NEWS

Atalanta made a spectacular start to their Europa League campaign, dominating Everton 3-0 with Papu Gomez scoring a wondergoal.
Lazio dive back into European competition and give Felipe Caicedo his first start against Vitesse Arnhem.
Atalanta director Umberto Marino admits “just qualifying for Europe was a huge achievement, but we keep riding the wave of enthusiasm” with Everton.
Milan director Massimiliano Mirabelli said they “realised how not to play” against Lazio and want to “go all the way” in the Europa League.
Gylfi Sigurdsson warned Atalanta will be “hard to break down” and insists he isn’t troubled by being Everton’s most expensive buy.
Atalanta defender Rafael Toloi said they “worked hard to get here and are ready for a great game” against Everton.
Atalanta look to Papu Gomez in their first Europa League game for 27 years, hosting Wayne Rooney’s rich Everton.
Milan test a new system with Nikola Kalinic and Andre Silva, giving Hakan Calhanoglu a free role, in their Europa League trip to Austria Vienna.
Gianluigi Buffon believes Juventus’ 3-0 loss to Barcelona was “too much, for the game that we played”.
Crotone Coach Davide Nicola wants his side to be “practical and courageous” against Inter.
On-loan Verona forward Moise Kean says Giampaolo Pazzini is “a great striker, like Gonzalo Higuain”.
Reports claim Enrico Preziosi has decided not to sell Genoa, but the President offers a strident denial.
Paolo Cannavaro has posted a picture of Domenico Berardi’s injury, after news the Sassuolo forward is likely to miss the Juventus game.
Marco Verratti believes Paris Saint-Germain “have the means” to win the Champions League this season.
Gianluigi Donnarumma’s family are reportedly frustrated by the actions of the Milan goalkeeper’s agent, Mino Raiola.
Jorginho’s agent says the Napoli midfielder “knew he wouldn’t play yesterday” as he was carrying a slight knock.
Roma President James Pallotta denies criticising Eusebio Di Francesco - “I want to meet this journalist…”
Napoli lost 2-1 to Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine last night, with the hosts opting to take the game to Maurizio Sarri’s side.
Italy have dropped five places in the latest FIFA rankings, and are now ranked below Peru and Wales.
The referees have been announced for Week 4 of Serie A, with Davide Massa taking charge of Juventus’ trip to Sassuolo.
Davide Zappacosta has “no doubt” that his home Chelsea debut was the best night of his career, describing it as “beautiful chaos”.
Nikola Kalinic is expected to make his first start for Milan tonight, against Austria Vienna in the Europa League.
Adel Taarabt admits “I’ve never worked as hard as here in Genoa” after realising “you need to live as a real professional”.
Atalanta make their Europa League bow tonight, but they won’t be facing Everton in their home city of Bergamo.
Arrigo Sacchi laments “we just have to weep” after Italian sides picked up just one point between them in the Champions League.
Juventus have reportedly still to open talks with Giorgio Chiellini over a new contract, but it’s not likely to present a problem.
Faouzi Ghoulam is reportedly very close to signing a new Napoli contract, but there’s disagreement over his release clause.
Salvatore Sirigu admits Torino “are aiming for the Europa League, while knowing it will be difficult”.
Alessandro Costacurta believes Milan must “work on the mentality” after their defeat to Lazio.
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Jose Callejon fears the defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk shows “opponents study how Napoli play and know our systems.”
Milan are expected to use a 3-5-2 formation in the Europa League against Austria Vienna with Hakan Calhanoglu in a free role.
Paulo Fonseca believes Shakhtar Donetsk “deserve credit for annulling Napoli’s strong points” in a 2-1 Champions League win.
Arkadiusz Milik admits Napoli stepped up a gear when Dries Mertens came on, but “the first half was really, really bad” against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Maurizio Sarri warns “this was the third game in a row we’ve started badly” and explained his Napoli choices against Shakhtar Donetsk.