NEWS

Marcelino’s agent won’t comment on the collapse of talks “out of respect for the greatness of a club like Inter”.
Cagliari captain Daniele Dessena has been given a two-game ban after his red card in the 5-1 defeat to Torino.
Adriano Galliani is philosophical about leaving Milan - “directors go, Milan continue”.
Stefano Pioli is expected to visit Lazio’s training ground to formally resolve his contract ahead of his Inter move.
Lazio Coach Simone Inzaghi assures he knows “how important” the derby with Roma is.
Leonardo Bonucci and Paulo Dybala are both reportedly set to extend their Juventus contracts until 2021.
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik admits “we miss Arkadiusz Milik a lot” but says they must still do better.
Juventus are reportedly interested in James Rodriguez, who is being frozen out at Real Madrid.
Atalanta midfielder Roberto Gagliardini is “still in disbelief” after being called-up to the Italy squad.
CSKA Moscow reportedly want Luiz Adriano, but his agent is offering the Milan striker to the Bundesliga.
Blaise Matuidi admits he was close to “ambitious club” Juventus, but he has an offer to renew with Paris Saint-Germain.
Milan legend Alessandro Costacurta says Vincenzo Montella brought “added value”, but worries about the defence.
Carlo Ancelotti believes Milan can qualify for the Champions League, and praises “innovative” Vincenzo Montella.
Former Lazio boss Stefano Pioli is expected to be announced as the new Inter Coach later today.
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Mario Balotelli believes Nice can win Ligue 1, and says their fans are the best he’s ever seen.
It’s reported Stefano Pioli will be confirmed as Inter Coach tomorrow, with Walter Samuel as his assistant.
Former Lazio, Juventus and Milan striker Paolo Di Canio has written to the President of the Italian Jewish Community to deny he’s an anti-Semite.
It’s thought Silvio Berlusconi will stay as honorary President when he sells Milan, but Adriano Galliani and Barbara Berlusconi will leave.
Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel confirms he’ll join Juventus but admits “I don’t know" if it'll be January or June.
Lazio’s lawyer predicts “no problems” in resolving Stefano Pioli’s contract but “it will take a few days”.
Inter are putting the final touches to Stefano Pioli’s contract, as he waits for official Lazio termination.
Inter have officially announced that CEO Michael Bolingbroke has resigned, with Jun Liu replacing him.
Matteo Darmian insists it’s “not true” that Jose Mourinho doesn’t want him at Manchester United.
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Milan striker Gianluca Lapadula has been called-up to the Italy squad, as Manolo Gabbiadini is injured.
Maurizio Zamparini admits he is “feeling dejected” as the days go by without an investor buying Palermo.
Farhad Moshiri claims Everton “went right up to” Napoli’s €67m asking price for Kalidou Koulibaly – only for the Partenopei to suddenly pull out of a deal.
Stefano Pioli has arrived in Milan to meet with Inter executives as he inches ever closer to becoming the Nerazzurri’s next Coach.
Italy boss Giampiero Ventura admits while Serie A “is an interesting League, as a show, it’s not been memorable”.
Massimo Moratti admits he would have gone about appointing Inter’s next Coach differently but insists Suning’s man is “a wise choice”.
Juventus have confirmed that Andrea Barzagli will be out for “approximately two months” with a dislocated shoulder.
Giampiero Ventura has appeared to take a dig at Antonio Conte as his Italy predecessor “left us with one of the oldest squads in the last 150 years”.
Italy CT Giampiero Ventura says Graziano Pelle is on the naughty step, Sebastian Giovinco is in an inferior League and that he will “chat” to Mario Balotelli.
Giampiero Ventura insists Simone Zaza is “important” for Italy, to the extent that the Azzurri “will try” to help the striker regain his form.