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Eusebio Di Francesco believes Sassuolo have “overcome the Inter syndrome” and will play without fear at San Siro.
Domenico Criscito admits “I really miss Italy and Serie A, but at the same time I’m happy with my experience at Zenit.”
Maurizio Sarri warned Napoli “if we don’t understand the dangers of Frosinone, then we’ll run into huge problems.”
There are reports Mohamed Salah passed a fitness test and could start for Roma against Milan tonight.
On-form Udinese visit a revitalised Carpi in the opening game of Serie A Week 19.
Fiorentina are targeting Gent midfielder Sven Kums if Mario Suarez leaves for Liverpool this month.
Palermo are ready to sign another Sweden international, Ludwig Augustinsson of FC Copenhagen.
Vincenzo Montella is glad Sampdoria can’t be complacent against Juventus and admits “I see myself in Paulo Dybala.”
Despite Bologna claiming the contrary, Jonathan Calleri’s father continues to insist “it’s all done for a loan, then Inter have an option in June.”
As expected, Lazio have officially extended Federico Marchetti’s contract until June 2018.
Max Allegri warned “the next two away games at Sampdoria and Udinese will mean a lot” for Juventus’ season.
Coach Max Allegri says Daniele Rugani 'could play tomorrow' against Sampdoria, but defends his decision to limit his time: 'He's so young'.
Roberto Mancini claims Inter's market strategy differs from Juventus' because 'they make the greatest profits, it's tough for us with no Champions League'.
Roberto Mancini says 'staying in first' is crucial against Sassuolo and praises Inter: 'From a human point of view, it's my best team ever.'
Eder says Sampdoria and the Azzurri are his teams for the time being, though 'everything is possible' with Inter.
Sampdoria striker Eder looks forward to 'playing a trick' on Juventus and identifies Gianluigi Buffon and Paulo Dybala as the greatest threats.
Giuseppe Rossi's agent admits it's a 'problem finding the right team' for a transfer, so he could 'stay at Fiorentina'.
Napoli offer €15m for either Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Christoph Kramer or Porto’s Hector Herrera.
Juventus have reportedly turned down a Besiktas offer for goalkeeper Norberto Neto.
It’s reported Newcastle United saw a €17m (£12.8m) offer for Napoli forward Manolo Gabbiadini turned down.
Atalanta have joined Genoa in chasing a loan spell for Milan winger Alessio Cerci, but it depends on Atletico Madrid.
Sassuolo are considering a €15m (£11.2m) Crystal Palace offer for striker Gregoire Defrel.
Sinisa Mihajlovic could have his final game tonight, but Milan can’t agree on Marcello Lippi, Fabio Capello or Cristian Brocchi.
Rudi Garcia could be sacked tonight if Roma don’t beat Milan, but Walter Mazzarri is the new favourite to take over.
The Winter Champion is decided this weekend as Fiorentina host Lazio, Inter welcome Sassuolo and Juventus visit Sampdoria, but tonight’s Roma-Milan could see one or even both Coaches sacked.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sporting director Cristiano Giaretta warns Udinese have “no intention” of selling Silvan Widmer in January.
Sebastian Giovinco is “very happy” at Toronto FC, but admits “I’d go back to Juventus”.
Federico Marchetti has reportedly agreed on a new Lazio contract, with an announcement expected tomorrow.
Felipe Melo’s agent rubbishes rumours of a January transfer - “he wants to win the Scudetto with Inter”.
Davide Santon’s agent says “I think he’ll stay at Inter” and denies he’s been put up for sale.
Juventus full-back Alex Sandro believes his teammate Paulo Dybala “has all the qualities” to reach Neymar’s levels.
There’s confusion surrounding Jonathan Calleri, as Bologna deny the striker is set to join them.
Full-back Ivan Strinic insists joining Napoli was “the best move for my career”, despite a lack of playing time.
Reports in the United States claim Roma’s Ashley Cole is close to joining MLS side LA Galaxy.

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