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Juventus have made no move for Rubin Kazan stopper Salvatore Bocchetti, his representative has admitted.
A win against Genoa on Saturday would be the perfect Christmas present for captain Javier Zanetti.
Juventus director Pavel Nedved insists that the club have no fear going into today’s Champions League draw.
Sebastian Giovinco is “only at the beginning of a beautiful adventure” with Juventus, his agent has stated.
Napoli were amongst the many clubs interested in Paulo Dybala before he eventually joined Palermo in the summer.
The agent of Alexandre Pato has opened the door for a move to Corinthians – although he insists no deal has been done with Milan.
Inter are reportedly in advanced talks with Porto about signing Portuguese international defender Rolando.
Lazio, Napoli and Inter will be in today’s Europa League draw for the last 32 and last 16 of the competition.
Juventus and Milan will find out who they will play in the last 16 of the Champions League when the draw is made later this morning.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Walter Mazzarri admits “this is a difficult moment and the fans have to stand by” Napoli after their Coppa Italia exit.
Stefano Pioli put Bologna’s shock Coppa Italia victory over holders Napoli down to “hard work and some good fortune.”
Holders Napoli crashed out of the Coppa Italia after Bologna fought back from an early goal to win 2-1 at the San Paolo, just three days after doing it in Serie A.
Coach Beppe Iachini admits he and Siena had “tasted victory” on his debut before Lazio snatched an equaliser and qualified on penalties.
If Giorgio Chiellini really is out for three months, then Juventus need a replacement and are looking at Federico Peluso and Siena’s Neto.
Milan and Juventus target Nene has announced he intends to leave PSG in January. “Soon I will be free from my contract.”
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin cursed their luck after a Coppa Italia home defeat to Fiorentina.
Vincenzo Montella concedes Fiorentina didn’t play their best football despite beating Udinese in the Coppa Italia.
Vladimir Petkovic concedes Lazio only scraped past Siena in the Coppa Italia, but “the important thing was to qualify.”
Udinese had numerous chances, but Fiorentina got the goal with Borja Valero to conquer the Friuli and set up a Coppa Italia Quarter-Final clash with Roma.
Cagliari’s Mayor gave the all-clear for the game with Juventus at the Is Arenas, but it came too late and the tie has been confirmed for the Tardini in Parma.
M’Baye Niang has signed a contract extension tying him to Milan until June 2017, marking his 18th birthday.
“An offer has arrived for Alexandre Pato,” confirmed Milan chief Adriano Galliani. “We’re doing everything possible to keep Robinho, but he wants to go home.”
Lazio needed a 95th minute equaliser and penalties to get the better of Siena on Beppe Iachini’s debut in the Coppa Italia Fifth Round tie.
Italian champions Juventus could be without Giorgio Chiellini for the next three months because of injury.
Fiorentina insist they would have no problem if David Pizarro opted to resume his international career with Chile.
Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni has admitted that he has a few worries ahead of this weekend’s game against Genoa.
Modibo Diakite is making his seasonal debut for Lazio in this afternoon’s Coppa Italia tie against Siena.
The agent of Marco Verratti has denied the latest transfer speculation concerning the Paris Saint-Germain youngster.
Friday’s Serie A game between Cagliari and Juventus will be played at a neutral venue, the Lega Serie A have confirmed.
Milan are pondering a January bid for Paris Saint-Germain’s Momo Sissoko, a report in France is claiming.
Palermo have denied speculation that they are looking to re-sign three of their former players next month.
Italy have ended 2012 as the fourth best team in world football after FIFA released their latest rankings.
Alexander Merkel has agreed to leave Genoa for Udinese in January, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.
The agent of Manchester United’s Federico Macheda has ruled out a January move to Italy for his client.

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