Djibril Cissè is thrown back into the starting XI as Lazio play the first Serie A game of 2012 against Siena.
Catania confirm their interest in Brazilian defender Ilsinho and it’s reported he’ll complete the move from Internacional on Tuesday.
Pasquale Marino is fired up for his debut on the Genoa bench and confirms Alberto Gilardino will start against Cagliari.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani confirmed “Carlos Tevez accepted our proposal. Now it’s up to Manchester City.”
Udinese have given the all-clear for Fiorentina to take Antonio Candreva until June, “but they’ll have to discuss it with Cesena.”
Massimiliano Allegri “really hopes” Alexandre Pato stays and ignores Carlos Tevez questions, as Milan have an injury crisis against Atalanta.
Betting scandal whistle-blower Simone Farina has been invited to the Ballon d’Or awards ceremony as a reward for his honesty.
Walter Mazzarri believes the break was just what Napoli needed ahead of their tricky trip to Palermo and new boy Eduardo Vargas is coming along.
Milan have a midfield emergency on their hands against Atalanta, as Alberto Aquilani picked up an ankle injury.
Luis Enrique is “not worried” about Daniele De Rossi’s contract renewal and feels the break was good for Roma ahead of their Chievo comeback.
Antonio Conte is confident Juventus are “ready to get back to business” in his hometown Lecce and welcomes Marco Borriello.
The tussle for Carlos Tevez is getting bitter, as Milan are reportedly furious at Inter for raising their offer to Manchester City, while PSG are still there too.
Parma visit Inter this evening and Franco Colomba insists “it is a tough test, but we’re used to it by now.”
Napoli’s new signing Eduardo Vargas hasn’t played yet, but he already has a hit song about him. You can sing along!
Marek Hamsik’s agent has frightened Napoli by admitting “if an offer came from Barcelona, Chelsea or Real Madrid it would be logical to accept.”
Javier Zanetti hopes 2012 can be “a year of victories for Inter,” starting tonight against Parma, while he helps Mauro Zarate and Ricky Alvarez to settle.
Emiliano Alfaro “will fly in to sign for Lazio in a couple of days” said his agent after completing negotiations for the Uruguayan striker.
It is reported Daniele De Rossi is taking time to consider Roma’s final contract offer of a five-year deal worth €6m per season plus bonuses.
Serie A is back! Get ready for all this weekend’s action, including Siena-Lazio and Inter-Parma to start us off today.
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Torino's lead at the top is reduced to one point after an ill-tempered slip-up, but Sampdoria crash again.
Alessandro Gamberini is determined to turn around Fiorentina’s poor start to the season and admits that fans are correct to criticise his teammates.
Former Roma Coach Carlo Mazzone has pleaded to the capital club to sign Daniele De Rossi to a new deal, whatever it costs.
Roma director James Pallotta flew in today to reportedly attend the club’s latest - and rumoured final - round of contract talks with Daniele De Rossi.
Without a win at home all season, David Di Michele admits it will take a flawless performance on Sunday to overcome League leaders Juventus.
Kevin Prince Boateng has preached caution ahead of Milan's trip to Atalanta, suggesting it is more of a challenge than Week 18’s derby with Inter.
Giuseppe Sannino has suggested that in Siena’s desperation to put points on the board, that fear of Week 17 opponents Lazio is not even considered.
Domenico Di Carlo has spoken of the challenge facing his Chievo players as they aim to start 2012 just as they finished 2011, by picking up a result in Rome.
Milan will take on Atalanta in a local derby, while joint-leaders Juventus will visit Lecce – the hometown of boss Antonio Conte.
Marco Donadel has yet to play for Napoli and his agent has revealed that he could be on the move this month.
Fabio Borini is focused on earning himself a permanent Roma contract once his loan deal from Parma expires in the summer.
Michele Pazienza could leave Juventus this month – but only if the Turin giants bring in a replacement first.
Inter boss Claudio Ranieri used his pre-match media conference ahead of the Parma game to confirm that Mauro Zarate and Wesley Sneijder will stay at the club.
Roma will be without Pablo Daniel Osvaldo for the next two months because of injury, the club have announced.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri could rest Kevin Prince Boateng on Sunday ahead of the Week 18 derby against Inter.