NEWS

Milan are reportedly interested in signing Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon insists Italy can win the World Cup and reveals the key to their defensive reputation - human empathy.
Stefano Sturaro says he has the faith of Juventus boss Stefano Sturaro and admits “I didn’t watch” Italy’s recent World Cup qualifiers.
Roberto Mancini claims he is ‘happier’ at Zenit St Petersburg and that stars will join the club once they return to the Champions League.
FIGC director general Michele Uva insists “no-one has dreamed” of questioning Italy CT Giampiero Ventura.
Fiorentina’s Marco Benassi says Napoli “play the best football in Italy” but “Juventus are always the same”.
Roma’s game with Napoli has been confirmed as a 20.45 kick-off, despite talk it could be moved to 18.00.
Milan CEO Marco Fassone describes former club Inter as being like “a beautiful woman who’s a bit ditzy”.
Marco Fassone assures Milan don’t need Champions League qualification, even if “having €40m extra would be positive…”
Torino are reportedly keen to extend Sinisa Mihajlovic’s contract, with talks planned for the coming weeks.
Lazio reportedly have the basis of an agreement with Stefan de Vrij, but there’s still an issue deciding on a release clause.
Gianluigi Buffon offers some names for a five-a-side team but admits “I’m very friendly with defenders, and I hate the strikers!”
Gianluigi Buffon discusses his long career, and says Gigio Donnarumma has “extraordinary skills”.
Gianluigi Buffon says he can “die in peace”, having won the World Cup with Italy in 2006.
Italy are reportedly considering San Siro or Palermo’s Stadio Renzo Barbera for their play-off game.
Milan have reportedly pushed the approval of their budget slightly back, ahead of a meeting with UEFA early next month.
Reports in Italy claim Juventus and Inter could move for Olivier Giroud of Arsenal in the summer.
It has been announced that streaming giant Netflix will make a four-part docuseries about Juventus.
Claudio Ranieri is “not convinced” Antonio Conte will really leave Chelsea in the summer.
Claudio Ranieri says you can’t compare his Nantes side to Leicester as Paris Saint-Germain “can only lose” Ligue 1.
Aurelio De Laurentiis looks to calm the excitement surrounding Napoli - “we want to be first at the end of March”.
Ballon d’Or voters will now pick five players, and can take into account the career of players such as Gianluigi Buffon.
Eusebio Di Francesco admits Roma-Napoli is “fundamental for those who have Scudetto ambitions”.
It’s reported Adidas will end their sponsorship of Milan in the summer, after 20 years.
Walter Samuel says Inter’s results are “not a coincidence”, and names Milan Skriniar as his heir.
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Walter Mazzarri could return to the Premier League after his Watford spell, as Everton and West Ham United are interested.
Giampiero Ventura admits “this Italy side is obviously not good enough for the World Cup, but we’re working towards it. We need more time in training.”
Albania and Atalanta goalkeeper Etrit Berisha was impressed by Italy and noted “the details always make the difference” after a 1-0 result.
Eder admits he was unaccustomed to being in the starting XI for Italy or Inter, but the Azzurri showed “hunger, character and enthusiasm” in Albania.
Christian Panucci believes Italy got the better of Albania thanks to their “typical smarts” and his own side’s naivety. “We emerge with heads held high.”
Italy are top seeds for the World Cup play-off draw and are likely to face Sweden, Northern Ireland, Greece or the Republic of Ireland.
Lorenzo Insigne praised the Italy “spirit and determination” after a 1-0 win in Albania and shrugged off questions about the tactical system.
Roberto Gagliardini maintains it was “really tough where Albania fight for every ball” for Italy to secure a victory in Shkoder.
Antonio Candreva noted Italy’s victory in Albania could “not be taken for granted” and the team talk with the old guard was important.