NEWS

Max Allegri has ruled himself out of the running for the Italy job and urged Juventus to “take it one game at a time” against Sampdoria and Barcelona.
A poll of Football Italia readers reveals close to 70 per cent of people think Carlo Ancelotti should be the new Italy CT.
Juan Cuadrado is in the Juventus squad travelling to face Sampdoria, but Gigi Buffon and Andrea Barzagli will not start, confirmed Max Allegri.
Marco Giampaolo warned Sampdoria must “go for it” against Juventus, as “football is not an abstract concept or a mathematical calculation.”
According to agent Giovanni Branchini, Carlo Ancelotti has turned down an offer to become the new Italy Coach.
Marko Pjaca finally makes his Juventus comeback after eight months today, featuring for the youth team against Milan.
New Genoa Coach Davide Ballardini wants “passion and fire” from his players in the relegation showdown with Crotone.
It’s the first Derby della Capitale without Francesco Totti in over 20 years, so the former Roma captain marked the occasion with a message.
Milan defender Luca Antonelli could be set for a new experience at Antalyaspor with former Rossoneri Coach Leonardo.
There are reports Juventus boss Max Allegri could quit the Italian Coaches’ Association in protest over Renzo Ulivieri’s defence of Carlo Tavecchio.
Fabio Quagliarella believes Sampdoria was “in my destiny,” but looks back over his career at Napoli, Juventus, the stalker nightmare and having Jose Mourinho as a fan.
Ciro Immobile is in the Lazio squad to face Roma in today’s Derby della Capitale, but it remains to be seen if he can start.
Carlo Ancelotti will reportedly not enter genuine negotiations for the Italy job until FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio’s future is confirmed.
Federico Chiesa has officially extended his contract with Fiorentina to June 2022, despite interest from Juventus, Napoli, PSG and Chelsea.
Juventus have reportedly approached Khephren Thuram, the 16-year-old son of their former defender Lilian, from the Monaco youth team.
Arrigo Sacchi “would not be surprised” to see Milan win this evening’s trip to Serie A leaders Napoli and explains how to “defuse the bomb.”
Dries Mertens expressed his love for Napoli and the fans, said Coach Maurizio Sarri “taught me football” and can’t wait for the Scudetto.
Radja Nainggolan and Ciro Immobile are expected to shake off injuries in order to start today’s massive Rome Derby.
Alessandro Nesta announced he is leaving his post as Coach of Miami FC for “a new challenge” and could be heading back to Italy.
Chelsea are sending scouts to Inter’s match against Atalanta on Sunday night to view Milan Skriniar and Antonio Candreva.
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Juventus defender Medhi Benatia assure’s he’s fit and available for a “difficult” game with Sampdoria on Sunday.
After Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years, Serie A returns to brighten the post-apocalyptic gloom.
Gianluigi Buffon could break a further two Serie A records before his planned retirement at the end of the season.
Roma striker Patrik Schick is out of the Derby della Capitale with Lazio, but Radja Nainggolan is included.
Former Inter President Massimo Moratti says Carlo Ancelotti is “without doubt perfect” for the next Italy CT.
If Juventus beat Sampdoria on Sunday, it will be Massimiliano Allegri’s 300th victory as a Coach.
Valencia Coach Marcelino says Simone Zaza has had a meniscus problem “for quite some time”, which kept him out of Italy’s play-off games.
Napoli defender Raul Albiol admits winning the Scudetto “will not be easy” but “we want to stay up there”.
Milan sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli admits Napoli are “a great team” but “we have huge confidence in our lads”.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini puts his success down to hard work - “I knew a lot of talents who didn’t make sacrifices to become the champions they could have been”.
Giacomo Bonaventura is back in Milan’s squad for their match against Napoli in Serie A on Friday, but there is no Hakan Calhanoglu
Simone Inzaghi says he is ‘hopeful’ that Ciro Immobile can play in Saturday’s Derby della Capitale between Lazio and Roma.
Vincenzo Montella insists Milan “can hurt Napoli” on Saturday, despite the Partenopei “probably playing the best football in Europe.”
Milan owner Li Yonghong finds himself under more scrutiny as it is reported that he is not a mining proprietor, amidst a history of business disputes.