NEWS

Paolo Cannavaro was cleared of simulation for Sassuolo against Lazio, while Danilo Cataldi and Blerim Dzemaili are suspended.
Galatasaray sporting director Cenk Ergun says Inter are interested in defender Semih Kaya.
Italy CT Antonio Conte will face a preliminary hearing over match-fixing links on February 18.
Thiago Silva puts his development while at Milan down to Alessandro Nesta, who had “incredible class.”
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia is reportedly torn between a 4-3-3 and a 4-4-2 to face Bayer Leverkusen tonight.
The agent of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly calls for “an important contract” to tie his client down.
FIFA have confirmed that elections to determine Sepp Blatter’s successor will go ahead on February 26.
Mario Balotelli is yet to return to training with his Milan teammates, struggling with a sports hernia.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela rubbishes links with Inter and Roma - “I have always wanted to stay here.”
Antonio Rudiger says he joined Roma to “prove I can play at this level consistently.”
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini confirms Sergio Aguero will be out for a month, making him a doubt for the return clash with Juventus.
Roma legend Giuseppe Giannini believes Gervinho could be a trump card against Bayer Leverkusen.
Carlo Ancelotti believes Marco Verratti has “all the qualities” to be Andrea Pirlo’s successor.
Ottmar Hitzfeld reveals that Stephan Lichtsteiner is his favourite Juventus player and praises the ‘world class’ Sami Khedira.
Coaching legend Ottmar Hitzfeld has warned Juventus that Champions League rivals Borussia Monchengladbach are ‘strong in attack and defence.’
Bologna are reportedly interested in attracting former Fiorentina Coach Vincenzo Montella and sporting director Daniele Prade to the club.
Juventus captain Gigi Buffon says his team ‘will be in the fight for the top’ but admits that talking about the Scudetto right now is ‘delusional’.
Lazio’s injury crisis is set to worsen, with Keita Balde reportedly out for 40 days and Stefan De Vrij likely to go under the knife.
Juventus have reportedly agreed a deal with Chelsea to sign Juan Cuadrado permanently for a reduced price of €22m.
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is reportedly ready to make 16-year-old Gianluigi Donnarumma the youngster goalkeeper ever to appear in Serie A.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri and former Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti have been nominated for the FIFA World Coach of the Year award.
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is the only Serie A player to make the 23-man Ballon D’Or shortlist, which features no Italians.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fiorentina have lost midfielder Marcos Alonso to a thigh strain, the club confirms.
Coach Paulo Sousa admits “there are teams superior to Fiorentina”, but doesn’t rule out a Scudetto challenge.
Former Italy CT Cesare Prandelli believes Juventus and Inter both showed “fear” in the Derby d’Italia.
Lucas Digne says Roma are going to Bayer Leverkusen in search of “maximum points” tomorrow evening.
Scottish referee Craig Thomson will be in charge for Juventus’ clash with Borussia Monchengladbach.
Lazio have confirmed that forward Keita Balde Diao has suffered a medial collateral ligament injury.
Alessandro Florenzi admits the two games against Bayer Leverkusen are crucial for Roma - “we want to have our say.”
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia defends his record in Europe but admits “we could have done better”.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia looks forward to an “exciting week” in Serie A and the Champions League.
Marek Hamsik’s agent assures he won’t leave Napoli in January, and it’s “unlikely” he’d join Juventus.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent reaffirms his client’s desire to “stay at Napoli for life”.
Leeds United President Massimo Cellino has again been barred by the Football League.