NEWS

Andrea Ranocchia knows full well he’s not an Italy mainstay. “I am here today, I could be gone tomorrow.”
Italy team manager Lele Oriali told reporters “the less we talk about Mario Balotelli, the better.”
Stephan El Shaarawy is a major doubt to feature for Italy against Holland after spraining his ankle.
Holland are without Ron Vlaar and Jordy Clasie for tomorrow’s friendly against Italy.
New Italy boss Antonio Conte hopes the players “appreciate my ugly truths rather than beautiful lies.”
Antonio Conte prepares for his Italy debut against Holland tomorrow, but is tight-lipped on the formation. “Salvatore Sirigu will play.”
Italy announced their squad numbers for tomorrow’s friendly against Holland with Sebastian Giovinco wearing 10.
Sampdoria will donate half the revenue from next week’s game with Torino to research into ALS.
Miroslav Klose will retire next year and the Lazio striker admits he “will certainly become a Coach.”
Parma are set to sign free agent McDonald Mariga after he was spotted training with the squad today.
Massimiliano Allegri is “not disappointed” by the Juventus transfer session or their failure to sign Radamel Falcao.
UEFA have confirmed Inter’s Europa League tie with Dnipro will be played in Kiev on September 18.
Gonzalo Higuain has been ruled out of Argentina’s friendly with Germany due to injury, confirmed Napoli.
Amauri pledged to “prove the sceptics wrong” after his move to Torino and immediately silenced jokes about his weight.
Napoli named their Europa League squad list, including Walter Gargano and Miguel Angel Britos.
Reports in Italy this afternoon are that Gonzalo Higuain’s hamstring injury is not serious enough to rule him out long-term.
Giacomo Bonaventura has insisted that it is ‘a dream come true’ to sign for Milan ahead of his first training session.
Juan Cuadrado has insisted he is happy to stay at Fiorentina, despite summer reports of interest from Barcelona.
Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi has admitted that he did speak with Roma about Adrien Rabiot.
Lucas Biglia has insisted that he is happy at Lazio, despite summer links of a switch to Real Madrid.
The Italian FA have released the list of names that have passed UEFA’s Pro Licence exam this summer.
Verona sporting director Sean Sogliano has revealed that Javier Saviola agreed to a move ‘in five minutes’.
Cagliari forward Albin Ekdal has praised current Coach Zdenek Zeman, calling the veteran ‘a special football man’.
Empoli boss Maurizio Sarri has admitted that his side will be up against it when they face Roma after the international break.
Manchester United will continue their big-spending strategy in January, and have put Kevin Strootman at the top of their wishlist.
Roma President James Pallotta is delighted with the progress being made with the club’s new stadium.
Micah Richards has revealed that he turned down a new contract and more money at Manchester City to sign for Fiorentina.
Fernando Llorente is prioritising work with Juventus, believing that any return to the Spain squad would only come as the result of that.
Stefan de Vrij admits he is struggling to pick up Italian, but says he is adapting to life in Rome, and his best in a Lazio shirt is still to come.
Reports are that Gonzalo Higuain is out of Argentina’s match with Germany due to a hamstring injury suffered with Napoli.
Hugo Campagnaro looks to have been handed a second chance at Inter, as he makes their Europa League squad.
Roma’s Champions League squad includes Kevin Strootman and several summer signings, but not Urby Emanuelson or Antonio Sanabria.
Juventus have submitted a 26-man list of players for the group stages of the Champions League, including Alvaro Morata.
Walter Mazzarri has promised attractive football will emerge at Inter, but warns that the club are still at the start of a cycle.
Walter Mazzarri is happy to work again with Fredy Guarin and says the player did not want to leave Inter anyway.

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