NEWS

Italian media claim Juventus will offer Sebastian Giovinco to Tottenham in a January exchange for Erik Lamela.
Lazio and Albania defender Lorik Cana is looking forward to Tuesday’s friendly against Italy. “We want to make history.”
Tomorrow’s Italy-Albania was organised to raise funds for the city, but Genoa President Enrico Preziosi insists it is “inopportune.”
Serie B side Bari have officially appointed Davide Nicola after firing Coach Devis Mangia.
Pippo Inzaghi is “enjoying the adventure” of being Milan Coach, but warns fans will need patience.
It’s widely reported Parma missed today’s deadline to make up unpaid wages, so will face a points penalty.
Roberto Mancini said starting his new Inter era against Milan and Roma will be “fascinating and difficult.”
Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka has been given the iconic Number 9 jersey and Sebastian Giovinco 10 for Italy-Albania.
Ricky Kaka is still cheering on Milan and trusts they will “win the derby and qualify for the Champions League.”
Fiorentina have lost Manuel Pasqual for at least three weeks after he suffered a thigh strain during Italy-Croatia.
Roma director Claudio Fenucci resigned to join Bologna, but the club’s previous owner complains Joe Tacopina “hasn’t paid.”
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio was encouraged despite a 1-0 friendly defeat to Denmark. “We are on the right track.”
Italy paid the price for poor finishing and a defensive error as the Under-21 side lost a friendly 1-0 to Denmark.
Angelo Ogbonna was sent home from international duty, but Juventus tests excluded serious damage.
The authorities in Milan reveal they confiscated over 50 flares from Croatia fans before the match with Italy.
Antonio Conte tested out a brand-new Italy line-up for tomorrow’s Albania friendly, heavy in Genoa and Sampdoria players.
Napoli and Belgium winger Dries Mertens remains in doubt for Sunday’s Serie A match against Cagliari.
Inter are due to face Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Paris Saint-Germain in a friendly in Marrakech on December 30.
Lorenzo De Silvestri and Luca Antonelli praised the people of Genoa following the recent floods that engulfed the area.
Inter and Milan have both reportedly begun talks with Andrej Kramaric and swooped back in for Marcelo Brozovic.
Roma plan to replace Morgan De Sanctis with one of four international goalkeepers at the end of the season, according to various reports.
Former Inter Coach Gigi Simoni has cast doubt on the Nerazzurri’s decision to sack Walter Mazzarri so close to the Milan derby.
Manchester City are ready to take advantage of Juventus' inability to commit Stephan Lichtsteiner to a new deal, reports Tuttosport.
Sport are running the line that Real Madrid are ready to battle Barcelona and Manchester United for Fiorentina’s Juan Cuadrado.
Reports in Italy today suggest that should Xherdan Shaqiri prove hard to sign, Juventus will turn to Lukas Podolski.
Antonio Cassano is once more being paired with a return to Sampdoria, as he apparently meets with his agent.
Rafa Benitez has seemingly ruled out Napoli making a January bid for Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.
La Repubblica speculate that Walter Mazzarri may consider walking away from football altogether, following his Inter exit.
Dino Zoff pays respect to Francesco Totti, but suggests that the Roma veteran could have achieved more for club and country at an international level.
Reports continue to suggest that Parma’s financial situation is not improving and that a deadline to avoid a potential points penalty is today.
Gary Medel has expressed regret at seeing Walter Mazzarri depart from Inter, but he says immediate focus is now on impressing Roberto Mancini.
Ivan Perisic’s agent has confirmed previous talks with Napoli, but warns that Wolfsburg do not need to sell the player in January.
The President of the Albanian FA has admitted that Tuesday’s friendly with Italy will be difficult, but praised Albania’s Italian CT Gianni De Biasi.
Adriano Galliani believes Roberto Mancini’s appointment at Inter will make Sunday’s Milan derby more difficult for the Rossoneri.
Inter general manager Marco Fassone says a “negative atmosphere” was behind the dismissal of Walter Mazzarri, and admits the Nerazzurri must tighten their belts.

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