NEWS

Inter boss Claudio Ranieri has the full backing of the Nerazzurri squad, says veteran defender Ivan Cordoba.
Mino Raiola says that Mario Balotelli is staying at Manchester City, while United’s Paul Pogba would only move to Italy for first team football.
Italian Under-21 international Luca Marrone has returned to full training with Juventus following injury.
Torino midfielder Stefano Guberti feels his side are encountering the same issues which are affecting city rivals Juventus in Serie A.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici was present at last night’s international friendly between Brazil and Bosnia.
Giampaolo Pazzini is looking forward to tonight’s Italian international friendly in Genoa. “I left my heart here.”
Edinson Cavani says he’s happy with life in Serie A with Napoli. “I’m already at a big club.”
Italy Under-21 boss Ciro Ferrara was delighted with his side’s performance in the 1-1 draw with France on Tuesday.
Parma boss Roberto Donadoni has slammed players who decide to celebrate goals by taking their shirt off!
Andre Villas-Boas is in pole position to be named as the new Inter boss during the summer, claims the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Italy’s Under-21 side earned a prestigious 1-1 friendly draw in France thanks to Alberto Paloschi’s header.
Fabio Borini concedes it was “curious” to go from the Under-21 side to the senior Italy squad within a matter of hours.
Alessandro Matri is in the starting XI against the USA tomorrow night and hopes Sebastian Giovinco “can help me put in a good performance.”
Inter President Massimo Moratti insists Claudio Ranieri won’t be sacked if he loses against Catania. “When you put faith in someone, you do it.”
Lazio’s injury crisis just gets worse ahead of the Rome derby, as Senad Lulic and Luciano Zauri suffered thigh strains.
Philippe Mexes picked up a three-match ban for punching Marco Borriello in the ribs, but also earned criticism from France manager Laurent Blanc.
USA Coach Jurgen Klinsmann looks forward to tomorrow’s friendly with Italy, but admits he has a different code of ethics to Cesare Prandelli.
Cesare Prandelli prepares for Italy-USA and admits he must “reconstruct the attack,” but again warns Mario Balotelli cannot keep breaking the code of ethics.
Italy will start against USA tomorrow with Sebastian Giovinco, Alessandro Matri and Angelo Ogbonna.
There is good news for Milan, as Gennaro Gattuso returned to full training with his teammates today.
The shirt numbers for Italy-USA have been announced, as Sebastian Giovinco takes the iconic Number 10 and Alessandro Matri is 9.
Carlo Ancelotti is the Coach of PSG, but admits his dream is “to be on the Roma bench,” while “we don’t know how good Mario Balotelli can get.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw the Sulley Muntari phantom goal in Milan-Juventus as “a tragedy for football,” as the controversy rages on.
Palermo’s Igor Budan sees the referee for Saturday’s clash between the Rosanero and Milan as likely to come under unparalleled pressure.
Milan centre-back Thiago Silva has denied Monday’s reports that indicated he is interested in a move to Barcelona.
Negotiations over the sale of Lecce are reportedly at an important stage this week as the prospective buyer meets for talks.
Roberto Donadoni has played down his refusal to criticise some questionable refereeing from the weekend. “I don’t care if I’m followed.”
Parma’s sporting director has suggested that Sebastian Giovinco can be considered at least equal to Napoli’s Ezequiel Lavezzi.
Massimo Moratti has ‘cleared things up’ with Claudio Ranieri, seemingly confirming the Inter Coach another stay of execution.
Gabriel Heinze understands the importance of next weekend’s Rome derby, but has a warning for his teammates. “It cannot save an entire season.”
Julio Cesar is struggling to come to terms with the crisis at Inter. “I would not wish this on my worst enemy!”
Carlo Ancelotti says he was never approached over the Roma job – but he still dreams of a capital future.
Paul Pogba won’t consider reported offers from Juventus and Milan until he’s held further talks with Manchester United.
Milan stopper Philippe Mexes has defended his actions against Juventus which led to a suspension. “I get hit too.”

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