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Denmark boss Morten Olsen has pinpointed Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli as Italy’s key players ahead of Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier.
Robinho has played down more links with Santos. “I have a contract with Milan,” stated the Brazilian international.
The agent of Juventus’ Fabio Quagliarella has rubbished reports of a January swap deal with Pablo Daniel Osvaldo of Roma.
Atalanta have slashed ticket prices for their home game against Siena as part of their 105th birthday celebrations.
Milan are keeping an eye on Cameroon and Marseille stopper Nicolas N’Koulou, the Italian giants have confirmed.
Sampdoria boss Ciro Ferrara says he’ll be happy with whatever result when former clubs Juventus and Napoli meet in Week 8.
Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti has cooled links with Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi.
October 15, 1967, is one of the darkest days in Italian football history. It was when Gigi Meroni was tragically killed at the age of just 24.
The President of the Italian Football Federation has backed boss Cesare Prandelli’s decision to snub Antonio Cassano.
Napoli’s Christian Maggio has been allowed to leave Italy’s training camp to attend the birth of his first child.
Juventus’ Gigi Buffon is still a doubt for Italy’s World Cup qualifier against Denmark on Tuesday evening.
Gaetano D’Agostino of Siena is hoping to be back in action for the Week 9 game against his hometown club Palermo.
Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella is destined for coaching success, says veteran tactician Giovanni Galeone.
Inter are reportedly considering doing a deal with Villarreal for Giuseppe Rossi in January ahead of the 2013-14 campaign.
Roma boss Zdenek Zeman is considering giving Jose Dodo his Serie A debut in the weekend’s game at Genoa.
Fiorentina have already started work on signing Emiliano Viviano on a permanent basis from Palermo.
Italy beat Armenia 3-1 on Friday night in World Cup qualifying. Here are all the goals just in case you missed them.
There were some beauties netted in the World Cup qualifying on Friday, including one from Juventus’ Nicklas Bentdner.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Livorno continued their march towards promotion with a crucial away victory that keeps Reggina in real trouble.
Inter President Massimo Moratti hailed Andrea Stramaccioni, Javier Zanetti and confirmed “I believe in the Scudetto.”
There are reports Fiorentina are close to a deal for Olympique Lyonnais striker Lisandro Lopez.
Lazio hitman Miroslav Klose warns Milan he is “in great shape” and further boosted by his goals for Germany.
Abel Hernandez went under the knife yesterday on a knee injury that could keep him out for six months, but the Palermo striker hopes he’ll return “within four.”
Inter are reportedly preparing a new offer for Porto centre-back Rolando in January.
Empoli have confirmed they have a deal in place to sell Under-21 international Riccardo Saponara to Parma.
Mattia De Sciglio is “honoured” by the comparison with Milan and Italy legend Paolo Maldini, though the 19-year-old is arguably more versatile.
Cagliari’s appeal against the 3-0 result awarded to Roma could result in the game being replayed or the Sardinians docked points.
Riccardo Montolivo insists he has “no regrets” about joining Milan and defends Italy from post-Armenia criticism.
Cristian Ledesma is “fired up” for Lazio’s Serie A clash with Milan and hopes he can earn an Azzurri recall.
Sassuolo thumped 10-man Varese to stay top with Hellas Verona keeping up, but Spezia needed a last-gasp penalty and Padova won the Veneto derby.
Emanuele Giaccherini cast his eye over Italy’s World Cup qualifier with Denmark, next week’s Juventus-Napoli showdown and Inter’s Scudetto ambitions.
Philippe Coutinho is confident Inter “are on the same level as Juventus and Napoli, so can win the Scudetto.”
Nicklas Bendtner prepares to face Italy with Denmark and will do everything possible “to ensure Juventus make the move from Arsenal permanent.”
Riccardo Montolivo hopes Gigi Buffon can shake off his injury to face Denmark. “We need him, as he is a leader in every sense.”

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