NEWS

Lazio are monitoring Lukas Podolski as he edges closer to the end of his contract with German club FC Koln.
Taye Taiwo will remain with Milan for the rest of the season despite English interest in his services.
German club Werder Bremen are showing an interest in forgotten Juventus striker Amauri, according to reports.
Fiorentina will hand sporting director Pantaleo Corvino a new contract at the club before the end of 2011.
Italian legend Dino Zoff always expected Gigi Buffon to reach and then surpass his 112 caps for the Azzurri.
Inter President Massimo Moratti has branded Juventus’ €443m Calciopoli compensation claim as ridiculous.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Alessandro Del Piero has indicated that he wants to play on beyond his Juventus contract, but has refused to say where that might be.
For the first time, Andrea Agnelli has publicly commented on the criticism he has received in announcing that Alessandro Del Piero would leave Juventus.
Simone Pepe has revealed his admiration for Mario Balotelli after playing and training alongside him with the Italian national team this past week.
Adriano Galliani has refocused Milan’s transfer talk, welcomed the idea of Silvio Berlusconi's return and praised Rino Gattuso’s recovery.
Beppe Iachini has been confirmed as Sampdoria’s new Coach after Roberto Donadoni turned down the job.
Gennaro Gattuso is making progress in his battle against an eye problem after he took part in a training game for Milan on Monday.
Genoa have confirmed that former Serie A midfielder Fabio Liverani has been handed a coaching job in the club’s youth sector.
Serie B leaders Torino will be without star striker Rolando Bianchi for the next three games because of suspension.
Roma legend Bruno Conti claims that the club once rejected a €70m offer from Chelsea for Daniele De Rossi.
Italy will start with a front two of Mario Balotelli and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo in Tuesday’s international friendly against Uruguay.
Daniel Pablo Osvaldo is hoping to make an impact should he begin in Italy’s friendly with Uruguay on Tuesday.
Riccardo Montolivo is refusing to speculate on where he will be playing his football once he leaves Fiorentina.
Italian Under-21 captain Davide Santon says he’s happy with life in England following his switch to Newcastle United.
Lazio striker Djibril Cisse says he’ll play in France again – but only if one of two clubs make a bid for him.
Antonio Di Natale is ready to respond to the Italy call should boss Cesare Prandelli recall him to the squad.
Carlo Ancelotti believes that Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka would potentially be fine signings for Milan.
Italy will play Uruguay on Tuesday, 21 years after they last beat the South American outfit at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
Inter President Massimo Moratti has said that he wouldn’t hesitate in re-signing Manchester City’s Mario Balotelli.
Sampdoria have confirmed that they have two options to replace Gianluca Atzori – Roberto Donadoni and Beppe Iachini.
Lazio are again being linked with Marco Parolo of Cesena as they push to qualify for next season’s Champions League.
Stephan El Shaarawy has no interest in leaving Milan next January despite his lack of playing time, his agent has stated.
Manchester City will make Milan a €30m offer for star defender Thiago Silva, reports in England and Italy are suggesting.
Inter boss Claudio Ranieri admits he’d love to have Mario Balotelli at his disposal, but his side really needs new options in midfield.
Gianluca Atzori has wished Sampdoria well for the future after he was sacked by the port outfit on Sunday afternoon.
Boss Antonio Conte has reportedly told Juventus to not sell Fabio Quagliarella in January under any circumstances.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fabio Cannavaro admits he doesn’t particularly miss playing football and advises Napoli to “focus on winning the Scudetto.”
Fernando Muslera returns to the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday as Uruguay face Italy. “It’s so emotional to be back there.”

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