NEWS

Lukas Podolski is more likely to start tonight’s Juventus-Inter showdown, as Rodrigo Palacio pulled out with flu.
Fiorentina confirmed their decision to drop Norberto Neto after a contract snub. “If someone doesn’t believe in the project...”
Roma earned a hugely controversial win away to Udinese, as Davide Astori’s goal might not have crossed the line and there were penalty appeals.
Fiorentina make yet more enforced changes as they visit desperate bottom of the table Parma.
Gianfranco Zola has picked his first Cagliari starting XI for the Derby delle Isole with high-flying Palermo and faces Paulo Dybala.
Alessio Cerci is on the bench and could well make his Milan debut at San Siro as they host giant-killers Sassuolo.
There are more calls for goal-line technology after Davide Astori reveals the referee over-ruled his assistant in Udinese-Roma.
Milan apparently refine midfield options to Mario Suarez, John Obi Mikel, and Thiago Motta, while Marco van Ginkel may be on his way out.
Adrian Mutu’s touted return to Fiorentina on an initial trial looks to have been definitively aborted.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni praises midfielder Kevin Strootman as an ‘international player’, whilst reiterating that focus is not yet on Lazio.
Lazio's young prospect Keita Balde Diao is reportedly being followed by Inter scouts, with a possible transfer planned for the summer.
Porto defender Rolando will be meeting his club’s management today to try and arrange a move away from the club, with Juventus the preferred option.
Roma striker Juan Iturbe looks forward to a difficult match against Udinese, and hopes to be ‘luckier’ in 2015.
Roma face Udinese with Kevin Strootman and Juan Iturbe entrusted again with starters' shirts, and the attack to be spearheaded by Francesco Totti.
Newly signed Napoli defender Ivan Strinic chose his new club because ‘they have a plan’, but stresses that what he needs now is ‘hard work’.
Milan and Ignazio Abate have reached an agreement for a renewal of the player's contract for another three seasons, according to reports.
Palermo boss Giuseppe Iachini says the change of Coach at Cagliari is cause for concern, and expects a ‘compact team’ with ‘quality and speed’.
Reports suggest that Liverpool winger Suso has already agreed a four-year contract with Milan and is due for his medical.
AZ Alkmaar defender Wesley Hoedt says that he is unhappy with his treatment and calls on the club to sell him to Lazio.
Paris Saint-Germain's Ezequiel Lavezzi says he is uncertain about his future, while Laurent Blanc admits the club will be active on the market.
Juventus are struggling with Galatasaray in negotiations for Wesley Sneijder, with price differences and Manchester United complicating the deal.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Felipe Anderson “looked like Cristiano Ronaldo tonight” and Lazio deserved to beat Sampdoria.
Stefano Pioli praised his Lazio players for sweeping Sampdoria aside 3-0 and looks ahead to the Rome Derby.
Felipe Anderson said hard work and fitness is key to his incredible form after inspiring Lazio to a 3-0 win over Sampdoria.
Felipe Anderson scored one and set up two others as Lazio thrashed Sampdoria 3-0 to go clear in third place.
Marca have backed Italian reports that Milan have a four-year contract agreed with Liverpool winger Suso.
Italy international Thiago Motta’s agent warned he “cannot stay” at PSG amid doubts and Milan “are particularly receptive.”
Mauro Icardi reveals he “could’ve joined Real Madrid,” why he quit Barcelona and considering Inter “a top club.”
Domenico Di Carlo has told Cesena the key to causing Napoli problems tomorrow is “pressing high up the pitch.”
The huge shake-up at Barcelona could involve Fiorentina, as the Blaugrana want director Eduardo Macia.
Lukas Podolski hopes to “rank among club legends like Ronaldo and Zanetti” after joining Inter from Arsenal.
Sampdoria director Carlo Osti confirms interest in Udinese striker Luis Muriel and “the system could change” via the transfer market.
Gianfranco Zola prepares for his Serie A debut as a Coach with Cagliari visiting Palermo. “It’s a new beginning for me.”
Inter have signed the teenage son of ex-Perugia striker Milan Rapaic, Boris.

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