NEWS

Keisuke Honda has frightened Milan by noting they are “an option, but not the only option” for when he quits CSKA Moscow in January.
Genoa defender Luca Antonelli will be out for a month after injuring his ankle on international duty with Italy.
Roma President James Pallotta has hit back at reports that sporting director Walter Sabatini could lose his job.
Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta has admitted he is ‘optimistic’ that Andrea Pirlo will sign a new deal.
Stephan El Shaarawy has given an interview to the Spanish Press discussing his idols and Egyptian roots.
Erick Thohir could become the new majority shareholder at Inter before this weekend’s game against Juventus, reports claim.
Rafael Benitez has spoken to a Swiss newspaper, stressing the importance of Gokhan Inler, Valon Behrami and Blerim Dzemaili.
Schalke financial officer Peter Peters has apologised after he suggested Kevin-Prince Boateng left Milan because of racist incidents.
Juventus could make a move for Real Madrid full-back Fabio Coentrao, according to reports in the Portuguese Press.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has assured fans that his future will not become ‘a soap opera’ as speculation mounts who will replace him.
Former Atalanta midfielder Fabio Gallo believes that La Dea have what it takes to beat Napoli at the weekend.
Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero has tipped Napoli and Milan to do well in the Champions League this season.
Genoa sporting director Daniele Delli Carri is convinced new signing Ricardo Centurion could become one of Serie A’s best.
Parma have no regrets about selling Graziano Pellé – even though the player can’t stop scoring for Feyenoord.
Juventus expect Martin Caceres to be out of action for up to 40 days after knee surgery, the club have confirmed.
Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis has been quickly won over by new boss Rudi Garcia.
Massimo Oddo thinks former club Milan were right to invest in Alessandro Matri rather than signing another defender.
Fiorentina are reportedly ready to offer Italian international Alberto Aquilani a new contract at the Stadio Franchi.
New Milan signing Riccardo Saponara is on the mend even if he admits he’s still being troubled by a groin problem.
The Gazzetta dello Sport believes Italy will line-up with a 3-4-2-1 system in tonight’s World Cup qualifier against the Czech Republic.
Gianluigi Buffon is set to match the appearance record of Fabio Cannavaro when Italy face the Czech Republic this evening.
Verona striker Luca Toni is a doubt ahead of this weekend’s Serie A game against Sassuolo.
Juventus defender Martin Caceres will today have surgery after picking up an injury on international duty.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Riccardo Montolivo has admitted that qualifying for the World Cup with two games to spare is a great incentive ahead of tomorrow.
Roma defender Nicolas Burdisso could be set for a return to Boca Juniors in January, it has been suggested this evening.
Abdoulay Konko is set to return for Lazio within the next few weeks, reports in the Italian Press suggest.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is expecting a tough match tomorrow against Czech Republic, but is delighted to be playing it in Turin.
Sampdoria youngster Vasco Regini has claimed he is at ‘100 per cent’ ahead of the derby this weekend.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has rubbished reports from last week that Gennaro Gattuso could be sacked.
Manchester United winger Nani has conceded he did receive offers from other teams, but is happy to have renewed with the club.
Inter captain Javier Zanetti has admitted he is nervous ahead of their clash with Juventus at the weekend.
Claudio Marchisio has insisted he has great confidence in his Juventus teammates to put in a good performance against Inter.
Italy Under-21 boss Gigi Di Biagio has underlined that his side still need to improve – despite the 2-0 win in Cyprus.
Milan have confirmed Mattia De Sciglio will go under the knife after picking up a knee problem.

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