NEWS

Amauri remains convinced about the strength of his Parma side despite their recent struggles in Serie A.
Antonio Nocerino has been surprised by his lack of playing time at Milan this season, his agent has admitted.
Napoli have made no offer to Fiorentina for Stevan Jovetic, the Tuscan giants have confirmed.
Barcelona have reacted to links with Inter’s Samir Handanovic by insisting they don’t need a new goalkeeper until 2014 at the earliest.
Genoa have named a 22-man squad for the Chievo Verona game, but Juraj Kucka is missing because of injury.
Napoli have become the latest Italian club to be paired with a move for Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo.
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri says he is unaware of any interest in his services from Roma.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Marco Verratti has silenced rumours that he could become the latest player to be represented by Mino Raiola.
Milan’s Daniele Bonera thinks it is premature to suggest that the Mario Balotelli and Stephan El Shaarawy partnership doesn’t work.
Luca Cigarini will probably remain at Atalanta for the 2013-14 campaign, his agent has commented.
Marquinhos has committed his future to Roma after playing down links with Spanish giants Barcelona.
Mauro Camoranesi would be in favour of former club Juventus re-signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Paris Saint-Germain.
Pierpaolo Marino has revealed that he tried to sign Borussia Dortmund ace Robert Lewandowski while he was Napoli’s transfer chief.
Ricky Alvarez has explained why he snubbed a move to Arsenal in favour of joining Italian giants Inter in the summer of 2011.
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Kevin Prince Boateng says he won’t let racists force him out of Milan. “I want to stay here for some time to come.”
Reto Ziegler says he was happy in Italy until he put pen to paper on a contract with giants Juventus.
Bayern Munich were in negotiations to sign Giuseppe Rossi, the Fiorentina player’s agent has revealed.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
David Luiz gave Chelsea a 2-1 win with the last kick of the game in Basel, while Fenerbahce were in tears after beating Benfica 1-0 in the Europa League semi-final first legs.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi reveals why they turned down the chance to sign Robert Lewandowski in 2010.
Bartosz Salamon is still waiting for his Milan debut, so could be handed to Torino in part-exchange for Angelo Ogbonna.
Vincenzo Montella says Fiorentina are prepared for the “mini-tournament” with Milan for Champions League qualification.
Inter captain Javier Zanetti and his family received a private audience with Pope Francis I today, handing over a Nerazzurri jersey.
Lazio are sliding down the standings, so President Claudio Lotito had dinner with key players to motivate them.
Italy Under-21 side Coach Devis Mangia urged teams to give players like Lorenzo Insigne more space in Serie A.
Fabrizio Miccoli looks to have shaken off his injury, scoring four goals in a friendly ahead of Sunday’s clash with Inter.
Juventus are preparing an €18m offer for Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben, according to the Corriere dello Sport.
Italian international Marco Verratti is said to be the subject of a €25m offer from Real Madrid to PSG.
There are several reports that Napoli have won the race to sign Internacional star Leandro Damiao for £16m, beating Tottenham.
Fiorentina legend Gabriel Batistuta flew in and said the current Viola side “are having a wonderful season.”
Luciano Spalletti brushed off reports of a job offer from Milan. “My return to Italy is impossible, as I am staying with Zenit.”
Palermo have rejected claims that Matias Silvestre could return to Sicily in the summer. “Inter have to sign him.”
Mariano Izco has extended his contract with Serie A side Catania, the club have confirmed on Thursday.
Giuseppe Rossi has moved closer to his comeback after he was given the green light to begin full training at new club Fiorentina.

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