NEWS

England will face Italy in the quarter-finals after defeating Ukraine at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk, but have the match officials to thank for a missed goal.
Italy will have to make do without Giorgio Chiellini for their Euro 2012 quarter-final, after the defender’s thigh strain was confirmed.
Fiorentina have released a brief statement on their official website to make clear their position on Stevan Jovetic’s future.
Parma have retracted an earlier statement on their official website confirming the transfer of Sebastian Giovinco to Juventus.
Matias Silvestre is reportedly just a few steps away from completing a €11m transfer from Palermo to Inter.
Pescara have confirmed that Juventus are close to reaching an agreement with them over the purchase of up-and-coming star Marco Verratti.
Inter’s young Dutch attacker Luc Castaignos has confirmed that he will be leaving the club this summer, probably in a permanent deal too.
Alessandro Del Piero’s agent has rejected the idea that his client has decided on where he will play next term, but he does hint at a preference.
Director general Beppe Marotta has confirmed that Juventus intend to keep hold of Sebastian Giovinco, as they edge closer to taking full ownership of the player.
Parma have confirmed the sale of their half of Sebastian Giovinco back to Juventus, for a fee of €11m.
Rafa Benitez has not rejected Sampdoria’s initial approach and is believed to be prepared to begin talks over becoming their next Coach.
Sebastian Giovinco’s move to Juventus is just awaiting final confirmation, says his agent, who reveals that the transfer was decided upon a while ago.
Fabio Capello has again ruled out the possibility of ever becoming Italy Coach, before musing on the Azzurri’s possible Euro 2012 quarter-final opponents.
Juventus have today made some transfer decisions regarding youngsters Ciro Immobile, Stefano Beltrame, Leonardo Spinazzola and Alberto Libertazzi.
Sebastian Giovinco’s co-ownership status between Parma and Juventus has reportedly been resolved in the Old Lady’s favour.
Udinese insist that they have no plans to sell Samir Handanovic on the transfer market this summer.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has reassured Mario Balotelli that he has faith in the young striker. “Nobody wants to do him any harm.”
Newly promoted Torino insist that only a “crazy” offer could tempt them into selling Italian international Angelo Ogbonna.
Genoa have reportedly agreed a fee with Chievo to sign Francesco Acerbi outright from their co-ownership deal.
Serie A side Atalanta have revealed that an English giant have shown transfer interest in Federico Peluso.
Alberto Aquilani’s Liverpool future will be decided by new boss Brendan Rodgers, says the player’s agent.
Sky Sport Italia are claiming Inter have told Juventus that Andrea Ranocchia is not for sale this summer.
Milan have rejected transfer speculation suggesting that Kevin Prince Boateng could move to Real Madrid in a swap with Ricky Kaka.
Maarten Stekelenburg says he’s happy at Roma and looking forward to the prospect of working with new boss Zdenek Zeman.
Emanuele Giaccherini is 100 per cent a Juventus player after he was signed outright from Cesena.
Reports in Italy are suggesting that Juventus will agree a deal with Parma later today to take back full ownership of Sebastian Giovinco.
Roma’s on-loan Simon Kjaer has opened the door to staying permanently with the capital club, although he concedes his wishes might not be met.
Milan have rejected Real Madrid’s initial bid for Kevin-Prince Boateng, according to Tuttosport.
Veteran Brazil and Inter defender Lucio will soon become a Fenerbahce player, according to Sky Sport Italia.
Sampdoria stalwart Angelo Palombo could be set for a surprise move to Dubai, report Sky Sports Italia.
Alberto Gilardino’s agent has refused to deny that the striker will leave Genoa this summer, although he says that French club Monaco are not an option.
The agent of Giampaolo Pazzini has denied that the Inter striker will be sold back to one of his former clubs.
Emanuele Giaccherini’s future looks to be sorted as Juventus are closing in on a deal to buy out his co-ownership agreement from Cesena, according to Sky Sport Italia.
Real Madrid remain on the trail of Inter right-back Maicon two years after their original interest, according to Spanish reports.
Claudio Marchisio has declared that Italy are not afraid of their quarter-final opponent after progressing through the group stages of Euro 2012 last night.

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