NEWS

Tottenham have reportedly approached Sassuolo for Simone Zaza, but Juventus must give the all-clear.
Andrea Mandorlini hopes “it will be a very different game” against Juventus on Sunday after Verona lost 6-1 in the Coppa Italia.
Roma are reportedly in negotiations to sign Mohamed Salah from Chelsea in a €15m deal.
Max Allegri praised Sebastian Giovinco and assured “Juventus can afford to keep Paul Pogba” after a 6-1 mauling of Verona.
Parma plan a swoop for Porto-owned Silvestre Varela, who is currently at West Bromwich Albion.
English papers claim Chelsea and Liverpool are in a £32m battle to poach Mauro Icardi from Inter.
Sebastian Giovinco bagged a brace as Juventus demolished Verona 6-1 to reach the Coppa Italia quarter-finals.
Juan Jesus praised Inter’s January transfer activity. “Lukas Podolski and Xherdan Shaqiri bring quality.”
Cesena youngster Luca Valzania has been diagnosed with a grade II thigh strain.
Parma have officially signed Antonio Nocerino on loan, but he accused Torino of “hurting my dignity.”
Fabio Capello hailed Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba as “the only player who truly has everything in his game.”
Milan confirmed serious injuries for Mattia De Sciglio and Cristian Zapata, who’ll be out for at least six weeks.
David Trezeguet is still considering a return to Italy with Serie B side Modena, confirmed the club.
Jose Holebas believes Roma have “superior strength in depth to Juventus” and praised Francesco Totti’s selfie.
Sebastian Giovinco and Alvaro Morata start tonight’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 clash between Juventus and Verona.
Juventus are being linked with a €25m swoop for Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus.
Fiorentina still haven’t received the international transfer from Guangzhou Evergrande for Alessandro Diamanti.
Parma will be without new signing Andi Lila for around six weeks after he picked up a calf strain on his debut.
Milan take on Atalanta this weekend and Giacomo Bonaventura admits it will be “an emotional moment.”
Genoa, Torino and Crystal Palace are said to be tracking Nantes right-sided attacker Serge Gakpé.
Bologna have agreed terms with Fiorentina for Josip Ilicic, but the player “is thinking about it.”
Inter will release midfielder Yann M’Vila this month with West Ham and QPR leading the race.
Roma reportedly have a deal to sell defender Tin Jedvaj to Bayer Leverkusen for €7.5m.
Michael Essien’s agent confirms that his client is likely to leave Milan when his contract expires this summer.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists Mario Balotelli won’t leave - but agrees he should be paid more to work with him.
Antonio Nocerino looks set to join Parma on loan, with reports indicating he will depart current club Torino.
Claudio Marchisio believes his Juventus teammate Paul Pogba can still improve, and denies his own status as a symbol of the club.
Udinese director Cristiano Giaretta says Luis Muriel will return to Friuli, and appears to confirm a Sampdoria move collapsed over a price disagreement.
Gonzalo Higuain’s agent says he’s had no contact with Liverpool, and takes a swipe at Juventus - ‘we’re used to playing 11 vs. 11’.
Lazio will be without star man Felipe Anderson for the next three weeks, after the attacking midfielder suffered a sprained knee.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says the club are working to try and complete Luis Muriel’s transfer from Udinese.
Chievo have announced the signing of Anders Christiansen from Danish side Nordsjaelland.
Gokhan Inler will not leave Napoli in the transfer window, according to sporting director Riccardo Bigon.
Napoli sporting director Riccardo Bigon insists the club isn’t trying to stir up controversy after their defeat to Juventus.
Rumours are growing that Lazio have agreed a deal with West Ham United’s Ravel Morrison, with media in England now picking up the story.