NEWS

Francesco Guidolin said Udinese’s 2-1 win away to Livorno was “the most important victory. I am in love with my players.”
Nico Lopez and Thomas Heurtaux earned Udinese’s 2-1 away victory, plunging Livorno further into crisis.
Napoli unleash Gonzalo Higuain, Lorenzo Insigne and Pepe Reina on Cagliari in tonight’s Serie A game.
Vladimir Petkovic insists 2013 was “a positive year” for Lazio and expects “many dangers” against Verona.
Giacomo Bonaventura will start for Atalanta tomorrow and admits he “was a Juventus fan as a child.”
Erick Thohir watched Inter’s youth team beat Milan and hopes it is “only practice” for tomorrow’s Derby della Madonnina.
Antonio Di Natale returns to inspire troubled and revamped Udinese in a difficult trip to Livorno this evening.
There is still no Diego Milito for the Milan Derby and Inter must replace the suspended Ricky Alvarez.
Empoli conquered Novara to leap back to the top of the Serie B table after leaders Palermo crumbled at Carpi and bottom club Juve Stabia held Crotone.
Urby Emanuelson is in Milan’s squad to face Inter on Sunday evening, but the absentee list remains extensive.
Torino confirm a January loan for Stephan El Shaarawy “depends on Milan,” while the Rossoneri close on Radja Nainggolan.
Francesco Totti looked back at a mixed 2013 and trusts Roma’s match with Juventus “won’t be decisive.”
Vincenzo Montella has David Pizarro back for Fiorentina’s trip to Sassuolo and praised his “big brother” Eusebio Di Francesco.
Juventus named their squad for the trip to Atalanta, missing Andrea Pirlo and Mirko Vucinic.
Francesco Totti is expected to start when Roma host Catania on Sunday afternoon, but Daniele De Rossi and Kevin Strootman are suspended.
Walter Mazzarri is looking forward to his first Derby della Madonnina and feels Chelsea rumours are helping Fredy Guarin.
Massimiliano Allegri denied problems with his Inter counterpart Walter Mazzarri ahead of the Milan Derby.
It’s reported Mirko Vucinic wants to leave Juventus, offered to Manchester United and Chelsea for Nani or Kevin De Bruyne.
Ricky Kaka hopes to score his 100th Milan goal in the Derby tomorrow, looks to the MLS and tips Clarence Seedorf for Coach.
Roberto Baggio is the surprise favourite to replace Stefano Pioli as Bologna Coach, followed by Gianfranco Zola.
Roma will have fans at Sunday’s game with Catania, but director Mauro Baldissoni insists current rules are “illogical.”
Cagliari Coach Diego Lopez warns his men won’t just defend against Napoli, nor “build a cage” for Gonzalo Higuain.
Inter director Marco Fassone is “satisfied” the ultras will be allowed into the Curva Nord for tomorrow’s Milan Derby.
Adriano Galliani denied reports Clarence Seedorf has signed a pre-contract deal with Milan, while Cesare Prandelli emerges as an option.
Marco Borriello’s agent confirms he “spoke to Tottenham” and other English clubs regarding a January move away from Roma.
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte admits he’d love to take the Italy job. “It’s a difficult task, but in future I’d like to do it.”
Sassuolo have confirmed Francesco Acerbi failed his doping test because the testicular cancer has returned.
Trapani continued their remarkable campaign with a 2-0 victory away to Ternana, while Pescara squeezed past Padova.
Napoli try to close on the top spots with a trip to Cagliari and Livorno host troubled Udinese, while on Sunday it’s the massive Milan Derby.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Lazio look to be a step closer to tying Hernanes to a new deal, with President Claudio Lotito claiming that negotiations will start soon.
Hellas Verona President Maurizio Setti has insisted that Sean Sogliano has the interests of the club at heart.
Sky Sport Italia have reported this evening that Clarence Seedorf will be the next Milan Coach, and has already signed a pre-contract agreement.
Carlos Tevez has reiterated his belief that he won’t be going to the World Cup with Argentina.
Rafa Benitez has warned his Napoli side that they will be up against a ‘difficult’ Cagliari team this weekend.

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