NEWS

CSKA Moscow have urged Milan to make them an offer for Keisuke Honda. “The ball is in their court.”
Lazio director Igli Tare assures “Hernanes is not for sale” and the team is competitive for next season with Lucas Biglia and Felipe Anderson.
New Chievo Coach Giuseppe Sannino opened the season by declaring “safety is the only thing that matters.”
Il Messaggero maintains Roma have agreed terms with Kevin Strootman, but are yet to match PSV’s €15m asking price.
Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia is attracting interest from Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal.
Napoli have reportedly agreed a €10m fee with Real Madrid for Jose Maria Callejon.
Genoa confirmed “Malaga offered us Eliseu,” but the Francesco Lodi-Panagiotis Tachtsidis exchange is held up.
Milan have reportedly given Santos permission to negotiate directly with Robinho to rush through a transfer.
Bayern Munich are trying to convince Mario Gomez to break his word with Fiorentina and accept a move to Napoli instead.
Hellas Verona President Maurizio Setti is sure new signing Luca Toni “is a guarantee, not a gamble.”
Manchester United have joined the race for Cagliari defender Davide Astori, along with Milan, Napoli, Liverpool and Southampton.
Milan would like Adem Ljajic from Fiorentina now, but are prepared to wait until he becomes a free agent next summer.
Italian papers claim Roma will sell Pablo Daniel Osvaldo to the Premier League to raise €15m for Manchester United’s Nani.
A steward at Lecce’s Stadio Via del Mare has been given a special award for his bravery in defending players from hooligans.
Napoli have reportedly lined up offers for Roma forward Erik Lamela and Torino defender Angelo Ogbonna.
A deal seemed to be done, but this morning the exchange between Alberto Gilardino and Marco Borriello collapsed.
Sunderland are stepping up their attempts to sign Juventus midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini, offering £8.6m.
PSG director Leonardo “presented a very interesting offer” to Napoli for Edinson Cavani. “There could be developments over the next few days.”
Roberto Mancini made his Champions League predictions, warned Manchester City about their European ambitions and admitted he’d like to be Italy Coach.
Former Italy Under-21 Coach Devis Mangia believes Roma’s Mattia Destro “can become the best striker in Italy.”
After reports suggest Milan turned down a Real Madrid offer for Mario Balotelli, his agent warns “sooner or later everyone is on the market.”
There are reports Napoli could offer Juan Camilo Zuniga to Juventus in part-exchange for Mirko Vucinic.
Jose Mourinho already wanted Daniele De Rossi at Inter and Real Madrid, so now he’s raising Chelsea’s offer to £15m.
Santos confirmed a deal with Napoli for goalkeeper Rafael. “He just has to sign on the dotted line.”
Mauro Icardi assures he does not feel the pressure of wearing the Number 9 jersey. “Walter Mazzarri promised me I’ll be important for Inter.”
Milan chief Adriano Galliani confirmed Robinho is “closer to joining Santos,” considers Mario Balotelli a bargain and aimed a sideswipe at Juventus and Inter.
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Chievo have officially signed Maxwell Boadu Acosty from Fiorentina, while Lorenzo Squizzi and Bostjan Cesar penned new deals.
Reports in Brazil suggest Milan are close to a deal with Santos for Robinho, agreeing to spread the payment.
Rafa Benitez is looking forward to Napoli after insisting his suggestions at Inter “were never followed.”
Andrea Pirlo, Miroslav Klose, David Beckham and David Trezeguet are among the candidates for the 2013 Golden Foot Award.
President Massimo Moratti responded to Dejan Stankovic’s open letter. “You honoured Inter and will always remain in our hearts.”
Despite renewed interest from Napoli, Bayern Munich confirmed Mario Gomez “only wants to join Fiorentina.”
There are reports Inter have leapfrogged Juventus in the race for Manchester City man Aleksandar Kolarov.
Milan are rumoured to be preparing a €5m offer for Heerenveen’s Icelandic international hitman Alfred Finnbogason.

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