NEWS

Tottenham Hotspur star Rafael Van Der Vaart admits he would “like to play in Italy,” as he has a “good feeling” about Serie A.
Stephan El Shaarawy would “not be frightened” if Zlatan Ibrahimovic left Milan and he stepped up the pecking order, said his agent.
It’s reported that Gian Piero Gasperini’s meeting with Pescara went well, so he could be Zdenek Zeman’s replacement.
“After six years at Inter, the time may well have come for Douglas Maicon to change scenery,” announced his agent.
Cesare Prandelli said he’ll wait “until the last minute” for Andrea Barzagli to recover and will use an adaptable system against Spain with Daniele De Rossi in defence.
Italy legend Gianni Rivera hopes the betting scandal can “eliminate the bad apples” from the calcio system.
Roma director general Franco Baldini insists Zdenek Zeman was not a second choice and hasn’t been barred from talking about referees.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva “are 99.9 per cent sure of staying” at Milan, declared Vice-President Adriano Galliani.
Zdenek Zeman has held his first press conference as new Coach of Roma. “I knew that sooner or later I would’ve returned here.”
Fiorentina have begun reinforcing the squad by officially signing 21-year-old Egyptian international Ahmed Hegazy.
Juventus have reportedly dropped their interest in Radja Nainggolan and will pursue other avenues in the summer transfer market.
Delio Rossi has refused to confirm or deny rumours that he is in talks with Catania about becoming their next Coach.
New Roma Coach Zdenek Zeman is reportedly keen to reignite his personal interest in Napoli’s Eduardo Vargas.
Massimiliano Allegri has admitted that another 10 years in the game will be enough to take him to early retirement.
Genoa’s new sporting director Pietro Lo Monaco has confirmed that the club will not be signing Giuseppe Sculli on a permanent deal.
After struggling in the final stretch of Lazio's Serie A season with a thigh strain, Miroslav Klose has declared himself fit this summer for Germany.
Bojan Krkic has encouraged La Liga side Malaga’s reported interest in him, but admits that he is likely to be staying with Roma for another year.
Wesley Sneijder has revealed his belief that current Inter Coach Andrea Stramaccioni is responsible for his return to a healthier and happier state.
Giuseppe Rossi’s agent has again encouraged prospective clubs interested in the crocked star to consider the value of signing him from Villarreal.
Chievo’s sporting director Luigi Sartori has admitted defeat in keeping hold of Michael Bradley, but denies rumours of Perparim Hetemaj’s departure.
Gigi De Canio is confident that Genoa will have a successful 2012-13 after only just escaping relegation this time around.
Cristian Zapata is of transfer interest to clubs in Italy following Villarreal’s relegation, his agent has confirmed.
Mario Balotelli only took part in light training on Tuesday in Italy’s final session before leaving for Euro 2012.
Palermo have admitted that Emiliano Viviano and Matias Silvestre could both still be in their squad for the 2012-13 campaign.
Genoa have made it clear that they will not consider any offers for Alberto Gilardino or Alexander Merkel.
Argentine defender Facundo Roncaglia has cooled reports that he has already agreed to join Fiorentina.
Relegated Novara have confirmed that Milan and Genoa are showing transfer interest in Marco Rigoni.
Antonio Candreva is keeping his fingers crossed that he will be signed outright by Lazio this summer.
Genoa insist that there is no certainty about where Mattia Destro will be playing his club football next season.
Juventus would be making no mistake in securing the signature of Robin Van Persie this summer, says Ruud Gullit.
Atalanta have received no official offer from Napoli for either Federico Peluso or Ezequiel Schelotto.
Salvatore Bocchetti is ready to end his career with Rubin Kazan should a big Italian club make him an offer this summer.
The injured Andrea Barzagli is remaining optimistic that he will be able to feature for Italy at Euro 2012 this summer.
Cagliari defender Davide Astori is in pole position to replace Andrea Barzagli if the latter is withdrawn from Italy’s Euro 2012 squad.
The Gazzetta dello Sport is today leading with a report that Paris Saint-Germain have made Milan an offer for Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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