NEWS

Juventus are reportedly ready to exercise their buyback option and bring Simone Zaza to Turin by the end of the transfer window.
Milan will present the plans to build a new stadium at the beginning of February, according to the latest reports.
Sampdoria’s sporting director Carlo Osti says he’s still optimistic the club will secure a deal for Everton’s Samuel Eto’o.
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sampdoria assistant manager Nenad Sakic said the early red card “was decisive” in a 2-0 Coppa Italia defeat to Inter.
Roberto Mancini trusts the new-look Inter “can certainly improve” with Lukas Podolski and Xherdan Shaqiri combining.
Xherdan Shaqiri scored on his full debut from a Lukas Podolski assist, as Inter beat nine-man Sampdoria despite Mauro Icardi’s saved penalty.
Empoli released a statement thanking Roma fans for their “support” after a controversial Coppa Italia tie.
Sebastian Giovinco could terminate his Juventus contract early to start work at Toronto FC, as his agent admits “there were no Italian offers.”
Vincenzo Montella hopes today’s brace will allow Fiorentina striker Mario Gomez to “have more confidence.”
Sampdoria insist Samuel Eto’o wants to join them, but “nobody can figure out who is in charge at Everton.”
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono blasted the referee after a 3-1 defeat to Fiorentina, calling the Coppa Italia “pointless.”
Fiorentina Coach Vincenzo Montella said there is “no possibility” of Juan Cuadrado leaving for Chelsea.
Inter are trying to terminate their contract with Daniel Osvaldo after he abandoned training, making him Southampton’s problem.
Parma have confirmed their new President and CEO is 29-year-old Albanian Ermir Kodra.
Xherdan Shaqiri, Lukas Podolski, Mateo Kovacic and Mauro Icardi start as Inter face Sampdoria in the Coppa Italia tonight.
Roma striker Gervinho received a two-match Africa Cup of Nations ban and apologised for punching an opponent.
Mario Gomez broke his lengthy goal drought with a brace as Fiorentina beat Atalanta 3-1 to book a Coppa Italia quarter-final against Roma.
Lazio unveiled their ‘new’ kit, to be used against Milan on Saturday, which harks back to 1986-87 in Serie B.
Luis Muriel sent a message to Udinese fans after confirming “as of today I am a new Sampdoria player.”
Next season’s much-changed Inter kit has been leaked to the Press with surprise horizontal stripes.
Serie B side Brescia have officially appointed new Coach Salvatore Giunta.
Inter have reportedly suspended Daniel Osvaldo after he refused to attend training for two days.
Hellas Verona have officially signed forward Fernandinho from Gremio after he passed a medical.
Fiorentina start Juan Cuadrado and Mario Gomez in a strong Coppa Italia XI against Atalanta.
Roma striker Marco Borriello says that he has not been contacted over any possible transfer and that he hopes for a ‘chance on the pitch’.
Milan are rumoured to be thinking of Galatasaray's Blerim Dzemaili as an option to reinforce their midfield.
Inter's offer of €9m for Atletico Madrid midfielder Mario Suarez is reportedly rejected, as Enrique Cerezo warns them off.
Claudio Marchisio thinks of Cristiano Ronaldo as the strongest player in the history of the sport, and says he used to dream of being a No 10.
Chelsea's legal action for €22m over the transfer of Adrian Mutu has been successfully appealed against, clearing Juventus and Livorno of the bill.
Andrea Stramaccioni admits that Udinese's injuries have led to an 'emergency', but he is proud of how his players are pulling through it.
Udinese Coach Andrea Stramaccioni says that the Coppa Italia is a real priority for them, as he reflects on disappointing League form.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi categorically denies reports today that he is looking to sell the club.
Lazio have confirmed an agreement with Sporting CP has been reached for the signing of defender Mauricio Dos Santos Nascimento.
Coach Rafa Benitez discusses his team in detail ahead of the game against Udinese and says Napoli want to win the Coppa Italia again.

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