NEWS

Sampdoria sporting director Pasquale Sensibile has promised fans that the club will ensure Serie A survival this season.
Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella is the latest tactician being linked with a summer move to Milan.
Napoli will look to get their Europa League campaign back on track when they face Dnipro this evening.
Hear the thoughts of Juventus touchline boss Angelo Alessio after the 4-0 win over Nordsjaelland in the Champions League.
Erik Lamela could overtake club legends Francesco Totti, Abel Balbo and Enrique Guaita should he score for Roma against Lazio on Sunday.
The agent of Napoli midfielder Marco Donadel says it is too early to think about the January transfer window.
Genoa chief Enrico Preziosi has reassured anxious fans that the club will still be playing Serie A football in 2013-14.
Matias Silvestre is hoping to prove himself with a regular run in the side as a result of Inter’s injury crisis.
Claudio Marchisio is refusing to dwell too much on Chelsea’s late winner against Shakhtar Donetsk. “A Juventus victory was what mattered.”
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Gianluigi Buffon feels defeat was a useful wake-up call for Juventus and has Chelsea in his sights. “Our destiny is in our hands.”
Angelo Alessio praised Juventus for their return to form and looked ahead to the showdown with Chelsea. “We have to earn our place in the next round.”
Leonardo Bonucci said the “slap” of a home defeat to Inter spurred Juventus on to beat Nordsjaelland 4-0.
Juventus brushed off talk of a crisis by crushing Nordsjaelland 4-0, but remain third in Group E after Chelsea's last-gasp win.
Bad news for Pescara, as midfielder Manuele Blasi will be out of action for the last two months, while Juan Fernando Quintero is not back in training yet.
Fiorentina’s medical staff have confirmed Stevan Jovetic will not be fit to face Milan, as his injury requires “10 days” out.
President Maurizio Zamparini has warned of a January revolution at Palermo, taking out “those players who do not have character or heart.”
Juventus must beat Nordsjaelland tonight to stay in the Champions League, so look to Alessandro Matri and Sebastian Giovinco.
Federico Marchetti and Miroslav Klose are back in the Lazio squad to face Panathinaikos, while Hernanes is also included.
Antonio Di Natale is in the Udinese squad for their Europa League match with Young Boys, but many stars miss out.
Juan Camilo Zuniga is still out of Napoli’s squad to face Dnipro, but Edinson Cavani could start the Europa League match.
Andrea Stramaccioni wants to keep Inter’s momentum going away to Partizan Belgrade, though the team is in “an emergency situation.”
Sampdoria striker Maxi Lopez went under the knife today after tearing the meniscus in his left knee.
Fabio Borini “did not like” Roma director Walter Sabatini’s version of how he left the club to join Liverpool.
Francesco Guidolin has warned Udinese they “cannot get it wrong” against Young Boys after a Europa League defeat.
Vladimir Petkovic admits he faces a tricky few days to keep Lazio focused on Panathinaikos ahead of the Rome Derby. “It’s a shame they are so close.”
Palermo’s problematic season is getting worse as defender Andrea Mantovani could be out of action for the next six months.
The agent of Pep Guardiola has refused to rule out a summer move to Italian giants Milan.
Milan will reportedly listen to offers for teenage striker M’Baye Niang during the January transfer window.
The agent of Hugo Campagnaro has played down links with Juventus. “We’re in talks with Napoli for a renewal…”
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri has again defended his Europa League rotation policy ahead of Thursday’s game against Dnipro.
Bologna have dismissed speculation that they will target Napoli’s Eduardo Vargas during the January transfer window.
It’s a must-win situation for both Juventus and Chelsea in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side have moved up three places to fifth in the latest FIFA World Rankings.
Sampdoria insist that they are happy with boss Ciro Ferrara and sporting director Pasquale Sensibile.

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