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Kevin-Prince Boateng reveals why he retired from international duty with Ghana. “My knee has undergone six operations.”
Roma defender Simon Kjaer has targeted the next four League games as key to the Giallorossi achieving their ambitions this season.
Napoli have had preparations for their Champions League clash with Manchester City disrupted this morning by a fire scare in the hotel they were staying at.
Clarence Seedorf is looking forward to testing his mettle against Barcelona again in a game he describes as a spectacle.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo has received support from Karl Heinz Rummenigge in the wake of the Roma forward’s incorrectly disallowed strike against Lecce.
Massimiliano Allegri has outlined his hopes, expectations and plan of attack in facing European champions Barcelona on Wednesday night.
Winning the Scudetto or qualifying for the Champions League is not a top priority for Udinese this term, insists Antonio Di Natale.
Palermo chief Maurizio Zamparini isn’t looking forward to seeing new Fiorentina boss Delio Rossi this weekend.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly agreed terms with Federico Balzaretti – now Palermo have to decide whether to sell in January or June.
Milan’s Alexandre Pato has conceded that he has much work to do if he is to be as good as Barcelona rival Lionel Messi.
Milan will have to play intelligently if they are to beat Barcelona on Wednesday, says forward Robinho.
Thiago Silva has revealed step one in trying to stop Barcelona ace Lionel Messi. “You pray,” said the Milan man.
Italian goalkeeping legend Dino Zoff says it is too soon to be comparing Federico Marchetti to Lazio idol Angelo Peruzzi.
French goalkeeper Sebastien Frey has praised under-pressure Genoa boss Alberto Malesani.
Forgotten Juventus defender Marco Motta is attracting the interest of foreign clubs, his agent has suggested.
Speaking at a poker event, Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon says he’d bet on Milan winning Serie A this season.
Chievo ‘keeper Stefano Sorrentino has launched a surprising attack over his lack of involvement with the Italian national side.
The likes of Milan and Genoa have been told to forget about signing Fabio Quagliarella in January. “He’s staying at Juventus.”
Juventus are hoping to hijack Milan’s move for Fiorentina playmaker Riccardo Montolivo, according to reports.
Galatasaray have revealed that they failed in a summer bid to sign Esteban Cambiasso from Italian giants Inter.
Miralem Pjanic has revealed Roma’s objective for this season. “We want to qualify for the Champions League.”
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Devis Mangia and Palermo have both expressed their frustration at continued questions over the Coach’s relationship with President Maurizio Zamparini.
Just 17 days after heart surgery, Antonio Cassano has returned to Milan’s training base to greet teammates and outline the start of his recovery.
Stevan Jovetic is set for a gruelling week of increased physiotherapy and training work in a bid to return to action for Fiorentina’s next League game.
UniCredit are considering selling up to 20 per cent of their remaining share of Roma to Asian investors, the bank’s vice-general manager has confirmed.
Six players have been suspended as a result of bookings and dismissals from Week 12’s round of action.
As Yuto Nagatomo confirms he is fit to play on Tuesday, Javier Zanetti insists Inter’s priority is qualification first and securing first place in the group second.
Claudio Ranieri admits he is keen to secure Inter’s place in the Champions League last 16 this week, as he also thanks Trabzonspor fans for their welcome.
Former Italy boss Marcello Lippi has explained why he didn’t select Mario Balotelli for the 2010 World Cup Finals.
There is a “70 per cent chance” that Amauri will leave Juventus for Tottenham during the January transfer window.
Milos Krasic’s future at Juventus is in real doubt. “Coach Antonio Conte doesn’t want him anymore,” said his representative.
Edinson Cavani is ignoring suggestions that he is wanted by Manchester City. “I’m thinking of Napoli,” he stated.
Who made it into the Football Italia Team of the Week? Dave Taylor picks his ideal XI after the latest round of action.
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri insists his side can’t afford to make any errors against Manchester City on Tuesday.

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