NEWS

Juventus and Italy’s Gigi Buffon is one of five goalkeepers shortlisted for the FIFA/FIFPro World XI of 2013.
A queue seems to be forming for Genoa midfielder Francesco Lodi ahead of the January transfer session.
Inter wing-back Jonathan admits that sides battling for honours have to beat the likes of Sampdoria at home.
Former Italian international striker Christian Vieri says he has been impressed with the emergence of Marco Verratti.
Domenico Di Carlo and Davide Ballardini are being linked with the Livorno job given the uncertainty over Davide Nicola.
Serie A side Cagliari have confirmed they will listen to offers for goalkeeper Michael Agazzi next month.
Riccardo Montolivo is convinced Kaka will continue to make a difference for Milan over the course of the season.
Giovanni Trapattoni has likened Milan enigma Mario Balotelli to controversial Brazilian forward Edmundo.
The agent of Barcelona’s Martin Montoya will reportedly meet Inter at some point this week to discuss a possible San Siro switch.
Danilo D’Ambrosio will reportedly leave Torino after contract talks regarding a renewal broke down.
Javier Pastore has rubbished reports that he is set for a January loan switch to Roma. “I’m staying at Paris Saint-Germain.”
Goran Pandev could make his 300th Serie A appearance in Napoli’s game at Lazio on Monday night.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani thinks he made no mistake in re-signing Ricardo Kaka from Real Madrid during the summer.
Esteban Cambiasso has admitted that the real Inter did not show up in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Sampdoria.
Milan ace Ricardo Kaka says he only scored at Catania on Sunday because he had nobody to pass the ball to.
New Inter chief Erick Thohir has confirmed he will be back in Italy for the Week 17 derby against Milan.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fernando Llorente confessed “it was a very tough game” after giving Juventus the late victory over Udinese.
Antonio Conte revealed his tactics for an injury time Juventus victory over Udinese, but is worried about Andrea Pirlo.
Francesco Guidolin was distraught after Udinese’s last-gasp defeat to Juventus. “How do I feel? Bad. Very bad.”
Gigi Buffon said the stoppage-time win over Udinese was “a six-pointer” for Juventus.
Fernando Llorente scored in stoppages for Juventus to beat Udinese 1-0 and extend their lead at the top to three points.
Eugenio Corini sees a special Chievo experience, but Davide Nicola slammed Livorno's attitude.
Diego Lopez relished the comeback, but Eusebio Di Francesco blamed naive Sassuolo.
Stefano Colantuono has regrets over dropping two points, but Rudi Garcia wanted a penalty.
It’s reported Livorno are prepared to sack Coach Davide Nicola to call in Edy Reja or Mimmo Di Carlo.
Sampdoria snatched a 1-1 draw in the last minute against Inter, but Sinisa Mihajlovic still isn’t happy. “We deserved three points.”
Juventus are Serie A leaders and cheered on by 12,000 children in the stands as they host Udinese at 17.30 GMT.
Walter Mazzarri praised Sampdoria’s performance and admitted “it was Inter’s worst performance of the season.”
Rudi Garcia explained his surprising tactical choices after Roma’s fourth consecutive draw with Atalanta.
Roma and Sampdoria scraped last-minute points away to Atalanta and Inter, Cagliari fought back from 2-0 down to hold Sassuolo, while Chievo won again.
Sampdoria snatched a last-gasp equaliser to hold Inter on Erick Thohir’s first game at San Siro.
Catania Coach Luigi De Canio believes there was “a misunderstanding” after Mario Balotelli accused Nicolas Spolli of racism.
New Inter President Erick Thohir celebrated his first Inter match at San Siro. “It feels different to when I was far away.”
Massimiliano Allegri was pleased with Milan’s victory in Catania, but brushed off reports of racist abuse towards Mario Balotelli.

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