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Aurelio De Laurentiis believes Napoli fans should be “happy and content” with the club’s general performance under him.
Serie A legend Gabriel Batistuta has ranked Roma’s Federico Fazio as one of the best defenders in the world.
Fabio Cannavaro’s agent has admitted that “I see him coaching Napoli, but not for another five or six years.”
Marco Borriello has confirmed that he will stay at SPAL after apologising for his sarcastic applause to supporters.
Inter’s official website has recounted the story of the ‘Hintermann Curse’ which some say stopped Milan winning the Scudetto for 44 years.
Milan have responded to the Gianluigi Donnarumma controversy, stating “this is not the time for the transfer market”.
World Cup winner Luca Toni is working to ensure Modena has a football team to restart in Serie D - “I can’t bear to see my city without Modena Calcio”.
Juventus are reportedly interested in Real Madrid pair Dani Ceballos and Mateo Kovacic for next summer.
Nicola Rizzoli, the Serie A referee designator, is quoted as taking Piero Giacomelli to task for not using VAR.
Iker Casillas sent Gianluigi Buffon a video message at the Gazzetta dello Sport awards, which the Juventus goalkeeper says “really touched me”.
Santos want to bring back Gabriel Barbosa, reports in Brazil suggest, but Inter would have to pay most of his wages.
Faouzi Ghoulam insists “I never thought of leaving” Napoli, and targets the Scudetto this season.
Former Fiorentina and Verona midfielder Gustavo Campanharo insists Ludogorets are “certainly not afraid” of Milan.
Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia says “it was important for us to get through” against Pordenone “it doesn’t matter how”.
It’s reported Juventus made an enquiry for Gianluigi Donnarumma, but the Milan goalkeeper rejected the idea.
Lazio sporting director Igli Tare looks to move on from the VAR controversy - “I expect a sign of maturity from the squad”.
Urbano Cairo points out Torino were hurt by a VAR error too, and advises Lazio “these things even out”.
Reports in Spain claim Cristiano Ronaldo wants Real Madrid to sign Milan forward André Silva.
This morning’s Gazzetta dello Sport warns Gianluigi Donnarumma could leave Milan as soon as January, but a summer sale is more likely.
Andrea Agnelli says the Champions League must be the target for Juventus, and aims a jab at Leonardo Bonucci.
Today's front page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Milan are reportedly confident Gianluigi Donnarumma wants to stay, and they’d demand around €70m to sell him.
Pordenone’s players received a standing ovation from the San Siro crowd, after taking Serie A leaders Inter to penalties in the Coppa Italia.
Luciano Spalletti admits Pordenone “would have deserved it if they'd gone through” against his Inter side in the Coppa Italia.
Pordenone Coach Leonardo Colucci says “I couldn’t ask for more” as taking Inter to penalties “is like winning the Coppa for us”.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini hails a “complicated” win at Genoa, and says his side have a free hit against Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League.
Inter are being held by Pordenone at half-time, with the Lega Pro side hitting the post and Yann Karamoh missing a sitter.
Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon advises Paulo Dybala to listen to Pavel Nedved, and says he’ll play “as long as I’m useful…”
Roma legend Francesco Totti hopes they can win the Scudetto - and that Juventus lift the Champions League.
Former Inter player Lothar Matthaus believes Juventus “are not the same team that controlled Serie A for the last few years”.
Yann Karamoh gets his chance from the start, as Luciano Spalletti names a rotated Inter team for the Coppa Italia tie with Pordenone.
Two wonder saves from Mattia Perin weren’t enough to stop Genoa going down 2-1 at home to Atalanta.
Gianluigi Buffon, Giorgio Chiellini, Stephan Lichtsteiner and Miralem Pjanic all worked separately at Juventus training today.
Lazio’s spokesman says fans “asked us to carry out acts of protest” with withdrawing from Serie A as “an extreme hypothesis”.
Lazio fans have looked to take revenge on referee Piero Giacomelli - by down voting his café on TripAdvisor.