NEWS

Maurizio Zamparini has reflected on his past situation with Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli, as well as his current one with left-back Federico Balzaretti.
Whilst still on vacation, Serse Cosmi is expected to conclude talks with Siena over their vacant managerial position within a day or two.
Both Catania and Fiorentina are interested in signing Brescia’s attacking midfielder Panagiotis Kone.
Former Spanish Under-21 left-back Didac Vila is only available on permanent transfer out of Milan, rather than on any loan deal.
Mesut Ozil is confident that Germany have not only grown since their last tournament defeat to Italy, but that they will have no trouble beating the Azzurri this week.
Inter may have to look elsewhere for a left-back after Roberto Mancini confirmed that he intends to keep Aleksandar Kolarov at Manchester City.
Giorgio Chiellini is reportedly on track for involvement in Italy’s semi-final this Thursday, despite suffering a thigh strain only a week ago.
Roma are keen on Torino defender Angelo Ogbonna, but the club have yet to make an offer for his services.
Thiago Motta is desperate to win his place back in the Italian side for Thursday’s Euro 2012 semi-final against Germany.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has admitted that Germany will be favourites in their Euro 2012 semi-final clash – but they are not unbeatable.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is expecting some shock Euro 2012 semi-final results. “It’ll be a Portugal-Italy Final.”
The future of Luca Cigarini is on hold at this moment in time, the player’s representative has commented.
The agent of Michele Pazienza has admitted that there is transfer interest in the player currently owned by Juventus.
Riccardo Montolivo insists that Italy have the opportunity to make history after defeating England at Euro 2012.
Brescia star Omar El Kaddouri says he hasn’t decided to join Parma because he’s waiting for an offer from Juventus.
Fabio Borini has snubbed transfer interest in his services from Liverpool. “I am a Roma player,” he insisted.
Reports are gathering pace that Alessandro Nesta could return to Milan after his American dream vanished.
Genoa and Alberto Gilardino have played down reports that the two could leave each other during the summer.
Daniele De Rossi and Ignazio Abate are fitness doubts for the Euro 2012 semi-final against Germany on Thursday.
Andrea Pirlo’s outrageous penalty in Italy’s shoot-out victory against England was the talk of Twitter on Sunday night.
Andrea Ranocchia could hold talks about his future at Inter with club officials as soon as Tuesday afternoon.
Napoli hotshot Edinson Cavani has dismissed transfer links with Serie A champions Juventus.
Serie B side Brescia are adamant that Parma are leading Juventus in the race to sign Omar El Kaddouri.
Davide Astori says that he’s waiting to hear what Cagliari intend to do with him given the interest in his services.
The agent of Antonio Cassano is refusing to criticise Italy boss Cesare Prandelli for taking his client off in last night’s penalty win over England.
Germany will be looking for revenge when they play Italy in the semi-finals of Euro 2012, says Oliver Bierhoff.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
It was irony central at Kiev's Olympic Stadium as boring defensive England fought for 120 mins to stave off suave, attacking Italy, only to fall victim to Gigi Buffon's penalty-saving prowess.
England manager Roy Hodgson stood by the two players who missed penalties in the “heroic” shoot-out defeat to Italy.
Claudio Marchisio reveals he was one of the designated penalty takers, but was not fit enough to step up against England.
Andrea Barzagli admits he was nervous during the shoot-out, but credited total concentration for Italy keeping England ineffective.
Leonardo Bonucci believes England’s negative approach contributed to keeping Wayne Rooney quiet.
Riccardo Montolivo admits “it was terrible” when he missed a penalty in the shoot-out, but relieved as Italy did send England out.
Gianluigi Buffon admits he “feared an upset,” but also took credit for advising Alessandro Diamanti on the decisive penalty.
Andrea Pirlo reveals why he decided an audacious chip in the penalty shoot-out against England. “It put pressure on them.”

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