NEWS

Udinese have dismissed reports that they are considering dispensing with the services of Coach Francesco Guidolin in favour of Andrea Mandorlini.
Jose Mourinho holds fond memories of Mario Balotelli and says he’d work with him in the future, even if that possibility seems unlikely.
Miroslav Klose has reiterated his desire to continue playing for a couple more years, and revealed that he has several ‘important offers’.
On loan Inter defender Rolando has commented that whilst ‘Porto are always in my heart’, he cannot predict where his future lies.
Marco Motta says the first six months of the season at Juventus did not affect him, but better prepared him for life now at Genoa.
Erick Thohir’s MLS outfit DC United have announced the appointment of Inter assistant Enzo Concina as assistant Coach.
Mario Balotelli says he is ‘trying with all his strength’ to return for Milan in time for their weekend trip to Udinese.
Claudio Marchisio says that Juventus’ attention will not be on hoping Napoli stall Roma’s title bid further, but on Fiorentina.
Roma’s Kevin Strootman is set for evaluation on a knee injury sustained yesterday evening, but initial diagnosis is it is only bruising.
Vicente del Bosque admits Spain better controlled the play against Italy yesterday, as he reflects once more on Fernando Llorente’s international prospects.
Beppe Marotta has explained that contract renewal talks between Juventus and Antonio Conte won’t conclude until the title race is over.
Erick Thohir is once more in Italy and has promised that Inter will look to build on the recent captures of Hernanes and Nemanja Vidic.
Milan’s holding company Fininvest has denied speculation that Silvio Berlusconi is looking to sell the Rossoneri.
Emanuele Giaccherini explained why Italy seemed to be a step behind Spain in their friendly test.
Alessio Cerci feels his performance against Spain was a big step towards a spot with Italy at the World Cup.
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Gigi Buffon revealed what put him off for the Spain goal and was surprised by Gabriel Paletta’s “sumptuous” debut.
Ciro Immobile thanked Cesare Prandelli for his senior Italy debut against Spain. “We had good scoring opportunities.”
Claudio Marchisio was impressed with Spain, but also by Italy’s debutants after a 1-0 result in Madrid.
Parma defender Gabriel Paletta was “happy with my debut, but a little sad at the result” of Spain-Italy.
Cesare Prandelli felt Italy’s fitness levels were “almost embarrassing” compared to Spain, so the quality couldn’t shine through.
Alessio Cerci hit the woodwork, but Pedro Rodriguez got the only goal as Spain beat Italy in a friendly.
Bloomberg claims President Silvio Berlusconi has hired a company to seek potential buyers for Milan.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio admired their patience in a victory away to Northern Ireland, but Serbia complicate the group.
Gabriel Paletta and Diego Costa get their international debuts in tonight’s prestigious Spain-Italy friendly in Madrid.
Newcastle United, Sunderland and Southampton are reportedly lining up a summer offer for Livorno hitman Paulinho.
Gabriel Paletta makes his Italy debut against Spain tonight and the Parma defender is linked with Tottenham and Manchester United.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta admits he met with Real Madrid today, but wouldn’t say if it involved Paul Pogba or Arturo Vidal.
Italy’s Under-21 side secured a 2-0 victory in Northern Ireland with goals from Daniele Rugani and Brentford’s Marcello Trotta.
Roma have appointed Chief Commercial Officer Sean Barror today, a new position at the club.
There are reports Fiorentina have secured a deal for Argentine teenager Nicolas Minutella.
Torino will be without Giovanni Pasquale against Inter as well after he suffered a thigh strain.
Kevin Strootman maintains “Serie A makes you stronger” before he has even completed a full season at Roma.
Lazio will be without Cristian Ledesma for at least 10 days after he strained ligaments in his left knee.
Gianluigi Buffon has signalled Italy’s opening Group D clash with England as key to the success of their 2014 World Cup campaign.

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