NEWS

Marco Giampaolo believes Inter “did not deserve” to defeat Empoli and his men were denied a penalty.
Roberto Mancini insists Inter “can use pressure in our favour” after their slender victory away to Empoli.
Mauro Icardi got the only goal and Empoli had penalty appeals rejected, as Inter conquer the Castellani to stay top of Serie A.
Napoli started 2016 just one point off leaders Inter and host a Torino side in trouble.
SportItalia claim Palermo will sack Davide Ballardini and recall Coach Beppe Iachini.
Sassuolo have joined the hunt for Cesena talent Stefano Sensi, battling Palermo, Juventus, Roma and Milan.
Stefano Pioli was “angry and disappointed” after Lazio’s 0-0 draw with Carpi. “We threw away a great opportunity.”
Liverpool have reportedly asked after Inter centre-back Andrea Ranocchia after he rejected Norwich City.
Lazio have officially signed Milan Bisevac from Lyon after he completed a medical.
Roberto Donadoni admits he was “very moved” by the reception from Milan fans and always knew Bologna could win.
Sinisa Mihajlovic “will not give up” after Milan’s shock home defeat to Bologna, but there are reports he’ll be sacked.
Paulo Sousa won’t hide from Fiorentina’s title ambitions after going top with a 3-1 victory at Palermo.
Max Allegri explained his tactical decisions and reassured Alvaro Morata after Juventus got their eighth consecutive victory.
Rudi Garcia insists he “could not have asked for more” after Roma threw away a lead twice in their 3-3 at Chievo.
Reports in England state Leicester City are not interested in Nigel de Jong, contrary to Italian speculation.
The pressure is on Serie A leaders Inter and they visit an Empoli side that has really impressed this season.
Roma capitulated in a 3-3 thriller at Chievo and Juventus notched up an eighth straight win, but Fiorentina temporarily go top and Bologna stun Milan.
Inter could reportedly include Andrea Ranocchia in a deal for Sampdoria striker Eder.
Sporting director Igli Tare admits Lazio will “evaluate every offer” with rumours of a Manchester United move for Felipe Anderson.
Malaga midfielder Fernando Tissone is a target for Lazio and Bologna, according to the player’s agent.
Udinese Coach Stefano Colantuono hints at a move for Alessandro Diamanti - “if Di Natale stopped we’d have to replace him…”
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero insists anyone who wants Roberto Soriano must pay his release clause.
Reports suggest Roma will use this weekend’s game with Milan to discuss Stephan El Shaarawy.
Napoli are reportedly lining up a deal for Bologna midfielder Amadou Diawara.
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta admits Borussia Dortmund’s Ilkay Gundogan is “unsellable”.
Adriano Galliani denies Milan are close to Marouane Fellaini and confirms Atletico Madrid stop Alessio Cerci joining Genoa.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni discussed the transfer market and assured Rudi Garcia “is not at risk” if he loses to Chievo.
Cyril Thereau and Stipe Perica got Udinese’s year off to a strong start, beating Atalanta 2-1.
Milan face their past and possibly the future too, as Roberto Donadoni and Mattia Destro visit with Bologna.
Roma are decimated by bans and injuries in their visit to Flying Donkeys Chievo, so teenager Umar Sadiq starts.
Juventus search for an eighth consecutive Serie A victory and host bottom of the table Verona.
Fiorentina start 2016 just one point off leaders Inter and they face a tricky trip to Alberto Gilardino’s Palermo.
Follow all the action from every Serie A game today, including Chievo-Roma, Juventus-Verona, Palermo-Fiorentina, Milan-Bologna, Empoli-Inter and Napoli-Torino.
Bryan Cristante will reportedly arrive in Palermo tomorrow to complete a loan move from Benfica.
Juventus representatives have been in England to watch Manchester United’s Ander Herrera, say reports.