NEWS

Juventus Coach Max Allegri insists he’s not bothered by criticism - “it’s part of football.”
Chievo Coach Rolando Maran doesn’t understand why he was sent from the dugout in the draw with Sampdoria.
Sampdoria Coach Walter Zenga says a draw with Chievo was fair but “with a bit more determination we could have won.”
Riccardo Saponara's free-kick condemned Palermo to defeat, piling the pressure on Beppe Iachini.
Former general manager Marco Fassone reveals Yaya Toure “seemed convinced” to join Inter, but Manchester City blocked any transfer.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio describes a scandal over anti-semitic and homophobic remarks as “an obvious retaliation against me.”
Franco Vazquez and Alberto Gilardino lead the line for Palermo, as they welcome Empoli to the Barbera.
Milan will be without goalkeeper Diego Lopez as he seeks treatment for patellar tendonitis.
Chievo and Sampdoria shared the spoils in a fiery 1-1 at the Bentegodi.
Massimiliano Allegri admits Juventus have lacked “chemistry” so far, but expects improvements as players come back.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri warns that Champions League qualification “is not done yet, it’s certainly not easy.”
Leonardo Bonucci sounds a rallying cry to his Juventus teammates - “every game has to be a win.”
Luis Muriel returns to the Sampdoria starting XI for tonight’s match at Chievo.
Andrea Bertolacci suffered a tear of the rectus femoris muscle in Milan’s win over Lazio last night.
Ibrahima Traore admits Borussia Monchengladbach “lacked a bit of courage” against Juventus in Turin, but “tomorrow will be another story.”
Borussia Monchengladbach Coach Andre Schubert insists he’s no magician - “the wizards are on the pitch.”
Borussia Mönchengladbach Coach Andre Schubert warns Juventus are “a great team, no doubt” ahead of their meeting tomorrow.
Roma’s Mohamed Salah is on a ten-man shortlist for the Confederation of African Football player of the year.
Former Juventus defender Mark Iuliano becomes the second Serie B Coach to be fired today after Latina announced his dismissal.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero hits out at Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri - “he’s a disappointment.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent, Mino Raiola, doesn’t think a return to Milan will happen but “it’s early for the transfer market.”
Reports in England suggest Arsenal want to sign Napoli midfielder Jorginho in the January transfer window.
Mino Raiola backs his client Mario Balotelli to “give a lot to Milan” and also the Italian national team.
Paul Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, admits the midfielder “could stay another year at Juventus."
Genoa’s Issa Cissokho has been discharged from hospital after suffering an allergic reaction against Napoli.
Inter President Erick Thohir has reportedly met with Massimo Moratti to discuss the club’s future.
Former Napoli sporting director Pierpaolo Marino says the club ‘are interested in Juventus’ Daniele Rugani.’
Juventus have confirmed that midfielder Sami Khedira suffered only a “mild strain” in the win over Torino.
Roma captain Francesco Totti will reportedly not recover from injury in time to face Lazio in Sunday’s Rome derby.
The President of the Italian Olympic Committee condemns Carlo Tavecchio, but has “no requirement” to intervene.
Stephan Lichtsteiner is named in the Juventus squad to face Borussia Monchengladbach following heart surgery.
The President of Gianluigi Donnarumma’s youth team reveals the Milan goalkeeper almost ended up at Inter.
Former Azzurri CT Marcello Lippi says he ‘isn’t ready’ for a call from Chelsea and believes Jose Mourinho won’t be sacked.
Khouma Babacar’s agent praises his partnership with Nikola Kalinin at Fiorentina.
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini and captain Mauro Icardi reportedly had a one-on-one talk at Pinetina this morning.

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