NEWS

Napoli’s new starlet Lorenzo Insigne is hoping to recover from an ankle injury in time to face Juventus in Saturday’s Super Cup, said his agent.
Dario Dainelli has officially signed for Chievo after he terminated his contract by mutual consent with Genoa. “I am very happy.”
Francesco Totti had an injury scare this morning when he left Roma’s Austrian training camp for tests on a knee problem in Italy.
There are shock reports that Antonio Conte could be ready to hand in his resignation if the Juventus Coach is banned for 10 months in the betting trial.
Gazprom have officially denied growing rumours they are prepared to invest €180m into Milan. “This story does not correspond with reality.”
Juan Manuel Vargas is something of an outcast at Fiorentina, but he insists “I am training and hope to stay here.”
Paolo Silvio Mazzoleni has been appointed as the referee for Saturday’s Italian Super Cup match between Juventus and Napoli.
Aleandro Rosi has officially terminated his contract with Roma by mutual consent, so is now free to join another club.
Lazio have fallen to three consecutive defeats in pre-season, but Coach Vladimir Petkovic insists “we need to have more belief.”
Stephan El Shaarawy is looking forward to leading the new Milan and admits Zlatan Ibrahimovic “was a little heavy-handed” in the locker room with his teammates.
Udinese have officially loaned three players to ‘satellite club’ Watford, as Almen Abdi, Matej Vydra and Steve Beleck A’Beka move to England.
Sampdoria are reportedly ready to strike a deal with Roma in order to bring Tottenham’s Bruno Uvini to Serie A.
Parma are looking for defensive reinforcements and options include Alexis Rolin, Gabriel Heinze and Aleandro Rosi.
Alberto Aquilani is happy to “help create a new era and bring back enthusiasm” to Fiorentina, though denies he had particular problems at Liverpool.
Gianluigi Buffon has shaken off an injury in Beijing and warns Napoli “we want to win the Italian Super Cup” on Saturday.
Milan might’ve found the alternative to Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, as Caen teen M’Baye Niang visited the club headquarters. “I am really interested.”
Andrea Pirlo is looking forward to the Supercoppa Italiana against Napoli and congratulates Juventus on their transfer work this summer.
Pescara’s President Daniele Sebastiani has declared himself happy with his club’s work in this transfer market and promises one more ‘important’ arrival.
Wesley Sneijder has again denied that he intends to leave Inter this summer, insisting that he is determined to progress with this new Inter.
Marcello Lippi sees Juventus as in a strong position next season both in Serie A and Europe and even if Antonio Conte is suspended.
Milan’s Vice-President Adriano Galliani will reportedly open official negotiations with Real Madrid later today for the transfer of Ricky Kaka.
Inter are reportedly again considering their options in the market after admitting defeat in the pursuit of Lucas Moura.
Reports in England and Italy suggest that Manchester City are preparing a new assault for Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi.
Montpellier full-back Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is still hopeful that his club can come to an agreement with Milan for his transfer.
Former Siena and Cesena striker Abdelkader Ghezzal is on the verge of signing for Torino.
Roma's Chilean midfield maestro David Pizarro could be set for a return to South America with River Plate.
Young defender Michele Camporese isn't seeking a move away from Fiorentina, despite the increased competition the Viola's spending spree has created.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi and sporting director Stefano Capozucca have both stressed the Rossoblu's need to trim their squad.
Massimiliano Allegri has warned not to write off his Milan side in the 2012-13 title race, despite the apparent state of the squad.
Reports today suggest that Juventus boss Antonio Conte could be banned for 10 months, whilst Leonardo Bonucci and Simone Pepe face acquittal.
Today's front-page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Massimo Moratti has confirmed Inter are pulling out of the race for Lucas Moura. “There are no regrets, as the €45m PSG offered are completely illogical.”
Torino have unveiled their official shirt numbers for the 2012-13 season, as Mario Alberto Santana gets 7 and fellow new buy Pablo Caceres has 15.
Genoa Coach Gigi De Canio is pleased with the “great team spirit” shown by his side despite their defeat to Levante.
Torino newcomer Guillermo Rodriguez already knows how to please the Granata fans. “We want to beat Juventus.”

TODAY'S FRONT PAGES