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Inter Vice-President Javier Zanetti urged the team to ignore upcoming Juventus tests and “honour” the Europa League with Hapoel Beer-Sheva.
Fiorentina field a very attacking line-up for their opening Europa League trip to PAOK Salonika.
Inter completely revamp their line-up for the Europa League opener as they welcome surprise outfit Hapoel Beer-Sheva to San Siro.
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali said they will stand by their principles even in the Europa League. “Focus on Italian youth.”
Leonardo Bonucci confessed he was “tempted by an offer from England, but Juventus is my home and my dream is to win here.”
Piotr Zielinski praised Napoli’s “extremely important” Champions League victory at Dynamo Kiev and is ready for Bologna.
Roma director Walter Sabatini admits he was “surprised” with Luciano Spalletti’s starting XI against Viktoria Plzen.
Roma look to Stephan El Shaarawy, Juan Iturbe and Diego Perotti for their Europa League opener away to Viktoria Plzen.
Leonardo Bonucci admits he was “let down by the attitude of Juventus fans who were already grumbling after 20 minutes” against Sevilla.
Sassuolo must do without Domenico Berardi when hosting Athletic Club Bilbao in their historic first Europa League group game.
Join us for all the action from Italy’s Europa League contenders with Viktoria Plzen-Roma, Sassuolo-Athletic Club, PAOK-Fiorentina and Inter-Hapoel Beer.
Mattia De Sciglio has been left out of the Milan squad for Sampdoria, as he’s suffering an injury.
Leonardo insists he was never in the frame for an Inter return - “they wanted Frank de Boer for a long time”.
Viktoria Plzen’s Press officer admits the Czech champions are aiming to finish second behind Roma in their Europa League group.
Milan will reportedly extend Giacomo Bonaventura and M’Baye Niang’s contracts until 2021.
Omar El Kaddouri’s agent hits out at Maurizio Sarri for leaving his client off the Champions League list - “we were surprised”.
Juventus full-back Dani Alves is a doubt for the Derby d’Italia with Inter, as he has a thigh injury.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reciprocates Jurgen Klopp’s compliments - “he’s one of the best in the world”.
Thiago Silva’s agent says there’s been “no contact” with Milan but Paris Saint-Germain haven’t offered a renewal yet.
Fiorentina’s executive-President Mario Cognini confirms a Stevan Jovetic offer, but he could go to China.
Moussa Sissoko says his France teammate Blaise Matuidi wanted Juventus - “it was exciting for him”.
Mino Raiola claims Zlatan Ibrahimovic “told me he wanted to end his career at Napoli”.
Paolo Tagliavento has been announced as the referee for the Derby d’Italia between Inter and Juventus.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella admits he misses the Champions League, and “my affection for Sampdoria is eternal”.
Vincenzo Montella wants his Milan players to be “motivated and angry” against Sampdoria tomorrow.
Catania’s players were burgled during their match against Reggina on Wednesday – but their captain’s smartphone was retrieved via the ‘Find My iPhone’ app.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo believes Milan are better than their position would suggest - “they’ll be a difficult side to face”.
Inter, Fiorentina and Roma all have what it takes to go all the way in the Europa League this season, according to Leonardo.
Former Milan and Inter boss Leonardo believes this season’s Europa League could be “Francesco Totti’s”.
Inter have reportedly agreed a deal to sign Benfica starlet Nelson Semedo but face a fight to bring him in during January.
Former Napoli striker Roberto Sosa claims he “never liked Gonzalo Higuain the man” as the Juventus new boy rejected Argentina call-ups “more than once”.
Dejan Savicevic claims Inter are misusing Stevan Jovetic as his fellow Montenegrin “is not a main striker and I don’t understand it”.
Dino Zoff has warned Italy’s European representatives that referees are among their biggest threats. “They’re very touchy”.
Massimo Ambrosini says he would reach out to Paolo Maldini “immediately” if he sat on Milan’s board.
Giuseppe Bellusci has accused Leeds United of using their Italian contingent as scapegoats after reflecting on his “difficult” time at Elland Road.

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