NEWS

Inter have reportedly reached an agreement with Samir Handanovic for a contract extension until 2019.
Andrea Bertolacci was stretchered off with a sprained knee during Milan’s Trofeo Berlusconi friendly with Inter.
Chievo’s Federico Mattiello says he ‘doesn’t want to be remembered for an injury’ after recovering from a leg break.
Rosenborg defender Holmar Eyjolfsson can’t wait to face Lazio in the Europa League tomorrow. “Miroslav Klose is my idol.”
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has revealed that there will be efforts to move future Trofeo Berlusconi fixtures to August.
A Swiss TV station sacked pundit and former player Stefano Eranio for a racist comment made about Roma’s Antonio Rudiger.
Sassuolo director general Giovanni Carnevali ‘wants to keep Sime Vrsaljko’ despite reported interest from Barcelona and Juventus.
Napoli have reportedly been rebuffed for their primary defensive targets, Daniele Rugani and Marcos Rojo.
Martin Montoya will get his chance to impress Inter Coach Roberto Mancini, as he starts in the Trofeo Berlusconi.
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi says “I don’t think about the past” ahead of facing former club Milan.
Empoli forward Massimo Maccarone expects a “very difficult” season and wants “support from everyone.”
The agent of Napoli midfielder Mirko Valdifiori says he’s ‘back to the levels of when he was at Empoli’.
Lazio striker Miroslav Klose plays down talk of winning the Europa League - “we’ll take it one game at a time.”
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli says he is ‘angry’ about Sunday’s defeat to Sassuolo, but ‘expects improvements’ against Rosenborg.
FIFA’s independent Ethics Committee has confirmed it is investigating President Sepp Blatter and UEFA’s Michel Platini.
Genoa defender Nicolas Burdisso says Coach Gian Piero Gasperini is ‘underrated’ and that they will take an ‘aggressive’ style to Empoli.
Inter and Milan are interested in Dinamo Zagreb winger Marko Pjaca, the player’s agent confirms.
German reports suggest that Bayern Munich have made contact with Carlo Ancelotti in case Coach Pep Guardiola decides not to renew his contract.
Christian Maggio’s agent warns the Napoli full-back wants to play - “it’s a bit problematic.”
Juventus look set to stick with a 3-5-2 against Borussia Monchengladbach tonight, with Coach Max Allegri choosing between Alex Sandro and Patrice Evra for left wing-back.
Paulo Sousa asks Fiorentina fans to be patient for the return of Giuseppe Rossi - “we all want to see him at his highest level.”
Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa calls on his players to show “the right attitude” against Lech Poznan.
Borja Valero insists tomorrow’s game with Lech Poznan no less important than the weekend clash with Roma.
Gigi Buffon and Alvaro Morata can both break Juventus records set by Alessandro Del Piero against Borussia Monchengladbach tonight.
Gilberto is “ready to return” to the Fiorentina squad, according to the full-back’s agent.
Galatasaray sporting director Cenk Ergun insists Alex Telles won’t join Inter permanently in January.
Cesare Prandelli says he’s “always ready” to return to the bench, whether it’s in Italy or abroad.
A lack of playing time could see Mario Suarez considering a Fiorentina exit in January.
Bayern Munich scouts were reportedly watching Roma’s Miralem Pjanic in the draw with Bayer Leverkusen.
Torino could have the 1927 Scudetto returned, as FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio is “willing to pursue the matter.”
Edinson Cavani tips Napoli for the Scudetto, and doesn’t rule out returning one day.
It’s reported Inter are looking to bring in a further four new signings in January, including Sofiane Feghouli of Valencia.
Arturo Vidal believes his former club Juventus “can go all the way” in this season’s Champions League.
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Tension is high in the Roma camp after Daniele De Rossi and director Walter Sabatini refused interviews.

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