NEWS

Adriano Galliani claims Milan “have to play like this against Barcelona” after using an atypical 4-3-3 formation.
Rafa Benitez explained his choices and the tactical preparation behind Napoli’s win over Olympique Marseille.
Massimiliano Allegri singled out Kaka for praise due to his work ethic as Milan held Barcelona to a 1-1 draw.
Riccardo Montolivo praised Milan’s team spirit and Kaka’s performance, but rued missed chances against Barcelona.
Robinho and Lionel Messi found the net as Milan earned a 1-1 draw with Barcelona, wasting some great chances to win.
Jose Maria Callejon and a Duvan Zapata scorcher gave Napoli a 2-1 win away to Olympique Marseille.
Mario Balotelli’s agent said “only he could put up with” the constant media pressure, but Milan and Serie A won’t be his final destination.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti explains the ‘no centre-forward’ system chosen against Barcelona.
Milan start with strikerless Kaka, Robinho and Valter Birsa against Leo Messi and Neymar’s Barcelona tonight.
Napoli need to get their Champions League campaign back on track away to Olympique Marseille and start Gonzalo Higuain.
Bad news for Atalanta, as Giacomo Bonaventura and Stefano Lucchini will be out for at least three weeks.
Torino will be without Matteo Brighi for three weeks after he suffered a right thigh strain.
Giorgio Chiellini is confident Real Madrid at the Bernabeu will “get the best out of Juventus” and be a turning point.
Fiorentina will be without Massimo Ambrosini for two weeks due to a muscular problem.
The UEFA Youth League doesn’t bode well, as Napoli and Milan lost with Olympique Marseille and Barcelona.
Antonio Conte assures Juventus have “no fear” when taking on Real Madrid at the Bernabeu tomorrow night.
Juventus will send scouts to Brussels tomorrow for Anderlecht’s match with Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.
Torino winger Alessio Cerci has thanked fans for their support after he missed a crucial penalty in their 3-3 draw with Inter on Sunday.
Sir Alex Ferguson has called Napoli boss Rafael Benitez ‘a silly man’ in his new autobiography.
Tests have confirmed that Gervinho will be out for at least two weeks with a hamstring pull.
Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has claimed that he is happy at Anfield and wants to stay at the club.
Fiorentina captain Manuel Pasqual has signed a new contract with the Viola, tying himself to the club until 2015.
Raphael Varane has made Real Madrid’s squad for Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Juventus after concerns over his knee.
Borja Valero has admitted that he has given up hope of playing in the World Cup for Spain.
Reports in the British Press suggest that Southampton forward Pablo Osvaldo could be targeted by Juventus in January.
Carlo Ancelotti has highlighted the threat Arturo Vidal will pose when Real Madrid face Juventus on Wednesday.
Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti has this week trained with a provisional midfield trio of Sami Khedira, Luka Modric and Asier Illarramendi.
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo is showing Juventus respect despite their capitulation at Fiorentina on Sunday.
Verona’s Brazilian-born Jorginho has underlined his desire to represent the Italian international side.
Salvatore Sirigu is unlikely to return to Italy next summer given that he’s set to sign a new deal at Paris Saint-Germain.
Alessandro Matri will ripple the net with consistency at Milan once his goal drought ends, says Cristian Brocchi.
Gigi De Canio is confident he can collect results with Catania after he replaced Rolando Maran this week.
Roma boss Rudi Garcia and forward Gervinho have exchanged compliments following the club’s fine start to the season.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri is expected to give Kaka a starting shirt in tonight’s Champions League game against Barcelona.
An agent close to Real Madrid has confirmed Juventus wanted Gonzalo Higuain – but he was just too expensive.

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