NEWS

There are reports that Genoa have sacked Coach Gigi Del Neri to bring in Davide Ballardini after today’s 2-0 home defeat to Catania.
Massimiliano Allegri hopes the transfer stories aren’t distracting Milan after they “risked throwing it away at the end” against Bologna.
Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti stirred up controversy by calling Juventus patron Andrea Agnelli “a bitter spinster suffering from withdrawal symptoms.”
There are reports that Wesley Sneijder is in advanced negotiations with Galatasaray and could sign for the Turkish club tonight.
Giampaolo Pazzini’s brace was ultimately enough to give Milan three points, though a Philippe Mexes own goal gave Bologna late hope.
Adriano Galliani confirms there are developments for Kaka and Milan “will jump for Mario Balotelli" if the price-tag drops.
Vincenzo Montella was satisfied with the performance against Napoli, but pointed that for Fiorentina “this is a start and can grow a great deal.”
Walter Mazzarri feels Napoli deserved more than a point in Florence, even though they conceded “a shocking goal.”
Milan aim to close up on the European places as they welcome Bologna with an Mbaye Niang-Giampaolo Pazzini-Stephan El Shaarawy trident.
Napoli were held to a 1-1 draw by Fiorentina after Edinson Cavani’s 100th Serie A goal wiped out a bizarre Morgan De Sanctis howler.
Inter President Massimo Moratti and Wesley Sneijder both spoke after a meeting today, confirming “he is closer to Galatasaray now.”
Today’s Serie A match between Atalanta and Cagliari has been postponed for 30 minutes pending another inspection due to snow and ice.
Italian newspapers claim Milan are preparing an offer for Queens Park Rangers creative midfielder Adel Taarabt.
Disgraced former Juventus director general Luciano Moggi has officially abandoned his plan to run for political office.
Eduardo Vargas was given a hero’s welcome at Gremio and revealed he “lost confidence” playing for Napoli.
Delio Rossi warns Sampdoria “we must have more hunger than Siena, otherwise we’ll be in trouble.”
Stefano Colantuono warned that Atalanta have to “watch out for Cagliari” in today’s relegation tussle.
It’s a high-profile lunchtime match, as Fiorentina welcome Scudetto-chasing Napoli with Edinson Cavani and Stevan Jovetic.
There are reports Manchester City have lowered Mario Balotelli’s asking price to €28m, while Milan are working out a payment plan for Kaka.
Pescara face Torino in a relegation dogfight and Coach Cristiano Bergodi warned “I never want to see the San Siro attitude again.”
Bologna are fielding numerous requests for players such as Robert Acquafresca and Henry Gimenez, while Federico Rodriguez returns to Uruguay.
Beppe Iachini admits it will be “a very emotional moment” when his Siena face Sampdoria today, the club he took to promotion last season.
Giampiero Ventura has a rapidly-changing Torino side against Pescara and reveals “there will be another two sales.”
Catania Coach Rolando Maran has to do without four first choice players for the trip to Genoa. “We’ll be different, but still the same.”
There are surprise reports that Wesley Sneijder told Inter he was prepared to cut his wages after all, but President Massimo Moratti replied “it’s too late now.”
Paul Pogba could not disguise his joy at scoring a splendid Serie A brace in the 4-0 victory over Udinese. “The first goal was crazy just thinking about it!”
There are some fascinating games today, including the early Fiorentina-Napoli fight and evening Roma-Inter clash.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Antonio Conte praised his second string Juventus side after a 4-0 demolition job on Udinese. “We always had the situation in hand.”
Francesco Guidolin concedes Udinese “had a bad night” after their 4-0 defeat at the Juventus Stadium.
Paul Pogba had a star-making performance, netting two long-range screamers as Juventus hammered Udinese 4-0.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta confirms they are “at an advanced stage” for Fernando Llorente and will not sell Arturo Vidal.
Pro Patria are at the centre of another racism controversy, as a youth team walked off in protest when one of their players was insulted.
There are reports that Galatasaray have set an ultimatum of Tuesday January 22 for Wesley Sneijder to give them a definitive answer.
Gian Piero Gasperini held second-placed Lazio to a draw, but was “left with the usual desperation at not getting all three points.”

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