NEWS

Lazio released a statement assuring Ravel Morrison is in London on authorised leave and has not sparked a legal battle.
Antonio Rudiger has reportedly told Chelsea he has no intention of leaving Roma in January.
Adriano Galliani has confessed that “I think these are my last three weeks at Milan” as “I don’t know any role other than CEO”.
Juventus have confirmed that Paulo Dybala faces three more weeks out as he continues to recover from a thigh injury.
Sassuolo midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini is Serie A’s best young player and will write himself into Italy’s history, according to Marcello Lippi’s agent son.
Empoli legend Ighli Vannucchi has called on his former club to negotiate a loan for Inter’s Gabriel Barbosa. “It’s the best place for him...”
Italy will reportedly begin their 4-2-4 experiment in Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein, with an Azzurri debut for Davide Zappacosta.
Stephan El Shaarawy insists Roma can rival Juventus for the Scudetto – but only if they are able to sustain their current performance levels.
Ricky Kaka has hailed Milan’s progress under Vincenzo Montella but confesses “I hope it won’t be Galliani and Berlusconi’s last derby” against Inter next week.
Christian Maggio believes Napoli’s poor run of form is down to “individual mistakes more than anything else”.
Axel Witsel reiterates “Juventus want me” but insists “I’m in no hurry” as “January or June is very good either way”.
Milan Badelj claims he is “bored” of speculation linking him with Milan as he asks “why wouldn't I stay here until the end” of his Fiorentina contract.
The agent of Domenico Berardi admits Inter and Juventus “are still pursuing” the Sassuolo attacker, who could leave the Neroverdi next summer.
Napoli Captain Marek Hamsik has revealed a change in diet, admitting he's 'stopped drinking cola.'
Sven-Goran Eriksson says 'he does not know why' he has not received any offers from Serie A clubs, but 'he would return'.
Sven-Goran Eriksson believes he 'could have won the Champions League with Lazio'.
Juventus have targeted Milan fullback Mattia De Sciglio as a replacement for Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Roma goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny looks set to return to Arsenal at the end of the season, with Lukasz Skorupski waiting to replace him.
Miralem Pjanic has told reporters that there he is not at Juventus 'just for the free-kicks'.
Roma Captain Francesco Totti has returned to training today, after missing three games through injury.
Former Roma Coach Fabio Capello had harsh words for Antonio Cassano, confessing 'to see someone lose their talent makes you angry'.
Torino intend to exercise their option to buy defender Leandro Castan from Roma in January.
Roma could move for Sassuolo forward Gregoire Defrel as a replacement for Mohamed Salah when the Egyptian leaves for the African Cup of Nations.
The agent of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has denied that Napoli asked for up to €75m for the player this summer.
Fiorentina are still working on a return to the club for Inter striker Stevan Jovetic.
Valencia boss Cesare Prandelli wants to bring in Manolo Gabbiadini and Miguel Veloso from Serie A, reports say.
Simone Zaza's agent father 'would listen' if Napoli called him, but revealed that he has not received any offers for the player as yet.
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Milan are eager to loan out Leonel Vangioni, so Genoa and Palermo are interested.
Italy Under-21s Coach Gigi Di Biagio was glad to “test new players and tactics” in a last-gasp 3-2 friendly defeat to England.
Italy Under-21s fumbled a 2-1 lead in Southampton and lost 3-2 to England with the last kick of this friendly, partly due to a Pierluigi Gollini howler.
Giovanni Simeone reveals why he chose to join Genoa and how his father Diego has helped – or at times hindered – his career.
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.