NEWS

Inter forward Rodrigo Palacio could return to Argentina for Boca Juniors in January.
Pablo Armero could make a return to Udinese after spells at Napoli, West Ham United, Milan and Flamengo.
Max Allegri hopes to have Paul Pogba and Alvaro Morata against Inter and still believes in a Juventus Scudetto.
Eder believes “unity is our strength” after Italy booked their spot at Euro 2016 with a 3-1 win in Azerbaijan.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio insists Antonio Conte’s Italy “passed the test” by qualifying for Euro 2016.
Former Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli reveals his next career step. “I think I’ll go to work in China.”
Stephan El Shaarawy was “happy” to score his second Italy goal, as they faced Azerbaijan “with concentration, character and heart.”
Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian said it was “emotional” to score his first Italy goal against Azerbaijan.
Antonio Conte said “there was nothing easy” about qualifying for Euro 2016 and he saw “improving” Italy in Azerbaijan.
Italy qualified for Euro 2016 with a 3-1 victory in Azerbaijan, as Eder, Stephan El Shaarawy and Matteo Darmian were on target.
Crotone temporarily went top of Serie B after hanging on with 10 men in Vicenza.
Roma and Lazio fans have released statements warning they will boycott the Derby della Capitale.
Alvaro Morata sent a reassuring tweet for Juventus fans. “Working flat out to be ready for Sunday!”
Italy go for a very attack-minded version of 4-4-2 with Antonio Candreva and Stephan El Shaarawy in Azerbaijan.
Italy can clinch their spot in Euro 2016 with a victory in Baku, but Azerbaijan are unbeaten in four qualifiers.
Milan could ask Napoli for Colombian outcast Juan Camilo Zuniga in January.
Alvaro Morata will have more tests, but there are fears the Juventus striker will be out for a month.
Brazilian papers claim Lazio are lining up an offer for Corinthians defender Felipe.
“It’s too early to say whether Napoli v Fiorentina is a Scudetto showdown,” claims director Cristiano Giuntoli.
Massimo Moratti believes Inter “reflect the character of Roberto Mancini” and looks forward to facing Juventus.
Premier League sides bring in almost triple the money of Serie A clubs in terms of shirt sponsors, with Sassuolo the top earners.
Giovanni Trapattoni is “enchanted” by Fiorentina and Napoli, but analyses the problems at Milan and Juventus.
President Silvio Berlusconi promised “Milan will be in control of the game” after he spoke to Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Antonio Conte warned any talk of an Italy contract extension is “on ice” until Euro 2016 and urged focus on Azerbaijan.
Jakub Blaszczykowski “could return to Borussia Dortmund” in June 2016, said the Fiorentina man’s agent.
Adem Ljajic impressed for Serbia and sent a message to Inter. “I hope they saw what I did and would love to play against Juventus.”
Alessandro Del Piero feels “ready to become a Coach. I learned from Marcello Lippi, Fabio Capello and Carlo Ancelotti.”
Juventus striker Alvaro Morata is said to be optimistic over his injury just hours after fears he’d fractured his fibula.
Gigi Buffon said Italy are still en route to becoming “an Antonio Conte side” and is happy to be back in Azerbaijan.
Lisandro Lopez’s agent boosted rumours of a Fiorentina move by hailing the “very important club.”
Former Milan midfielder Bryan Cristante could quit Benfica and return to Serie A for Torino.
Napoli could send Nathaniel Chalobah back to Chelsea just six months into his season-long loan.
Jürgen Klopp reportedly wants Sassuolo star Domenico Berardi to be his first Liverpool signing, but Juventus have an option.
Leo Messi praised Juventus youngster Paulo Dybala. “He will be talked about a lot over the next few years.”
Milan could re-open the transfer saga of the summer by asking Zenit for Belgium international Axel Witsel.