NEWS

La Gazzetta dello Sport claims Milan have agreed to delay closing to January 15 with another €50m-€100m deposit from Chinese buyers.
Gianfranco Zola felt “close” to the Inter job and laughed off the Chelsea steward who wouldn’t let him into Stamford Bridge.
According to the latest reports, Paulo Dybala looks unlikely to be fit enough for Juventus when they face Atalanta on Saturday.
Stevan Jovetic’s agent reportedly met with Inter directors today to push for a January transfer to Fiorentina.
Palermo backed Roberto De Zerbi despite seven straight defeats and the Coach wants “belief” in the Coppa Italia against Spezia.
There are reports Milan’s new Chinese owners are targeting Roma hitman Edin Dzeko, who was spotted in the city today.
Palermo midfielder Bruno Henrique has undergone surgery to reduce a fracture to his hand.
Serie B side Cesena have knocked Empoli out of the Coppa Italia with a 2-1 extra time victory at the Stadio Castellani.
Diego Perotti believes Roma “have the squad” to win the Scudetto, ahead of three crucial matches.
Chievo’s Fabrizio Cacciatore has been given a two-match ban after his red card for dissent against Torino.
Silvan Widmer assures “I’m fine at Udinese”, despite links with Juventus, Inter and Roma.
Inter legend Beppe Bergomi claims Frank de Boer “didn’t have the team in hand” when he visited training sessions.
Danilo D’Ambrosio acknowledges “Inter have always made the squad and the fans suffer…”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis “awaits with interest” the debut of midfielder Marko Rog.
The agent of Juventus target Victor Lindelof confirms “many clubs are interested” in the Benfica defender.
Former Milan and Roma man Urby Emanuelson’s advice for young footballers is “don’t go to Italy”.
Gregoire Defrel’s agent says “many teams are interested” in the Sassuolo forward, and doesn’t rule out a Napoli move.
Paulo Dybala is reportedly set to extend his Juventus contract until 2021, and could return to the squad on Saturday.
Torino, victims of the Superga tragedy, offer their condolences to Chapecoense - “we’re with you in brotherhood”.
After Juventus surprisingly went down in Genoa and Atalanta stay in the top four, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 14.
Atalanta’s Jasmin Kurtic warns anyone who thinks Juventus are in crisis is “very much mistaken”.
Marek Hamsik believes Napoli were “a bit unlucky” to draw at home to Sassuolo last night.
Milan have confirmed that a the shareholders’ meeting will be held on December 13 for the sale of the club.
Felipe Melo insists “I haven’t had any contact” with Flamengo or Sao Paulo, and assures “I’m happy at Inter”.
Gian Piero Gasperini assures Atalanta won’t fear this weekend’s trip to Juventus Stadium - “we’ll go there to play”.
Diego says he has “no regrets” about joining Juventus, but should have stayed “at least another year”.
Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi and Alessandro Florenzi met with Roma Ultras to ask them to return for the derby with Lazio.
Juventus are reportedly looking for a defender in January, with Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic among the targets.
Milan will reportedly sell Carlos Bacca, Jose Sosa and Keisuke Honda, to fund moves for Mateo Musacchio and Sebastian Rudy.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Serie B side Trapani have fired Coach Serse Cosmi, despite taking them to the promotion play-off final last season.
Fiorentina director Pantaleo Corvino blamed referee Antonio Damato for their 4-2 defeat to Inter. “He had an off night.”
Stefano Pioli explained the tactical reasons behind Inter’s second half setbacks after beating Fiorentina 4-2. “You couldn’t tell we had an extra man.”
Paulo Sousa was “very proud of my Fiorentina team, because against all odds and obstacles we are able to play football” after a 4-2 defeat to Inter.
Eusebio Di Francesco admits Sassuolo were “lucky on the last-minute woodwork” in the 1-1 draw at Napoli, but rues more injuries.