NEWS

Stefano Pioli is “glad” Lazio are on the verge of signing Lyon defender Milan Bisevac.
Coach Stefano Pioli says Lazio “have to play in Europe, and we need to get there”.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri feels sorry for Rafa Benitez, and discusses the Scudetto race.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri believes “the last six games will be crucial” in the Scudetto race.
Coach Massimiliano Allegri says Juventus will only sign players “who can improve us” in January.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri is expecting “a complicated game” against Verona tomorrow.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia insists his job is safe - “I speak often with the directors… I’m just thinking about my work”.
Sinisa Mihajlovic explains Milan’s goal is “to play with Italian players” and discusses Kevin-Prince Boateng.
Sinisa Mihajlovic isn’t worried about his Milan future - “a lion doesn’t lose sleep over the opinion of a sheep”.
Samir Handanovic explains there were “no problems” renewing his Inter contract, and discusses their Scudetto challenge.
Inter won’t sell Marcelo Brozovic ‘even if faced with a great offer’ says Roberto Mancini, who also calls for Rodrigo Palacio and Yuto Nagatomo renewals.
Roberto Mancini says ‘it’s still too early for Scudetto talk’ and that Inter ‘still need to improve to stay on top.’
Milan Bisevac has reportedly arrived in Rome for his Lazio medical after saying goodbye to Lyon fans.
Inter have announced during today’s Press conference that Samir Handanovic has extended his contract until 2019.
Keisuke Honda has again blasted Milan, saying ‘the situation is ugly’ and that ‘the team has been in perennial trouble for two and a half years.’
Juventus and Palermo are both reportedly offering €4m for Stefano Sensi, but Cesena want €8m.
Reports say Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini has said yes to a Milan move, but talks between the clubs are yet to progress.
Marcos Alonso’s agent says he ‘has renewed with Fiorentina and we’re really happy’, with an official announcement expected shortly.
Carpi have announced the signing of Fabio Daprela after he left Palermo by mutual consent yesterday.
Milan’s Diego Lopez is reportedly wanted by Everton and Bournemouth, while the Rossoneri show interest in Watford midfielder Etienne Capoue.
Fiorentina’s Giuseppe Rossi is ‘the strongest player’ Borja Valero has played with, and he hopes Federico Bernardeschi ‘ends up at a top club’.
Fiorentina midfielder Borja Valero says ‘Juventus are the strongest team’ but the thought of a Viola Scudetto ‘gets the adrenaline pumping.’
Milan have officially announced that Kevin Prince Boateng’s contract will expire at the end of June.
Reports say Juventus are continuing to press for Borussia Dortmund’s Ilkay Gundogan but are getting nowhere.
Riccardo Saponara says he’s ‘grateful to Empoli’ and rules out a January transfer: “I won’t move until June.”
Inter will reportedly turn to Sampdoria’s Eder if a deal for PSG winger Ezequiel Lavezzi fails to materialise.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Rolando Mandragora is believed to be on the verge of a Juventus move, after the club met his agent.
Leicester City are reportedly willing to raise their offer for Milan’s Nigel de Jong to €4.5m [£3.3m].
Antonio Rudiger expects Roma to sign him permanently at the end of the season - “returning to Germany isn’t in my head”.
Milan Bisevac’s agent confirms the Lyon defender is talking to Lazio - “we hope to close the deal as soon as possible”.
Felipe Anderson declares 2016 the year of “new opportunities” but Lazio want more than €50m.
Boca Juniors President Daniel Angelici confirms Jonathan Calleri’s move to Inter will be finalised “later this week”.
Sevilla President Jose Castro confirms “many offers from Italy” for Ciro Immobile but “we have no plans to let him leave”.
Carpi have signed Emanuele Suagher and Marco Crimi from Atalanta and Bologna respectively.

TODAY'S FRONT PAGES