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Roma Coach Rudi Garcia has praised Giallorossi fans, and discusses his man-management style.
Italy CT Antonio Conte is said to be furious after being given just 19 days to prepare his Azzurri side for Euro 2016.
Fernando Torres is reportedly set for a return to Atletico Madrid in January, as Milan look to offload the misfiring forward.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis believes Italian football was the real winner in last night’s Supercoppa win over Juventus.
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gigi Buffon was disappointed after losing the Super Cup to Napoli on penalties. “At Juventus second place is a failure.”
Rafael explained his ‘dance’ on the line during Napoli’s Super Cup shoot-out. “Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t!”
Roma have received another all-clear from the local council to begin construction on their new stadium. “It’s an historic day.”
Rafa Benitez said Napoli’s dramatic sudden death shoot-out Super Cup win over Juventus was “one of the best games of my life.”
Max Allegri felt Juventus threw away the Italian Super Cup with Napoli. “We had three match balls and got them all wrong.”
Gonzalo Higuain said “if Napoli have hunger and intensity we can beat anyone” after defeating Juventus for the Super Cup.
Gonzalo Higuain and Carlos Tevez bagged dramatic braces for 2-2, but Napoli beat Juventus on a penalty shoot-out for the Italian Super Cup.
Zdenek Zeman refused to comment on reports he’ll be sacked by Cagliari. “Presidents decide, so ask him.”
Serie B side Bologna have officially appointed Pantaleo Corvino as their new technical director.
Inter confirmed their interest in Alessio Cerci, but it’s reported Milan will offer Fernando Torres to Atletico Madrid in exchange.
Carlos Tevez pounced on disastrous defending to give Juventus a half-time lead in the Italian Super Cup, but Napoli hit the woodwork.
Sassuolo striker Simone Zaza thanked Antonio Conte for his Italy debut and has “ambition” for a big club.
Serie A is closed for business until 2015, but when it resumes there will be 11 players suspended.
Mattia Perin’s agent feels he’ll stay at Genoa until the end of the season, “unless a club comes with the right offer,” after Liverpool and Juventus interest.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Pepe Reina is cheering on his old Napoli teammates in today’s Super Cup with Juventus.
It’s the Italian Super Cup as Juventus pit Carlos Tevez and Andrea Pirlo against Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain and Jonathan de Guzman.
Massimo Moratti can see “a very different harmony” at Inter since Roberto Mancini replaced Walter Mazzarri.
Marcello Lippi said he will only get back into management for an international team “in the Euros.”
Walter Zenga said he “won’t close the door on anyone” after reports he’ll replace Zdenek Zeman at Cagliari.
Norberto Neto’s agent replied to Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle’s criticism. “He wants to be 300 per cent sure.”
Lazio can feel proud they rejected offers for Felipe Anderson, said his agent after a brace against Inter.
Sky Sport Italia claim Liverpool are stepping up their interest in Genoa and Italy goalkeeper Mattia Perin.
Genoa have reportedly picked up former Valencia midfielder Tino Costa on an initial 18-month loan from Spartak Moscow.
Amid interest from Roma and Inter, Genoa have reportedly affirmed that they are uninterested in moving on Diego Perotti this January.
With several top performances over the weekend when the top three returned to normality, Dave Taylor selects his best XI in matchday 16.
Max Allegri is expected to run a strongest possible Juventus XI in a 4-3-1-2, whilst Napoli must pick between Marek Hamsik and Jonathan de Guzman.
The Gazzetta dello Sport report that Zdenek Zeman has been sacked by Cagliari and that only confirmation from the club is now due.
Napoli are linked with Aston Villa full-back Aly Cissokho, whose move to Milan famously collapsed because of his teeth.
Torino President Urbano Cairo hinted at interest in Genoa striker Mauricio Pinilla and Cesena’s Gregoire Defrel.
English papers continue to insist Manchester United will offer €38m for Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman.

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