NEWS

Walter Gargano has turned down his latest call-up to the Uruguay national team to continue training with Napoli.
Manolo Gabbiadini has lifted the lid on Sinisa Mihajlovic’s managerial technique at Sampdoria and admits he is targeting a place with Italy.
Massimo Ferrero says it was ‘love at first sight’ with Sinisa Mihajlovic, as he reflects on Sampdoria’s confidence.
Tommaso Ghirardi has said that ‘now is not the time to despair’ at Parma, despite their difficult start to the season.
Leonardo Bonucci’s personal motivator says he gave the player garlic sweets and told him to ‘breathe in the face of Gervinho and Francesco Totti’.
Juventus’ fine handed out to Arturo Vidal for reporting in for training late on Friday was reportedly €100,000, with their ‘patience at its limit’.
Paolo Maldini advises Milan to identify an objective this season, as he does not see that they have been built with anything particular in mind.
Pavel Nedved has waded into the Juventus-Roma debate with sharp criticism for Giallorosso captain Francesco Totti.
Fiorentina and Juan Cuadrado are reportedly still €1m apart in suggested wages for contract talks otherwise seen as heading in the right direction.
Beppe Marotta has conceded that ‘Roma have definitely bridged the gap’ to Juventus that was present from last season.
Beppe Marotta has called Francesco Totti’s words ‘damaging’ to Juventus and hit out at the suggestion the League is distorted in their favour.
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Genoa midfielder Stefano Sturaro has pulled out of Italy’s Under-21 squad and is facing around three weeks on the sidelines.
Giacomo Bonaventura’s agent says that the Milan player’s injury that ruled him out of the Italy squad is not serious.
Former Inter Coach Corrado Orrico says he sees a ‘disconnected’ team at San Siro, whilst he is surprised by Walter Mazzarri’s struggles.
Nedo Sonetti says it is a miracle and perhaps a sign of a maturing Maurizio Zamparini that he has not yet sacked Beppe Iachini at Palermo.
Serse Cosmi believes Roma must put yesterday’s sense of injustice behind them and start again with the belief they are on Juventus’ level.
Palermo have listed 28 players for a training retreat to be held in Friuli starting tomorrow, as they try to reverse their current crisis.
Reports in England are picking up on Keita Balde Diao’s discontent at Lazio and once more linking him with a move to Liverpool.
Michele Serena believes that Sinisa Mihajlovic’s success so far this season at Sampdoria is the result of clever man-management with his players.
Cesena have confirmed that they have reached a deal to sign Portugal international striker Hugo Almeida subject to a medical.
Federico Bernardeschi downplays comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo and plays up Italy’s Under-21 test against Slovakia.
Erick Thohir admits Inter may make moves in the January transfer window, but that Walter Mazzarri will continue to be ‘given a chance’.
The Lega Serie A confirm several suspensions, including two games for Roma’s Kostas Manolas, and a fine for Rudi Garcia.
Antonio Conte has called up Andrea Pirlo to the Italy squad for Euro 2016 qualifying, in place of the injured Giacomo Bonaventura.
The Lega Serie A has confirmed that the Supercoppa Italiana between Juventus and Napoli will be played in Doha, Qatar on December 22.
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Mark Iuliano believes Juventus deserved to win against Roma yesterday and it is proof that they are the ‘dominant team’ in Italy.
Carlo Tavecchio has called on Roma and Juventus to ‘tone things down’ and says he plans to request to FIFA the use of television replays on dubious calls.
Enrico Castellacci has confirmed Marco Verratti’s ankle injury may seen him drop out of the Italy squad, whilst Giacomo Bonaventura is also injured.
Rudi Garcia has continued the polemic from Roma’s defeat to Juventus by tweeting that it ‘really does hurt Italian football’.
Il Mattino believe that the Italian Super Cup between Juventus and Napoli has been set for December 22 in Doha, Qatar.
Antonio Conte has explained Graziano Pelle’s inclusion and Mario Balotelli’s exclusion from his latest Italy squad.
Antonio Conte has reflected on Alberto Aquilani’s potential turning point, picking his regista this month and potentially recalling Andrea Pirlo.
Antonio Conte is unconcerned by Juventus-Roma and says he does not expect it to affect squad relations in the Italy squad.

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