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The agent of Erik Lamela has rejected talk that his presence in Italy is to get his client a new contract at Roma.
Luis Muriel will probably remain with Udinese despite transfer interest from Milan and Juventus, claims his agent.
The representative of Bogdan Lobont expects his client to sign a new contract with Italian giants Roma.
Italian football needs fresh funds if clubs are to once again compete with Europe’s best sides, says Paolo Maldini.
The good people at Napoli Fans Club London cornered Azzurri legend and Watford boss Gianfranco Zola for a verbal kick about. Give it a watch!
It is likely that Serie A will lose Pescara talent Juan Quintero at the end of the season, says his agent.
Inter have confirmed that they will take part in the Guinness International Champions Cup, an American summer tournament that will also include Juventus and Real Madrid.
Palermo have confirmed that captain Fabrizio Miccoli will not be available for the Sicilian derby at Catania.
M’Baye Niang says he has understood the importance of professionalism following his arrival at Milan.
Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni has named a 23-man squad for tonight’s Coppa Italia semi-final against Roma.
Inter’s Antonio Cassano is one of a number of Serie A players who will take part in a variety of friendly matches organised by Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
Sport Mediaset are claiming that Juventus are closing in on a €120m stadium naming rights deal with Samsung.
Fredy Guarin sees his future at Inter despite the club’s problematic 2012-13 campaign.
Juventus have made no enquiries regarding the future of Mario Gomez, his agent has underlined.
Juventus stopper Giorgio Chiellini is keeping his fingers crossed that he’ll be fit enough to take on Milan on Sunday.
Pasquale Marino remains a big fan of Mauricio Isla despite his problematic campaign at Juventus this season.
Walter Mazzarri is more important to Napoli than Edinson Cavani, says former Azzurri goalkeeper Giuseppe Taglialatela.
Fiorentina are looking into extending the contract of boss Vincenzo Montella, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Riccardo Saponara says Empoli are still his priority despite the fact that he’ll join Italian giants Milan in the summer.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Juventus have beaten Napoli in extra time for the Coppa Italia Primavera youth team trophy despite ending the game with nine men.
Sassuolo got back to winning ways at Reggina and five-star Empoli continued their climb, but Hellas Verona couldn’t break down Cittadella and Grosseto are relegated.
Roma captain Francesco Totti exchanged gifts with the grand-daughter and great-grandson of all-time Serie A top scorer Silvio Piola today.
Juventus have been warned off prime target Luis Suarez. “He’s not for sale,” assured managing director Ian Ayre.
Referee Gianluca Rocchi has hit back at critics, explaining it is “hurtful to hear people say we are not in good faith.”
There are reports that former Inter Coach Jose Mourinho is planning to release an autobiography in October called ‘My football.’
Vladimir Petkovic has told Lazio “to compete on several fronts you need a very big squad” after their Europa League exit and slide down the Serie A standings.
“There have been proposals from Inter and Juventus,” revealed the agent of Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez. “He wants to leave.”
Roma director Walter Sabatini says tomorrow’s Coppa Italia semi-final with Inter “is fundamental for our season.”
Eder is out for at least 10 days, while Nenad Krsticic accused Francelino Matuzalem of “giggling” after ending his season with a dreadful tackle.
Catania have officially signed Argentine winger Sebastian Eduardo Leto from Panathinaikos on a free transfer.
Spanish media have again suggested Inter are pushing to sign Malaga star Isco, but face competition from Manchester City.
Sydney FC talent Terry Antonis is having a trial run at Parma and says he “couldn’t be happier” to complete the transfer, but the Australian club insists it hasn’t accepted any offer.
Roma Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli prepares for tomorrow’s Coppa Italia semi-final against Inter with Daniele De Rossi and promises “this will be Mattia Destro’s game.”
The Disciplinary Commission has chosen not to punish Cagliari striker Mauricio Pinilla for unsporting behaviour even after he confessed to “diving” against Inter.

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