NEWS

Juventus were forced to work very hard for a 12th consecutive victory, as Arturo Vidal’s brace and a Paul Pogba curler beat Sampdoria 4-2.
Attilio Perotti admits he was “disappointed” with Livorno’s performance in a 3-0 defeat to Roma.
Rudi Garcia confirmed Roma are on the verge of signing Michel Bastos from under Napoli’s noses. “He is a versatile player.”
Arsene Wenger insisted Arsenal are “not especially in for Mirko Vucinic” after links to the Juventus striker.
Juventus aim for a 12th consecutive Serie A victory, but welcome Sinisa Mihajlovic’s fired-up Sampdoria.
Mattia Destro, Kevin Strootman and Adem Ljajic were on target as Roma crushed Livorno 3-0 on Coach Attilio Perotti’s debut.
Luca Toni is out of Verona’s trip to Milan and Coach Andrea Mandorlini starts life after Jorginho.
Just as Michel Bastos appeared to be heading to Napoli, it’s reported he has chosen Roma instead.
Jorginho is now a Napoli player and his agent explains why he made this move from Hellas Verona.
Walter Mazzarri is looking forward to facing Gian Piero Gasperini’s Genoa and assures Inter were “never dominated” this season.
Clarence Seedorf called the first squad of his Milan career against Verona, missing Kevin Constant and Riccardo Saponara.
Jorginho is officially a Napoli player after completing his transfer from Hellas Verona.
Roma make some changes in today’s game as they host Livorno under new Coach Attilio Perotti.
Vincenzo Montella is ready to throw Alessandro Matri into the starting XI against Catania and revealed Fiorentina’s “transfer activity is not over.”
Edy Reja warns Lazio to “set aside the fear and no longer have dips in concentration” as they take on Udinese.
Hernan Crespo confirms new Milan Coach Clarence Seedorf “asked me to work with him” as a trainer for strikers.
Alessandro Matri could make his Fiorentina debut against Catania on Sunday, though Anderson isn’t in the squad.
Livorno director Stefano Capozucca confirmed the club “turned down Sassuolo’s offer for Paulinho.”
Anderson is officially a Fiorentina player after completing his move from Manchester United. “I am very happy and want to help.”
Sunday’s Genoa-Inter match could be postponed or rescheduled to another day due to flooding in the area.
Rafa Benitez insists it’s “still too early to make predictions” on the Scudetto and told Napoli to improve against Bologna.
Clarence Seedorf held his debut Press conference as Milan Coach and pledged to “rediscover enthusiasm, joy and fun in playing football.”
As expected, Verona midfielder Jorginho is at the Napoli camp in order to undergo a medical and complete his transfer.
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims Roma have agreed to sign Gaston Ramirez from Southampton, though he’d be loaned to Bologna first.
According to Tuttosport, Juventus are targeting Manchester United’s Patrice Evra and Nani plus Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke.
Milan have proposed Riccardo Saponara or Jherson Vergara to Parma in part-exchange for Italy international Marco Parolo.
Roberto Mancini is cheering on Sampdoria and Sinisa Mihajlovic against Juventus today. “They’ve become my life’s biggest rivals.”
Mario Balotelli is convinced Milan can revive their season with new Coach Clarence Seedorf. “Personally I’m happy.”
While Napoli bring in Jorginho from Verona and Michel Bastos from Al Ain, they could send Goran Pandev towards Tottenham.
It’s reported Juventus duo Paolo De Ceglie and Marco Motta will begin training with Genoa today ahead of their transfers.
John Heitinga’s agent confirms Roma “are serious candidates” for the Dutch Everton defender.
Napoli have still not agreed terms with Tottenham for Etienne Capoue, so Yann M’Vila and Michael Essien are alternatives.
Marco Verratti admits “it would be splendid” to play alongside Andrea Pirlo, while his agent reveals just how close he came to Juventus.
The second half of the season begins today with Roma hosting new Livorno Coach Attilio Perotti and Juventus facing Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Sampdoria.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.

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