NEWS

Vincenzo Montella admits Sampdoria are struggling with a “lack of confidence” after four successive defeats.
Full-back Sime Vrsaljko says Sassuolo are “improving every day” but “didn’t expect” to be so high in the table.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho’s agent declares “I expect him to be called-up” for Italy.
Jenson Murillo admits “when you wear the Inter shirt you have to think of higher goals” - namely the Scudetto.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina insists “Juve, Roma and Inter are the favourites” for the Scudetto.
Juventus captain Gigi Buffon admits he’s unsure if he’ll move into Coaching when he retires.
Reports in Argentina claim Boca Juniors striker Jonathan Calleri has agreed an €11m move to Inter.
Roma President James Pallotta admits a fan boycott is “frustrating”, and insists they have “a top team”.
World Cup final referee Nicola Rizzoli will take charge of Napoli-Roma this weekend, while Daniele Orsato gets Juventus-Fiorentina.
The agent of Inter’s on-loan full-back Martin Montoya says he ‘can’t explain why he’s not playing’.
Carlo Ancelotti ‘wants to win the Champions League’ and says he’s ‘looking for a club that can allow me to.’
Torino captain Kamil Glik has agreed to renew his contract with Granata, according to reports.
Sixteen fans have reportedly been arrested, three charged and 65 held for identification after clashes between Napoli and Legia fans yesterday.
Napoli have made an enquiry for on-loan Pescara midfielder Rolando Mandragora, according to reports.
Keisuke Honda could reportedly leave Milan in January after finding himself marginalised by a change in formation.
There are reports that Juventus will spend around €20m to bring Sassuolo’s Domenico Berardi back to Turin in the summer.
Fiorentina are reportedly pressing to close a deal for Benfica defender Lisandro Lopez in January.
Reports say Manchester City are ready to pay €40m for Inter captain Mauro Icardi in the summer.
Gremio President Romildo Bazan confirms interest in Napoli’s Henrique but says the Partenopei ‘must first decide to sell.’
Bologna have reportedly turned down €20m offers from Chelsea and Manchester City for Amadou Diawara.
The agent of Simone Zaza says ‘a loan is possible’, with several Premier League sides reportedly lurking.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Crotone snatched victory at Como to stay top despite Cagliari success and Spezia ended Vicenza’s fine form.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni silenced doubters. “We are among the 16 best teams in Europe and deserve to be there.”
Alessandro Florenzi “would’ve preferred 70,000 fans jeering” rather than the 29,000 who turned up for Roma-BATE Borisov.
Roma President James Pallotta insists “the team deserves to be applauded, not whistled at” for Champions League qualification.
Rudi Garcia insisted “Roma did everything to score and did not play badly” against BATE Borisov. “We did qualify.”
Wojciech Szczesny “got lucky” in the 0-0 draw with BATE Borisov and reassured “frustrated” Roma fans.
Roma and Juventus are in the Last 16 of the Champions League, but risk a tough draw on Monday.
Radja Nainggolan insists Roma “gave everything” in their 0-0 draw with BATE Borisov. “Qualification is positive.”
Roma scraped a 0-0 draw with BATE Borisov, but qualified for the Champions League Last 16 thanks to Bayer Leverkusen’s stalemate with Barcelona.
Dusan Basta assures Lazio will take the clash with Saint-Etienne seriously - “it’s a Europa League match, not a friendly.”
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli insists “the club think I’m the perfect Coach for this team” amid rumours he’s under pressure.
Gonzalo Higuain has been rested for Napoli’s final Europa League match with Legia Warsaw.
It’s reported Leicester City are interested in out-of-favour Milan midfielder Nigel de Jong.

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