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“I believe in this squad,” insisted under-fire Lazio Coach Vladimir Petkovic ahead of a showdown with Trabzonspor.
Giorgio Chiellini feels Galatasaray-Juventus should’ve been a draw, but concedes “we threw qualification away.”
Napoli are likely to be without goalkeeper Pepe Reina for tonight’s crucial Champions League clash with Arsenal.
Reports in the Italian Press this afternoon suggest that Genoa could make a double move for Giuseppe Sculli and Stephan El Shaarawy next month.
Fernando Muslera knocked Juventus out with Galatasaray and hopes it can be “an appetiser” for the World Cup.
Hellas Verona are preparing themselves for an onslaught of bids for Jorginho and Juan Iturbe in January.
Antonio Conte thought it madness to play on that pitch, but admits Juventus “shouldn’t have left it all to the last match.”
Jeremy Menez looks set to leave Paris Saint-Germain, and reports in the French Press believe Italy will be his next destination.
Former Juventus flop Felipe Melo snapped at Italian media for their “lack of respect” for Galatasaray.
Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has insisted that the Premier League side will face Napoli tonight looking for a win.
Roberto Mancini insists Galatasaray “deserved to win” against Juventus, but reveals he didn’t want to play.
Former Ajax goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar believes that the Dutch side have what it takes to beat Milan this evening.
Juventus crashed out of the Champions League after going down 1-0 to Galatasaray thanks to a late Wesley Sneijder goal.
Milan have announced Keisuke Honda will be given the No 10 shirt when he arrives at the club in January.
Roma boss Rudi Garcia has hailed the ability of club captain Francesco Totti. “He’s one of the best in history.”
Ricky Alvarez admits recent results have been disappointing for Inter, but the club are having a positive campaign.
Ajax boss Frank De Boer says his side have “nothing to lose” when facing Milan at San Siro on Wednesday night.
The abandoned Champions League tie between Galatasaray and Juventus will resume at 13.00 GMT today.
Milan will officially complete the signing of CSKA Moscow’s Keisuke Honda on January 3, reports suggest.
Esteban Cambiasso doesn’t think Napoli’s Champions League commitments will help Inter in their clash at the weekend.
Bologna have suggested they will keep boss Stefano Pioli for the rest of the season – despite the club’s struggles.
Stephan Lichtsteiner is expected to extend his current contract with Italian champions Juventus.
Juventus have dismissed suggestions that they will launch a January bid for Manchester City’s Aleksandar Kolarov.
Rodrigo Palacio has confirmed that he could soon put pen to paper on a new contract at Inter.
Coach Walter Mazzarri is not worried by the prospect of taking Inter to former club Napoli at the weekend.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Galatasaray-Juventus will resume from 0-0 at the 32nd minute at 13.00 GMT on Wednesday after it was abandoned due to snow.
The Champions League game between Galatasaray and Juventus has been abandoned due to snow in Istanbul.
Arsene Wenger trusts Arsenal are ready for “a decider in the Champions League” against Napoli.
The Champions League game between Galatasaray and Juventus has been suspended due to snow in Istanbul.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta assures they “have the experience to deal with” the fiery Galatasaray fans.
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny warned “it will be a completely different game” against Napoli tomorrow.
Juventus need at least a point in Istanbul against Galatasaray to stay in the Champions League, so count on Arturo Vidal against Wesley Sneijder.
Ajax need a victory over Milan to stay in the Champions League, but Frank De Boer insists “we each have a 50 per cent chance.”
Mario Gomez “is not expected to return to action soon” as he still feels pain in his knee, said Fiorentina medics.

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