NEWS

Alberto Paloschi assures Italy’s Under-21 side have no intention of slowing down. “We want to beat Hungary too.”
Dino Zoff congratulates Gigi Buffon on matching his Italy caps record, “but he’ll never reach my 330 consecutive games for Juventus.”
Frustrated with the delays and red tape, it’s reported Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis could buy the Stadio San Paolo.
Pier Paolo Bisoli reveals his sensations when he was fired by Bologna. “You have to take it, knowing you’ve given your all.”
Juventus are reportedly stepping up their bid to sign Borussia Dortmund’s German international starlet Mario Götze.
Maxi Lopez is already looking forward to his January move to Milan. “I’ll help Zlatan Ibrahimovic win the Champions League.”
Mario Balotelli’s father is bursting with pride now that his son has become an Italy sensation. “He played for the team this time.”
Lecce Coach Eusebio Di Francesco is preparing to face Roma, the club where he spent much of his playing career.
Sergio Floccari believes he can win back his place for Italy by giving his best for Parma this season.
Robinho hopes the break for international duty has not affected Milan’s momentum. “We want to get back to the top of the table.”
Oscar Washington Tabarez can’t wait to see his Uruguay in action against Italy on Tuesday evening, especially Luis Suarez.
Andrea Ranocchia gave away a penalty against Poland, but was “happy” with his return from injury for Italy.
Italy will hold a special training session today on a new ground built with funds confiscated from the mafia.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Former Juventus man Emerson urges the Bianconeri to make a bid for Dedè and Lucas Moura.
Uruguay have named their squad to face Italy on Tuesday, including Edinson Cavani and Liverpool’s Luis Suarez.
Pippo Inzaghi sent a stark warning to Massimiliano Allegri. “If I can’t be a protagonist with Milan, then I’ll go elsewhere” in January.
Cesare Prandelli has hinted Mario Balotelli will start against Uruguay as well on Tuesday. “I’ll evaluate the situation.”
Napoli “have viewed some Queens Park Rangers players,” revealed transfer consultant Gianni Di Marzio.
FIGC director general Antonello Valentini gives Roberto Mancini the credit for Mario Balotelli’s improvement.
Hernanes is relishing international duty with Brazil, though he warns Serie A that “Lazio are in the Scudetto race.”
Cesare Prandelli is proud of his Italy side and Mario Balotelli. “We play for ourselves and the joy of football.”
Javier Saviola’s agent confirms “it all depends on Benfica,” as reports of a Lazio move continue to circulate.
Milan’s search for a new striker is taking them to Chelsea, as Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka are reportedly in their sights.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is “happy for Mario Balotelli” after netting his first Italy goal.
Leonardo Bonucci admits he was surprised to be left out of the Italy squad, though is focusing on winning the Scudetto with Juventus.
Roma director of sport Walter Sabatini reveals “Luis Enrique wants new players” and Daniele De Rossi’s contract talks continue.
Andrea Della Valle feels sorry for Sinisa Mihajlovic, but “Fiorentina are turning over a new leaf” with Delio Rossi.
Gianluigi Buffon trusts Italy can recover from losing Antonio Cassano and Giuseppe Rossi. “We’ve found Mario Balotelli and Giampaolo Pazzini.”
Cagliari President Massimo Cellino reveals he has made a financial rod for his back. “I have three Coaches under contract.”
Juventus reportedly have a €7m deal lined up for January with Hamburg left-back Dennis Aogo.
Simone Pepe is ready to “play anywhere” Cesare Prandelli wants him to for Italy.
Torino defender Angelo Ogbonna confessed he “did not expect” to make his Italy debut against Poland.
Ignazio Abate enjoyed his Italy debut in the 2-0 win over Poland. “If the Coach gives me the opportunity, I’d love to be at Euro 2012.”
Thiago Motta praised Mario Balotelli and believes Italy have “a very strong side” going into Euro 2012.

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