NEWS

Inter director Piero Ausilio claims they only sacked Walter Mazzarri “when the opportunity to reach Roberto Mancini emerged.”
Fredy Guarin claims Roberto Mancini’s arrival brought “enthusiasm and joy” to Inter ahead of tonight’s derby.
Sulley Muntari has played on both sides of the Milan derby and said tonight the Rossoneri “want to win, not chatter.”
Rodrigo Palacio is looking forward to tonight’s Milan derby and cannot explain what went wrong with Walter Mazzarri.
It’s the Derby della Madonnina as Roberto Mancini revamps Inter on his ‘debut’ and Pippo Inzaghi looks to Fernando Torres.
Chievo boss Rolando Maran was pleased with the fightback for a 1-1 draw away to Udinese.
Empoli got their second consecutive victory, but Maurizio Sarri warned “there’s a long road to safety.”
Andrea Stramaccioni felt Udinese “threw away two points” against Chievo, but Antonio Di Natale “is in history now.”
Cesena boss Pierpaolo Bisoli was pleased with the point against Sampdoria, although “we threatened to win it.”
Andrea Mandorlini said Fiorentina “did not deserve” their 2-1 victory away to Verona. “We created so many chances.”
Roma are without Douglas Maicon, Vasilis Torosidis and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa for their Champions League trip to CSKA Moscow.
Roberto Donadoni insists “nobody is giving up at Parma, especially not me” after a 2-0 home defeat to Empoli.
Eusebio Di Francesco reveals he gave Sassuolo the hairdryer treatment at half-time in their 1-0 win over Torino.
Sinisa Mihajlovic was furious after Sampdoria’s 1-1 draw at Cesena. “I see this as a defeat. We threw away two points.”
Rafa Benitez is “angry and irritated” that Napoli continue to throw away leads, drawing 3-3 with Cagliari.
Vincenzo Montella praised Fiorentina for their “determination” to beat Verona 2-1 at the Bentegodi.
Zdenek Zeman confirmed his philosophy after Cagliari’s 3-3 at Napoli. “As long as you score more than the opposition, who cares?”
Antonio Di Natale scored his 200th Serie A goal in 400 games and admits he might not retire at the end of the season.
Fiorentina conquered Verona at the Bentegodi, Antonio Di Natale made history, Empoli added to Parma’s misery and Cesena stalled Sampdoria.
Cagliari fought back from 2-0 down for a spectacular 3-3 draw against Napoli with Diego Farias getting a brace.
Udinese hitman Antonio Di Natale made history today with his 200th Serie A goal in 400 games.
Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura blasted fans for “insulting a team that has more points than last season.”
Gian Piero Gasperini said Mattia Perin will be fined for being caught drink-driving, but not dropped by Genoa.
Napoli director of sport Riccardo Bigon confirmed “some of the rumoured names are correct” for the January window.
Torino failed to convert their third penalty of the season, so Antonio Floro Flores snatched a late Sassuolo away victory.
Luca Toni faces his former club as Verona host misfiring Fiorentina in a head-to-head for position.
Napoli are forced into radical changes in this afternoon’s clash with Zdenek Zeman’s all-attack Cagliari.
Fernando Torres admits he “always dreamed of playing Milan-Inter, ever since I was a kid,” and tonight is his chance.
Cesena are without a win since the opening weekend, but Pierpaolo Bisoli is “relaxed” against Sampdoria.
Roma’s crunch Champions League tie with CSKA Moscow will be officiated by Felix Brych.
Torino and Sassuolo are locked together on 12 points, so the early game is a head-to-head with Fabio Quagliarella against Simone Zaza.
Andrea Mandorlini believes Luca Toni “is ready” to lead Verona out against his old club Fiorentina today.
It’s reported Genoa and Italy goalkeeper Mattia Perin has been charged with drink-driving just 48 hours before a big game.
There are reports Napoli striker Michu could require ankle surgery, as he has played only 240 minutes of football.
Andrea Stramaccioni hopes Antonio Di Natale can make history for Udinese today against Chievo.

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