NEWS

Porto are in pole position to sign Pescara youngster Juan Fernando Quintero, according to reports in the Italian Press.
Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic believes that his former club Fiorentina can make the Champions League next term.
Genoa defender Luca Antonelli has warned against complacency when his side face Pescara this weekend.
Sampdoria President Edoardo Garrone has admitted that he confronted the players after their 3-0 loss to Fiorentina last weekend.
Galatasaray reportedly allowed their Felipe Melo option to run out in a bid to get him at a cut-price from Juventus.
On-loan Pescara ‘keeper Mattia Perin has spoken of his desire to play in goal for parent club Genoa next season.
Flamengo have confirmed that Mattheus Oliveira is on the verge of joining Italian champions Juventus.
Check out this short film by Roma on how captain Francesco Totti and a Giallorosso fan prepared for the derby against Lazio last month.
Inter’s Javier Zanetti is in good sprits following surgery to correct his Achilles tendon injury, notes former teammate Ivan Cordoba.
Parma director general Pietro Leonardi has been left surprised by claims that Juventus are keen on Jonathan Biabiany.
Italian Under-21 boss Devis Mangia insists he isn’t thinking about a return to club football for 2013-14.
Marco Rigoni has claimed that his struggling Genoa side are too good to be relegated to Serie B.
Arturo Vidal is just three goals short of becoming Juventus’ most prolific midfielder in a single Serie A season, says the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Roma will not be bossed by Walter Mazzarri or Massimiliano Allegri next season, says Angelo Di Livio.
Mateo Kovacic, the January signing from Dinamo Zagreb, insists things can only get better at Italian giants Inter.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Real Madrid won 2-0 on the night, but could not prevent Borussia Dortmund reaching the Champions League Final 4-3 on aggregate.
The FIGC has passed a new rule banning clubs from entering Serie A if they don’t have a stadium, a response to the Cagliari Is Arenas saga.
Stephan El Shaarawy shrugged off interest from Manchester City today. “I’d like to stay at Milan for life.”
Chievo legend Sergio Pellissier had surgery on his ankle today and will be out of action for three months.
Udinese will have to do without Andrea Lazzari for three weeks after he damaged knee ligaments.
English media claim Lazio are close to signing Anderlecht midfielder Lucas Biglia, beating Inter and Liverpool.
Vincenzo Montella admits he’d like Pablo Daniel Osvaldo at Fiorentina and Roma “are a team I particularly fear.”
There are reports Stefano Mauri’s season is over due to an ankle problem, but the Lazio medics insists “it’s premature to say that.”
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly joined the race to sign Simone Zaza, beating Juventus, Milan and Napoli’s bids.
Roma will be without goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg for two weeks due to a thigh strain.
The FIGC are confident an Italy-Argentina match will be played in Rome on August 14 with Pope Francis taking the first kick.
Bologna have lost goalkeeper Gianluca Curci after tests confirmed a thigh strain, so the season may well be over.
Javier Zanetti has completed the operation on a torn Achilles tendon and the surgeon is confident the Inter captain “will certainly play again” in six months.
Italian sites are claiming Manchester United’s interest in Juventus star Claudio Marchisio will be revived this summer.
The Emilia-Romagna Derby between Parma and Bologna has been moved to a later kick-off.
President of the Italian Footballers' Association [AIC] Damiano Tommasi believes that Javier Zanetti will return from his injury.
Mattia De Sciglio has praised Massimiliano Allegri, insisting the Milan Coach helped the team 'overcome a difficult time'.
The agent of Francesco Bardi has admitted that he does not know if his client will return to Inter at the end of the season.
Josip Ilicic's agent has vehemently denied his client will look to leave Palermo in the summer.

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