NEWS

Leo Messi is out for two months with a knee ligament injury, so he’ll miss the Champions League clash with Roma.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni laughed off questions about Rudi Garcia getting the sack.
Livorno lost their 100 per cent record to soaring Spezia, so Cagliari won a five-goal thriller to go top of Serie B and Pescara last-gasp draw.
Roma need to get back on track, but lose Alessandro Florenzi and keep Daniele De Rossi in defence against Carpi.
Follow all the action as it happens on our matchday Liveblog for Roma v Carpi and tonight’s Napoli v Juventus showdown.
Roberto Mancini shot down criticism of his supposedly ‘ugly’ Inter side as they host second-placed Fiorentina.
Gian Piero Gasperini is confident Genoa will “fight back” against Milan after a dismal start to the season.
Sinisa Mihajlovic sees an improved Milan against Genoa and tempered praise for Mario Balotelli.
Stefano Pioli concedes Lazio are “in a difficult moment” and welcomes Lucas Biglia back against Verona.
Alessandro Florenzi is reportedly out of today’s Roma v Carpi Serie A game due to an injury.
Bad news for Torino, as Bruno Peres has been diagnosed with a thigh strain.
Lucas Biglia returns for Lazio as they prepare to face Verona, but Alessandro Matri and Antonio Candreva miss out.
Andrea Bertolacci, Juraj Kucka and Luca Antonelli are back in the Milan squad to face Genoa.
“I would’ve signed Domenico Berardi if I were Juventus,” confessed Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco.
Spanish and Italian papers suggest Atletico Madrid are interested in Milan midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura.
Inter defender Danilo D’Ambrosio reassured fans his car crash left him with “only minor injuries and a huge scare.”
Paulo Sousa warns Inter “will without a doubt be under more pressure” than Fiorentina in tomorrow’s top of the table clash.
Stefano Colantuono complained at “stupid” reports he’s due to for the sack and explained Udinese’s problems ahead of Bologna.
Napoli have a full squad at their disposal for tonight’s Serie A showdown with Juventus.
Mario Lemina “turned down more money from Napoli and England so he could join Juventus,” said his agent.
Milan are reportedly launching a campaign to monitor the world's 23 most promising young players, with Hakan Calhanoglu topping the list.
Italian legend Gianni Rivera says Milan's Mario Balotelli must learn humility, while lamenting the lack of technique in modern football.
Max Allegri is still looking for a tactical identity for Juventus and should field Paulo Dybala, while Maurizio Sarri kept Napoli at rest.
Inter’s Danilo D’Ambrosio was involved in a car crash and as a consequence will miss tomorrow’s match against Fiorentina.
Former Napoli and Inter Coach Walter Mazzarri is reportedly in England and juggling options with Liverpool, Sunderland and Stoke City.
Roma are reportedly in negotiations with Hajduk Split to create a synergy between clubs, exchanging players in future.
Fabio Capello rushed to Inter’s defence, assuring “I’d rather win than lose while playing entertaining football.”
Cesare Prandelli gives insight into how Stevan Jovetic and Felipe Melo have found their form at Inter.
Fredy Guarin confirms Inter “can think about winning the Scudetto” and credits Coach Roberto Mancini with their success.
Today Roma host Carpi in a must-win game, then Juventus visit Napoli in what’s sure to be a thriller, while on Sunday top two Inter and Fiorentina face off.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Lilian Thuram is confident Juventus are still “at the top level” despite a difficult start to the season.
It’s reported Inter will declare a loss of €90m when last year’s accounts are published.
UEFA President Michel Platini insists he is ‘available to speak at any time’ amid a FIFA investigation.
FIFA released a statement saying it “complied with all requests”, as the Swiss attorney general investigates Sepp Blatter.

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