NEWS

The queue for Luc Castaignos is growing, but Inter want to keep the striker until the end of the season.
Mirko Vucinic says that the fight for the title will be a two-horse race between his Juventus side and champions Milan.
Italian World Cup winner Alberto Gilardino has successfully completed his medical ahead of his move to Genoa.
Italian Under-21 international Federico Macheda has joined Queens Park Rangers from Manchester United.
Prospective new Juventus signing Marco Borriello didn’t reject a switch to the Old Lady in 2010, his agent has insisted.
Lazio midfielder Cristian Ledesma has admitted that he hopes to be a part of Italy’s Euro 2012 campaign.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri insists there is no breakdown in his relationship with Alexandre Pato.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic thinks it will be tough for prospective new boy Carlos Tevez to fill in for Antonio Cassano at Milan this season.
Palermo are showing an interest in striker Maxi Lopez of Sicilian Serie A rivals Catania, according to reports.
Juventus and Roma will reportedly again meet on Wednesday to discuss a possible January move for David Pizarro.
Inter have emerged as a rival to Milan in the chase to sign Carlos Tevez from Manchester City this month.
Cesena have confirmed that numerous Serie A sides are interested in key midfielder Marco Parolo.
Juventus legend Franco Causio has questioned the Old Lady’s decision to sign Marco Borriello from Roma.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
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Milan’s Alberto Aquilani insists he has “absolutely no bitterness towards Juventus,” but notes the huge changes since he left.
Antonio Floro Flores has put himself forward as the replacement for Alberto Gilardino. “If Fiorentina were to call...”
Simone Pepe realises 2011 “was the year I reached football maturity. I even learned to score goals” for Juventus and Italy.
Catania are looking to Boca Juniors star Facundo Roncaglia and could use Mariano Andujar as part of the deal.
According to the latest reports, Juventus have finalised details to sign Marco Borriello on loan from Roma with an option to buy for €7.5m.
Walter Mazzarri hails Napoli’s “memorable 2011 that was beyond our rosiest expectations. We proved we belong in the Champions League.”
Italian international Mario Balotelli deserves “a kick on the a***” for smoking, says Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini.
Andrea Pirlo looks forward to a great 2012 for himself and Juventus. “Our hunger is growing, victory after victory.”
It’s reported Udinese have agreed a deal for ex-Chievo midfielder Gelson Fernandes to arrive in January.
It is increasingly likely Inter will loan out Luc Castaignos in January, as Bologna join the list of potential clubs.
Bortolo Mutti is confident he can turn Palermo around in 2012. “It has been a positive start and I can’t wait to start training intensively.”
Martin Caceres “has Juventus in his destiny and will be a warrior for Antonio Conte,” said the Sevilla talent’s agent.
President Aurelio De Laurentiis looks back on “a year of great growth and excellent results” ahead of Napoli’s 2012 gift Eduardo Vargas.
Antonio Conte “could not have imagined being top of the table” going into 2012, as his Juventus plan is progressing much quicker than expected.
As Alberto Gilardino prepares to join Genoa, Amauri admits he’d love to be his replacement at Fiorentina. “I’d accept with great enthusiasm.”
Italian Under-21 international Federico Macheda is “95 per cent” certain to join Queens Park Rangers from Manchester United next month.
It is reported Milan will sacrifice Alexandre Pato to PSG so they can sign Carlos Tevez, then Mario Balotelli in July.
Francesco Guidolin hopes 2012 will bring more of the same for Udinese, “so we can keep the fans dreaming.”
Leonardo Bonucci looks forward to a great 2012 from the camp in Dubai. “Now they all fear Juventus. The future depends only on us.”
Mariano Andujar “has played his final game for Catania,” confirmed general manager Pietro Lo Monaco following a huge row.

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