Milan are planning their future, so directors Massimiliano Mirabelli and Marco Fassone will be in London to watch Chelsea-Leicester City today.
Both Napoli and Roma will be forced into some radical changes in this afternoon’s head-to-head for second place.
It’s a super Saturday with Napoli-Roma for second place in an early kick-off, Pescara-Sampdoria and Juventus-Udinese, then tomorrow Inter-Cagliari and an unexpected Chievo-Milan.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fiorentina President Mario Cognini insists “we will not dismantle the squad, but if it does happen, we’ll replace those who leave.”
Spal left it to deep into stoppages to grab a 1-1 draw away to Cesena in the Friday night Serie B game.
Inter have put Fiorentina winger Federico Bernardeschi at the top of their transfer wish-list, according to reports.
Martin Caceres is expected to have a trial with Inter, but Turkish club Besiktas are reportedly ready to make him an offer.
Pescara have lost Valerio Verre as well for tomorrow’s Serie A encounter with Sampdoria.
Udinese have officially extended their contract with striker Cyril Thereau to June 2019.
Crotone boss Davide Nicola believes the break for international duty has been “very useful” to get the team ready against Sassuolo.
Andrea Belotti is of interest to Chelsea and Valencia, among others, but Torino are ready to slap a €40m price-tag on the striker.
With competition from Chelsea, Milan are reportedly lining up the first formal offer for Fiorentina’s Milan Badelj.
Inter will reportedly sign Roger Martinez next summer from Jiangsu Suning, as both clubs are owned by the same Chinese corporation.
The Italy Under-21 side will play friendlies against England on November 10 and Denmark on November 14.
Roberto Mancini remains a contender for the England job, but is also being linked with Olympique Marseille.
Marco Giampaolo warned Sampdoria that “failure is not an option” when they take on Pescara tomorrow, but the team had a close call in training.
Crotone have been given the all-clear to play their first home game at the Stadio Scida against Napoli on October 23.
Roma director Umberto Gandini believes the club can “grow on the international stage and has great ambitions. They are at the vanguard.”
Sime Vrsaljko could be heading back to Serie A in January, as Inter do battle with Napoli for the Atletico Madrid full-back.
Juventus have called up 16-year-old striker Moise Kean for the match with Udinese, nicknamed ‘Juve’s Mario Balotelli.’
Napoli are without Raul Albiol and Arkadiusz Milik for tomorrow afternoon’s showdown with Roma.
Claudio Marchisio is back in the Juventus squad after six months and joined by teenage sensation Moise Kean, but not Leonardo Bonucci.
Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli feels Sunday’s opponents Inter “are close to Juventus in terms of squad depth and quality.”
Lazio have given injury updates on Lucas Biglia, Bastos, Jordan Lukaku and Ricardo Kishna.
Roma will be without both Bruno Peres and Kevin Strootman for tomorrow’s trip to Napoli, it is confirmed.
Fiorentina will reportedly try again for Inter forward Stevan Jovetic in January, having failed in the summer.
Pescara President Daniele Sebastiani insists Gianluca Lapadula “is not a target” and says Milan won’t sell him anyway.
Samir Handanovic’s agent assures the goalkeeper “wants to stay at Inter” and discusses Antonio Conte’s Chelsea situation.
Antonio Conte has laughed off speculation he could be sacked by Chelsea - “I'm trying to find out who put the money on…”
Aurelio De Laurentiis admits Napoli “don’t have the history of Juventus” but “give me €100m more in revenue and we’d win too”.
Maurizio Sarri describes Manolo Gabbiadini as “a great player” but notes Napoli have “different solutions”.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri expects a “complicated game” with Roma, and says comments on Juventus were misinterpreted.
Udinese Coach Luigi Del Neri admits Juventus “don’t have weak points” but hopes to take advantage of “deal ball situations”.
Ivan Perisic wants to leave Inter at the end of the season, according to reports.