NEWS

Marco Verratti’s long-time agent Donato Di Campli launched another scathing attack on Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al Khelaifi.
Juventus defender Daniele Rugani believes “our rivals for the Scudetto are Napoli and Roma, with Inter and Milan slightly behind.”
Lazio midfielder Lucas Leiva believes “it’ll be harder now” for Saturday’s opponents Juventus to win Serie A.
Tom Ince insists he doesn’t regret not joining Inter - “the English boy inside me told me to go to the Premier League”.
Nikola Kalinic has reportedly left Milanello, and is in doubt for this Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina.
Milan Badelj says “now is not the time” to discuss a Fiorentina renewal.
It’s reported Fabio Capello will leave Jiangsu Suning, leading to inevitable links with the Italy job.
Mario Balotelli has posted a video of he and a friend racing mini motorbikes across a football pitch.
Lazio team manager Angelo Peruzzi sees Juventus as “the team to beat again this year”.
Former Inter winger Luis Figo has been appointed as a football advisor by UEFA.
Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini admits the visit of Napoli is crucial, as “it’s a direct clash for the top places”.
Alessio Romagnoli says Milan teammate Leonardo Bonucci “taught me to play in a back-three”.
Milan defender Mateo Musacchio admits Inter captain Mauro Icardi is a danger man in the derby - “we can’t let him breathe”.
Inter winger Antonio Candreva shrugs off criticism of his crossing, but “it’s there to be improved”.
Emanuele Giaccherini says winning the Scudetto at Napoli would be even sweeter as “Juventus are used to it”.
Paolo Tagliavento has been announced as the referee for Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina between Inter and Milan.
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has taken a shot at the makers of FIFA 18 - for getting his hair wrong.
Lazio’s marketing director laments “we have a Champions League worthy squad, with the attendances of a relegation team”.
Genoa’s new general manager Giorgio Perinetti says their position is “undeserved”, but backs Coach Ivan Juric.
Inter legend Giuseppe Bergomi predicts “we’ll see an open game” when his former side face Milan on Sunday.
Napoli could go back in for Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa next summer, with reports they’re willing to pay around €40m.
Dries Mertens doesn’t want to be compared to Napoli legend Diego Maradona - “he’s a legend and made football history”.
Statistics show that five Chievo players are in the top 15 for distance run in Serie A this season.
Kalidou Koulibaly describes Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri as “a genius”, marvelling “he sees things others don’t see”.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s agent denies reports the midfielder could join Juventus - “he’s very happy at Lazio”.
Andriy Shevchenko says Milan have to give Vincenzo Montella time as “it’s a team under construction”.
Mauro Tassotti believes Inter “have the advantage” in the derby with Milan, but predicts a 2-2 draw.


Marco Parolo says Lazio are “curious” to test their strength against Juventus on Saturday.
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World Cup winner Ciccio Graziani “would always choose Edin Dzeko rather than Dries Mertens” ahead of the Roma-Napoli showdown.
Zenit Coach Roberto Mancini is cheering on Inter in the derby this weekend, but also hopes Milan qualify for the Champions League.
Rodrigo Bentancur believes he is already improving as a player at Juventus and “put on 5kg of muscle,” but was above all impressed by Gigi Buffon.
Catania general manager Pietro Lo Monaco launched a scathing attack on Milan CEO Marco Fassone. “He knows nothing about football.”
Albania international and Osmanlispor striker Sokol Cikalleshi is “honoured” to be linked with Lazio, said his agent.
Cyril Thereau will celebrate if he scores for Fiorentina against old club Udinese, but assures there was “no problem” with Gigi Del Neri.