NEWS

Pescara are celebrating after they were completely exonerated in the betting scandal. “Our behaviour was impeccable.”
Parma have unveiled their shirt numbers for the 2012-13 season, as Amauri takes back the 11 jersey and Ishak Belfodil has 9.
Lazio fell to a humiliating 3-0 defeat against newly-promoted Torino in today’s surprising summer friendly.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli expressed “deep sadness” after Antonio Conte, Simone Pepe and Leonardo Bonucci were charged in the betting scandal.
Spanish media claim Milan have presented their first offer to Real Madrid for Kaka, worth €13m.
Julio Cesar could be the latest Inter player to have his contract terminated so he can be free to join a Premier League club.
Zdenek Zeman enjoyed Roma’s victory over Liverpool last night and says he “expects great things of Francesco Totti.”
Fabio Capello is “very proud to be the Coach of the Russian national team. Russia have great potential.”
Antonio Conte’s lawyer admits the Juventus Coach could offer a plea bargain after he was charged with failing to report attempted match-fixes.
The agent of Sergio Floccari claims he has no idea where his client will be playing his football next season.
Ezequiel Lavezzi has revealed that he once rejected the opportunity to possibly join Chelsea or Liverpool in order to stay at Napoli.
The Emiliano Viviano transfer saga may finally be coming to an end after further talks between Palermo and Inter.
Sebastian Giovinco has admitted that he did think that his Juventus career had come to an end.
Former Milan ace Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been described as a “monster” by new teammate Jeremy Menez.
Paris Saint-Germain have not been in touch with Milan’s Italian international Ignazio Abate, says his agent.
The agent of Marco Verratti has defended the young Italian’s decision to leave the peninsula for Paris Saint-Germain.
Milan have revealed their official shirt numbers for 2012-13 and Kaka’s old No 22 is still up for grabs…
Fiorentina insist that they have not done a deal for Matias Fernandez, but the Sporting Lisbon player is a target.
Palermo have confirmed that Roma have joined Napoli in the chase to sign Italian left-back Federico Balzaretti.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte will face sporting charges of allegedly failing to report attempts to fix two Siena games.
Bologna have announced that they have re-signed Cesare Natali after his contract at Fiorentina expired.
Another day and another Serie A player is linked with Zenit St Petersburg – this time it is Genoa’s Alexander Merkel.
Roma have collected an impressive 2-1 win against Liverpool in a Boston friendly played at Fenway Park.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Udinese, Palermo, Chievo, Atalanta, Bologna, Pescara and Cagliari were in action for today’s friendlies.
Lazio were surprisingly beaten 1-0 by Siena in a pre-season friendly, as Marcelo Larrondo got the winning goal.
Marco Rigoni sent a goodbye message to his “family” at Novara after completing the move to Chievo. “I will never forget.”
Ignazio Abate returns from Euro 2012 duty to find a much-changed Milan, but is certain “by August 31 we will be competitive.”
Parma have reportedly secured Gonzalo Mastriani, ‘the new Edinson Cavani,’ on a five-year contract from Club Atletico Cerro.
Antonio Di Natale is not concerned by the many changes at Udinese and hopes to get another chance in the Italy shirt.
Stephan El Shaarawy is “happy to have renewed” his contract with Milan for another five years and notes it’d be “a dream” if Kaka joined him.
Spartak Moscow Coach Unai Emery has denied reports they’ve made a bid for Juventus outcast Felipe Melo. “We cannot afford him.”
Inter goalkeeper Julio Cesar is heading for the Premier League, as Tottenham and Arsenal battle for his signature.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has been banned from entering a football stadium for six months as a result of a sporting fraud conviction.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete believes the financial crisis in Italian football “can be an opportunity to get the best out of young players.”

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