NEWS

Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa says Tottenham Hotspur have “great quality” after drawing them in the Europa League.
Inter vice-President Javier Zanetti says Jonathan Calleri is “a great player” but “we haven’t entered negotiations”.
Stevan Jovetic insists Inter don’t fear Juventus in the Scudetto race - “when we played them we could have won”.
Milan are considering a move for Juventus defender Martin Caceres, according to reports.
Boca Juniors President Daniel Angelici admits Inter target Jonathan Calleri’s “sale is almost complete”.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis sees Villarreal as “a strong team” but “we can beat them”.
Galatasaray sporting director Cenk Ergun rejects talk of a Lazio crisis - “playing Italian teams is always difficult”.
Javier Zanetti admits it’s “difficult” for Inter not to be in the Champions League, and targets a return.
Thomas Muller declares he and Bayern Munich are “looking forward” to facing Juventus in the Champions League.
Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng believes “we are the favourites” against Juventus in the Champions League.
Bayern Munich ambassador Franz Beckenbauer calls Juventus “one of the best sides in Europe” ahead of their Champions League meeting.
Fiorentina director general Andrea Rogg admits “Tottenham are a strong team” but targets the Europa League final.
Cesare Prandelli says Mario Balotelli “has qualities that few others have” but “football is not the priority in his life”.
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta shrugs “Bayern are always Bayern” after the Champions League draw.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia insists facing Real Madrid is “a nice draw” and wants to see a packed Stadio Olimpico.
Real Madrid’s head of public relations, Emilio Butragueno, admits facing Roma “is not easy for us”.
Napoli face Villarreal, Lazio will take on Galatasaray and Fiorentina have drawn Tottenham in the Europa League last 32.
Bayern Munich director Andreas Jung says they ‘wanted to avoid Juventus’ in today’s Champions League last 16 draw.
Roma CEO Italo Zanzi says they ‘will be ready for Cristiano Ronaldo’ when they face Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16.
Juventus vice-President Pavel Nedved says he’s ‘had better days’ after drawing Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16.
Juventus have been drawn with Bayern Munich and Roma face Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis says he ‘didn’t expect such a defeatist Roma’ after Sunday’s 0-0 draw.
Reports say Inter have chosen Bologna as Andrea Ranocchia’s next destination over Napoli, Roma and Lazio.
An injury to Benfica’s Luisao could reportedly scupper Fiorentina’s bid to sign defender Lisandro Lopez.
Boca Juniors’ Jonathan Calleri could reportedly sign for Inter this week before being loaned out to Bologna.
Reports say Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic risks the sack if the club don’t win their next two matches.
Reports say Fiorentina will let Giuseppe Rossi leave on loan in January, with Sampdoria and Bologna interested.
Lega Serie A will announce the new date for the postponed Sassuolo-Torino tie on Friday, with January 13 or 20 reportedly the likeliest.
This weekend’s win over Frosinone was reportedly enough to ensure Palermo Coach Davide Ballardini keeps his job over the winter break.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Juan Cuadrado admits his Juventus goal against Fiorentina was unintentional. “Maybe the hair helped!”
Paulo Sousa is “proud and had fun watching Fiorentina play tonight” despite a 3-1 defeat to Juventus.
Fiorentina director Daniele Pradè insists “we dominated the game against Juventus and are only disappointed with the result.”
Max Allegri revealed how Juventus neutralised Fiorentina, but will “take it one step at a time” for the Scudetto.
Paulo Dybala explained his splendid late goal to beat Fiorentina 3-1. “I saw the defender coming at me too quickly.”

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