NEWS

Vincenzo Montella denies Catania can relax after a run of tough encounters. “The fixtures that really count are against the likes of Chievo.”
Inter lost Wesley Sneijder in the warm-up for today's game against Cagliari on Davide Ballardini’s debut.
Grosseto cause a shock in Padova and Pescara climb into second place, as Torino are held, Empoli crumble and Sampdoria scrape a point.
Lecce Coach Eusebio Di Francesco admits his Roma memories will come flooding back, but also hopes former teammate Francesco Totti “doesn’t play.”
Alberto Malesani will not stand for anything other than a win from Genoa against Novara. “We’ve got to get back on track.”
Stefano Pioli tells Bologna it’s make or break time in their relegation derby with bottom of the table Cesena.
Francesco Guidolin’s Udinese may be top of the table and face Parma on Sunday, but he feels “we struggle to get a run of consecutive wins.”
Devis Mangia has no fear when taking on Juventus in Turin. “We certainly won’t sit back and watch.”
Roma’s Pablo Daniel Osvaldo reveals why he left Espanyol and is glad he returned to Italy. “I went the wrong way about it.”
Luis Enrique has Francesco Totti back in the Roma squad, but warns “if we don’t play at 100 per cent, Lecce can win at the Olimpico.”
Massimiliano Allegri welcomes back Alexandre Pato, but points out “I expect something more from him. He should learn from the veterans.”
Antonio Conte insists Sunday’s encounter between Juventus and Palermo is “like a World Cup Final.”
Milan star Robinho thinks the future of the team is in safe hands, as he is already teaching his infant son step-overs.
Serie A returns this weekend after the international break and there are three spectacular Saturday games.
“There are still a few differences to be whittled down” between Roma and Daniele De Rossi over his new contract.
Marek Hamsik reassures Napoli fans “the best is yet to come,” starting from Lazio and Manchester City.
Cristian Chivu’s agent warns Inter “we have already received five very important offers” if they don’t renew his contract.
Edy Reja feels tonight’s showdown with Napoli is “a graduation exam” for Lazio, especially as they are without so many injured players.
Ascoli caused an upset by snatching a stoppage-time victory away to Livorno on Friday night.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Dejan Stankovic are in the running for FIFA’s Puskas Award that recognises the best Goal of the Year.
As Lecce prepare to come up against Roma’s Erik Lamela this weekend, it has emerged that they once ignored a recommendation to sign the player.
Arturo Vidal has apologised in an open letter to both Juventus and Chile for being excluded from his national team’s training camp last week.
Davide Ballardini has warned his Cagliari players of Inter’s strength as they prepare to visit San Siro this weekend.
Delio Rossi has admitted that he’ll need time to fix Fiorentina’s problems. “God took seven days to make the world.”
The Week 15 match between Roma and Juventus will be the first Serie A encounter to be broadcast live in 3D.
Serie A returns this weekend after the international break with three intriguing ties on Saturday.
Lazio – even without the injured Miroslav Klose – are a side to be feared, says Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri.
Vincenzo Iaquinta’s agent claims that he is not sure whether the Juventus striker will be made available for transfer in January.
Stevan Jovetic has been ruled out of Fiorentina’s Serie A game against Milan on Saturday evening.
Palermo have confirmed that they will not even consider selling Matias Silvestre to Roma in January.
Inter boss Claudio Ranieri believes that a win against Cagliari this weekend could kick-start a Scudetto fight-back.
Inter have named a 21-man squad for the Cagliari game – but Lucio isn’t in it after picking up an injury.
Andrea Mantovani is likely to leave Palermo in January after failing to win a regular spot in the first team.
Roma President Thomas Di Benedetto is confident that Daniele De Rossi will sign a new contract in the capital.

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