NEWS

Giorgio Chiellini wants Italy to again underline their defensive strength under Cesare Prandelli in the game against Poland.
Napoli have rejected reports linking Marek Hamsik with a move to Paris Saint-Germain by insisting he’ll soon sign a new deal with them.
Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati says he has two targets before he decides to hang up his gloves for good.
Bojan Krkic concedes that he’s unlikely to realise his dream of winning the Scudetto at Roma this season.
Fiorentina will be hoping that Alexandre Pato doesn’t play against them in Week 12 given his superb scoring record for Milan at the Stadio Franchi.
Italy will face Poland on Friday with Mario Balotelli and Giampaolo Pazzini in attack, while Ignazio Abate will make his debut at right-back.
Wesley Sneijder is confident that teammate Luc Castaignos will soon prove his worth at Italian giants Inter.
Christian Maggio’s agent has urged Napoli to offer his client a new contract or risk seeing him become a target for other clubs.
New Cagliari boss Davide Ballardini will probably be without key man Andrea Cossu for the Week 12 trip to Inter.
Lazio signed “one of the best 10 strikers in circulation” when they netted Miroslav Klose, says Oliver Bierhoff.
Carlo Ancelotti admits that he would prefer to take charge of an English club rather than move back to Italy.
Andrea Barzagli is on his way back to Turin after he withdrew from the Italy squad because of injury.
Ezequiel Schelotto concedes that he still has much to prove if he is to be rewarded with his first Italian international cap.
Uruguayan international Diego Forlan is attempting to be fit and available for Inter’s game at Siena on November 27.
Milan transfer guru Ariedo Braida has revealed why his club opted against signing new Lazio ace Miroslav Klose in the summer.
Galatasaray have silenced rumours suggesting that they will make a January bid for Marco Borriello of Roma.
Sebastian Giovinco has admitted that it will be tough to watch Italy’s friendlies against Poland and Uruguay after pulling out of the squad with injury.
Lorenzo Insigne has told Napoli that he is ready to play for the club next season – but only on one condition.
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Roma have already presented Nacional’s Nicolas Lopez to the media. “Playing for Roma is a dream I hope to experience very soon.”
Fiorentina sacked Sinisa Mihajlovic this week, but Dejan Stankovic thinks he’d be “150 per cent ready” to manage Serbia.
Catania have confirmed “we will not stand in the way” of Maxi Lopez joining Milan in January.
Davide Ballardini explains why he decided to return for a third stint on the Cagliari bench. “I am in love with this land.”
Manchester City will play a friendly against a joint Genoa-Sampdoria team to raise funds for those affected by the floods.
Gianfranco Zola admits he’d “love to be the Coach of Napoli” and feels Roberto Mancini gives “a touch of Italian tactics to English football.”
Italy Under-21 Coach Ciro Ferrara has warned his players to “not fall for provocation” against Turkey tomorrow.
Milan star Kevin-Prince Boateng has been nominated for the African Player of the Year Award.
Luciano Moggi claims he is “a scapegoat” for Calciopoli after his civil trial result and slammed Juventus for turning on him.
Andrea Pirlo, Gigi Buffon and Andrea Ranocchia tell their clubs to accept international duty is important. “They should always collaborate with the Nazionale.”
Massimo Ficcadenti still can’t quite believe Cagliari sacked him to bring in Davide Ballardini. “We’re in ninth place!”
Christian Maggio expects Italy new boy Ignazio Abate to provide him with some tough competition for the right-back spot.
Thiago Motta wants to remain at Inter despite no offer of a new contract at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
Palermo’s Federico Balzaretti expects Delio Rossi to be a success at Fiorentina following his appointment on Monday.
Mario Balotelli has stated that he is ready to lead the Italian attack, that he’s not crazy and that he has no intention of leaving Manchester City.
Arturo Vidal is on his way back to Juventus after he and four teammates were sent home from the Chilean national squad for breaking a curfew.

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