NEWS

Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has denied rumours that Manchester City are interested in signing Stephan El Shaarawy.
Lazio legend Paolo Di Canio has criticised Italian referees, following the contentious decisions awarded to Juventus so far this season.
Torino boss Giampiero Ventura has hinted at the possibility of signing either Eduardo Vargas or Mauro Zarate in January.
Palermo have again underlined their intention to hand club captain Fabrizio Miccoli a new contract in Sicily.
Inter have the best set of attacking options in Serie A right now, claims club legend Sandro Mazzola.
Italian champions Juventus could pick up Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente in January for as little as €6m.
The agent of Corinthians’ Paulinho is set to arrive in Italy this week – possibly for talks with Inter.
Sampdoria are adamant that Coach Ciro Ferrara is safe despite the club’s sixth straight Serie A defeat.
Palermo will anxiously await the results of tests after Fabrizio Miccoli picked up an injury in last night’s 4-1 loss at Roma.
Panagiotis Tachtsidis has acknowledged that he may not be a crowd favourite at Roma, but he’s just doing his job.
Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni was forced to have an x-ray on his hand after picking up an injury in the game against Juventus!
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Palermo have to “save ourselves from relegation” this season and sell players who don’t commit in January.
Zdenek Zeman praised Roma’s midfield and forwards for finally helping out in defence, but admits to a concern ahead of the Derby della Capitale.
Roma got back on track with a 4-1 victory over Palermo, but Mattia Destro scored his debut goal and got sent off – all in seven minutes on the pitch!
Roma general manager Claudio Fenucci assures Zdenek Zeman “is not up for debate” despite recent setbacks.
Roma miss Daniele De Rossi and Leandro Castan, but welcome a Palermo side that has a similar all-attack approach to football. Bring on the fireworks!
Massimo Moratti claims refereeing errors in favour of Juventus were “intentional” and “unjustifiable” despite Inter’s win.
Siena staff insist safety was always within reach and Gigi Del Neri asks for Genoa patience.
Ciro Ferrara must work on Sampdoria's heads, but Stefano Colantuono couldn't be happier with Atalanta's attitude.
Walter Mazzarri rues missed chances, but Giampiero Ventura notes Torino earned their point.
Vincenzo Montella was impressed with Fiorentina's attitude, but Ivo Pulga feels Cagliari ran out of steam.
Rolando Maran praised Catania's near perfect performance, but Vladimir Petkovic took responsibility.
Stefano Pioli rues a fatal hesitation and Francesco Guidolin admires Udinese's comeback.
Vincenzo Montella is trying to keep Fiorentina’s feet on the ground after they flew into fourth place with a four-star performance against Cagliari.
Ciro Ferrara assures “real men emerge from these situations” as Sampdoria back the Coach after a sixth consecutive defeat.
Vladimir Petkovic feels Lazio’s 4-0 thrashing in Catania was “a psychological issue” and fears they were distracted by next Sunday’s clash with Roma.
Walter Mazzarri compliments Torino, but concedes Napoli threw away the victory today. “The game was finished.”
Giovanni Stroppa hailed Pescara's attitude, but Roberto Donadoni gave his players a telling off.
Sampdoria may well consider axing Ciro Ferrara after falling to their sixth defeat on the bounce, as Atalanta conquered Marassi in relegation tussle.
Fiorentina kept their cool and Stevan Jovetic broke his goal drought to end Cagliari’s run of four consecutive wins in style.
Lazio were crushed 4-0 in Catania and Napoli gifted Torino a point, while Samp and Genoa keep sliding down.
British newspapers report that Manchester City want to exchange Mario Balotelli with Milan hitman Stephan El Shaarawy.
Edinson Cavani returns in a bid to revive Napoli, but they face a Torino side unbeaten on their travels.
Pescara have saved Coach Giovanni Stroppa’s job with a hard-fought victory over Parma thanks to Elvis Abbruscato and Vladimir Weiss.

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