NEWS

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has high hopes for Juventus in 2013. “They remind me of my Porto side and can win the Champions League.”
Alexandre Pato has stated he wants to go back to Brazil, but Chelsea and Liverpool hope to tempt the Milan striker into choosing England instead.
Cagliari’s next home game against Genoa on January 13 will be played at the Is Arenas after new security upgrades.
Milan legend Paolo Maldini blasted his old club for their dip in fortunes and reveals the offers he turned down. “They sold top players and lost the magic.”
Walter Mazzarri looked back over Napoli’s 2012, which saw them win the Coppa Italia, challenge for the Scudetto and beat Chelsea.
Fabio Capello believes “Roma are the only anti-Juventus” in this Scudetto campaign and gives advice to Daniele De Rossi.
River Plate have publicly confirmed their intention to start talks with Fiorentina for Mati Fernandez. “We’ll do everything to get him.”
Palermo have officially signed Napoli defender Salvatore Aronica on a permanent transfer until June 2015.
Sampdoria and Genoa are said to be duelling on the transfer market for Atalanta winger Ezequiel Schelotto.
There are reports that Palermo made a request to take Marco Borriello on loan from Roma after his row with the Genoa directors.
Inter President Massimo Moratti is furious after Andrea Ranocchia’s two-match ban for insulting officials. “It’s inexplicable.”
Southampton have joined Napoli and Juventus in the bidding war for Cagliari and Italy defender Davide Astori.
Inter outcast Wesley Sneijder has told Dutch media that “clearly it’s better for everyone if I leave in January.”
Marcello Lippi has recently faced Didier Drogba in China and urged Milan to make him an offer, as “he’d form a great partnership” with Stephan El Shaarawy.
Diego Armando Maradona reveals his dream of becoming Napoli Coach and warns Juventus would be “unstoppable” with Edinson Cavani.
Lazio striker Tommaso Rocchi’s agent has confirmed “we are in negotiations” with Inter over a January transfer.
UEFA President Michel Platini urges Serie A clubs to follow the lead set by Juventus and warns “your stadiums are the real problem.”
Roma have started their US training tour in Florida, but have left Nico Lopez out of the squad, suggesting a January sale.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli looked back over his favourite memories of 2012 and promised “the best victory is always the next one.”
Palermo have officially sold midfielder Nicolas Bertolo to Mexican club Cruz Azul.
Adriano Galliani may be in Brazil for talks with Santos, Flamengo, Atletico Mineiro and Fluminense, but Robinho is expected back at Milan training tomorrow.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has conceded that Josip Ilicic looks increasingly likely to leave the club.
Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia has been given a two-game ban after aiming a 'provocative phrase' at a fourth official.
Napoli forward Edinson Cavani has expressed his gratitude towards Napoli and believes that the team still have a lot of room for improvement.
Bologna midfielder Panagiotis Kone has conceded that his wonder goal against Napoli last week has given him more confidence.
Stevan Jovetic has made his biggest hint yet that he could make a summer move to Juventus.
Palermo sporting director Pietro Lo Monaco has commented on a number of transfer targets the club will pursue in January.
Atalanta sporting director Pierpaolo Marino has admitted he is delighted with the work done by Coach Stefano Colantuono.
Inter defender Alvaro Pereira has claimed that he has enjoyed his first few months in Italy following his summer move from Porto.
Corinthians director Dulio Alves Monteiro has denied reports that the club have reached an agreement with Alexandre Pato.
Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has claimed that he wants to win at least one trophy with the team this season.
Josip Ilicic's agent has failed to rule out whether his client could make a move to Milan in January.
Juventus are ready to make a €7m bid for Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente, according to reports.
Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni has opened the door for Wesley Sneijder's return, claiming that 'the shirt is ready'.

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