NEWS

Adem Ljajic is out of Inter’s showdown with Juventus, but Stevan Jovetic is available.
The Stadio Giuseppe Meazza is sold out for the Derby d’Italia with 79,154 tickets sold for Inter v Juventus.
Claudio Marchisio and Mario Mandzukic are back in the Juventus squad against Inter.
No surprises in the Napoli squad to face Fiorentina, as Lorenzo Insigne is available again.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni warned “being equipped to win the Scudetto isn’t enough.”
Daniele De Rossi is “proud and fortunate to have played 500 games in a Roma shirt” and thanked fans for their banner.
Crotone are the shock new Serie B leaders after crushing Livorno, while Novara saw off Cagliari and Bari crumbled.
Roma field Alessandro Florenzi in yet another new role and returning Leandro Castan against Empoli.
There’s plenty of Serie A action today with Roma hosting Empoli and Milan under pressure away to Torino.
Roberto Mancini hit back at Mateo Kovacic’s criticism after quitting Inter. “We never went to dinner together, that wasn’t my job.”
Roberto Mancini said the performance against Juventus “tells Inter if we can stay up there” in the Scudetto race.
Stefano Pioli wants Lazio to get all three points against Sassuolo and ignore their injury crisis.
Juventus, Roma and Chelsea are doing battle for Genoa-owned Italy Under-21 international Rolando Mandragora.
Miroslav Klose and Alessandro Matri are back in the Lazio squad to face Sassuolo.
Maurizio Sarri insists “Fiorentina should win the Scudetto, not Napoli” and still considers Juventus the favourites.
Walter Zenga urged Sampdoria to face Frosinone with the same approach they took against Inter.
Max Allegri insists Inter are favourites for the Scudetto, but the Derby d’Italia “won’t be decisive” for Juventus.
Paulo Sousa believes possession will be the key as Fiorentina take on Napoli. “Being leaders brings only happiness!”
Inter President Erick Thohir trusts the Derby d’Italia with Juventus “will be an excellent spectacle.”
Salvatore Sirigu could leave Paris Saint-Germain in January to retain his spot for Italy at Euro 2016.
Nikola Kalinic confirms “Napoli were interested in me,” but he chose Fiorentina and can’t wait to face Gonzalo Higuain.
Lucas Biglia is injured and Danilo Cataldi steps in, but insists “nobody can replace him” in the Lazio midfield.
Inter reportedly sent scouts to view Valencia winger Sofiane Feghouli for a January transfer.
Former President Massimo Moratti could sell his remaining Inter shares to an Arabian contingent.
Jeison Murillo claims he “always dreamed” of playing for Inter and knows all about the rivalry with Juventus.
A transfer intermediary reveals Napoli will sell Ivan Strinic, Jonathan de Guzman and Juan Zuniga, while Adem Ljajic rejected West Ham.
Gianluca Vialli analyses Inter v Juventus, including “Paulo Dybala is the new Carlos Tevez” and “Roberto Mancini is more zen.”
Fiorentina director Sandro Mencucci argues “the pressure is on the teams behind us,” including tomorrow’s opponents Napoli.
Domenico Criscito is reportedly seeking a January exit from Zenit for a return to Serie A, with Inter and Napoli linked.
Marco Amelia reveals how he went from semi-retirement to signing for Chelsea. “I sent a message” to Jose Mourinho.
Marco Giampaolo warned Empoli “mustn’t change ourselves” against Roma at the Stadio Olimpico today.
UEFA reveal Juventus earned €89.1m from the 2014-15 Champions League campaign, more than any other club.
Today Roma host Empoli and Milan go to Torino, then surprise Scudetto contenders Fiorentina and Napoli face off before Inter v Juventus.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Avellino and Brescia played out a truly spectacular 3-3 draw in Serie B on Friday night.