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Reports say injured Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik is targeting an imminent return, and could even be called up against Pescara this weekend.
Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian have reportedly raised their salary offer to Fiorentina striker Nikola Kalinic to €15m per season.
Napoli are reportedly considering raising the price of Manolo Gabbiadini, after the forward scored at the weekend.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Roberto Donadoni hopes Bologna’s younger players can “learn from the experience” of their 3-0 defeat at Juventus.
Max Allegri praised Juventus for their versatility and focus after beating Bologna, but laughed off Premier League rumours.
Claudio Marchisio concedes Juventus wanted to “start 2017 on the right foot” with a 3-0 victory over Bologna.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini will reportedly meet Roberto De Zerbi tomorrow, as Eugenio Corini could be sacked.
Gonzalo Higuain’s brace and a Paulo Dybala penalty saw Juventus sweep Bologna aside 3-0 and set a new all-time record of 26 consecutive Serie A home wins.
Genoa confirmed the season is over for Mattia Perin, as the goalkeeper has torn his ACL.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta confirms Patrice Evra “is considering his future,” but Paulo Dybala won’t go to Real Madrid or Barcelona.
Join us for today’s seven Serie A games starting with Udinese-Inter through Genoa-Roma, Sassuolo-Torino, Milan-Cagliari and Juventus-Bologna.
Vincenzo Montella did not see any ‘hangover’ from the Supercoppa victory as Milan struggled to beat Cagliari 1-0.
Giorgio Chiellini is glad that Andrea Barzagli is back in the Juventus line-up after two months. “He’s one of the best in the world.”
Massimo Rastelli felt Cagliari “deserved a draw” against Milan after an 88th-minute Carlos Bacca goal at San Siro.
Suso admits Milan felt the pressure in their late win over Cagliari and thanked Carlos Bacca.
Carlos Bacca ended his 98-day goal drought with a late winner as Milan beat Cagliari 1-0 with Bruno Alves sent off in stoppages.
Luigi Del Neri declared himself pleased with Udinese's performance despite their defeat to Inter.
Juventus must do without Gigi Buffon, Leonardo Bonucci and Alex Sandro, but start Paulo Dybala as they host Bologna.
Eusebio Di Francesco was pleased with Sassuolo's second half performance against Torino and has called on his players to build on it.
Sinisa Mihajlovic feels Torino 'could and should' have won their match with Sassuolo but vows the Granata will fight for European qualification.
Simone Inzaghi says Lazio deserved to beat Crotone and admits his side now need to improve against Serie A's top teams.
Rolando Maran admits he had never before seen Chievo perform as they did during their 4-1 home defeat to Atalanta.
Gian Piero Gasperini was full of praise for his Atalanta players after they swept aside Chievo.
Torino President Urbano Cairo warned Arsenal that Andrea Belotti “has a €100m clause and we’ve no intention of selling for less than that.”
Luciano Spalletti felt Roma “fully deserved” the victory away to Genoa, sealed with an own goal, and “it’s fundamental to maintain this spirit.”
It is reported that Rodrigo Bentancur will join Juventus from Boca Juniors this month, as opposed to in the summer.
Juan Manuel Iturbe and Alberto Aquilani made their debuts, while Domenico Berardi returned after four months, but there were no goals.
Atalanta absolutely dominated Chievo at the Stadio Bentegodi with Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez bagging a brace.
Ciro Immobile snatched a last-gasp Lazio winner after Lucas Biglia missed a penalty, but Crotone saw a goal controversially disallowed.
Armando Izzo’s unlucky own goal proved enough for Roma, who came away from Genoa with a precious 1-0 victory, but Mattia Perin was injured.
Milan ended 2016 with the Supercoppa Italiana and return their focus to Serie A by hosting Cagliari, who already beat Inter at San Siro.
Stefano Pioli concedes Inter had some difficulties against Udinese, but “the attitude makes the difference” after a fifth straight win in all competition.
Torino confirm they “received the offer” from Arsenal for Andrea Belotti, believed to be €65m, “but he is worth more.”
Stevan Jovetic complains he was “never given a chance at Inter and I don’t know why” ahead of his probable Sevilla move.

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