NEWS

Porto turned down an offer from Italian giants Roma for Rolando, the player has revealed.
Fabio Cannavaro has backed Juventus’ Andrea Pirlo or Andres Iniesta of Barcelona to win the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or.
Roma striker Pablo Daniel Osvaldo wouldn’t report a teammate who tried to fix a game – he’d beat him up instead.
Lazio veteran Tommaso Rocchi is facing a spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury.
Marek Hamsik has warned Juventus and the rest of Italy that Napoli are serious about winning the Scudetto this season.
After a four-day feast of football, Dave Taylor picks his best XI from the Week 14 games.
Reto Ziegler is not overly concerned with the fact that Juventus – the club who still own him – are top of the League.
Fiorentina goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano understands why some fans are dreaming of the Scudetto.
Don’t go looking for seat No 17 in the main stand at Cagliari’s new Is Arenas as you won’t find it…
UEFA President Michel Platini has revealed that the Europa League could be scrapped in favour of an even bigger Champions League.
Milan stopper Mattia De Sciglio is playing down suggestions that he should soon become a stable member of the Italian international set-up.
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho remains one of Inter’s biggest fans. “I celebrate when they win and I suffer when they lose.”
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta insists that it is in the club’s DNA to fight for the Italian championship.
Twelve players will miss out on the Week 15 Serie A action after they were suspended for one game.
Bologna have decided to give boss Stefano Pioli a duel role by making him the club’s sporting director on an interim basis.
Alessandro Del Piero has a new Coach after Frank Farina was named as the boss of Sydney FC.
The 2013 South American Youth Championship could have consequences for Italian giants Roma.
Rubin Kazan stopper Salvatore Bocchetti is once again being linked with a possible move to Italian champions Juventus.
Maxi Lopez is hoping to be back in action and scoring goals for Sampdoria by the end of January.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Francesco Guidolin feels “this was the first game we got completely wrong” after Udinese’s 3-0 defeat to Lazio.
Vladimir Petkovic praised Lazio’s attitude, especially after wasting an early penalty against Udinese, but won’t discuss Scudetto ambitions.
Palermo have sensationally crashed out of the Coppa Italia with a 2-1 home defeat to 10-man Serie B side Hellas Verona.
Lazio demolished Udinese 3-0 at the Olimpico despite seeing an early penalty saved and fly into fifth place, just two points shy of Inter and Fiorentina.
Stefano Colantuono is pulling no punches when preparing Atalanta for a Coppa Italia game with Cesena. “I want my players to spit blood!”
Lazio President Claudio Lotito spoke ahead of tonight’s Serie A game with Udinese and slammed those who blamed his club for the attack on Tottenham fans.
Stefano Pioli tells Bologna that tomorrow’s Coppa Italia game with Serie B promotion contenders Livorno “is an opportunity to be taken.”
Luiz Adriano is suspended for the Shakhtar Donetsk Champions League game with Juventus after he “violated the principles of conduct.”
Lazio face Udinese this evening in the closer to Serie A Week 14 and Miroslav Klose takes on Antonio Di Natale.
Ciro Ferrara admits he is torn between his former clubs, so hopes “Napoli win the Scudetto and Juventus get the Champions League.”
There are seven Italians in the list of the 30 top paid Coaches in the world, including Carlo Ancelotti, Fabio Capello and Antonio Conte.
Anzhi slammed the door on a January move for unsettled Inter star Wesley Sneijder. “He is not on the list of players who interest us.”
Martin Caceres has been diagnosed with a sprained ankle, including slight ligament damage, while Arturo Vidal has muscular problems.
Marco Amelia claims he and Christian Abbiati provide Milan with “the best pair of goalkeepers in Italy.”
Napoli flew into second place and Edinson Cavani believes they can win the Scudetto. “It’s not such an impossible dream...”

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