NEWS

Walter Novellino has turned down the Cluj job just hours after a deal seemed imminent. “I don’t want to leave Italy.”
Palermo sporting director Pietro Lo Monaco has quashed rumours that David Trezeguet could join the club in January.
Gianluigi Buffon has admitted that Juventus' home game against Chelsea will be decisive if they are to qualify from Champions League Group E.
Milan great Alessandro Costacurta has confirmed he would be interested in taking over as Coach of the Rossoneri.
Juventus are reportedly interested in signing Schalke's Julian Draxler in January, according to reports in the Italian Press.
Fiorentina striker Mounir El Hamdaoui has criticised Italian football, after just three months in Serie A.
Milan legend Demetrio Albertini has claimed that the Rossoneri should keep faith with Coach Massimiliano Allegri.
Reports in Romania are suggesting that Walter Novellino is in pole position to be named as the new boss of Cluj.
Miroslav Klose has arrived in Greece ahead of Lazio’s Europa League game against Panathinaikos.
Urby Emanuelson is confident that Milan can defeat Malaga when the two teams meet at San Siro in the Champions League.
Roma have not made any move to sign Josip Ilicic, the Palermo player’s representative has underlined.
The agent of Mattia Destro has quickly dismissed speculation that his client could join Juventus in exchange for Fabio Quagliarella.
Emanuele Giaccherini is remaining upbeat about his side’s chances of qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League.
Fiorentina chief Sandro Mencucci has suggested that his club won’t make use of the January transfer window.
Marco Verratti is convinced that former Pescara teammates Lorenzo Insigne and Ciro Immobile will be stars of the future.
Nicklas Bendtner has asked Juventus boss Antonio Conte to give him an opportunity in the starting XI.
Palermo have rejected transfer links with former Juventus and present River Plate striker David Trezeguet.
There is some good news at Sampdoria after Italian international Andrea Poli returned to full training.
Facundo Roncaglia has played down suggestions that he is destined to join an Italian giant. “I’m happy at Fiorentina.”
Riccardo Montolivo is looking on the bright side of Milan’s latest loss after their 1-0 reverse at Malaga.
After two nights of Champions League action, it is time for the Europa League to come under the spotlight on Thursday.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri is already thinking about this weekend in Serie A after the 1-0 loss at Malaga.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
There are reports Frank Rijkaard has already agreed a contract with Milan to replace Massimiliano Allegri.
Joaquin claimed Malaga were “much the better side” after he missed a penalty and scored the winner against Milan.
Daniele Bonera revealed the reasoning behind Milan’s switch to a three-man defence. “We work with the Coach trying to find defensive solidity.”
Malaga manager Manuel Pellegrini was proud to see Milan revolutionise their system. “It means we have become a big club.”
Massimiliano Allegri tried to reassure his squad after Milan’s defeat to Malaga. “Will I stay on the bench? You’d have to ask the club.”
Massimo Ambrosini supported the 3-4-3 experiment and felt Milan “have to look at the positives” from their defeat to Malaga.
Milan’s new 3-4-3 system showed an improvement in performance, but they were still beaten 1-0 by Malaga after Joaquin made up for a missed penalty.
Adriano Galliani insists it is “not a new era” as Milan debut their 3-4-3 system against Malaga this evening.
Francesco Guidolin has told Udinese they “must not underestimate Young Boys” ahead of Thursday’s Europa League match.
Lazio defender Modibo Diakitè is “shaken” after two of his cars were set on fire amid fears Lazio ultras were behind it.
Milan revolutionise their side for tonight’s Champions League trip to Malaga, as Giampaolo Pazzini starts with Kevin-Prince Boateng in the stands.
He may be the Coach of France, but Didier Deschamps admits he “would not leave Juventus” if he could go back to 2007.

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