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Piotr Zielinski steps in for Lorenzo Insigne, as Napoli must get the victory away to Feyenoord and hope Manchester City beat Shakhtar Donetsk.
Former Milan and Inter Coach Leonardo is ready to leave Turkish club Antalyaspor after just two months, it’s reported.
Former Alaves and Albania Coach Gianni De Biasi has been contacted for the Crotone job after Davide Nicola resigned, claims Sky Sport Italia.
Sevilla man and Juventus transfer target Steven N’Zonzi denied he’ll join Arsenal after flying to London. “It has nothing to do with football.”
Diego Perotti is reportedly due to sign a new contract holding him at Roma until June 2021.
The official Juventus television channel has apologised a guest said he wanted to “cancel Inter from the planet, keep them in the sewers.”
Crotone President Gianni Vrenna confirms Davide Nicola quit because “at half-time I went into the locker room to fire up the lads.”
Wojciech Szczesny declares “we have to win against both Inter and Roma” because “we’re Juventus”.
Gian Piero Gasperini says there will be “no rotation” for Atalanta’s final Europa League group stage match against Lyon.
Rome’s mayor Virginia Raggi promises to do “everything to speed up the process” of building the Stadio della Roma.
Reports in the Netherlands state Miquel Nelom is out of Feyenoord-Napoli, so 18-year-old Tyrell Malacia will replace him.
Paolo Cannavaro’s father confirms the Sassuolo defender will move to China and “start immediately alongside Fabio”.
Paolo Di Canio doesn’t regret his return to Lazio, and reveals he has “no relationship” with Roma legend Francesco Totti.
The agent of Atletico Madrid full-back Sime Vrsaljko reportedly met with Napoli this week.
It’s reported Brighton sent representatives to Italy for Milan’s Gustavo Gomez and Inter’s Andrea Ranocchia.
Manchester City are expected to rotate heavily away at Shakhtar Donetsk, in a match Napoli need them to win.
Gigio Donnarumma, Suso, Franck Kessié and Ricardo Rodriguez have all been left out of Milan’s squad to face Rijeka.
Inter defender Miranda acknowledges “there’s a lot of excitement” about being top of Serie A, and says he leads by example rather than shouting.
Crotone have officially confirmed that Davide Nicola has resigned as Coach, along with his staff.
Roma CEO Mauro Baldissoni reiterates the aim is to open the new stadium for the 2020-21 season, and Champions League group wins “must become normal”.
A Spanish journalist has sensationally claimed that Inter striker Mauro Icardi will undergo a medical with Real Madrid at the end of the month.
Arrigo Sacchi has seemingly blamed Max Allegri for Paulo Dybala’s poor Juventus form. “Not even Lionel Messi would’ve touched the ball against Napoli.”
Spanish side Real Betis are reportedly pushing hard to bring in Inter outcast Gabriel Barbosa.
Davide Nicola’s departure from Crotone is close to being made official after the Coach reportedly told the club he would be resigning.
Luciano Spalletti has revealed that “I feel like I’m at home, on the sofa with so many Inter fans” and described Miranda as “a true leader”.
Former Juventus left-back Paolo De Ceglie says he is “fired up and ready to start this new adventure” at Benevento.
James Pallotta has hailed confirmation of Roma’s new stadium as a ‘pivotal’ moment for the club.
Saudi billionaire and property developer Fawaz Alhokair is reportedly behind Milan’s possible Arab takeover.
Serie A veteran Alberto Malesani has thrown his name into the hat for the Italy job.
Diego Simeone claims Atletico Madrid picking up less points against Qarabag than Roma in the Champions League shows “how wonderful football can be.”
Davide Nicola has confirmed his shock departure from Crotone, explaining “it’s my own decision.”
Radja Nainggolan says Roma enjoyed silencing their critics after they qualified for the Champions League last 16. “Nobody thought we’d get through…”
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte admits Roma “deserved” to win the Champions League group. “It’s a good sign for Italian football, awaiting Napoli.”
Daniele De Rossi hopes winning the Champions League group can “clean up the image of Roma in Europe in a way.”