Plenty of interesting speculation today. Here is a full round-up of all the best stories
CALCIOMERCATO.IT TRANSFER NEWS RUMOURS / ROMA - Plenty of interesting transfer news and speculations today! Here is a full round-up of all the best stories:
- EXCLUSIVE! Calciomercato.it understands Chelsea target Kwadwo Asamoah is on the verge of signing a contract extension with Juventus.
- According to 'La Gazzetta dello Sport', Juventus are closing in on the signing of Alessio Cerci from Torino this summer.
- Andrea Pirlo has already signed his two-year contract extension with Juventus, 'La Gazzetta dello Sport' has reported.
- According to 'Tuttosport', Juventus sent scouts to Portugal last week to take in the match between Benfica and Porto to watch Danilo and Nicolas Otamendi.
- OFFICIAL! Clarence Seedorf has announced that he is cutting short his Botafogo contract and playing career to become new AC Milan coach. “It has been a difficult decision, but I am satisfied with what I have achieved in my career", he told reporters.
- OFFICIAL! AC Milan have confirmed that Andrea Petagna has returned from his loan spell at Sampdoria, opening the door for Alessandro Matri to Fiorentina.
- EXCLUSIVE! Galatasaray scouts were spotted in Italy taking in the Serie A fixture of Inter Milan against Chievo to watch Andrea Ranocchia. Calciomercato.it understands the Turkish club is ready to make a €10M January move for the defender.
- Inter Milan looks ready to step up their interest in signing Lazio Roma midfielder Hernanes, 'Sky' have reported.
- Inter Milan President Erick Thohir has reiterated that the squad needs changes: "Younger players must be incorporated into the squad", he told reporters.
- EXCLUSIVE! The agent of Napoli and Inter Milan targets Fabio and Rafael, Cassiano Pereira, has told Calciomercato.it it is "very likely" that both players can leave Manchester United in the summer.
- EXCLUSIVE! Porto midfielder Steven Defour's agent has welcomed interest from Napoli for his client: "It would be great but no approach has yet been made. Aston Villa? We had talks with the 'Villans' about a possible transfer", Paul Stefani told Calciomercato.it.
- EXCLUSIVE! Paul-Georges Ntep's agent remained coy when asked about the chances of the player joining AS Roma this summer: "There are several clubs interested in him", Marijo Knez told Calciomercato.it.
- EXCLUSIVE! Calciomercato.it understands Lazio Roma target German Denis won't leave Atalanta this January.
- There are rumours Aston Villa are eyeing a January move for Lazio Roma striker Miroslav Klose.
- EXCLUSIVE! Alejandro Gomez is "proud" to hear of interest in his signature from Fiorentina but he told Calciomercato.it "it's very unlikely a deal with Metalist could be reached in the January transfer window".
- Alessandro Matri is set to undergo a medical at Fiorentina, AC Milan interim coach Mauro Tassotti has confirmed.
- Brazilian midfielder Anderson is reportedly on the verge of joining Fiorentina on loan from Manchester United with an option to buy for €6.5M.
- EXCLUSIVE! Pandurii midfielder Nicandro Breeveld is pleased to be linked with Bologna. "He wants to test himself at the highest level", his agent Marijo Knez told Calciomercato.it.
- EXCLUSIVE! Torino target Valter Birsa's agent, Alberto Fontana, told Calciomercato.it "AC Milan have told the player they want him to stay".