NEWS

Palermo and Milan have announced a prestigious pre-season friendly at the Stadio Barbera on August 12.
Esteban Cambiasso admits Inter “can only blame ourselves” if their Europa League season starts tomorrow against Hajduk Split.
Fiorentina have officially agreed terms with Villarreal for Spanish international midfielder Borja Valero.
Roma and Milan are in mourning after the sudden death of Scudetto-winning full-back Aldo Maldera.
It’s reported Antonio Conte could secure a different plea bargain for four months and €100,000, an increase of one month from the rejected proposal.
Jose Mourinho says Milan target Kaka “will probably be a Real Madrid player next season” and hopes he won’t have to face Inter.
Christian Abbiati believes Milan “do not need more reinforcements” despite losing so many stars this summer.
The Italian Super Cup match between Juventus and Napoli will have goalline officials and they could be extended to Serie A this season.
It’s reported Federico Balzaretti is already undergoing his medical to complete the transfer from Palermo to Roma.
In a shock move, the FIGC judges in the betting trial have rejected plea bargains from Antonio Conte and Siena, but Torino and Varese accept one-point penalties.
Mattia Destro has been presented to the media as a Roma player for the first time. “I was convinced by the project here and am at Zdenek Zeman’s complete disposal.”
Julio Cesar’s agent confirms “Tottenham and Roma are interested,” but he rules out the idea of a contract termination with Inter.
Gianluigi Buffon is reportedly ready to sign a new contract tying him to Juventus until June 2016.
In a shock interview, FIFA agent Fabio Parisi claims “Juventus have had a signed contract with Robin Van Persie for some time locked in a desk.”
Fiorentina have officially signed Emiliano Viviano and Francesco Della Rocca from Palermo after lengthy negotiations.
The trial into the betting scandal begins today with Antonio Conte preparing a plea bargain and Leonardo Bonucci eager to push for lesser charges.
Federico Balzaretti is heading towards Roma, but Lazio President Claudio Lotito reveals he was “dragged into” the transfer gossip to force their hand.
Cesena defender Guillermo Rodriguez will reportedly undergo a medical today with newly-promoted Torino.
Lazio Coach Vladimir Petkovic is ready to face Galatasaray and admits he tried to sign Burak Yilmaz, “but he wanted to end his career in Turkey.”
Andrea Stramaccioni admits he is still “protected” by President Massimo Moratti in the chaos of Inter as he prepares for the Europa League preliminary round.
Milan’s problems over Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa mean the club is returning to Cagliari for Davide Astori instead.
Andrea Ranocchia has hit back at transfer speculation linking him with Juventus. “I have a contract with Inter until 2015 and I intend to respect it.”
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Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirms Lorenzo Insigne renewed his contract and “Federico Balzaretti didn’t want to come to Napoli. Roma can have him.”
Reports in Italy suggest Fiorentina directors will meet with Liverpool on Wednesday to discuss Alberto Aquilani.
The battle between Milan and Montpellier drags on, as it’s reported Adriano Galliani has scrapped his trip for talks about Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo’s agent has confirmed “it’s possible he will leave Roma. Many clubs are interested, including Inter.”
“Many clubs are interested” in young Juventus talent Ouasim Buoy, said his agent, as the player considers a loan spell.
Julio Cesar has come out to deny he wrote any farewell message to Inter fans. “It was not my Facebook page.”
Inter are thought to be preparing a bid for Bayer Leverkusen striker Andre Schurrle as a cheaper alternative to Lucas Moura and Gaston Ramirez.
Alexandre Pato insists he is “happy at Milan” and hopes Pippo Inzaghi’s old Number 9 jersey can bring him luck.
Fiorentina director of sport Daniele Pradè has assured fans they “will build a team capable of playing good football,” including Alessio Cerci and Stevan Jovetic.
Yuto Nagatomo is confident Inter “are ready for the Europa League game with Hajduk Split” on Thursday.
Udinese President Franco Soldati has opened the door for Juventus and Napoli target Pablo Armero. “He is the only player on the market.”
Samir Handanovic has effectively pushed Julio Cesar out of Inter and reveals he’d “never want to find myself in his shoes.”

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