NEWS

Dani Alves celebrated his 100th Brazil cap, said Juventus are making him a better player and compared himself to Pablo Picasso.
New Inter Coach Stefano Pioli is reportedly urging the club to resist offers for Stevan Jovetic, as he wants to revitalise the player.
Inter midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia’s agents have denied entering negotiations with Olympique Marseille.
Milan will need to spend €14m to get Morgan Schneiderlin from Manchester United in January.
Giampiero Ventura’s wife Luciana gave some insight into the Italy Coach. “He loves impossible challenges and gives everyone a chance.”
Roma have identified Sassuolo striker Gregoire Defrel to replace Mohamed Salah during the Africa Cup of Nations, but he’ll cost €15.5m.
Thiago Silva’s agent wants to clarify that his contract with Paris Saint-Germain runs to 2018 and he has “not talked to Juventus.”
Marko Pjaca’s agent defends Juventus medical staff over his mystery injury. “It’s a delicate matter and requires patience.”
Keisuke Honda reveals he “is not dying to leave Milan. I could’ve gone, but the offers I received were inadequate.”
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta will leave as a free agent next summer, confirmed his agent.
Atalanta are a revelation this season and President Antonio Percassi praised Coach Gian Piero Gasperini. “It’s a dream.”
Federation chief Carlo Tavecchio warns Giampiero Ventura “it would be a tragedy for Italy to miss the 2018 World Cup.”
Domenico Berardi should finally make his Sassuolo comeback against Napoli on November 27.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio welcomes Giampiero Ventura’s “youth revolution” for Italy, but isn’t happy with calls to beat Liechtenstein 8-0.
Pierpaolo Marino believes Manolo Gabbiadini could swap with Udinese’s Duvan Zapata, while Simone Zaza “has one foot in Napoli.”
Palmeiras winger Roger Guedes is liked by Inter, Milan and Barcelona, but could be sold for €15m, said his agent.
Torino midfielder Daniele Baselli “is wanted by clubs in Italy and abroad,” confirmed the 24-year-old’s agent.
Stefano Pioli won his first friendly match on the Inter bench, beating Chiasso 3-1 with Mauro Icardi on target.
Boca Juniors President Daniel Angelici confirmed Juventus will activate their €9.4m Rodrigo Bentancur clause, but he’ll remain until June.
Antonio Conte discussed the tactical evolution that transformed his Chelsea side and why “a manager must improve his players.”
As Barcelona continue to push for Philippe Coutinho, Liverpool look to Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne as his heir.
Stefano Pioli has picked his first Inter line-up for a friendly, including Gabigol and Mauro Icardi.
Antonio Conte and Chelsea are again looking to Serie A with an attempt to sign Fiorentina defender Nenad Tomovic.
Inter and Milan could do battle on the transfer market for the likes of Rodrigo Caio, Keita Balde Diao, Victor Lindelof, Thiago Maia and Ante Coric.
According to multiple papers, Juventus are set to reject Barcelona and Manchester City offers for Pol Lirola, currently on loan at Sassuolo.
Inter midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia is a target for Rudi Garcia at Olympique Marseille, claims L’Equipe.
Leonardo Pavoletti is top of the Napoli wish-list and there are conflicting reports on whether Genoa will accept an €18m bid.
Juventus are set to sign Boca Juniors creative midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur, but he’s expected to arrive in June rather than January.
Olympique Lyonnais are said to be proposing €5m for Lazio centre-forward Filip Djordjevic.
Italian reports suggest Chelsea are prepared to offer €50m plus Cesc Fabregas for Paris Saint-Germain star Marco Verratti.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s agent confirms Napoli contract talks are “frozen,” he almost joined Everton and “will see what happens over the next few months.”
Italy are expected to field a new 4-2-4 formation in tonight’s World Cup qualifier with Liechtenstein, including a debutant.
Today's headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
West Ham striker Simone Zaza’s agent “advised him to return to Italy and he’d have no problems” at Napoli.
Jose Callejon said playing for Napoli and in Serie A has allowed him to become a better player. “It’s very difficult to score goals.”