NEWS

Hellas Verona have officially sacked Coach Andrea Mandorlini, but no replacement has yet been appointed.
Fiorentina unleash Giuseppe Rossi and Josip Ilicic on high-flying Sassuolo in what should be a thoroughly entertaining game.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s huge Serie A games, Sassuolo-Fiorentina and top of the table showdown Napoli v Inter.
Former Inter and Napoli Coach Gigi Simoni believes the Partenopei are favourites for tonight’s match.
Roma winger Gervinho could reportedly be fit to face Torino at the weekend.
Manuel Pasqual says Paulo Sousa has made Fiorentina “more cynical” compared to Vincenzo Montella.
Crotone Coach Ivan Juric discusses the Coppa Italia tie with Milan - “we mustn’t treat this as a day trip”.
Andrej Kramaric’s agent admits ‘it would be good to go to Italy’ but “things could change” at Leicester City.
Eugenio Corini has met with Verona, as he edges closer to replacing Andrea Mandorlini.
Coach Rudi Garcia has reportedly affirmed his faith in his Roma squad, but asked for a reaction.
Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi has made the final-three for the Puskas Award, FIFA’s Goal of the Year prize.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri has not been nominated for FIFA’s Coach of the Year award.
Christian Abbiati praises fellow Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma - “he’s exceptional”.
Sinisa Mihajlovic is aiming to win the Coppa Italia with Milan as “winning always helps you to win”.
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic insists he has a good relationship with club President Silvio Berlusconi.
Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic insists the Coppa Italia is “an important goal” for Milan, who want to lift the trophy.
Juventus striker Simone Zaza’s agent praises his ‘great goal average’ and rules out a January move to Watford or Stoke City.
Reports say Torino will shortly announce new contracts for captain Kamil Glik and centre-back Nikola Maksimovic.
Napoli are still without the injured Dries Mertens and Manolo Gabbiadini as their squad to face Inter tonight is announced.
Inter President Erick Thohir ‘wants to see Inter stay top’ after their match with Napoli tonight and reveals a pre-season match in Indonesia was cancelled.
Reports say that Rudi Garcia’s future as Roma Coach entirely depends on the Champions League result against BATE Borisov.
Reports say Bologna are on the hunt for a striker in January, with Carpi’s Marco Borriello and Sassuolo’s Sergio Floccari linked.
Milan reportedly intend to sign Cesena starlet Stefano Sensi in January before loaning him out to Genoa next season.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini reiterates that Franco Vazquez will ‘definitely stay until June’ and says ‘it’s hard to tie down players with chains.’
Juventus’ Paulo Dybala needs ‘balance between power and pace’ according to Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini.
Juventus are reportedly interested in Basel’s €30m-rated forward Breel Embolo, but face competition from Chelsea and Manchester United.
A coaching team of Marcello Lippi and Cristian Brocchi could replace under-fire Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli, say reports.
Inter could reportedly offer Andrea Ranocchia to Napoli in January as part of a deal to bring in Dries Mertens in the summer.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Davide Ballardini saw Palermo “lose confidence and that must never happen” in their 3-0 defeat to Juventus.
Max Allegri said Mario Mandzukic’s “numbers speak for him” after Juventus secured a 3-0 win in Palermo.
Simone Zaza said the Juventus target is “to be in the top three in January” after a fourth consecutive victory in Palermo.
Mario Mandzukic, Stefano Sturaro and Simone Zaza scored as Juventus conquered Palermo 3-0 to fly into fifth place.
Fabrizio Castori praised Carpi’s “intensity and refusal to give in” as they fought back for a 2-1 victory away to Genoa.
Stefano Pioli admits Lazio “results are painful, but the performances in recent games are not” after a 1-0 defeat to Empoli.

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