NEWS

Chelsea have made no attempt to sign Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli, boss Jose Mourinho has stated.
Bologna and Sampdoria are reportedly considering exchanging Michele Pazienza with Enzo Maresca this month.
Sky Sport Italia are confident Andrea Barzagli will play for Juventus against Roma at the weekend despite an injury scare.
Francesco Lodi is officially back with Catania after leaving Genoa after just six months at Marassi.
Mario Yepes is in optimistic mood ahead of Atalanta’s visit to struggling Milan on Monday.
Italy have reportedly asked Spain to cancel the March 5 friendly already agreed between the two nations.
Parma have today confirmed that Yohan Benalouane and Jaime Valdes have left the Serie A outfit.
Daniele De Rossi has expressed his relief about turning down a move to Manchester United in favour of staying at Roma.
Francesco Totti insists he is taking his Roma side to Turin with the intention of beating Juventus. “We’re not interested in a draw.”
Alessandro Del Piero expects Giuseppe Rossi, Lorenzo Insigne and Claudio Marchisio to play a key role for Italy at the 2014 World Cup.
The agent of Christian Abbiati is hopeful that his client will sign a new one-year contract with Milan.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Keisuke Honda will arrive in Milan on Saturday and is expected to make his debut on January 12 against Sassuolo.
French media claim Napoli are within hours of signing Lyon midfielder Maxime Gonalons for €12m.
Inter midfielder Saphir Taider is out of Monday’s game with Lazio after picking up a thigh strain.
Gonzalo Higuain wants to “write history with Napoli” and “had absolutely no doubts about choosing this club.”
Arsenal have sent UEFA their report on delays getting hundreds of fans to the Napoli game in December.
Former Italy and Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni is in talks to take over the Paraguay team.
Paolo De Ceglie and Marco Motta are considering Juventus exits towards Genoa, Livorno or Werder Bremen.
Udinese defender Maurizio Domizzi could miss the match with Verona after fracturing his nose in a friendly.
Napoli, Inter and Roma will renew their attempts to sign Juan Mata after Jose Mourinho said the Chelsea “door is open.”
Leandro Castan insists Sunday’s showdown is “like a Final for us, as Roma and Juventus are the strongest sides.”
Andrea Pirlo should be fit for the big Juventus-Roma match on Sunday after playing 45 minutes in a friendly.
Paul Pogba committed himself to Juventus, insisted he is “not the anti-Mario Balotelli” and explained why “Serie A is extraordinary.”
The Coaches Association has urged Lazio to fire Vladimir Petkovic and end the bizarre stand-off with Edy Reja.
Roma are back in pole position to sign John Heitinga after the Everton defender turned down West Ham.
The Milan players who are not struggling with injuries are in good shape to take on Atalanta in Serie A on Monday.
Reports from Chile are suggesting David Pizarro could leave Fiorentina for a return to his homeland this month.
Paolo Cannavaro is hoping 2014 will see him return to the Napoli starting line-up on a regular basis.
Parma general director Pietro Leonardi says he has received no offer from Sampdoria for Antonio Cassano, while he won’t loan out Marco Parolo.
Antonio Cassano has dismissed rumours of a January switch to Sampdoria by committing his immediate future to Parma.
Torino chief Urbano Cairo is keen to not break up the Granata side during the January transfer session.
Francesco Magnanelli says Sassuolo teammate Domenico Berardi will have to be patient to realise his Juventus dream.
Fiorentina are looking to extend the contracts of three key players before the end of the season.
Roma are formulating a proposal for Parma midfielder Marco Parolo, according to the Corriere della Sera.

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