Blanc, Rudi Garcia and Roberto Mancini are all awaiting news.
Former Juventus striker Fabrizio Ravanelli is being linked with the coaching position at Ajaccio by L’Equipe.
Genoa chief Enrico Preziosi has confirmed that he will appoint the untested Fabio Liverani as his new Coach.
Real Madrid would be making no mistake in hiring Carlo Ancelotti as their next Coach, says Arrigo Sacchi.
Argentina international Lucas Biglia, linked with Lazio, has expressed his desire to play his club football in Italy.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has given his thoughts on the possibility of Daniele De Rossi leaving hometown club Roma this summer.
Parma have distanced themselves from suggestions that they could net Antonio Cassano from Inter this summer.
Italian international goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano will probably leave Fiorentina this summer, says Viola director Sandro Mencucci.
Massimiliano Allegri deserved to be confirmed as the Coach of Milan, says goalkeeper Christian Abbiati.
Pasquale Marino has been tasked with leading Pescara back into the top flight after he was named as their new boss.
Parma will play Fulham at Craven Cottage in a pre-season friendly during the summer.
Pippo Inzaghi is climbing the managerial ladder at Milan after he was confirmed as the club’s new Primavera boss.
Napoli made a €40m bid to sign Erik Lamela and Marquinhos from Roma, claims President Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Genoa will reveal the identity of their tactician for the 2013-14 campaign by the end of next week, the club have confirmed.
Ciro Immobile will be allowed to concentrate on the European Under-21 Championship rather than be troubled with his club future.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli insists his side will be looking for victory against the Czech Republic on Friday.
Cesare Prandelli has named the Italy side that will take on the Czech Republic in Friday’s World Cup qualifier.
Mario Balotelli has his eye on becoming the top scorer in the history of the Italian national side – although he has doubts whether he can do it.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Rino Foschi has resigned as sporting director at Genoa after seven months in the role, with Pescara’s Daniele Delli Carri set to replace him.
Edinson Cavani’s brother, who also acts as one of his representatives, has suggested the striker may stay at Napoli this summer.
Tomas Rosicky has reflected that the Czech Republic are aware of a particular weakness of Italy’s ahead of tomorrow.

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