Diego Milito believes Inter striker Mauro Icardi is “worth Gonzalo Higuain” and has become “a team player”.
Roma defender Thomas Vermaelen is likely to miss Crotone, as he still has an adductor problem.
Former Roma defender Aldair believes Edin Dzeko will “unlock the door” soon after another goalless performance against Fiorentina.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito and his Roma counterpart James Pallotta have finally made peace, ending a long-running feud.
Roma’s Kevin Strootman is adamant that his team deserved to beat Fiorentina on Sunday evening.
Paulo Sousa claims Fiorentina showed enough “courage to deserve good luck” after their contentious 1-0 win over Roma.
Luciano Spalletti felt Roma “did not deserve defeat” to Fiorentina and the result “hurts because incidents went against us.”
Milan Badelj felt Fiorentina “deserved the victory” as they tactically annulled Roma strengths before his goal.
Milan Badelj scored with a contentious late daisy-cutter as Fiorentina squeezed past Roma after Radja Nainggolan hit the woodwork.
Join us for a full day of Serie A action, running from Udinese-Chievo through Torino-Empoli, Sassuolo-Genoa, the Derby d’Italia Inter v Juventus and Fiorentina-Roma.
Mohamed Salah returns to face his former club as Fiorentina and Roma reignite their growing rivalry.
Rudi Garcia is being touted as the shock new Inter Coach, should current incumbent Frank De Boer be dismissed.
It’s the Derby d’Italia between bitter rivals Inter and Juventus, while Fiorentina v Roma and Sassuolo-Genoa also promise fireworks.
Thomas Vermaelen is again absent for Roma as they prepare to face Fiorentina on Sunday.
Luciano Spalletti became irritated by questions on Francesco Totti, accusing reporters of “using him to break Roma” and threatening to quit if the captain does.
Paulo Sousa hopes that victory over Roma “can give Fiorentina the right push” to reach their peak, but identified the Federico Bernardeschi problem.
Luciano Spalletti feels Roma wrongly consider “some passes too banal and easy,” but Fiorentina show the importance of possession.
Francesco Totti’s wife Ilary Blasi shot down reports of an MLS future for the Roma star. “I’m staying in Rome, that’s for sure.”
Fiorentina’s Carlos Sanchez hopes home advantage will be enough to give the Viola victory over Roma.
There are some very big games this weekend, including the vicious Derby d’Italia Inter-Juventus, Fiorentina-Roma rivalry, Napoli-Bologna and a fascinating Sassuolo-Genoa.