NEWS

Riccardo Montolivo feels Milan will learn after they “hit rock bottom” and become stronger for it against Juventus tomorrow evening.
Lazio will have to do without Mauro Zarate for the next two weeks after tests showed he has suffered a thigh strain, but there is better news for Hernanes.
Federation President Giancarlo Abete confirms a plan to “return Serie A to 18 teams as soon as possible” and send Europa League semi-finalists into the Champions League.
Palermo director Pietro Lo Monaco is firing up the troops ahead of tonight’s Sicilian Derby against his former club Catania. “This is no time for nostalgia – it’s war.”
Carlo Ancelotti had a €35m deal for Alexandre Pato last season, but hints the unhappy Milan striker is no longer required by PSG and opens the door to Daniele De Rossi.
Livorno left it deep into stoppages for their victory away to Novara, taking them temporarily joint top of the table.
Week 14 kicks off this evening with a passionate Palermo-Catania showdown, then Milan-Juventus is the huge appointment in fixtures spreading through to Tuesday.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Former Genoa boss Luigi De Canio has praised Fiorentina after their impressive start to the campaign.
Lazio midfielder Hernanes could miss the match with Udinese on Tuesday after injuring his gluteal muscles.
Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has admitted that this season has been 'a difficult one' for the club.
Roma defender Marquinhos is dreaming of winning the Scudetto with the club, and believes that they can achieve that goal sooner rather than later.
Legendary Milan striker Marco Van Basten has admitted that he is not ready to coach the Rossoneri, but has not ruled it out in the future.
Torino forward Gianluca Sansone has spoken out about a number of refereeing incidents during his side's lost 2-0 to Roma on Monday.
Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli believes that it will be foolish to focus purely on Stephan El Shaarawy when the Bianconeri face Milan on Sunday.
Lazio striker Mauro Zarate could make a move to the Premier League, according to reports in the Italian Press.
Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti believes Italian youngster Marco Verratti can regain the form he showed at the start of the season.
Andrea Stramaccioni will boss Inter from the touchline against Parma, but Antonio Cassano’s ban remains.
Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has labelled Alexandre Pato as a ‘problem’ on the eve of the game against Juventus.
Juventus’ 3-0 win over Chelsea in midweek was the best performance since Antonio Conte took charge, says Giorgio Chiellini.
Dejan Stankovic and Cristian Chivu took part in Inter training on Friday as they continue their lengthy rehabilitation from injury.
Milan are reportedly considering showing Christian Abbiati the door at the end of the season once his contract expires.
Palermo chief Maurizio Zamparini has offered boss Gian Piero Gasperini some advice. “Fabrizio Miccoli and Paulo Dybala can co-exist.”
Stephan El Shaarawy has thanked Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri for believing in his qualities after a goal-packed start to the season.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte has a defensive headache ahead of the game at Milan on Sunday after Leonardo Bonucci was hit by illness.
Roma hot-shot Pablo Daniel Osvaldo took no part in training on Friday because of illness.
Barcelona’s young winger Cristian Tello could be of interest to Milan once the January transfer window opens.
Inter are hopeful that Andrea Ranocchia will be fully fit to take on Parma in Serie A on Monday evening.
Leonardo Bonucci has outlined that the 17-point gap between Juventus and Milan means nothing ahead of their meeting on Sunday.
Milan will reportedly consider loaning Alexandre Pato to another club in January, while the Brazilian will miss the Juventus game.
Vincent Candela has urged former club Roma to give summer signing Mattia Destro a regular place in the starting line-up.
Genoa sporting director Rino Foschi is refusing to comment on his club’s alleged interest in Juventus’ Simone Padoin.
Edinson Cavani has told Napoli to not bother with buying a new striker during the January transfer window.
Torino sporting director Gianluca Petrachi expects to be contacted by Milan regarding a possible bid for Angelo Ogbonna.
Italian champions Juventus are reportedly ready to tighten their grip on Arturo Vidal and Claudio Marchisio.

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