NEWS

Paulo Sousa believes his Fiorentina side are getting close to their potential after the 4-0 win over Empoli.
Coach Roberto De Zerbi urged Palermo to stop making “stupid mistakes” after throwing away to lead to lose 3-1 at Bologna.
Crotone Coach Davide Nicola concedes his side “wasted too many chances” in the 2-0 defeat to Torino.
Ivan Juric says Genoa paid the price for defensive lapses in their 3-1 defeat by Lazio.
Sinisa Mihajlovic was far from happy even after Torino’s 2-0 victory away to Crotone. “I feared us more than the opposition.”
Lazio Coach Simone Inzaghi believes his players can still improve despite an eight match unbeaten run.
Luciano Spalletti was more distraught than angry after Roma lost to Atalanta. “When the going gets tough, we just stop.”
Gian Piero Gasperini admits he is “dumbstruck” by Atalanta’s extraordinary form, as they beat Roma to go within a point of second.
Geoffrey Kondogbia’s agent has described the midfielder’s move to Inter as a stepping stone towards playing for one of the biggest clubs in the world.
Franck Kessie sealed a last-gasp Atalanta victory over Roma and confirmed now they are “looking towards Europe.”
Bologna came back from an early goal to send Palermo plummeting to their sixth consecutive defeat.
Lazio pushed their way past Genoa to consolidate the push for European positions, including a fine Felipe Anderson volley.
Andrea Belotti bagged a late brace to give Torino the 2-0 victory away to Crotone, but there were quite a few scares.
Federico Bernardeschi and Josip Ilicic bagged a brace each as Fiorentina dominated the Tuscan Derby, conquering Empoli 4-0.
Roma dominated the first half, then vanished in the second as Atalanta snatched a shock 2-1 victory to close within a point of the Giallorossi.
Sampdoria completed an incredible comeback from 2-0 down to beat Sassuolo 3-2 in the final seven minutes of an amazing game.
Roma visit fourth-placed Atalanta, who have won five of the last six rounds, in a clash of the current form teams.
English referee Mark Clattenburg has been assigned to the Champions League showdown between Sevilla and Juventus.
Cesare Prandelli is reportedly eager to bring Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina to Valencia in January.
The latest reports suggest Alessio Romagnoli has failed a fitness test and will not feature in tonight’s Milan-Inter clash.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s seven Serie A games, including Sampdoria-Sassuolo, Atalanta-Roma, Lazio-Genoa and the massive Milan Derby.
Diego Milito believes Inter have the better squad and sacking Frank de Boer was a mistake, but “Milan are the favourites” in tonight’s derby.
Sassuolo are forced to reshuffle yet again amid an injury crisis in this very difficult trip to Sampdoria.
Federico Marchetti is reportedly injured, so Thomas Strakosha will start in goal for Lazio against Genoa.
Milan are expected to make a decision on starting Alessio Romagnoli only at the last minute ahead of tonight’s showdown with Inter.
Multiple sources claim Everton will have scouts in the stands today for Torino striker Andrea Belotti and midfielder Daniele Baselli.
Wesley Sneijder says compatriot Frank De Boer could have succeeded at Inter had he been given time.
Wesley Sneijder admits he felt ‘trampled’ by Inter and that he dreamed of playing for Milan as a boy.
Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello believes Fiorentina have improved despite their sluggish start to the season.
Inter’s Eder views Sunday’s Derby with Milan as worth more than three points and also believes his team can still qualify for the Champions League.
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric has praised Sunday’s opponents Lazio and believes it will be hard to play against the Biancocelesti.
Today's headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Inter captain Mauro Icardi dreams of the Ballon d’Or, an Argentina recall and is learning “the duties of a modern striker.”
Massimiliano Allegri was pleased that Juventus “showed great respect for Pescara” and insists Tuesday’s showdown is “more important for Sevilla.”
Massimo Oddo feels Pescara are severely lacking in confidence after a 3-0 defeat to Juventus. “We’re playing with the handbrake on.”