NEWS

Italy boss Cesare Prandelli will invite Simone Farina to train with his squad after the Gubbio player turned down an alleged bribe.
After being linked with the Genoa job yesterday, Luigi Del Neri is now seeing his name associated with Parma.
Seven players have been suspended for the first round of Serie A in 2012 following the midweek games.
Genoa have announced that they will definitely sign a new centre-forward during the January transfer window.
Christian Maggio is “just a few details away” from signing a new contract with Serie A and Champions League outfit Napoli.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has confirmed that his club have netted Eduardo Vargas from Universidad de Chile.
Palermo would consider selling Mauricio Pinilla to Fiorentina should the Viola table an acceptable offer.
Playing and scoring in the Champions League was the highlight of 2011 for Napoli striker Edinson Cavani.
Sao Paulo have conceded that they will consider selling Serie A target Casemiro during the January transfer window.
The agent of available Juventus striker Amauri says he’s had no contact with Tottenham.
Juventus ace Mirko Vucinic has expressed his delight after being named as Montenegro’s Player of the Year.
Zvonimir Boban is looking forward to the prospect of seeing a Milan side containing Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Carlos Tevez.
Forgotten Fiorentina midfielder Marco Marchionni will not consider a move to Serie B in January.
Massimo Maccarone will probably leave Sampdoria in January – but his next destination is still unknown.
Juventus have taken steps to eventually replace Gigi Buffon by reportedly doing a deal for teenage goalkeeper Nicola Leali.
January transfer target Angelo Palombo says he wants to remain at Sampdoria for the rest of the season.
Reports are gathering pace that Roma striker Marco Borriello will end the present campaign at Juventus.
Milan have taken a step closer to signing Carlos Tevez from Manchester City, reports in Italy are suggesting.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
New Genoa Coach Pasquale Marino admits replacing Alberto Malesani is “the best Christmas present I could’ve asked for.”
Claudio Ranieri believes Inter’s youngsters need to be given time to grow. “It’s difficult here, as elsewhere the media is friendlier.”
There are strong reports Carlo Ancelotti will take over at Paris Saint-Germain after the club confirmed talks to terminate Antoine Kombouaré’s contract.
Spanish media claim that Milan have struck a deal to sign Barcelona’s Seydou Keita next season.
The changes to the Serie A fixture list are confirmed for the end of January and beginning of February, but depend on the Coppa Italia results too.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi explains why he sacked Alberto Malesani to bring in Pasquale Marino. “The 6-1 at Napoli was too humiliating. This is football, not tennis.”
Juventus outcast Milos Krasic “will leave and Chelsea are interested,” confirmed his agent.
Milan directors flew to England today for a three-hour meeting with Manchester City over Carlos Tevez, but the Rossoneri won’t budge from their free loan request.
Genoa have officially sacked Alberto Malesani to bring in Pasquale Marino. “It’s a shame, but we couldn’t continue like this.”
Franco Baldini has reflected this week on judging performance over results, comparisons between Fabio Capello and Luis Enrique and the future for Roma.
Alessandro Nesta has confirmed that he wants to see out his professional playing career with Milan and in a ‘dignified manner’.
Auxerre have given their strongest hint yet that they will be targeting Lazio striker Djibril Cisse in this January transfer market.
Which clubs have earned the most points, scored the most goals and had the best defence in Serie A across the calendar year of 2011?
With the re-arranged Week 1 ties played in midweek, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from the latest round of games.
Catania boss Vincenzo Montella will have no say in whether the club keep or sell Maxi Lopez in January.
Juventus legend Franco Causio claims it is obvious that Milos Krasic isn’t in the long term plans of the club.

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