NEWS

Avellino and Brescia played out a truly spectacular 3-3 draw in Serie B on Friday night.
Juventus look set to return to a 3-5-2 shape for the Derby d’Italia with Inter on Sunday evening.
Former Roma full-back Vincent Candela believes this season will be “decisive” for Coach Rudi Garcia.
Alessandro Matri insists Lazio have “no excuses” against Sassuolo, despite a lengthy injury list.
Ex-Juventus and Inter Coach Marcello Lippi can’t call the Derby d’Italia - “I don’t think there are favourites in these games.”
Fiorentina striker Nikola Kalinic will be fit to face Napoli, according to his agent.
Former Inter and Roma defender Walter Samuel announces he will retire at the end of the season.
Xherdan Shaqiri hopes Inter will win the League this season, despite an unhappy end to his Nerazzurri career.
The agent of Fiorentina target Lisandro Lopez insists he has “not received any offer” for his client.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he had a “gentleman's agreement” with UEFA’s Michel Platini for a €1.6m payment.
Philippe Mexes is back in the Milan squad for tomorrow’s trip to face Torino.
Reports in Germany claim bribes were paid to FIFA members to allow the country to host the 2006 World Cup.
Sami Khedira doesn’t believe Sunday’s clash with Inter is the last chance for Juventus.
Lazio will make “one more attempt” to solve Stefan De Vrij’s knee problems without surgery.
Inter midfielder Felipe Melo admits joining Juventus “was a mistake”, but isn’t writing them off in the Derby d’Italia.
Edin Dzeko is back in the Roma squad for the visit of Empoli tomorrow.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia assures Kevin Strootman is “relaxed and happy” and Leandro Castan is close to a return.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia believes Juventus are still Scudetto favourites but “we’ll try and upset the odds”.
Nigel de Jong admits “it’s not an easy time” at Milan, but doesn’t want to talk about the Netherlands.
Milan captain Riccardo Montolivo calls for “pride and anger” against Torino tomorrow.
Sinisa Mihajlovic hits out at suggestions he’s been asked to change Milan’s style - “only I am responsible for the tactics.”
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic insists “I never give up”, despite a difficult start to the season.
Sinisa Mihajlovic responds to Silvio Berlusconi's jab: 'Changing the formation won't solve Milan's problems'.
The Football Association suspended their support of Michel Platini's bid for FIFA Presidency over the scandal allegations.
Roberto Mancini says 'Juventus are still the best in Italy', but beating them would 'give Inter's season a direction'.
Juventus are after Sassuolo full-back Sime Vrsaljko, but may have to face the competition of Barcelona.
Milan Badelj praises Coach Paulo Sousa's input and confirms Fiorentina's 'dream' for the Scudetto ahead of the Napoli clash.
Former Inter President Massimo Moratti backs his team: 'Juventus have everything to lose, we are more light-hearted'.
Projects for the new Roma property stadium are placed on stand-by as the price is revealed to be €320m.
Silvio Berlusconi is reportedly considering the possibility of candidating Lazio President Claudio Lotito as mayor of Rome.
Sampdoria's Eder says of his former team Frosinone that 'winning is never easy in their stadium'.
Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco hopes Juventus beat Inter on Sunday, while claiming 'the Azzurri compensate for what I lost in Serie A'.
Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco says Azzurri Coach Antonio Conte 'made no promises', while adding: 'Never thought I'd have this impact on MLS'.
In spite of Kevin Strootman's extensive injury trouble, Roma are prepared to offer him an extension until 2019.
Representatives from Fininvest and Milan are flying in to Hong Kong for a decisive meeting over the club's sale this Monday.