Fiorentina could be without Gil Dias for several games after the attacker suffered a foot injury while playing for Portugal Under-21s.
Fiorentina’s Marco Benassi says Napoli “play the best football in Italy” but “Juventus are always the same”.
Aurelio De Laurentiis looks to calm the excitement surrounding Napoli - “we want to be first at the end of March”.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirms he made several offers for Federico Chiesa, but Fiorentina “wouldn’t give me a price-tag.”
Fiorentina turned down a €40m plus bonuses offer for Federico Chiesa from Roberto Mancini’s Zenit St Petersburg, it’s reported.
Giancarlo Antognoni bemoaned the number of “failed experiments” by Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura. “The whole team doesn’t work.”
Juventus forward Federico Bernardeschi would take a penalty against Fiorentina - “I’m part of another team now”.
Federico Bernardeschi is relishing his “Juventus apprenticeship” and hit back at “keyboard warriors” who insulted him after leaving Fiorentina.
Romania Under-21 international Ianis Hagi is “very disappointed” at the lack of playing time he has been given at Fiorentina.
Milan have reportedly made contact with Paulo Sousa and Walter Mazzarri, as Vincenzo Montella remains in the balance.
Gonzalo Higuain has again been left out of the Argentina squad, but Paulo Dybala, Papu Gomez and Mauro Icardi make it.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s eight Serie A games, from Napoli-Cagliari through Benevento-Inter, Milan-Roma and Atalanta-Juventus.
Stefano Pioli is convinced Fiorentina ‘will become a good team’ despite a disappointing loss at Chievo.
Giovanni Simeone admits Fiorentina have a lot of work to do after today’s defeat at Chievo.
Fiorentina had taken an early lead, but Lucas Castro made the most of two Cristiano Biraghi defensive errors for the Chievo victory.
Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti was ‘the best possible choice’ to succeed Stefano Pioli, according to club legend Diego Milito.
Rolando Maran shrugged off “rumours” he had been on the list of Fiorentina candidates and is focused on getting results with Chievo.
Simone Verdi and Leonardo Spinazzola are added to the Italy squad against Macedonia and Albania, but no Simone Zaza.
Stefano Pioli pushes Fiorentina to speed things up against Chievo, but at the same time not be “frenetic” in their passing.
Luca Banti has been appointed as the referee for this week’s Milan-Roma game, the AIA has announced.