NEWS

Reports say Atalanta have beaten Udinese to the signature of Watford winger Alessandro Diamanti.
Napoli have reportedly raised their bid for Nikola Maksimovic to €22m, but Torino are holding out for €25m.
English reports say Southampton and Crystal Palace are battling to sign Juventus midfielder Stefano Sturaro.
Marcello Lippi invites Milan to make him their next Coach: “I’m ready to return to the bench.”
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia is expected to be fired today, but says: ‘These things happen in the life of a Coach’.
Guillermo Barros Schelotto is officially Palermo’s third Coach of the season, marking Enzo Maresca’s return to the squad.
Patrice Evra is reportedly set to be offered a one-year contract extension by Juventus.
Torino are reportedly close to completing a deal for Ciro Immobile, but Sevilla are demanding an extra €1m.
Reports say Barcelona full-back Adriano has accepted a move to Roma, but the Blaugrana must still be convinced.
Inter will meet Ezequiel Lavezzi’s agent today and PSG could let him go for €6m, according to reports.
Today's headlines in English from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport. 
Italy failed to cast a vote for the Ballon d’Or, reportedly in protest at Gigi Buffon not being nominated.
Bologna have officially confirmed the signing of Sassuolo striker Sergio Floccari.
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba wants to win the Ballon d’Or one day but “there’s a lot of work to be done”.
Alessandro Florenzi is philosophical after failing to win the Puskas Award, but won’t discuss Rudi Garcia.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini is “working with my lawyers” to terminate Davide Ballardini’s contract.
Jorge Sampaoli calls Roma “a great team” but denies he could take over from Coach Rudi Garcia.
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has been named in the FIFPro World XI for 2015.
President Maurizio Zamparini confirms Guillermo Barros Schelotto will take over as Palermo Coach.
Kaka believes his former side Milan “will rise again” - if they follow the example of Juventus.
Shock reports claim Palermo will turn to Guillermo Barros Schelotto to replace Davide Ballardini.
Juventus target Ilkay Gundogan hasn’t committed to Borussia Dortmund - “a footballer’s career is short, anything could happen”.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s agent assures it’s “too early” for his client to consider leaving Lazio.
Napoli defender Elseid Hysaj warns “being winter champions doesn’t matter, it’s better to win the title at the end”.
Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi is nominated for the Puskas Award and says “It’s a dream to be here”.
Walter Mazzarri’s agent discusses links to Roma - ‘If James Pallotta calls, I’ll answer’.
Torino are reportedly in talks with Sevilla to bring Ciro Immobile back to the club.
Boca Juniors striker Jonathan Calleri is reportedly set for Atletico Mineiro, rather than Bologna.
Marek Hamsik’s agent says his client “wants to win everything” with Napoli “starting with the Scudetto”.
Milan's official television channel insists "there was never any meeting" between Silvio Berlusconi and Marcello Lippi.
Diego Maradona promises to return to Italy and “celebrate as a fan” if Napoli win the Scudetto.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has met with Marcello Lippi in case Sinisa Mihajlovic is sacked, according to reports.
Reports suggest Roma President James Pallotta has decided to sack Rudi Garcia, but it won't be announced today.
Marcelo Brozovic’s agent admits “Premier League clubs know him well” but “if Inter think he deserves a new contract…”
Fiorentina and Spartak Moscow have agreed terms for on-loan Genoa midfielder Tino Costa, say reports.