NEWS

Fiorentina’s Jakub Blaszczykowski says it’s ‘special to play in Poland’ but that ‘it won’t be easy’ against Lech Poznan tomorrow.
Felipe Melo underlines that he didn’t leave Galatasaray for money: “Inter pay me less than half of what I earned before.”
Juventus midfielder Stefano Sturaro insists a draw at Borussia Monchengladbach was “a good point.”
Inter midfielder Felipe Melo says Coach Roberto Mancini is ‘like a father’ and praises the Derby della Madonnina.
Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic discusses his free-kick prowess - “it took more than 10 years to learn.”
Former Palermo Coaches Davide Ballardini or Luigi Del Neri could return to the Rosanero hotseat if Giuseppe Iachini is fired.
Lech Poznan Coach Jan Urban says his side ‘can win against Fiorentina tomorrow, but admits it would be ‘a surprise.’
Reports in Spain suggest Inter have rekindled interest in Valencia’s Sofiane Feghouli.
Udinese owner Giampaolo Pozzo puts more pressure on Coach Stefano Colantuono by saying they ‘can’t afford to lose’ against Napoli on Sunday.
Udinese owner Giampaolo Pozzo says ‘no one will leave in January’, ruling out a potential Emmanuel Badu switch to Napoli.
Roma will dispense with the services of Coach Rudi Garcia if they don’t win the Scudetto, according to reports.
Marcello Lippi admits “I made a mistake” in retiring, and could take another club job in Italy.
Coach Maurizio Sarri confirms that Christian Maggio will play for Napoli against Midtjylland tomorrow evening.
Lazio have announced Stefan De Vrij will miss the next six months after having knee surgery today.
Napoli midfielder Mirko Valdifiori is not worried by a lack of playing time - “I’m aware of my qualities”.
Maurizio Sarri says he’ll send out his best Napoli team to face Midtjylland, but will take “fatigue” into account.
Inter defender Jeison Murillo admits it feels “very good” to be top of Serie A, but calls for concentration.
Mattia De Sciglio believes a “calmer atmosphere” is part of the reason for Milan’s upturn in form.
Lazio have named their squad to face Rosenborg, with Stefano Mauri fit to make the trip to Norway.
Stephan Lichtsteiner says Juventus “can’t be satisfied” despite his goal after returning from heart surgery.
Jose Mauri’s agent warns his client doesn’t want a loan move away from Milan - “it wouldn’t be a good sign.”
Carpi President Claudio Caliumi discusses the return of Fabrizio Castori - “sometimes you make the wrong choices.”
Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez sees a “big opportunity” to take a step toward Champions League qualification against Roma.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini is “worried” by Coach Beppe Iachini, and expects him to “change the mentality”.
Ravel Morrison could play from the start for Lazio against Rosenborg tomorrow.
Montreal Impact have released a statement denying Didier Drogba will move to Bologna in January.
Demetrio Albertini is embarrassed by the Carlo Tavecchio scandal - ‘we see it as a gaffe, but they’re racist phrases’.
Milan are reportedly close to a deal for Palermo’s Franco Vazquez, though he won’t move until the summer.
Manchester City could emerge as rivals to Inter for a loan deal for New York City FC’s Andrea Pirlo.
Fiorentina are reportedly ready to challenge Napoli for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
There are concerns for Marco Verratti after he had X-Rays on his left leg following Real Madrid 1-0 PSG.
Borussia Monchengladbach players Ibrahima Traore and Granit Xhaka “proud” of Champions League draws with Juventus.
Borussia Monchengladbach boss Andre Schubert credited Gigi Buffon for earning 10-man Juventus a 1-1 draw.
Paulo Dybala admits Max Allegri “was right to substitute me” in the 1-1 Champions League draw with Borussia Monchengladbach.