NEWS

Minister for Integration Cecile Kyenge said those who applaud Mario Balotelli and Angelo Ogbonna are “the better side of Italy.”
Santos President Odilio Rodrigues has confirmed “we’re talking to Milan about Robinho and evaluating the requests.”
Laurent Blanc has put himself forward for the Roma job by announcing: “I really want to get back on to the bench.”
Italy test an all-new 4-3-3 formation in tonight’s friendly with San Marino with Alessandro Diamanti and Giacomo Bonaventura.
Adriano Galliani confirmed the meeting between Massimiliano Allegri and President Silvio Berlusconi “could be on Sunday.”
Domenico Criscito admits he was “very close to joining Milan,” but is now expected to stay with Zenit.
There are reports Fabio Pecchia will be Rafa Benitez’s assistant manager at Napoli next season.
Roma will play against the MLS All-Stars in Kansas on July 31, following in the footsteps of Manchester United and Chelsea.
‘Fino alla fine’ is the phrase Juventus fans have voted to have written on the team shirt for 2014-15.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta insists “no decision is imminent” over Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic.
Alessandro Diamanti is expected to start for Italy against San Marino in Bologna this evening. “It’ll be the best sensation a player can experience.”
There are reports Marouane Fellaini offered himself to Juventus, but they were not interested in the Everton star.
Newly-promoted Hellas Verona confirmed Andrea Mandorlini will remain as their Coach in Serie A next season.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has denied reports that Josip Ilicic could make a move to Napoli.
Fiorentina have officially announced the signing of Bolton defender Marcos Alonso on a free transfer.
Italian National Team boss Cesare Prandelli has admitted he is 'pretty optimistic' about the Azzurri's chances at next year's World Cup.
AIAC President Renzo Ulivieri has claimed that Clarence Seedorf does not have the necessary documentation to coach Milan.
Fulham are on the verge of signing Roma goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg, reports in the British Press have suggested.
Roma have drawn up a list of names they will approach if Massimiliano Allegri stays at Milan.
Corriere dello Sport have revealed that Walter Mazzarri wants to make Cagliari midfielder Radja Nainggolan his first signing at Inter.
Luis Suarez has claimed that Edinson Cavani is worth every penny of his €63m release clause.
Fabio Cannavaro has claimed that Gonzalo Higuain could make the difference if he signs for Juventus.
Wesley Sneijder has hit out at former club Inter, claiming that the Nerazzurri tried to 'destroy' him.
Parma are reportedly a step away from agreeing with Sampdoria to extend Jonathan Biabiany’s co-ownership by another season.
Both Torino and Genoa are said to have taken an interest in Sergio Almiron’s contract situation at Catania.
Juan Fernando Quintero’s future is reportedly close to being determined, with negotiations between Pescara and Genoa described as advanced.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s future is no clearer, although the number of clubs said to be monitoring his situation continues to grow.
A study has found that only one in three football fans in Italy attend games in Serie A, even as football remains the country’s most popular sport.
Modibo Diakite has reportedly turned down advances from Napoli and Liverpool to sign with Paolo Di Canio’s Sunderland.
Enrico Preziosi has indicated that Davide Ballardini won’t be Genoa Coach next year, as reports suggest Fabio Liverani will be.
Clarence Seedorf’s agent has denied that the Botafogo midfielder has had any approach from former side Milan about becoming their Coach.
Javier Zanetti has reflected on Massimo Moratti selling Inter, rumours that he didn’t get along with Andrea Stramaccioni and on his dressing room influence.
Alessandro Del Piero will be heading out to Brazil for the Confederations Cup, having signed on as a television commentator.
Sixty six young hopefuls looking to break into Italian football will take part in a contest to win a contract with Parma and Lecce.
Milan Channel director Mauro Suma has claimed that Napoli tried this summer to sign Max Allegri as their replacement for Walter Mazzarri.

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