NEWS

Marco Verratti praised Italy boss Antonio Conte as “the best Coach I have ever worked with.”
Rolando Maran prepares for tonight’s Derby di Verona with Chievo “able to go beyond our limitations.”
Crotone temporarily climbed to the top of the Serie B table with a 4-0 demolition of Salernitana.
It has been a completely unpredictable season so far and this weekend looks no different with the Verona Derby, Palermo-Roma, Sampdoria-Inter and Milan-Napoli.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Dino Zoff says “it’s difficult for goalkeepers to get to the end” in the Ballon d’Or, after Gigi Buffon was snubbed.
Gonzalo Rodriguez admits Fiorentina are enjoying being top, but warns “there’s a long way to go”.
Gigi Buffon says he’s been ‘overwhelmed’ by support after missing out on a Ballon d’Or nomination.
Nicolas Anelka believes Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba will “be in the top five players in the world”.
Reports in Spain suggest Inter are interested in Atletico Madrid playmaker Angel Correa.
It’s reported Stevan Jovetic will be fit to represent Montenegro, but will miss Inter’s trip to Sampdoria.
Giuseppe Sannino calls on his Carpi players to “move up” from the bottom of the Serie A table against Torino.
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini insists “there are no favourites” ahead of the derby with Chievo.
Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner has had surgery after suffering with breathing difficulties.
Paulo Dybala discusses Gigi Buffon’s omission from the Ballon d’Or list - “it’s strange that the best goalkeeper of all time isn’t on there”.
Paulo Dybala describes Juventus’ Max Allegri as “a great Coach” and discusses his Argentina call.
Legendary former striker Paolo Rossi is sure Juventus are “motivated to win their fifth consecutive title”.
Antonio Candreva will be available for Lazio when Frosinone visit on Sunday, the club doctor confirms.
Gigi Buffon’s agent is mystified by his Ballon d’Or snub - “if you can find a goalkeeper who did better…”
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala believes the Scudetto is still “an achievable target” this season.
Former Palermo and Udinese Coach Francesco Guidolin reveals he rejected Napoli twice.
Sampdoria striker Eder insists it was “my choice” to stay, following interest from Sunday’s opponents Inter.
Riccardo Montolivo admits Milan “must do more”, following a dressing-down from CEO Adriano Galliani.
Inter midfielder Jonathan Biabiany admits he considered quitting football as he battled a heart condition.
Inter's Mauro Icardi denies associations with Milan's Mario Balotelli: 'I never hung out with him, I don't know him at all'.
Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero opens to the possibility of a career as a Coach: 'Three years ago I'd have said no, but now...'
Sampdoria's Erin Zukanovic admits Inter's players 'can hurt us', but hopes to overtake them by sheer willpower.
Roma's financial books are in the red, but the club will reportedly keep investing on the back of increasing revenue.
Fiorentina's new official partner for designing their kits will be L.B.M. 1911, in a deal for the next two seasons.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco warns against 'Scudetto dreams', while praising Domenico Berardi: 'He's absolutely ready for a top team'.
Bayer Leverkusen's Karim Bellarabi is 'pleased' by Inter's interest, but is 'focused exclusively on his own team'.
Milan's Andrea Bertolacci is discussed by his former Coaches Gigi Del Neri and Gian Piero Gasperini, who disagree about his tactical position.
Feyenoord's Tonny Vilhena looks set to join Sampdoria in January or next year at the latest, say reports.
Alvaro Morata believes it's time for Juventus to match their European performances to those in Serie A.
Milan's Mario Balotelli's injury makes him unlikely to join Antonio Conte's Azzurri for the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers.