NEWS

Cesare Prandelli will wait until the last possible moment before telling his players the starting line-up for this evening’s match with Croatia.
Bruno Conti has praised Vincenzo Montella and Andrea Stramaccioni for their dramatic rise on the Italian coaching scene.
New Genoa CEO Pietro Lo Monaco has discussed the club’s transfer strategy and claimed his rapport with President Enrico Preziosi will last.
Pescara are evaluating Juventus’ latest offer for Italian Under-21 international Marco Verratti, claim Sky Sport Italia.
Gennaro Gattuso has warned Milan fans that they may have to show some patience before the team can return to winning ways.
Despite some doubts, boss Cesare Prandelli is expected to field the same Italy side that faced Spain in today’s game against Croatia.
Fiorentina have admitted an interest in Emiliano Viviano as they look to make a decision on who will be their goalkeeper for next season.
Alessandro Diamanti is being linked with a move to Zenit St Petersburg after winning the praise of boss Luciano Spalletti.
Erik Lamela is hoping to become a Serie A star under the guidance of new Roma boss Zdenek Zeman next season.
Gennaro Gattuso still has hopes of signing for Rangers despite the Scottish club’s financial problems.
Napoli may have found the answer to their left wing-back issues after Danish defender Simon Poulsen was linked with the Vesuviani.
Italy Under-21 star Manolo Gabbiadini is reportedly one step away from a move to Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund.
Italy’s 2006 World Cup hero Fabio Grosso is considering retirement despite interest in his services from foreign clubs.
Juventus will hold talks with Parma on Thursday to discuss the future of the co-owned Sebastian Giovinco.
Alberto Gilardino will not be leaving Genoa during the summer transfer window, his agent has underlined.
Italy should start with Antonio Di Natale in Thursday’s Euro 2012 game against Croatia, says Salvatore Schillaci.
Chelsea are ready to make a €25m offer to Fiorentina for Stevan Jovetic, claims the Gazzetta dello Sport.
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Milan President Silvio Berlusconi “intends to resist the PSG offers for Thiago Silva,” revealed Adriano Galliani.
Leonardo insists PSG are still in negotiations for both Thiago Silva and Ezequiel Lavezzi. “We’ll see what happens next week.”
Mario Gomez hit a sensational brace as Germany sent rivals Holland to a second consecutive defeat despite Robin Van Persie’s late strike.
Mauro Zarate’s agent reveals Lazio have received an “unofficial proposal from Malaga worth €12m and he’ll probably end up in Spain.”
A gay rights association in Italy has called for Antonio Cassano to be dropped after his homophobic comments. “It was horrible and vulgar.”
It’s reported Ignazio Abate needed five stitches to his face after an accidental collision in today’s Italy training session.
Mauricio Isla’s agent confirms he is “discussing the contract details” with Juventus, though Udinese teammate Kwadwo Asamoah is not yet certain of joining him.
Andrea Pirlo is confident Italy are “aware of our strength” going into tomorrow’s game with Croatia. “With these components, we can go far.”
Denmark fought back from 2-0 down with Nicklas Bendtner’s brace, but were ultimately beaten 3-2 by Portugal in a thrilling encounter.
Catania have presented new Coach Rolando Maran and signed Amidu Salifu from Fiorentina. “It was impossible to turn this chance down.”
Cesare Prandelli said he has “just one doubt” on who to field against Croatia tomorrow, but refused to confirm or deny whether Mario Balotelli risked the chop.
Croatia manager Slaven Bilic has no fear of facing Italy tomorrow. “Luka Modric is better than Andrea Pirlo.”
Roberto Di Matteo has been confirmed as the permanent Chelsea manager with a two-year contract after winning the Champions League and FA Cup.
Lazio director of sport Igli Tare confirms “Ederson will be playing with Lazio next season,” but rules out a bid for Juventus outcast Milos Krasic.
PSG director Leonardo has put the brakes on their €47m swoop for Milan star Thiago Silva by stating “we might give up on the signing.”
The agent of Alberto Aquilani has rejected the notion that Liverpool could let his client leave the club on a free transfer.
Inter youth team striker Samuele Longo will play for Genoa in 2012-13, the Marassi outfit have confirmed.

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