NEWS

Dries Mertens was “very happy” with his brace in Napoli’s 5-2 Europa League win over Legia Warsaw. “Bring on Roma!”
Napoli are the only side with a perfect European tally this season after sweeping Legia Warsaw aside 5-2, setting a new record.
Fiorentina look to Giuseppe Rossi to book their spot in the Europa League next round, so need a point with Belenenses.
Lazio give Alessandro Matri and Filip Djordjevic the keys to attack in their Europa League meeting with Saint-Etienne.
Giacomo Bonaventura reveals he “was an Inter player in the morning, Atalanta in the afternoon and Milan in the evening.”
Atalanta and Chile midfielder Carlos Carmona will require keyhole surgery.
Juventus have officially extended Alvaro Morata’s contract until 2020, though the Real Madrid clauses are expected to remain.
Napoli want to maintain their perfect Europa League record and restore momentum against Legia Warsaw.
Napoli try to put Serie A disappointment behind them with Legia Warsaw, Lazio visit St-Etienne and Fiorentina need a point with Belenenses to qualify.
Christian Maggio’s agent insists his client won’t leave Napoli in January, despite struggling for space.
Sampdoria Coach Vincenzo Montella sees a Lazio “struggling like us” but “with great players”.
Vincenzo Montella admits Sampdoria are struggling with a “lack of confidence” after four successive defeats.
Full-back Sime Vrsaljko says Sassuolo are “improving every day” but “didn’t expect” to be so high in the table.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho’s agent declares “I expect him to be called-up” for Italy.
Jenson Murillo admits “when you wear the Inter shirt you have to think of higher goals” - namely the Scudetto.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina insists “Juve, Roma and Inter are the favourites” for the Scudetto.
Juventus captain Gigi Buffon admits he’s unsure if he’ll move into Coaching when he retires.
Reports in Argentina claim Boca Juniors striker Jonathan Calleri has agreed an €11m move to Inter.
Roma President James Pallotta admits a fan boycott is “frustrating”, and insists they have “a top team”.
World Cup final referee Nicola Rizzoli will take charge of Napoli-Roma this weekend, while Daniele Orsato gets Juventus-Fiorentina.
The agent of Inter’s on-loan full-back Martin Montoya says he ‘can’t explain why he’s not playing’.
Carlo Ancelotti ‘wants to win the Champions League’ and says he’s ‘looking for a club that can allow me to.’
Torino captain Kamil Glik has agreed to renew his contract with Granata, according to reports.
Sixteen fans have reportedly been arrested, three charged and 65 held for identification after clashes between Napoli and Legia fans yesterday.
Napoli have made an enquiry for on-loan Pescara midfielder Rolando Mandragora, according to reports.
Keisuke Honda could reportedly leave Milan in January after finding himself marginalised by a change in formation.
There are reports that Juventus will spend around €20m to bring Sassuolo’s Domenico Berardi back to Turin in the summer.
Fiorentina are reportedly pressing to close a deal for Benfica defender Lisandro Lopez in January.
Reports say Manchester City are ready to pay €40m for Inter captain Mauro Icardi in the summer.
Gremio President Romildo Bazan confirms interest in Napoli’s Henrique but says the Partenopei ‘must first decide to sell.’
Bologna have reportedly turned down €20m offers from Chelsea and Manchester City for Amadou Diawara.
The agent of Simone Zaza says ‘a loan is possible’, with several Premier League sides reportedly lurking.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Crotone snatched victory at Como to stay top despite Cagliari success and Spezia ended Vicenza’s fine form.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni silenced doubters. “We are among the 16 best teams in Europe and deserve to be there.”