NEWS

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.
It is being claimed in France that Marseille have rejected the possibility of signing two Juventus strikers this month.
Douglas Maicon will not be leaving Inter for Paris Saint-Germain. “He’s already at a big club.”
Fiorentina are reportedly thinking about making a loan bid for Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh.
The agent of German Denis expects Atalanta to quickly take up their option to sign him from Udinese in the summer.
Fabio Quagliarella wants to stay at Juventus despite January links with Inter and Roma.
Ezequiel Schelotto is hopeful that Atalanta will be able to get a positive result against League leaders Milan on Sunday.
Juventus will be prepared to sell a 50 per cent share in Frederik Sorensen this January if a club meets his €3m valuation.
Sampdoria captain Angelo Palombo will not be joining Parma this month, the Stadio Tardini outfit have underlined.
The Milan derby for the signature of Carlos Tevez is heating up after Inter are said to have agreed a deal with Manchester City, but the player wants the Rossoneri.
Former Palermo sporting director Rino Foschi doesn’t expect Federico Balzaretti to join Napoli. “He’ll move to Paris Saint-Germain.”
There are at least seven European clubs interested in Milos Krasic, the agent of the Juventus man has revealed.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Inter have released a statement insisting “in no way did we discuss Wesley Sneijder in today’s meeting with Manchester City.”
Udinese patron Giampaolo Pozzo has shot down reports of Antonio Floro Flores joining Fiorentina. “If someone isn’t happy, they can go at the end of the season.”
Eduardo Vargas landed in Italy this evening. “I am very happy to be joining a great club like Napoli and hope to give my best in this new adventure.”
There are reports Milan are preparing a new “creative” offer for Carlos Tevez after Inter met with Manchester City.

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