NEWS

Real Madrid and Manchester United are ready to battle it out in January for Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman.
Spanish media claim Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa wants a January transfer to Napoli.
Gigi Di Biagio warns Italy face a “tough team” in Slovakia for the Under-21 European Championship play-offs.
Eugenio Corini hopes Chievo can take advantage of the “pressure” Napoli are under at the San Paolo tomorrow.
Saphir Taider reveals he left Southampton three weeks into his loan to join Sassuolo for “personal reasons.”
Bologna had a disastrous start to the season, which made their 3-2 victory at Pescara all the more remarkable.
Today Roma visit Empoli and Juventus host Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese, while Fiorentina-Genoa and Parma-Milan are intriguing ties.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Carlo Tavecchio is determined to push through reforms in Italian football including squad limits and a return to an 18-team Serie A.
Massimiliano Allegri has named 22 players for his Juventus squad to face Udinese in Week 2 of Serie A, including Alvaro Morata and Andrea Barzagli.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli says he is happy to see Antonio Conte on the Italy bench, and there is no controversy with Claudio Lotito.
Parma have announced that they have signed McDonald Mariga for a fourth time, on an initial one-year contract.
Keita Balde Diao’s agent has revealed the player’s frustration in not being able to represent Spain yet, and offers from Juventus and Liverpool.
Andrea Pirlo is hoping to be able to return to regular training with Juventus soon, as he provides an updated on his recovery.
Maurizio Sarri has outlined Empoli’s intention to ‘make life difficult’ for Roma as he refuses to ‘lose twice’ to the capital club.
Palermo have purchased the remaining 50 per cent of Italy Under-21 international Andrea Belotti’s contract.
Marco Materazzi is putting the finishing touches to a deal that will see him become player-Coach for Indian Super League club Chennai.
Stefano Colantuono says he almost signed Simone Zaza and has made clear Atalanta’s commitment to improve on the road, starting at Cagliari.
Gustavo Poyet has described Italy international Emanuele Giaccherini as a ‘totally new player’ at Sunderland this season.
Milan is worth at least €618m according to the latest information released by Fininvest, the holding company owned by Silvio Berlusconi and family.
Laurent Blanc has hinted that if Roma target Adrien Rabiot were to leave Paris Saint-Germain, it would be in January.
Rudi Garcia has listed 24 players for his Roma squad to face Empoli, including Douglas Maicon and some expected to actually be rested.
Juventus and Napoli are reportedly in agreement that the 2014 Italian Super Cup will be played in Doha.
Jasmin Kurtic cried tears of joy when signing for Fiorentina, he has revealed in his official presentation.
Marco van Ginkel says Nigel de Jong, Fernando Torres and Jose Mourinho all had a role in persuading him to accept Milan's offer.
Djamel Mesbah has been presented today at Sampdoria and expects the club to be aiming high this season.
Italy will have to beat Slovakia to clinch a place in the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic.
Tommaso Ghirardi has announced that he has withdrawn his resignation as Parma President as no-one ‘of note’ came in with an offer to buy him out.
Rudi Garcia has made clear that he won’t have two Roma teams in mind in balancing between League and European commitments.
Marek Hamsik reiterates that he is happy at Napoli, as he affirms the squad’s togetherness and need to focus game by game.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has cooled the furore over the injury situation in Turin.
Andrea Stramaccioni says his win in Turin while Inter boss means nothing ahead of the Juventus-Udinese encounter.
Alessandro Rosina is willing to sacrifice personal glory if it means Catania make an immediate return to Serie A.
Emiliano Viviano is looking to break back into the Italian national squad following his move to Sampdoria.
Frederik Sorensen says he could see a long-term future at Verona after joining the club over the summer.

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