Palermo furious with Miccoli over Al Nasr move | Serie A News | Tribal Football

Palermo are angry with departing captain Fabrizio Miccoli.The Rosanero star is expected to join Walter Zenga’s Al Nasr side along with ex-Novara forward Giuseppe Mascara.

Palermo are angry with departing captain Fabrizio Miccoli.

The Rosanero star is expected to join Walter Zenga’s Al Nasr side along with ex-Novara forward Giuseppe Mascara.

“Fabrizio has to grow up and tell me clearly if he wants to leave,” blasted Maurizio Zamparini in the Corriere del Mezzogiorno newspaper.

“In our last meeting a few weeks ago he assured me that he wanted to stay in Palermo.

“I consider the behaviour of Miccoli’s agent to be very unfair and disloyal.”

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Parma sign Lyon striker Ishak Belfodil | Transfers | Tribal Football

Parma have signed Olympique Lyon striker Ishak Belfodil for €2.5m.The 20-year-old had also been in talks with Bologna.

Parma have signed Olympique Lyon striker Ishak Belfodil for €2.5m.

The 20-year-old had also been in talks with Bologna.

“Olympique Lyonnais confirm the signature with Italian club Parma for the transfer of Ishak Belfodil,” read a statement from the French outfit.

“The Under-20 France striker has decided to join Parma and will sign his new contract on Monday after he undergoes a medical.

“If the transfer is confirmed, Olympique Lyonnais will receive €2.5m and 20 per cent of any future profit from his sale.”

Ex-Liverpool boss Benitez explains turning down Sampdoria | Transfers | Tribal Football

Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has explained turning down Sampdoria.Benitez’s camp met with Samp last week.

Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has explained turning down Sampdoria.

Benitez’s camp met with Samp last week.

“Sampdoria was very serious, very professional and they have a project,” the Spaniard told Sky Sports News.

“My idea is to find a club that can match my desire, my expectations to challenge for trophies.

“This time Sampdoria was really good, I was really pleased as they were thinking of me but I am waiting for maybe another option.

“The priority is England but I have to be ready for any other challenge.

“I try to find someone that will be at the top and take on the challenge for trophies, the Premier League, Champions League, and Europa League so something that you can win.”

Catania cut loose six players | Serie A News | Tribal Football

Catania have released six players.The Sicilians have cut loose David Suazo, Juan Pablo Carrizo, Andrea Campagnolo, Marco Motta, Osarimen Ebagua and Felipe Seymour.

Catania have released six players.

The Sicilians have cut loose David Suazo, Juan Pablo Carrizo, Andrea Campagnolo, Marco Motta, Osarimen Ebagua and Felipe Seymour.

A notice on the official club website confirmed that June 30 was the deadline for loan contracts, ending the 2011-12 season.

Napoli boss Mazzarri full of praise for Prandelli | Serie A News | Tribal Football

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri has praised Cesare Prandelli for leading Italy to the Euros final.The Azzurri overcame poor expectations before the tournament to face Spain in Kiev on Sunday.

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri has praised Cesare Prandelli for leading Italy to the Euros final.

The Azzurri overcame poor expectations before the tournament to face Spain in Kiev on Sunday.

“This Italy side is a victory for Prandelli,” Napoli Coach Mazzarri told Sky Sport Italia.

“If I were him, I’d stay on the bench. He is achieving great things and it is only right that he continues.

“I am excited by what this Nazionale is doing. They play positive football, the way I like it, managing to combine good play with results. That’s the most you can ask for.

“This is a victory of the team. Prandelli has done exceptional work, giving an identity and a soul to this side.

“The Final stars 50-50, as this Nazionale can get a result against anyone.”

Napoli coach Mazzarri full of admiration for Juventus defender Chiellini | Serie A News | Tribal Football

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri admits he’s a big fan of Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini.

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri admits he’s a big fan of Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini.

Chiellini has played as centre-back in a three-man defence, a four and as left-back in the competition despite struggling with thigh injuries.

“If I had to choose a player from this Italy squad to work with, it’d be Chiellini, as he is a lad who started out with me at Livorno.

“Giorgio is a force of nature, a universal player that any Coach would want in his team.”

Parma defender Danilo Pereira on way to Roda JC | Transfers | Tribal Football

Parma defender Danilo Pereira is on his way to Holland.Parma have officially loaned Portuguese Under-21 international Danilo Pereira to Dutch side Roda JC Kerkrade.

Parma defender Danilo Pereira is on his way to Holland.

Parma have officially loaned Portuguese Under-21 international Danilo Pereira to Dutch side Roda JC Kerkrade.

The 20-year-old midfielder grew up in the Benfica youth system and has been on Parma’s books since 2010.

Corinthians defender Leandro Castan wanted by Roma | Serie A News | Tribal Football

Corinthians defender Leandro Castan is a target for AS Roma.

Corinthians defender Leandro Castan is a target for AS Roma.

The Giallorossi are restructuring the side under new Coach Zdenek Zeman, who has a very different style to predecessor Luis Enrique.

It is reported the club has agreed a deal with Corinthians worth €5m for 25-year-old centre-back Castan, nicknamed the ‘new Lucio’ in Brazil.

Roma chasing Chievo midfielder Bradley | Serie A News | Tribal Football

AS Roma are pushing to land Chievo Verona midfielder Michael Bradley.Roma are looking to reinforce the midfield and Chievo star Bradley is the top target.

AS Roma are pushing to land Chievo Verona midfielder Michael Bradley.

Roma are looking to reinforce the midfield and Chievo star Bradley is the top target.

The American international had also been linked with Palermo, Juventus and Milan.

AC Milan's Montolivo excited ahead of Euros final | Serie A News | Tribal Football

AC Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo is excited going into the Euros final with Italy.

AC Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo is excited going into the Euros final with Italy.

The Azzurri play for the trophy in Kiev on Sunday evening and Montolivo took to his Twitter account to express his sensations.

“Tomorrow will be the most difficult challenge… I can’t wait to belt out the anthem along with millions of Italians in the city streets and in front of the television. Come on Italy!”