NEWS

Juventus and Lazio are hoping to get players like Sami Khedira, Claudio Marchisio and Bastos back in time for Saturday’s match.
Juventus and Italy captain Gigi Buffon has been offered a new job for his post-retirement career – Minister for Sport in the Italian Government.
Javier Zanetti named the best XI he has played with in his 20 years at Inter, including Roberto Carlos, Samuel Eto’o, Ronaldo and Roberto Baggio.
There are reports Marcelo Brozovic could be out of action for longer than expected, as Inter might not have him until next month.
Stephan El Shaarawy is a major doubt to feature against Napoli and Chelsea after the Roma forward was diagnosed with a thigh problem.
SPAL goalkeeper Alex Meret, on loan from Udinese, has undergone an operation on a sports hernia in Munich.
Blaise Matuidi expects Napoli to “stay with us to the end” to win the Scudetto but “I’m sure in the end Juventus will win”.
Milan are reportedly interested in Santos midfielder Lucas Lima, whose contract expires on December 31.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says “many people” want him to buy Roma - “in my life I never say never”.
Daniele De Rossi is training with Roma today, but Lorenzo Pellegrini worked alone.
Roma winger Stephan El Shaarawy says Coach Eusebio Di Francesco “helps me” with his instructions for wide men.
Armando Izzo has renewed his Genoa contract, on what is believed to be a five-year deal.
Giampiero Ventura’s former assistant says it’s “unthinkable” for the Italy CT to keep leaving out Napoli’s Jorginho.
Arkadiusz Milik’s surgeon claims the Napoli striker could be back by Christmas, despite a cruciate ligament injury.
Clarence Seedorf is confident the new-look Milan just need time to get things right - “the DNA doesn’t disappear overnight”.
Torino President Urbano Cairo denies a renewal is close for Sinisa Mihajlovic - “if we reach Europe, the renewal will be automatic”.
Jorginho’s agent denies reports his client called the FIGC to switch from Italy to Brazil - “I’ve never heard such absurdity”.
Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic says games like the derby with Milan “prepare themselves”.
Genoa have confirmed former Roma, Napoli and Juventus executive Giorgio Perinetti as their new general manager.
Jiangsu Suning have rubbished reports that Ramires could leave to join sister club Inter in January. “These rumours are utter nonsense.”
Marco Fassone insists “it won’t be a decisive Derby della Madonnina” for Vincenzo Montella but hopes Milan’s rebuild “won’t take too long.”
Fiorentina could be without Gil Dias for several games after the attacker suffered a foot injury while playing for Portugal Under-21s.
Lazio could reportedly insert a foreign release clause into Coach Simone Inzaghi’s contract.
Italy have been assigned a place in the top tier of the UEFA Nations League, which kicks off next year.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly joined the race to sign Genoa starlet Pietro Pellegri.
Javier Zanetti has reassured Inter fans that Suning Group offer guarantees for success and is ignoring Milan’s “very different” path.
Armando Izzo admits he is ‘very honoured’ to sign a new contract with Genoa ahead of playing his first game in six months this weekend.
American media agency IMG has agreed to pay €371m a year for the foreign television broadcast rights to Serie A, the Coppa Italia and Supercoppa.
Belgium’s technical director insists the door is open for Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan to return to the national team.
Javier Zanetti believes Sunday’s derby between Inter and Milan will be “a unique experience” and ‘decisive’ for the Champions League.
Vincenzo Montella has hit back at Silvio Berlusconi after his criticism of the Milan boss. “I didn’t like his advice much…”
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Vincenzo Montella admits Milan have to beat Inter in the Derby della Madonnina “any way how”.
Luigi Di Biagio said he was ‘fairly happy’ with Italy Under-21s’ 4-0 victory over Morocco on Tuesday.
Patrick Cutrone got on the scoresheet again as Italy Under-21s thrashed Morocco 4-0 on Tuesday for their third straight win.