Agent says AC Milan's Cassano must accept Prandelli decisions | Serie A News | Tribal Football

September 20, 2014 § Leave a comment

The agent of AC Milan striker Antonio Cassano refuses to criticise Italy coach Cesare Prandelli after hooking him during their victory over England.

The agent of AC Milan striker Antonio Cassano refuses to criticise Italy coach Cesare Prandelli after hooking him during their victory over England.

The Milan forward was replaced by Bologna attacking midfielder Alessandro Diamanti, the man who struck home the decisive penalty.

“Cassano didn’t take a penalty? He’s taken a hundred,” Beppe Bozzo told Sky Sport Italia. “We can only thank Prandelli for waiting for him [after injury] and that gave Cassano an incredible charge.”

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Juventus GM Marotta admits interest in Siena striker Destro | Serie A News | Tribal Football

September 19, 2014 § Leave a comment

Juventus have confirmed interest in Siena striker Mattia Destro.Destro is expected to leave Siena this summer.

Juventus have confirmed interest in Siena striker Mattia Destro.

Destro is expected to leave Siena this summer.

“We like Mattia Destro, he has the right identikit for us,” Juve’s general manager Giuseppe Marotta told Sky Sport Italia.

“We are waiting to see which club we have to deal with (as Genoa and Siena discuss their ownership agreement).”

Ranocchia set for crunch Inter Milan meeting today | Serie A News | Tribal Football

September 18, 2014 § Leave a comment

Andrea Ranocchia is set for crunch talks with Inter Milan today.The defender is due back from holiday and expected to immediately enter talks with Inter officials about his future.

Andrea Ranocchia is set for crunch talks with Inter Milan today.

The defender is due back from holiday and expected to immediately enter talks with Inter officials about his future.

Gazzetta dello Sport says Manchester City, Napoli, Zenit St Petersburg and Paris Saint-Germain are monitoring developments.

Agent rules out Sampdoria return for AC Milan striker Cassano | Serie A News | Tribal Football

September 17, 2014 § Leave a comment

The agent of AC Milan striker Antonio Cassano has ruled out a return to Sampdoria.Cassano has been linked with Samp following their promotion.

The agent of AC Milan striker Antonio Cassano has ruled out a return to Sampdoria.

Cassano has been linked with Samp following their promotion.

“I don’t think there are any problems with Milan,” said agent Beppe Bozzo. “I don’t think he’ll ever return to Samp.

“I really do not believe that there are the conditions in place for a move back to Sampdoria.”

Gilardino only thinking of Genoa stay | Serie A News | Tribal Football

September 16, 2014 § Leave a comment

Alberto Gilardino is happy at Genoa.The striker only joined Genoa in January from Fiorentina.

Alberto Gilardino is happy at Genoa.

The striker only joined Genoa in January from Fiorentina.

“There is nothing with Monaco and even less with the other clubs being paired with me,” the centre-forward told the Gazzetta dello Sport.

“I signed a four-year contract with Genoa, but I need to understand what their intentions are for me.”

Napoli coach Mazzarri to be interviewed as part of betting scandal investigation | Serie A News | Tribal Football

September 15, 2014 § Leave a comment

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri is set to be interviewed as part of Italy’s betting scandal investigation.

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri is set to be interviewed as part of Italy’s betting scandal investigation.

Mazzarri and Juventus’ Fabio Quagliarella are the latest to be questioned about their potential involvement in the betting scandal.

As part of ongoing investigations into illegal betting and match-fixing alleged to have taken place in recent seasons in Serie A and B, prosecutors can summon various individuals for questioning.

Mazzarri and Quagliarella are the most notable names in the latest list of people past and present from the game to be called up for select days from July 2 through to July 9.

The summoned list:

Claudio Furlan (Portogruaro), Luca Ariatti (Pescara), Dario Passoni (Folzano), Marco Zamboni (Spal), Gianfranco Parlato, Federico Cossato, Michele Cossato, Silvio Giusti, Matteo Gianello (Villafranca Veronese), Walter Mazzarri (Napoli), Gianluca Grava (Napoli), Paolo Cannavaro (Napoli), Giuseppe Mascara (Novara), Giuseppe Santorum, Fabio Quagliarella (Juventus)

Sampdoria settle personal terms with ex-Liverpool boss Benitez | Transfers | Tribal Football

September 14, 2014 § Leave a comment

Sampdoria chiefs are close to confirming the appointment of Rafa Benitez as new coach.

Sampdoria chiefs are close to confirming the appointment of Rafa Benitez as new coach.

The former Liverpool and Inter Milan boss has been in talks with Samp for the past week about a return to Serie A.

Samp president Riccardo Garrone has tentatively struck personal terms with Benitez’s minders over a three-and-a-half year contract worth €1 million-a-season – plus bonuses.

A final decision will be made once the two men meet face-to-face.