NEWS

Lazio’s search for a new defender has moved to Marseille for Cameroon international Nicolas N’Koulou.
Roma forward Juan Manuel Iturbe reportedly completed his move to Bournemouth, just days after he had been all set for Watford.
Fiorentina are said to be targeting Atalanta pair Alejandro Gomez and Marten De Roon.
Inter’s search for a creative midfielder could take them to the Napoli bench and Mirko Valdifiori.
Premier League leaders Leicester City could pay €10m for Sampdoria youngster Pedro Pereira.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini confirmed Luca Rigoni requested a transfer, “but I don’t want Goran Pandev.”
Rai Sport claim Milan have secured Franco Vazquez from Palermo, either in January or at the end of the season.
Napoli have officially extended Jorginho’s contract to June 30 2020.
Roma have reportedly agreed to keep faith with Rudi Garcia, but only for the moment.
Fluminense have made an offer for Napoli defender Paulo Henrique, but Flamengo and Gremio are also interested.
Italy legend Dino Zoff thought he was going to die after being hospitalised with a viral infection. “It was my most important save.”
Kalidou Koulibaly could sign a Napoli renewal, but his agent warned “there are some offers it’s hard to turn down.”
President Erick Thohir wants Inter “back among the top 10 clubs in the world. Leo Messi – why not?”
Fredy Guarin knows Inter “have a huge opportunity” to win the Scudetto this season “and reach the Champions League.”
Fabio Capello tips Juventus to progress against Bayern Munich in the Champions League. “They have problems in defence.”
Marco Verratti believes “Antonio Conte is the right man for the Italy job. With him, you play if you deserve it.”
While reports insist Alisson is due to join Roma, Internacional insist “there’s nothing concrete yet.”
Leicester City could send three players to Sampdoria in January: Yohan Benalouane, Gokhan Inler and Andrej Kramaric.
Giuseppe Rossi’s agent said he’ll “99 per cent leave Fiorentina in January,” but Bologna pull out of the race.
Alessandro Florenzi confesses he grew up emulating Roma teammate Francesco Totti and supporting the Giallorossi.
Former Lazio captain Cristian Ledesma reveals he’ll quit Santos and is open to joining Atalanta.
Federico Bernardeschi is a revelation at Fiorentina, attracting interest from Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester United.
Chievo have told interested clubs, including Swansea City and Sassuolo, that Alberto Paloschi “is not for sale.”
Borja Valero expects “a wonderful match” between Fiorentina and Tottenham, as Spurs “want revenge.”
Napoli are one point off leaders Inter, but Maurizio Sarri insists “it’d be presumptuous to think of the Scudetto.”
Fiorentina “realised they can’t hold Giuseppe Rossi back. He wants to play, there’s interest from Italian, Spanish and English clubs.”
Lorenzo Insigne “has rediscovered the joy of football thanks to Maurizio Sarri,” said the Napoli man’s agent.
Luciano Spalletti has been heavily linked with a return to Roma, but he’s also considering Guoan Beijing in China.
The latest Lazio transfer targets in defence are Daniel Agger of Brondby and Dnipro’s Douglas.
It’s reported Fiorentina will sign Lisandro Lopez from Benfica over the next few days for €7m.
Roma outcast Ashley Cole is close to joining Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy.
Monaco are reportedly ready to bid €15m for Lazio’s Keita Balde Diao, with negotiations underway.
Italy CT Antonio Conte is ‘one of the best coaches in the world’ according to Anderlecht striker Stefano Okaka.
Anderlecht striker Stefano Okaka says Sampdoria ‘threatened to ruin my life if I didn’t renew’ as he reflects on his exit.
Stevan Jovetic, Adem Ljajic and Felipe Melo have reportedly been handed fines in the wake of Inter’s defeat to Lazio on Sunday.