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Napoli’s accomplished performance in Nice proved Italian teams can win Champions League play-offs, writes George Rinaldi.
The Partenopei hold a 2-0 lead from the first leg with Nice, but Gaby McKay warns they can’t be complacent on the Côte d’Azur.
The San Siro giants are back in business, Roma learned how to win ugly and VAR had mixed results, as Susy Campanale rounds up Week 1.
Fiorentina forward Nikola Kalinic is the ideal addition to Milan's squad because his game is about more than just goals, writes Luca LaPorta.
Stefano Pioli returns to face Inter as the new Fiorentina Coach in a must-watch game full of storylines and drama, writes Vilizar Yakimov.
A new season starting on Saturday, the champions are uncharacteristically light in two fundamental areas of the pitch, writes Nick Valerio. 
Napoli failed to bury Nice in the first leg of the Champions League play-off, explains Matthew Santangelo, and it could come back to haunt them.
Patrik Schick could be the player Dennis Bergkamp never quite became at Inter, writes Richard Hall.
Maurizio Sarri’s Napoli have won over the world’s fans and for Billy Wilkinson that is in itself a trophy worth relishing.
Always in the shadow of his older brother as a player, Simone has emerged as the real coaching talent of the Inzaghi family, writes Susy Campanale.
Just as they did in Cardiff, Juventus looked woefully short of answers as they lost the Supercoppa Italiana, writes Adam Digby.
Nice get ready to face Napoli, but for Mario Balotelli a trip to the San Paolo is particularly emotional, writes Gaby McKay.
After Fiorentina’s squad was purged of quality, Benassi’s arrival provides a welcome shot of optimism, writes Jack Stevens.
Ivorian midfielder Franck Kessie could end up becoming Milan’s best signing of the summer, argues Matthew Santangelo.
Juventus and Lazio both want the Italian Super Cup, but Richard Hall wonders if this clash can really affect their seasons going forward.
Moving him to a free attacking role, Lazio might have finally found Felipe Anderson's ideal position, writes Greg Murray.
With only one out of a possible seven Italian clubs winning their Champions League play-offs since 2011, just what is the problem, asks George Rinaldi?
Inter won't be overshadowed by city rivals Milan, writes Richard Hall, if they can get the final piece of the puzzle - a great full-back.