NEWS

Empoli got their first win of the season, absolutely dominating a dismal Palermo 3-0.
Filip Djordjevic is aiming to build on his hat-trick as Lazio host Sassuolo, who welcome back Domenico Berardi.
Udinese embrace captain Antonio Di Natale and try to consolidate third place against Cesena.
Andrea Barzagli will be out for at least another month after the Juventus defender saw a specialist.
Arsenal will reportedly request Sebastian Giovinco as part of a deal taking Lukas Podolski to Juventus in January.
Jonathan Zebina has become a fine art expert after retirement and describes Juventus-Roma as a football masterpiece.
Empoli are without Francesco Tavano, but Paulo Dybala and Andrea Belotti are fit for Palermo in the early game.
Eusebio Di Francesco hopes Sassuolo can end their goal drought against Lazio with the return of Domenico Berardi.
Gian Piero Gasperini insists the Genoa derby “is behind us and we are ready to resume” against Parma today.
Empoli Coach Maurizio Sarri prepares to face Palermo and is very happy with Daniele Rugani’s maiden Italy call-up.
Southampton striker Graziano Pellè has “another dream come true” with his first senior Italy call-up.
Adriano Galliani reveals why Milan right-back Ignazio Abate was left out of the Italy squad and hails Keisuke Honda.
Beppe Iachini insists Palermo have “always created chances and made mistakes” to be avoided against Empoli.
Argentina Coach Gerardo Martino said he “will probably call” Carlos Tevez if he continues his Juventus form.
Dino Zoff believes Roma legend Francesco Totti is “the most complete Number 10 in Italian football.”
Today Juventus and Roma go head-to-head for the top of the Serie A table, while Inter visit Fiorentina and Napoli take on Torino.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Chievo Coach Eugenio Corini regrets wasted chances and incidents that handed Milan a 2-0 victory.
Pippo Inzaghi explained tactical switch during the 2-0 win over Chievo, but saw more Milan errors in defence.
Fantastic strikes from Sulley Muntari and Keisuke Honda gave Milan a 2-0 victory over Chievo and their first clean sheet.
Andrea Mandorlini complimented both his Verona and defeated Cagliari after a thrilling match at the Bentegodi.
Zdenek Zeman believes Cagliari played “better than against Inter” despite their 1-0 defeat to Verona.
Graziano Pellé is called up and Mario Balotelli dropped for Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Malta.
Borja Valero gave an unusual interview, covering subjects from family to food and why he really wanted to play basketball.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado is available for Fiorentina against Inter, but the injury crisis drags on.
Andrea Pirlo, Alvaro Morata and Martin Caceres are available for Juventus in tomorrow’s title clash with Roma.
Milan start Fernando Torres, Jeremy Menez and Keisuke Honda against Alberto Paloschi’s Chievo.
Giacomo Bonaventura warns Milan “have to win” tonight against Chievo and “we prepared it in every detail.”
Panagiotis Tachtsidis gave Verona a 1-0 win over Cagliari in a game that could so easily have ended 4-3.
Stefano Pioli said Lazio “know tomorrow is an important game for us and how we need to approach” Sassuolo.
Leonardo Bonucci shrugs off superstition to declare “it’s just Juventus and Roma for the Scudetto. Gervinho is their key player.”
Newly-promoted Cesena will have a medical with Hugo Almeida after he became a free agent from Besiktas.
Inter are without Fredy Guarin, but Mateo Kovacic and Dodo recover for their trip to Fiorentina.
Luca Toni leads the line for Verona against Zdenek Zeman’s giant-killers Cagliari.
Spezia inflicted the first defeat on nine-man leaders Perugia, so Carpi, Trapani and Frosinone close up.

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