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Francesco Totti and his medical specialist have reassured fans that the suspected injury suffered on his ankle is nothing serious.
Galatasaray are reportedly on the verge of finalising terms with Juventus for the transfer of midfielder Felipe Melo.
Juventus are reportedly back to considering Stevan Jovetic as their prime target this summer, as the route to Robin Van Persie fades.
Despite reaching the European Championship Final this summer, Cesare Prandelli’s Italy are still ranked sixth in the world.
Francesco Totti has handed Roma an injury scare this pre-season as he is forced to visit a specialist over his ankle injury.
Mathieu Flamini sympathises with Robin Van Persie’s contract situation at Arsenal and advises his former teammate to take the best option for himself.
Inter target Lucas Moura has all but confirmed that he will be joining Paris Saint-Germain in January 2013.
There are reports today that Juventus hold the edge in the race for Federico Peluso, but will only make a move once Reto Ziegler is sold.
Milan are reportedly close to completing a deal with Caen for their young French striker M’baye Niang.
A deal between Lazio and Genoa for the transfer of defender Andreas Granqvist has been agreed, with only the player’s contract to be finalised.
As contract talks between Mauro Zarate and Lazio reportedly stall, rumours of a move elsewhere are set to return, with Galatasaray reportedly prepared.
Juventus are reportedly considering a move for Athletic Bilbao’s Fernando Llorente this summer, as he also stalls on a new contract.
Former Italian international Enzo Maresca has declared that he wants to return to Italy, even if he doesn’t hold a high opinion of Serie A.
Former Roma loanee Simon Kjaer could reject a return to Italy in favour of joining Manchester City, claim reports.
Milan and Juventus target Edin Dzeko has conceded that his future at Manchester City depends on whether the big-spending club sign another striker.
Inter’s search for an attacking midfielder could see them bid for Paris-Saint Germain’s Nene, according to French newspaper Le Parisien.
Milan are interested in Schalke defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos but face stiff competition from Real Madrid and Anzhi Makhachkala.
Reports in Italy suggest that Milan are struggling to negotiate a deal with Real Madrid due to two economic barriers.
Claudio Marchisio says that whilst Antonio Conte is ‘clearly uncomfortable’ at a possible 10-month ban, he continues to serve as an example.
Lazio ended their pre-season losing streak yesterday at Salernitana, but the game was marred by pre-match clashes between the fans.
Today's front-page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
A new collective bargaining contract for Serie A players has been agreed, which will see those with long-term bans have their wages stopped.
Rumours of Juventus’ interest in Luis Suarez have ended after he officially signed a contract extension with Liverpool.
Antonio Conte has received support in his betting trial from someone he might not necessarily appreciate as a character witness – Luciano Moggi.
Erik Lamela admits Luis Enrique and Zdenek Zeman both use 4-3-3, but “there are differences, absolutely.”
Milan have pulled out of the planned friendly in Palermo on August 12 due to “scheduling problems.”
Palermo midfielder Nicolas Bertolo has apologised “to the police, the fans and the club” after he was arrested for drink-driving and attacking an officer.
Aleandro Rosi has officially signed a five-year contract with Parma after terminating his ties with Roma this afternoon.
There are remarkable reports that Walter Mazzarri’s assistants were caught ‘spying’ on today’s Juventus training session, infuriating the Bianconeri.
Napoli’s new starlet Lorenzo Insigne is hoping to recover from an ankle injury in time to face Juventus in Saturday’s Super Cup, said his agent.
Dario Dainelli has officially signed for Chievo after he terminated his contract by mutual consent with Genoa. “I am very happy.”
Francesco Totti had an injury scare this morning when he left Roma’s Austrian training camp for tests on a knee problem in Italy.
There are shock reports that Antonio Conte could be ready to hand in his resignation if the Juventus Coach is banned for 10 months in the betting trial.
Gazprom have officially denied growing rumours they are prepared to invest €180m into Milan. “This story does not correspond with reality.”
Juan Manuel Vargas is something of an outcast at Fiorentina, but he insists “I am training and hope to stay here.”

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