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Stephan Lichtsteiner will reportedly be allowed to leave Juventus in January after an acceptance that his best days are behind him.
Davide Santon has hailed Luciano Spalletti for making “a big change” at Inter and addressing his ‘problems’ after his first full appearance in almost a year.
Italy Under-21 starlet Andrea Favilli could miss the rest of the season after damaging knee ligaments over the weekend.
Nantes boss Claudio Ranieri admits the Italy job would be “something special and beautiful” and says he would count on their young players.
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Sky Sport Italia claim Giampiero Ventura stormed out on the Italy squad ahead of the Sweden game, telling them to “pick your own team.”
Mauro Icardi was inevitably Man of the Match, but who else stood out for Football Italia in the 2-0 win over Atalanta?
Udinese are reportedly on the verge of sacking Coach Gigi Del Neri and Massimo Oddo is the favourite to take over.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio feels the Italy “debacle could’ve been avoided with a little intelligence” from Giampiero Ventura and asked players for advice on the Coach.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio revealed the choices for the Italy bench: Carlo Ancelotti, Antonio Conte, Max Allegri, Claudio Ranieri and Roberto Mancini.
Luciano Spalletti called Mauro Icardi “a raptor pouncing on its prey,” but spread the credit for Inter’s victory over Atalanta to the whole team.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini said Mauro Icardi “made the difference” in the 2-0 Inter victory, but the performance “should give us confidence.”
Mauro Icardi put the brakes on Scudetto talk after Inter beat Atalanta 2-0 to move within two points of Serie A leaders Napoli.
A pair of headers from Mauro Icardi gave Inter the 2-0 victory over Atalanta and recaptured second place from Juventus.
CONI President Giovanni Malagò believes Carlo Ancelotti would take the Italy job with a change in the Federation and reveals Marcello Lippi chose Giampiero Ventura.
Fabio Cannavaro believes Italy’s World Cup failure was “10 years in the making and we’ve got to start from scratch” after sacking Giampiero Ventura.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero assured “nobody will leave in January” and said they “beat a Ferrari with a Fiat 500” after defeating Juventus.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, including Sampdoria-Juventus, SPAL-Fiorentina and Inter-Atalanta.
Inter director Piero Ausilio wouldn’t rule out a January swoop for Javier Pastore and revealed why Geoffrey Kondogbia joined Valencia.
Javier Pastore’s agent urged Inter to “sniff out a deal” and bring the Paris Saint-Germain creative midfielder to San Siro in January.
Inter make one change and can recapture second place, but Papu Gomez and Atalanta are fired up against his Argentina teammate Mauro Icardi.
Mauro Icardi warns Inter can’t underestimate Atalanta, as last season’s 7-1 result was “an anomaly, as proved by the fact they finished fourth.”
Papu Gomez sees Inter as only the beginning for “an important run of fixtures that will have a big say” in Atalanta’s season.
Sinisa Mihajlovic defended Andrea Belotti after seeing his penalty saved in Torino’s 1-1 draw with Chievo.
The New York Times reporter who investigated Yonghong Li claims “it could be an embarrassing situation for Italian football. If I were a Milan fan, I’d want to know who owns the club.”
Gigi Del Neri admits Udinese “were below par and took a step backwards” in their 1-0 home defeat to Cagliari.
Giorgio Chiellini questioned Juventus’ desire after they were beaten 3-2 by Sampdoria this afternoon.
Chievo Coach Rolando Maran saw “a hard-fought encounter” with Torino in the 1-1 draw that could’ve gone either way.
Leonardo Semplici is pleased with SPAL’s new found ‘consistency’ after a third game without defeat.
Roberto De Zerbi says Benevento’s late 2-1 defeat to Sassuolo, which denied them their first point of the season, was ‘our fault.’
Diego Lopez warns Cagliari “must be ready to pick up points everywhere” after a 1-0 victory away to Udinese.
Stefano Pioli praises Fiorentina for showing ‘grit’ to earn a draw at SPAL, although he admits there is room for improvement.
Marco Giampaolo tried to calm the talk of Champions League football after Sampdoria swept Juventus aside 3-2. “This result is the icing on the cake.”
Cristian Bucchi praised his ‘tight, united’ group of Sassuolo players after they claimed a dramatic win at Benevento.
Max Allegri told off Juventus for being “hasty and losing our cool” in the 3-2 defeat to Sampdoria. “This was an unexpected slap in the face.”