NEWS

Napoli continued their strong home record with Jose Maria Callejon and Marek Hamsik scorchers, but Catania only lost 2-1.
Milan are in deep crisis after a 2-0 home defeat to a weakened Fiorentina, as Juan Manuel Vargas and Borja Valero silenced San Siro.
Roberto Donadoni has regrets over Parma’s defeat to Juventus. “We put in the performance and ran few risks.”
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti goes against the grain, insisting “it’s right” that Juan Cuadrado is suspended for Fiorentina.
Antonio Conte said Juventus “played the long game” for their 1-0 win over Parma and revealed his clumsy celebration.
Paul Pogba got the goal for a 1-0 Juventus victory away to Parma, but Fabio Quagliarella deserves much of the credit.
Milan host furious Fiorentina, as Mario Balotelli and Kaka face Giuseppe Rossi and Massimo Ambrosini.
Napoli’s enthusiasm is sky high and they host a Catania side in crisis under new Coach Gigi De Canio.
Gian Piero Gasperini is still not satisfied with Genoa’s performances and wants improvements against Lazio.
Torino host ‘perfect’ Roma, but Giampiero Ventura says “our biggest opponent is the number of injuries.”
Sebastian Giovinco faces his former teammates, as Juventus visit Antonio Cassano’s Parma in the early kick-off.
Siena were pegged back in stoppages by Cittadella as Serie B Week 12 continued today.
Samir Handanovic recovers, Mauro Icardi is out, but above all Javier Zanetti is back in the Inter squad against Udinese.
David Pizarro’s injury is not as serious as first feared, but he still misses tonight’s Milan-Fiorentina.
Fabio Cannavaro has joined the debate over Giorgio Chiellini and defended the Juventus man. “He’s not nasty.”
Vladimir Petkovic is confident “we’ll see a great Lazio” against Genoa tomorrow, even during an injury crisis.
Gervinho and Francesco Totti have still not recovered for Roma’s game against Torino tomorrow evening.
Fabio Capello is impressed Rudi Garcia broke his Serie A record. “I really didn’t expect it, but I’m very happy it was Roma.”
David Trezeguet is “very proud of what I did at Juventus and the rapport with the fans. Carlos Tevez is perfect for their mentality.”
Francesco Guidolin is relieved to have Dusan Basta back for Udinese-Inter. “I have a lot of respect for Walter Mazzarri.”
Amauri’s agent confirmed he received offers “from the MLS, but he is happy at Parma.”
Walter Mazzarri confirms an injury crisis at Inter as they prepare to visit Udinese on Sunday. “This will be a difficult game.”
Roma have already made history and Rudi Garcia expects a “spectacular” Torino test, but is perplexed by Juan Cuadrado’s ban.
Gennaro Gattuso insists under-fire Milan Coach Massimiliano Allegri “is not dead in the water” and has advice for Mario Balotelli.
Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti blasted Juventus Coach Antonio Conte as “banal and arrogant” in defending Giorgio Chiellini.
Fredy Guarin’s agent denied telling journalists he had “spoken to Napoli” about the player and awaited Inter’s decision.
Fiorentina general manager Sandro Mencucci warned “the sporting justice system needs reformation” after Juan Cuadrado’s ban.
Leaders Virtus Lanciano suffered their first defeat of the season at Modena, but Empoli and Cesena didn’t take advantage, while Pescara-Brescia ended 3-3.
It’s a big day today, opening with Parma-Juventus and this evening there’s Napoli-Catania and Milan-Fiorentina.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Massimo Ambrosini has recovered to face his old club Milan, but Fiorentina miss David Pizarro and Juan Cuadrado.
Giuseppe Rossi has revealed that his Fiorentina teammates ‘cried like we’d won the Champions League’ after their win over Juventus.
Roberto Donadoni has named his 23-man Parma squad for the match against Juventus on Saturday.
Verona playmaker Juan Iturbe is a January transfer target for Liverpool and Barcelona, according to reports.
Claudio Ranieri has admitted that ‘if you can coach in Italy, you can coach anywhere’.

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