NEWS

Sampdoria conquered Grosseto and Varese surprised Albinoleffe, but four Serie B games were snowed off.
Pasquale Marino’s Genoa beat Udinese and Napoli in recent home games, so the Coach hopes for three in a row as Lazio visit at Sunday lunch-time.
Francesco Guidolin hopes to continue Udinese’s miraculous campaign against Fiorentina on Sunday, “but our objective is to stay up there as long as possible.”
Martin Caceres and Simone Padoin receive their first Juventus call-ups for tomorrow’s game with Siena.
Delio Rossi defends under-fire Juan Manuel Vargas, but drops Lorenzo De Silvestri against Udinese so he can “find himself.”
Lazio’s big January signing Antonio Candreva “will win over the critics,” said his agent, but fans jeer the man they think is a Roma supporter.
Antonio Cassano “could return to the playing field in June,” says the Milan and Italy star’s neurosurgeon after an operation on a congenital heart defect.
Fiorentina midfielder Valon Behrami reveals why his January switch to Juventus didn’t go through. “It would’ve been a betrayal.”
Massimiliano Allegri prepares Milan for tomorrow’s big game against Napoli, but insists their recent poor results “do not make for a disappointing season.”
Stevan Jovetic defends Fiorentina against criticism, appeals to fans and admits he’d “like to win the Ballon d’Or.”
Giuseppe Rossi has reassured he’ll be ready for Euro 2012. “I’ll have to convince Cesare Prandelli I can help out.”
The weather has forced another postponement, as tomorrow’s Serie B game Brescia-Torino has been snowed off.
Antonio Conte is ready to rotate the Juventus squad against Siena and thanks the media for “considering us Scudetto favourites.”
There are reports Daniele De Rossi will sign his new Roma contract next week after turning down offers from Manchester United and City.
Houssine Kharja has returned to Fiorentina from Africa Cup of Nations duty, but carrying an injury that’ll keep him out for a month.
Lazio have released a statement denying Miroslav Klose is angry at their transfer strategy. “Someone is trying to destabilise the atmosphere within the team.”
Gennaro Gattuso “absolutely understands and shares” Milan’s decision to take him off the Champions League list.
The chaos to the fixture list caused by snow has shuffled the final 25 minutes of Catania-Roma back to February 8.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
As Mark Van Bommel passes the halfway mark to 1000 career games, he promises that Milan will learn from their defeat at Lazio.
Francesco Totti is amazed it is going to snow in Rome this weekend, as he appeals to the fans to once again back the team this weekend.
New Novara Coach Emiliano Mondonico has appealed to the fans to believe, all together, that the team can turn around their current situation.
Claudio Ranieri returns to the capital to face old side Roma this weekend relaxed and keen to collect three points.
Luis Enrique has shrugged off concerns about Roma after defeat midweek, saying that preparing to face Inter as a team with identity is a victory in itself.
Whilst revelling in his rediscovered goal-scoring touch, Diego Milito hasn’t lost sight of the importance three points against Roma represents.
Hugo Campagnaro believes Napoli are not in a crisis and are can still fight for silverware on three fronts this season.
Valeri Bojinov and Gennaro Delvecchio have realigned their allegiances to Lecce after deadline day returns to the southern side.
Serie A will be going retro this weekend as the arctic weather in the peninsula means Sunday afternoon kick-offs.
Serie A side Genoa have confirmed that they did make a bid to sign Alessio Cerci from Fiorentina last month.
Giorgio Chiellini has cooled suggestions that his Juventus side are in pole position to win the Scudetto.
Roma-Inter will actually take place this weekend – after Saturday’s game was moved to Sunday afternoon.
This week’s four midweek games which were called off because of the weather have been assigned new dates.
Dave Taylor picks the best XI of the midweek games that did go ahead in Italy.
Fabrizio Miccoli is in no rush to discuss a new contract at Palermo following his hat-trick at Inter in midweek.
Former Lazio midfielder Gaizka Mendieta says he wouldn’t be surprised if Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola moved to Italy at some stage in the future.

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