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