NEWS

Barbara Berlusconi is reportedly already lining up Milan’s replacement strategy for Adriano Galliani, pinning hopes on Demetrio Albertini and Paolo Maldini.
Sinisa Mihajlovic and his proposed backroom staff are expected to arrive in Italy today to finalise terms to take over at Sampdoria.
Antonio Conte’s defensive headache with Juventus has not eased, as he is unable to count on Stephan Lichtsteiner for the weekend.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
The World Cup play-offs have been completed, as Portugal, France, Greece, Croatia, Ghana and more qualified.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has officially left the Serbia job and will begin work as Coach of Sampdoria tomorrow.
Cagliari have officially signed former Real Madrid goalkeeper Antonio Adan Garrido. “I am very happy to be here.”
New Inter President Erick Thohir claims Coach Walter Mazzarri “is similar to Jose Mourinho.”
Kevin Constant discussed Milan’s problems and his surprise nomination for African Player of the Year.
Palermo defender Sinisa Andelkovic has been suspended using video evidence, a first in Italian football.
Stephan Lichtsteiner answered Juventus fan questions on Twitter, revealing his Champions League dream and friendship with Paul Pogba.
According to Italian media, Juventus have revived their attempts to sign Nani from Manchester United.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio acknowledged “Serbia played better” after a 1-0 defeat, but still believes in qualification.
Italy lost 1-0 in Serbia, making their European Under-21 Championship qualification considerably more complicated.
Andriy Shevchenko starts his new management career and admits “the ideal job is Milan or Ukraine.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic is expected to leave Serbia this evening and start work at Sampdoria tomorrow morning.
Cesare Prandelli warns Italy were “born to attack and at the World Cup I’d prefer a team that risks to the end.”
Torino winger Alessio Cerci insists “I haven’t spoken to anyone” after continuing reports of a Premier League move.
The representative of Giacomo Bonaventura has cooled the latest transfer rumours suggesting he could leave Atalanta for Inter in January.
Gigi Di Biagio’s Italian Under-21 side will line up with a 4-2-3-1 system in this afternoon’s European Championship qualifier in Serbia.
Sassuolo President Carlo Rossi insists the club were not even tempted to sack boss Eusebio Di Francesco following the 7-0 loss to Inter.
Pepe Reina is content with Napoli’s start to the season despite their League defeats to the two teams ahead of them in the standings.
Cagliari are closing in on former Real Madrid goalkeeper Antonio Adan, reports Sky Sport Italia.
Luca Antonelli’s agent has told Napoli that they won’t be able to sign the Genoa player on a Bosman free transfer.
Barcelona have confirmed Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina is a contender to replace Victor Valdes at the club.
Morgan De Sanctis says Roma are keen to get back to winning ways after draws against Torino and Sassuolo.
Parma boss Roberto Donadoni is hoping his side can repeat their Juventus performance when they take on Napoli – but he wants a different result.
Mundo Deportivo is reporting that Juventus ace Arturo Vidal is on the transfer radar of Barcelona.
Inter are monitoring the developing contract situation of Barcelona youngster Martin Montoya.
Mathieu Flamini has revealed why he decided to leave Milan for former club Arsenal during the summer.
Valon Behrami says Napoli’s defeat to Arsenal was harder to accept than the 3-0 loss at Juventus.
Juventus’ Gigi Buffon, Paul Pogba, Andrea Barzagli and Simone Padoin in action on a strangely deserted train.
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Pradè suggests the club will not make any major signings in January.
Italian Football Federation chief Giancarlo Abete says talks regarding the future of boss Cesare Prandelli are still at least four months away.
Inter boss Walter Mazzarri has been left impressed by new owner Erick Thohir. “If he asked me to extend my contract…”

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