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Gianluigi Buffon is reportedly ready to sign a new contract tying him to Juventus until June 2016.
In a shock interview, FIFA agent Fabio Parisi claims “Juventus have had a signed contract with Robin Van Persie for some time locked in a desk.”
Fiorentina have officially signed Emiliano Viviano and Francesco Della Rocca from Palermo after lengthy negotiations.
The trial into the betting scandal begins today with Antonio Conte preparing a plea bargain and Leonardo Bonucci eager to push for lesser charges.
Federico Balzaretti is heading towards Roma, but Lazio President Claudio Lotito reveals he was “dragged into” the transfer gossip to force their hand.
Cesena defender Guillermo Rodriguez will reportedly undergo a medical today with newly-promoted Torino.
Lazio Coach Vladimir Petkovic is ready to face Galatasaray and admits he tried to sign Burak Yilmaz, “but he wanted to end his career in Turkey.”
Andrea Stramaccioni admits he is still “protected” by President Massimo Moratti in the chaos of Inter as he prepares for the Europa League preliminary round.
Milan’s problems over Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa mean the club is returning to Cagliari for Davide Astori instead.
Andrea Ranocchia has hit back at transfer speculation linking him with Juventus. “I have a contract with Inter until 2015 and I intend to respect it.”
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirms Lorenzo Insigne renewed his contract and “Federico Balzaretti didn’t want to come to Napoli. Roma can have him.”
Reports in Italy suggest Fiorentina directors will meet with Liverpool on Wednesday to discuss Alberto Aquilani.
The battle between Milan and Montpellier drags on, as it’s reported Adriano Galliani has scrapped his trip for talks about Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo’s agent has confirmed “it’s possible he will leave Roma. Many clubs are interested, including Inter.”
“Many clubs are interested” in young Juventus talent Ouasim Buoy, said his agent, as the player considers a loan spell.
Julio Cesar has come out to deny he wrote any farewell message to Inter fans. “It was not my Facebook page.”
Inter are thought to be preparing a bid for Bayer Leverkusen striker Andre Schurrle as a cheaper alternative to Lucas Moura and Gaston Ramirez.
Alexandre Pato insists he is “happy at Milan” and hopes Pippo Inzaghi’s old Number 9 jersey can bring him luck.
Fiorentina director of sport Daniele Pradè has assured fans they “will build a team capable of playing good football,” including Alessio Cerci and Stevan Jovetic.
Yuto Nagatomo is confident Inter “are ready for the Europa League game with Hajduk Split” on Thursday.
Udinese President Franco Soldati has opened the door for Juventus and Napoli target Pablo Armero. “He is the only player on the market.”
Samir Handanovic has effectively pushed Julio Cesar out of Inter and reveals he’d “never want to find myself in his shoes.”
Juventus are reportedly ready to offer £20m to Arsenal for Robin Van Persie, plus a contract worth £190,000 per week.
Modibo Diakite’s agent denies reports of Juventus making a bid for the Lazio defender. “It could be true, seeing as his contract expires in 2013.”
Antonio Di Natale reveals he turned down Milan, but “I wouldn’t leave Udinese even for Real Madrid.”
Valencia have officially agreed a deal for Milan defender Didac Vila, pending a medical, announced the club.
Gennaro Gattuso reveals he left Milan because “the locker room was out of control with things I’d never seen in 13 years.”
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini confirms “Roma are very close” to signing Federico Balzaretti. “He would have problems at Napoli.”
Lorenzo Insigne will wear the No 24 at Napoli this season after the Azzurri revealed their shirt numbers for 2012-13.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has conceded that the club can’t afford to spend big on the transfer market – but failed to rule out a return for Kaka.
Goran Pandev has hailed the ability of Napoli teammate Lorenzo Insigne by likening him to Barcelona sensation Lionel Messi.
Julio Cesar has confirmed that he is on the verge of leaving Inter after being frozen out of the club’s plans.
Giancarlo Antognoni has been robbed of some sentimental medals after thieves broke into his home.
Inter have named a 20-man squad for their Europa League tie against Hajduk Split and there is no Douglas Maicon.

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