NEWS

Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto could be a target for English Premier League side Liverpool, if reports in the British Press are to be believed.
Marco Verratti has withdrawn from the Italy squad through injury, the Italian Football Federation has confirmed.
Today's headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Mario Balotelli’s return to the Italy squad is a “broken promise” from Coach Antonio Conte, argues Pippo Maniero.
Turkish media claim Wesley Sneijder’s agent has met Juventus to prepare a January transfer from Galatasaray.
Udinese midfielder Silvan Widmer has been sent home from international duty with Switzerland.
Alessandro Nesta believes Italy Coach Antonio Conte can “put Mario Balotelli back on track.”
Standard Liege striker Paul-Jose M’Poku “would love to come to Napoli and puts them top of his priorities in Italy.”
Ajax Coach Frank de Boer is reportedly the top target for Inter President Erick Thohir next season.
Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier’s agent confirmed a January move is on the cards. “He’s being tracked by more than one Serie A scout.”
Mario Balotelli’s brother Enock Barwuah celebrated his Italy comeback with a remarkable picture.
Argentina manager Gerardo Martino said this call-up is “a great opportunity” for Carlos Tevez to prove himself.
Ex-Algeria and Trabzonspor Coach Vahid Halilhodzic confessed he “regrets declining” an offer from Milan.
It’s reported three big Premier League clubs want Khouma Babacar, but he’s set for an improved Fiorentina contract.
As Milan prepare to face Real Madrid on December 30, new reports Carlo Ancelotti is pushing Sami Khedira towards San Siro.
Marco Verratti is still not training with the rest of the Italy squad ahead of Sunday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia.
Cagliari could be without star striker Marco Sau for up to a month after he was diagnosed with a thigh problem.
Giovanni Trapattoni thinks that with the new tactical system, Juventus are now stronger than last year.
Gianluca Pagliuca reckons that Inter’s Samir Handanovic can go on to save more than his record 24 penalties in Serie A.
Lucas Biglia has reiterated that a summer transfer to Real Madrid was very close and that he’d like to grab the chance again if given the opportunity.
Maurizio Zamparini lists Paulo Dybala as currently the best player in Serie A and hopes he doesn’t have to sell him to balance the books.
Jose Callejon says that he had always hoped to be capped for Spain and asserts he intends to make the most of this ‘important step’.
Former Lazio and Charlton defender Mark Fish is recovering after suffering a heart scare on Sunday.
Cagliari’s Albin Ekdal has been recognised as the best Swedish midfielder for the second year in a row.
Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly says he is winning over fans after a tough start, as he praises Rafa Benitez.
The agent of Juventus forward Sebastian Giovinco says there’s no truth in links to Napoli, but he doesn’t rule out a move either.
First indications from Italy training are that Antonio Conte will run with Simone Zaza and Ciro Immobile in attack, instead of Mario Balotelli.
Roberto Soriano insists he’s always felt like an Italian, ahead of a possible debut for the Azzurri against Croatia or Albania.
Andrea Bertolacci insists Mario Balotelli is just another one of the group as the Liverpool striker returns to the Italy fold.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio has dismissed rumours that Mario Balotelli’s recall to the Italy squad was for sponsorship reasons.
Gianluigi Buffon’s agent has confirmed that the goalkeeper is indeed set to renew his contract with Juventus.
Albanian oil baron Rezart Taci could reportedly face competition from the likes of Massimo Moratti should he wish to take over at Parma.
Liverpool winger Suso’s agent has denied that his client has agreed to join Milan but revealed they are ‘certainly a possibility’.
Gianluigi Buffon and Daniele De Rossi were apparently told prior to Antonio Conte’s Italy announcement that Mario Balotelli would return to the Italy squad.
The agent of Udinese’s Thomas Heurtaux says his client will be allowed to leave should Juventus or Inter come calling.

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