NEWS

Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura has called on fans to back the team as they seek to qualify for the next round of the Europa League.
Simone Padoin looks likely to retain his place at left-back for Juventus, at the expense of Patrice Evra.
Nicolas Anelka believes Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba can become the best player in the world.
Fiorentina have announced the 19 players who will travel to Brittany to take on Guingamp.
Matheus Doria could be on his way to Italy, after being frozen out at Marseille if reports are to be believed.
Riccardo Montolivo could make his long-awaited return for Milan on Sunday, with reports suggesting he will feature against Udinese.
Philippe Mexes could be granted a contract extension at Milan - provided he takes a wage cut.
Giovanni Trapattoni has praised Roma Coach Rudi Garcia but warns the Frenchman that he shouldn’t have promised the Scudetto.
Napoli are said to be interested in Manolo Gabbiadini, but the striker’s agent says Juventus will decide his future.
Inter will reportedly accelerate Mateo Kovacic’s new contract talks, as Real Madrid are showing interest.
Queen’s Park Rangers are set to complete a permanent deal for Juventus’ Mauricio Isla, according to reports.
Franz Beckenbauer says Juventus and Napoli target Xherdan Shaqiri can leave Bayern Munich in the January transfer window.
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Stevan Jovetic admits Manchester City watched CSKA Moscow-Roma and “celebrated a great deal.”
Director Mauro Baldissoni said Roma “mustn’t make a drama” out of their Champions League predicament.
Roma will qualify for the Champions League knockouts if they beat Manchester City, but a draw has to be 0-0.
Unfortunately for Roma, Manchester City beat 10-man Bayern Munich 3-2 with a Sergio Aguero hat-trick after Mehdi Benatia was sent off.
New Inter venue commercial director David Garth expects it to be “a beast of a job” and explained the problems with Serie A.
CSKA Moscow players Vasili Berezutski and Alan Dzagoev believe they deserved a point “and more” against Roma.
CSKA Moscow Coach Leonid Slutski praised his team for showing “skill and character” to hold Roma.
Roma captain Francesco Totti said CSKA Moscow’s last-second equaliser was “like getting punched by Mike Tyson.”
Morgan De Sanctis blamed Roma’s midfield and defence for allowing a last-gasp CSKA Moscow equaliser.
Rudi Garcia insists Roma’s Champions League “destiny is still in our hands” after a disappointing 1-1 draw at CSKA Moscow.
Alessandro Florenzi said Roma “basically deserved” to drop two points at CSKA Moscow after going too deep.
Francesco Totti’s fierce free kick was not enough for Roma in Moscow, as CSKA scored with the last kick for a 1-1 draw.
Massimiliano Allegri is confident Juventus will improve their Champions League away record at Malmo.
Carlos Tevez is concerned about the pitch ahead of a crucial Juventus Champions League trip to Malmo.
Cesare Prandelli insists he is not at Galatasaray “for the money,” hit back at critics and revealed broken promises.
Dries Mertens is back in Napoli training after being knocked unconscious, while there is also good news for Lorenzo Insigne.
Miralem Pjanic confirms he received “many offers, but I am interested only in Roma. I am happy here.”
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni is surprised they could secure Champions League qualification a round early.
Russia Coach Fabio Capello said he is “offended” by ex-assistant manager Christian Panucci’s accusations of “shameful” treatment.
Demetrio Albertini has reiterated his faith in Fernando Torres and suggests a more productive Milan midfield would be to his benefit.
Gokhan Inler’s agent says that his client did not want to consider offers from elsewhere in the summer, but is elusive on the midfielder’s future at Napoli.
Michael Essien is encouraged by Milan’s performance in the derby with Inter and rues the Rossoneri’s missed opportunity to win the game.

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