NEWS

Gianluigi Buffon insists the 4-0 defeat to Spain “was not a real reflection” of Italy’s quality and answered his Confederations Cup critics.
Edinson Cavani has reassured Napoli amid rumours on his future. “I’ll talk to the President, man to man.”
Cesare Prandelli is confident Italy “have the weapons to make life difficult for Spain” and confirmed Alberto Gilardino will start.
Carlos Tevez is officially a Juventus player after completing his transfer from Manchester City and will wear the Number 10 jersey.
Edinson Cavani was on target and Julio Cesar saved a penalty, but Brazil squeezed past Uruguay 2-1 to reach the Confederations Cup Final.
Sergio Busquets is impressed by Italy’s versatility in midfield, though “all their moves start from Andrea Pirlo.”
Alvaro Arbeloa is a huge admirer of Andrea Pirlo ahead of the Confederations Cup semi-final. “He has given football lessons to the world.”
Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque warns in their Euro 2012 draw “Italy were superior” and could hurt them again in the Confederations Cup semi-final.
Inter President Massimo Moratti commented on losing Antonio Cassano, continuing talks with Erick Thohir and cutting the budget.
Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez admits he would be “very happy” to play in Serie A, as Fiorentina continue their interest.
Barcelona are reportedly increasing their offer for Roma defender Marquinhos to cash plus Alexis Sanchez.
Carlos Tevez waved the Number 10 jersey at hundreds of fans as he revealed “Juventus wanted me more than Milan.”
Sky Sport Italia claim Milan are further than ever from agreeing a new contract with Mathieu Flamini.
Reports suggest Mehdi Benatia is on the verge of joining Roma with Under-20 Uruguay star Nico Lopez moving to Udinese.
As expected, Inter and Italy Under-21 international Luca Caldirola has signed a four-year contract with Werder Bremen.
Catania have confirmed they are in talks for Flamengo midfielder Adryan and will sell Sergio Almiron unless he signs a new deal.
Maurizio Zamparini welcomes the financial police investigation into football agents. “It’s similar to bribery.”
Fredy Guarin’s agent assures he “wants to stay at Inter, as Manchester United, Tottenham and Anzhi are not part of our plans.”
“This enthusiasm is great for the player and the team,” said Juventus chief Beppe Marotta as Carlos Tevez was mobbed by fans.
Cesar Azpilicueta warns Spain will find it “very difficult” against Italy, but that Confederations Cup victory is to be expected.
Italian Under-21 international Luca Caldirola is just a medical away from completing a move to Werder Bremen.
Salvatore Sirigu is the latest injury concern for Italy on the eve of the Confederations Cup semi-final against Spain.
New Napoli boss Rafa Benitez is confident the Azzurri can continue to improve under his tactical guidance.
Carlos Tevez has touched down on Italian soil ahead of his transfer from Manchester City to Juventus.
Mathieu Flamini and Milan will have to meet again after no agreement over a new contract was reached on Wednesday.
The representative of Inter's Cristian Chivu admits he doesn’t know whether the club want to keep or sell his client this summer.
Fernando Torres is expecting his Spain side to be tested by Italy in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.
Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain is on his way to Arsenal after he proved to be too costly for Juventus.
Northern Ireland international Kyle Lafferty is now officially a Palermo player after completing his move to Sicily.
Atletico Madrid are in talks with Roma about signing Italian international striker Pablo Daniel Osvaldo.
Inter are reportedly in talks with Dejan Stankovic in the hope of rescinding his contract at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
Felipe Anderson will complete a transfer from Santos to Lazio after an agreement was finally reached.
Torino have taken full ownership of Uruguayan defender Guillermo Rodriguez, the club have confirmed on Wednesday.
Michele Pazienza has categorically ruled out a move away from Serie A side Bologna this summer.
Palermo would have made a bid to sign Antonio Cassano from Inter this summer had they avoided relegation.

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