NEWS

Leandro Castan admits he was “scared” before undergoing brain surgery, but the experience brought him closer to Roma than ever.
Juventus will end 2014 top of the Serie A table after a comfortable 3-1 victory away to Zdenek Zeman’s struggling Cagliari.
Italy boss Antonio Conte had a “positive” visit to Cesena and praised their youth academy.
Parma’s new owners are reportedly looking for a new President after Pietro Doca again denied he signed the paperwork.
Roberto Mancini reveals he returned to Inter “for the affection that ties me to this club.”
Napoli completely revamp their defence ahead of Monday’s Italian Super Cup with Juventus and Duvan Zapata starts against Parma tonight.
Italy and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli received a one-match ban and £25,000 fine for sending an offensive tweet.
Juventus dg Beppe Marotta warned Antonio Conte and Italy that they aren’t forced to send players for get-togethers.
Gervinho insists Rudi Garcia’s controversial ban “won’t have repercussions” on Roma ahead of their game with Milan.
Juventus lead Serie A by just one point and, if they fail to beat Zdenek Zeman’s Cagliari, could start 2015 in second place.
The Italian Super Cup between Juventus and Napoli will now be played at 17.30 GMT on Monday in Qatar.
Empoli striker Francesco Tavano believes that Sunday’s Tuscan derby with Fiorentina is ‘just another game’.
Paul Pogba could be rested for Juventus’ trip to Cagliari tonight, while Alvaro Morata is set to replace Fernando Llorente.
Juventus target Andrej Kramaric will now have a reported €10m asking price on his head, after signing a new contract with Rijeka.
Liverpool and Valencia were the two clubs who offered a job to Napoli’s Rafa Benitez, according to reports in Italy.
Milan are capable of finishing third and securing Champions League football, Coach Filippo Inzaghi believes.
Pippo Inzaghi believes his Milan team can do great things in 2015, once players have returned from injury.
Milan Coach Filippo Inzaghi warns the Rossoneri will face one of the ‘best teams in Italy’ in Roma when they meet on Saturday.
Parma’s ownership saga rumbles on, as prospective new President Pietro Doca says he won’t attend a Press conference scheduled for tomorrow.
Milan’s Giacomo Bonaventura says he’s at the Rossoneri to compete in Europe and win trophies, and praises Pippo Inzaghi.
The mayor of Rome has discussed Roma’s stadium plans, and says construction could start in the spring.
Inter President Erick Thohir says the Nerazzurri are ‘working hard’ toward a new stadium.
Udinese striker Luis Muriel is targeted by Fiorentina and Sampdoria, but may choose the latter to guarantee playing time.
Former Italy Under-21 Coach Claudio Gentile likes the ‘German example’ but doubts senior Coach Antonio Conte's training camps will work.
Former Napoli and Parma midfielder Raffaele Longo admits the Vesuviani are favourites tonight, but warns that they still lack balance.
Raffaele Palladino says Parma will fight for points against Napoli, as he assures that the Ducali can emerge from their difficult spell.
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini compares his two star pupils Mario Balotelli and Zlatan Ibrahimovic and says he'd like to see young people ‘governing football’.
The agent of Milan striker Stephan El Shaarawy has denied all transfer rumours surrounding the player.
Fiorentina are looking for bidders for winger Josip Ilicic and Lazio are the latest team who could meet their terms.
Milan ‘keeper Diego Lopez says the match against Roma will be an ‘opportunity to grow’, as he anticipates ‘a spectacular game’.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi defends Roma's Rudi Garcia against the accusations of misconduct and says it's time to ‘lighten the situation’.
Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock says he’d willing sign Roma's full-back Ashley Cole, but that a deal looks unlikely.
Defender Matija Nastasic’s current situation at Manchester City reportedly leaves him primed for a mid-season loan to Inter.
Inter will hold a transfer summit after the Lazio game, with Paris Saint-Germain's Ezequiel Lavezzi and Atletico Madrid's Alessio Cerci primary targets.
Milan's Riccardo Montolivo sees Coach Filippo Inzaghi as more than a ‘motivator’, and believes Roma are not an inaccessible opponent.

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