NEWS

Napoli need to get back on track, but face a huge potential pitfall in the form of Empoli.
A protest by Torino fans and the Juventus chance to sign Stefan Savic is pushing Sebastian Giovinco towards Fiorentina.
Rafa Benitez has reportedly asked Napoli to sign Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar in January.
Stefano Colantuono warns Atalanta’s clash with Cesena is “one of those games that has important significance in a season.”
Andrea Stramaccioni admits he will “always be tied to Inter,” but only wants Udinese victory at San Siro today.
Roberto Donadoni insists “it can’t go wrong all the time” for Parma and does not regret turning down the Lazio job.
Manuel Pellegrini warned Manchester City will “go for the game from the beginning” against Roma, even without Sergio Aguero.
Juan Jesus said Inter will “try to surprise” their old Coach Andrea Stramaccioni when Udinese visit San Siro.
Napoli risk against attacking Empoli, Genoa go head-to-head with Milan and Inter host Udinese as the race hots up for third.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Beppe Iachini praised Paulo Dybala and Palermo after a thrilling 2-2 draw at Torino. “These players need to mature.”
Torino assistant manager Salvatore Sullo felt the Granata “deserved victory” after a 2-2 draw with Palermo.
Torino captain Kamil Glik said they were left with “regrets” after a 2-2 draw with Palermo due to “avoidable goals.”
Torino fought back twice to earn a 2-2 draw with Palermo despite Paulo Dybala’s extraordinary goal.
Manchester City Coach Manuel Pellegrini confirmed Sergio Aguero is “probably” out of the Champions League clash with Roma.
Adem Ljajic saw a “missed opportunity” that Roma failed to close on Juventus, but his brace snatched a point with Sassuolo.
Simone Zaza felt “bitterness and rage” at only drawing 2-2. “Sassuolo were on a par with Roma.”
Rudi Garcia said Roma “proved this team has soul” after a 2-2 comeback with Sassuolo, but is sorry for Sergio Aguero.
Eusebio Di Francesco confessed Sassuolo were “naive” to throw away a 2-0 lead at Roma. “We could taste that victory.”
Torino hope to end their crisis, but come face to face with on-form Palermo and Paulo Dybala.
Roma fought back from 2-0 down after Daniele De Rossi’s red card to hold Sassuolo 2-2 thanks to Adem Ljajic’s late brace.
Sergio Aguero is a huge doubt for Manchester City’s Champions League showdown with Roma after he went off in tears.
Antonio Conte will reportedly ask Franco Vazquez, Jose Mauri and Gianluca Gaudino to play for Italy.
New Juventus starlet Kingsley Coman warned Atletico Madrid that they’ll “attack, win and top the Champions League group.”
Roma director Walter Sabatini called this “a special day” as Kevin Strootman makes his first start in nine months.
Inter are without Jonathan and Hernanes for their encounter with Udinese, but Nemanja Vidic returns.
Nicolas Burdisso and Rolando Mandragora are the only absentees as Genoa prepare to host Milan.
Carpi conquered Bari to extend their lead at the top after Frosinone and Avellino home defeats, plus three 2-2 thrillers.
Roma have the chance to close up within a point of leaders Juventus with Kevin Strootman starting, but Sassuolo are unbeaten in seven.
Genoa boss Gian Piero Gasperini “did not expect to face Milan with a two-point lead,” but assures they’re not getting “big heads.”
Lazio have numerous absentees for the trip to Parma, including Antonio Candreva, Ederson and Michael Ciani.
Pippo Inzaghi confirmed Alessandro Matri could return to Milan, has faith in Fernando Torres and is “ready for battle at Genoa.”
Stefano Pioli admits the Miroslav Klose-Filip Djordjevic partnership is “an option” as Lazio take on Parma.
Roberto Mancini urged fans to get behind Inter against Udinese and introduced new assistant manager Sylvinho.
Nigel de Jong is back in the Milan squad and Riccardo Montolivo could start against Genoa tomorrow.

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