NEWS

Guus Hiddink is emerging as a strong candidate to take the Inter job, despite an agreement being reached with Stefano Pioli.
Ronald de Boer reveals his brother Frank “had no say” in signing Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa and accepting the job was “an error of judgment.”
Lorenzo Insigne admits his tantrum when substituted against Juventus “was wrong,” but he cleared the air with Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri.
A series of meetings are lined up with potential Inter Coaches, including Stefano Pioli and ex-Villarreal boss Marcelino.
Benfica catch Napoli at the top of Champions League Group B and Besiktas are only one point behind, as qualification is in the balance.
Frank de Boer’s agent said “this is not the right moment to talk” about his sacking by Inter.
Besiktas Coach Senol Gunes believes Napoli “would’ve caused us more problems if Dries Mertens started” rather than Manolo Gabbiadini.
Besiktas midfielder Gokhan Inler hailed Marek Hamsik as “a great player and a great captain” for Napoli.
Allan believes Napoli “leave Istanbul with heads held high, as we tried everything to win” in the 1-1 draw with Besiktas.
Ricardo Quaresma called Napoli “a great team” after Besiktas were held to a 1-1 Champions League draw in Istanbul.
Maurizio Sarri rued poor Napoli finishing after a 1-1 draw away to Besiktas, but defended Manolo Gabbiadini.
Pepe Reina insists Napoli deserved victory in their 1-1 draw with Besiktas and “defeat would’ve been an injustice.”
Marek Hamsik felt Napoli “deserved more and could’ve won against Besiktas, but the point is worth its weight in gold.”
Marek Hamsik’s stunning solo strike earned Napoli a 1-1 draw away to Besiktas after Nikola Maksimovic’s handball gave away a penalty.
Frank de Boer was fired this morning, but Inter seem no closer to finding a replacement, as Vitor Pereira and Andrea Mandorlini join Stefano Pioli in the running.
Inter caretaker manager Stefano Vecchi will take almost the entire squad to Southampton, even those ineligible for the Europa League.
Max Allegri confirmed Claudio Marchisio will start against Lyon in the Champions League, but warned Juventus not to “ruin what we’ve built.”
Gonzalo Higuain said Juventus are helping him to “grow every day,” including Champions League experience against Lyon.
Besiktas Coach Senol Gunes warned they “know what Napoli’s weaknesses are and we want to exploit them.”
Lyon Coach Bruno Genesio promised they will go on the attack at the Juventus Stadium following a 1-0 home Champions League defeat.
Juventus named their squad for the Champions League meeting with Lyon, but Giorgio Chiellini misses out.
Napoli have Manolo Gabbiadini back in the starting XI for this early Champions League visit to Besiktas.
Join us for the build-up and action from tonight’s early Champions League clash as Napoli visit Turkish club Besiktas.
Reports in the UK say Chelsea are willing to loan out Milan target Cesc Fabregas, and could even subsidise his wages.
Former Ajax team manager David Endt reveals he warned Frank de Boer against “prostitute” Inter.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero urges Serie A teams to do pre-season in the areas affected by recent earthquakes.
Manuel Locatelli’s agent doesn’t want his client rushed into the Italy squad - “there’s time, he’ll be called when he’s ready”.
Stefano Sturaro’s agent confirms Juventus are working on a renewal for his client - “when it’s done everyone will know”.
Ronald de Boer blames “political aspects” for his brother, Frank, being sacked at Inter.
The Inter hierarchy are reportedly not in agreement over a new Coach, as Suning have doubts about Stefano Pioli.
Palermo sporting director Daniele Faggiano assures Roberto De Zerbi won’t be sacked, even with defeat against Milan.
Juventus reportedly sent scouts to Everton-West Ham, evaluating Romelu Lukaku but also Simone Zaza.
Roma captain Francesco Totti will not be fit to face Austria Vienna in the Europa League, and has been left out of the squad.
With Juventus striding even further head at the top of the table after beating Napoli, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 11.
Frank de Boer laments “this project needed more time” having been sacked by Inter after 14 games.