NEWS

Liverpool sent scouts to view Genoa defender Andreas Granqvist and are said to be lining up a €6m offer.
Giuseppe Rossi “can be a serious prospective signing” for Italian clubs in January despite his operation, says his agent.
Ciro Immobile has told Juventus they can wait, as Genoa are his main priority, and reassured Zdenek Zeman’s Roma.
Antonio Nocerino reveals why he has not repeated the remarkable scoring record he had at Milan last season. “I was more determined.”
Juventus striker Alessandro Matri has been linked with a January switch to Dynamo Kiev.
Johan Djourou’s agent has categorically denied talks with Roma, although he did admit “he could leave Arsenal in January.”
Chilean media report that Catania have prepared an offer for 23-year-old hitman Carlos Munoz.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli has reaffirmed Antonio Conte’s innocence in the betting trial and insists “there was not a single shred of evidence” in Calciopoli.
Carlo Mazzone remains very good friends with Pep Guardiola and believes “if he comes to Italy it’ll only be for Milan or Inter.”
Former Roma star Eusebio Di Francesco believes Zdenek Zeman dropping Daniele De Rossi was “simply a way of firing him up.”
Bologna defender Cesare Natali admits he “felt like I’d been hit by a train” when hearing he’d be out for six months, but is coming to terms with the injury.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has sensationally left the door open for a return to Milan. “If they need help, then they know where to find me.”
Arsenal goalkeeper Vito Mannone added fuel to the fire of transfer rumours by confirming “I’d love to play in Serie A, hopefully with my beloved Milan.”
Juventus boss Antonio Conte and Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis have been deferred to the disciplinary commission for varying offences.
Palermo’s Abel Hernandez has admitted that he feared he had sustained a serious knee injury while on international duty.
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has called for focus as the Italian Under-21 side try to qualify for the 2013 European Championship.
Marco Verratti would welcome Daniele De Rossi to Paris Saint-Germain should the midfielder ever leave hometown club Roma.
Milan forward Bojan Krkic has admitted that breaking through at Barcelona as a teenager has created problems for him.
Christian Maggio says that Italy are expecting a battle against an Armenia side who they still have to study.
Giorgio Chiellini says he’ll accept the decisions of Italy boss Cesare Prandelli amid reports that he won’t start against Armenia.
Nicklas Bendtner is hoping for a permanent future at Juventus despite only playing 13 minutes for the club so far.
Lorenzo Insigne says he’s living a dream after going from a San Paolo ball-boy to a crowd favourite at Napoli.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has decided his starting XI that will face Armenia on Friday – a 4-3-1-2 that will be spearheaded by Mario Balotelli and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo.
Paolo De Ceglie has admitted that winning the Champions League is a topic being discussed within the Juventus changing rooms.
Marco Davide Faraoni should be available for action when Serie A resumes despite fracturing his left hand.
The agent of Andrea Dossena doesn’t believe that his client is set to leave Napoli during the January transfer window.
Pep Guardiola has been offered a four-year contract worth almost €25m by Milan, reports La Repubblica.
Napoli captain Paolo Cannavaro says that he fears Sebastian Giovinco more than any other Juventus forward.
Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta has revealed the transfer truths behind the club’s failure to sign Stevan Jovetic, Edinson Cavani and Marco Verratti in the summer.
Milan will seriously consider sacking boss Massimiliano Allegri should the side lose against Lazio when Serie A resumes.
Simone Pepe will resume full training again with Juventus this week after months on the sidelines, reports suggest.
Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic has wasted no time in convincing two clubs legends about his ability at San Siro.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Roma starlet Alessandro Florenzi warns the Under-21 Euro play-off with Sweden is “two years worth of work in two games.”
Torino will be without Mario Alberto Santana for at least a month, as tests have found a tear in the thigh muscle.

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