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Francesco Acerbi and Kevin Constant underwent their Milan medicals earlier today ahead of their moves from Genoa.
Juventus could announce the capture of Paul Pogba from Manchester United on July 1, says the Corriere dello Sport.
Juventus ‘keeper Marco Storari is understood to have rejected the opportunity of a summer switch to Catania, reports are suggesting.
Colombian international striker Dorlan Pabon has joined Serie A side Parma on a five-year contract.
Serie A side Palermo are on the verge of signing Uruguayan international midfielder Egidio Arevalo Rios.
Fabrizio Miccoli’s agent has admitted there are negotiations taking place about a move to Dubai, but Palermo expect him to stay.
Parma director general Pietro Leonardi has told Omar El Kaddouri that he is no longer wanted by the Tardini outfit.
Pescara starlet Marco Verratti is not the new Andrea Pirlo. “One doesn’t exist,” says Marco Materazzi.
Milan are amongst a number of clubs interested in the services of the Napoli-owned midfielder Luca Cigarini.
Marco Giampaolo and Didier Deschamps are in the running to become the new Sampdoria boss after Rafael Benitez rejected the club’s offer.
Italy should be wary of three German players in particular during tonight’s Euro 2012 semi-final, says Alessandro Del Piero.
Gennaro Gattuso admits that he has concerns for Italy in Thursday’s Euro 2012 semi-final against Germany.
Antonio Cassano will reportedly start alongside Mario Balotelli in tonight’s Euro 2012 semi-final between Italy and Germany.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sampdoria have released a statement confirming they will not be hiring Rafa Benitez after negotiations over the last two weeks.
Portugal had the better of the 90 minutes, Spain the superior side in extra time, but the holders are through to the Final on penalties.
According to reports in Italy this evening, Rafa Benitez has turned down the offer to become Coach of Sampdoria, so they’re turning to Didier Deschamps.
Former tennis ‘bad boy’ Goran Ivanisevic says he sees himself in Mario Balotelli. “He can score a winning goal, then set fire to the hotel.”
President Massimo Moratti has warned Inter will “not make big investments” this summer, as they plan on making the most of their youth academy’s success.
Claudio Marchisio says Italy’s semi-final with Germany “will be tough, but we never give in!”
Bastian Schweinsteiger insists he is “100 per cent fit” to start for Germany in tomorrow’s semi-final. “We are prepared for Italy.”
Germany manager Joachim Low admits the plan is to “disarm” Andrea Pirlo and “dictate the tempo” against Italy.
Daniele De Rossi spoke about his back injury and heated exchanges with Mario Balotelli ahead of tomorrow’s Euro 2012 semi-final with Germany.
Cesare Prandelli promised Italy will not go defensive against Germany. “We will run a few risks, but will always try to play football.”
Giorgio Chiellini “has recovered from his injury and could be on the field against Germany,” announced his agent.
It is now official that Serse Cosmi is the new Coach of Siena after signing a two-year contract. “I’m honoured.”
Antonio Floro Flores has confirmed he is set to join Spanish side Granada, a club owned by Udinese patrons the Pozzo family.
Lazio hitman Miroslav Klose hopes he’ll be picked to face Italy in tomorrow’s Euro 2012 semi-final, especially as he remembers Germany’s 2006 defeat.
Riccardo Montolivo admits he’s already “getting goosebumps” at the thought of Italy’s Euro 2012 semi-final with Germany.
Agent Mino Raiola is stirring up trouble today, insisting Mario Balotelli wouldn’t want an Italy return and he “won’t guarantee” Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Milan stay.
Novara talent Giuseppe Mascara has confirmed he’s heading to Al Nasr, probably alongside Fabrizio Miccoli. “We’d make a great partnership.”
Marcello Lippi has praised Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli and pledged to further upgrade his opinion if they beat Germany to reach the Final.
Italy will wear black armbands in the Euro 2012 semi-final as a sign of respect for a soldier killed on duty in Afghanistan.
Atalanta have confirmed that Juventus want to sign Manolo Gabbiadini, but the Old Lady have lost ground in the chase for Federico Peluso.
Italy goalkeeper Gigi Buffon concedes it will be tough to beat Germany – but he believes in his Euro 2012 dream.

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