NEWS

Leonardo Bonucci believes Spain are stronger than Italy - “it’ll take a game like at the Euros”.
Bologna captain Daniele Gastaldello has received a two-match ban after his red card against Genoa.
New Udinese Coach Luigi Del Neri promises “total commitment” from his side, after replacing Beppe Iachini.
Alessio Romagnoli is reportedly training with Italy, having shaken off an injury.
Reports in Germany suggest Kingsley Coman could return to Juventus at the end of the season.
Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas describes the Champions League clash with Juventus as “a match we have to win”.
Ionut Radu has officially renewed his Inter contract until 2020, warding off interest from Manchester City.
Inter sent a representative to England to negotiate for Manchester United’s Matteo Darmian, according to reports.
Massimo Moratti confirms a return as Inter President is “not in my plans”, despite recent media reports.
Beppe Bergomi urges Inter to “give Frank de Boer time”, despite a poor start to the season.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero assures Coach Marco Giampaolo has “my total and unconditional faith” but is disappointed by the Palermo draw.
Reports in Italy warn West Ham United could send Simone Zaza back to Juventus, rather than buy him outright.
Fiorentina will replace Paulo Sousa with Stefano Pioli at the end of the season, according to reports.
Mino Raiola reportedly wants guarantees over Milan’s ownership before Gianluigi Donnarumma will renew.
There is more confusion over Milan’s ownership, as a newspaper investigation uncovers inconsistencies with Sino-Europe Sports.
Han Li, executive director of Sino-Europe Sports assures “everything is on track” and “we’ll bring Milan back to the top”.
Juventus are reportedly willing to pay around €6m for Axel Witsel in January, otherwise they’ll sign him for free.
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Gabriel Batistuta was in tears when he confessed “I felt awful when I went to Roma” after he was made an honorary citizen of Florence on Monday.
Claudio Marchisio says he is “hoping to be available” for Juventus after the international break following a “difficult” spell out.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has been discharged from hospital in New York after being taken in ill upon his arrival.
Mario Balotelli has revealed that he is open to the idea of playing in Italy again, but Mino Raiola disagrees.
Mario Balotelli claims “it’s impossible” to win over the Italian people as he is “still angry” at Cesare Prandelli for his treatment at the last World Cup.
Milan’s ambitious assault for Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin has reportedly been moved forward to January.
Roma general manager Mauro Baldissoni says the Giallorossi “hope” Luciano Spalletti earns a contract extension and that “results follow”.
Mario Balotelli admits his Italy exile has been “deserved” but is determined to be back “at my best” for the national team.
Mario Balotelli claims “I found a lot of confusion at Milan” as Adriano Galliani’s possible departure would only “confirm” his suspicions.
Cristian Chivu commended Roma and Inter for putting on “a really good game” at the weekend but hinted the Nerazzurri had the more potential.
Andrea Agnelli has hailed Juventus’ achievement of record turnover for the past financial year but stressed that the hard work must continue.
Leyton Orient’s appointment of journeyman Italian Coach Alberto Cavasin as their new boss has been met with widespread bemusement by the club’s fans.
Udinese have officially confirmed that Luigi Del Neri will be Beppe Iachini’s replacement on the bench.
Former Milan midfielder Massimo Ambrosini believes Sunday’s 4-3 win against Sassuolo can be a “turning point” for the Rossoneri.
Cesare Prandelli has cryptically accused Lazio President Claudio Lotito of moving the goalposts. “If a President shakes your hand and doesn’t keep his word...”
Cesare Prandelli declares his “long-term” aim at Valencia is to return to the Champions League.
Sassuolo President Giorgio Squinzi insists Domenico Berardi will “absolutely not” join Inter.