NEWS

Palermo striker Fabrizio Miccoli has revealed his ambition for this season is to score at least 15 Serie A goals.
Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino has admitted he was devastated after the loss to Inter last weekend.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has warned his players that Friday's opponents Armenia are not to be underestimated.
Olympique Lyonnais Coach Remi Garde has denied rumours that striker Lisandro Lopez will join Fiorentina in January.
Francesco Lodi has agreed a contract extension with Catania, according to reports in the Italian media.
Former Parma and Inter striker Hernan Crespo believes there are only two teams to beat this season in Serie A.
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin has admitted it is an honour to be shortlisted for FIFA Coach of the Year.
Fiorentina captain Manuel Pasqual has praised Coach Vincenzo Montella, claiming his influence has brought serenity to the team.
Udinese’s Antonio Di Natale insists it will be impossible for him to win the Golden Ball. “Cristiano Ronaldo deserves it.”
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia says he has no problems with losing three key players to the full international side.
Fabio Cannavaro believes that Juventus are an Edinson Cavani short of becoming a truly great side.
Massimo Donati says he’s happy with being transformed from a central midfielder to a centre-back by new Palermo boss Gian Piero Gasperini.
Fabio Borini is confident that he hasn’t been ‘rejected’ by Italy boss Cesare Prandelli after he returned to the Under-21 set-up.
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic is the latest Serie A tactician to consider the use of a 3-5-2 formation.
Atalanta’s Luca Cigarini is a player who has attracted the interest of Milan, his agent has confirmed.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici will reportedly watch Robert Lewandowski in action for Poland against England next week.
Francesco Acerbi says he’ll continue to work hard in an effort to become a regular in the Milan starting XI.
Luca Marrone has revealed that he’s learning to become a central defender by keeping a close eye on Leonardo Bonucci in Juventus training.
Sulley Muntari could be back in action by the end of the year after the Milan man damaged knee ligaments in the summer.
Six Italian players are on the initial shortlist for the 2012 Golden Ball, the Gazzetta dello Sport has revealed.
The Gazzetta dello Sport is claiming that Milan will fly out to New York for a meeting with available tactician Pep Guardiola.
Alessandro Del Piero admits he thought his Juventus career would have ended differently, while he’s revealed why he turned down the chance to join Liverpool.
The agent of Zlatan Ibrahimovic has told Milan fans to forget about a San Siro return – at least for now.
The Mauro Zarate who once brought the Stadio Olimpico crowd to their feet has disappeared, says former Lazio boss Delio Rossi.
Michael Bradley has no regrets about his decision to go and play his club football in Italy. “I’ve become a better player,” said the Roma midfielder.
A number of Serie A clubs are monitoring the contract situation of Rolando Bianchi at newly promoted Torino.
Abel Hernandez could be out for at least six months after the Palermo man damaged cruciate knee ligaments.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gian Piero Gasperini sees progress in Palermo since taking over, although “it is not ‘my’ team yet.”
Liverpool sent scouts to view Genoa defender Andreas Granqvist and are said to be lining up a €6m offer.
Giuseppe Rossi “can be a serious prospective signing” for Italian clubs in January despite his operation, says his agent.
Ciro Immobile has told Juventus they can wait, as Genoa are his main priority, and reassured Zdenek Zeman’s Roma.
Antonio Nocerino reveals why he has not repeated the remarkable scoring record he had at Milan last season. “I was more determined.”
Juventus striker Alessandro Matri has been linked with a January switch to Dynamo Kiev.
Johan Djourou’s agent has categorically denied talks with Roma, although he did admit “he could leave Arsenal in January.”

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