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Juventus boss Antonio Conte has claimed that he will not underestimate Celtic as the two were drawn together in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has admitted that he is looking forward to their last 16 Champions League tie with Milan.
Inter will play Cluj, Lazio have been paired with Borussia Monchengladbach and Napoli will take on Plzen in the last 32 of the Europa League.
Roma’s Pablo Daniel Osvaldo has been banned for three Italian Cup games following his dismissal last week.
Celtic boss Neil Lennon hasn’t given up hope of reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite being drawn against Juventus.
Paris Saint-Germain director general Leonardo has insisted that Javier Pastore is not heading back to Serie A.
Milan may have made some big summer changes to their squad, but Champions League opponents Barcelona still respect the Diavolo.
Pavel Nedved admits the Champions League draw went well for Juventus, but he has underlined his reverence for last 16 opponents Celtic.
The Champions League draw has been kind to Juventus who will face Celtic, but evil for Milan as they’ll have to take on Barcelona.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte insists the club’s transfer market plans will not change because of Giorgio Chiellini’s injury.
Juventus have made no move for Rubin Kazan stopper Salvatore Bocchetti, his representative has admitted.
A win against Genoa on Saturday would be the perfect Christmas present for captain Javier Zanetti.
Juventus director Pavel Nedved insists that the club have no fear going into today’s Champions League draw.
Sebastian Giovinco is “only at the beginning of a beautiful adventure” with Juventus, his agent has stated.
Napoli were amongst the many clubs interested in Paulo Dybala before he eventually joined Palermo in the summer.
The agent of Alexandre Pato has opened the door for a move to Corinthians – although he insists no deal has been done with Milan.
Inter are reportedly in advanced talks with Porto about signing Portuguese international defender Rolando.
Lazio, Napoli and Inter will be in today’s Europa League draw for the last 32 and last 16 of the competition.
Juventus and Milan will find out who they will play in the last 16 of the Champions League when the draw is made later this morning.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Walter Mazzarri admits “this is a difficult moment and the fans have to stand by” Napoli after their Coppa Italia exit.
Stefano Pioli put Bologna’s shock Coppa Italia victory over holders Napoli down to “hard work and some good fortune.”
Holders Napoli crashed out of the Coppa Italia after Bologna fought back from an early goal to win 2-1 at the San Paolo, just three days after doing it in Serie A.
Coach Beppe Iachini admits he and Siena had “tasted victory” on his debut before Lazio snatched an equaliser and qualified on penalties.
If Giorgio Chiellini really is out for three months, then Juventus need a replacement and are looking at Federico Peluso and Siena’s Neto.
Milan and Juventus target Nene has announced he intends to leave PSG in January. “Soon I will be free from my contract.”
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin cursed their luck after a Coppa Italia home defeat to Fiorentina.
Vincenzo Montella concedes Fiorentina didn’t play their best football despite beating Udinese in the Coppa Italia.
Vladimir Petkovic concedes Lazio only scraped past Siena in the Coppa Italia, but “the important thing was to qualify.”
Udinese had numerous chances, but Fiorentina got the goal with Borja Valero to conquer the Friuli and set up a Coppa Italia Quarter-Final clash with Roma.
Cagliari’s Mayor gave the all-clear for the game with Juventus at the Is Arenas, but it came too late and the tie has been confirmed for the Tardini in Parma.
M’Baye Niang has signed a contract extension tying him to Milan until June 2017, marking his 18th birthday.
“An offer has arrived for Alexandre Pato,” confirmed Milan chief Adriano Galliani. “We’re doing everything possible to keep Robinho, but he wants to go home.”
Lazio needed a 95th minute equaliser and penalties to get the better of Siena on Beppe Iachini’s debut in the Coppa Italia Fifth Round tie.
Italian champions Juventus could be without Giorgio Chiellini for the next three months because of injury.

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