NEWS

Ezequiel Schelotto is still smiling despite being cut from Italy’s Euro 2012 plans earlier on Monday.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has reduced his 32-man Euro 2012 squad to 25 ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly against Luxembourg.
The agent of Milan target Francesco Acerbi has rejected talk that Inter and Juventus have also made a move for the defender.
The representative of Hernanes is adamant that the Lazio midfielder will remain in the Italian capital over the summer.
Italian Football Federation Vice-President Demetrio Albertini has confirmed that Domenico Criscito will not be in Italy’s Euro 2012 squad.
The Corriere dello Sport is suggesting that Italian champions Juventus are interested in Andrea Ranocchia and Cristian Zapata.
The agent of Domenico Criscito is adamant that the player has done nothing wrong after his room at Italy’s Coverciano training base was searched by police.
Roma will make contact with Palermo at some stage this week to enquire about the availability of Matias Silvestre.
French giants Marseille are the latest side to show an interest in available Juventus winger Milos Krasic.
Siena’s Franco Brienza is convinced that boss Giuseppe Sannino will do well with Palermo next season.
Vincenzo Montella is now being paired with the Fiorentina job after links with former club Roma cooled.
Udinese have confirmed that Juventus are interested in Kwadwo Asamoah, but insist it’s still too early for a deal to be done.
Philippe Coutinho is convinced that he will be able to be a part of the new Inter being created by Andrea Stramaccioni.
Roma will reportedly talk to Pescara boss Zdenek Zeman at some stage on Monday about becoming the new Coach in the capital.
Stefano Mauri of Lazio has been arrested, while Domenico Criscito’s national team room and the home of Juventus boss Antonio Conte have been searched by police as part of the betting probe.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Italy tried out the 4-3-1-2 system in training today with Riccardo Montolivo as trequartista behind Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano.
Andrea Dossena’s agent confirms he discussed the Napoli winger’s future with Milan, although “there has not been a formal offer.”
David Pizarro has returned to Roma after his Manchester City spell and pledged to “end my playing career” at the Olimpico.
Catania talent Francesco Lodi admits he was “disappointed” to be left out of Italy’s Euro 2012 squad. "I thought I'd done enough."
There are reports Napoli have pin-pointed the ideal replacement for Ezequiel Lavezzi – Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic.
Carlos Dunga has been linked with the Fiorentina and Lazio benches, but insists he “must choose a club where I can work without them changing the tune.”
Milan will give Alexander Merkel back to Genoa next season, confirmed Rossoblu director of sport Stefano Capozucca.
Miroslav Klose has thanked Lazio for revitalising his career ahead of Euro 2012. “I have found a family here.”
Inter 19-year-old Philippe Coutinho impressed so much on loan to Espanyol that he was nominated breakout player of La Liga this season.
Roma’s negotiations with Real Madrid are continuing over the future of Fernando Gago, which could include a swap with Pablo Daniel Osvaldo.
Inter President Massimo Moratti has thanked the Indonesian supporters for their “joy and passion” during the summer tour.
Pescara’s promotion celebrations have been hit by a bizarre incident, as the open-top bus went up in flames!
The Italy squad underwent a new fitness assessment that included the use of cameras, while they also had a surprise UEFA doping test.
Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni prepares to face Italy in Euro 2012 and assures he is “still useful” in the modern game.
Andrea Pirlo is confident Italy can shine at Euro 2012 by taking inspiration from Juventus. “At Milan they thought I was finished, but here I am...”
Pippo Inzaghi has left the door open to continuing his Serie A career at Fiorentina. “It is a splendid city and I’ve received several offers. We’ll see.”
Christian Maggio confirms Ezequiel Lavezzi is leaving Napoli. “We’d known for some time that Pocho wanted to go.”
Pescara directors have confessed “Roma have been asking after Zdenek Zeman for 10 days and this marriage could well go through.”
The Serie B regular season is over, but the dates and kick-off times of the promotion play-offs and relegation play-outs are drawn up.

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