NEWS

Napoli crushed Greek champions Olympiacos 3-0 at the San Paolo in their final pre-season friendly with Marek Hamsik among those on target.
Zdenek Zeman is confident “Daniele De Rossi will stay” and the Manchester City target organised a Press conference for Tuesday.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has confirmed “there are negotiations in place” with Inter for Antonio Cassano and Giampaolo Pazzini.
Siena swept through to the Fourth Round of the Coppa Italia after Gaetano D’Agostino’s brace helped them beat Vicenza 4-2.
Despite a Robinho brace, Juventus beat Milan 3-2 at San Siro to lift the Trofeo Berlusconi with Alessandro Matri.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, Michael Bradley and Mattia Destro scored in Roma’s win over Aris Salonika, but all eyes were on Manchester City target Daniele De Rossi at the Olimpico.
Milan take on Juventus in tonight’s Trofeo Berlusconi, but Antonio Cassano has been left out and Sebastian Giovinco starts.
Catania have put a sudden stop to talks for Uruguayan defender Alexis Rolin. “He is out of our economic reach.”
There are growing reports that Inter and Milan have started serious negotiations for an Antonio Cassano exchange with Giampaolo Pazzini.
Stefano Colantuono is “not getting too excited” by Atalanta’s Coppa Italia win against Padova.
“I chose Roma for the good of my career,” explained new Brazilian signing Marquinhos as he leaves Corinthians.
Serbian media claim Juventus are in talks for 20-year-old Red Star Belgrade defender Nikola Maksimovic.
Giuseppe Sannino shelves Palermo’s Coppa Italia victory and is already looking ahead to Napoli. “We have a week to prepare.”
Serie A may seem to be going through a period of austerity, but more has been spent on transfers than in Spain, Germany, France and Russia this season.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has finally confirmed the rumours on the Napoli benchwarmer. “We are thinking about Edu Vargas.”
Siena have made an offer to Manchester City for young striker John Guidetti, who spent last season at Feyenoord.
Antonio Conte’s appeal against his 10-month ban begins tomorrow and the Juventus Coach’s lawyer points out they are “seeking to completely clear his name.”
Lazio are reportedly in talks with Hamburg to reinforce their defence with full-back Dennis Aogo.
Bologna have reportedly set the price-tag for Southampton to sign Gaston Ramirez - €15m in two instalments.
Ciro Ferrara admits “it hurts” to be eliminated on penalties after Sampdoria’s Coppa Italia adventure ended at the first hurdle.
Juventus have reportedly raised their offer for Fernando Llorente to €18m after Athletic Bilbao hesitated.
Giampaolo Pazzini is linked with swap deals for Antonio Cassano or Walter Gargano, but insists “I am waiting for the best option.”
There are conflicting reports in Italy as to whether or not Daniele De Rossi and Roma are willing to accept Manchester City’s £35m offer.
In a shock twist, Tuttosport claims Juventus will swoop for Inter’s Douglas Maicon if Stephan Lichtsteiner joins PSG.
Italian newspapers claim Fiorentina turned down a Manchester City offer for Stevan Jovetic this weekend.
Andrea Stramaccioni expects more Inter signings this summer and insists Douglas Maicon “is the best in the world, but we’ll have to see what happens.”
Vincenzo Montella was impressed with Fiorentina’s Coppa Italia win against Novara, although “we are a work in progress.”
Catania are thought to be on the verge of securing Nacional Montevideo defender Alexis Rolin for €5m, but the agent warns “it’s not concluded yet.”
Inter could’ve signed Lucas Moura for €25m “several weeks ago,” reveals his agent after a €44.5m transfer to PSG.
Parma boosted pre-season confidence with a 3-1 victory over Greek side Panionios as Dorlan Pabon bagged a hat-trick.
Birthday boy Esteban Cambiasso and a Rodrigo Palacio brace allowed Inter to crush Tunisian side Club Athletique Bizertin 3-0.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sampdoria and Genoa crashed out of the Coppa Italia on penalties, Catania and Cagliari squeezed through, but Chievo were on song and Torino won a six-goal thriller with Lecce.
Marquinhos is setting out for Roma and his brother claims Zdenek Zeman assured “he could play on September 2 against Inter.”
Fiorentina are through to the Fourth Round of the Coppa Italia after a 2-0 victory over Novara.

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