NEWS

Torino hope to end their crisis, but come face to face with on-form Palermo and Paulo Dybala.
Roma fought back from 2-0 down after Daniele De Rossi’s red card to hold Sassuolo 2-2 thanks to Adem Ljajic’s late brace.
Sergio Aguero is a huge doubt for Manchester City’s Champions League showdown with Roma after he went off in tears.
Antonio Conte will reportedly ask Franco Vazquez, Jose Mauri and Gianluca Gaudino to play for Italy.
New Juventus starlet Kingsley Coman warned Atletico Madrid that they’ll “attack, win and top the Champions League group.”
Roma director Walter Sabatini called this “a special day” as Kevin Strootman makes his first start in nine months.
Inter are without Jonathan and Hernanes for their encounter with Udinese, but Nemanja Vidic returns.
Nicolas Burdisso and Rolando Mandragora are the only absentees as Genoa prepare to host Milan.
Carpi conquered Bari to extend their lead at the top after Frosinone and Avellino home defeats, plus three 2-2 thrillers.
Roma have the chance to close up within a point of leaders Juventus with Kevin Strootman starting, but Sassuolo are unbeaten in seven.
Genoa boss Gian Piero Gasperini “did not expect to face Milan with a two-point lead,” but assures they’re not getting “big heads.”
Lazio have numerous absentees for the trip to Parma, including Antonio Candreva, Ederson and Michael Ciani.
Pippo Inzaghi confirmed Alessandro Matri could return to Milan, has faith in Fernando Torres and is “ready for battle at Genoa.”
Stefano Pioli admits the Miroslav Klose-Filip Djordjevic partnership is “an option” as Lazio take on Parma.
Roberto Mancini urged fans to get behind Inter against Udinese and introduced new assistant manager Sylvinho.
Nigel de Jong is back in the Milan squad and Riccardo Montolivo could start against Genoa tomorrow.
Milan could try to bring Alessandro Diamanti back to Serie A from Guangzhou Evergrande.
Napoli boss Rafa Benitez urged new rules in Italy and Spain to combat violence, copying the English model.
Rafa Benitez insists Napoli get more criticism in the media ahead of their clash with Empoli and drops a Manolo Gabbiadini hint.
Empoli Coach Maurizio Sarri warns his team will face Napoli “without fear” at the San Paolo tomorrow.
Napoli are without Kalidou Koulibaly and Giandomenico Mesto against Empoli, while there are concerns over Gonzalo Higuain.
Roma, Fiorentina and Inter are reportedly tracking Ianis Hagi, the son of Romania legend Gheorghe Hagi.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi points out Milan star Fernando Torres “scores less than Alessandro Matri and Mauricio Pinilla.”
Having failed to sign Leonardo Pavoletti over the summer, Leeds United are approaching him again.
Napoli convinced Sampdoria to release Manolo Gabbiadini by raising the offer and the forward rejected Premier League bids.
Spanish paper Marca claims Carlo Ancelotti has agreed to extend his Real Madrid contract until 2017.
Inter are eyeing January targets including Liverpool’s Lucas Leiva, Joel Campbell and Lukas Podolski of Arsenal.
Zdenek Zeman outlined his philosophy at Cagliari and why his return to Roma was “strange, never with the right mentality.”
There are reports Patrice Evra could return to Manchester United, so Juventus bring back Paolo De Ceglie from Parma.
Genoa winger Maxime Lestienne faces Milan and explains why he “refused” Rossoneri and Premier League offers.
Dejan Stankovic returns to San Siro as Inter’s opponent with Udinese and is pleased to see Roberto Mancini back.
Director Daniele Pradè denied a Roma offer for Norberto Neto and warned in January “Fiorentina will only sell.”
Gigi Buffon called Max Allegri an “extremely intelligent Coach” and trusts Juventus can reach the last eight in the Champions League.
After Fiorentina-Juventus, the round continues with Roma hosting on form Sassuolo, Genoa-Milan, Inter-Udinese and Napoli-Empoli.
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