NEWS

Atalanta general manager Luca Percassi has confirmed Roma's interest in midfielder Franck Kessie.
President of the Italian Association of Referees Marchello Nicchi admits: 'we all make mistakes'.
Injury concerns over young Sampdoria striker Patrik Schick have turned out to be unfounded, according to reports
Former Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has denied claims that he has stepped in to recommend the sacking of Coach Diego Lopez.
Italy Commisario Tecnico Giampiero Ventura hails the 'batch of talent' available to him as national boss.
Italy Commissario Technico Giampiero Ventura belives that the Azzurri 'can win again' under his charge.
Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma reveals that he ‘hopes to stay’ with the club.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon insists that an influx of foreign investors is 'bad for Serie A'.
Gianluigi Buffon admits that a Champions League win is 'what motivates' him 'to keep playing.'
Torino may sell Adem Ljajic in the summer, with the winger looking increasingly like he is surplus to requirements at the club.
Reports in England suggest that Tottenham are considering a bid for Milan midfielder Suso.
Lorenzo Insigne's agent reveals the player is 'tired of waiting' over contract talks with Napoli.
Lorenzo Insigne launched a scathing attack on the Napoli ownership, insisting 'the club needs to grow'.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
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.

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