NEWS

Inter Coach Roberto Mancini says Gonzalo Higuain ‘is like Messi in Italy’ and that their defeat to Napoli was ‘one of our best performances yet.’
Italian reports today suggest Manchester United want Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri to replace Louis van Gaal.
Juventus striker Alvaro Morata's agent will reportedly meet Real Madrid at Christmas time to discuss a return.
Spanish reports say that Barcelona are interested in Fiorentina’s Federico Bernardeschi and have had him scouted.
Today's front page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Milan needed extra time to defeat Serie B side Crotone 3-1 in the Coppa Italia Fourth Round tie at San Siro.
President Fabrizio Corsi confirmed that Roma's loaned goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski will continue with Empoli next season.
Coach Giampiero Ventura is proud of his Torino side: 'We have many players under 23 and we're growing'.
Milan field young promise Jose Mauri to face Serie B side Crotone in tonight's Coppa Italia match.
Sassuolo and Bologna are both after Roma's Juan Iturbe, but Genoa may end up sneaking past them.
Torino made short work of Cesena, winning 4-1 after a dominant display and earning their qualification to face Juventus.
Lazio supporters will not be allowed in the stadium for the Europa League game against Saint-Etienne for security reasons.
Chile Coach Jorge Sampaoli is targeted by Roma and Lazio alike, but could opt to go to a Brazilian club instead.
Atalanta are after Milan's Jose Mauri and have already met the player's agent, according to reports.
New Verona Coach Gigi Del Neri says his first game against Pavia will be used 'to get to know the players'.
Roma's winter transfer strategy involves selling Seydou Doumbia to pick up two defenders and a winger, say reports.
The agent of Walter Mazzarri claims there are no contacts with Roma, but no bad feelings either.
Defender Lorenzo Tonelli has signed a contract extension, and will remain with Empoli until 2019.
Napoli vice-President Edo De Laurentiis confirms Juan Zuniga will leave the club in January.
Napoli sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli discusses the Scudetto - “we have the right to dream…”
Forward Paulo Dybala believes Juventus are “playing matches in the right way” after four wins in a row.
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta assures Daniele Rugani’s “chance will come”.
Giuseppe Marotta believes Juventus are “back on track” and will only look for “opportunities” in January.
New Verona Coach Luigi Del Neri is confident there’s “quality in the squad” and of avoiding relegation.
Reports in England suggest Inter are considering a pre-contract offer for Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic.
Piero Ausilio continues his referee tirade - “Inter are tired of up ending up with 10-men because of a dive”.
Walter Zenga says there is “no bitterness” after his Sampdoria sacking, but defends his training methods.
Verona’s Rafael and Genoa’s Leonardo Pavoletti have both been given a three-match ban for their respective red cards over the weekend.
Diego Lopez says the “main goal” for Milan is to qualify for Europe this season.
Diego Lopez insists he reacted to being replaced in the Milan goal by Gianluigi Donnarumma with “a lot of tranquility”.
Diego Lopez’s agent insists the Milan goalkeeper won’t move in January, despite talk of a Liverpool transfer.
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli must get a result against Juventus on Friday to save his job, reports suggest.
Milan’s joint-CEO Adriano Galliani won’t “make predictions” about the Scudetto but “I miss the Champions League”.
Verona have officially confirmed Gigi Del Neri as the successor to Andrea Mandorlini.
Liverpool are interested in Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez, and could include Mario Balotelli in any deal, according to reports.