NEWS

Alan Dzagoev bagged a brace as Russia crushed the Czech Republic 4-1 to go top of Group A, setting themselves up as dark horses for Euro 2012.
There are strong reports Juventus Coach Antonio Conte was in Poland today to watch Robert Lewandowski.
Alessandro Del Piero was linked with River Plate, but it’s now reported he has an offer from Brazilian club Flamengo.
Lucio has confirmed he’d like to leave Inter this summer and admits Fenerbahce “is an option to keep under consideration.”
Zdenek Zeman praised Francesco Totti as “the best player I ever worked with” and warns Roma that Luis Enrique-style possession football is “futile.”
Przemyslaw Tyton was the hero when he came off the bench to save a penalty, as Euro 2012 opened with two red cards and a 1-1 draw between Poland and Greece.
It is now official that Giovanni Stroppa has agreed a deal to become the new Coach of Pescara, replacing Zdenek Zeman.
Andrea Barzagli will stay in Italy’s Euro 2012 squad after tests showed he might be able to recover for the Ireland game.
Domenico Criscito is still furious he was dropped for Euro 2012 when he is in what he calls “the same situation” as Leonardo Bonucci.
Robin van Persie’s father dropped a hint the Arsenal hero could join Juventus by ruling out Manchester City, Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Arsenal man Johan Djourou’s agent has confirmed he could “play in Italy or Spain” next season, as there are a “series of meetings” with Serie A sides lined up.
Giuseppe Sannino begins his Palermo career by trying to “give the team the right hunger, balance and enthusiasm.”
Aurelio De Laurentiis has claimed that Napoli are not interested in Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic, because their attacking line-up is complete.
Simon Kjaer and his agent have both confirmed that Roma remain the defender’s first choice this summer, but they are still waiting for an offer.
Gianluigi Buffon has revealed his excitement that the European Championships are due to kick off today, and admits to a bit of nervous apprehension.
Cristian Chivu is set to extend his contract with Inter, as his agent reveals terms on a new deal having been agreed.
Argentine striker Maxi Lopez has admitted he would be interested in a move to Napoli, as he confirms the only certainty at the moment is his leaving Catania.
Victor Valdes has reiterated Gerard Pique’s point that Spain’s best hopes of overcoming Italy on Sunday lie in stopping Andrea Pirlo.
Giorgio Chiellini believes that Italy have the capacity to beat world and European champions Spain on Sunday afternoon.
Spain centre-back Gerard Pique has warned his teammates that Italy remain a strong force ahead of their Euro 2012 clash on Sunday.
Daniele De Rossi has admitted today that there is a very strong chance that he will end up playing Italy’s opening game of Euro 2012 in defence.
Italy left-back Federico Balzaretti has admitted that he doesn’t know if he will remain at Palermo for next season.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli tested 4-3-1-2 and 3-4-3 systems in this morning’s training session ahead of their Euro 2012 opener.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has answered transfer questions regarding Mattia Destro, Marco Verratti, Alberto Gilardino and more.
Juventus have confirmed that they will not add a controversial third star to their shirts for next season – but a new motto will be present.
Departing Catania boss Vincenzo Montella has reportedly arrived at Fiorentina HQ to finalise contract terms.
Rolando Bianchi intends to be playing for Torino in Serie A next season after helping them win promotion.
Carlo Ancelotti thinks that Italy will benefit with the proposed first team introduction of Paris Saint-Germain’s Thiago Motta.
Former Italy boss Cesare Maldini thinks the Azzurri may be short of a true centre-forward at Euro 2012.
As Euro 2012 kicks off, former Italy boss Roberto Donadoni has looked back to his side’s 2008 elimination by Spain
Paris Saint-Germain director general Jean-Claude Blanc has underlined that his club are not interested in Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Marco Rigoni is hoping to receive a call from Milan this summer after Novara admitted that the Rossoneri are interested.
Serse Cosmi is a possible option to replace Giuseppe Sannino at Siena after he left relegated Lecce this month.
Lazio have distanced themselves from reports that they have already discussed personal terms with Trabzonspor’s Burak Yilmaz.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.

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