NEWS

Milan defender Mario Yepes could be heading back to Verona, as he offered his services to Hellas.
Andrea Barzagli insists Mario Balotelli “has nothing to apologise for” after a Twitter rant and the striker shows his softer side.
Florentino Perez reveals his greatest regret: “I wasn’t able to bring Francesco Totti to Real Madrid.”
The Rio de Janeiro stadium Italy are meant to train in from tomorrow is still closed due to structural problems.
Inter have reportedly offered Ezequiel Schelotto to Genoa in exchange for Alberto Gilardino, as talks with Bologna hit problems.
Daniele De Rossi sniped at Roma’s on-going confusion. “They’ll find a new Coach sooner or later.”
Juventus director Beppe Marotta confirms talks with Real Madrid for Gonzalo Higuain are blocked “until they have a new Coach.”
Dejan Stankovic seems set to leave Inter after nine years to continue his career in Canada.
Reports from the Madrid summit claim Real agreed to instalment payments for Gonzalo Higuain, but Juventus must raise their €22m bid.
Lorenzo Insigne “had a real scare,” but his injury should not rule him out of Italy’s European Under-21 Championship semi-final.
Ciro Ferrara and Christian Vieri are both confident Carlo Ancelotti is the right man for Real Madrid.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli is meeting Real Madrid President Florentino Perez today to discuss Gonzalo Higuain.
Juventus and Lazio have still not decided where to play the Italian Super Cup, though Toronto seems to be taking the lead.
Spanish media report Alexis Sanchez is now closer to Inter after the arrival of Neymar at Barcelona.
Miroslav Klose celebrated his 35th birthday by committing to Lazio, even if “we’re not ready for the Champions League.”
Italy legend Roberto Baggio praised Cesare Prandelli for his “great work” ahead of the Confederations Cup.
It’s claimed Milan have approached Bologna with a €10m offer for Alessandro Diamanti, but there is a July 15 deadline.
The Corriere dello Sport is confident Roma have agreed terms with Lille Coach Rudi Garcia.
There are conflicting reports over whether Albanian defender Mergim Mavraj has announced a move to Lazio.
Inter are transforming the squad under new boss Walter Mazzarri with bids for Aleksandar Kolarov and Danilo D’Ambrosio.
Fabio Liverani will be appointed Genoa Coach next week and insists experience isn’t an issue. “I’ve been in football for 25 years.”
Roma are close to signing Mehdi Benatia from Udinese, offering €6.5m plus co-ownership of Andrea Bertolacci.
Milan are set to fight Fiorentina on the transfer market for Chievo striker Cyril Thereau.
Gianluigi Buffon is already looking to next season with Juventus. “I’d like to win the trophy I haven’t won yet...”
It’s rumoured Kevin-Prince Boateng wants a Chelsea move, but Jose Mourinho warned “he had more hairstyles than goals.”
Stevan Jovetic told La Gazzetta dello Sport “I gave my all to Fiorentina, but Antonio Conte could help me grow at Juventus.”
Vladimir Petkovic is confident Lazio are strengthening. “Hernanes and Federico Marchetti stay, while Felipe Anderson isn’t our only buy.”
Riccardo Saponara had been “dreaming of this goal” after scoring in Italy’s Under-21 4-0 demolition of Israel.
Juventus are travelling to Madrid today amid reports they’re close to completing a €24m swoop for Gonzalo Higuain.
Manchester City have reportedly offered €25m cash plus Carlos Tevez for Milan starlet Stephan El Shaarawy.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Laurent Blanc has confirmed “I will not be the next Coach of Roma, even if I had talks with the club.”
Lorenzo Insigne avoided a fracture and should be available for the European Championship semi-final.
Manolo Gabbiadini scored twice in Italy’s 4-0 win over Israel and warned “we want to win the Euros.”
Coach Devis Mangia is waiting for news on Lorenzo Insigne’s injury and celebrating Italy’s qualification for the European Under-21 Championship semi-finals.

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