NEWS

New Fiorentina signing Mauro Zarate admits the Scudetto will be difficult but “we want to stay in the top-three”.
Aurelio De Laurentiis dismisses the Operation Offside investigation, and insists it won’t affect Napoli.
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has avoided sanctions after appearing to insult Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic.
Lazio’s lawyer insists “we don’t know anything” about the emerging Operation Offside scandal.
Sampdoria have reportedly rejected Inter’s first offer for Eder, who is also a target for Leicester City.
Napoli are reportedly very close to reaching an agreement with Empoli for the transfer of defender Federico Barba.
Milan have responded to allegations of Adriano Galliani’s involvement in the Operation Offside scandal, saying ‘the events are absolutely marginal.’
Massimiliano Allegri wants Juventus to have ‘a carefree attitude’ to avoid feeling the pressure ahead of Wednesday’s Derby d’Italia.
The breaking tax evasion scandal named ‘Operation Offside’ reportedly involves 35 Serie A and B clubs and more than 100 players and agents.
Hebei China Fortune have reportedly completed the signing of Gervinho from Roma after he was pictured with the club’s shirt.
Reports say that Napoli have turned down a bid worth more than €25m from Wolfsburg for Manolo Gabbiadini.
Paulo Dybala admits he ‘didn’t expect to score so many goals’ for Juventus, but keeps his season target at 15 strikes.
Paulo Dybala is ‘enjoying the duel with Napoli and Gonzalo Higuain’, but doesn't believe it’s a two-horse race for the Scudetto.
Paulo Dybala reassures Juventus fans that ‘I’m not thinking about Barcelona’ but says: ‘I’d be happy to be just a little like Lionel Messi’.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti has reportedly contacted his old club Zenit for defender Luis Neto.
Arsenal have reportedly had a bid for Jorginho turned down by Napoli, who won’t consider a sale until the summer.
Inter and Leicester City have reportedly offered €13m for Sampdoria’s Eder, but President Massimo Ferrero is holding out for €15m.
Stephan El Shaarawy has reportedly arrived for his Roma medical this morning and is expected to complete his move later today.
Lazio and Napoli owners Claudio Lotito and Aurelio De Laurentiis and Milan vice-President Adriano Galliani are reported suspects in a tax evasion inquiry.
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Luca Toni isn’t giving up in Verona’s relegation battle and discusses retirement - “we’ll see in June”.
Gigi Buffon says “we all make mistakes” but believes Daniele De Rossi should apologise to Mario Mandzukic.
Stephan El Shaarawy says “there’s a lot of work to be done” as he arrives to complete his Roma move.
Juventus and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon confirms he intends to retire after the 2018 World Cup.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini describes Juventus’ Paulo Dybala as “a young Lionel Messi” and says he’s worth €100m.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti confirms Inter “asked for” Roberto Soriano and Eder.
Stephan El Shaarawy describes Roma as “a great opportunity” as he prepares to move on loan from Milan.
Reports suggest Fredy Guarin has agreed to join Shanghai Shenhua from Inter for €11m, plus €1m in bonuses.
Gianni Rivera believes Alessandria “can progress” against Milan in the Coppa Italia but they’ll need “a miracle”.
Sampdoria’s lawyer Antonio Romei says there are “no negotiations” with Inter for Eder, but Roberto Soriano could move to San Siro.
Stephan El Shaarawy will arrive in Rome tonight, before having his Roma medical tomorrow.
Milan have named a 23-man squad to face Alessandria in the Coppa Italia, including Antonio Nocerino.
Andrea Ranocchia’s move from Inter to Sampdoria will reportedly be made official on Thursday.
Inter are currently meeting with Sampdoria to discuss Roberto Soriano and Eder, according to reports.
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi will reportedly avoid punishment for insulting Mario Mandzukic.