NEWS

Former Italy goalkeeper Gianluca Pagliuca has praised Roma’s decision to hand their gloves to Morgan De Sanctis.
Arturo Vidal is convinced he made the right decision in joining Juventus rather than Bayern Munich in the summer of 2011.
Stephan Lichtsteiner feels Juventus will be taking on a title rival on Saturday when they play Inter at San Siro.
Francesco Totti is just details away from signing a new contract with hometown club Roma, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Giovanni Trapattoni reveals what went wrong with the Republic of Ireland job. “This time I’m the one in the sack.”
Serie B side Siena have been docked another point, taking their total to -3, due to financial irregularities.
Paul Pogba reveals he turned down offers from “Chelsea, Arsenal and Milan, because nobody is like Juventus.”
Serie B side Latina have appointed new Coach Roberto Breda after sacking Gaetano Auteri on Tuesday.
Ricky Kaka feels “like a kid about to make his debut” and could start for Milan against Torino on Saturday.
Andrea Stramaccioni admits he “made mistakes too” during his brief Inter career. “I paid for my inexperience.”
Cyril Thereau has officially signed a contract extension with Chievo Verona until June 2016.
Mirko Vucinic resumed training with Juventus today, so could well start on Saturday against Inter.
It’s reported Inter are considering a new Chinese offer just as negotiations with Erick Thohir were close to completion.
Kwadwo Asamoah is impressed by Saturday’s opponents Inter, but believes Juventus need only “think about ourselves.”
Genoa presented Ricardo Centurion and Joannis Fetfatzidis to the fans today. “I am honoured to play for Italy’s oldest club.”
Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp is looking forward to a “fascinating” Champions League clash with Napoli.
Manuel Pasqual required further treatment for a head injury sustained for Italy, as the Fiorentina captain now has 50 stitches.
More injury news for Milan, as Matias Silvestre underwent keyhole surgery today on his right knee.
Adriano Galliani thanked Stephan El Shaarawy for Milan’s Champions League berth and measured Kaka’s impact, but won’t comment on Keisuke Honda.
FIFA agents added to Spanish speculation Juventus striker Fernando Llorente could join Real Madrid on loan in January.
Italy have climbed to fourth place in the FIFA World Ranking, behind only Spain, Argentina and Germany.
Marek Hamsik can lead Napoli to the Serie A title, says a member of the club’s 1989-90 Scudetto winning outfit.
Fiorentina’s Ante Rebic has quickly dismissed comparisons between himself and Croatia legend Alen Boksic.
Roma new boy Kevin Strootman admits he didn’t expect to leave PSV Eindhoven in the summer – especially not for €20m.
Nigel De Jong expects new signings Kaka and Alessandro Matri to quickly find their feet at Milan.
Javier Zanetti feels Mauro Icardi and Carlos Tevez can have a part to play for the Argentina national side.
Inter stopper Juan Jesus expects the club to stick around the top end of the table following the arrival of new boss Walter Mazzarri.
Genoa chief Enrico Preziosi is adamant his club will not make a January bid to sign Roma striker Marco Borriello.
Highly-rated goalkeeper Andrea Consigli has no regrets about remaining with Atalanta for the 2013-14 campaign.
Mattia Destro is happy with Italy’s qualification for World Cup 2014, but his priority for now remains returning to action with Roma.
Milan midfielder Andrea Poli says he will have no problem in being used as a full-back against Torino this weekend.
Tommaso Rocchi is still looking for a new club after his Inter contract expired at the end of last season.
Emmanuel Agyemang Badu is expected to put pen to paper on a new contract with Italian club Udinese.
Juventus captain Gigi Buffon is showing Inter respect ahead of Saturday’s San Siro Derby d’Italia showdown.

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