NEWS

Atletico Madrid have given their green light along with Milan and Genoa, leaving Alessio Cerci with the final word on his move.
Referee Paolo Valeri will officiate the first Serie A match of 2016, the Derby della Lanterna between Genoa and Sampdoria.
Milan striker Carlos Bacca is voted Colombian Player of the Year with Inter’s Jeison Murillo in second place.
Gianfranco Zola was “hurt” by the Cagliari sack, sees Lorenzo Insigne as his Napoli heir and tips Inter for the Scudetto.
Current Verona boss Gigi Del Neri faces Juventus for the first time since he was sacked, but insists “I didn’t fail.”
Keita Balde Diao shrugged off Watford and Monaco transfer rumours. “Lazio can count on me.”
Roberto Donadoni trusts Bologna can play “on a par with Milan” on Wednesday and discussed reinforcements.
Hellas Verona will present new free signing Urby Emanuelson to the media tomorrow.
Ex-Roma star Vincent Candela believes they should stick with Rudi Garcia or Luciano Spalletti. “I don’t like Antonio Conte.”
Napoli are keeping an eye on River Plate and Colombia defender Eder Balanta.
Mario Mandzukic reveals he almost joined Juventus in 2012 and the secret infection that caused his early season problems.
Inter and Milan want Martin Caceres, but Juventus prefer a sale abroad to Liverpool, Besiktas, Monaco or Fenerbahce.
English media continue to claim Lazio will sell Felipe Anderson to Manchester United for £35m and a huge pay rise.
Dodo is expected to leave Inter, but Atletico Madrid are contenders along with Sampdoria, Genoa and Verona.
Fiorentina President Mario Cognini confirms Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Suarez “will only leave on loan if we find replacements.”
Italian papers claim Lazio are targeting Liverpool defender Kolo Touré in the transfer window.
FIFA will give its verdict on Mohamed Salah on January 25 and Chelsea are expected to pay Fiorentina compensation.
Sami Khedira believes Juventus can upset Bayern Munich in the Champions League. “I’m widening my horizons.”
Fiorentina are increasingly close to getting Lucas Ocampos from Olympique Marseille.
Juventus have reportedly rejected West Ham United and Crystal Palace offers for Stefano Sturaro.
Mario Balotelli’s comeback could be delayed again, so he’ll miss Milan’s 2016 opener against Bologna.
Watford could sign Lazio striker Keita Balde Diao with help from Udinese, namely Thomas Heurtaux.
Alessio Cerci needs to give the all-clear so he can join fellow Milan winger Suso at Genoa in January.
Ezequiel Lavezzi’s agent warns Inter and Juventus negotiations “could happen very quickly” with Paris Saint-Germain.
Avellino insist there is “nothing definitive yet” on Marcello Trotta’s proposed transfer to Frosinone.
Torino are still waiting for an answer from Dynamo Kiev for creative midfielder Younes Belhanda.
Juventus are reportedly close to signing 17-year-old Pedro Pereira from Sampdoria, beating Leicester City.
Roma and Milan have reportedly agreed terms for Stephan El Shaarawy, as the ex-Monaco player gives his all-clear.
Fiorentina are ready to swoop for Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, as his contract is running down.
Juventus are only prepared to let Simone Zaza go to West Ham or Crystal Palace for €30m (£22m).
Inter asked Paris Saint-Germain about Ezequiel Lavezzi, Adrien Rabiot and Gregory van der Wiel.
Genoa are close to registering 19-year-old Internacional striker Bruno Gomes in time to face Sampdoria.
Serie A action returns on Tuesday and Wednesday, including the Genoa Derby, Juventus-Verona, Chievo-Roma, Napoli-Torino and Empoli-Inter.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fiorentina are reportedly looking at taking Munir El Haddadi and Sandro Ramirez on loan from Barcelona.

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