NEWS

Mattia Destro is set for a spell on the sidelines after Roma confirmed that he has picked up a knee injury.
Emanuele Giaccherini has admitted that he and his Juventus teammates are thinking about doing the Treble in 2012-13.
Mattia Destro says he is proud to have a fan in Milan President Silvio Berlusconi, but he insists his future is at Roma.
Cristian Zapata has what it takes to have a future with Italian giants Milan, says teammate Mario Yepes.
Milan have confirmed that they have signed Cristian Zaccardo from Parma, with Djamel Mesbah and Rodney Strasser heading in the other direction.
Shangai Shenua striker Nicolas Anelka could sign for Juventus within the next few hours, according to reports in France.
Lazio have been given a suspended sentence threatening the club with a match behind closed doors after being found guilty of racist chanting.
Catania Coach Rolando Maran has praised Vincenzo Montella ahead of their match against Fiorentina this weekend.
Lazio defender Giuseppe Biava is set to renew his contract at the club for another year, his agent has confirmed.
Pescara have completed the signing of Roma youngster Alessandro Crescenzi until the end of the season.
Josip Radosevic has revealed that his move from Hadjuk Split to Napoli is 'very close' to completion.
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.

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