NEWS

Thiago Motta is back in the Italy squad for their World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and the Czech Republic.
There are strong reports in Spain and Italy that Milan have agreed a two-year contract with Kaka, as Real Madrid will release him.
Fiorentina reshuffle again with Giuseppe Rossi partnering Mario Gomez away to Genoa, but Juan Cuadrado is rested.
Inter are looking for a second straight win in Sicily tonight, but Catania seek revenge for last season’s thriller.
Alessandro Matri is on the bench against his former club, as Milan aim to pick up their first points with Cagliari.
Adem Ljajic netted on his Roma debut with Miralem Pjanic’s stunning chip and Douglas Maicon to sweep Verona aside 3-0.
Sunderland are reportedly in talks with Napoli for Andrea Dossena after he failed a Torino medical.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni insists they will “say no thank you to any offer” for Daniele De Rossi.
Kevin Strootman and Gervinho start with Adem Ljajic on the bench as Roma host giant-killers Hellas Verona.
Walter Gargano explains why he made the move from Napoli to Parma. “I could not have chosen better.”
Rumours continue to persist that Rafa Benitez sent Napoli emissaries to Liverpool for Martin Skrtel.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani confirmed he is in Madrid for “very, very, very difficult” talks with Kaka.
“I only rate Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo above me, but that can change this season,” declared Mario Balotelli.
There are strong reports Catania have agreed to sell Pablo Barrientos to Qatar-based club Al-Jaish for €6m.
According to the latest reports, Arsenal had a €9m deal for Fabio Quagliarella until Juventus Coach Antonio Conte pulled the plug.
Delio Rossi warned his players to ignore transfer gossip against Bologna. “Anyone paid by Sampdoria should think only of this club.”
Inter have sent scouts to view PSV Eindhoven midfielder Adam Maher after he impressed against Milan.
Fiorentina have reportedly made an offer for Atalanta goalkeeper Andrea Consigli.
Inter Coach Walter Mazzarri proposed Serie A introduce four substitutions rather than three. “Why not change the rule?”
Napoli have officially loaned Walter Gargano to Parma with an option to buy at the end of the season.
Napoli won both their opening Serie A games, scoring seven goals, but Rafa Benitez insists “the team is at 70 per cent.”
Palermo goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano is reportedly set for a medical at Arsenal today.
Having been close to Inter, it’s now claimed Verona are on the verge of a deal for Porto talent Juan Manuel Iturbe.
Cesare Prandelli will unveil his Italy squad for qualifiers against Bulgaria and the Czech Republic today with possible surprises.
Milan will fly out today to complete the Kaka deal, but he could stay only until March before moving to LA Galaxy.
Leonardo Bonucci explained his assist technique and why the side that beat Lazio 4-1 “is the Juventus Antonio Conte wants.”
Roberto Donadoni is trying to focus Parma on Udinese as he complains the extended transfer session is “irritating.”
Catania boss Rolando Maran wants “revenge” for last season’s defeat to Inter. “We still have that bitter taste in our mouths.”
Alessandro Matri could get his Milan debut tonight against Cagliari. “It’s a unique emotion to be back where you grew up.”
Genoa Coach Fabio Liverani hopes they can challenge Fiorentina’s quality with “aggression, hunger and pace.”
Can Milan get their first points of the campaign with Alessandro Matri against Cagliari? Inter face a tricky Catania trip and Roma challenge giant-killers Verona.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Vladimir Petkovic was again forced to rue Lazio mistakes against Juventus and sent a message to the club about Burak Yilmaz.
Antonio Conte can’t help but be pleased after Juventus beat Lazio 4-1, particularly the “spectacular opening 25 minutes.”
Empoli sent Palermo to a shock home defeat, Novara squeezed past Siena in stoppages and Carpi-Padova was abandoned.

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