NEWS

Some good news for Napoli ahead of their clash with Parma this weekend, as Marek Hamsik’s foot injury looks to be nothing serious.
Andrea Ranocchia was full of praise for Craven Cottage after Italy’s draw with Nigeria there on Monday.
Parma midfielder Marco Parolo has refused to let rumours that Inter are interested affect his performances.
OFK Beograd wide man Petar Golubovic has revealed that he is on the verge of signing for Roma.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi is being targeted by Barcelona and Napoli, suggest reports in the Spanish Press.
Chievo face Hellas Verona on Saturday, and Luca Toni has claimed that it will be a ‘special game’.
Luca Antonini will be back at San Siro on Saturday as Genoa take on Milan, and the defender has claimed that it will be nice to go back.
Reports in the Italian Press have claimed this evening that Arturo Vidal has agreed a contract extension at Juventus.
Livorno sporting director Atillo Perotti has insisted that Paulinho and Innocent Emeghara will eventually come good.
Genoa have released a statement this afternoon denying reports that President and Vice-President have fallen out.
Julio Cesar could be targeted by Manchester City, reports in the British Press have suggested this afternoon.
Fiorentina defender Manuel Pasqual has insisted that the Tuscan side are aiming to lift the Europa League trophy this term.
Roma and Lazio are tracking Heerenveen striker Alfred Finnbogason, according to reports in the Italian Press.
Former Sampdoria defender Nenad Sakic will become the club’s new assistant manager, and has claimed that they can achieve their goals.
Rudi Garcia has told French reporters that he is ‘proud to be Roman’ and wants to win a title for Francesco Totti.
New Cagliari goalkeeper Antonio Adan has claimed that he wants to ‘grow’ with the club after signing on Tuesday.
Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu has claimed that his side tried to sign Gianluigi Buffon before he renewed with the Bianconeri.
Gaston Ramirez’s agent has revealed that the Southampton attacker could return to Italy in January.
Paul Pogba has conceded that without Antonio Conte, he would not be going to the World Cup next summer.
Valter Birsa has affirmed that he is not getting carried away by recent praise at Milan, although he is happy for the extended run in the team.
Paolo Maldini is reportedly hesitating between returning to Milan in a directorial capacity or taking on a similar role with Paris Saint-Germain.
Rafa Benitez has confirmed Napoli’s intention to sign in January, downplayed Marek Hamsik’s injury and up-played the team’s next run of matches.
Separate reports today suggest that Francesco Lodi may have a choice between Fiorentina and Milan this January.
Juventus are seen to be interested in a move for Ignazio Abate next summer, but will have to negotiate with Milan around the €12m mark.
Fiorentina are keen to include Mario Gomez in their matchday squad for the weekend and have him back on the field within the next 10 days.
New Inter President Erick Thohir has reportedly temporarily halted contract negotiations with all players, but is keen to renew Coach Walter Mazzarri.
The Gazzetta dello Sport believe that Napoli have agreed a deal to sign Genoa's Luca Antonelli in January for €8m.
The Gazzetta dello Sport have put together the 23-man squad list Cesare Prandelli would name for the World Cup, if he had to today.
Sampdoria have announced that they have appointed Sinisa Mihajlovic as their new Coach and that he will begin work on Thursday.
Carlo Ancelotti has mused on how the Christmas tree formation came about in Milan and affirmed ‘no President has ever said ‘pick this player’.’
David Balleri has backed his former Sampdoria teammate Sinisa Mihajlovic to provide the ‘jolt’ necessary as Coach at Marassi.
Barbara Berlusconi is reportedly already lining up Milan’s replacement strategy for Adriano Galliani, pinning hopes on Demetrio Albertini and Paolo Maldini.
Sinisa Mihajlovic and his proposed backroom staff are expected to arrive in Italy today to finalise terms to take over at Sampdoria.
Antonio Conte’s defensive headache with Juventus has not eased, as he is unable to count on Stephan Lichtsteiner for the weekend.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.

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