NEWS

Fiorentina have officially bought up half of Torino midfielder Marko Bakic, though he will for the moment remain with the Granata.
Lazio are ready to reduce their squad by sending defender Marius Stankevicius to Celta Vigo.
Siena director Stefano Antonelli has confirmed “Marcelo Larrondo will join Fiorentina in a co-ownership deal.”
Napoli’s negotiations for Udinese midfielder Pablo Armero appear to have hit a stumbling block with reports of an offer from Anzhi.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has refused to back Coach Massimiliano Allegri. “Results will make his future clear. We’ll see what he achieves on the pitch.”
Inter are stepping up talks to sign Atalanta winger Ezequiel Schelotto after Genoa, Everton and Fulham entered the race.
Pro Patria, the lower league club whose supporters prompted Kevin-Prince Boateng to walk off due to racist abuse, will play a game behind closed doors.
Robinho is again left out of the Milan squad to face Juventus in the Coppa Italia Quarter-Final on Wednesday.
Siena striker Emanuele Calaio could leave the club for Napoli this month, his agent has confirmed.
Pescara midfielder Juan Quintero will not leave the club in the near future, President Daniele Sebastiani has claimed.
Udinese have turned down a €3.5m offer from Fiorentina for talismanic captain Antonio Di Natale.
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin has warned his team not to get ahead of themselves after their win over Inter at the weekend.
Galatasaray President Unal Aysal has admitted that the club are interested in Inter playmaker Wesley Sneijder.
Parma Coach Roberto Donadoni has claimed Juventus' loss last weekend will not affect their game this Sunday.
Genoa are hoping to make an audacious move for Atalanta winger Ezequiel Schelotto, according to reports in Italy.
Palermo sporting director Pietro Lo Monaco has claimed that Andrea Dossena will join the club 'sooner or later'.
Lazio defender Modibo Diakite is to be offered a new contract by the club within the next few days, according to reports.
Barcelona President Sandro Rosell has strongly denied rumours that David Villa will leave the club in January.
Pescara chief Daniele Sebastiani has revealed how desperate he was to sign Mattia Perin in the summer. “I did somersaults for him.”
Struggling Roma have the best squad of players in Serie A, insists former Stadio Olimpico idol Vincent Candela.
Massimiliano Allegri, speaking on the eve of the Coppa Italia tie at Juventus, insists he’ll stay as Milan boss until 2014.
Luca Castellazzi is facing a spell on the sidelines after the Inter reserve successfully underwent surgery on Monday.
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte has confirmed that he’ll start some of his squad players in Wednesday’s Coppa Italia tie against Milan.
Zenit St Petersburg have shown an interest in signing Milan’s Ignazio Abate, it has been confirmed.
Milan and Parma could positively conclude a January swap deal involving Cristian Zaccardo and Djamel Mesbah.
Fiorentina are adamant that Emiliano Viviano will not be leaving the club this month after his recent omission from the first team.
Edin Dzeko will reportedly consider a summer move to Inter – but only if the Italian club qualify for the Champions League.
The representative of Christian Abbiati is hopeful that his client will be offered a new contract by Milan.
The agent of Maarten Stekelenburg will meet Roma director general Franco Baldini later today to discuss his client’s future.
Milan chief Silvio Berlusconi says he would never sanction the signing of Mario Balotelli, while he hinted at a summer exit for boss Massimiliano Allegri.
The Ballon d’Or trio of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta have shown their support for Kevin Prince Boateng in the fight against racism.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for an unprecedented fourth time.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Lazio have named virtually a full-strength squad for the Coppa Italia quarter-final match with Catania tomorrow.
Cagliari midfielder Daniele Conti has conceded that he is delighted to have signed a new contract at the club.

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