NEWS

Juventus have issued a statement in relation to a “clumsy and underhand attempt at defamation” against the club.
Lazio midfielder Hernanes is ready to end Inter’s title bid – just a week after their Scudetto hopes were revived.
Fabio Quagliarella of Juventus has returned to training a week after undergoing surgery on a fractured cheekbone.
Cesena have claimed that three Serie A clubs are interested in Marco Parolo – a player who was paired with Real Madrid on Monday.
Miroslav Klose has revealed that he’s brought the Italian postal system to its knees following his move to Lazio.
Mark Van Bommel is confident that Alexandre Pato will make the difference for Milan after rejecting a January transfer.
Italian giants Inter won’t make a decision on whether Dejan Stankovic needs surgery until the end of next week.
Novara have joined Lecce in trying to sign Juventus’ Fabio Grosso before the transfer window closes.
Milan will ask Genoa to hand them back midfielder Alexander Merkel for the rest of the season, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Bologna Coach Stefano Pioli has questioned the award of the penalty that allowed Napoli to rescue a point at the Stadio San Paolo.
Walter Mazzarri has admitted that his Napoli team have much to learn after the 1-1 draw with Bologna. “We’re not great yet.”
Porto’s Fredy Guarin is the latest midfielder to be linked with a possible January switch to Juventus.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Ciro Immobile bagged a brace as Pescara pushed past Hellas Verona to leapfrog into third in Serie B this evening.
Juventus have officially sold Yago Falqué Silva to Tottenham, who immediately loaned him to Southampton.
Spanish media are going mad over Cesena midfielder Marco Parolo, claiming he is wanted by Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow.
A controversial Edinson Cavani penalty allowed Napoli to fight back for a disappointing 1-1 home draw against Bologna.
Marco Materazzi has urged a shock January transfer strategy. “If I were Inter, I’d immediately sign Alexandre Pato” from Milan!
Sebastian Giovinco praised new Coach Roberto Donadoni for introducing “more attacking football” into the Parma squad.
Stevan Jovetic has appealed to the Fiorentina fans after fierce protests on Sunday. “Please do not abandon us. The jeers don’t help.”
Goran Pandev and Edinson Cavani lead the way as Napoli welcome Bologna in tonight’s Serie A Week 18 closer.
Inter President Massimo Moratti admits “we have to see if it’s worth the bother” of signing Carlos Tevez from Manchester City.
President Maurizio Zamparini assures Palermo fans he does not fear relegation and Coach Bortolo Mutti “will not be sacked.”
Milan have an injury crisis on their hands in midfield, so are trying to persuade Genoa to return Alexander Merkel.
Brazilian media suggest Genoa have proposed a return to Serie A for Ronaldinho after his split with Flamengo.
There are reports Newcastle United directors were in Cesena over the past few days to target Yohan Benalouane.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic concedes Milan “didn’t put in a great performance, but Inter focused only on defending themselves.”
Stefano Pioli has urged Bologna to put in an “aggressive” performance against Napoli this evening.
There are reports that Manchester City have rejected Inter’s €25m offer for Carlos Tevez, so Paris Saint-Germain are back in pole position.
Lazio boss Edy Reja is confident that his side can stop the Inter juggernaut at San Siro next weekend.
The agent of Angelo Palombo has dismissed reports of an agreement between Sampdoria and Fiorentina for his client.
Fiorentina have joined Napoli in their appreciation for Cesena star Antonio Candreva, his agent has revealed.
Emiliano Viviano says he’s ready to “spit blood” for Palermo once he officially completes his move from Inter.
Leonardo Bonucci has defended his Juventus teammates after their 1-1 draw against Cagliari on Sunday.
Bottom of the table Novara are adamant that boss Attilio Tesser won’t be shown the door after another defeat.

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