Serie A Team of Week 21
Dave Taylor picks the best XI of the midweek games that did go ahead in Italy.
Miccoli puts contract on ice
Fabrizio Miccoli is in no rush to discuss a new contract at Palermo following his hat-trick at Inter in midweek.
Guardiola – a future in Italy?
Former Lazio midfielder Gaizka Mendieta says he wouldn’t be surprised if Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola moved to Italy at some stage in the future.
Palombo deserved Inter chance
Sampdoria chief Riccardo Garrone feels joining Inter was the right move for Angelo Palombo.
Sneijder and Alvarez out for Inter
Inter have named a 20-man squad for Saturday’s Roma game – but Wesley Sneijder and Ricky Alvarez are missing.
Saturday’s Serie A game between Cesena and Catania has been postponed because of the bad weather.
Motta tipped for Italy recall
Catania sporting director Pietro Lo Monaco is adamant that new signing Marco Motta can return to the Italian national set-up.
Palermo snubbed Lopez and Iaquinta
Palermo turned down the chance to sign Maxi Lopez and Vincenzo Iaquinta during the January transfer window.
Coach Conte impresses Pirlo
Andrea Pirlo says he’s been surprised by the ability of Juventus boss Antonio Conte.
Juve signings useful, not decisive
Nicola Legrottaglie doesn’t expect Juventus’ new arrivals to make a telling difference to the side.
Ventura blocked Ogbonna sale
Torino have revealed that they did consider selling Angelo Ogbonna before boss Giampiero Ventura stopped them.
Pellissier celebrates Chievo century
Sergio Pellissier has expressed his delight after he finally celebrated his 100th goal for Chievo Verona.
Candela stands up for De Rossi
Daniele De Rossi should not be considered as a traitor if he decides to leave hometown club Roma, says Vincent Candela.
Juve to tighten grip on Buffon
Juventus will soon open negotiations with Gigi Buffon in an effort to extend the goalkeeper’s contract.
What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Pellissier wrecks Mondo debut
Sergio Pellissier celebrated his 100th Chievo goal, as Emiliano Mondonico’s debut on the Novara bench was ruined.
Snow risk for Cesena-Catania
The kick-off time for Saturday’s Cesena-Catania game has been moved, but there are fears that won’t be enough to prevent it being snowed off.
Novara-Chievo gets go-ahead
Novara-Chievo will go ahead as planned despite the snow, as Coach Emiliano Mondonico makes his debut.
Zanetti: 'Fan crossed the line'
Javier Zanetti reveals why he got into an argument with a disgruntled Inter fan last night. “He crossed the line.”
Iaquinta: 'I'll be back, Juve'
Vincenzo Iaquinta joined Cesena on loan, but insists “it’s not a goodbye. I absolutely want to win back my Juventus place.”
Honda wanted Lazio move
Keisuke Honda expressed his frustration at the collapsed transfer to Lazio. “I hoped to the end that I’d arrive in Serie A.”
Ogbonna signs new Torino contract
Italian international Angelo Ogbonna has officially extended his Torino contract until 2016, despite interest from Serie A’s top sides.
Guidolin blasts grumbling fans
Francesco Guidolin’s Udinese are in third place, so he was frustrated by fan complaints during the win over Lecce. “I did not appreciate it.”
Roma hint at Kjaer exit
Roma director Walter Sabatini has hinted they might not take up their Simon Kjaer option. “We’ll have to wait and see.”
Guarin: 'Inter an institution'
New signing Fredy Guarin is “truly happy and honoured to be here, as Inter are an institution of football.”
Lazio update Europa list
Lazio have added Antonio Candreva and Marius Stankevicius to their Europa League list, but there’s no room for Emiliano Alfaro.
Thiago Motta 'unmotivated' at Inter
Thiago Motta’s agent reveals why he demanded a January transfer to PSG. “He could no longer find the motivation” to play for Inter.
Del Piero eyes advantage
Alessandro Del Piero has implored with his Juventus teammates to make the most of the advantage Milan have handed them in the title race.
Three weekend Serie A kick-offs moved
The Lega Serie A has moved Roma-Inter, Milan-Napoli and Cesena-Catania this weekend to 3pm Italian time in a bid to avoid losing them to the weather.
Fiorentina back Corvino
Fiorentina have once again denied that sporting director Pantaleo Corvino’s future at the club is up for debate.
Zamparini: TV dictates us
Maurizio Zamparini has weighed in on the fixture-rescheduling debate sweeping Serie A as a result of midweek postponements.
Serie A move weekend kick-offs?
The Lega Serie A are reportedly considering moving all the weekend’s fixtures to mid-afternoon in an attempt to avoid postponements.
Tevez: ‘Situation almost comical’
Carlos Tevez has complained about Manchester City’s handling of his transfer saga this January. “There were offers…”
Inter move surprised Palombo
Angelo Palombo has expressed his surprise at returning to Serie A with the help of a January move to Inter.
Bouy wrong to join Juve
Former Inter midfielder Wim Jonk has questioned Ouasim Bouy’s decision to leave Ajax for Italian giants Juventus.
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