NEWS

Juventus try to take revenge for their Italian Super Cup defeat as they host Ciro Immobile’s Lazio, but leave Paulo Dybala on the bench.
It was a round of crazy comebacks, including nine-man Cremonese at Cittadella, Ternana to beat Spezia 4-2 and a six-goal Ascoli-Venezia thriller.
Mauro Icardi expects a “fiery” Derby della Madonnina tomorrow between Inter and Milan. “I feel the responsibility of being captain.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic will start Umar Sadiq in place of injured Andrea Belotti and warned he’ll freeze out underperforming Torino substitutes against Crotone.
Stefano Pioli feels Fiorentina paid for “a lack of intensity” against Chievo and demands better with Udinese in the early Sunday game.
Gian Piero Gasperini asked Atalanta to “take it one game at a time” between Serie A and the Europa League, starting with Sampdoria.
Milan director Massimiliano Mirabelli called reports of a meeting with Switzerland Coach Vladimir Petkovic “science fiction.”
Luciano Spalletti will “fully appreciate” his first Milan Derby for Inter, warning “this is the game. We must ensure we are ready and go beyond our limitations.”
Marco Giampaolo urged Sampdoria to put in “a solid performance” against Atalanta after their unexpected Udinese thrashing.
Paolo Montero trusts fellow Uruguayan Rodrigo Bentancur can make his mark at Juventus. “He’s got character.”
Paolo Maldini looks back over his career working with Nils Liedholm, Arrigo Sacchi, Fabio Capello, Carlo Ancelotti and his father Cesare.
Vincenzo Montella doesn't see a big gap between Milan and Inter, but would love to develop like Luciano Spalletti, “only with my hair.”
Few put more determination into the Derby della Madonnina for Inter, but Marco Materazzi admits his son is a Milan fan. “The shame…”
Napoli need just one goal against Roma to take their Serie A total to 200 since Maurizio Sarri took over in 2015.
Andre Silva is determined to win over Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella and predicts a 2-0 victory over Inter in the Derby della Madonnina.
Pavel Nedved believes Paulo Dybala can become “the greatest” and only players with “balls” can withstand the pressure of Juventus.
Pavel Nedved insists Napoli only “seem” more spectacular than Juventus, explains his VAR problem and what went wrong in the Champions League.
Reports continue to spread that Milan director Massimiliano Mirabelli met with Switzerland Coach Vladimir Petkovic this week.
Andrea Belotti is reportedly on the verge of signing a new and improved contract with Torino, despite interest from Milan, Chelsea, Manchester United and PSG.
There are reports Juventus could bench Paulo Dybala for today’s Serie A clash with Lazio, starting Federico Bernardeschi and Douglas Costa.
Paolo Maldini gives his verdict on the Milan Derby and hopes Napoli win the Scudetto this season. “Inter have results, but not good football.”
Simone Zaza admits Valencia was “a real turning point” in his career and reveals why he could never hate ex-Juventus teammate Alvaro Morata.
Franck Kessie discussed his childhood, career path from defender to midfielder and why Milan must “win the derby by any means necessary.”
Napoli continue contract negotiations with Faouzi Ghoulam and could settle on a €30m clause, but won’t sell to Manchester City in January.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fabio Borini admits Inter are “slight favourites” against Milan and that he would take winning the Europa League and finishing fifth ‘now’.
Sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli is demanding “the eye of the tiger” from Milan’s players when they face Inter on Sunday.
It’s shaping up to be a monumental round in Serie A, as the top six all meet each other this weekend.
Torino defender Lyanco has confirmed that he faces an extended spell on the sidelines after damaging ankle ligaments.
Torino’s Tomas Rincon says he is “sorry to have used up so much ammunition” with Venezuela but insists “I’m ready to face Crotone.”
Injured Andrea Conti admits missing Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina “bothers me a lot” but assures Milan remain “a lifelong dream”.
Kevin Strootman is out of Roma’s clash with Napoli in Serie A on Saturday, but Rick Karsdorp could make his Giallorossi debut.
Sami Khedira and Mario Mandzukic are in Juventus’ squad to face Lazio in Serie A on Saturday.
Milan are reportedly on the verge of agreeing a deal for Puma to become their new kit-makers.
Torino are reportedly planning to tie down Italy striker Andrea Belotti to a new contract.