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Senad Lulic is excited about the upcoming campaign under a new Coach. “Trust in Vladimir Petkovic, as Lazio will go far with him.”
Reports in France suggest Milan have made a €5-6m offer for Montpellier centre-back Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa.
Paolo Cannavaro can’t wait for Napoli’s campaign to get started in Beijing against Juventus. “We want the Italian Super Cup.”
Russian club Anzhi have officially denied approaching Inter for Douglas Maicon or Wesley Sneijder.
Alessandro Matri is increasingly likely to make his way back to Milan, though they’d prefer a loan rather than the €12m Juventus price-tag.
Udinese-owned Juan Cuadrado is set to undergo his medical for a move to Fiorentina tomorrow.
Stephan El Shaarawy admits he won’t be too upset if Milan don’t replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic. “All teams should focus on youth.”
Lazio are on the verge of signing Brazilian defender Xandao after his agent flew in for final talks.
Italian media claim Manchester City are lining up a new £25m offer to tempt Daniele De Rossi away from Roma.
It is feared Juventus could lose Martin Caceres for anything from two to six months after his knee injury in the Trofeo TIM.
There are reports Arsenal want at least £20m for Robin Van Persie after turning down bids from Juventus, Manchester United and Manchester City.
Marco Motta believes “Bologna are the ideal club for me” after making the loan switch from Juventus.
Emiliano Alfaro’s agent has confirmed “Chievo are one of the many teams” who made contact for the Lazio striker.
Sampdoria Coach Ciro Ferrara has let down the fans by confirming “Antonio Cassano and Giampaolo Pazzini are unavailable at the moment.”
Zdenek Zeman started Roma’s pre-season US tour by declaring “we can win the Scudetto.”
Massimiliano Allegri insists he’s not concerned after a ‘provisional’ Milan lost to Inter and Juventus in the Trofeo TIM, but is looking forward to reinforcements.
Andrea Stramaccioni was pleased with Inter’s Trofeo TIM victories over Juventus and Milan. “It’s a good test for the Europa League.”
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Inter pushed past both Milan and Juventus, winning the Trofeo TIM mini-tournament with Philippe Coutinho, Rodrigo Palacio and Fredy Guarin on target.
Juventus blasted the pitch after Martin Caceres suffered potential ligament damage and Simone Pepe a thigh strain during the Trofeo TIM.
A soft penalty from Mirko Vucinic saw Juventus squeeze past Milan 1-0 in the Trofeo TIM mini-tournament, but there were three big injury problems.
Aurelio De Laurentiis has silenced transfer speculation around Napoli hero Edinson Cavani. “He’s not for sale, but we could consider it if a crazy person gave me €100m.”
A Lucio howler against his former teammates allowed Inter to beat Juventus 1-0 in the opening Trofeo TIM encounter with Philippe Coutinho on target.
Francesco Totti hopes Mattia Destro can join the new Roma and is ready to “adapt to Zdenek Zeman’s football.”
Fiorentina presented new buys Mounir El Hamdaoui and Facundo Roncaglia to the media. “Serie A is one of the best in the world and this is the place to mature.”
Amauri scored in an entertaining 3-3 draw between Parma and Slavia Prague, while Lazio, Sampdoria, Bologna and Genoa were also in action.
Marco Borriello is ready to leave Roma as reports link him to Tottenham Hotspur, Werder Bremen and Galatasaray.
Genoa have blamed Juventus for wrecking Mattia Destro’s move to Roma, though there is still hope. “Juve offered him better wages and money counts in life.”
Juventus have bought 16-year-old centre-back Nico Canizares from Rayo Vallecano B. “It’s a great opportunity and I couldn’t let it get away.”
Siena Coach Serse Cosmi believes “it’s good for Milan” that Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined PSG. “Anybody who leaves does so only for money.”
Sampdoria have declared their interest in taking Marcelo Estigarribia from Juventus, but face competition from Argentina, England and Spain.
New Palermo star Paulo Dybala is only 18, but eager to make an impression in Serie A. “I don’t want to be compared to Sergio Aguero.”
Alessandro Del Piero returned to the field for a charity match in Japan, but admits “I still don’t know where I will play next season and it won’t be an easy decision.”
Goran Pandev is relishing his new status at Napoli and the change of tactics. “I made a lifestyle choice and believe in this project.”
Santos have revealed they had a deal with Milan to sign Robinho before Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva were sold instead.

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