NEWS

Reports intensify that Real Madrid want to hand Sami Khedira to Juventus in exchange for Arturo Vidal.
Roberto Baggio said he’s not involved in football at the moment, but “in future anything is possible.”
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini called UEFA President Michel Platini “just a stuck-up Frenchman.”
Raul Albiol admits Napoli face a “very difficult game” against Inter on Sunday evening.
Torino captain Kamil Glik saw his two-match ban halved, but Omar El Kaddouri had his two-round suspension confirmed.
Vicenza got back on track by defeating 10-man Pescara 2-1 in the Serie B Week 9 opener.
Roma host Chievo, leaders Juventus visit Domenico Berardi’s Sassuolo, while tomorrow there’s Fiorentina-Lazio, Verona-Milan and Inter-Napoli.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Stephan El Shaarawy has admitted his ‘annoyance’ at finding himself amongst the Milan substitutes, but vowed to give his all when the opportunity arises.
Pietro Leonardi has admitted that his transmission of ‘negativity’ into Parma’s psyche is to blame for their slow start to the season.
Simone Perrotta has come out in support of Francesco Totti and Morgan De Sanctis following the duo’s outbursts in light of Roma’s 3-2 defeat to Juventus.
Umberto Gandini has reflected on the cost of not making the Champions League, and the enthusiasm Silvio Berlusconi brings to Milan.
Milan director Umberto Gandini believes that Mario Balotelli hasn’t yet made the transition to being a great player.
Napoli will have to make do without the services of Walter Gargano for the next four weeks, despite a successful operation on a fractured cheekbone.
Fabio Borini’s agent has confirmed that Inter are interested in the striker, but that it’s ‘too early’ to discuss January.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri has admitted he would like to work in the Premier League, but reiterates Arturo Vidal won’t be going there in January.
Lazio striker Filip Djordjevic has insisted that there is no bad blood between himself and his Albanian teammates Etrit Berisha and Lorik Cana.
Barcelona will reportedly renew their interest in Fiorentina’s Juan Cuadrado at the end of the season, providing that their transfer embargo is lifted.
Napoli midfielder Jose Callejon could be set for a move to Arsenal, having apparently been offered at a reduced price.
Tuttosport suggest Sampdoria’s Roberto Soriano is the latest name to be added to Milan’s list of transfer targets.
Eusebio Di Francesco believes Sassuolo must play with heart when they face Juventus on Saturday.
Verona striker Luca Toni says he would love to reach the 300-goal landmark, but insists ‘the team remain the priority’.
Andrea Ranocchia says his new Inter contract is coming soon, whilst he lifts the lid on some of his teammates and his perceptions of them.
Adriano Galliani has hailed the ‘fantastic cohesion’ of the Milan squad and hopes the side have overcome their injury jinx.
Juventus have named a 19-man squad to face Sassuolo, minus a few injured names and midfielder Arturo Vidal.
Lazio have confirmed a calf injury for Keita Balde Daio and that he now faces between two and three weeks in recovery.
Milan have provided an update from training, reporting that Jeremy Menez took a full part in the session and so did Diego Lopez.
Marcello Lippi believes Antonio Conte is showing he is ‘the best man’ for the Italy job, whilst he praise Max Allegri’s ‘intelligence’ at Juventus.
Inter President Erick Thohir has issued a rallying cry ahead of Sunday’s Serie A encounter with Napoli, urging fans to believe ‘it’s their time’.
Former Juventus Coach Marcello Lippi has praised Carlos Tevez, and believes the Argentinean has scaled the heights of Zinedine Zidane.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito believes his club represents an example of what football could teach the world of politics.
Fiorentina defender Nenad Tomovic insists there will be no bad blood when his side face Lazio on Sunday.
Napoli have suffered an injury blow with the news that midfielder Walter Gargano requires surgery on a fractured cheekbone.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia has defended captain Francesco Totti after criticism from Gianluigi Buffon and Juventus.
Rudi Garcia has spoken about the controversial clash with Juventus, and believes his Roma will pip the Bianconeri to the Scudetto.

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