NEWS

“Stevan Jovetic is off the market and Fiorentina will sign a new striker,” confirmed director of sport Daniele Prade ahead of today’s season debut.
Roberto Donadoni is without Amauri for tonight’s Juventus encounter, but hopes Parma can step it up for “the atmosphere of the big occasion.”
Francesco Guidolin assures Udinese “are concentrated” on facing Fiorentina today despite the Champions League play-off distraction.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
The Serie B 2012-13 season has begun with a 1-1 draw between Modena and Hellas Verona.
It is now official that Napoli have signed Omar El Kaddouri from Brescia. “He is an important player for the present and future,” said Aurelio De Laurentiis.
“Julio Cesar’s transfer to Queens Park Rangers is very probable,” said Inter’s transfer intermediary Kia Joorabchian.
There are reports Douglas Maicon’s agent is meeting with Real Madrid tomorrow to discuss the Inter right-back’s future.
Maxi Lopez might not get the chance to face his former teammates, as the Sampdoria striker is likely to miss the trip to Milan on Sunday.
Lucio is out of Saturday’s Juventus-Parma clash, but Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Pirlo make their comebacks.
Fiorentina open the Serie A season on Saturday against Udinese, but Vincenzo Montella insists “the team is not yet complete.”
Thiago Silva admits he was truly torn when leaving Milan for PSG and is “stunned” by Antonio Cassano’s move to rivals Inter.
In an unexpected twist, Luis Muriel is in the Udinese squad travelling to face Fiorentina in Saturday’s Serie A season opener.
Highly promising Caen striker M'Baye Niang is close to completing a loan move to Milan, after the French outfit reportedly accepted an offer this morning.
Amauri and Raffaele Palladino will not be able to face former club Juventus, as they are out of Parma’s squad travelling to Turin.
Bologna President Albano Guaraldi warns talks with Southampton have collapsed, even if “Gaston Ramirez threatened me and said he won’t play here anymore.”
Massimo Carrera hopes to maintain his 100 per cent record when filling in for Antonio Conte as Juventus take on Parma, but aimed another sideswipe at Walter Mazzarri.
Giampaolo Pazzini reveals how his exchange with Antonio Cassano came about. “You can’t say no to Milan.”
Walter Mazzarri’s touchline ban has been revoked on appeal, but Goran Pandev, Andrea Dossena and Juan Camilo Zuniga remain suspended for Napoli.
There are reports Milan are set to sign Denilson from Arsenal, which would mean him scrapping a loan to Sao Paolo.
Udinese have sent Gabriele Angella, Fernando Forestieri and Neuton to sister club Watford on season long loan deals.
This morning it was only a rumour, but Brescia starlet Omar El Kaddouri’s move to Napoli has now been confirmed, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
The FIGC have announced which referees will be presiding over the action in the opening round of Serie A season 2012-13 this weekend.
Alessandro Diamanti has explained the thinking behind his signing of a long term contract at Bologna.
Formerly linked with Inter, Porto defender Rolando is now said to be interesting Lazio.
Alvaro Pereira has arrived in Milan and spoken of his delight at signing for Inter.
New boys Sampdoria are close to completing the capture of Danish fullback Simon Poulsen from AZ Alkmaar.
Giampaolo Pazzini has been described as the player Milan needed by new teammate Mario Yepes.
Serie B side Lanciano have claimed that they will sign Nicola Leali – but only after Juventus’ Week 1 game against Parma.
Genoa are the latest club to have been offered Marco Borriello by Roma, reports Il Secolo XIX.
Genoa have confirmed that they have agreed to sell Davide Biondini to Atalanta. “It was a painful decision.”
Spanish club Rayo Vallecano want to take playmaker Franco Vazquez on a one-year loan deal from Palermo.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri allegedly threatened to resign over his club’s bid to net Ze Eduardo from Genoa, reports La Repubblica.
Napoli could hijack Genoa’s bid to sign Omar El Kaddouri from Serie B side Brescia, according to reports.
There is confusion over whether Atalanta’s Federico Peluso is really wanted by Palermo following some contradicting statements.

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