NEWS

Francesco Lodi has committed his future to Catania on the day that he is being linked with a move to Milan.
Brescia have criticised Juventus for scuppering their attempts to sell Omar El Kaddouri to Parma.
Juventus’ Claudio Marchisio has admitted that he would have preferred to fight for the Super Cup on Italian soil.
Milan are showing an interest in Catania midfielder Francesco Lodi, according to Sport Mediaset.
Leandro Castan is delighted following his switch to Italian giants Roma. “It’s like playing for Brazil,” he raved.
Lorenzo Insigne will soon put pen to paper on a new improved contract with Serie A giants Napoli.
The first game of the new Serie A season will take place in Tuscany when Fiorentina host Udinese, the Lega Serie A have confirmed.
Udinese have distanced themselves from reports that they could make a new bid for Juventus’ Michele Pazienza.
Taye Taiwo is reportedly on the verge of a Milan exit after flying out for a medical with Dynamo Kiev.
Parma will reportedly strengthen their squad with two new players once Roma return from their tour of America.
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri says he wants Walter Gargano to stay – but he didn’t exactly rule out a summer exit.
Rodrigo Palacio expects Wesley Sneijder to play a key role in the campaign as Inter look to recover from last term’s disaster.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo wants to stay at Roma and win back his place in the Italy plans of boss Cesare Prandelli.
Marco Verratti has no regrets about turning his back on Italian football for a future with Paris Saint-Germain.
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri says he’d be happy with the possible arrival of Palermo’s Federico Balzaretti.
Inter’s pursuit of Mauricio Pinilla may have already ended after Cagliari valued him at a massive €18m.
Marek Hamsik says he has no problem with the new role given to him by Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri this season.
The representative of Ricky Alvarez has rubbished reports that his client could leave Inter for Catania this summer.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Napoli continued their pre-season preparations by defeating Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 with Marek Hamsik and Goran Pandev on target.
It’s reported Lazio have left Francelino Matuzalem, Giuseppe Sculli and Pasquale Foggia out of their pre-season training camp, suggesting an imminent sale.
Alberto Aquilani’s agent has dismissed reports of a move to Fiorentina as “impossible. He will remain at Liverpool.”
Antonio Di Natale resumed training with Udinese today after an extended post-Euro 2012 summer vacation.
Napoli have officially confirmed the Italian Super Cup against Juventus will be held in Beijing on August 11.
Robert Lewandowski has been repeatedly linked with Juventus, but his agent insists “we never even spoke to them.”
Goalkeeper Mariano Andujar has high hopes for Catania after returning from a loan spell. “The time has come to prove my worth.”
Bojan Krkic seems a different player since Zdenek Zeman took over at Roma. “I am sure we can achieve important results this season.”
Fiorentina are negotiating an exchange with Liverpool between Juan Manuel Vargas and Alberto Aquilani.
Ciro Ferrara is already looking forward to Sampdoria’s season opener against Milan. “I want a warrior side.”
Julio Cesar is reportedly prepared to terminate his contract with Inter so that he can join Roma on a free transfer.
Liverpool are reportedly preparing a €20m offer for Bologna’s Uruguayan talent Gaston Ramirez.
Juventus could close the deal for Atalanta and Italy Under-21 international Manolo Gabbiadini on Monday, though he will then go to Bologna.
Udinese are considering a bid for young Swiss international midfielder Fabian Frei from FC Basel.
Italian and British media claim Wesley Sneijder has advised Inter to invest in Everton defender Johnny Heitinga.
Fiorentina have seen their link with Alberto Aquilani rekindled, as the Liverpool man could be set for another spell in Serie A.

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