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Inter notched up a third consecutive victory, beating Spal thanks to a Mauro Icardi penalty and stunning Ivan Perisic volley.
Carlo Ancelotti will quit Bayern Munich in January in order to move to China, claims former midfielder Mario Basler.
After much debate and confusion, Lazio v Milan will now kick off at the Olimpico at 15.00 UK time (16.00 local).
Roma goalkeeper Alisson admits he would have asked to leave the club had he not been guaranteed first team football.
The local authorities in Rome are discussing the situation, as Lazio-Milan could be played later today after flash floods.
Achraf Lazaar hits out at Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez for never playing him before his loan move to Benevento.
SPAL defender Francesco Vicari is delighted to be facing Inter at the San Siro and warns his team are out to cause another surprise.
Lazio-Milan has reportedly been called off after flash floods made it impossible to guarantee public safety.
It is reported that West Ham United will look to recruit Maurizio Sarri if they sack current boss Slaven Bilic.
Roma’s Champions League opener against Atletico Madrid will be refereed by Serb Milorad Mazic.
Slovenian referee Damir Skomina has been chosen to take charge of the upcoming Champions League match between Barcelona and Juventus.
Inter give Dalbert his first start with Antonio Candreva, Joao Mario and Ivan Perisic supporting Mauro Icardi against Spal.
Samir Handanovic insists Inter “are a strong side, we’ve just got to prove it” ahead of today’s early kick-off against Spal.
There is the very real risk Lazio-Milan and Udinese-Genoa won’t go ahead after storms and floods.
Lazio named their squad for today’s Serie A clash with Milan, missing Felipe Anderson and Luis Nani.
Massimo Rastelli hopes the new Sardegna Arena “can be our 13th man” when Cagliari host Crotone on an historic occasion.
Benevento are considering a change of Coach if Marco Baroni doesn’t turn things around against Torino and Napoli, claim Sportitalia.
Alberto Zaccheroni sees Juventus and Napoli fighting for the Scudetto, moody Inter and Roma, Milan and Torino eyeing the top four.
Max Allegri warns Sami Khedira and Claudio Marchisio won’t face Barcelona, while Juventus wait on Alex Sandro, Giorgio Chiellini and Mario Mandzukic.
Inter host Spal in the early kick-off, then Milan visit Lazio, Fiorentina take on Verona and this evening Napoli are in Bologna.
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Gigi Del Neri admits he will “have to think about” his Udinese line-up against Genoa with so many last-minute changes.
Barcelona warmed up to take on Juventus in the Champions League by sweeping Espanyol aside 5-0 with a Lionel Messi hat-trick.
Cagliari open their new Sardegna Arena on Sunday with a Serie A match against Crotone, their new home for at least four years.
Fabio Pecchia admits “now it’s up to me to get the best out of” a revamped Hellas Verona side against Fiorentina.
Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino believes Paulo Dybala “has everything it takes to win the Ballon d’Or” in future.
Medhi Benatia warns Leonardo Bonucci succeeded at Juventus “thanks also to Andrea Barzagli, Giorgio Chiellini and the rest.”
Lazio President Claudio Lotito reiterated that selling Keita Balde Diao to Juventus would’ve been “extortion.”
Rolando Maran believes the 3-0 result was “harsh” on Chievo, as they created several scoring opportunities against Juventus.
There are concerns for Mario Mandzukic ahead of the Champions League trip to Barcelona after he limped off against Chievo.
Max Allegri wants Juventus to improve their defence after a 3-0 victory over Chievo and outlined what Douglas Costa and Federico Bernardeschi must do.
Paulo Dybala insists he didn’t transform Juventus against Chievo, but “we showed a lot of respect and must do the same for Barcelona.”
A revamped Juventus found it tough going against Chievo until Paulo Dybala came off the bench to inspire their 3-0 victory.
Leonardo Semplici’s Spal are unbeaten so far this season and the Coach aims to trip up Inter at San Siro too.
Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur made summer offers for Samir Handanovic, claim reports, but Inter are ready for a renewal.