NEWS

Reports are increasing that both Milan clubs are interested in Liverpool centre back Mamadou Sakho.
Napoli have reportedly initiated contact with Sassuolo over forward Gregoire Defrel.
Former Torino Captain Kamil Glik is still a fan of the club since his move to Monaco, and states that he will 'never move to rivals Juventus'.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Simone Inzaghi celebrated Lazio’s victory in Palermo and next week’s derby with Roma “is the game our people have been waiting for.”
Massimo Oddo felt Pescara “dominated Roma after a nightmare start” and deserved more from a 3-2 defeat at the Olimpico.
Luciano Spalletti maintains Roma should be pleased at beating Pescara 3-2. “We’re not happy to be beautiful, we want to be winners.”
Marco Giampaolo said he “expected” Crotone to cause problems for Sampdoria in a 1-1 draw.
Edin Dzeko scored twice in the opening 10 minutes against Pescara, but warned “if Roma play like this, we’re not going to win the derby.”
Roma found it tougher than expected to see off Pescara 3-2 after going 2-0 up within 10 minutes, but cut the gap from the top to four points.
Massimo Rastelli felt Cagliari “gave everything we had” to earn the victory over Udinese.
Roberto Donadoni criticised his Bologna team as “we just stopped playing in the second half” of their defeat to Atalanta.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni said they “see no reason not to continue our rapport” with Daniele De Rossi.
Davide Santon and Rodrigo Palacio are out of the Inter squad hosting Fiorentina tomorrow evening, but Andrea Ranocchia could start.
Juventus confirmed Dani Alves has sustained a fracture during today’s 3-1 defeat to Genoa, while Leonardo Bonucci needs more tests.
Roma rely on Edin Dzeko, Mohamed Salah, Radja Nainggolan and surprisingly Gerson to break down Pescara and close on the Serie A leaders.
Join us for the build-up and action to tonight’s Serie A clash, as Roma try to beat Pescara and close the gap on Juventus to four points.
Giovanni Simeone’s father Diego “told me scoring against Juventus was in our blood” and Genoa’s victory is “the best day of my career so far.”
Eusebio Di Francesco laughed off Napoli injury problems as Sassuolo visit the San Paolo. “What should we say, then?”
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi “turned down offers for Gigio Donnarumma, Mattia De Sciglio and Alessio Romagnoli,” but isn’t concerned by takeover delays.
Paulo Sousa shrugged off questions about his shaky status at Fiorentina ahead of the trip to Inter. “All Coaches are at risk.”
Max Allegri admits Juventus were “lightweight and had no excuses” for a 3-1 defeat to Genoa, but “we can learn valuable lessons.”
Roberto De Zerbi is “irritated” by Palermo’s seventh consecutive defeat, but there are reports Davide Ballardini will be recalled.
Fiorentina director Pantaleo Corvino assured the club has “full faith” in Coach Paulo Sousa after calls for his resignation.
Ivan Juric explained the aggressive Genoa approach to sweep Juventus aside. “It’s all about deciding how you want to die…”
Gian Piero Gasperini admits he “didn’t expect to be here right now,” as Atalanta are within five points of leaders Juventus and they meet next week.
Sampdoria fought back to snatch a point away to bottom of the table Crotone.
Marco Sau’s back-heel flick and a Diego Farias penalty allowed Cagliari to see off a spirited Udinese side.
Atalanta continued their amazing run with eight wins in nine rounds, conquering Bologna 2-0 at the Stadio Dall’Ara.
Genoa utterly annihilated Juventus in the first half and sent the leaders crashing to a 3-1 defeat, with two added injury woes.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta admits Miralem Pjanic “hasn’t been performing quite up to expectations.”
A Sergej Milinkovic-Savic tap-in proved enough for Lazio to conquer Palermo and send the Sicilians to a club record seventh straight defeat.
Mario Mandzukic and Juan Cuadrado get the nod, as Gonzalo Higuain is not 100 per cent fit when Juventus visit Genoa.
Gonzalo Higuain reportedly won’t be risked from the start as Juventus travel to Genoa.
Paulo Sousa’s situation at Fiorentina is increasingly tenuous after banners appeared overnight urging the Coach to resign.

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