NEWS

Former Roma official Franco Baldini has been appointed as the new Technical Director of Tottenham.
Napoli stopper Federico Fernandez is willing to accept a second loan spell in Spain with Getafe.
Palermo have admitted they are disappointed Fiorentina decided against signing Emiliano Viviano on a permanent basis.
Bari have failed to rule out selling their share of Nicola Bellomo just a day after his co-ownership deal with Chievo was renewed.
The representative of Genoa’s Luca Antonelli has rejected suggestions that transfer talks have begun with Inter.
The agent of David Pizarro will meet with Fiorentina officials on Wednesday to discuss his client’s future.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is expected to start with Christian Maggio and Alberto Aquilani in the team that will face Japan this evening.
Matias Silvestre doesn’t seem keen on being sent to Parma as part of the deal for Ishak Belfodil. “I want to stay at Inter.”
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Cesare Prandelli admits “there could be two, three or even four” changes as Italy face Japan in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday night.
Sky Sport Italia claim Fabio Capello will be announced as PSG Coach on Wednesday, freeing Carlo Ancelotti to Real Madrid.
Daniele De Rossi is concerned by Shinji Kagawa of Japan, but explains why he plays better for the Azzurri than for Roma.
There are reports Inter have agreed a €3m deal selling Under-21 international defender Giulio Donati to Bayer Leverkusen.
Italy could introduce Alberto Aquilani and Christian Maggio to the starting XI for their Confederations Cup match with Japan.
Former Udinese, Lecce and Siena Coach Serse Cosmi has sensationally been linked with the job at Brazilian giants Santos.
Mediaset Premium claim Monaco have offered €60m to buy Milan stars Stephan El Shaarawy and Kevin-Prince Boateng.
Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui was “very proud” to retain the Under-21 European title after beating Italy in “a very hard match.”
Napoli have officially exercised their option to buy half of Pablo Armero from Udinese.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete warns the European Under-21 Final defeat to Spain shows “Italian clubs must make more of their young players.”
Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez’s agent confirmed Fiorentina, Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Manchester City “are interested.”
Inter President Massimo Moratti confirmed talks for Antonio Cassano to join Parma for Ishak Belfodil. “He can be the new Benzema."
Italy midfielder Fausto Rossi insists “we couldn’t have done anything more” after a 4-2 European Under-21 Championship Final defeat to Spain.
Marco Verratti admits “Spain are a step ahead” after Italy lost the European Under-21 Championship Final.
It’s crisis time for Cagliari, as Brescia council refused to rent their stadium, so the club has two days to find a ‘home’ venue.
Devis Mangia praised his Italy Under-21 side after their 4-2 Final defeat to Spain, noting “their only flaw was inexperience.”
Ciro Immobile and Fabio Borini weren’t enough, as Italy lost 4-2 to Spain and Thiago Alcantara’s hat-trick in the European Under-21 Championship Final.
Sky Sport Italia claim Inter have agreed to buy half of Parma’s Ishak Belfodil for €10m plus Antonio Cassano and Matias Silvestre loans.
Japan manager Alberto Zaccheroni can’t deny “it’s a special game” against Italy in the Confederations Cup tomorrow.
Torino have officially renewed their co-ownership deal with Udinese, so Paulo Vitor Barreto remains with the Granata.
Inter are reportedly prepared to offer Antonio Cassano to Parma in exchange for Ishak Belfodil.
Santos have put their Robinho move in doubt by warning “the figures Milan and the player told us are very high.”
The referee for Italy’s Confederations Cup match with Japan is Argentinean Diego Abal, while Howard Webb officiates Brazil-Mexico.
Fabio Borini, Marco Verratti and Lorenzo Insigne face Isco, David De Gea and Alvaro Morata in the European Under-21 Championship Final.
Fredy Guarin has become the latest Inter midfielder linked with a move away from San Siro, as Walter Mazzarri looks to revamp the Nerazzurri.
Fiorentina have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Gustavo Munua from Levante on a free transfer.

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