NEWS

Manchester United have joined Manchester City and Chelsea in their pursuit of Juventus left-back Alex Sandro.
Juventus have reportedly agreed terms with Emre Can to leave Liverpool as a free agent for a €4m per year salary plus bonuses.
Boca Juniors President Daniel Angelici confirms they have made an offer for Milan defender Gustavo Gomez and “await a response.”
Gigi Buffon is out of tonight’s massive Derby d’Italia, but Juventus could drop Paulo Dybala too against Mauro Icardi’s Serie A leaders Inter.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Davide Nicola wishes Walter Zenga “good luck” after the former goalkeeper replaced him as Crotone Coach.
New Crotone Coach Walter Zenga thanks Davide Nicola, and says “this team has a precise identity which should not be changed”.
Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman warns “it’s always difficult” to travel to Chievo, despite their “strange” defeat to Inter.
Zdenek Zeman risks being sacked by Pescara, after the Delfini were beaten 4-2 by Cesena this evening.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri has named his squad to face Inter, with no Gianluigi Buffon or Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Gheorghe Hagi says his son, Ianis, will leave Fiorentina in January, possibly to get playing time in Serie B.
Massimo Taibi admits Alberto Brignoli’s goal against Milan is symptomatic of their season - “if you’re conceding goals to a goalkeeper…”
Gennaro Gattuso is reportedly considering switching to 4-3-3 for Milan’s game with Bologna on Sunday night.
It’s reported Italy will play a friendly in either Turin or Parma in June, as a send-off for Gianluigi Buffon.
Crotone have officially confirmed the appointment of Walter Zenga as the successor to Davide Nicola.
Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti has named a 22-man squad for tomorrow’s showdown with Juventus in Turin.
Roberto De Zerbi admits Benevento are taking a gamble with free agent Paolo De Ceglie but hopes his “superior quality” will help the club.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has revealed that Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are his favourites to win the Champions League this season.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s agent insists the Lazio midfielder is not for sale but refused to confirm whether Manchester United had made an offer.
Sampdoria boss Marco Giampaolo says he is expecting a ‘challenging’ reunion with former club Cagliari on Saturday.
Crotone are expected to confirm former Italy goalkeeper Walter Zenga as their new Coach by the end of Friday.
Peru are reportedly considering a second approach for Genoa striker Gianluca Lapadula after Paolo Guerrero’s one-year drug ban.
Atletico Madrid insist they have not spoken to any Serie A clubs about Sime Vrsaljko but admit “we’ll see in January.”
Former Juventus general manager Luciano Moggi thinks he has spotted two big flaws in Serie A’s use of video assistant referees (VAR).
Roma’s Monchi explains Patrik Schick was signed with the future in mind and confirms Leandro Paredes was sold because he “wanted to leave”.
Monchi says he is working on a new contract for Alessandro Florenzi and that Roma must pass their “acid test” against Chievo on Sunday.
Luciano Spalletti says he is ‘very embarrassed’ for a JTV guest comparing Inter to a sewer and hints Davide Santon will start the Derby d’Italia.
Former Inter and Juventus defender Lucio has joined Brazilian fourth-tier side Gama.
Inter boss Luciano Spalletti claims “I’d take Max Allegri” from Juventus, as opposed to any of their players.
Max Allegri warns Juventus have yet to see “the real Alex Sandro” this season, despite his contribution against Olympiacos midweek.
Juventus boss Max Allegri admits Gianluigi Buffon is ‘unlikely’ to face Inter on Saturday but insists Paulo Dybala’s dip in form “doesn’t worry me.”
Genoa midfielder Andrea Bertolacci has hailed Coach Davide Ballardini for turning around the club’s fortunes.
Valencia striker Simone Zaza says he ‘absolutely’ wants to be part of Italy’s future after Giampiero Ventura.
Mauro Icardi reveals Luciano Spalletti “will chop our heads off” if Inter lose to Juventus in the manner they did last season.
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo claims Italy deserved to qualify for the World Cup. “They’re one of the most emblematic national teams.”