NEWS

Marco Materazzi is putting the finishing touches to a deal that will see him become player-Coach for Indian Super League club Chennai.
Stefano Colantuono says he almost signed Simone Zaza and has made clear Atalanta’s commitment to improve on the road, starting at Cagliari.
Gustavo Poyet has described Italy international Emanuele Giaccherini as a ‘totally new player’ at Sunderland this season.
Milan is worth at least €618m according to the latest information released by Fininvest, the holding company owned by Silvio Berlusconi and family.
Laurent Blanc has hinted that if Roma target Adrien Rabiot were to leave Paris Saint-Germain, it would be in January.
Rudi Garcia has listed 24 players for his Roma squad to face Empoli, including Douglas Maicon and some expected to actually be rested.
Juventus and Napoli are reportedly in agreement that the 2014 Italian Super Cup will be played in Doha.
Jasmin Kurtic cried tears of joy when signing for Fiorentina, he has revealed in his official presentation.
Marco van Ginkel says Nigel de Jong, Fernando Torres and Jose Mourinho all had a role in persuading him to accept Milan's offer.
Djamel Mesbah has been presented today at Sampdoria and expects the club to be aiming high this season.
Italy will have to beat Slovakia to clinch a place in the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic.
Tommaso Ghirardi has announced that he has withdrawn his resignation as Parma President as no-one ‘of note’ came in with an offer to buy him out.
Rudi Garcia has made clear that he won’t have two Roma teams in mind in balancing between League and European commitments.
Marek Hamsik reiterates that he is happy at Napoli, as he affirms the squad’s togetherness and need to focus game by game.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has cooled the furore over the injury situation in Turin.
Andrea Stramaccioni says his win in Turin while Inter boss means nothing ahead of the Juventus-Udinese encounter.
Alessandro Rosina is willing to sacrifice personal glory if it means Catania make an immediate return to Serie A.
Emiliano Viviano is looking to break back into the Italian national squad following his move to Sampdoria.
Frederik Sorensen says he could see a long-term future at Verona after joining the club over the summer.
Milan will reportedly not risk Stephan El Shaarawy in the game against Parma after he picked up an injury.
Inter defender Jonathan will meet club officials at some stage this month to discuss a new deal with the Beneamata.
Federico Bernardeschi and Stefano Sturaro are set to enjoy bright futures, says Italian Under-20 boss Alberigo Evani.
Alessandro Matri is keen to prove to Genoa that they were right to sign him during the summer.
Fredy Guarin is hoping he can become a reference point for Inter during the 2014-15 campaign.
Gigi Del Neri thinks new Italy star Simone Zaza can be compared with Christian Vieri rather than Gianluca Vialli.
Hernan Crespo is in favour of Milan’s decision to sacrifice Mario Balotelli for Fernando Torres this summer.
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Sassuolo patron Giorgio Squinzi warns Juventus will have to “get their wallets out” for Simone Zaza.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero has plans to build “the biggest stadium in Europe” by the sea in Genoa.
Giuseppe Sannino explains why he quit Watford. “The club was extraordinary, but I needed to be back in Italy.”
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone reveals Catania was “a real learning curve” in his career.
Fernando Llorente said Juventus Coach Max Allegri has “a winning spirit” and trusts Fernando Torres will impress at Milan.
Adriano Galliani silenced naysayers on Diego Lopez and noted Mattia De Sciglio is “the symbol of Milan.”
Sassuolo striker Simone Zaza admits his “life has changed” with a debut Italy goal, but brushes off Mario Balotelli comparisons.
Marco van Ginkel believes he is “suited to Italian football” and can prove himself at Milan on loan from Chelsea.

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