Italy

Mazzarri rings Inter alarm

Inter Milan manager Walter Mazzarri has expressed his concerns over the state of affairs at the once mighty Serie A outfit.

Pogba pens Juve extension

Paul Pogba has committed his long-term future to Juventus after penning a three-year extension, keeping him in Turin until 2019.

Higuain happy at Napoli

Gonzalo Higuain's brother Frederico has dismissed suggestions the Napoli striker is looking to force a move away from Stadio San Paolo.

Allegri still expects progression

Massimiliano Allegri is not overly concerned by Juventus' defeat to Olympiakos and is convinced they can still progress in Europe.

Garcia takes blame for pasting

Roma head coach Rudi Garcia insists the blame for his side's heavy 7-1 defeat to Bayern Munich should be laid squarely at his door.

Milan keen on Suso deal

AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has admitted that the Italian outfit could make a move for Liverpool midfielder Suso in the January transfer window.

Gasperini critical of referee

Gian Piero Gasperini has criticised referee Andrea Cervellera after Genoa were denied a penalty in a controversial 1-1 draw with Empoli.

Guardiola praise for Garcia

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola believes Rudi Garcia has done a 'wonderful' job at Roma ahead of their Champions League clash on Tuesday.

Manolas: There is only Roma

Greece international Konstantinos Manolas claims he turned down the advances of Arsenal and Juventus before signing for Roma.

Alonso: Roma have progressed

Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso believes that Roma stepped up their game last season and are now a real challenge to play.

Ogbonna expresses regret

Angelo Ogbonna could not hide his disappointment after Juventus failed to secure maximum points against lowly Sassuolo on Saturday.

Garcia gleeful after triumph

Roma coach Rudi Garcia is delighted with the manner in which his side responded to adversity when they beat Chievo 3-0 on Saturday.

Thohir banking on 12th man

Inter Milan have not given up on their season just yet but realise that they need to win against Napoli on Sunday.

Allegri to up the ante

Massimiliano Allegri will continue to take absolutely nothing for granted when his club plays against Sassuolo in the Italian Serie A on Saturday.

Coman settled at Juventus

Juventus midfielder Kingsley Coman admits the French contingent in Turin has helped him settle in quicker than he had hoped.

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