NEWS

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini will take no part in Italy’s upcoming games against Brazil and Malta.
Marcello Lippi has no problem with being ranked behind Antonio Conte when it comes to men who have trained Gigi Buffon.
Lionel Messi has thanked Antonio Cassano after the latter named his newborn son after the Barcelona ace.
Dante expects his Bayern Munich side to be tested by Juventus in the Champions League last eight.
The agent of Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez will reportedly meet with Juventus before the end of this month.
Parma forward Amauri has admirers in the Brazilian top flight, his agent has confirmed.
Fabrizio Miccoli could leave Palermo at the end of the season, says chief Maurizio Zamparini.
Former Italy boss Azeglio Vicini – who celebrates his 80th birthday today – has fond memories of World Cup 1990 despite the Azzurri’s failure to win the trophy.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sassuolo were caught at the last second and Hellas Verona moved into joint second place, while Bepi Pillon made a spectacular debut on the Reggina bench.
Lazio star Hernanes has warned his Brazil teammates over the task that awaits them against Italy. “They have a truly strong defence.”
Antonio Conte threatened to leave Italy a few days ago, but this evening told Juventus fans he “will try” to become the Sir Alex Ferguson of Juventus.
New reports suggest Juventus have resumed talks with the agent of Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, who has a price-tag of around €30m.
Davide Santon is in doubt for Italy’s Under-21 games against Russia and Ukraine after he pulled up with a muscular problem.
Mario Balotelli, Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Riccardo Montolivo were tested in training as Italy prepare for Thursday’s game with Brazil.
Giuseppe Rossi expressed his joy at returning to Italy for work with Fiorentina, even if he was held up and fined in Frankfurt.
Palermo Coach Giuseppe Sannino returned to the job after their disastrous run, but believes they can achieve safety. “It would be a masterpiece.”
Under-21 Italy Coach Devis Mangia explains why Davide Santon and Mattia De Sciglio switched teams, as “the Nazionale is one big squad.”
Roma director Bruno Conti is confident Francesco Totti “would make the difference” if he were to come out of retirement for Italy.
Luca Antonelli has returned to the Italy squad for the first time in three years and the Genoa man is enjoying this Azzurri “dream.”
Reports are linking Chievo director of sport Giovanni Sartori with the job at Inter next season, but he is refusing to comment.
Bayern Munich are thinking about a summer bid for Napoli hitman Edinson Cavani, claims FIFA agent Pasquale Gallo.
Thiago Silva said it will be “a source of great pride” to play against Italy and the Brazilian already knows who he’ll swap shirts with.
Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has insisted that his side's Champions League quarter-final with Juventus is wide open.
Roma captain Francesco Totti has once again refused to be drawn on Cesare Prandelli's claims that he could be re-called to the national team.
Vasco da Gama defender Dede is set to leave the club at the end of the season, with reports that Milan could make a move for the 24-year-old.
Inter are tracking the progress of Eintracht Frankfurt defender Sebastian Jung, according to reports in the Italian Press.
Parma boss Roberto Donadoni has reiterated his commitment to the club despite rumours of interest from Milan.
Giuseppe Rossi's agent has claimed that his client is in high spirits after he finally arrived in Florence.
Zenit St Petersburg striker Hulk as admitted that he would be open to the idea of playing in Italy next season.
In Antonio Conte Juventus have one of the best Coaches anywhere in Europe, goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has claimed today.
Gianluigi Buffon has admitted that he would back the idea of Roma captain Francesco Totti receiving a re-call to the Italian national team.
Brazil will be without Chelsea’s Ramires for Thursday’s glamour international friendly against Italy in Geneva.
Roma captain Francesco Totti may be 36, but Carlo Mazzone is convinced he can still do a job for Italy.
Juventus are capable of creating Bayern Munich problems in their Champions League meeting, says Cristian Molinaro.

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