NEWS

Sampdoria are on the verge of signing Udinese and Colombia forward Luis Muriel for €15m.
Penarol talent Kevin Mendez has flown in for Roma. “I am very happy to be playing in Italy, though I’m not sure where yet.”
Paul Pogba puts Super Cup defeat behind Juventus. “The objective is to win the Scudetto and go further in the Champions League.”
Lazio have named their squad for tomorrow’s game with Sampdoria, including Antonio Candreva and Lucas Biglia.
Wesley Sneijder’s agent warned Juventus that “Galatasaray don’t want to sell” for less than his €20m release clause.
Fiorentina fans have already turned on Norberto Neto with a bitterly critical banner unveiled in training.
Stefano Pioli warned Lazio to put all their focus into tomorrow’s showdown with Sampdoria. “We must continue to earn third.”
Mateo Kovacic welcomes Lukas Podolski to Inter, aims to beat “special” Juventus and assures he’s “already at a big club.”
Sampdoria are without injured Lorenzo De Silvestri for tomorrow’s trip to Lazio.
Alessandro Florenzi is still in awe of Francesco Totti and warned Roma “will spit blood to win the Scudetto.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic joked about the Rome derby within Sampdoria and promised to “surprise” Lazio tomorrow.
Alessio Cerci’s arrival means Milan can wait until the summer to take Suso on a free transfer from Liverpool.
Fernando Torres was greeted by 45,000 Atletico Madrid fans after his loan from Milan. “What have I done to deserve this?”
Atalanta are close to taking Ibrahima Mbaye from Inter on loan, confirmed his agent. “They are very interested.”
Livorno, Catania and Latina sacked their Coaches to bring in Ezio Gelain, Dario Marcolin and Mark Iuliano.
Milan are said to be targeting Newcastle United full-back Davide Santon, an ex-Inter youth product.
Marek Hamsik wants the Scudetto and laughed off speculation. “Even the rocks know I am happy at Napoli!”
Lukas Podolski’s chances of making his Inter debut against Juventus are dwindling, as Arsenal still haven’t provided paperwork.
Manolo Gabbiadini has left Sampdoria to complete his Napoli transfer. “It was a wonderful year and a half.”
Luca Banti will officiate Tuesday night’s often controversial Derby d’Italia between Juventus and Inter.
There’ll be no time for festive hangovers for Juventus and Inter as their first game back is one of the biggest matchups in Italian football – the Derby d’Italia.
Napoli ended 2014 with the Italian Super Cup and now hope to pile more misery on Cesena to start the New Year right.
Norberto Neto refused to sign a contract renewal with Fiorentina, but could be exchanged with Juventus for Sebastian Giovinco.
Last season these sides were competing for Europa League qualification. Things have certainly changed and Parma are now rock bottom with Fiorentina eighth.
If Juventus were to sell Paul Pogba, their shopping list would include Radamel Falcao, Ramires, Miranda and Mats Hummels.
Buoyed by their thrashing of Real Madrid just before the New Year, Milan will be hoping to kick-off 2015 with a bang against Sassuolo on Tuesday afternoon.
Hellas Verona are being linked with a possible loan bid for Olympique Marseille’s Brazilian defender Doria.
Roma forward Juan Manuel Iturbe is in an international tug of war between Argentina and Paraguay.
Spartak Moscow defender Salvatore Bocchetti could make a surprise return to Genoa this month.
Italian papers are adamant that Xherdan Shaqiri favours Inter over Liverpool, but the final word goes to Bayern Munich.
Gianfranco Zola makes his debut on the Cagliari bench in the Derby delle Isole away to high-flying Palermo.
The presence of Roberto Mancini as Inter Coach was behind “99 per cent” of Lukas Podolski’s decision to quit Arsenal.
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Yann M’Vila could leave Inter just six months into his loan from Rubin Kazan, as Parma are interested.
Manolo Gabbiadini will arrive on Sunday evening to complete his transfer from Sampdoria to Napoli.

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