NEWS

Stephan El Shaarawy is looking forward to leading the new Milan and admits Zlatan Ibrahimovic “was a little heavy-handed” in the locker room with his teammates.
Udinese have officially loaned three players to ‘satellite club’ Watford, as Almen Abdi, Matej Vydra and Steve Beleck A’Beka move to England.
Sampdoria are reportedly ready to strike a deal with Roma in order to bring Tottenham’s Bruno Uvini to Serie A.
Parma are looking for defensive reinforcements and options include Alexis Rolin, Gabriel Heinze and Aleandro Rosi.
Alberto Aquilani is happy to “help create a new era and bring back enthusiasm” to Fiorentina, though denies he had particular problems at Liverpool.
Gianluigi Buffon has shaken off an injury in Beijing and warns Napoli “we want to win the Italian Super Cup” on Saturday.
Milan might’ve found the alternative to Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, as Caen teen M’Baye Niang visited the club headquarters. “I am really interested.”
Andrea Pirlo is looking forward to the Supercoppa Italiana against Napoli and congratulates Juventus on their transfer work this summer.
Pescara’s President Daniele Sebastiani has declared himself happy with his club’s work in this transfer market and promises one more ‘important’ arrival.
Wesley Sneijder has again denied that he intends to leave Inter this summer, insisting that he is determined to progress with this new Inter.
Marcello Lippi sees Juventus as in a strong position next season both in Serie A and Europe and even if Antonio Conte is suspended.
Milan’s Vice-President Adriano Galliani will reportedly open official negotiations with Real Madrid later today for the transfer of Ricky Kaka.
Inter are reportedly again considering their options in the market after admitting defeat in the pursuit of Lucas Moura.
Reports in England and Italy suggest that Manchester City are preparing a new assault for Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi.
Montpellier full-back Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is still hopeful that his club can come to an agreement with Milan for his transfer.
Former Siena and Cesena striker Abdelkader Ghezzal is on the verge of signing for Torino.
Roma's Chilean midfield maestro David Pizarro could be set for a return to South America with River Plate.
Young defender Michele Camporese isn't seeking a move away from Fiorentina, despite the increased competition the Viola's spending spree has created.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi and sporting director Stefano Capozucca have both stressed the Rossoblu's need to trim their squad.
Massimiliano Allegri has warned not to write off his Milan side in the 2012-13 title race, despite the apparent state of the squad.
Reports today suggest that Juventus boss Antonio Conte could be banned for 10 months, whilst Leonardo Bonucci and Simone Pepe face acquittal.
Today's front-page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Massimo Moratti has confirmed Inter are pulling out of the race for Lucas Moura. “There are no regrets, as the €45m PSG offered are completely illogical.”
Torino have unveiled their official shirt numbers for the 2012-13 season, as Mario Alberto Santana gets 7 and fellow new buy Pablo Caceres has 15.
Genoa Coach Gigi De Canio is pleased with the “great team spirit” shown by his side despite their defeat to Levante.
Torino newcomer Guillermo Rodriguez already knows how to please the Granata fans. “We want to beat Juventus.”
Antonio Conte’s assistant, Cristian Stellini, has resigned from the Juventus staff after he took a plea bargain in the betting trial.
New Fiorentina buy Borja Valero is impressed with the squad being constructed. “Now it’s up to me to help this group grow.”
Enzo Maresca could be making his return to Serie A with Sampdoria, as it’s reported he’ll leave Malaga this summer.
Ex-Juventus President Giovanni Cobolli Gigli believes Antonio Conte’s lawyers “made a mistake” in seeking a plea bargain in the betting trial.
Davide Astori’s agent has warned Milan and Juventus must face a potential €8m price-tag if they are to prise him from Cagliari.
Lucas Moura’s agent has denied any deal with PSG, Manchester United or Inter. “Everyone is trying to build their story like a jigsaw puzzle.”
Italy’s 2014 World Cup qualifier in Armenia will be played in Yerevan on October 12, it has been confirmed.
Fabrizio Miccoli is eager to put uncertainty behind him and “be a protagonist with many goals” for Palermo this season.
Angelo Palombo is reportedly ready to terminate his contract with Sampdoria so he can join Torino, while the Granata also look at Michele Pazienza.

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