NEWS

Leonardo Bonucci was seen comforting Gianluigi Donnarumma in the Milan dressing room, after he was whistled by fans.
A spokesperson for Elliott Management insists the hedge fund has “complete confidence” in the Milan board.
Former Milan attacking midfielder Ronaldinho will stand for the Senate in his native Brazil in 2018.
Piero Giacomelli hasn’t been given a Serie A game this weekend, after his controversial refereeing in the Lazio-Torino game on Monday.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirms Roberto Inglese will join from Chievo in January, and is “looking for land outside the city” for a new stadium.
Former Milan midfielder Ray Wilkins urges Manchester United to sign Juventus forward Paulo Dybala - “he's a magical footballer”.
The agent of Sassuolo winger Matteo Politano has reportedly been spotted visiting Roma’s training ground.
Statistics show Borja Valero’s impact for Inter, making more passes than anyone else in the squad, with only Milan Skriniar recovering more balls.
Former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta says he’d have whistled Gianluigi Donnarumma if he’d been in the stands for Milan’s Coppa Italia game with Verona.
A report claims Milan are ready to offer Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina a €3.5m per season contract, after the latest Gianluigi Donnarumma saga.
Milan fans have launched a Twitter hashtag urging Gianluigi Donnarumma to drop Mino Raiola as his agent.
Juventus are reportedly preparing new contracts for Andrea Barzagli, Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini.
Roma are once again interested in Sassuolo’s Domenico Berardi, and are planning a summer transfer, according to reports.
Newcastle United are reportedly interested in Torino’s Afriyie Acquah, and could send Aleksandar Mitrovic in exchange.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis told the squad at last night’s dinner - “being first doesn’t count now, it will do in May!”
Former Italy CT Cesare Prandelli wants Italian football “to be led by men like Damiamo Tommasi and Demetrio Albertini”.
President Aurelio De Laurentiis admits Napoli want Sime Vrsaljko, but ‘Atletico Madrid told me they can’t give him to me until June’.
Inter’s technical advisor Walter Sabatini is expected to return from China imminently, with Ramires, Alessandro Bastoni and Amato Ciciretti being considered for January.
UEFA will reportedly deliver their decision on Milan’s voluntary agreement for Financial Fair Play either today or tomorrow.
It’s reported Elliott Management could even hold on to Milan if the club and owner Yonghong Li default on their debt.
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While Santos are refusing to pay any of Gabriel Barbosa’s wages during a loan, Sao Paulo and Flamengo are better options for Inter.
Massimiliano Mirabelli referred to agent Mino Raiola as “the rot” and warned “anyone who wants Gianluigi Donnarumma must meet our demands.”
Gennaro Gattuso begged Milan fans to go easy on Gianluigi Donnarumma after vicious insults over his contract situation. “He doesn’t deserve this.”
Fabio Pecchia “expected a different performance” from his Verona side against Milan and hopes they learn from it for Sunday.
Patrick Cutrone saw a deserved 3-0 win over Hellas Verona and the Coppa Italia Quarter-Final against Inter “needs no introduction.”
Milan will play a special Coppa Italia Quarter-Final derby against Inter on December 27 after disposing of Hellas Verona 3-0.
Inter are increasingly eager to exchange Joao Mario with Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan in January.
Santos President Jose Carlos Peres confirms they will only take Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa back if Inter pay his wages. “We don’t want to spend anything.”
Sampdoria boss Marco Giampaolo had “doubts on the penalties” that allowed Fiorentina to win their Coppa Italia tie 3-2.
Stefano Pioli saw “a strange game” as Fiorentina beat Sampdoria 3-2 in the Coppa Italia and outlined where his squad can improve.
Milan fans are hurling abuse at Gianluigi Donnarumma ahead of tonight’s Coppa Italia game with Verona following transfer speculation.
Davide Calabria said Milan “want to go all the way again” in the Coppa Italia, starting with Hellas Verona this evening.
New York City FC tactician Patrick Vieira watched Maurizio Sarri’s Napoli train and said he’d love to work in Italy. “There’s passion for football.”
Milan rely on Andre Silva and Patrick Cutrone against Moise Kean’s Hellas Verona in the Coppa Italia Round of 16, hoping to face Inter.