NEWS

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has confirmed that Raul Albiol has extended his contract with the club until 2020.
Former Parma owner Tommaso Ghirardi and CEO Pietro Leonardi have been given five-year bans and fined €150,000 for their mismanagement of the fallen giants
Cesc Fabregas has hailed Antonio Conte as “a great Coach with a special philosophy” and has bad news for Milan. “I never thought about leaving Chelsea.”
Genoa have confirmed that Leonardo Pavoletti will be out for little under a month with a thigh injury.
Juan Cuadrado’s return to the Juventus fold against Palermo is confirmed as Patrice Evra recovers from a knee sprain.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri joked he did his absences “at school” after Maurizio Sarri refused to attend his pre-Chievo Press conference.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has hinted that Marko Pjaca will replace Paulo Dybala for Saturday’s trip to Palermo. “He can play as a second striker...”
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri says Juan Cuadrado was “upset” but will be a substitute against Palermo as Paulo Dybala “could start on the bench”.
Juan Cuadrado is reportedly set to start for Juventus when the Bianconeri visit Palermo tomorrow.
Cagliari could look to bring in former Juventus defender Martin Caceres if their defensive record doesn’t improve.
Cristian Ansaldi’s agent assures “everything is ok” with Frank de Boer, and the Inter defender is over his injury.
Rolando Maran’s Chievo will face Napoli with “the same enthusiasm” which has lifted them to third-place.
Reports in China claim there is a second false bank guarantee involved in Sino-Europe Sports takeover of Milan.
Gabriel Paletta says it’s “too early” for Milan to aim higher than the Europa League but “if we continue like this…”
Paolo Rossi believes Roma captain Francesco Totti “has been the strongest in Italy for the last 20 years”.
Arkadiusz Milik calls Maurizio Sarri “special” and admits the Coach was a crucial factor in deciding to join Napoli.
Gabriel Paletta says he just needed “trust and consistency” at Milan after returning from his loan move.
Milan have reportedly agreed a new contract in principle with Giacomo Bonaventura, but face a battle with Mino Raiola.
Blaise Matuidi insists he has “no regrets” about the collapse of his move from Paris Saint-Germain to Juventus.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri and President Aurelio De Laurentiis are reportedly at loggerheads over referees.
Thomas Vermaelen is once again in doubt for Roma, as he trained separately yesterday.
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly want Carlos Bacca, but it depends how Milan perform this season.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Manchester City are ready to revive their £50m bid for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, as Vincent Kompany is injured again.
Lazio hope to have Lucas Biglia back against Empoli on Sunday, but Federico Marchetti, Dusan Basta and Bastos could be out for a while.
France Football claims Paris Saint-Germain are interested in going for new Roma right-back Bruno Peres.
Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa said he “chose Inter for the project. We can win the Scudetto and I can’t wait to make my debut.”
Francesco Guidolin is in trouble at Swansea City and it’s reported he could be replaced by Gianfranco Zola and Pierluigi Casiraghi.
Liverpool are believed to be interested in an offer for Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia in January.
Cesare Prandelli and Stefano Pioli are options for Atalanta if they fire Coach Gian Piero Gasperini.
Roma released a statement denying Bloomberg reports that James Pallotta is looking to sell 40 per cent of the club for €75m.
Khouma Babacar described his back-heel flick goal for Fiorentina against Udinese as “an instinctive gesture.”
Juventus have joined Inter and Paris Saint-Germain in targeting Benfica defender Victor Lindelof.
Milan are ready to reinforce their defence with Brazil international Rodrigo Caio of Sao Paulo in January.
Salvatore Bocchetti claims Mario Balotelli has “no brains” and “threw a plate of pasta at Marco Motta.”