What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corrier dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Martusciello: 'Empoli alive and kicking'
Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello thought they held out as long as possible against runaway Serie A leaders Juventus.
Perisic-Alexis Sanchez swap?
Inter could try to use Ivan Perisic as part of an exchange deal to swoop for Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez, also wanted by Juventus.
Allegri: 'Destiny in Juve's hands'
Max Allegri explained the changes he made as Juventus beat Empoli 2-0, won’t rule out Roma or Napoli for the Scudetto, but “our destiny is in our hands.”
Alex Sandro: 'Celebratory samba'
Alex Sandro credited Juventus for maintaining patience in their 2-0 win over Empoli and celebrated with a samba.
Atalanta crowds greet the team
Over 3,000 Atalanta fans greeted the team at the airport in Bergamo after their shock 2-0 victory away to Napoli.
Juventus wear Empoli down
Mario Mandzukic – with the aid of the crossbar and Lukasz Skorupski – and Alex Sandro eventually broke Empoli down for a 2-0 Juventus victory.
Lopez: 'Palermo must beat Samp'
Diego Lopez told Palermo they have no option other than to get points against Sampdoria in the early Sunday game.
Inzaghi: 'Lazio focus on Udinese'
Simone Inzaghi urged Lazio to focus on Udinese and not get distracted by the upcoming Coppa Italia semi-final with Roma.
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Marotta: 'Bonucci trouble over-emphasised'
Juventus director Beppe Marotta insists Leonardo Bonucci’s row with Max Allegri was “over-emphasised, as these things happen in every family.”
Gasperini: 'Atalanta can dream now'
Gian Piero Gasperini said Atalanta “are authorised to dream” of European qualification after a remarkable 2-0 win away to Napoli.
Sturaro: 'Juve tired, but motivated'
Stefano Sturaro warned Juventus are tired going into the Empoli game tonight, but “nobody can doubt our motivation.”
Gomez: 'Atalanta on Inter level'
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez said Atalanta’s game went to plan conquering Napoli at the San Paolo and they are “on the same level as Inter, Lazio and Milan.”
Napoli stunned by 10-man Atalanta
Atalanta caused a huge upset, beating Napoli when down to 10 men thanks to a Mattia Caldara brace to move within three points of third place.
Juventus make changes as they host Empoli, bringing back Leonardo Bonucci with Miralem Pjanic, Juan Cuadrado and Gonzalo Higuain.
Brozovic and Icardi back for Inter
Marcelo Brozovic and Mauro Icardi are in the Inter squad to face Roma tomorrow night, though Joao Miranda sits out a ban.
De Sciglio back for Sassuolo-Milan
Mattia De Sciglio is back in the Milan squad against Sassuolo tomorrow after his badly sprained ankle.
Man Utd scout Kessie and Hysaj
Manchester United scouts are attending Napoli v Atalanta today to view Franck Kessie and Elseid Hysaj.
Gomez: 'Atalanta want Napoli result'
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez warns Atalanta “came to Napoli in order to pick up points, as we too want to play in Europe.”
Napoli once more shun squad rotation and keep faith with their stars against fourth-placed surprise package of the season Atalanta.
Serie B: Frosinone win Verona showdown
Frosinone won the promotion showdown with Hellas Verona to consolidate first place and Spal surged into second, while Pisa won a six-goal thriller at Ascoli.
EDF: 'Milan copy Sassuolo approach'
Eusebio Di Francesco feels Milan “have adopted some of the Sassuolo philosophy” by focusing on young players and attacking football.
Lazio: 'We expect our stadium too'
After the Stadio della Roma project got the all-clear, city rivals Lazio released a statement warning they want their own arena too.
Zeman: 'Pescara one game at a time'
Zdenek Zeman told Pescara to “take it one game at a time” after their 5-0 demolition of Genoa and ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Chievo.
Maldini: 'I still have Milan doubts'
Paolo Maldini still has “the same doubts” on Milan’s Chinese takeover and admits it’s harder for clubs like Juventus to disguise the Leonardo Bonucci-Max Allegri row.
Spalletti: 'Rather Dzeko than Icardi'
Roma boss Luciano Spalletti praised Inter Coach Stefano Pioli’s tactical intelligence, but won’t swap Edin Dzeko with Mauro Icardi.
Ancelotti: 'Italian Coaches at the vanguard'
Carlo Ancelotti will mark his 1,000th game as a Coach today and casts his eye over Bayern Munich, Claudio Ranieri and reducing Serie A to 18 teams.
Mancini: 'Inter offered three-year deal'
Roberto Mancini reveals he was offered a three-year contract to stay with Inter, stands up for Claudio Ranieri and denies Leicester City talks.
Petagna makes Atalanta Euro pledge
Atalanta striker Andrea Petagna believes they can beat Napoli today and pledges to bleach his hair if they qualify for Europe.
Stadio della Roma still faces hurdles
The Mayor gave the all-clear for the Stadio Della Roma project, but it’s worth noting the arena has many more hurdles to overcome.
Montella: 'Milan can dominate Sassuolo'
Vincenzo Montella has “no regrets” and urges Milan to “dominate the game” against Sassuolo, but shrugs off refereeing controversy.
Tolisso to cost Juventus €40m
Juventus reportedly have a pact for midfielder Corentin Tolisso, but Olympique Lyonnais only want €40m cash, not Mario Lemina.
Handanovic: 'Inter on right track at last'
Samir Handanovic believes that “for the first time in five years, Inter are on the right track” with Stefano Pioli and owners Suning Group.
Buffon: 'Donnarumma marks an era'
Gigi Buffon wishes Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma a happy 18th birthday. “You have what it takes to mark an era.”
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