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Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says Napoli want Ilija Nestorovski, who he compares to Filippo Inzaghi.
Luca Antonelli warns Milan must “think game-by-game”, but targets a Supercoppa triumph over Juventus.
Inter Coach Stefano Pioli has named a 23-man squad for tomorrow’s trip to Napoli.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini insists he was “forced” to sack Roberto De Zerbi and hints Daniele Faggiano will follow.
Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali assures Domenico Berardi “is continuing his recovery” but can’t say when he’ll return.
Multiple reports say Roma winger Mohamed Salah hasn’t recovered from his ankle knock, and will miss the derby with Lazio.
Paulo Dybala has returned to training with the rest of the Juventus squad, and could be called-up to face Atalanta.
Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam says Manolo Gabbiadini “needs trust” because “he’s a fantastic player”.
Silvio Berlusconi’s son, Pier Silvio, insists “it seems to me there are certainties” about the sale of Milan.
Alessandro Nesta calls Francesco Totti “special” and discusses the derby between Lazio and Roma.
Six Juventus players have been nominated for the FIFPro World XI, including Paulo Dybala.
Lazio captain Lucas Biglia says the 4-1 defeat to Roma last season “is still on our minds” as they look for revenge on Sunday.
Santos President Modesto Roma admits the return of Gabigol from Inter is “a dream” and “dreams sometimes come true”.
Eugenio Corini is confident in his ability to keep Palermo up ahead of his first training session but admits “I still haven’t met” Maurizio Zamparini.
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain says scoring goals is like “ketchup” but may not have had the opportunity as his mother is why “I’m here today”.
The agent of Milan Badelj has refused to rule out Roma as a destination for the midfielder but will only speak to them with Fiorentina’s blessing.
Stefano Pioli warns Lionel Messi is “a dangerous dream” for Inter, who are “not afraid” of Friday’s Serie A opponents Napoli.
Luiz Gustavo confirms Wolfsburg rejected offers from Juventus and Inter for his services over the summer but admits “I wanted a new challenge”.
Wojciech Szczesny has warned Juventus that Roma are gunning for their first Scudetto since 2001, although this weekend’s Roman derby comes first.
Juventus and Inter are reportedly keeping tabs on Moussa Sissoko, who is currently out of the first-team picture at Tottenham Hotspur.
Gonzalo Higuain will not “forget” Napoli for the role they played in his career – but mentioned only “the squad, Coach and fans” and not Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain insists criticism of his weight did not bother him, despite being “slaughtered” over the summer about the issue.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti is expecting a quiet January for the Blucerchiati as Luis Muriel “is shining in his own light”.
The agent of Gonzalo Rodriguez claims the defender is “really disappointed” in Fiorentina, who “have lost priority” to other “interesting” clubs.
Milan will reportedly be unable to do any business in January due to bureaucracy issues stemming from their Chinese takeover.
Today’s front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport...
Patrik Schick hit a double, as Sampdoria crushed Cagliari to set up a Coppa Italia Last 16 tie with Roma.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini claims Roberto De Zerbi wanted to be sacked, so he’ll try to break his contract for “gross misconduct”.
Tonight’s Coppa Italia defeat to Spezia may have been the last straw for Palermo Coach Roberto De Zerbi, with reports Eugenio Corini will replace him.
Gabriel Paletta explains he was “determined” to stay at Milan and “play for my chances” this summer.
Atalanta set up a Last 16 clash with Juventus, easing to a 3-0 win over Pescara in the Coppa Italia.
World Cup-winner Luca Toni has officially qualified as a sporting director, having passed his FIGC exam.
Sassuolo’s injury problems continue to mount, as it’s confirmed that Matteo Politano has a sprained ankle.
Roma chief executive Umberto Gandini assures fixing the barrier problem at Stadio Olimpico is “very important to us”.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio defends barriers at Stadio Olimpico - “if a fan wants to go to the stadium, they go”.

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