NEWS

Bologna boss Stefano Pioli has likened Alessandro Diamanti to American basketball star Kobe Bryant.
Inter boss Walter Mazzarri is respectful of the threat Sampdoria will carry at the weekend following the appointment of Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Roma stopper Nicolas Burdisso says he will consider his future at the club during the Christmas break.
Ambitious Inter defender Juan Jesus says he wouldn’t take a third-placed finish in Serie A if that was offered to him.
Yuto Nagatomo has paid tribute to his club and international teammates after the Inter man was named Asian Player of the Year.
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti feels Juventus have what is necessary to collect a draw at Galatasaray in their last Champions League group game.
Roberto Mancini has called for the fans to spur Galatasaray on to victory in their final Champions League group game against Juventus.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Giorgio Chiellini can’t help but feel “regret” that Juventus are still fighting for qualification after beating Copenhagen.
Fernando Llorente is glad of the 3-1 win over Copenhagen, but warned Juventus “aren’t qualified yet.”
Antonio Conte assured Juventus “will play to win” in Istanbul after beating Copenhagen 3-1. “Our destiny is in our hands.”
Arturo Vidal celebrated his first hat-trick, a Juventus victory over Copenhagen and the imminent arrival of a daughter.
Leonardo Bonucci explained Juventus difficulties defending against Copenhagen and in breaking them down.
Arturo Vidal’s hat-trick gave Juventus a 3-1 victory over Copenhagen, so they’ll qualify with a point in Istanbul.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta praised Paul Pogba, but warned tonight they must beat Copenhagen “by any means necessary.”
Fiorentina have already qualified from the Europa League, but Vincenzo Montella wants more against Pacos Ferreira.
Juventus have Carlos Tevez, Fernando Llorente and Arturo Vidal for their must-win Champions League tie with Copenhagen.
Sunderland striker Fabio Borini’s agent confirmed a meeting with Inter and will “evaluate a return to Italy in January.”
Ricky Kaka reveals he is playing “with a smile on my face” at Milan after earning a standing ovation at Celtic Park.
Vladimir Petkovic wants Lazio to beat Legia Warsaw and top their Europa League group, but shrugs off talk of the Switzerland job.
Robinho will be out for four weeks with a dislocated shoulder, while Milan teammate Ignazio Abate sprained his ankle.
Danish media are reporting four Copenhagen fans were attacked in Turin this morning ahead of the Juventus game.
Just days before the 2014 World Cup draw, at least three people have been killed after part of the Corinthians Arena collapsed.
Basel boss Murat Yakin is already in contact with Lazio about becoming their new Coach, according to reports.
Jermain Defoe’s rumoured move to MLS side Toronto could have an effect on Fabio Quagliarella’s Juventus future.
Copenhagen captain Lars Jacobsen has warned that his men are up against ‘a top European club’ in Juventus this evening.
Lazio defender Lorik Cana has opened up the possibility of returning to Marseille once his time in the capital ends.
Nigel De Jong has called for his Milan team to kick on after their win over Celtic in the Champions League last night.
Hella Verona sporting director Sean Sogliano is being tracked by Milan as a potential replacement for Adriano Galliani.
Press reports this afternoon have suggested that Paris Saint-Germain will hope to make the most of their connections to sign Paul Pogba.
Marek Hamsik has gone into detail about the injury that kept him out of Napoli’s game with Borussia Dortmund.
Olympiakos boss Jose Miguel Michel has admitted that it will be ‘hard to keep’ Konstantinos Mitroglou at the club.
The Milan duo of Stephan El Shaarawy and Giampaolo Pazzini trained with the rest of the squad today following their injury problems.
Marcos Senna doesn’t expect to see Bruno Soriano leave current club Villarreal for Napoli at the start of 2014.
Roma boss Rudi Garcia is delighted the club were able to sign Gervinho from Arsenal during the summer.

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