NEWS

Italy go for the Under-21 European Championship play-offs against Sweden with Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne and Giuseppe De Luca in attack.
Genoa had an unusual approach to training today, which included an alfresco barbecue and cards tournament.
Ciro Ferrara wishes his former Under-21 players the best for tonight’s play-off, analyses Juventus-Napoli and reveals a Lorenzo Insigne secret.
Abel Hernandez will go under the knife tomorrow to repair the cruciate ligament in his knee, which will keep the Palermo striker out for four to six months.
Italy have Sebastian Giovinco and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo in tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Armenia, as Mario Balotelli is only fit for the bench.
As expected, Francesco Lodi has officially extended his contract with Catania until June 2016.
Bologna defender Daniele Portanova has also seen his ban slashed to four months on appeal in the betting scandal.
Cesare Prandelli is confident it will be “the Italy of Euro 2012” against Armenia, kick-off 18.00 BST and had a warning for Mario Balotelli.
Lazio sporting director Igli Tare has praised star-striker Miroslav Klose, calling him 'critical to the team'.
Former Barcelona Coach Pep Guardiola could be on the bench at San Siro as boss of Milan, according to his agent.
Juventus target Fernando Llorente could be on his way to Zenit St. Petersburg, according to reports in the Spanish media.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has criticised Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti, claiming he knows nothing about football.
Napoli defender Hugo Campagnaro has denied rumours he is interested in a move to League rivals Juventus.
Former Inter striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has criticised Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli by calling him 'mediocre'.
Italian giants Juventus have paid tribute to German legend Helmut Haller who has died at the age of 73.
Atalanta have dismissed claims that they are ready to sell German Denis to Fiorentina during the January transfer window.
Milan chief Silvio Berlusconi is ready to sell 30 per cent of the club to the Qatar Investment Authority, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.
The agent of Ciro Immobile has rejected the notion that his client could leave Genoa in the January transfer window.
Claudio Marchisio has warned his Italy teammates that there are no easy games in international football ahead of tonight’s Armenia tie.
Atletico Madrid have contacted Inter with a view to signing Matias Silvestre, reports in Italy are suggesting.
Alberto Aquilani is convinced that Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella is on the way to becoming a coaching great.
Goran Pandev is looking for Italian Super Cup revenge when Napoli travel to Juventus in Week 8.
Former Serie A star Edgar Davids has joined English Division Two side Barnet as a player Coach.
Juventus assistant boss Angelo Alessio will be free to sit on the bench when Serie A resumes after he had his ban slashed.
The agent of Marco Andreolli has cooled the transfer speculation around the Chievo defender. “We’re only in October!”
Paul Pogba made an impression for Juventus on Thursday when he scored a hat-trick in a friendly victory.
Sporting director Fabio Paratici has decided to extend his contract at Juventus despite attracting the interest of Tottenham.
Mario Balotelli is a doubt for Friday’s World Cup qualifier between Italy and Armenia because of a fever.
Fabio Borini is out of tonight’s Under-21 play-off tie between Italy and Sweden after fracturing his foot.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has dismissed speculation that he’s been asked to go and start negotiations with Pep Guardiola.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli is adamant that the suspension of boss Antonio Conte is a sporting injustice.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Palermo striker Fabrizio Miccoli has revealed his ambition for this season is to score at least 15 Serie A goals.
Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino has admitted he was devastated after the loss to Inter last weekend.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has warned his players that Friday's opponents Armenia are not to be underestimated.

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