NEWS

Leonardo Bonucci looks back on his Inter and Juventus past, explaining why he was drawn to the Milan “project” at San Siro.
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik warns the eight victories out of eight are “just the beginning” and prepares for Manchester City.
Former Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has become a candidate to take over from Gordon Strachan on the Scotland bench.
Silvan Widmer is “happy, fired up and really want to help the team” on his Udinese comeback against Fiorentina today.
Bruno Gaspar warned Fiorentina-Udinese is “an important match” to climb back up the Serie A standings.
Andrea Belotti’s absence won’t be enough for Crotone Coach Davide Nicola to breathe a sigh of relief. “Torino are still dangerous.”
Fiorentina need to recover from an upset and hope Cyril Thereau can do damage to his former Udinese teammates.
Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz has been assigned as the referee for Napoli’s Champions League trip to Manchester City on Tuesday.
Cristian Bucchi insists Sassuolo deserve far more than they have managed so far this season and must turn it around with Chievo.
Referee Roberto Rosetti assures “there’s no turning back” now that VAR has been introduced in Serie A, but “we’re aware of the limitations.”
Inter could use Matias Vecino as trequartista rather than Joao Mario in the Derby della Madonnina, while Andre Silva starts for Milan.
Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha revealed his thoughts ahead of the decisive last-gasp penalty save on Paulo Dybala at the Juventus Stadium.
Lucas Biglia can’t wait to play his first Derby della Madonnina and trusts Milan teammate Andre Silva will “become one of the best strikers in Europe.”
“It is practically impossible” for Kostas Manolas to face Chelsea in the Champions League, confirmed Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco.
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Napoli centre-back Raul Albiol already has his sights on Manchester City, “the best team in Europe right now. As a defender, I can’t hope for it to end 4-3!”
Aleksandar Kolarov does not think Napoli deserved their 1-0 victory over Roma and “it’s too early to say they are breaking away at the top.”
Federico Fazio believes Roma “might even have had the chances to win” after their 1-0 home defeat to Napoli, “but that is football,”
Coach Maurizio Sarri is suffering from flu and did not speak to the media after Napoli’s 1-0 victory away to Roma.
Eusebio Di Francesco feels Roma “showed too much respect to Napoli, but this is a side that had destroyed the teams in its path and didn’t do it with us.”
Lorenzo Insigne is “proud to have scored the 100th club goal of my career” and admits Napoli made “important steps forward” by beating Roma.
Lorenzo Insigne’s early strike proved enough, as Roma hit the woodwork twice, but Napoli conquered the Olimpico for an eighth straight win.
Andrea Barzagli admits Juventus must work out why they took just one point from Atalanta and Lazio. “We want to get back to being a steamroller.”
Lazio did the Double over Juventus after the Italian Super Cup, but no prizes for guessing the Football Italia Man of the Match.
Juventus lost their unbeaten home record after over two years, but how did they fare in the Football Italia player ratings?
There are reports Alberto Zaccheroni has flown in to become the new Coach of the UAE international team.
Simone Inzaghi said the Lazio victory at the Juventus Stadium “will go down in the history of this club” as it ends several remarkable records.
Join us for all the build-up and coverage from today’s two massive Serie A games, as Juventus host Lazio and leaders Napoli visit Roma.
Alessandro Florenzi concedes Roma v Napoli has “the best strike forces in Italy, but we must both do better defensively.”
Marek Hamsik said Napoli expect “a real battle this evening” against Roma. “It’s a head-to-head between two of the best teams in Serie A.”
Ciro Immobile is relishing a “huge achievement” as Lazio ended the unbeaten Juventus home run after more than two years.
Max Allegri said Juventus ignored the “warning signs” in previous games and were punished by Lazio, but explained his Paulo Dybala decisions.
Ciro Immobile’s second-half brace and Paulo Dybala’s last-gasp parried penalty saw Lazio end the Juventus home unbeaten record after over two years.
Napoli try to maintain their perfect start to the season and have Dries Mertens up against Edin Dzeko’s Roma in what should be a Serie A classic.
Gigi Del Neri has injury problems to contend with, but wants Udinese to continue where they left off against Fiorentina.