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Andrea Ranocchia discussed leaving Inter, why adapting to the weather at Hull City is tougher than anything else and being forced to sing.
Luciano Spalletti expressed increasing frustration with reporters asking about his Roma future. “If it’s easier, I won’t go to Press conferences.”
Palermo Coach Diego Lopez was “disappointed to lose, but we still have hope” of avoiding the drop after a 4-1 defeat to Udinese.
Roma President Jim Pallotta praised Coach Luciano Spalletti after beating Sassuolo, but for the future “a lot of it is up to him. I’d love him to stay.”
Eusebio Di Francesco insists Sassuolo “deserved to be leading at half-time” rather than trailing, as they eventually lost 3-1 to Roma.
Kevin Strootman feels Roma “confirmed just how strong a team we are” by sweeping Sassuolo aside 3-1 after at first going behind.
Gregoire Defrel had given Sassuolo the lead, but Roma turned it around with Leandro Paredes, Mohamed Salah and Edin Dzeko.
Gigi Del Neri admits Palermo “surprised me” with their tactical approach, but Udinese fully deserved the victory.
Marco Verratti’s agent has changed his tune, warning “he won’t leave Paris Saint-Germain unless they tell us to go.”
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni shrugged off questions about Luciano Spalletti’s future and insists it’s “laughable” to suggest any Coach dictates transfer policy.
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali hinted they would be prepared to let Eusebio Di Francesco and some players go, but “we have a project.”
Alfred Duncan and Leandro Paredes look forward to tonight’s Serie A showdown between Roma and Sassuolo.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s eight Serie A games, from Empoli-Napoli through Sampdoria-Juventus and Cagliari-Lazio to Roma-Sassuolo.
Udinese fought back from a surprise early Roland Sallai goal to flatten Palermo 4-1 at the Dacia Arena.
The pressure is piling on Roma after their Europa League exit and they revamp against Gregoire Defrel and Domenico Berardi’s Sassuolo.
Rolando Maran was at a loss to explain Chievo's second-half collapse against Bologna.
Roberto Donadoni expressed his delight with Bologna's players after their 4-1 win over Chievo.
Gigi Buffon “hopes to wear the Juventus jersey for a good while yet” and trusts Italy “will soon have the strongest squad in 20 years.”
Giovanni Martusciello says the international break will be useful for Empoli after six straight defeats.
Zdenek Zeman confessed Pescara deserved very little from their 3-0 defeat to Atalanta. “It’s a heavy result, but a fair one.”
Davide Nicola says Crotone will never raise the white flag after a late defeat to Fiorentina.
Marco Giampaolo felt Sampdoria had “a very European attitude” and caused serious problems for Juventus, despite the 1-0 defeat.
Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli believes his side's goalless draw with Lazio was 'a fair result.'
Manolo Gabbiadini has pulled out of the Italy squad with a thigh injury, so Atalanta’s Andrea Petagna is called instead.
Simone Inzaghi admits the international break is coming at the wrong time for his Lazio team.
Paulo Sousa admits Fiorentina were ultimately fortunate to beat Crotone. “We could’ve lost despite 22 shots on goal.”
Gian Piero Gasperini praises Atalanta for their reaction in beating Pescara today.
Max Allegri explained his absolutely furious touchline antics towards the end of the 1-0 Juventus victory away to Sampdoria.
Bologna fought back from a goal down to crush Chievo 4-1 for their second consecutive victory, as Blerim Dzemaili bagged a brace.
Papu Gomez got Atalanta back on track with two goals and an assist for Alberto Grassi, as they made short work of Pescara.
Nikola Kalinic once again snatched victory for Fiorentina in the final minute in a heart-breaking home defeat for Crotone.
Lazio dominated much of the game at the Stadio Sant’Elia, but were wasteful in attack and eventually ran some risks in Cagliari.
Juan Cuadrado’s rare header proved enough for Juventus to grab all three points and end Sampdoria’s positive run, but Paulo Dybala went off injured.
Maurizio Sarri warned Napoli “cannot have strong ambitions” if they keep dropping leads against Empoli, but blamed the fixture list for Roma’s troubles.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta reiterated they want to carry on with Max Allegri. “When I say there’s unity, that includes the coaching staff.”

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