NEWS

Luca Cigarini says he turned down three clubs in order to return to Atalanta this summer, including Milan and Fiorentina.
Former Juventus midfielder and Coach Didier Deschamps is set to become the new Head Coach of the French national team.
According to reports in England and Italy Robin Van Persie has interrupted his holiday to hold a second meeting with Arsenal about his future.
Brazilian midfielder Paulinho has confirmed that Inter are in the process of negotiating his transfer, but suggests that he may turn them down.
Hernanes is disappointed to have not made Mano Menezes’ 2012 Olympics team, but is determined to improve at Lazio to return to future Brazil squads.
Should Devis Mangia wish to take the Italy Under-21 job, he will have to break his Palermo contract without severance pay, the Rosanero confirm.
Roma’s links to Sao Paulo youngster Bruno Uvini have received the confirmation and backing of the player’s agent today.
Cagliari look set to sign Davide Astori to a new contract, but are likely to lose defensive partner Michele Canini.
Diego Forlan has briefly reflected on his Inter nightmare that ended last week, suggesting a lot of it was down to where he was played on the pitch.
Sergio Gasparin has reaffirmed that Maxi Lopez wants to leave Catania this summer and intimated that it may affect his pre-season.
Milan’s alleged interest in Andy Carroll is reportedly building as rumours suggest they are eyeing a possible loan deal for the England man.
Milos Krasic could stay in Serie A next term, with reports indicating that Inter are preparing a move for the wantaway Juventus man.
Julio Cesar could be granted a brief reprieve at Inter, with a report today suggesting he will only be sold in January.
Arsene Wenger has reportedly confirmed that Fiorentina have not only asked after Marouane Chamakh, but also made an offer for him.
According to reports in Russia, the race for the vacant position with the Russian national team is between a trio of Italian Coaches.
Pescara President Daniele Sebastiani has suggested that Juventus might miss out Marco Verratti because of a lack of desire for him.
Genoa’s Gigi De Canio and Pietro Lo Monaco are cautiously looking ahead to the Grifone’s chances next season of forgetting 2011-12’s nightmare.
Marek Hamsik expects Napoli to take significant action in the transfer market this summer to replace Ezequiel Lavezzi.
Giampaolo Pozzo has made his first coaching appointment since completing a takeover at Watford by bringing in Gianfranco Zola.
Modena’s market consultant and former agent to Roberto Baggio has confirmed that the Serie B outfit would gladly welcome him as Coach.
A further indication that Dejan Stankovic is on his way out of Inter this summer has come in Matias Silvestre training in his old number.
Roma Coach Zdenek Zeman has rubbished the suggestion that he is wearing out his Roma players in their pre-season retreat.
Adriano Galliani has again stated that Milan have finished their business in the transfer market, but admits to never say never.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Leandro Castan is confident that he will be able to prove his worth at Roma once he completes his move from Corinthians.
Roma youngster Andrea Bertolacci is being strongly linked with a possible move to Serie A rivals Genoa.
Reports from Brazil are suggesting that Inter have done a deal for Corinthians midfielder Paulinho.
Available Juventus winger Milos Krasic will only entertain offers from England, Spain or Germany.
Genoa have wasted no time in shooting down speculation that Alberto Gilardino could be set for a shock return to Fiorentina.
Bologna have intimated that Federico Agliardi will be promoted to first choice goalkeeper after the sale of Jean-Francois Gillet.
Chievo boss Mimmo Di Carlo insists his side will start the new season with the same intention as past campaigns – to avoid relegation.
Siena striker Mattia Destro still doesn’t know where he will be playing next season, says his father Flavio.
Newly promoted Torino have confirmed the signing of Marco Migliorini from Lega Pro outfit Chieti.
Boca Juniors stopper Facundo Roncaglia has confirmed that he’ll be in Italy next week to complete a move to Fiorentina.
Veteran Javier Zanetti says he has still not made a decision on whether this will be his last season as an Inter player.

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