NEWS

Fiorentina winger Joaquin has reflected on his goal against Juventus earlier this season, admitting it was ‘historic’.
Livorno boss Davide Nicola is confident his side can beat Milan when the two face each other on Saturday.
Antonio Di Natale and Luis Muriel are out of Udinese’s trip to Napoli on Saturday night.
Juventus stars Andrea Pirlo and Arturo Vidal are nominated for the FIFPro World XI as best midfielders.
The World Players’ Union FIFPro have joined Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli in warning the 2014 World Cup heat policy is “insufficient.”
Massimiliano Allegri is happy to mark his 100th Milan game against hometown club Livorno, but is keeping alert.
Napoli are again without Marek Hamsik for tomorrow’s game with Udinese, but Anthony Reveillere could get his debut.
Lothar Matthaus has one wish for the 2014 World Cup draw today. “I hope Germany avoid Italy, as they always beat us...”
Francesco Guidolin could be without Antonio Di Natale against Napoli and notes Udinese “need points, not compliments.”
Rafa Benitez wants Napoli to “focus only on Udinese” ahead of their Champions League showdown with Arsenal.
Kevin Constant is out of Milan’s match with Livorno, but Mattia De Sciglio, Philippe Mexes and Christian Abbiati return.
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As Serie A heads into the depths of winter, the first weekend of December throws up some big clashes with the undoubted game of the weekend being the heavy weight top of the table encounter between Roma and Fiorentina.
Vladimir Petkovic is continually linked with the Switzerland job, so it’s rumoured Lazio will poach Basel boss Murat Yakin in January.
Cesare Prandelli is preparing for today’s “ridiculous” 2014 World Cup draw and warned of heat exhaustion in Brazil.
Mario Balotelli revealed why he hasn’t met the girl who could be his daughter. “Children mustn’t be disappointed by adults who then disappear.”
Inter could tempt Manchester City into selling Stevan Jovetic for Samir Handanovic, while Ezequiel Lavezzi is open to a move.
Marek Hamsik has still not resumed full training amid reports the Napoli star could require surgery and three months out.
There are reports Roma turned down the opportunity to sign Juventus star Paul Pogba on a free transfer.
Verona crashed out of the Coppa Italia after a 4-1 defeat to Sampdoria and Andrea Mandorlini thinks he knows what’s wrong.
Sinisa Mihajlovic believes Sampdoria are “on the right track” after beating Verona 4-1 in the Coppa Italia.
Pepe Reina called Rafa Benitez “my football father” and invited Javier Mascherano to join them at Napoli.
Fabio Capello commented on Italy’s World Cup hopes, the changes at Milan and who he’ll support for the Scudetto.
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Sampdoria pushed past Verona 4-1 to reach the Coppa Italia Round of 16, where they will face Roma.
Sassuolo are set to own the Mapei Stadium, where they play their home games, after winning a public auction.
Cesare Prandelli reveals he and Didier Deschamps “did not enjoy” seeing Italy paired with France in a World Cup draw rehearsal.
Juventus named their squad for Friday night’s Serie A game against Bologna.
Inter man Saphir Taider felt his Coppa Italia goal against Trapani was special, as “it was my first at San Siro.”
Ronaldo believes Mario Balotelli “can make the difference at the World Cup, if he behaves himself.”
Bottom of the table Catania had to interrupt their training session amid a fan protest, as objects and fireworks were hurled.
Fabio Cannavaro trusts Italy will be ready for the World Cup, but has messages for Mario Balotelli and Francesco Totti.
UEFA President Michel Platini has suggested scrapping yellow and red cards, as well as bans, in favour of a ‘sin bin.’
Stefano Pioli is still furious after Bologna’s Coppa Italia exit, but warns they must “believe” against Juventus.
Francesco Totti took part in training today, though it remains to be seen whether he could recover for Sunday’s Roma-Fiorentina.

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