Zamparini on Balzaretti, Prandelli
Maurizio Zamparini has reflected on his past situation with Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli, as well as his current one with left-back Federico Balzaretti.
Cosmi-Siena talks advance
Whilst still on vacation, Serse Cosmi is expected to conclude talks with Siena over their vacant managerial position within a day or two.
Traffic building for Kone
Both Catania and Fiorentina are interested in signing Brescia’s attacking midfielder Panagiotis Kone.
Milan would only sell Didac Vila
Former Spanish Under-21 left-back Didac Vila is only available on permanent transfer out of Milan, rather than on any loan deal.
Ozil confident of beating Italy
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.
Mancini wants Kolarov to stay
Inter may have to look elsewhere for a left-back after Roberto Mancini confirmed that he intends to keep Aleksandar Kolarov at Manchester City.
Chiellini back for Germany?
Giorgio Chiellini is reportedly on track for involvement in Italy’s semi-final this Thursday, despite suffering a thigh strain only a week ago.
Ogbonna on Roma radar
Roma are keen on Torino defender Angelo Ogbonna, but the club have yet to make an offer for his services.
Thiago Motta eyes Italy recall
Thiago Motta is desperate to win his place back in the Italian side for Thursday’s Euro 2012 semi-final against Germany.
Germany can be beaten, insists Prandelli
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has admitted that Germany will be favourites in their Euro 2012 semi-final clash – but they are not unbeatable.
Mancini: Italy-Portugal Final!
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is expecting some shock Euro 2012 semi-final results. “It’ll be a Portugal-Italy Final.”
Cigarini future on hold
The future of Luca Cigarini is on hold at this moment in time, the player’s representative has commented.
Pazienza considers Juve exit options
The agent of Michele Pazienza has admitted that there is transfer interest in the player currently owned by Juventus.
Montolivo: Let’s make history
Riccardo Montolivo insists that Italy have the opportunity to make history after defeating England at Euro 2012.
El Kaddouri waiting for Juve
Brescia star Omar El Kaddouri says he hasn’t decided to join Parma because he’s waiting for an offer from Juventus.
Borini ignores Liverpool option
Fabio Borini has snubbed transfer interest in his services from Liverpool. “I am a Roma player,” he insisted.
Nesta to make Milan U-turn?
Reports are gathering pace that Alessandro Nesta could return to Milan after his American dream vanished.
Genoa aim to keep Gilardino
Genoa and Alberto Gilardino have played down reports that the two could leave each other during the summer.
Italy have fitness concerns
Daniele De Rossi and Ignazio Abate are fitness doubts for the Euro 2012 semi-final against Germany on Thursday.
Twitter reaction to Pirlo’s penalty
Andrea Pirlo’s outrageous penalty in Italy’s shoot-out victory against England was the talk of Twitter on Sunday night.
Ranocchia set for Inter showdown
Andrea Ranocchia could hold talks about his future at Inter with club officials as soon as Tuesday afternoon.
Cavani snubs Juventus interest
Napoli hotshot Edinson Cavani has dismissed transfer links with Serie A champions Juventus.
El Kaddouri set for Parma
Serie B side Brescia are adamant that Parma are leading Juventus in the race to sign Omar El Kaddouri.
Cagliari to decide Astori fate
Davide Astori says that he’s waiting to hear what Cagliari intend to do with him given the interest in his services.
Cassano won’t criticise Prandelli
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 want revenge, says Bierhoff
Germany will be looking for revenge when they play Italy in the semi-finals of Euro 2012, says Oliver Bierhoff.
What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Italy player ratings v England
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.
Hodgson: 'England were heroic'
England manager Roy Hodgson stood by the two players who missed penalties in the “heroic” shoot-out defeat to Italy.
Marchisio reveals injury worry
Claudio Marchisio reveals he was one of the designated penalty takers, but was not fit enough to step up against England.
Barzagli: 'Italy silenced England'
Andrea Barzagli admits he was nervous during the shoot-out, but credited total concentration for Italy keeping England ineffective.
Bonucci: 'England hurt Rooney'
Leonardo Bonucci believes England’s negative approach contributed to keeping Wayne Rooney quiet.
Montolivo's penalty pain
Riccardo Montolivo admits “it was terrible” when he missed a penalty in the shoot-out, but relieved as Italy did send England out.
Buffon: 'Italy clearly superior'
Gianluigi Buffon admits he “feared an upset,” but also took credit for advising Alessandro Diamanti on the decisive penalty.
Pirlo: 'Why I chipped Hart'
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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