NEWS

Marco van Ginkel admits that Milan ‘followed me for a long time’ as he reflects on early impressions of the Rossoneri.
Fernando Torres likens Pippo Inzaghi to Luis Aragones, outlines targeting the Scudetto and explains his move to Milan.
Former Juventus Coach Giovanni Trapattoni has defended the club in the wake of recent controversy surrounding referees.
Edy Reja says Lazio were right to bring in Stefano Pioli as Coach and he says the early signs of progress are there.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Mino Raiola declared Milan “haven’t made an offer” to renew Ignazio Abate’s contract, which expires in June 2015.
Chievo Coach Eugenio Corini looks forward to facing Roma on Saturday, as he believes they can cause an upset.
Lazio captain Stefano Mauri slammed media for being “misinformed” when reporting on a new illegal betting link.
Fabio Capello was “disappointed” by the Juventus-Roma controversy. “The difference is a winning mentality.”
Giuseppe Rossi’s agent assures the Fiorentina star’s career “is not at risk. He will be back stronger than before.”
New Bologna President Joe Tacopina commented on rumours Kobe Bryant and Marco Di Vaio could become investors.
Angelo Ogbonna explained his fine form for Juventus and Italy, but shrugged off Morgan De Sanctis accusations.
David Trezeguet said the Juventus Champions League Final defeat to Milan was “the most painful moment of my career.”
Yuto Nagatomo, Gary Medel and Fredy Guarin are also now in doubt for Inter’s big game against Napoli on Sunday.
Former Juventus player Sergio Brio blasted Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis for calling the Bianconeri “thieves.”
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa insists Roma “are on a par with Juventus” and it’s “a pleasure” to work with Rudi Garcia.
Samir Handanovic admits criticism of Inter is “normal” after two straight defeats, but trusts they’ll be revived with Napoli.
Lorenzo Insigne is targeting a return to the Italy squad via Napoli and reveals Inter rejected him for being short.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito blasted the extra cost of policing on clubs, but backs the introduction of tasers.
Roma defender Douglas Maicon is against the use of video replays in Serie A. “I cannot think referees get it wrong on purpose.”
Sassuolo announced they will remove the barriers separating fans from the pitch at the Mapei Stadium.
Mario Balotelli said his greatest teammates were all in Italy: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Luis Figo and Andrea Pirlo.
Mario Balotelli said he will only “start to think I need to change something about myself” when kids ignore him.
Mario Balotelli blasted Cesare Prandelli for not being a “real” man, but does “understand” why Antonio Conte dropped him.
Morgan De Sanctis reveals Aurelio De Laurentiis ordered Napoli to abandon the Italian Super Cup medal ceremony with Juventus.
Daniele Orsato will officiate the big Inter-Napoli game this weekend, but Juventus-Roma referee Gianluca Rocchi is dropped.
Verona striker Luca Toni admires Pippo Inzaghi’s Milan, but states that the Gialloblu fear no-one heading into this weekend’s meeting.
Lucas Biglia says that Real Madrid did come in with interest in him this summer, but that Lazio weren’t open to his departure.
Mateo Kovacic has spoken about Inter’s struggles this season, and his desire to remain with the Nerazzurri.
Juventus are continuing contract negotiations with Paul Pogba and are reportedly offering a four-year extension.
Inter President Erik Tohir has called on Nerazzurri fans to be patient, as he hopes to have the club one of the 10 biggest in the world.
Roberto Mancini believes Juventus are still the team to beat for anyone looking to claim the Scudetto.
The lawyer of Lazio midfielder Stefano Mauri has denied his client’s involvement in a new Calcioscommesse investigation.
The brother of Diego Maradona says Napoli are in talks with a Qatari Sheikh over a possible sale, and that the former No 10 could be involved.
Morgan De Sanctis says he will provide Roma with an answer on his future by December, as he hints at a move to the MLS.

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