NEWS

Reports in Italy are speculating as to whether or not Alessandro Del Piero is set to put pen to paper on a deal to play for MLS side Montreal Impact.
Luca Toni’s stint playing in the UAE could be over after just six months, with reports gathering pace that he will be released from his contract.
Milan legend Franco Baresi has identified Thiago Silva as his natural successor in the Milan defence.
Emiliano Viviano is almost certain to leave Palermo this summer after just six months, with Maurizio Zamparini confirming he is talking to several clubs.
Roma director general Franco Baldini has confirmed that Roma are just days away from confirming Zdenek Zeman as their new Coach.
Agent to Roma striker Pablo Daniel Osvaldo has confirmed rumours that Real Madrid are tracking the forward, even if no offer has been made yet.
The latest round of findings from the investigation into illegal betting and match-fixing in the Italian game has recommended points deductions for several sides including Pescara.
Juventus have reportedly rejected an offer from Atalanta for the services of Italian Under-21 international Luca Marrone.
Italy will field a strike pairing of Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano tonight for the first time since August 2010.
Genoa chief Enrico Preziosi has revealed that Pietro Lo Monaco has been placed in control of the club’s day-to-day business, while Gigi De Canio has been confirmed as Coach.
Pescara have confirmed that Delio Rossi and Marco Giampaolo are on their shortlist of possible replacements for Zdenek Zeman.
Italian national boss Cesare Prandelli has announced that his country are ready to withdraw from Euro 2012 should that be required.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has revealed that he’s requested Edinson Cavani and Giorgio Chiellini in the past.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli has admitted that the time has arrived for the club to sign a top player.
Amauri will not know whether he will still be wanted by Fiorentina until the club appoint a new tactician.
Domenico Criscito has criticised the decision to drop him from Italy’s Euro 2012 squad after he was placed under investigation in the match fixing probe.
The agent of Douglas Maicon has cast doubt over his future at Inter. “He could extend his contract or leave.”
Genoa will hold a Press conference on Friday in which they will unveil Pietro Lo Monaco as a new director.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Brazilian midfielder Ederson is in hot demand in his home country, but as his agent reiterates, the player still wants Lazio.
The first round of sporting trials for the summer have been held in Italy, with the most high-profile case seeing Atalanta handed a two-point penalty.
Zdenek Zeman will hold a Press conference on Saturday where it is expected that he will confirm his departure from Pescara and move to Roma.
Claudio Ranieri has been unveiled as Monaco’s new Coach today and revealed that to build a team in the principality provides great motivation.
Swiss outfit FC Sion have added their name to the list of potential suitors for Alessandro Del Piero this summer.
According to Kwadwo Asamoah and Mauricio Isla’s agent, Udinese are preparing to sell both players this summer.
Italian Football Federation Vice-President Demetrio Albertini has denied stories suggesting that Leonardo Bonucci will be placed under investigation.
The representative to Roma’s Brazilian centre-back Juan has confirmed that Flamengo have made contact, but insists that the player wants to stay in Italy.
Cesena have confirmed that they would be willing to sell Marco Parolo and have invited Napoli in particular to make a bid.
Domenico Criscito’s agent has questioned Cesare Prandelli’s decision to drop him from the national team, whilst warning the media not to assume his guilt.
Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci has been under investigation for alleged match fixing since May 3, says Italian news agency ANSA.
Christian Abbiati will reportedly ask for a contract extension at Milan before the 2012-13 campaign kicks off.
Cristian Ledesma and Walter Gargano will remain with Lazio and Napoli respectively, their agent has underlined.
Vladimir Petkovic is on the verge of being confirmed as the new Lazio boss after he visited their Formello training complex on Thursday.
Cagliari chief Massimo Cellino is threatening mass changes over the summer given the club’s lacklustre ending to the campaign.
Chievo Verona have confirmed the capture of Romanian international defender Paul Papp from FC Vaslui.

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