NEWS

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri believes his side can beat Roma on Wednesday, insisting the English champions are stronger.
Domenico Di Carlo or Delio Rossi could take over the Cesena hot seat if reports indicating Davide Ballardini has rejected the job are correct.
Alessandro Florenzi looks ahead to Roma’s Champions League clash with Manchester City on Wednesday, and believes his side can win.
There are reports that Davide Ballardini has rejected the opportunity to replace Pierpaolo Bisoli on the Cesena bench.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri insists his side are not inferior to tomorrow’s opponents Atletico Madrid.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri has explained the importance of Champions League progression, and reflects on the point in Florence.
Coach Massimiliano Allegri says that it's ‘the norm for Juventus to be among Europe’s Last 16, and that the Europa League isn’t under consideration.
Cesena have confirmed that they have sacked Pierpaolo Bisoli as Coach, ahead of the expected appointment of Davide Ballardini.
Atletico Madrid’s form requires Juventus’ full focus, admits Claudio Marchisio, who also plays down previous recent European disappointments.
Claudio Marchisio says Juventus are aware of Atletico Madrid’s strengths, in preview of what he labels as the Bianconeri’s ‘game of the year’.
Juventus may return to the 4-3-1-2 for their Champions League game against Atletico Madrid, with the return of Carlos Tevez.
Fiorentina have reportedly offered €1.5m-a-year to Norberto Neto, but there remain offers from Liverpool and Roma.
Cesena are reportedly on the verge of sacking Pierpaolo Bisoli and replacing him with Davide Ballardini.
President James Pallotta will be meeting with Roma directors to discuss the January transfer window, with the apparent priority being the defence.
Arrigo Sacchi believes that Roma and Juventus both have a chance to qualify for the Champions League Last 16, whilst he backs Juve for the Scudetto.
Empoli goalkeeper Luigi Sepe has affirmed his desire to join Napoli, whilst his agent confirms there's ‘no problem’.
Milan director Adriano Galliani went into the changing rooms after yesterday's defeat and personally confronted his team.
Inter's Mateo Kovacic admits that his team has to ‘work harder’ and is ‘not worthy of the top three places’ in Serie A.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Andrea Stramaccioni revealed the tactical change that allowed Udinese to beat Inter. “Mateo Kovacic surprised me.”
Roberto Mancini is “absolutely livid” after Inter threw away a lead to lose 2-1 against Udinese. “It was a blackout.”
Inter dominated the first half, but lost 2-1 to Udinese at San Siro with a Bruno Fernandes gem and Rodrigo Palacio howler.
Hellas Verona are missing eight players for their Monday night match against Sampdoria.
Zdenek Zeman is “irritated” by Cagliari’s failure to win on home turf and intends to change that against Chievo.
Lazio will have to do without Edson Braafheid for up to two months after a knee ligament injury.
Marek Hamsik could be tempted to leave Napoli after his family was insulted in the Stadio San Paolo stands.
Andrea Stramaccioni will “never forget the affection of the Inter fans” as his Udinese visit San Siro tonight.
Roberto Mancini reshuffles Inter again as Andrea Stramaccioni and Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese visit San Siro.
Riccardo Montolivo relished his first start in over six months, even if Milan lost to Genoa. “We lack consistency.”
Gervinho warned “all the pressure” is on Manchester City and not Roma, while they’ll sorely miss Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero.
Stefano Colantuono celebrated Atalanta’s comeback to beat Cesena 3-2, but berated the fans for jeering. “I expected more.”
Cesena Coach Pierpaolo Bisoli said fumbling a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 with Atalanta is “the emblem of our season.”
Roberto Donadoni forgave the referee after Parma’s defeat to Lazio and welcomed the new club owners.
Pippo Inzaghi confessed Milan are “still lacking something” after their 1-0 defeat to Genoa and welcomed back Riccardo Montolivo.
Stefano Pioli praised Lazio’s “character and determination” to fight back for a 2-1 victory away to Parma.

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