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Juventus have Miralem Pjanic and Gonzalo Higuain on the bench, while Fiorentina pick the 18-year-old son of Enrico Chiesa.
Roma struggled in the first half, but kicked into gear to crush Udinese 4-0 with two Diego Perotti penalties, Edin Dzeko and Mohamed Salah.
West Ham United could revive their interest in Juventus striker Simone Zaza after Andre Ayew’s injury.
Keita Balde Diao hit back at Lazio Coach Simone Inzaghi after an injury row. “I won’t let anyone doubt my word.”
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni assured they were “planning for the season ahead regardless of the Champions League.”
Bruno Peres assures he is “ready and can learn fast” ahead of his Roma debut against Udinese.
Bruno Peres is given his Roma debut in the season opener against Udinese, who have many new faces in their line-up.
Serie A is back, so join us for all the build-up and action from today’s games Roma-Udinese and the Juventus-Fiorentina grudge match.
Marco Giampaolo is emotional about returning to Empoli, but has to wait for “important Sampdoria investments” Dennis Praet, Dodo and Bruno Fernandes.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri gave Kalidou Koulibaly some harsh advice, but implied he won’t be going to Chelsea.
Maurizio Sarri told strikers to ignore Gonzalo Higuain and Napoli must “prove all the doubters wrong,” including Juventus.
Reports are growing that Mauro Icardi will sign an Inter contract extension with a €100m release clause.
Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is “disappointed I didn’t get to finish the season with Milan, but will salute everyone with affection.”
Arsenal are now being linked with an offer for Fiorentina centre-back Davide Astori.
Antonio Conte complained of a “crazy” transfer market, as Chelsea “are asked £55m for a player of medium quality.”
Coach Davide Nicola feels Crotone can use their absolute beginner Serie A status as “an advantage, as the opposition can’t study us.”
Massimo Rastelli is looking forward to his Serie A debut as Cagliari visit Genoa tomorrow evening.
Simone Inzaghi is “stunned” by Keita Balde Diao’s behaviour and “needs people who are proud to wear the Lazio shirt.”
Santos President Modesto Roma has again confirmed “only Juventus and Inter made offers for Gabriel Barbosa, the rest is lies.”
Vincenzo Montella warned Milan fans not to expect too much this season, including transfers, as “our objective is to become a team.”
Frank de Boer reveals he spoke to Aaron Winter and Clarence Seedorf before accepting the Inter job, “but I mustn’t lose my identity.”
Frank de Boer is “very enthusiastic” about his Serie A debut and warns Inter must “dominate” every game, starting from Chievo.
Nicola Rizzoli is confident referees will welcome video assistance, as “it’d be silly to think we were infallible.”
Vincenzo Montella warned he wants Milan to “play as a team” against Torino, while welcoming Jose Sosa and Gustavo Gomez.
Pescara have officially signed attacking midfielder Robert Muric from Ajax.
Massimo Moratti admits Roberto Mancini “did not have a great rapport” with Inter and reveals Mario Balotelli’s problems.
Roma President Jim Pallotta praised Daniele De Rossi’s “incredible leadership” and is “very happy” with the squad at Luciano Spalletti’s disposal.
According to O Jogo, the Joao Mario saga could be over today with Sporting CP announcing his transfer to Inter.
Mauro Icardi is expected to sign a new Inter contract to June 2021, but it will include a release clause worth over €80m.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini said his Coach “should shut up” rather than ask for reinforcements and discussed a potential takeover.
Marco Verratti sees Juventus as Scudetto favourites, but expects great things of Roma, Inter, Milan and his beloved Pescara.
Marco Verratti believes PSG teammate Blaise Matuidi could be “the right man” for Juventus, who were smart to sell Paul Pogba.
Chelsea and Antonio Conte have given the all-clear for Juan Cuadrado to return to Juventus, claim Tuttosport.
Palermo, Lazio and Cagliari are targeting Marcelo Pereira, who impressed with the Honduras squad at the Rio Olympics.
West Ham United continue to shop in Italy with a possible swoop for Cesena winger Antonino Ragusa.

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