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Whilst some reports have Napoli as on the verge of completing a deal for Alvaro Pereira, others put Inter in place as attempting to hijack it.
In the market for one central defender already, Lazio could be forced into shopping for a second if Modibo Diakite turns down a new contract.
The betting trials have taken a new twist overnight with the news that Federal Prosecutor Stefano Palazzi is appealing last week’s rulings.
Jose Mourinho has again taken time to reflect on his success in Europe as a Coach and has suggested a new nickname for himself.
Today's front-page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Douglas Maicon has been included by Andrea Stramaccioni in Inter’s Europa League squad for the Play-off round.
Milan director Ariedo Braida has denied reports from earlier today that the club were discussing sending Djamel Mesbah to Palermo.
Despite beginning to feel the physical strain, Siena defender Emanuele Pesoli is continuing with his hunger strike.
The President of the Coaches’ Association in Italy has advised Zdenek Zeman and Juventus to both try and avoid controversy.
Miroslav Klose has confirmed that he intends to play for Germany at the 2014 World Cup and beyond that time at club level.
Genoa resolved a dispute between Alexander Merkel and Cristobal Jorquera over who should take the No 10 shirt by holding a charity auction.
Alberto Aquilani has been handed the iconic No 10 jersey, whilst Emiliano Viviano takes No 1 as Fiorentina confirm their squad numbers for 2012-13.
Italy will wear specially designed shirts for their friendly this week with England to commemorate 30 years since lifting the World Cup of 1982.
Cesare Prandelli has explained the reasoning behind his young Italy selection and revealed that Mario Balotelli, when fit, will take a major role.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta has given an update on Juventus’ search for a striker, admitting Fernando Llorente’s situation is being monitored.
Giuseppe Rossi’s agent believes the striker would welcome a move to Milan, but also says that any number of clubs will be moving for him.
Mario Balotelli will miss Italy’s first fixture of the 2012-13 campaign, as conjunctivitis rules him out of Wednesday’s friendly with England.
Athletic Bilbao have confirmed that striker Fernando Llorente won’t be renewing his contract with the club, paving the way for a move to Juventus.
Roma are reportedly staying in Brazil for their search for defensive reinforcements, with another young centre-back identified.
Alessandro Del Piero has thanked Gigi Buffon for dedicating Juventus’ Super Cup win to him and revealed how he experienced the win.
According to reports in Portugal, Napoli are on the verge of completing a move for Porto’s defender Alvaro Pereira.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has revealed that Giulio Migliaccio wants to leave the club for family reasons and a transfer could be imminent.
Inter’s Samuele Longo is aiming to be better than Italy Under-21 teammate Mattia Destro one day.
England’s Joe Hart, Daniel Sturridge and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have withdrawn from the squad that will face Italy on Wednesday night due to injury.
Fernando Llorente has reportedly told Athletic Bilbao that he intends to leave the club this summer, with Juventus edging closer.
Philippe Mexes is reportedly available on the transfer market for interested parties, but Milan are understood to have not received any offers.
Palermo have emerged as the latest interested party in Milan’s full-back Djamel Mesbah, with a deal rumoured to discussed today.
Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon has emerged as a surprise transfer target for Inter, according to Sportsmediaset.
There are conflicting reports today surrounding whether or not Juventus forward Fabio Quagliarella is happy with a potential move to Fiorentina.
Milan have made early moves for both Marco Borriello and Alessandro Matri in anticipation of missing out on Ricky Kaka.
Aurelio De Laurentiis has broken Napoli’s Press blackout to hit back at the Lega Serie A, admitting that his team could never play the Super Cup again.
Palermo hit Parma for four Palermo continued their unbeaten run in pre-season with a convincing 4-1 defeat of fellow Serie A side Parma at the Renzo Barbera.
Today's front-page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta confirms they are “negotiating to bring Fernando Llorente here, but it’s not easy.”
Udinese continue talks for Mexican Olympic gold medallist Javier Aquino, but could send him to Granada first.

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