NEWS

Giacomo Bonaventura warns Milan “have to win” tonight against Chievo and “we prepared it in every detail.”
Panagiotis Tachtsidis gave Verona a 1-0 win over Cagliari in a game that could so easily have ended 4-3.
Stefano Pioli said Lazio “know tomorrow is an important game for us and how we need to approach” Sassuolo.
Leonardo Bonucci shrugs off superstition to declare “it’s just Juventus and Roma for the Scudetto. Gervinho is their key player.”
Newly-promoted Cesena will have a medical with Hugo Almeida after he became a free agent from Besiktas.
Inter are without Fredy Guarin, but Mateo Kovacic and Dodo recover for their trip to Fiorentina.
Luca Toni leads the line for Verona against Zdenek Zeman’s giant-killers Cagliari.
Spezia inflicted the first defeat on nine-man leaders Perugia, so Carpi, Trapani and Frosinone close up.
Vincenzo Montella warns he doesn’t “believe” the theory that Inter are in crisis and Fiorentina have a Juan Cuadrado doubt.
Arturo Vidal “can’t believe” Juventus lost to Atletico Madrid and is glad to face Francesco Totti, who “was a champion when I was a child.”
Gervinho revealed “in my heart I still play barefoot,” why Roma remind him of Africa, racing Usain Bolt and the trouble with Arsenal.
Rafa Benitez said Napoli need “heads and hearts” to beat Torino on Sunday night, but “squad rotation is fundamental.”
Morgan De Sanctis, Daniele De Rossi, Leandro Castan and Davide Astori are still out for Roma’s trip to Juventus.
Rudi Garcia urged Roma to “enjoy” their title battle with Juventus and make it “an advert for Italian football.”
Max Allegri feels Juventus and Roma are “on a par” going into tomorrow’s Scudetto showdown and has doubts, but no regrets.
Andrea Stramaccioni said Cesena is “a different game” to any others so far for Udinese, who welcome back Antonio Di Natale.
LA Galaxy manager Bruce Arena confirmed the MLS club is “interested” in Juventus star Andrea Pirlo.
Walter Mazzarri was irritable in his Press conference, respectful of Fiorentina and confessed the 4-1 to Cagliari was “a punch in the face.”
Inter and Juventus are preparing a January bidding war for Lukas Podolski after he hinted at an Arsenal exit.
Morgan De Sanctis is highly unlikely to feature in tomorrow’s Juventus-Roma, as he was absent from training today.
Carlos Tevez believes Juventus are “still favourites” against Roma, but he actually prefers Max Allegri to Antonio Conte.
Miralem Pjanic looks forward to Juventus and admits he “didn’t want to come to Roma, but I did the right thing.”
Leonardo Bonucci warned Mario Balotelli “must learn to be part of a group” if the Liverpool striker wants an Italy recall.
Arturo Vidal insists he is happy at Juventus “and that is more important than money” at Manchester United.
The investigation into betting in Italian football opens a new chapter with Sassuolo and Lazio under the spotlight.
Inter are reportedly ramping up their interest in Fabio Borini again after he was pushed to the Liverpool sidelines.
Antonio Cabrini believes tomorrow’s Juventus-Roma will be “a great duel, just like in the 1980s.”
Carlo Ancelotti represented both Juventus and Roma in his career, so who does the Real Madrid Coach tip for the title?
Livorno are turning their season around with another Serie B victory over Crotone.
Joint Serie A leaders Juventus and Roma go head-to-head this weekend, while Inter visit Fiorentina, Napoli host Torino and Chievo test Milan.
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Vincent Candela believes that the outcome of Week 6’s clash between Juventus and Roma won’t have a significant bearing on the title race.
Milan will play San Lorenzo and Montpellier in November friendlies, as confirmed today by Adriano Galliani.
Parma are reportedly readying themselves to enter into negotiations with Jose Mauri over improving and extending his current contract.
Mimmo Di Carlo believes Chievo forward Alberto Paloschi will be a danger in attack against Milan tomorrow.

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