NEWS

Ricky Alvarez was happy with his performance in Inter’s penalty shoot-out victory against Juventus.
Parma are showing an interest in available Fiorentina and Italy defender Mattia Cassani.
Carlos Tevez had thoughts of hanging up his boots before Juventus made him an offer this summer.
Kevin Strootman says boss Rudi Garcia was a major factor in why he decided to leave PSV for Roma this summer.
Juventus are keeping an eye on Xabi Alonso’s contract situation at Real Madrid seeing as he may be available on a Bosman next summer.
Milan don’t have the money to sign Davide Astori or Davide Santon, the agent of the two players has stated.
Gianluigi Buffon insists his Juventus side will be competitive when they face Lazio in the Italian Super Cup Final on August 18.
Massimiliano Allegri concedes Juventus will be favourites for the Serie A title, but he’s optimistic about the chances of his youthful Milan side.
Roma boss Rudi Garcia has explained why he wanted the club to sign Gervinho from Premiership giants Arsenal.
Napoli have reportedly made Cagliari an offer to sign the trio of Radja Nainggolan, Davide Astori and Victor Ibarbo.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte is refusing to panic after defeat to Inter, but has again warned his players against complacency during 2013-14.
Walter Mazzarri believes his Inter side are starting to assimilate his tactics after their display in the penalty shoot-out win against Juventus.
Juventus finished last in the International Champions Cup after losing to Inter on penalties, 1-1 on 90 minutes.
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Inter and Juventus go head-to-head tonight in Miami for the International Champions Cup.
Cagliari have reached an agreement with the local council to use the Stadio Sant’Elia again from October, but until then play in Trieste.
Verona have officially signed goalkeeper Nikolay Mihaylov from FC Twente.
Catania and Genoa are considering the option of taking Kingsley Boateng on loan from Milan this summer.
Parma have officially loaned defender Fabiano Santacroce to Serie B side Padova.
New buy Dries Mertens assures he is “not afraid of competition” in the Napoli midfield.
Javier Zanetti is injured, but sticking with his Inter teammates for tonight’s match with Juventus. “I think Walter Mazzarri knows I can help.”
Verona starlet Jorginho has turned down big offers from Italy and abroad, but hinted he’ll be moving on next summer.
Bologna are reportedly prepared to sell Saphir Taider to Inter for €6m plus players including Rene Krhin, Alfred Duncan and Ibrahima Mbaye.
Livorno President Aldo Spinelli confirmed they’re negotiating to bring Alessandro Lucarelli back from Parma.
Diego Laxalt is disappointed his Inter debut was such a dismal game, but hopes to feature against Juventus tonight.
Federico Marchetti is confident Lazio “can beat Juventus” in the Italian Super Cup. “We have the same spirit as last season.”
Norwich City are set to increase their offer for Juventus striker Fabio Quagliarella after a £7m proposal was rejected.
Chelsea wide man Wallace will join Inter “as soon as possible,” said the Brazilian’s agent. “We are continuing negotiations.”
Chievo have confirmed their shirt numbers for the 2013-14 campaign.
Gigi Di Biagio has called up his first Italy Under-21 squad for a friendly against Slovakia on August 14.
Leandro Damiao’s agent reveals a move to Napoli fell through because “sponsorship contracts made it impossible.”
“Gervinho had been dreaming of Serie A for at least three years,” revealed the new Roma hitman’s agent.
Hull City are reportedly swooping for Bologna striker Robert Acquafresca, beating Livorno to the punch.
Martin Skrtel could well join Pepe Reina and Rafa Benitez at Napoli, as Liverpool are prepared to release him on loan.
Inter face Juventus tonight in Miami and Walter Mazzarri insists they are “in very different situations.”

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