NEWS

It was a heart-stopping finale in Florence, as Atalanta turned the game around with German Denis before an acrobatic Stevan Jovetic equaliser.
Milan had a tougher job than expected, but eventually pushed Siena aside 2-0 with Antonio Nocerino and a dubious penalty.
Francesco Guidolin trusts his Udinese players “are stronger than me” in continuing their tour de force against Lazio and Juventus.
Milan have had to completely reshuffle their defence for tonight’s encounter with Siena at San Siro.
Chievo secured a 2-0 victory over Cagliari with Cyril Thereau and Gennaro Sardo on target.
Chilean media claim that Napoli have secured a €12m deal for hot property Eduardo Vargas.
Didier Deschamps points out “the Treble-winning Inter is gone,” but Marseille are still concerned at the Champions League draw.
Amauri’s agent announces he “considers Genoa to be a great squad and would be ready to join” from Juventus.
Vincenzo Montella believes Catania will be more motivated to give their fans a special moment in the derby against Palermo.
Serie B leaders Torino crumbled at Modena, but stay clear after Padova's four-goal thriller.
Edy Reja claims Miroslav Klose is better than Antonio Di Natale, as he hopes Lazio leapfrog Udinese in Sunday’s head-to-head.
Claudio Ranieri is still without Wesley Sneijder and tells Inter “it won’t be easy” against Cesena on Sunday.
Walter Mazzarri focuses Napoli entirely on Sunday’s clash with Roma and assures he “never gave the priority to the Champions League.”
Luis Enrique insists Francesco Totti “is happy at Roma and will continue to be the penalty taker” as they prepare to face Napoli.
Stefano Colantuono “would give blood” for Atalanta to get at least four points from Fiorentina and Cesena.
Antonio Conte is keeping Juventus on their toes ahead of the first Derby di Piemonte in 55 years against Novara.
Carlo Ancelotti believes Milan are “superior to Arsenal,” while Napoli can eliminate Chelsea.
Francesco Guidolin has some Europa League concerns about visiting PAOK, but concedes “we really can’t complain about the draw.”
Edy Reja admits he was hoping Lazio would get an easier Europa League draw than Atletico Madrid.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is confident Milan, Napoli and Inter can progress in the Champions League. “They have the right mentality.”
Look ahead to all this weekend’s games, including a double whammy tonight of Milan-Siena and Fiorentina-Atalanta.
Massimo Moratti warns Inter should not underestimate Olympique Marseille and confirms “it was obvious” the Calciopoli peace talks would be futile.
Alessandro Calori made a spectacular debut on the Brescia bench, as the new Coach saw his team win away to Livorno.
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Both Andre Villas Boas and Arsene Wenger have told of the difficult draw respective Champions League opponents Napoli and Milan represent.
Chievo President Luca Campedelli has come out in defence of Sergio Pellissier amid the ongoing controversy from the booking he received last weekend.
Aurelio De Laurentiis has claimed that Marek Hamsik has already signed a new contract with Napoli.
Delio Rossi is keen for Fiorentina to abandon talking about why they are in trouble and instead work on getting them out of it.
Milan are facing a shortage of defenders this weekend as both Luca Antonini and Ignazio Abate are ruled out of the Siena match.
Siena Coach Giuseppe Sannino has revealed how he is preparing his players for Saturday night’s tough challenge away to Milan.
Juventus and Milan could be the big winners when Week 16 comes to an end on Sunday evening.
Napoli’s Marek Hamsik is relatively happy with the upcoming Champions League clash against Chelsea. “We wanted to avoid the Spanish.”
Manchester City have warned Milan that they are not the only club interested in signing Carlos Tevez.
Sampdoria chief Riccardo Garrone has suggested that his club will sell Angelo Palombo during the January transfer window.
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri knows that his side will have to be perfection personified in their Champions League ties against Chelsea.

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