NEWS

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.
Genoa and Roma are due to meet tomorrow to discuss exchanging Marco Borriello with Alberto Gilardino.
Serie A new boys Livorno are eager to take Brazilian Dodò on loan from Roma this season.
Robinho’s lawyer confirms negotiations continue with Santos, but “I cannot rule out his stay at Milan.”
Sebastien Frey is heading for Turkish club Bursaspor, but Udinese are also an option for the Genoa goalkeeper.
Inter have officially signed Marco Andreolli and Hugo Campagnaro, although the deals have been in place for months.
Napoli will play Porto and Arsenal in the Emirates Cup on August 3 and 4 in London.
Newly-promoted Sassuolo are said to be preparing a swoop for Paraguay international Lucas Barrios.
Reports continue to suggest Manchester City are in talks with Roma over Pablo Daniel Osvaldo.
Barcelona are determined to poach Marquinhos from Roma and reportedly increased their offer to €32m.
Parma have signed several new young players, including Lazar Petkovic, Filip Jankovic, Soufiane Bidaoui and Pedro Mendes.
Adriano Galliani confirmed talks continue for Robinho to Santos and “Adem Ljajic has characteristics that suit Milan.”
Dejan Stankovic has officially terminated his contract with Inter and wrote a touching open letter to his fans.
Atalanta have officially bought out 50 per cent of midfielder Luca Cigarini from Napoli.
Roma are continuing to resist all offers for Marquinhos, even after PSG and Barcelona raised bids to €25m.
Emanuele Giaccherini’s agent assured he will “stay at Juventus” despite interest from the Premier League.

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