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Sinisa Mihajlovic warned Sampdoria to focus 100 per cent on Udinese and reveals why he didn’t sign Antonio Di Natale.
Vincenzo Montella claims dropping Juan Cuadrado woke him up ahead of Fiorentina’s derby with Empoli. “He’s never trained so hard.”
Stefano Pioli wants Lazio to celebrate Christmas in third place and warns his team are “superior” to Inter.
Club Brugge confirm Napoli are “closely following” Thomas Meunier, who fuelled reports of a move on Twitter.
Roberto Mancini understands Antonio Conte’s frustration as Italy Coach and suggested ways of improving Serie A.
Roberto Mancini commented on Nemanja Vidic, Fredy Guarin, Rodrigo Palacio and described Inter’s ideal January signings.
Roberto Mancini looks forward to facing Lazio, welcomes back Hernanes and insists Inter “will challenge for third place.”
It’s reported Milan could sell Stephan El Shaarawy to plug a €70m hole in their balance sheet.
Tuttosport have named Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling as Europe’s best young player, so he discussed Paul Pogba, Mario Balotelli and ping-pong.
Tuttosport claims Paul Pogba could meet PSG owner Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha, as Juventus are there for the Italian Super Cup.
Daniel Osvaldo is reportedly out of Sunday’s Inter-Lazio match after he was granted compassionate leave.
Estudiantes talent Joaquin Correa is currently undergoing his medical ahead of a €6.5m move to Sampdoria.
Jeremy Menez is reviving his career at Milan, but “without football I’d be in prison” and reveals he turned down Manchester United.
Alvaro Gonzalez warns he “could choose to leave” Lazio in January, but has no intention of going outside Italy.
Antonio Conte is reportedly furious that clubs were allowed to opt out of his Italy get-together in February.
Giuseppe Rossi has made a point to “never mention bad luck” or ex-Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli in his autobiography.
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims Inter could offer Fredy Guarin to Tottenham in exchange for Aaron Lennon.
Seydou Keita reveals Zlatan Ibrahimovic asked him to join Milan and Roma boss Rudi Garcia “has what it takes” to match Pep Guardiola.
Eusebio Di Francesco sees today’s encounter with Cesena as a “relegation dogfight” for his Sassuolo.
The final round of Serie A games for 2014 is this weekend, including Roma-Milan for Europe, Inter hosting Lazio and the Tuscan Derby.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Carpi retain their leadership after difficult draw with high-flying Lanciano, while Avellino sank nine-man Bologna.
Giuseppe Rossi is “optimistic” for his return from injury and Fiorentina’s chances of clinching third in Serie A.
Daniel Osvaldo hopes to remain at Inter after his loan from Southampton expires and “will punish” Celtic in the Europa League.
Fiorentina players were stunned by a series of earthquakes, but Sunday’s game with Empoli is not currently at risk.
Atalanta have officially bought the remaining 50 per cent of Davide Zappacosta’s contract from Avellino.
Parma director general Pietro Leonardi admits “the team has suffered” during extended takeover talks, but can now focus.
Parma have finally completed the sale to Russian-Cypriot Dastraso Holding Ltd with Fabio Giordano as temporary President.
There are reports Stephan Lichtsteiner has agreed a contract extension with Juventus to 2017.
Antonio Conte will have his Italy get-together from February 9 to 11, but clubs are not “obliged” to release players.
The agent of Hull City and Southampton man Gaston Ramirez confirms he’s “close” to a Serie A return, in talks with two clubs.
Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic’s two-round Coppa Italia touchline ban has been halved on appeal.
Max Allegri assured Napoli “are not hungrier” than Juventus for Monday’s Italian Super Cup clash.
Parma look as if they have finally completed the sale to new investors, but a Press conference is postponed.
Carlos Tevez doesn’t believe Gonzalo Higuain’s star has waned as Juventus face Napoli in the Super Cup on Monday.

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