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Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s eight Serie A games, including Milan-Sampdoria, Genoa-Sassuolo and the Derby d’Italia Juventus v Inter.
Juventus are on the verge of selling Hernanes to Hebei China Fortune for up to €11m, claim multiple reports.
Marco Giampaolo can’t help but be satisfied after Sampdoria beat Milan. “It doesn’t happen every day to win at San Siro.”
Bostjan Cesar was sent off and a late fingertip save rescued a point for Chievo, as Udinese had the better chances to win.
A Lorenzo Pellegrini volley proved decisive to give Sassuolo a much-needed victory at Marassi, plunging Genoa further down the table.
Andrea Belotti’s early volley was cancelled out with the aid of a puddle and Iago Falque’s penalty was saved in a 1-1 draw at Empoli.
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez continues to inspire Atalanta with a sensational early brace to give Cagliari no chance.
Marco Parolo scored an incredible four goals – three of them headers – as Lazio swept Pescara aside in a 6-2 thriller, including a parried penalty.
Vincenzo Montella urged Milan to “talk less and work more” after their third consecutive Serie A defeat, at home to Sampdoria.
Luis Muriel reveals he “always looks at the goalkeeper” before a penalty after allowing Sampdoria to beat Milan 1-0 at San Siro.
Follow all the action from today’s Serie A games as it happens on the Liveblog, but first check out the official line-ups.
Decimated Milan were plunged into crisis by a shock home defeat to Sampdoria, while Jose Sosa was sent off late on.
Andrea Barzagli has been sent home due to flu symptoms, so he won’t feature as Juventus host Inter this evening.
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani admits Martin Caceres “considered our proposal insufficient” and he is not allowed to spend any money.
Fabio Quagliarella complimented Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma. “He’s an extraordinary player and we’re from the same town.”
Milan confirmed that Martin Caceres turned down their contract proposal, so he’ll look to England or Russia next.
Milan are forced to completely revamp their defence, as Juraj Kucka and Alessio Romagnoli are makeshift full-backs against Sampdoria.
Pepe Reina says Napoli showed their great potential against Bologna, but warns against complacency.
Federico Bernardeschi says his love for Fiorentina will be a key factor when it comes to deciding his future.
Eusebio Di Francesco warns that anyone at Sassuolo satisfied with the team's current position should change jobs.
Crotone boss Davide Nicola wants his team to be 'ferocious' in today's crucial match with Palermo.
Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli says his side need to start picking up more away points as they prepare to face Atalanta.
Genoa boss Ivan Juric says today's meeting with Sassuolo is all about his side getting the three points.
Diego Lopez believes Palermo can revive their chances of avoiding relegation by beating Crotone today.
Giovanni Martusciello expects a reaction from Empoli when they play host to Torino this afternoon.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Inter owners Suning are prepared to offer Chelsea manager Antonio Conte €15m per year and €400m transfer kitty, claims Tuttosport.
Maurizio Sarri warns Napoli “are not perfect” and listed where they need to improve after a 7-1 victory at Bologna, but won’t change his system.
Roberto Donadoni admits Bologna’s night “started badly and it was all downhill from there” after a 7-1 home defeat to Napoli.
Marek Hamsik hopes to “beat Diego Maradona’s record” of Napoli goals after his hat-trick in a 7-1 demolition of Bologna.
Marek Hamsik and Dries Mertens got hat-tricks as Napoli crushed Bologna 7-1 in a game with a saved penalty and two red cards.
Hernanes “does not have an agreement” with Hebei China Fortune, insisted his agent, “but if Juventus strike a deal and it’s a good situation for us too…”
Kalidou Koulibaly urged Napoli to ignore the Real Madrid battle coming up and “concentrate on Bologna” this evening.
Bologna defender Domenico Maietta warned they must “play to our strengths of physicality and aggression” against Napoli tonight.
Napoli open Serie A Week 23 and need to get themselves back on track in a tricky visit to Mattia Destro’s Bologna.

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