NEWS

Walter Mazzarri admits he “barely has time to celebrate” Napoli’s win over Lecce, as they immediately prepare to face Villarreal.
Francesco Guidolin “breathed a sigh of relief” after Inter missed a last-gasp penalty, giving Udinese the victory at San Siro.
Claudio Ranieri admits his tinkering proved fatal for Inter. “I took a risk to win the game, but instead Udinese took control.”
Edinson Cavani celebrated a brace as Napoli crushed Lecce in a thrilling 4-2 encounter.
Inter were beaten 1-0 at home by Udinese after a dramatic game that saw two missed penalties and two red cards, including for Javier Zanetti!
Milan revelation Antonio Nocerino has set a new personal best for the season already. “It’s easy for people to say nice things about me now…”
Sampdoria continue to stutter, as they were held to a goalless draw by Reggina in the Serie B evening game.
Napoli rotate their squad, but Edinson Cavani returns to face struggling Lecce this evening.
Inter have Ricky Alvarez, Giampaolo Pazzini and Diego Milito together against Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese.
Padova-Torino has been moved again after floodlight failure, while Grosseto Coach Giuseppe Giannini sensationally quit.
Mario Balotelli’s Inter youth team Coach says “he has the same potential as Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but he’s a little crazy.”
Diego Forlan will be in the stands to watch tonight’s Inter-Udinese. “I feel good and hope to be playing again soon.”
Adrian Mutu looks forward to facing his former club for Cesena, but concedes “I didn’t want to leave Juventus in 2006.”
The big Padova-Torino game was suspended due to floodlight failure, while Livorno, Pescara and Modena were thrashed.
Djibril Cissè assures he “would never insult Lazio fans” after a startling attack on “haters” via his Twitter feed.
President Maurizio Zamparini is running out of patience with Palermo. “We need to resolve our travel taboo, as the team have the wrong attitude.”
Claudio Marchisio returns, but Andrea Pirlo is out of Sunday’s Juventus-Cesena match.
Edinson Cavani has frightened Napoli fans by admitting “I’d like to play in Spain. When the time comes, I’ll know.”
Delio Rossi has to wield the whip after a week of controversy. “I want Fiorentina to be concentrated and clear-headed against Roma.”
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi calls for tougher punishment after crowd trouble, but admits they need a new stadium.
There are reports Juventus have a deal to sign Hamburg defender Dennis Aogo during the January transfer window.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic reveals his tactical freedom is behind his form for Milan and reassures Robinho after missing an open goal.
Luis Enrique says he had to drop Pablo Daniel Osvaldo against Fiorentina. “I’m not a dictator. Everyone must understand there are rules at Roma.”
Antonio Conte admits he has achieved his first target, “to make Juventus competitive again,” but faces Cesena without Andrea Pirlo.
Franco Baldini reveals why he turned down Tottenham and England to join Roma, although Daniele De Rossi’s contract is still up in the air.
More big guns roll out today as Inter welcome high-flying Udinese and Napoli risk another upset with Lecce.
Spanish stars Iker Casillas, Santi Cazorla and Fernando Llorente admit they hoped to avoid Italy in the Euro 2012 group phase.
Walter Mazzarri warns tonight’s clash with Lecce “is a crossroads” for Napoli’s Serie A campaign.
Lazio’s ambitions took a hammer blow last week and if they don’t beat Novara on Monday night then it’ll be called a full-blown crisis.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Massimiliano Allegri reassures Robinho after another incredible miss and enjoys Milan’s Serie A leadership status.
Alberto Malesani concedes Genoa keep making the same mistakes at both ends of the field, “but Milan were superior tonight.”
Italy legend Gigi Riva is confident a group with Spain, Ireland and Croatia “is within our capabilities.”
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete is glad Italy begin Euro 2012 against Spain. “It means we won’t meet them again until the Final.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Antonio Nocerino secured Milan’s 2-0 victory in Genoa after former teammate Kakha Kaladze was sent off, temporarily sending them top.

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