NEWS

Reports are emerging that Catania have agreed to release Vincenzo Montella from his contract, freeing the Coach to join Fiorentina.
Zdenek Zeman is officially the new Roma Coach, with confirmation now arrived that he has signed a two-year deal with the Giallorossi.
Claudio Marchisio is cautiously optimistic for Italy in the face of playing Spain at the weekend, knocking down suggestions of a repeat of the last World Cup.
Italy let a two-goal lead slide away to the Republic of Ireland in Monday afternoon’s European Under-21 Championship qualifying match.
Italy’s injury fears for Euro 2012 have taken another turn for the worse as Mario Balotelli was reportedly forced to abandon Monday’s training session.
The dates for the 2012-13 Serie A season have been announced, with the competition beginning on the weekend of August 25-26 and ending on May 19.
Ignazio Abate is confident that Italy will have a good European Championship despite Friday’s 3-0 friendly loss to Russia.
Andrea Barzagli could potentially be ruled out of the 2012 European Championship after the Italian picked up an injury.
Gian Piero Gasperini has confirmed that he will hold talks with Pescara regarding the vacant coaching role at the Serie A new boys.
Gaetano D’Agostino says he wants to continue playing for Siena despite the possible option of a switch to hometown club Palermo.
The agent of Thiago Silva has underlined that his client has no intention of quitting Italian giants Milan this summer.
Italy’s Group C opponents Croatia have been dealt a blow after Ivica Olic was ruled out of Euro 2012.
Serie A side Cagliari have revealed how much it will take on the transfer market to sign Radja Nainggolan.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri is convinced that he’ll still be coaching the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alexandre Pato and Thiago Silva next term.
Emanuele Giaccherini says he will do whatever Italy boss Cesare Prandelli may ask of him at Euro 2012.
Chievo Verona have insisted that Francesco Acerbi’s proposed move to Milan is not a done deal.
The Corriere dello Sport claims that Fiorentina have netted Argentine defender Facundo Roncaglia.
Arsenal’s Robin Van Persie has refused to go into any detail about reported transfer links with Juventus.
Inter stopper Andrea Ranocchia has ruled out the possibility of a summer move away from the Italian giants.
Inter intend to have their own purpose-built stadium by 2016, the Corriere dello Sport is reporting.
Juventus have been placed in a group with Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Fenerbahce as they prepare to make their debut in the NextGen Series.
Valon Behrami’s commitment to Fiorentina will reportedly see him rewarded with a new contract at the Tuscan club.
Juventus’ Arturo Vidal is delighted that he marked his return to the Chilean national side with a goal.
Udinese have told Juventus that they’ll have to show some patience with regard to their courtship of Kwadwo Asamoah.
Cicinho has revealed that he will be heading back to Brazil once his contract at Roma expires at the end of this month.
Bologna boss Stefano Pioli has identified which player he wants to replace Marco Di Vaio with at the Stadio Dall’Ara.
Italian legend Sandro Mazzola accepts the national side have problems, but he wouldn’t be surprised by a semi-final spot at Euro 2012.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
It ended all square between Vicenza and Empoli in the Serie B relegation play-out, so it goes down to the second leg.
Ciro Ferrara hopes Italy can defeat the Republic of Ireland to secure qualification for the Under-21 European Championships.
Vincenzo Montella admits he’s running out of time to decide between Catania and Fiorentina. “I don’t know anything yet, nor when I will know anything.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic dreams of winning Euro 2012 with Sweden and admits he had to “clear the air” with Milan after suggesting the club had no money.
World Cup winner Marcello Lippi has given Cesare Prandelli advice on going into Euro 2012. “It reminds me of 2006.”
Fabio Capello is “ashamed” at the latest betting scandal to hit Italian football, but insists this country is “the best at prosecuting these crimes.”
Cagliari have released a statement confirming Massimo Ficcadenti will be their Coach next season as well.

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