NEWS

Verona host Roma in the early Sunday game, but Andrea Mandorlini was focused on the “injustice” of a crowd ban.
West Ham have officially taken Marco Borriello on loan from Roma, just hours after the arrival of Antonio Nocerino.
Fiorentina host Genoa on Sunday evening, but Vincenzo Montella is ambitious. “Roma and Napoli are not beyond reach.”
Mauro Icardi and Ricky Alvarez have shaken off injuries for Inter-Catania, but Ishak Belfodil and Fredy Guarin are dropped.
Serie B returned with some surprise results, as top three Palermo, Empoli and Avellino fumbled points, while Lanciano sank Brescia.
Napoli have Marek Hamsik back in the starting XI and Jorginho on the bench as they host Chievo.
Clarence Seedorf named his Milan squad to face Cagliari, but Michael Essien and Christian Abbiati are out.
Gian Piero Gasperini looks forward to taking on Fiorentina tomorrow, as Genoa debut Nicolas Burdisso and Marco Motta.
Udinese patron Gianpaolo Pozzo reiterated his faith in Francesco Guidolin and tries to talk Antonio Di Natale out of retirement.
As expected, West Ham United have signed Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino, soon to be followed by Marco Borriello.
There are reports Milan defender Philippe Mexes rejected a move to Trabzonspor, as he is waiting for Monaco.
Rudi Garcia respects Verona and sees a psychological boost for Roma, as “we’ve proved Juventus can be beaten.”
Roma named their squad to face Hellas Verona in the early Sunday fixture.
Walter Mazzarri warned Inter must “get the points against Catania by any means,” but dropped Fredy Guarin.
Alberto Aquilani trusts Fiorentina “can achieve both our targets” of Champions League qualification and the Coppa Italia victory.
Clarence Seedorf welcomed Michael Essien and warned Milan “need patience” ahead of a tricky trip to Cagliari.
Inter, Fiorentina and Juventus consider Dani Osvaldo after he was suspended for attacking Southampton teammate Jose Fonte.
Fiorentina have reportedly asked Sunderland for their ex-Lazio defender Modibo Diakite.
Lazio face Juventus and Claudio Lotito insists they are “not our enemies,” blasting fans who want defeat so as not to favour Roma.
Sulley Muntari welcomed fellow Ghanaian Michael Essien. “He can bring a great deal to Milan.”
Gervinho insists Roma “believe in the Scudetto” despite an eight-point gap from leaders Juventus.
Juventus forward Mirko Vucinic could be reunited with ex-Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti at Zenit St Petersburg.
Giuseppe Rossi will learn the extent of his knee injury on Tuesday, revealed the Fiorentina star’s agent.
Adriano Galliani explains Milan had been “chasing Michael Essien for a few months” and feel he’ll fit into Clarence Seedorf’s tactics.
Serie B resumes after its Winter break and Trapani kicked things off by beating Padova to temporarily go fifth.
Napoli try to get back into the Scudetto race against plucky Chievo and leaders Juventus visit a revived Lazio today.
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Italian media suggest Lazio have offered under-fire West Bromwich Albion man Nicolas Anelka a contract.
Marco Borriello confirmed his imminent move to West Ham by saying goodbye to Roma fans on Twitter.
Jose Fonte posted a picture of his black eye, caused by Southampton teammate and Italy striker Dani Osvaldo.
Local MPs have failed in their attempts to move the Genoa Derby, so it will be on February 2 at 11.30 GMT.
Burak Yilmaz reignited links with Lazio after reportedly stating he wanted to “leave Galatasaray and go to Europe.”
Federico Balzaretti will be out of action for six to eight weeks after undergoing a sports hernia operation.
Bayern Munich chief Franz Beckenbauer confirms Juventus target Mario Mandzukic “can be sold.”
Michael Essien arrived to complete his transfer from Chelsea. “I decided to join Milan because of Clarence Seedorf.”

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