NEWS

Former Torino's Matteo Darmian discusses his experience at Manchester United, praising Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial.
Former Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli says the World Cup is 'an open wound', while praising Mario Balotelli: 'He's matured.'
Gonzalo Higuain says he has a 'good understanding' with Coach Maurizio Sarri and believes Napoli's objectives are 'in our own hands'.
Gonzalo Higuain admits his goal against Legia Warsaw was 'among the best in my whole career', while looking forward to Milan-Napoli.
Stephan Lichtsteiner's surgery could call for a longer recovery time than expected as sources suggest he won't play for six months.
Paolo Maldini said the Ballon d’Or “has lost credibility” under FIFA and it’s “absurd” to exclude Gigi Buffon.
Nemanja Vidic’s agent insists there is “no truth” in reports of the Inter defender’s move to MLS club DC United.
Allan praises “incredible” Maurizio Sarri and assures Napoli “are going to Milan in order to win.”
Marco Verratti praised Italy boss Antonio Conte as “the best Coach I have ever worked with.”
Rolando Maran prepares for tonight’s Derby di Verona with Chievo “able to go beyond our limitations.”
Crotone temporarily climbed to the top of the Serie B table with a 4-0 demolition of Salernitana.
It has been a completely unpredictable season so far and this weekend looks no different with the Verona Derby, Palermo-Roma, Sampdoria-Inter and Milan-Napoli.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Dino Zoff says “it’s difficult for goalkeepers to get to the end” in the Ballon d’Or, after Gigi Buffon was snubbed.
Gonzalo Rodriguez admits Fiorentina are enjoying being top, but warns “there’s a long way to go”.
Gigi Buffon says he’s been ‘overwhelmed’ by support after missing out on a Ballon d’Or nomination.
Nicolas Anelka believes Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba will “be in the top five players in the world”.
Reports in Spain suggest Inter are interested in Atletico Madrid playmaker Angel Correa.
It’s reported Stevan Jovetic will be fit to represent Montenegro, but will miss Inter’s trip to Sampdoria.
Giuseppe Sannino calls on his Carpi players to “move up” from the bottom of the Serie A table against Torino.
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini insists “there are no favourites” ahead of the derby with Chievo.
Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner has had surgery after suffering with breathing difficulties.
Paulo Dybala discusses Gigi Buffon’s omission from the Ballon d’Or list - “it’s strange that the best goalkeeper of all time isn’t on there”.
Paulo Dybala describes Juventus’ Max Allegri as “a great Coach” and discusses his Argentina call.
Legendary former striker Paolo Rossi is sure Juventus are “motivated to win their fifth consecutive title”.
Antonio Candreva will be available for Lazio when Frosinone visit on Sunday, the club doctor confirms.
Gigi Buffon’s agent is mystified by his Ballon d’Or snub - “if you can find a goalkeeper who did better…”
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala believes the Scudetto is still “an achievable target” this season.
Former Palermo and Udinese Coach Francesco Guidolin reveals he rejected Napoli twice.
Sampdoria striker Eder insists it was “my choice” to stay, following interest from Sunday’s opponents Inter.
Riccardo Montolivo admits Milan “must do more”, following a dressing-down from CEO Adriano Galliani.
Inter midfielder Jonathan Biabiany admits he considered quitting football as he battled a heart condition.
Inter's Mauro Icardi denies associations with Milan's Mario Balotelli: 'I never hung out with him, I don't know him at all'.
Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero opens to the possibility of a career as a Coach: 'Three years ago I'd have said no, but now...'
Sampdoria's Erin Zukanovic admits Inter's players 'can hurt us', but hopes to overtake them by sheer willpower.