NEWS

Roma defender Mehdi Benatia is looking forward to a fair fight with Milan’s Mario Balotelli. “I won’t provoke him.”
Lorenzo Insigne takes on his mentor Walter Mazzarri in Napoli-Inter on Sunday and his agent aimed a sideswipe at Rafa Benitez.
Juventus-Sassuolo will have 9,000 children from schools cramming the stands in Turin.
Siena earned a thumping 2-0 victory away to Reggina in the Friday night Serie B game, pulling them away from danger.
Walter Mazzarri and Rafa Benitez face their past in Napoli-Inter, while Juventus-Sassuolo is moved and Milan-Roma concludes on Monday.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi has been suspended after failing a doping test, just months after surgery to remove a tumour.
Napoli could be without Pepe Reina and Valon Behrami for the big League clash against Inter on Sunday.
Catania chief Gigi De Canio is confident his men can overcome their current troubles and rocket up the table.
More reports in the Spanish Press this evening have suggested that Juventus will move for Iker Muniain in January.
Fiorentina winger Joaquin has insisted that he is finally settling into life in Italy, and has urged his team to go unbeaten until the winter break.
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono is ‘not worried’ by his side’s growing injury list as they prepare to play Genoa.
Eugenio Corini believes his Chievo side will face a ‘changed’ Sampdoria team at the weekend.
Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli has claimed that his team are now focused on the match with Sassuolo at the weekend.
Andrea Mandorlini has insisted that his Hellas Verona team ‘must be ready’ to take on Catania.
Inter centre-back Andrea Ranocchia is being tracked by Napoli with the view of making a possible move in January.
Alessandro Del Piero has ruled out a return to Italy in January, insisting he is ‘happy’ in Sydney.
Basel boss Murat Yakin has refused to comment on rumours that he will take over at Lazio at the end of the season.
Parma director general Pietro Leonardi has dismissed suggestions that he could be on his way to Milan.
Urby Emanuelson is optimistic about Milan’s chances when they entertain Roma at San Siro on Monday.
Italy will be based at the Portobello Safari Resort in Mangaratiba during next summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Next season’s Serie A campaign will begin on 31 August 2014 and conclude on 31 May 2015.
Stephan Lichtsteiner has applauded the ability of Juventus teammate Paul Pogba.
Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella is expected to be in the stands for the game between Napoli and Inter this weekend.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte is reportedly considering the use of Kwadwo Asamoah in central midfield against Sassuolo.
Serie A is beginning to take shape at the top with gaps starting to form between sides, but at the bottom...
Marcello Lippi is certain former club Juventus will return to being a powerhouse of the European game.
Parma chief Tommaso Ghirardi has cooled reports of transfer talks with Milan concerning Marco Parolo, Riccardo Saponara and Bryan Cristante.
Adriano Galliani says January signing Keisuke Honda specifically asked for the Milan No 10 jersey.
Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella admits he is an admirer of Torino full-back Danilo D’Ambrosio.
Marco Verratti is sure Inter target Ezequiel Lavezzi will remain with Paris Saint-Germain.
Milan and Italy striker Mario Balotelli is hoping to silence his critics at the World Cup in Brazil next summer.
Roma will celebrate their 100th game under American ownership when they take on Milan at San Siro on Monday.
The agent of Luca Cigarini has dismissed the possibility of a January transfer away from Atalanta.
Torino chief Urbano Cairo has admitted that Danilo D’Ambrosio will leave the club after turning down the offer of a new contract.

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