NEWS

Siena striker Ze Eduardo has confirmed he is “to all intents and purposes a Vasco da Gama player now.”
Francesco Guidolin has warned he has “a surprise for 2013, but this is not the time to reveal it.” Will he become Udinese director with Gianfranco Zola as Coach?
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini felt “pained” by their 3-0 home defeat to Fiorentina, as fans staged a protest.
Napoli assistant manager Nicolò Frustalupi fears “if Juventus continue like this then we’re all fighting for second place.”
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Zdenek Zeman explained why he started Daniele De Rossi against Milan and Roma’s weakness. “We tried to sit on our lead and we don’t know how to do that.”
Massimiliano Allegri insisted he “did not see big mistakes” in the 4-2 defeat to Roma. “I think Milan played a good game.”
Roma tore Milan to shreds with Erik Lamela’s brace, although they still managed to leak two goals in the final minutes for a thrilling 4-2 victory.
President Silvio Berlusconi insists Mario Balotelli “will not arrive” and Didier Drogba is too expensive for Milan.
Inter President Massimo Moratti admits their Scudetto hopes have been hit hard by recent results. “Nine points might be too many.”
Serie A concludes for 2012 with tonight’s spectacular clash between Zdenek Zeman’s Roma and Stephan El Shaarawy’s Milan, but will it be Robinho’s last?
Giampiero Ventura felt Torino needed to win at all costs, while Eugenio Corini confessed to a poor Chievo performance.
Beppe Iachini was hurt by Siena's late defeat and Napoli sent director of sport Riccardo Bigon to speak for them.
Delio Rossi thought Sampdoria out-played Lazio for half-an-hour, but Vladimir Petkovic broke the ice.
Gian Piero Gasperini did not agree with the penalties, while Vincenzo Montella sees scenarios open up for Fiorentina.
Stefano Pioli felt it wasn't Bologna's day, while Roberto Donadoni told off Nicola Sansone.
Stefano Colantuono rues a defensive error and Francesco Guidolin warns Luis Muriel
Andrea Stramaccioni couldn't believe Marko Livaja's miss, while Gigi Del Neri treasured Genoa's point.
Vincenzo Montella praised Stevan Jovetic and the team spirit at Fiorentina, as they thumped Palermo to go into third place.
Vladimir Petkovic still won’t talk about Lazio as title contenders even after soaring into second place with a victory away to Sampdoria.
How better to see in Christmas than with Milan stars singing Wham hit Last Christmas - incredibly badly?
Andrea Stramaccioni feels Inter did what they could to earn a point against Genoa, but “the foundations are in place for a great 2013.”
Fiorentina crushed Palermo 3-0 and Lazio ruined Sampdoria boss Delio Rossi’s debut to go into second place, while Parma also earned a big away win at Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna Derby.
Napoli struggled for a long while, but Christian Maggio eventually opened the door to a late 2-0 win on Siena boss Beppe Iachini’s Serie A debut.
Delio Rossi picks his first line-up for Sampdoria with Andrea Poli in a trequartista role as Lazio aim to continue their 10-game unbeaten run.
Esteban Cambiasso fought back to give Inter a slender point at home to Genoa, but Marko Livaja missed from a yard!
Napoli desperately try to get back on track in a stadium they haven’t conquered since 1946 as Siena make their Serie A debut under new Coach Beppe Iachini.
Fabrizio Miccoli and Luca Toni face their former clubs as Palermo-Fiorentina promises a real spectacle.
Italy’s Under-21 side will play a friendly against their German counterparts in Andria on February 6.
Roma striker Daniel Pablo Osvaldo candidly acknowledged his faults ahead of tonight’s big game with Milan. “I’m a bit of a lunatic.”
Radja Nainggolan blasted Juventus and engaged in a row with fans on Twitter after Cagliari’s 3-1 defeat last night.
Delio Rossi feels he already has “a good idea” on how to revive Sampdoria and faces his past as Lazio come to Marassi this afternoon.
The lunch-time kick-off sees Inter welcome Genoa to San Siro, so Diego Milito, Antonio Cassano and Rodrigo Palacio start, but Marco Borriello is dropped after a row.
There are reports Marco Borriello is dropped for today’s 11.30am GMT clash with Inter after a row with Genoa director Rino Foschi.
Zdenek Zeman blasted referees and the big clubs ahead of tonight’s Roma-Milan, claiming “we should have an extra 15 points, but we are an irritant for the establishment.”

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