NEWS

Davide Astori insists “it’s not a jinx” for Fiorentina to talk about the Scudetto - “we must not be afraid”.
The expected arrival of Kevin-Prince Boateng will reportedly see Keisuke Honda leave Milan in January.
Nicolas Burdisso calls Roma captain Francesco Totti “fantastic” but “he’s not a leader”.
Inter forward Stevan Jovetic has paid for a stranger to have cruciate ligament surgery in his native Montenegro.
Former Roma full-back Vincent Candela doesn’t “think it’s right” to blame Rudi Garcia for recent poor results.
Javier Zanetti believes the most “consistent” team will win the Scudetto - “I hope that team will be Inter”.
Arrigo Sacchi says it will take “something extraordinary” for Napoli to win the Scudetto, as they lack a “winning mentality”.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti admits they’ll “evaluate” offers for Roberto Soriano but “right now there’s nothing”.
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Sassuolo are the latest Serie A side out of the Coppa Italia, going down 1-0 to Cagliari.
Lazio’s Senad Lulic is grateful for messages of support, after losing part of his finger in a freak accident.
Palermo and Sassuolo both went out to lower-League opposition, in the Fourth Round of the Coppa Italia.
Enzo Maresca has been frozen out by Palermo, while his agent calls for the club to “respect” his client.
Lazio's Senad Lulic will be out for “15 to 20 days” after losing part of his finger in a freak accident.
Vicenza Coach Pasquale Marino is proud of his players after their Coppa Italia exit - “the lads gave everything”.
Adem Ljajic believes Inter’s defeat to Napoli can “paradoxically be an advantage”, as it will provide motivation.
Fiorentina defender Davide Astori admits he was “too cautious” during his loan spell at Roma last year.
Domenico Berardi starts for Sassuolo, as they welcome Cagliari in the Coppa Italia.
Carpi secured their place in the Last 16 of the Coppa Italia, scraping past Vicenza 2-1.
Rodrigo Palacio wants “to win with Inter” and praises the Nerazzurri’s toughness.
Milan defender Luca Antonelli suffered an adductor injury in training, the club confirms.
Vice-President Javier Zanetti tells Inter to “fight to the end” and “we’ll see what the table says at the end of the season”.
Marco Borriello leads the line for Carpi, as they welcome Vincenza in the Coppa Italia.
Torino President Urbano Cairo believes it’s “hard to say” who will win the Scudetto, but admires Napoli and Inter.
Mino Raiola claims his client Zlatan Ibrahimovic “wanted to end his career at Napoli” but not with Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has not been included in the squad to face Lazio tomorrow.
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli calls for "fairness" from referees - “I’m tired of saying that things have gone against us”.
Coach Stefano Pioli says his Lazio players must “believe” in their ability to beat Juventus tomorrow.
Ronaldo is cheering for his former side Inter to win the Scudetto, but thinks Roma are “on a lower level”.
Reports suggest that Manchester United have contacted Carlo Ancelotti in the last few days to take over in the summer.
Napoli’s Omar El Kaddouri says Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura ‘taught me a lot’ and that Maurizio Sarri ‘sees me as a winger’.
Roma’s Curva Sud Ultras release a statement saying they ‘won’t enter a different sector’ and they ‘will only return when things are back to normal.’
Toronto’s Sebastian Giovinco says interest from Barcelona ‘makes me very, very happy’ after being voted MLS MVP.
Italy have fallen two places to 15th in the latest FIFA rankings following a defeat to Belgium and draw with Romania.
Marcello Lippi says he ‘still has the desire for football’ but refuses to talk about links to the Roma and Lazio jobs.