NEWS

Livorno haven’t won away to Lazio since 1943, but Coach Davide Nicola is sure “we can fight it out with anyone.”
Stefano Pioli tells Fiorentina that his Bologna side are “not beaten before we begin” in today’s encounter.
Lazio starlet Keita Balde is reportedly dropped for today’s game with Livorno due to a disciplinary matter.
Francesco Guidolin has Antonio Di Natale back for Udinese and can see similarities with opponents Torino.
Massimiliano Allegri admits he was close to joining Roma, but has “no regrets” about sticking with Milan.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has revived Sampdoria and takes on Chievo today, but warns “the squad has to be reduced.”
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi is braced for the worst after indications a cancer relapse caused his positive doping test.
Parma celebrate their Centenary today, so President Tommaso Ghirardi looked back on his “biggest regret” – Giuseppe Rossi.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado has become a star at Fiorentina and revealed the secret to his success. “I have fun with football.”
Daniele De Rossi compared Rudi Garcia to Fabio Capello and warned Roma “want to catch Juventus” ahead of their trip to Milan.
There are some huge battles, including Napoli-Inter and Milan-Roma, while Sassuolo test Juventus and Fiorentina play the Derby dell’Appennino.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
A second worker has died at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus, which will host Italy-England in the World Cup.
Gigi De Canio feels Catania “proved we’re still alive and kicking, but only missed a goal” in their 0-0 with Verona.
Verona boss Andrea Mandorlini gave Juan Iturbe a stern talking to after their 0-0 draw with Catania.
Catania dominated possession, but wasted numerous chances and were kept out by Verona goalkeeper Rafael in a 0-0 draw.
Verona try to improve their dismal away record against bottom of the table Catania in tonight’s Serie A game.
Some media sources are claiming Inter President Erick Thohir has contacted Ajax manager Frank De Boer.
Roberto Donadoni hopes to mark Parma’s Centenary celebrations with victory over Cagliari, but has to revamp his midfield.
Serie B side Spezia have sacked Coach Giovanni Stroppa and look set to bring in ex-Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia.
Marcello Lippi’s Guangzhou Evergrande beat Al Ahly 2-0 and will face Bayern Munich in the Club World Cup semi-final.
Vincenzo Montella sees a “psychological trap” for Fiorentina in the Derby dell’Appennino with Bologna.
Gervinho has settled well at Roma and ahead of Monday’s clash with Milan confirms “it’s all thanks to Rudi Garcia.”
PSG defender Thiago Silva reveals he envies Kaka for returning to Milan. “I always said I didn’t want to leave.”
A worker has died after a fall at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus, which will host Italy-England at the World Cup.
Palermo leapt to the top of the Serie B table after Empoli were pegged back at home by Cesena, while Crotone go third.
Sassuolo play Juventus on Sunday, but Eusebio Di Francesco’s thoughts are with Francesco Acerbi after his positive doping test.
Sulley Muntari fights racism, but won’t give Milan teammate Mario Balotelli advice. “It goes in one ear and out the other.”
Mauro Icardi is back in the Inter squad for Sunday’s trip to Napoli, but Walter Samuel and Diego Milito are still out.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi claims he “lost €140m” by investing in football and must sell some star players.
Sebastian Giovinco is included, but Andrea Pirlo, Claudio Marchisio and Mirko Vucinic miss Juventus-Sassuolo.
Vladimir Petkovic believes Lazio “realised what they are risking and going through” ahead of their game with Livorno.
Japan Coach Alberto Zaccheroni believes new buy Keisuke Honda “has the right characteristics to shine at Milan.”
Andrea Poli freely admits “none” of the current Milan squad would’ve started during the glory days.
After Murat Yakin said “no comment” to rumours of a link with Lazio, it’s reported the Basel Coach could join in January.

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