NEWS

Zdenek Zeman defeated his son 5-1 today, as Cagliari saw off Selargius in a midweek friendly.
Argentina Coach Gerardo Martino has opened the door for Juventus striker Carlos Tevez. “I see him as a Number 9.”
There are some reports that Jonathan Biabiany’s move to Milan collapsed because the Parma man has a heart problem.
Roma are back in the Champions League against CSKA Moscow with Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Juan Iturbe.
Mateo Kovacic is only expected to be on the bench for Dnipro-Inter tomorrow due to a bruised foot.
Sparta Prague Coach Vitezslav Lavicka insists they “will not just defend ourselves” against Napoli tomorrow.
Barbara Berlusconi reveals “there hasn’t been such a positive atmosphere in a long time” at Milan.
Giampiero Ventura insists Torino are the underdogs against Club Brugge in the Europa League tomorrow.
Alvaro Morata showed he’s ready to face Milan, scoring a hat-trick in today’s Juventus friendly match.
New Leeds United hero Giuseppe Bellusci reveals why he was never allowed to take free kicks at Catania.
Fredy Guarin will experience this season as “a new story” in his Inter career and looks forward to facing Dnipro.
Alberto Aquilani shrugged off questions about his contract renewal with Fiorentina. “They know what I want.”
Walter Mazzarri said Inter “always go on to the pitch to win,” including away to Dnipro in the Europa League.
Jeremy Menez reveals he feels “free” to enjoy football again in Pippo Inzaghi’s Milan.
Vincenzo Montella marks his 100th Fiorentina match in their Europa League meeting with Guingamp. “We care about this competition.”
Guingamp players Lionel Mathis and Jeremy Pied see tomorrow’s Europa League clash with Fiorentina as “David and Goliath.”
Brazil named their squad for friendlies against Argentina and Japan, including several Serie A-based players.
Milan midfielder Nigel de Jong is “proud” to be admired by Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.
Sampdoria striker Eder believes that Sinisa Mihajlovic has instilled in the team the same grit and determination he had as a player.
Massimo Maccarone has urged his Empoli colleagues to back up ‘beautiful performances’ with what matter most - goals.
Brazil international Leandro Damiao says he did receive an ‘interesting offer’ from Milan, but opted against accepting it.
Rafa Benitez sees Napoli’s fans as behind the team, as he explains where the squad needs to improve, even if they are ‘as good as last year, if not better’.
Rafael Cabral insists that the mood in the Napoli camp is at its best, the players are united and that the Champions League must be forgotten.
Marco Fassone has labelled Walter Mazzarri as Inter’s ‘added value’ and suggested Mauro Icardi’s new contract is not a priority.
Roma have advised defender Leandro Castan to skip training today and tomorrow due to a case of severe earache.
Andrea Poli has enthused at Milan’s start and lists their determination to continue to improve, and to take a result against Juventus in Week 3.
Malmo defender Pa Konate has accused Stephan Lichtsteiner of some below-the-belt tactics during Juventus’ Champions League win yesterday.
A trident of Keisuke Honda, Jeremy Menez and Stephan El Shaarawy is speculated to start for Milan at the weekend against Juventus.
Milan’s objective is reportedly to have Diego Lopez and Riccardo Saponara both fit and ready by mid-October and Week 7.
Rudi Garcia will reportedly keep faith with both Douglas Maicon and Ashley Cole at full-back for Roma’s Champions League meeting with CSKA Moscow.
Serse Cosmi has defended Rafa Benitez and believes Napoli’s issues may lie in a lack of competitive hunger.
Rafa Benitez is expected to ring the changes to his Napoli side for their Europa League season debut against Sparta Prague.
Roberto Mancini has distanced himself from reports linking him with taking over at Russian side Lokomotiv Moscow.
Fabio Capello has warned Roma Coach Rudi Garcia not to take CSKA Moscow lightly, as he considers the Giallorossi’s Champions League group.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.

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