NEWS

Andrea Poli has outlined Milan’s determination to bounce back from consecutive draws through hard work in anticipation of Chievo.
Udinese welcome back Antonio Di Natale to their starting XI for tonight’s visit of Parma, as Andrea Stramaccioni sticks with a back four.
Claudio Marchisio has praised Max Allegri’s confidence shown in him and says Juventus are targeting a result at Atletico Madrid.
Luigi Di Biagio will name his Italy Under-21 squad on Thursday for the crunch Euro 2015 play-off encounters with Slovakia.
Maurizio Zamparini has reiterated his faith in Beppe Iachini, says Palermo can aim for top seven and that Paulo Dybala will one day be worth €40m.
Walter Mazzarri believes Inter will respond positively to Sunday’s defeat to Cagliari and hits back at Tommaso Giulini.
Tickets for Sunday evening’s table topping clash between Juventus and Roma have sold out in just over two hours.
Angelo Ogbonna credits his improved form to Max Allegri’s faith and ponders a difficult week of matches for Juventus.
Mediaset believe that Juventus and Paul Pogba are all but signed off on a new contract for the Frenchman until June 2019.
Riccardo Montolivo says he is progressing well in his recovery from a broken leg amid reports of a November return.
Joe Hart says he has great respect for Ashley Cole and Micah Richards’ decisions to join Roma and Fiorentina respectively in the summer.
Manuel Pellegrini has outlined his respect for Roma and Manchester City’s necessity to win, but says there is no particular pressure on his side.
Attilio Lombardo says Sinisa Mihajlovic is no surprise at Sampdoria, but warns that it is perhaps too early to be looking to the Europa League.
Felix Brych will officiate Wednesday evening’s Champions League clash between Atletico Madrid and Juventus.
Giorgio Chiellini has reflected on swapping Antonio Conte for Max Allegri at Juventus, Italy’s World Cup wound and ending his career with the Bianconeri.
Roberto Donadoni has asserted that Parma must continue fighting with the right spirit in spite of difficult form, and take inspiration from Udinese.
Roberto Mancini believes that Roma may suffer for the absences in their team, but that they can still cause Manchester City some problems.
Alvaro Morata’s agent has reiterated that the striker ‘only wanted to play for Juventus’ despite having ‘many offers’ this summer.
It has been confirmed that Milan will face Real Madrid in a mid-season friendly in Dubai on December 30.
Patrice Evra considers Juventus’ Champions League hope, trying to convince Paul Pogba to stay at Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson’s influence.
Tommaso Giulini has celebrated Cagliari’s win at Inter and suggested that the Nerazzurri were too ‘presumptuous’ heading into the match.
Mehdi Benatia has reiterated why he chose to leave Roma for Bayern Munich this summer: “To win many titles.”
Silvio Berlusconi and Adriano Galliani reportedly ‘reaffirmed confidence’ in Pippo Inzaghi following Milan’s draw at Cesena.
Erick Thohir reportedly held an emergency summit with Walter Mazzarri following yesterday’s 4-1 home defeat to Cagliari.
Albin Ekdal’s agent has taken the opportunity of his surprise hat-trick at Inter to assert that he is ready for a new challenge and there are interested clubs.
Pablo Zabaleta has outlined how important facing and beating Roma is for Manchester City in the Champions League.
Roberto Mancini is anticipating Manchester City against Roma and advised the Giallorossi on how best to face the Premier League side.
Edin Dzeko is looking forward to facing Roma and warns that for both them and Manchester City, this week will be a ‘delicate challenge’.
Roma will face Manchester City with an attacking trio of Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Alessandro Florenzi, with Juan Iturbe on the bench.
Kostas Manolas’ agent says it is too early to compare his start at Roma to the likes of Mehdi Benatia or Aldair.
Juventus and Gianluigi Buffon are reported as close to agreeing a new contract together through to June 2017.
Juventus are apparently planning to put in front of Carlos Tevez a proposed new contract at the club until June 2018.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini blasted Abel Hernandez for his move to Hull City. “He’ll never achieve his aims.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria are “deservedly third” in Serie A after beating Genoa 1-0 in the Derby della Lanterna.

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