NEWS

Lazio took their chances with Stefan Radu and a Hernanes double to end Catania’s Coppa Italia dream and sweep into the Semi-Final 3-0.
Gaetano D’Agostino is on the verge of completing his transfer from Siena to struggling Pescara.
Juan Manuel Vargas has picked up a new muscular injury that rules him out of Genoa’s games for up to a month.
River Plate President Daniel Passarella has confirmed he is “here for Ricky Alvarez” after arriving in Italy for talks with Inter.
Wesley Sneijder’s wife has opened the door for a move to Galatasaray. “Istanbul is definitely nice! Have been there many times, love Turkey!”
Lazio and Catania go head-to-head this evening for a place in the Coppa Italia Semi-Final and Vladimir Petkovic goes for a three-man defence.
Roberto Mancini’s assistant Angelo Gregucci has confirmed Manchester City “want Edinson Cavani” and believes Mario Balotelli “is among the world’s top 10 strikers.”
Mario Balotelli’s agent and FIGC President Giancarlo Abete have hit back at Milan patron Silvio Berlusconi for calling the Manchester City striker “a bad apple.”
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has broken away from UEFA and FIFA by insisting “we are prepared to suspend games” due to racist abuse.
Serie B side Hellas Verona have officially signed Alessandro Sgrigna and Alessandro Agostini from Torino, while Atalanta take Luigi Giorgi on loan.
Galatasaray have officially begun negotiations with Inter to sign Wesley Sneijder, confirmed a note on the club website.
Fiorentina have officially bought up half of Torino midfielder Marko Bakic, though he will for the moment remain with the Granata.
Lazio are ready to reduce their squad by sending defender Marius Stankevicius to Celta Vigo.
Siena director Stefano Antonelli has confirmed “Marcelo Larrondo will join Fiorentina in a co-ownership deal.”
Napoli’s negotiations for Udinese midfielder Pablo Armero appear to have hit a stumbling block with reports of an offer from Anzhi.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has refused to back Coach Massimiliano Allegri. “Results will make his future clear. We’ll see what he achieves on the pitch.”
Inter are stepping up talks to sign Atalanta winger Ezequiel Schelotto after Genoa, Everton and Fulham entered the race.
Pro Patria, the lower league club whose supporters prompted Kevin-Prince Boateng to walk off due to racist abuse, will play a game behind closed doors.
Robinho is again left out of the Milan squad to face Juventus in the Coppa Italia Quarter-Final on Wednesday.
Siena striker Emanuele Calaio could leave the club for Napoli this month, his agent has confirmed.
Pescara midfielder Juan Quintero will not leave the club in the near future, President Daniele Sebastiani has claimed.
Udinese have turned down a €3.5m offer from Fiorentina for talismanic captain Antonio Di Natale.
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin has warned his team not to get ahead of themselves after their win over Inter at the weekend.
Galatasaray President Unal Aysal has admitted that the club are interested in Inter playmaker Wesley Sneijder.
Parma Coach Roberto Donadoni has claimed Juventus' loss last weekend will not affect their game this Sunday.
Genoa are hoping to make an audacious move for Atalanta winger Ezequiel Schelotto, according to reports in Italy.
Palermo sporting director Pietro Lo Monaco has claimed that Andrea Dossena will join the club 'sooner or later'.
Lazio defender Modibo Diakite is to be offered a new contract by the club within the next few days, according to reports.
Barcelona President Sandro Rosell has strongly denied rumours that David Villa will leave the club in January.
Pescara chief Daniele Sebastiani has revealed how desperate he was to sign Mattia Perin in the summer. “I did somersaults for him.”
Struggling Roma have the best squad of players in Serie A, insists former Stadio Olimpico idol Vincent Candela.
Massimiliano Allegri, speaking on the eve of the Coppa Italia tie at Juventus, insists he’ll stay as Milan boss until 2014.
Luca Castellazzi is facing a spell on the sidelines after the Inter reserve successfully underwent surgery on Monday.
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte has confirmed that he’ll start some of his squad players in Wednesday’s Coppa Italia tie against Milan.
Zenit St Petersburg have shown an interest in signing Milan’s Ignazio Abate, it has been confirmed.

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