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Walter Zenga says he ‘threw body and soul into Sampdoria’ following his sacking and reiterates that Antonio Cassano ‘isn’t in shape.’
Walter Zenga says his sacking from Sampdoria comes as a result of the ‘bizarre contradiction’ surrounding fan relations.
Milan’s Mario Balotelli will reportedly have an operation next week and could return after the winter break.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sampdoria told Fiorentina they’re prepared to give up on Vincenzo Montella and seek another Coach if the €3m demands aren’t reduced.
Inter are linked with a January bid for Atalanta striker German Denis.
Former Inter Coach Walter Mazzarri “is living in Manchester with an English family and studying Premier League teams.”
Italy tested out a 4-4-2 system in training today with Graziano Pellè partnering Eder.
“Inter made a formal offer” to Bursaspor for Serdar Aziz, claims the centre-back’s agent.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero and Fiorentina chief Mario Cognini are in negotiations for Vincenzo Montella tonight.
Striker Mattia Destro sprained his left ankle during training with Bologna today.
There will be a series of initiatives before and during Belgium v Italy in Brussels to mark the 30th anniversary of Heysel.
Palermo pledged to “punish” Enzo Maresca after he joined a player revolt on social media against Beppe Iachini’s sacking.
Bologna full-back Adam Masina has been called up by the Italy Under-21 squad for Friday’s qualifier in Serbia.
New Palermo Coach Davide Ballardini explains why he returned to replace Beppe Iachini and work with Maurizio Zamparini again.
Radja Nainggolan looks forward to facing Italy with Belgium on Friday, but admits he could “stay at Roma forever.”
It’s reported Fiorentina would accept €3m to free up Vincenzo Montella for the Sampdoria job.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini sacked Beppe Iachini “because he didn’t believe in the players and performances were shameful.”
Milan’s 16-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma celebrates his Under-21 call. “My dream is to follow Gigi Buffon’s footsteps.”
Jorginho was snubbed by Italy Coach Antonio Conte and the Napoli midfielder’s agent warns “Brazil really like him too.”
Inter announced a prestigious friendly with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Paris Saint-Germain in Doha on December 30.
Walter Zenga “does not feel betrayed” by the Sampdoria sack, but notes “I leave the team two points off Juventus.”
Roma President James Pallotta says the Rome Derby win was their ‘best game of the season’ and wants a solution with the Ultras.
Fiorentina co-owner Andrea Della Valle says Sampdoria target Vincenzo Montella’s buyout clause ‘must be respected.’
Luiz Adriano says he had ‘butterflies in the stomach to wear Milan’s shirt’ and that their goal is ‘to fight for the title.’
Stefano Okaka praises Italy CT Antonio Conte for his return to the national team: “He looks beyond prejudices and gossip.”
Genoa’s Sebastian De Maio and Kalidou Koulibaly of Napoli have been suspended for one match after the weekend matches.
Italy ‘need men and not just players’ according to Milan’s Riccardo Montolivo, who backs CT Antonio Conte’s selection.
Milan's Riccardo Montolivo says he ‘hopes Andrea Pirlo is part of the Italy team’ after the New York City FC player was snubbed by ntonio Conte.
Napoli winger Dries Mertens has reportedly been injured on international duty with Belgium and could face four to five weeks out.
Sampdoria have officially sacked Walter Zenga after less than half a year on the bench.
The agent of Milan forward M’Baye Niang says he ‘only wants Milan’ and that he ‘can play with everyone, no exceptions.’
Lazio sporting director Igli Tare criticises Rome Derby referee Paolo Tagliavento, but says ‘we can return to the standards of last season’.
Milan’s on-loan Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is reportedly at risk of needing an operation for his groin injury.
Palermo star Franco Vazquez has called the sacking of Coach Giuseppe Iachini an ‘enormous injustice.’

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