NEWS

Massimiliano Allegri saw his Milan side close their pre-season tour of America with a heavy defeat to Real Madrid, prompting a warning.
Paris Saint-Germain completed the signing of Brazilian youngster Lucas Moura overnight for a fee of €45m.
Real Madrid thrashed Milan 5-1 in New York yesterday, ending Massimiliano Allegri’s winning streak in pre-season.
New Fiorentina goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano has suffered a potentially serious injury to his left knee in a friendly yesterday.
Former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel could be set for a move to Fiorentina, says his agent Winnie Haatrecht.
Today's front-page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Devis Mangia has named his first Italy Under-21 squad after replacing Ciro Ferrara in the role and calls up Lorenzo Insigne and Alessandro Florenzi.
Mauricio Isla sees similarities between himself and former Coach Marcelo Bielsa also inherent in his new Coach at Juventus, Antonio Conte.
Andrea Stramaccioni believes that Inter are incomplete going into their Europa League qualifying round second leg, but is unconcerned at this time.
Fabrizio Miccoli has relaxed again at Palermo and believes that he will sign a new contract with the club by next summer.
Villarreal have confirmed that Colombian defender Cristian Zapata has left them to join Milan on a reported season long loan deal.
Sebastian Giovinvo returns to Juventus for 2012-13 as a new type of player, so he says, and one that cares more about scoring goals than setting them up.
Federico Balzaretti reflects that joining Roma was the right move at the right time and also reveals the truth behind Paris Saint-Germain’s interest.
Reports in Manchester have Arsenal forward Robin Van Persie as flying in today to complete a surprise transfer to Manchester United.
Milan are reportedly on the verge of completing a deal for Colombian defender Cristian Zapata, with the player already in Italy undergoing a medical.
The Gazzetta dello Sport believe that Antonio Conte is almost certainly going to be handed an initial 10-month ban from football.
Reports this afternoon suggest that Roma and Milan are interested in swapping Marco Borriello and Antonio Cassano.
Francesco Totti and his medical specialist have reassured fans that the suspected injury suffered on his ankle is nothing serious.
Galatasaray are reportedly on the verge of finalising terms with Juventus for the transfer of midfielder Felipe Melo.
Juventus are reportedly back to considering Stevan Jovetic as their prime target this summer, as the route to Robin Van Persie fades.
Despite reaching the European Championship Final this summer, Cesare Prandelli’s Italy are still ranked sixth in the world.
Francesco Totti has handed Roma an injury scare this pre-season as he is forced to visit a specialist over his ankle injury.
Mathieu Flamini sympathises with Robin Van Persie’s contract situation at Arsenal and advises his former teammate to take the best option for himself.
Inter target Lucas Moura has all but confirmed that he will be joining Paris Saint-Germain in January 2013.
There are reports today that Juventus hold the edge in the race for Federico Peluso, but will only make a move once Reto Ziegler is sold.
Milan are reportedly close to completing a deal with Caen for their young French striker M’baye Niang.
A deal between Lazio and Genoa for the transfer of defender Andreas Granqvist has been agreed, with only the player’s contract to be finalised.
As contract talks between Mauro Zarate and Lazio reportedly stall, rumours of a move elsewhere are set to return, with Galatasaray reportedly prepared.
Juventus are reportedly considering a move for Athletic Bilbao’s Fernando Llorente this summer, as he also stalls on a new contract.
Former Italian international Enzo Maresca has declared that he wants to return to Italy, even if he doesn’t hold a high opinion of Serie A.
Former Roma loanee Simon Kjaer could reject a return to Italy in favour of joining Manchester City, claim reports.
Milan and Juventus target Edin Dzeko has conceded that his future at Manchester City depends on whether the big-spending club sign another striker.
Inter’s search for an attacking midfielder could see them bid for Paris-Saint Germain’s Nene, according to French newspaper Le Parisien.
Milan are interested in Schalke defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos but face stiff competition from Real Madrid and Anzhi Makhachkala.
Reports in Italy suggest that Milan are struggling to negotiate a deal with Real Madrid due to two economic barriers.

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