Anelka 'will make his mark on Juventus'
Nicolas Anelka’s agent has revealed how he and Juventus kept the transfer quiet ahead of his medical this morning.
Cannavaro: 'Mazzarri an Italian Fergie'
Paolo Cannavaro returns to wear the Napoli captain’s armband today and insists Walter Mazzarri “is an Italian Sir Alex Ferguson.”
Roma are revamped and under pressure in Bologna for the early kick-off, as Daniel Pablo Osvaldo, Francesco Totti and Miralem Pjanic lead the way.
Agent: 'Viviano to Bologna'
Fiorentina goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano “will probably go to Bologna” rather than Roma during the transfer window, declared his agent.
Official: Anelka has Juve medical
Nicolas Anelka is officially in Turin to complete his transfer to Juventus on a five-month contract.
Ancelotti: 'Anelka good for Juve'
PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti believes Juventus have done good business by bringing in Nicolas Anelka on a five-month contract. “He’ll do well in Turin.”
Colantuono eyes Milan Double
Stefano Colantuono already beat Milan once this season and hopes Atalanta can make it a remarkable double.
Maran: 'No Montella duel'
Rolando Maran insists today’s Catania-Fiorentina match “is not a duel” between him and ex-Elefantini Coach Vincenzo Montella.
Milan push €20m Balotelli bid
Italian newspapers claim that Milan have offered €20m for Mario Balotelli and his agent is in Manchester to discuss the deal with City.
Conte: 'Bad thoughts about ref...'
Antonio Conte vented even more rage at the Juventus-Genoa referee in his Press conference. “I go home with bad thoughts in my mind.”
Pioli pledges Roma thriller
Stefano Pioli warns “attack is the best form of defence” against Roma, something Bologna already learned when conquering the Olimpico 3-2.
Donadoni stands up to Napoli
Roberto Donadoni welcomes his new Parma players and notes they “worked on our own performance rather than just how to stop Napoli.”
Serie A Previews: Your move, Napoli
Napoli hope to close the gap on Juventus in Parma today, while Roma visit Bologna, Milan are in Bergamo, Fiorentina travel to Catania and Inter welcome Torino.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Marotta: 'Ref is from Naples'
Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta stirred up huge controversy by suggesting referee Marco Guida didn’t give a penalty “because he is from Naples.”
Conte: 'Ref should be sacked!'
Antonio Conte claims tonight’s referee should be sacked. “He said he ‘didn’t feel ready’ to give the penalty. That’s not normal. I cannot tolerate this.”
Ballardini: 'Genoa can complain too'
Davide Ballardini insisted Genoa deserved their point in Turin and had their own penalty incidents to complain about.
Borriello pegs back Juventus
Marco Borriello scored at the Juventus Stadium to give Genoa a hard-fought 1-1 draw against his old club on Coach Davide Ballardini’s debut, but the Bianconeri were furious. Juve had two penalty appeals, including one in stoppages.
Corini praises Flying Donkeys
Eugenio Corini praised Chievo’s performance after their surprise victory away to Lazio. “We bring home these three points with merit.”
Petkovic: 'A bad day, but...'
Vladimir Petkovic insists Lazio “did not deserve to lose” against Chievo and he stands by his decision to rest Hernanes.
Marotta confirms Anelka deal
Juventus “are in an emergency situation, but Nicolas Anelka will be our only signing,” declared general manager Beppe Marotta.
Chievo shocker ends Lazio run
Lazio’s 16-match unbeaten run in all competition came crashing to a halt, as Chievo confirmed their status as bête noir with a 1-0 victory at the Olimpico.
Paul Pogba, Mirko Vucinic and Fabio Quagliarella lead Juventus out against Genoa on Coach Davide Ballardini’s debut.
Ventura: 'Shameless Toro with Inter'
Giampiero Ventura wants an “arrogant and shameless Torino” against Inter at San Siro tomorrow night, but also criticised the media for focusing on transfer gossip.
Milan 'offer €20m for Balotelli'
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims that Milan have presented “a serious €20m offer” to Manchester City for Mario Balotelli.
Official: Destro out for two months
Roma have officially confirmed that Mattia Destro will be out for around two months after he underwent knee surgery today.
Lazio make changes for their late afternoon kick-off against Chievo, who represent something of a bête noir.
Report: Liverpool seal £11m Coutinho
Reports are emerging from Italy that Inter have agreed a €13m transfer fee with Liverpool for Philippe Coutinho.
Zaccardo set for Milan debut
Cristian Zaccardo could make his Milan debut against Atalanta tomorrow, as the new arrival is already in the squad.
Serie B: Surprise home defeats
Serie B is back with a bang and surprise results, as Modena, Varese, Bari and Empoli capitulated at home, while Livorno stalled in Padova.
Sorrentino: 'Chievo split was bad'
Stefano Sorrentino is ready for his Palermo debut and reveals his emotions at leaving Chievo. “It’s a mixture of joy, anger and disappointment.”
Montella: 'I miss Catania'
Vincenzo Montella has fond memories of Catania ahead of tomorrow’s game, but Fiorentina are still without David Pizarro.
Agent: 'Balotelli? Anything can happen'
Mario Balotelli’s agent has said “anything can happen from here until January 31 and we are keeping vigilant” after Milan dropped hints.
Inter hint at Coutinho sale
Andrea Stramaccioni admits Philippe Coutinho will be sold to raise funds for Paulinho. “Painful sales can bring in important players who will improve Inter.”
Galliani: 'Balotelli 99.9%...'
Adriano Galliani left the door open for Mario Balotelli to Milan. “Kaka and Didier Drogba are 101% not coming. Balotelli is 99.9%...”
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