NEWS

Napoli have drawn up a list of defensive targets to bolster their backline ahead of the new season, with Martin Skrtel at number one.
Philippe Mexes has insisted that Milan will fight for the Scudetto next season with the help of Mario Balotelli.
Jackson Marinez’s agent will meet with Napoli sporting director Riccardo Bigon, reports in the Italian media have claimed.
Catania striker Alejandro Gomez is on the verge of a move to Metalist Kharkiv, according to reports, but Genoa will try to hijack the deal.
Former Fiorentina Coach Emiliano Mondonico believes that the Viola will fight Juventus for the Scudetto next season.
Atalanta sporting director Pierpaolo Marino believes that the club have made additions that will stand them in good stead next term.
Milan vice-President Adriano Galliani has admitted that a deal to sign Matias Silvestre is in progress.
Napoli have confirmed that they have cancelled tonight’s schedule ‘celebration’ due to the bus crash which has killed at least 37 people near Irpinia.
Sampdoria sporting director Rinaldo Sagramola has insisted that the club are not interested in signing Innocent Emeghara.
Chievo Verona don’t expect to do a deal for Inter’s Ezequiel Schelotto until the second half of August.
Inter have made no move to sign Saphir Taider this summer, Bologna official Roberto Zanzi has underlined.
Andrea Barzagli insists the arrival of Angelo Ogbonna will provide extra motivation for Juventus’ defenders.
Newly promoted Verona are showing an interest in Pescara goalkeeper Ivan Pelizzoli, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Fiorentina will hold talks with the agent of Adem Ljajic on Wednesday in an effort to renew his contract.
Pepe Reina was hoping to sign a new contract with Liverpool until he was told that they were sending him to Napoli.
Big spending Napoli are again being linked with a La Liga player – this time Barcelona forward Alexis Sanchez.
Gigi Buffon believes he is now part of an even more competitive Juventus, but he expects a real fight for the Scudetto in 2013-14.
The fixtures for the 2013-14 Serie A season will finally be drawn up this evening.
Livorno are attempting to add Olympiacos’ Leandro Greco and Inter youngster Samuele Longo to their squad by the end of this week.
Fiorentina’s Borja Valero has congratulated arch-rivals Juventus for their successful swoop of Fernando Llorente.
Serie A side Fiorentina are reportedly in talks with Cagliari about signing Michael Agazzi and Radja Nainggolan.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Alessandro Matri and Fabio Quagliarella are considering improved offers from Everton and Norwich respectively.
Torino are close to finalising deals for striker Marcelo Larrondo and defender Faouzi Ghoulam.
Napoli are showing an interest in River Plate’s Colombian defender Eder Alvarez Balanta.
Parma general manager Pietro Leonardo insists “there have been no offers” for Jonathan Biabiany and Gabriel Paletta.
Nicola Pozzi scored the decider when Sampdoria scraped a 1-0 victory over Lega Pro side Bra.
Galatasaray play Napoli tomorrow and Fatih Terim can see “they want to win this season.”
With Daniele Bonera out for three months, it’s reported Milan are in talks for Inter defender Matias Silvestre.
Marco Van Basten trusts Juventus are “ready to win in Europe too,” but Milan have “a few problems with money.”
Daniele Bonera is out for up to three months after fracturing his right knee-cap, while Robinho is also badly injured.
Italy international Marco Verratti has officially extended his contract with PSG until 2018, ending links with Napoli and Fiorentina.
CKSA Moscow slammed Milan for their Keisuke Honda bid. “We’ve had better offers and they can’t treat us like losers.”
Malaga and Valencia have joined Tottenham and Inter in the race for Roma striker Marco Borriello.
Massimo Gobbi reveals Antonio Cassano is settling in well and working hard at Parma, “though he loves to joke around too.”

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