NEWS

Lazio have confirmed that they have taken up the option of buying half of Antonio Candreva from Udinese.
The agent of Marek Hamsik has claimed that the Napoli forward has turned down numerous offers to leave the San Paolo outfit.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta has insisted that the club have never thought about selling Claudio Marchisio.
Newly promoted Sassuolo will play their Serie A home games at the Stadio Città del Tricolore in Reggio Emilia next term.
New Pescara boss Pasquale Marino says he’s moved to the seaside outfit with the intention of leading them straight back into Serie A.
The agent of Dries Mertens has confirmed Napoli as a possible destination for the PSV Eindhoven player.
Kevin Constant will continue his career at Milan after his co-ownership with Genoa was reportedly renewed.
Emanuele Giaccherini is in no rush to discuss a new contract with Italian champions Juventus.
Lucas Biglia is confident that new club Lazio will aid his bid to win a place in Argentina’s World Cup squad next year.
Giorgio Chiellini wants to secure Italy’s place in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup before their last group game against Brazil.
Napoli would be running a massive risk in selling Edinson Cavani this summer, says former Azzurri striker Antonio Careca.
Italian Under-21 international Francesco Bardi has urged Inter to find him a Serie A club for the 2013-14 campaign.
Italy’s Daniele De Rossi is remaining cautious ahead of the game against Japan. “Remember what happened in the last Confederations Cup…”
Brazilian international Paulinho has cooled transfer links with Roma and Inter, as well as a number of London clubs.
Newly promoted Sassuolo have confirmed Juventus are interested in signing young forward Domenico Berardi.
Mexico tactician Manuel De La Torre feels that a moment of magic from Mario Balotelli was the only reason for Italy’s 2-1 win.
The Italian Super Cup between Juventus and Lazio looks like it will be played somewhere in Italy, rather than China, on August 18.
Claudio Marchisio doesn’t think the 2-1 win over Mexico was a fair reflection of the game. “Italy should have scored more...”
Italy silenced their critics with the 2-1 win over Mexico in the Confederations Cup on Sunday, says Riccardo Montolivo.
Juventus’ Emanuele Giaccherini is happy with the way he played in Italy’s 2-1 win over Mexico on Sunday.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gigi Buffon saw “a convincing start” to Italy’s Confederations Cup after they beat Mexico 2-1.
Mattia De Sciglio admits “it was a dream come true to play in the most famous stadium in the world,” the Maracanà.
Andrea Pirlo netted on his 100th Italy appearance for a 2-1 victory over Mexico and won over the Maracanà. “They’re calling me Pirlinho!”
Mario Balotelli believes Italy have what it takes to reach the Confederations Cup Final, but pleaded ignorance at the booking.
Cesare Prandelli hailed Italy’s performance against Mexico, but warned Mario Balotelli “has to stop showing off his muscles.”
Andrea Pirlo’s sensational free kick on his 100th cap and a Mario Balotelli strike saw Italy beat Mexico 2-1 in the Confederations Cup.
The Azzurri have Mario Balotelli and a new system in their Confederations Cup opener against Javier Hernandez’s Mexico.
Latina and Carpi earned promotion to Serie B, but Lecce fans went on the rampage after their play-off defeat.
Cesare Prandelli revealed Andrea Pirlo was asked to skip the Confederations Cup, while Stephan El Shaarawy is “frazzled” ahead of Mexico.
New Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez sent a message of praise for Azzurrini hero Lorenzo Insigne. “You are playing at another level.”
Italy Under-21 international captain Luca Caldirola says they will “fight for this dream” in the Final against Spain.
Milan have already bought half of Azzurrini starlet Riccardo Saponara, but now Parma want the other 50 per cent from Empoli.
Sevilla have reportedly warned that Napoli transfer target Alvaro Negredo will cost at least €20m cash.
Italy are in the European Under-21 Championship Final, but FIGC director Demetrio Albertini hopes “these lads can have more space in Serie A.”

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