NEWS

Dani Osvaldo is in limbo again after his agent warned a return to Boca Juniors is off, but “two Italian clubs want him.”
Cesare Prandelli looks back over the failed World Cup campaign, Mario Balotelli and how Italy go into Euro 2016.
Gianluigi Donnarumma’s “dream is to lift the Scudetto and Champions League trophies for Milan.”
Ivan Perisic believes Juventus “are our biggest challengers for the Scudetto,” though Inter fear Napoli and Fiorentina too.
Roma are looking to the Premier League for Watford striker Odion Ighalo and Crystal Palace’s Yannick Bolasie.
Lassana Diarra has denied reports in Italy and France that he is in talks with Inter or Juventus.
Bologna are close to securing Sassuolo striker Sergio Floccari, despite Frosinone interest.
Roma have reportedly agreed terms with Brescia for 20-year-old midfielder Ismail H’Maidat.
Milan are the latest side linked with a January bid for Inter defender Nemanja Vidic.
FIGC director Michele Uva said Antonio Conte’s future “will certainly be addressed” before Euro 2016.
Udinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has been voted the best Ghana player of the year.
New Palermo signing Manuel Arteaga has arrived for training. “I am here to work hard and score lots of goals.”
Marek Hamsik has big plans for 2016. “I want to win the Scudetto with Napoli and star at Euro 2016 with Slovakia.”
Cagliari are crowned Winter Champions of Serie B, Bari, Novara and Livorno collapse, while Avellino shock Cesena.
Radja Nainggolan says he “worked hard to reach a big club” like Roma, while Italy are “among the Euro 2016 favourites.”
Inter forward Mauro Icardi feels Napoli “have something more” in the Scudetto race, while Juventus, Fiorentina and Roma are in the running.
Nikola Kalinic trusts Fiorentina “can be protagonists in Serie A and the Europa League” this season.
Sampdoria director Carlo Osti accused Anderlecht striker Stefano Okaka of “lying” about his departure.
Jose Callejon believes Napoli can win the Scudetto and “make Serie A history. I feel very Neapolitan.”
West Ham United and Crystal Palace revived their attempts to poach striker Simone Zaza from Juventus for €27m (£19.9m).
It’s reported Napoli offered Mirko Valdifiori plus €7m cash for Torino defender Nikola Maksimovic.
Juventus want to reinforce their midfield with Joao Moutinho from Monaco, then Genoa-owned Rolando Mandragora.
Inter are reportedly close to securing Gregory van der Wiel, but Paris Saint-Germain want €4m.
Barcelona have joined Inter in asking Lazio about €35m-rated attacking midfielder Antonio Candreva.
Roma are reportedly lining up a free transfer for Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa next season.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi continues to aim insults at Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Bologna confirm they’re in talks with Inter for Andrea Ranocchia and the loan of Jonathan Calleri. “If the terms change…”
Brazilian media are confident Fluminense will sign Paulo Henrique from Napoli for €2m.
Napoli outcast Jonathan De Guzman should finally join Bournemouth next week after the move collapsed in August.
Fabio Capello analyses the current Italy squad, but thinks it “crazy Franco Baresi and Paolo Maldini never won the Ballon d’Or.”
Mohamed Salah trusts Roma “can do it” against Real Madrid in the Champions League. “I want to win here.”
Marco Verratti discussed the Scudetto race, Antonio Conte, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Carlo Ancelotti, Euro 2016 and what went wrong in Brazil.
Tottenham want Sassuolo starlet Domenico Berardi, but need to out-bid the Juventus option worth €25m.
Erick Thohir hailed “fundamental” Mauro Icardi, the “core for Inter’s future” and why Andrea Pirlo won’t arrive.
Liverpool are being linked with Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti and Milan’s Diego Lopez.