NEWS

Lautaro Martinez admits he is flattered by speculation linking him with Inter after he scored a hat-trick for Racing Club on Sunday night.
Roma right-back Bruno Peres was reportedly involved in another road accident during the early hours of Monday morning.
Davide Calabria admits he was ‘naïve’ for his red card during Milan’s 1-1 draw with Udinese and that “there’s anger and disappointment” about not winning.
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Inter have reportedly agreed terms with Lautaro Martinez and are close to clinching a €23m deal with Racing Club.
Antonio Conte demanded Chelsea provide “a statement against this speculation” that he’ll be fired and is open to “a new contract.”
Maurizio Sarri insists Napoli “cannot feel pressure because we are going beyond anyone’s expectations” at the top of the Serie A table.
Roberto De Zerbi believes Benevento “deserved to at least get a goal” in their 2-0 home defeat to Napoli. “We had the chances to take the lead.”
Marek Hamsik concedes Benevento caused Napoli a few problems and they should learn from the 2-0 victory.
Napoli survived a couple of scares to conquer neighbours Benevento 2-0 thanks to a magical Dries Mertens lob and Marek Hamsik goal.
Dries Mertens limped off during this evening’s Serie A trip to Benevento and the initial reports suggest a sprained ankle for the Napoli star.
Bologna have officially sent defender Nehuen Paz out to Lanus on loan just days after his arrival from Newell’s Old Boys.
Serie B side Novara have officially fired Coach Eugenio Corini and are in negotiations with Domenico Di Carlo.
SPAL are reportedly considering the axe for Coach Leonardo Semplici, targeting Edy Reja and Gianni De Biasi.
Diego Lopez was impressed with Leandro Castan after Cagliari beat SPAL 2-0. “I didn’t expect him to be this good after a year out.”
Roberto Donadoni feels Bologna are “lacking self-belief” after their chaotic 2-1 defeat to Fiorentina. “We are too obvious.”
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s intriguing Campania Derby between Benevento and Napoli.
Benevento President Oreste Vigorito explained their audacious January transfer changes. “We might be insane, we might be dreamers, we might be suicidal.”
New Benevento goalkeeper Christian Puggioni is thrown straight in for his debut against Napoli. “It’s a real derby atmosphere.”
Elseid Hysaj sees the trip to bottom of the table Benevento as “a dangerous game” for Napoli, who try to ignore the Juventus result.
It’s a fascinating Campania Derby between bottom of the table Benevento and Serie A leaders Napoli, who must win to retain top spot.
Cesena played out a seven-goal thriller to beat strugglers Ternana 4-3 in today’s Serie B showdown.
Silvio Berlusconi is critical of Milan owner Yonghong Li, but reiterates there is “no chance” he could take over the club again.
Rolando Maran lamented the absence of several key players after Chievo’s 1-0 defeat to Atalanta.
Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini hails his side’s hard-fought 1-0 win over Chievo this afternoon.
Simone Inzaghi is forced into changes when Lazio host Genoa tomorrow night, but is glad to have “more than one alternative to consider.”
Stefano Pioli was delighted with Fiorentina’s reaction to last week’s home hammering by Verona in victory at Bologna.
FIGC assistant commissioner Billy Costacurta confirms Gigi Di Biagio could be more than just the interim Italy Coach, but “Antonio Conte has pulled out.”
Max Allegri confirms midfielder Blaise Matuidi will miss the first leg of Juventus’ Champions League clash with Tottenham.
Sassuolo Coach Beppe Iachini admits the 7-0 defeat to Juventus had “no redeeming features at all. It had never happened to me before.”
Milan winger Suso scored a stunner today, but also took a swipe at Vincenzo Montella. “We work much better with Gennaro Gattuso and it shows.”
Milan boss Rino Gattuso feels today’s 1-1 draw at Udinese was one of his side’s ‘best performances.’
Massimo Oddo felt it was a game of two halves, as Udinese came back to hold 10-man Milan. “The result is a fair one.”
Max Allegri warns Juventus “will change system again going forward” and are starting to find their peak after beating Sassuolo 7-0.
Gonzalo Higuain believes it was always inevitable he would score a hat-trick after bagging his first treble in a Juventus shirt.