NEWS

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has rubbished rumours linking Mario Balotelli with a move to Milan.
Roma striker Nicolas Lopez has admitted that he may have to leave the club if he wants first-team football.
Mauro Cetto has left Palermo to sign for Argentinian club San Lorenzo, the club have confirmed.
This Sunday's Serie A clash between Cagliari and Palermo will be played at the Is Arenas.
Roma goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg could be the subject of a bid from Real Madrid, according to reports in the Spanish media.
After weeks of talks, Stefano Sorrentino has finally completed his move from Chievo Verona to Palermo.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli says Stephan El Shaarawy and Marco Verratti will be part of his Confederations Cup squad.
Milan midfielder Mathieu Flamini believes he can help his younger teammates at the club mature.
Italian champions Juventus will not consider selling Fabio Quagliarella this month, his agent has insisted.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has warned fans to not expect any major signing between now and the closing of the transfer window.
Marco Donadel is happy to stay and fight for his place at Napoli, his representative has confirmed.
New Roma defender Vasilios Torosidis has been likened to marauding Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Walter Mazzarri will remain as Napoli boss for the 2013-14 season, former Azzurri tactician Renzo Ulivieri believes.
Roma and Milan have not discussed the option of swapping Maarten Stekelenburg and Marco Amelia.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
There are reports that Genoa have agreed a deal for Bologna defender Daniele Portanova, just days after fans protested the move.
“It is an honour” to join Milan, said new signing Cristian Zaccardo. “The negotiations began two weeks ago.”
Ex-Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has advised Frank Lampard to join Lazio. “It would certainly be a good choice for both parties. I’ve given him my opinion.”
Cristian Zaccardo expressed his joy at signing for Milan, while Parma confirm Rodney Strasser is part of the deal along with Djamel Mesbah.
It’s reported Inter could sell Philippe Coutinho to Southampton to raise funds for another Brazilian, as Paulinho is available from Corinthians for €18m.
Napoli captain Paolo Cannavaro urged Italian football to “reconsider the rules” after his six-month ban in the match-fixing trial was quashed on appeal.
Fiorentina’s new signing Matias Vecino had his first training session today and declared “this is a dream come true.”
Ecuadorian teenage midfielder Jose Francisco Cevallos has announced he’s “already signed the contract” with Juventus.
Andrea Pirlo and Leonardo Bonucci remain major doubts to feature for Juventus against Genoa on Saturday evening.
Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino has confirmed “finally it is all resolved” for his transfer to Palermo.
The Premier League interest for Inter starlet Philippe Coutinho continues, as it’s reported Southampton have out-bid Liverpool with £10.2m.
Maarten Stekelenburg has blasted Roma and Zdenek Zeman for benching him without explanation, fuelling reports of a January move to Fulham.
Palermo have sold Afriyie Acquah to Hoffenheim, while Mauro Formica reveals “it was a quick negotiation process” when leaving Blackburn Rovers.
Bad news for Roma, as Mattia Destro sprained his ankle and is likely to miss this weekend’s trip to Bologna.
Cristian Zaccardo’s agent has confirmed a transfer to Milan in exchange for Djamel Mesbah to Parma. “His contract will be to June 2017.”
It is official that Vfb Stuttgart have taken Italy Under-21 international Federico Macheda on loan from Manchester United.
Edoardo Garrone has thanked everyone for their messages after his father’s funeral and urged Sampdoria fans to remember him on Sunday “with a joyful celebration.”
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has warned “it is not possible” for the club to sign Ricky Kaka or Mario Balotelli right now.
Fabio Quagliarella could be targeted by Fiorentina this summer, having become surplus to requirements at Juventus.
The agent of Hadjuk Split teenager Josip Radosevic has admitted that his client turned down Parma to sign for Napoli.

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