NEWS

Giampiero Ventura is set to call promising young players for an Italy training camp, including Marco Benassi, Antonio Barreca and Manuel Locatelli.
Keisuke Honda’s agent admits “it’s obvious he is not part” of Milan’s plans, but insists there are no talks with Shanghai SIPG.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta insists it’s “normal” that Mino Raiola made millions on the Paul Pogba deal. “Agents are now intermediaries.”
Torino President Urbano Cairo has pledged to strengthen the squad in January to push for European qualification.
Alexis Sanchez has failed to agree a new contract with Arsenal, prompting renewed interest from Juventus and Manchester City.
Sevilla are linked with a recall for Carlos Bacca after reports Napoli rejected the Milan striker due to his wages.
Aleix Vidal’s agent confirmed the Barcelona full-back is “waiting to see what happens” at Milan ahead of a January transfer.
Italy team manager Lele Oriali warns “it’s never a friendly against Germany, as it’s always a spectacular and hard-fought battle.”
Antonio Conte thinks he is “in the right moment of my life” to experience Chelsea and English football, including their packed Christmas schedule.
New Juventus signing Rodrigo Bentancur is “similar to an early Paul Pogba,” claims Boca Juniors Coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto.
A remarkable report claims Napoli are looking to Marco Giampaolo for next season, as Fiorentina approach Maurizio Sarri.
Miralem Pjanic’s father said he’s the best free kick taker in the world and “just like Juventus: ambitious and winning.”
Giampiero Ventura admits Italy “cannot play the same way” against Germany after testing the 4-2-4 system with Liechtenstein.
If Lazio sell Filip Djordjevic to Olympique Lyonnais, they could use the cash to sign Utrecht striker Sebastien Haller.
Gerson is unhappy with the idea of being loaned to Bologna or Empoli, so could ask Roma for a return to Brazil.
Juventus have reportedly beaten the likes of Napoli, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United to Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie.
Serie A average wages are less than half those of the Premier League, but Juventus, Roma and Inter are in the top 15 clubs.
Argentina legend Mario Kempes urged Edgardo Bauza to call up Inter striker Mauro Icardi. “How long have we talked about this?”
Fabio Capello feels Gigi Buffon “deserved the Ballon d’Or” in his career and is impressed by Milan’s teenage midfielder Manuel Locatelli.
Fabio Capello is looking forward to Italy-Germany on Tuesday after an “unlucky” Euro 2016 defeat on penalties.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone refused to answer questions about his possible future at Inter.
Simone Zaza is flattered by interest from “great team” Napoli, but feels leaving West Ham so early would be “a personal failure.”
Antonio Candreva saw a good first attempt with Italy’s 4-2-4 system and assured there’s “no problem” with new Inter boss Stefano Pioli.
Ciro Immobile explained why Italy struggled in the second half with Liechtenstein and he’s “determined to be a protagonist” with Andrea Belotti.
Davide Zappacosta was pleased with his senior Italy debut in a 4-0 victory away to Liechtenstein. “I was dreaming of this.”
Leonardo Bonucci was far from satisfied after a 4-0 victory in Liechtenstein, as Italy “weren’t clinical enough and should’ve scored more.”
Torino hitman Andrea Belotti is giving his all for the “dream” of playing for Italy after his brace in the 4-0 victory at Liechtenstein.
Giampiero Ventura appreciated the Italy “attitude” and felt they could’ve scored double in their 4-0 win at Liechtenstein.
Andrea Belotti was the star of the show with a brace as Italy conquered Liechtenstein 4-0 with the new 4-2-4 system.
Bologna will be without Federico Di Francesco and Filip Helander for two to three weeks after injuries on international duty.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura “can see the birth of a new generation” ahead of tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Liechtenstein.
Spal completed a spectacular comeback to beat Brescia 3-2 and 10-man Latina survived a late scare to win at Vicenza.
Italy team manager Lele Oriali agrees that failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup would be “a tragedy.”
Italy unveil their new 4-2-4 formation with Marco Verratti and Daniele De Rossi in midfield for the World Cup qualifier in Liechtenstein.