NEWS

Chievo are bottom of the table and face Milan today, but Giuseppe Sannino has a key to dealing with a shaky bench.
Genoa have improved under Gian Piero Gasperini and “a victory would be fundamental” against Verona.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco faces his former club today and says they “remind me of Fabio Capello’s Roma.”
Andrea Mandorlini won’t rule out European ambitions for Verona, but “first we achieve safety, then we can have some fun.”
Parma star Marco Parolo is expected to be the only new face in the Italy squad to face Germany and Nigeria.
It’s a top of the table showdown in Turin, while Roma host Sassuolo and Chievo-Milan has two teams in crisis.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Livorno Coach Davide Nicola is confident Francesco Bardi won’t be affected by his error in the 2-0 defeat to Inter.
Walter Mazzarri said Inter’s players should “learn from Javier Zanetti how to be a champion” after a stuttering win over Livorno.
Javier Zanetti confessed to “great emotion” at making his comeback six months after a potentially career-ending injury.
Inter beat Livorno 2-0 thanks to a Francesco Bardi howler and Javier Zanetti made his comeback.
Although Adriano Galliani met with President Silvio Berlusconi today, it’s still reported he’ll leave at the end of the season.
Gigi De Canio was pleased with Catania's spirit, but Francesco Guidolin had words with the referee.
Massimo Moratti hasn’t “decided yet” whether he’ll remain as President of Inter, but is in the stands against Livorno tonight.
A Maxi Lopez penalty gave Catania a precious 1-0 victory, but Udinese were furious at two spot-kick appeals.
Inter face many of the players they still own, such as Alfred Duncan and Francesco Bardi, when Livorno visit tonight.
Juventus face Napoli on Sunday evening without Giorgio Chiellini, Mirko Vucinic and Martin Caceres.
Gervinho is back in the Roma squad for tomorrow’s match with Sassuolo, but there’s still no Francesco Totti.
Siena scored late to hold leaders Lanciano, so Avellino conquered Brescia to close up and Palermo won the Sicilian Derby.
Udinese are forced to reshuffle for their trip to Catania, so Luis Muriel leads the way against the Sicilians.
Marco Amelia and Philippe Mexes return for Milan’s trip to Chievo, but Mario Balotelli is suspended.
Adriano Galliani has been confirmed as Milan general manager after a meeting with President Silvio Berlusconi. “Here for life.”
Vincenzo Montella is eager to keep Fiorentina’s winning streak going against Sampdoria, but has injury problems.
Vladimir Petkovic prepared to face Parma and bullishly defended both Lazio and Hernanes. “He has nothing to prove.”
Roma and Milan are monitoring the performances of Parma’s Marco Parolo ahead of the January transfer window.
Antonio Conte insists there’s more pressure on Napoli than Juventus. “If Rafa Benitez doesn’t win the Scudetto, he’ll have achieved nothing.”
Marcello Lippi has made history after his Guangzhou Evergrande side won the Asian Champions League.
Rafa Benitez had been close to Juventus before they opted for Gigi Del Neri, revealed ex-President Giovanni Cobolli Gigli.
Saphir Taider says joining a club like Inter was the reason why he opted to move to Italy in the summer of 2011.
Miguel Angel Britos is back in the Napoli squad for the trip to Juventus on Sunday evening.
Massimiliano Allegri says Milan are determined to end their crisis against Chievo, but won’t even consider long-term targets.
Rafa Benitez has a lot of respect for Juventus, but insists Napoli “have faith in our own qualities” ahead of Sunday’s clash.
Miralem Pjanic has suggested he is ready to sit down and sign a new contract with Serie A leaders Roma.
Stefano Eranio, formerly of Genoa and Milan, trained with former club Derby this week and – at the age of 46 – shows he’s still got the skills…
Carlo Ancelotti discussed his new book, tips Andrea Pirlo to become a Coach and admits he was “crazy” to turn down Roberto Baggio.

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