Graziano Pellè gets his senior Italy debut with Marco Verratti also among changes in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier in Malta.
Gasperini against video replays
Genoa Coach Gian Piero Gasperini is against the introduction of video replays in Serie A. “We must learn to put up with mistakes.”
Antei: 'Italy must beat Slovakia'
Defender Luca Antei can’t believe Italy didn’t win the first leg of their Under-21 European play-off with Slovakia.
Di Natale 'is an example'
Udinese President Franco Soldati congratulated Antonio Di Natale on his 37th birthday. “He’s an exemplary professional.”
Belotti: 'Italy youth can do well'
Palermo forward Andrea Belotti said the Italy Under-21 side should “send a strong signal to all of Italian football.”
Crotone gk needed defibrillator
Doctors who provided first aid to Crotone goalkeeper Caio Secco reveal they had to use a defibrillator, as he was not breathing.
Official: Maicon extends Roma deal
Douglas Maicon has officially extended his contract with Roma until 2016 with an option for a further year.
Di Biagio: 'Aggressive Azzurrini'
Gigi Di Biagio assures Italy “will play to win” in tomorrow’s European Under-21 Championship play-off with Slovakia.
Strootman back in training
For the first time since his serious knee injury in March, Kevin Strootman is training with the Roma team.
Anastasi bets on Pelle
Pietro Anastasi believes Graziano Pellè can be “the extra weapon” Italy need against Malta tonight.
Hamsik: 'Napoli in Scudetto race'
Marek Hamsik maintains Napoli “are still in the Scudetto race” despite a poor start to the season.
Torino mourn Brommapojkarna captain
Torino expressed their condolences after the death of Pontus Segerstrom, captain of their Europa League opponents Brommapojkarna.
Benitez wants Napoli guarantees
Rafael Benitez will reportedly ask for guarantees about future investment in Napoli before any contract renewal.
Inter look to Mihajlovic?
Following links to David Moyes, Inter are now being paired with Sampdoria’s Sinisa Mihajlovic as potential replacement for Walter Mazzarri.
‘Reaction to Rocchi overblown’
The President of the Italian Referee’s Association has defended Gianluca Rocchi’s handling of the recent Juventus-Roma clash.
Simone appointed at Lausanne
Former Milan forward Marco Simone has been confirmed today as the new coach of Swiss side FC Lausanne-Sport.
Reja rejects Palermo role
Palermo will appoint youth team director Dario Baccin as the club’s new sporting director, after Edoardo Reja declined the role, according to reports.
Conte: Pelle ready for Italy
Italy Coach Antonio Conte has insisted that Graziano Pelle can be an important player for the Azzurri.
Pelle likely to start for Italy
Southampton striker Graziano Pelle is in line to make his Italy debut in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Malta.
Italy move friendly to Marassi
Carlo Tavecchio says Italy will play their November friendly with Albania at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris to support victims of the recent floods in Genoa.
Garcia: Interest in Rabiot
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia has reportedly commented that the Giallorossi are interested in Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot.
Juve want to recall Vidal
Juventus are reportedly pressuring the Chile national team to release Arturo Vidal early, due to concerns over his knee.
Menez: Milan give me confidence
Jeremy Menez has spoken about his move to Milan, revealing the Ibiza meeting with Filippo Inzaghi and Adriano Galliani sealed the deal.
Berlusconi: Milan are recovering
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has spoken about his plans for the club’s return to the top, dreaming of the 2016 Champions League Final.
Roma eye Cech experience
Roma are again being linked with a potential move for Petr Cech, as outlets in Italy pick up on recent comments made.
Lopez: Totti the last romantic
Maxi Lopez has paid tribute to Francesco Totti and outlined the test he and Chievo expect from Roma this coming weekend.
Hamsik: Napoli still in race
Marek Hamsik believes Napoli can still challenge Juventus and Roma for the Serie A title, despite a poor start to the season.
Buffon critical of Totti
Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon has criticised Roma’s Francesco Totti for his comments that Juventus ‘should have their own League’.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Hamsik and Mertens bag braces
Marek Hamsik bagged a brace for Slovakia this evening after Napoli teammate Dries Mertens scored two for Belgium.
Serie B: Frosinone shock Perugia
Frosinone left it to the last minute, but caused an upset by beating Perugia in the top of the table showdown.
Rabiot: 'I wanted Roma'
PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot confirms he was in talks with Roma, but “I don’t know what went wrong.”
Keita has muscular lesion
It’s reported Seydou Keita’s calf muscle has a lesion, which would rule him out of Roma’s game with Bayern Munich.
Conte: 'I'm not just a selector'
Antonio Conte wants to change the role of Italy Coach, to “not just be a selector and make the Nazionale like a club.”
Buffon: 'Italy respect Malta'
Italy captain Gigi Buffon warned not to underestimate Malta in tomorrow’s Euro 2016 qualifier.
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