NEWS

Marco Verratti has no regrets about turning his back on Italian football for a future with Paris Saint-Germain.
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri says he’d be happy with the possible arrival of Palermo’s Federico Balzaretti.
Inter’s pursuit of Mauricio Pinilla may have already ended after Cagliari valued him at a massive €18m.
Marek Hamsik says he has no problem with the new role given to him by Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri this season.
The representative of Ricky Alvarez has rubbished reports that his client could leave Inter for Catania this summer.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Napoli continued their pre-season preparations by defeating Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 with Marek Hamsik and Goran Pandev on target.
It’s reported Lazio have left Francelino Matuzalem, Giuseppe Sculli and Pasquale Foggia out of their pre-season training camp, suggesting an imminent sale.
Alberto Aquilani’s agent has dismissed reports of a move to Fiorentina as “impossible. He will remain at Liverpool.”
Antonio Di Natale resumed training with Udinese today after an extended post-Euro 2012 summer vacation.
Napoli have officially confirmed the Italian Super Cup against Juventus will be held in Beijing on August 11.
Robert Lewandowski has been repeatedly linked with Juventus, but his agent insists “we never even spoke to them.”
Goalkeeper Mariano Andujar has high hopes for Catania after returning from a loan spell. “The time has come to prove my worth.”
Bojan Krkic seems a different player since Zdenek Zeman took over at Roma. “I am sure we can achieve important results this season.”
Fiorentina are negotiating an exchange with Liverpool between Juan Manuel Vargas and Alberto Aquilani.
Ciro Ferrara is already looking forward to Sampdoria’s season opener against Milan. “I want a warrior side.”
Julio Cesar is reportedly prepared to terminate his contract with Inter so that he can join Roma on a free transfer.
Liverpool are reportedly preparing a €20m offer for Bologna’s Uruguayan talent Gaston Ramirez.
Juventus could close the deal for Atalanta and Italy Under-21 international Manolo Gabbiadini on Monday, though he will then go to Bologna.
Udinese are considering a bid for young Swiss international midfielder Fabian Frei from FC Basel.
Italian and British media claim Wesley Sneijder has advised Inter to invest in Everton defender Johnny Heitinga.
Fiorentina have seen their link with Alberto Aquilani rekindled, as the Liverpool man could be set for another spell in Serie A.
Urby Emanuelson is confident “this has to be a good season for me” after he scored Milan’s winners against Chelsea and Schalke 04.
Roberto Di Matteo was impressed after Chelsea fell to a friendly defeat in Miami. “Milan are a good team with a lot of internationals so it was a good test for us.”
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini warns “Roma have to improve their offer” for Federico Balzaretti to €5m after the left-back chose them ahead of Napoli and Milan.
Atalanta defeated Udinese in a special friendly match organised in memory of Piermario Morosini.
Massimiliano Allegri was pleased with Milan’s prestigious victory over Chelsea. “These games help your self-confidence to grow.”
Riccardo Montolivo is celebrating Milan’s win over Chelsea and insists the team has “not been weakened” by summer departures.
Luis Muriel is looking forward to playing for Udinese alongside Antonio Di Natale. “I can learn so much from him.”
New Pescara Coach Giovanni Stroppa warns fans he will not just be following Zdenek Zeman’s footsteps. “It is impossible” to recreate his philosophy.
Zenit’s Alessandro Rosina reveals he’s ready to return to Italy with Siena after “Torino turned me down.”
Napoli captain Paolo Cannavaro prepares to face Bayer Leverkusen today and invites Federico Balzaretti to join them.
Erik Lamela is confident Roma can play a part in the Scudetto race this season. “It’s not impossible, as only Juventus are superior.”
Midfielder Ralf does want to join Fiorentina, but his agent warns Corinthians are making this “a very difficult negotiation process.”
Milan stunned the reigning European champions with a 1-0 victory in Miami, as Urby Emanuelson sent Chelsea tumbling.

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