NEWS

Carlo Ancelotti has ruled himself out of being the new Italy Coach but is sure there will be time for him to do the job in the future.
Patrick Vieira has slammed Italian clubs’ decision to vote in Carlo Tavecchio as the new FIGC President, accusing them of not fighting racism.
Sampdoria confirm they have signed goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano from newly promoted Serie A side Palermo.
Fiorentina’s Borja Valero has set his sights on the Viola achieving Champions League qualification this season.
New FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio has held preliminary talks with Antonio Conte regarding the Italy coaching position.
It is reported that Antonio Candreva is close to agreeing a new contract to remain at Lazio.
Patrice Evra is delighted to be working with Carlos Tevez again at Juventus, describing his former Manchester United teammate as like a brother.
Carlo Tavecchio admits that the FIGC are working towards finding Italy’s next Coach, but that reports of talks with Antonio Conte are not accurate.
Morgan De Sanctis says that Roma at this moment have a squad capable of battling on three fronts and going for the Scudetto.
Morgan De Sanctis backs Mehdi Benatia as ‘a model professional’ and asserts that history shows if Roma lose him, they can still push forward.
Vojislav Stankovic’s agent has confirmed an offer has arrived from Lazio, but that Partizan Belgrade have over-priced the player.
Interested parties reportedly have until August 20 to finalise any deal for Juan Cuadrado, before Fiorentina take him off the market.
Alberto Aquilani’s future at Fiorentina remains in the balance, with it suggested that talks over a new contract are no longer ongoing.
Claudio Lotito has reflected on his ‘month-and-a-half’ away from Lazio, and his ambitions to win back angry Aquile supporters.
Verona are the latest club said to be interested in trying to sign Frederik Sorensen from Juventus this summer.
Former FIGC and CONI President Franco Carraro admits that Carlo Tavecchio may not be ‘ideal’, but suggests he is still ‘the best option’.
Any talks between Milan and Napoli for Blerim Dzemaili are expected to continue for a fair while yet, having reportedly begun yesterday.
Walter Mazzarri has apparently warned his Inter players to shape up for their final pre-season match, ahead of then entering the Europa League.
Keita Balde Diao is reportedly attracting interest this summer from Liverpool again, but Lazio for now are holding firm.
The Gazzetta dello Sport suggest that Genoa face late competition from Palermo for Inter defender Matias Silvestre.
Napoli are reportedly still in daily talks with Manchester United over Marouane Fellaini, even as a gap of between €2m and €3m still exists.
Napoli are reportedly on the verge of agreeing final terms with Swansea City over the sale of defender Federico Fernandez.
New FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio may make contact with Antonio Conte over the vacant Italy post as early as today.
Napoli have listed 22 players in their squad for the Champions League Play-off round affair with Athletic Bilbao.
Diego Lopez has described his move to Milan as ‘a big step’ as he and Pablo Armero undergo medicals on Tuesday morning.
Marko Marin is expected to formalise his temporary move from Chelsea to Fiorentina during the course of today.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fiorentina continued their good pre-season form by beating Spanish second division side Real Betis 2-1 this evening.
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez declared himself pleased with his team despite their 2-1 loss to PSG this evening.
Napoli have been beaten 2-1 by PSG as they continue preparations for their Champions League play-off with Athletic Bilbao.
Inter have submitted a squad of 28 players for their Europa League play-off against Icelandic side Stjarnan.
The agent of Ibrahima Mbaye has confirmed his client has signed a new contract with Inter but will now move to Genoa on loan.
Parma Coach Roberto Donadoni admits his side will have a hard job replicating last season, when they finished sixth in Serie A.
Athletic midfielder Benat Extebarria admits his side would have preferred to avoid Napoli in the Champions League draw.
It has been announced that Inter’s Europa League play-off first leg with Stjarnan will now be played on Wednesday August 20.

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