NEWS

Real Madrid have edged ahead of Chelsea in the race to sign Douglas Maicon from Inter, reports are suggesting.
Roma’s search for a new right-back has led them to Sao Paulo defender Ivan Piris, reports the Corriere dello Sport.
Napoli are in pole position to sign Andrea Poli after his expected move from Sampdoria to Inter collapsed.
The agent of Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic has insisted that Serie A will lose its last great player when his client completes a move to Paris Saint-Germain.
Juventus have opened talks with the agent of Gianluigi Buffon regarding a contract extension in Turin.
Former Torino boss Gianni De Biasi is sure that Angelo Ogbonna – a possible replacement at Milan for Thiago Silva – will be a future star.
Greek club Olympiacos are showing an interest in available Roma midfielder Leandro Greco, reports suggest.
Lorenzo Insigne is hoping to make a dream start to the season with Napoli. “I want to score against Juventus.”
Porto boss Vitor Pereira has tightened his grip on Rolando after the latter was linked with a move to Italian giants Milan.
Milan legend Cesare Maldini has criticised his former club for their decision to sell Thiago Silva – and possibly Zlatan Ibrahimovic – to Paris Saint-Germain.
Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti is clearly delighted after his club assured him the services of Milan stopper Thiago Silva.
Sampdoria have distanced themselves from reports that they want Palermo midfielder Giulio Migliaccio.
Sampdoria are on the verge of completing a deal for Fiorentina full-back Lorenzo De Silvestri, reports are suggesting.
Reports in Italy are gathering pace that Fiorentina are close to signing Udinese attacking midfielder Juan Guillermo Cuadrado.
Juventus have turned down an offer from Paris Saint-Germain for Arturo Vidal, it is being claimed.
The Gazzetta dello Sport are reporting that Inter’s Giampaolo Pazzini is on the transfer wish-list of Werder Bremen.
Tottenham are pondering the option of making a bid for discarded Inter goalkeeper Julio Cesar, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Veteran defender Juan insists that Roma will always remain in his heart after leaving Italy for a return to Brazil.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Milan have confirmed this evening that they have sold defender Thiago Silva to Paris Saint-Germain for a reported €42m.
Rodney Strasser has been ruled out for two to three months for Milan after fracturing his ankle during pre-season.
Pippo Inzaghi has reportedly declared that he hopes to agree a deal to return to former club Atalanta this summer.
David Di Michele has been presented to the media today as a Chievo player, after completing his free transfer to the Veronese.
Samuele Longo is delighted to be training with Inter’s senior side this pre-season and has promised to do everything possible to stay there.
An intermediary agent involved in Milan’s January talks to sign Carlos Tevez has denied that the club are back in for the striker, but he hasn’t closed the door.
Santos have denied that they are preparing a move for former striker Robinho, who has been linked with a departure this summer.
Udinese began their pre-season with an in-depth news conference detailing their ambitions to improve their stadium and boost their season-ticket sales.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent Mino Raiola has just finished a third day of negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain over a possible transfer from Milan.
Paolo De Ceglie is taking nothing for granted at Juventus next season and welcomes the increased competition for places.
Pescara President Daniele Sebastiani has explained the latest on Marco Verratti’s future, reiterating that only Paris Saint-Germain are negotiating.
Valon Behrami has denied that he is on the verge of leaving Fiorentina for Napoli this weekend. “My future? We shall see…”
Parma’s staff are on message that they may have lost Sebastian Giovinco this summer and have survival as a priority, but they remain a strong side.
Brazilian defender Juan has 99 per cent agreed to join Internacional this summer, reveals his agent, as he finalises a departure from Roma.
Goalkeeper Cristiano Lupatelli has joined Fiorentina on a one-year contract, but it does not block La Viola’s move for Emiliano Viviano.
Parma have confirmed the outright sale of midfielder Francesco Valiani to Serie A rivals Siena this summer.

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