NEWS

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon sees Barcelona as Champions League favourites but “a lot can change in 11 months”.
Gigi Buffon says Juventus “have so much respect for Sevilla” but are targeting the “big objective” of winning their Champions League group.
Reports in Britain claim Italy CT Antonio Conte is Chelsea’s preferred candidate if Jose Mourinho leaves.
Borja Valero admits Fiorentina “are not the best team” in Serie A but “we play the most beautiful football in Italy”.
Former Italy CT Cesare Prandelli feels Milan are too cautious, and says Roma are missing Francesco Totti.
Lazio’s Keita Balde Diao has been handed a four-match Europa League ban after his red card in the win over Rosenborg.
Boca Juniors President Daniel Angelici confirms “Italian clubs are interested” in Jonathan Calleri.
Roma President James Pallotta and sporting director Walter Sabatini have given their backing to Coach Rudi Garcia.
Riccardo Montolivo is set to extend his Milan contract until 2019, according to reports.
Marcello Lippi insists he’s had no contact with Lazio, and has “a lot of respect” for Stefano Pioli.
Felipe Melo thanks fans for their support after a head injury - “since childhood it’s been said that I have a hard head…”
Liverpool are reportedly considering a €25m offer for Fiorentina striker Giuseppe Rossi in January.
Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic has been struck down by illness, and will miss tomorrow’s Sevilla match.
Sevilla Coach Unai Emery believes Juventus are “of the same calibre as Barcelona and Real Madrid”.
Sevilla Coach Unai Emery warns Juventus that his side will be going all-out for Europa League qualification.
Fernando Llorente backs his former Juventus teammate Alvaro Morata to recapture his form and place in the side.
Sevilla striker Fernando Llorente describes his two years at Juventus as “wonderful” ahead of a reunion tomorrow.
With Napoli losing and both Fiorentina and Inter winning, the Nerazzurri take over at the top once again as Dave Taylor picks his best XI from Week 15
Inter reportedly sent scouts to watch Verona’s Jacopo Sala against Empoli on Sunday as they consider a January bid.
Reports say Francesco Totti is ready to extend his Roma contract by one year, ensuring he will play into his forties.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito says that Coach Stefano Pioli ‘was never up for discussion and I’ve never had doubts.’
Mattia Destro is ‘more convinced and calm’ and has become Bologna’s ‘driving force’, says Roberto Donadoni.
Bologna Coach Roberto Donadoni praises his team’s ‘conviction’ and ‘self-belief’ after their win against Napoli.
Juventus will reportedly have a €60m transfer kitty to spend in January, with Borussia Dortmund’s Ilkay Gundogan and Monaco’s Joao Moutinho targets.
Barcelona ‘don’t need Federico Bernardeschi’ says director Ariedo Braida, who explains his trip to watch Fiorentina.
Barcelona director Ariedo Braida ‘can’t understand’ Martin Montoya’s lack of playing time at Inter and says: ‘Many clubs in Spain would want him’.
Inter are Scudetto favourites ‘thanks to Roberto Mancini’ and Milan ‘don’t have much quality’ says Fabio Capello.
Fabio Capello responds to the suggestion that he could succeed under-fire Roma Coach Rudi Garcia: “Never say never…”
Fiorentina will reportedly try to fight off Juventus and Milan competition for Cesena starlet Stefano Sensi by offering Ante Rebic on loan in return.
Six out of eight of Milan’s players with expiring contracts will leave in the summer, according to reports.
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli must reportedly beat Sampdoria to save his job after a meeting with President Claudio Lotito.
Two years after their first attempt to sign him, Juventus reportedly want Inter midfielder Fredy Guarin in January.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fabrizio Castori thought Carpi “went toe to toe with Milan” and has regrets over a penalty incident.
Sinisa Mihajlovic felt Milan “deserved to win” their 0-0 draw at Carpi, “but ultimately we’ve thrown two points away.”

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