NEWS

Sampdoria midfielder Nenad Krsticic has insisted the squad are as happy as ever, despite going down to their first loss of the season last weekend.
Roma forward Pablo Osvaldo has denied rumours he had a fight with fellow striker Erik Lamela after the club's 4-1 loss to Juventus.
Former Fiorentina Coach Emiliano Mondonico has criticised the Viola ahead of their game against Bologna on Sunday.
Porto starlet James Rodriguez was on the brink of a move to Juventus two years ago, his agent confirmed today.
Roma midfielder Michael Bradley could return to action this weekend, as the Giallorossi face Atalanta at the Stadio Olimpico.
Palermo attacking midfielder Josip Ilicic has given an insight into Lazio's Europa League opponents Maribor tonight.
The Milan website has been quick to highlight the impressive scoring streak of young gun Stephan El Shaarawy.
Inter director Luis Figo has dismissed speculation that he could be on the verge of a ‘transfer’ to Real Madrid.
Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni will reportedly use midfielder Esteban Cambiasso in defence during tonight’s Europa League tie.
Alessio Tacchinardi insists the lack of home support may have affected Juventus in Tuesday’s Champions League tie against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Former Padova boss Alessandro Dal Canto says he instantly knew that Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy was going to be a star.
Sampdoria have opened the doors for Antonio Cassano to return to the club – but not as a player!
Fabio Borini insists that his lack of goals has not affected his confidence as Udinese visit Anfield tonight in the Europa League.
Luca Marrone, Paul Pogba and Mauricio Isla could all be named in the Juventus starting XI that faces Siena this weekend.
Siena boss Serse Cosmi has admitted that it may take ‘something extraordinary’ to beat Juventus this weekend.
Alberto Gilardino is looking forward to returning to Florence this weekend, while he’s hoping for a call from Italy boss Cesare Prandelli.
Juventus’ second lowest attendance at their new home on Tuesday actually generated their fifth highest income in terms of gate receipts.
Inter are ready to offer Atalanta the services of Matias Silvestre in exchange for German Denis once the January transfer window opens.
Christian Abbiati has cooled the enthusiasm about his heroics for Milan on Wednesday. “If I’m still here at this club then there must be a reason…”
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Italian boss Roberto Mancini has admitted that he was disappointed after his Manchester City side were held 1-1 by Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.
Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti’s reaction after the 1-0 Champions League loss at Porto.
Malaga are dominating Milan’s group after a confident victory in Anderlecht, but Mario Balotelli rescued Manchester City.
Antonio Di Natale refused to answer questions on being frozen out of the Udinese squad, but he’s back tomorrow against Liverpool.
Stephan El Shaarawy is the youngest Milan player ever to score in the Champions League and already looks ahead to Inter.
New Cagliari Coaching pair Diego Lopez and Ivo Pulga are presented to the media and declare they want to stay “for at least six years.”
Francesco Guidolin says it would be “extraordinary” if Udinese upset Liverpool at Anfield in the Europa League.
Zenit Coach Luciano Spalletti insists their Champions League hopes are “not compromised” despite the home defeat to Milan.
Massimiliano Allegri celebrated Milan’s first European away win in two years and singled out Christian Abbiati for praise.
Walter Mazzarri has already named Edu Vargas and Lorenzo Insigne in the starting XI as Napoli visit PSV Eindhoven.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers goes into the Europa League game with Udinese on a winning streak, but fears “talent” Antonio Di Natale.
Milan fumbled a 2-0 lead, but thanked an own goal, Stephan El Shaarawy’s splendid solo effort and Christian Abbiati’s heroics for a 3-2 win over Zenit in Russia.
Roma have officially extended Alessandro Florenzi’s contract until June 2016.
Vladimir Petkovic has told Lazio there will be no squad rotation for the Europa League crunch match with Maribor.
Andrea Stramaccioni has urged a revamped Inter to show “respect for Neftci” in the Europa League and explained the change of tactics.

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