NEWS

Pippo Inzaghi said Real Madrid v Milan “will always be different from the rest” as the sides meet in Dubai.
Lazio have reportedly rejected Liverpool’s offer of Fabio Borini for Eddy Onazi, but €10m could change their minds.
It’s reported Mattia Destro asked Roma for a transfer, so could go to Milan in exchange for Stephan El Shaarawy.
Inter striker Mauro Icardi would “happily welcome” Mario Balotelli from Liverpool. “He’s a great player.”
Roma defender Leandro Castan will be able to head the ball in three months’ time after undergoing brain surgery.
Juninho Pernambucano assured Andrea Pirlo is “the professor, an artist of the free kick who deserves the Ballon d’Or.”
Nemanja Vidic could be sent back to Manchester United just six months after his transfer to Inter.
Inter-owned goalkeeper Francesco Bardi could leave Chievo in January for a move abroad, possibly to Liverpool.
Hellas Verona and Empoli are both interested in taking Australia international Josh Brillante off Fiorentina.
QPR outcast Adel Taarabt has reportedly offered himself to Napoli, seeking a return to Serie A after his Milan spell.
Chievo hitman Alberto Paloschi could be the solution to Fiorentina’s centre-forward woes.
Juventus want a trequartista and options include Wesley Sneijder, Xherdan Shaqiri and Hatem Ben Arfa.
Lukas Podolski discussed his likely loan move from Arsenal to Inter. “I am 29 years old and I want to play!”
There are reports Atletico Madrid have a clause allowing them to sell Alessio Cerci in June, interrupting his Milan loan.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
In a new twist, Chelsea have sent Fernando Torres to Milan on a permanent transfer, so he can join Atletico Madrid.
Fernando Torres is expected to arrive at Atletico Madrid on December 30, while Alessio Cerci has his Milan medical on January 2.
Parma finished the 2013-14 financial year with losses of €13.69m.
Ivan Strinic confirmed he will “be a Napoli player on Monday. It’s a great challenge for me and I can’t wait to start.”
Italian media claim Lazio could receive Fabio Borini in exchange for Nigerian midfielder Eddy Onazi to Liverpool.
It’s reported Inter have agreed basic terms to take Lukas Podolski on a six-month loan from Arsenal.
Rafa Benitez reveals why he chose Napoli, the importance of “balance” and what will make him most proud at the club.
Atletico Madrid assistant manager German Burgos confirmed they are “just waiting for confirmation” on Fernando Torres.
Brendan Rodgers said Liverpool have “not even thought about” loaning Mario Balotelli to Inter.
Fernando Torres “is very happy and can’t wait” for his return to Atletico Madrid, as Alessio Cerci goes to Milan.
It has been a rough Christmas for Roma players, as both Radja Nainggolan and Gervinho were robbed.
Juventus are said to be in advanced talks with Porto for defender Rolando, who’d return to Serie A after Inter.
Daniele De Rossi could leave Roma for New York City FC and the MLS, but only if he wins the Scudetto.
Inter are in London for meetings with Arsenal over Lukas Podolski and Chelsea for Mohamed Salah.
Lazio have reportedly agreed terms with Wesley Hoedt, but AZ Alkmaar have not yet given the all-clear.
Goran Pandev is close to a Serie A return with Genoa after six months with Galatasaray.
Beppe Marotta said Max Allegri “proved the doubters wrong” at Juventus, but admits the Scudetto is “obligatory.”
Milan Channel announced Alessio Cerci will join them in an exchange of loans with Fernando Torres to Atletico Madrid.
Fiorentina will ask Chelsea to terminate Marko Marin’s season-long loan spell six months early.
Alessio Cerci is “evaluating the best solution” with Atletico Madrid, but has “not refused or signed for” Inter or Milan.

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