NEWS

Inter are hoping to get Matteo Darmian on loan from Manchester United with option to buy activated after a certain number of games.
Napoli, Juventus and Liverpool are on high alert after FC Porto reportedly set a €40m price-tag on Hector Herrera.
Napoli are not just seeking a new forward in January, but could challenge Milan and Roma for Manchester United winger Memphis Depay.
Italy Under-21s Coach Gigi Di Biagio is pleased that “finally clubs are giving room to young players” ahead of the friendly with England.
New reports suggest Milan will complete the ‘closing’ of the sale to Chinese investors on December 2.
Giampiero Ventura continues to test the 4-2-4 formation against Liechtenstein, though there are doubts at right-back.
Aleksandar Mitrovic’s agent assures the Newcastle United striker won’t be joining Napoli in January and “there has been no request.”
Fabio Capello confirmed he “had some contact with the Italy squad, but I said no” ahead of Giampiero Ventura’s appointment.
Fabio Capello reveals he tried to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Roma, then changed him at Juventus. “The goal was not in his DNA.”
Boca Juniors talent Rodrigo Bentancur received interest “from Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United,” but has an option with Juventus.
Just 18 months after leaving for Bayern Munich in a €37m deal, there are reports Arturo Vidal wants a return to Juventus.
“I can give Arkadiusz Milik back to Napoli in four to five months, but I’ll know more in a month’s time,” said the striker’s knee surgeon.
Maurizio Zamparini reiterated his desire to sell Palermo, but told Napoli he’ll hand over Ilija Nestorovski “for Manolo Gabbiadini and Omar El Kaddouri.”
Aleix Vidal’s Italian representative confirms he can leave Barcelona, and that Inter and Napoli are interested.
Mati Fernandez does not believe Milan are favourites for the Derby della Madonnina - “we don’t know how Inter will play”.
Domenico Berardi’s agent admits the Sassuolo forward’s injury was “worse than we thought”.
Croatia’s team doctor slams Juventus over Marko Pjaca’s injury - “we knew immediately he had a cracked fibula”.
Arkadiusz Milik “can start running with the ball”, the surgeon who operated on the Napoli striker confirmed.
Stefano Pioli isn’t worried by his 18-month Inter contract - “I just want to do my best”.
Stefano Pioli believes Inter can qualify for the Champions League this season - “it won’t be easy, but we have a chance”.
New Inter Coach Stefano Pioli assures there’s no problem with Antonio Candreva - “I’ve always thought he was a top player”.
Paris Saint-Germain and Italy midfielder Marco Verratti insists he’s not worth €100m - “no player is worth that”.
Nice’s director general Julien Fornier explains Mario Balotelli’s revival - “all his former clubs tried to give him rules, we don’t”.
Juventus centre-back Andrea Barzagli is targeting a return in the Supercoppa Italiana against Milan, reports suggest.
Marek Hamsik tips Piotr Zielinski for stardom and admits Napoli “miss” Arkadiusz Milik after his injury.
Roma striker Edin Dzeko names Milan legend Andriy Shevchenko as his idol, and David Silva as the best player he’s played with.
Napoli are sweating over Faouzi Ghoulam’s fitness, as it appears he’s picked up a groin injury on Algeria duty.
Stefano Pioli reportedly told his Inter players that they can still qualify for the Champions League this season.
Leonardo believes Inter have an organisational problem - “if you don’t know who is in charge, the machine will get jammed”.
Ravel Morrison has reportedly returned to London, and could face a legal battle to free himself from Lazio.
Former Inter Coach Roberto Mancini has reportedly rejected an offer from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua.
Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner could reportedly join Barcelona, freeing Aleix Vidal for Inter.
Gianfranco Zola compares Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic’s free-kick technique to that of Andrea Pirlo.
Reports claim Milan want to swap Carlos Bacca for Edin Dzeko, but Roma won’t discuss it until the summer.
Today's front page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.