NEWS

The Gazzetta dello Sport report that Zdenek Zeman has been sacked by Cagliari and that only confirmation from the club is now due.
Napoli are linked with Aston Villa full-back Aly Cissokho, whose move to Milan famously collapsed because of his teeth.
Torino President Urbano Cairo hinted at interest in Genoa striker Mauricio Pinilla and Cesena’s Gregoire Defrel.
English papers continue to insist Manchester United will offer €38m for Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman.
Rafa Benitez confirms Napoli received offers for Jose Callejon, but “never took them into consideration.”
Lazio and Juventus are fighting Inter for the signature of Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic.
Antonio Di Natale explains why he committed his career to Udinese, snubbed Napoli and is targeting Roberto Baggio.
Roma are reportedly trying to talk the Ivory Coast and Mali into releasing Gervinho and Seydou Keita for the game with Udinese.
After Fiorentina confessed “it’s not looking good” for Norberto Neto’s contract, the goalkeeper could join Roma or Liverpool next month.
Reports are gaining momentum that Cagliari will sack Zdenek Zeman to bring in Walter Zenga today.
Aurelio De Laurentiis says Napoli are not waiting around for Rafa Benitez. “If he doesn’t like our project, we’ll continue without him.”
Adriano Galliani believes Milan have turned a corner this season. “We used to always lose against the big clubs.”
Roberto Mancini denied Inter want Aaron Lennon from Tottenham, but confirmed Liverpool’s Lucas Leiva “could help us.”
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims Tottenham are open to loaning Vlad Chiriches to Roma in January.
Rafa Benitez has faith Napoli can beat Juventus in today’s Italian Super Cup, but will “evaluate” his contract extension.
As Roberto Mancini admits Alessio Cerci is a target, it’s reported Inter have begun negotiations with Atletico Madrid.
Arturo Vidal would rather Juventus face Napoli without Gonzalo Higuain in the Italian Super Cup today. “He’s fantastic.”
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Stefano Pioli insists Lazio did not fall back in the second half, but rather Inter “pushed very hard and Mateo Kovacic’s great goal changed the game.”
Roberto Mancini insisted tactics were not key to Inter’s 2-2 draw with Lazio, but there is “fear” when playing at San Siro.
Mateo Kovacic scored “the best goal of my career,” but couldn’t be happy with Inter’s 2-2 draw against Lazio.
Inter fought back from 2-0 down to hold Lazio 2-2 with a Mateo Kovacic stunner and Rodrigo Palacio’s first of the season.
Piero Ausilio insists Inter are “not interested” in Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon or selling Fredy Guarin.
Zdenek Zeman is reportedly on the Cagliari chopping block with Delio Rossi, Walter Zenga, Davide Ballardini and Gianfranco Zola in the running.
Miroslav Klose assures he “still knows how to hurt opponents” as he starts for Lazio against Inter this evening.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis practically confirmed Manolo Gabbiadini will “arrive” from Sampdoria.
Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle admits “it doesn’t look good” for Norberto Neto’s contract renewal.
Serie A closes for 2014 with Roberto Mancini facing his past in a head-to-head for Europe, as Lazio can go third with a victory.
Stefano Colantuono admits Atalanta’s 3-3 draw with Palermo was “almost beyond hope” after trailing 3-1.
Andrea Stramaccioni hailed Udinese for holding out with 10 men in a 2-2 draw at Sampdoria.
Giampiero Ventura dedicated Torino’s comeback win over Genoa to “the players who took the right approach.”
Beppe Iachini believes Palermo threw away two points with Atalanta and trusts his top stars won’t be sold next month.
Maurizio Sarri was “proud” of Empoli’s performance after holding local rivals Fiorentina to a 1-1 draw.
Genoa suffered a second consecutive defeat and Gian Piero Gasperini was again furious. “A refereeing error changed the game.”
Christian Maggio is impressed with the staging of the Italian Super Cup Napoli v Juventus in Qatar.

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