NEWS

Lazio ace Hernanes rejected the opportunity to join Tottenham this summer, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Gianluca Vialli has looked ahead to next week’s game between former clubs Juventus and Chelsea, while warned Nicklas Bendtner to keep things simple.
World Cup winner Paolo Rossi is excited by the new wave of young Italian strikers who are emerging on the peninsula.
Russia boss Fabio Capello is uncertain about the strength of former club Milan after their summer revolution, but he rates Juventus.
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade has insisted that his club and Napoli completed the best pieces of transfer business this summer.
Stephan Lichtsteiner is hungry for more honours after last term’s Scudetto success with Juventus. “I want to win the European Cup!”
Italian international Federico Peluso has insisted he has no regrets about remaining with Atalanta over the summer.
Torino have suggested that they will allow Angelo Ogbonna to join a big club at the end of the season if they are made the right sort of offer.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Giampaolo Pazzini scored a Milan hat-trick and returned to the Italy side, but now warns “we need to be consistent.”
Reports suggest Giovanni Stroppa could be the first Serie A Coach axed this season after two Pescara defeats.
There are British rumours that Juventus are considering Fernando Torres as an alternative to Fernando Llorente.
Cristiano Lucarelli has retired to become a youth team Coach at Parma and reveals he is “inspired” by Walter Mazzarri.
Domenico Criscito’s lawyer is furious that the defender was ruled out of Euro 2012 due to an investigation that has been dropped.
Liverpool are reportedly lining up a January offer for Udinese’s Brazilian centre-back Danilo.
Former Arsenal teammate Arturo Lupoli is confident Nicklas Bendtner will make his mark at Juventus. “He can really improve in Italy.”
After the 2-0 win against Malta, Cesare Prandelli points out Italy are “a work in progress. We must find our identity searching for entertaining football.”
David Pizarro points out the Spanish so-called ‘tiki-taka’ style of football shouldn’t be copied. “In Italy you need to actually score goals.”
Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has tipped Juventus, Milan, Inter and Roma for the Scudetto battle.
Emiliano Alfaro has officially finalised his loan move from Lazio to Dubai club Al Wasl.
The Week 5 Serie A fixture between Pescara and Palermo has been moved forward to 17.30 UK time on September 26.
Roma Coach Zdenek Zeman launched a scathing attack on Federation President Giancarlo Abete. “He’s not my enemy. He is the enemy of football.”
Genoa, their President Enrico Preziosi and 16 players have been deferred to the Disciplinary Commission for handing their jerseys to protesting ultras in April.
Sampdoria had the opportunity to sign Juan Roman Riquelme in the summer, their sporting director has confirmed.
Marko Bakic has used his official presentation at Torino to highlight the comparisons between himself and Milan legend Kaka.
New Napoli stopper Bruno Uvini says he was advised by Brazilian compatriot Thiago Silva to come and play his football in Serie A.
Napoli new boy Omar El Kaddouri has played down similarities with Marek Hamsik and Zinedine Zidane.
Modibo Diakite turned down a summer move to Fiorentina because he wants to stay at Lazio, his agent has stated.
Luis Muriel has signed a new contract with Udinese, the Italian club have confirmed on Wednesday.
Juventus new boy Mauricio Isla has returned to competitive action after a seven-month spell on the sidelines.
Bologna boss Stefano Pioli is hopeful that Alberto Gilardino will rediscover his goal touch at the Stadio Dall’Ara.
Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino is well aware of who will be Lazio’s danger man this weekend – Miroslav Klose.
The transfer window may have closed but Juventus are still working to strengthen the squad, says director general Beppe Marotta.
Gigi Buffon has admitted that he’s excited by the prospect of once again playing in the Champions League.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has underlined that his side can’t just rely on the playmaking skills of Andrea Pirlo.

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