NEWS

Simon Kjaer is eager to make up for his dismissal in the capital derby which helped Lazio beat Roma back in Week 7.
New Roma signing Erik Lamela has revealed that he was once offered a deal by Spanish giants Barcelona.
Udinese’s search for a new midfielder in January is seeing them paired with Angelo Palombo and Michele Pazienza.
Roma’s search for a new central defender could see them offer Marco Borriello to Milan in return for Daniele Bonera.
Fiorentina’s Riccardo Montolivo is focused on beating Milan this weekend – the club that he may join in the very near future.
Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be targeting his 100th Serie A goal when the Rossoneri travel to Fiorentina this weekend.
Federico Marchetti is happy to be a Serie A protagonist again after Lazio saved his career during the summer.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Francesco Totti is upset at Nicolas Burdisso’s knee injury. “He is a pillar for Roma and a reference point for the locker room.”
Lazio will be without defender Andre Dias for Saturday’s clash with Napoli, confirmed medical staff.
CONI President Gianni Petrucci and Inter patron Massimo Moratti agree with Juventus chief Andrea Agnelli’s call for a Calciopoli round table.
Rodrigo Taddei’s agent confirms he could walk away from Roma in January. “He has been given very little room and can give much more.”
Siena will be without their top scorer Emanuele Calaiò for the next two weeks after he picked up a calf injury.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli held a Press conference calling for “a political round-table to discuss all the Calciopoli evidence.”
Pescara Coach Zdenek Zeman and pundit Aldo Agroppi are both in hospital after being taken ill.
Cesare Prandelli believes Italy are “just a step away from becoming a great team” despite their setback against Uruguay.
Manchester City assistant manager Fausto Salsano reveals “we respect Napoli a great deal, while Mario Balotelli will be with us for a long time.”
Gennaro Gattuso has been cleared to resume training with Milan after further medical checks in Bologna earlier today.
Juventus winger Milos Krasic will consider a January exit should he fail to win his place back in the first team.
Milan insist that they won’t make any transfer decisions until January, but super agent Mino Raiola claims he’s currently in Brazil for the Italian club.
Fabio Borini wants Roma to sign him outright from Parma once his loan spell at the Stadio Olimpico comes to an end.
Christian Maggio will sign a new contract at Napoli before the first day of 2012 arrives, his agent has confirmed.
Italy and Juventus ace Andrea Pirlo is the “most Brazilian-like European player”, says former Selecao tactician Carlos Dunga.
Wesley Sneijder doesn’t think Inter are now too old to return to the top in Italy and Europe. “They said the same thing two years ago…”
Italian 1982 World Cup winner Gabriele Oriali says he still doesn’t know why he was shown the door by Inter in the summer of 2010.
Marseille are pondering a January bid for Inter striker Diego Milito, reports in France are claiming.
Here’s the moment when Roma defender Nicolas Burdisso injured his knee in Argentina’s game against Colombia on Tuesday.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo believes he and Mario Balotelli form a good strike partnership for the Italian national side.
Italy took a step forward on Tuesday night despite losing to Uruguay, insists centre-back Giorgio Chiellini.
Mario Balotelli has thanked President Massimo Moratti for admitting that he would re-sign him for Inter – but he’s staying at Manchester City.
Cesare Prandelli’s Italy will be in pot two for the Euro 2012 draw which will take place in Ukraine on Friday 2 December.
Juventus and Parma reportedly held initial discussions about the future of Sebastian Giovinco on Monday.
Nicolas Burdisso could be sidelined for the next six months after picking up an injury in Argentina’s 2-1 win in Colombia.
Daniele De Rossi is optimistic about Euro 2012 despite Italy’s 1-0 friendly home loss to Uruguay on Tuesday night.
Simone Pepe named Uruguay ‘keeper Fernando Muslera as the Man of the Match after Italy’s 1-0 defeat.

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