NEWS

Francesco Guidolin has threatened to quit Udinese after defeat to Torino. “If I am the problem, I’ll walk away. I suffer too much.”
Vincenzo Montella felt the 3-0 victory over Bologna was Fiorentina’s best of the season and Borja Valero “will be a great Coach.”
Vladimir Petkovic admits Miroslav Klose “makes everyone raise their game” and confirmed a Keita Balde row.
Fiorentina crushed Bologna, Miroslav Klose’s brace revived Lazio, Sampdoria and Torino earned shock away wins in Udine and Verona, while last-gasp Atalanta held Genoa.
Fiorentina utterly dominated Bologna with splendid goals from Josip Ilicic, Borja Valero and Giuseppe Rossi.
Inter President Erick Thohir slammed reports he is looking for another Coach. “I trust Walter Mazzarri.”
Virtus Lanciano paid the penalty in a shock 1-0 home defeat to a revived Pescara.
Milan are languishing in ninth place, but Kevin Constant remains confident they can “repeat last season’s comeback.”
Francesco Totti and Mattia Destro are ready to face Milan tomorrow, but Marco Borriello and Miralem Pjanic miss out.
This could be Vladimir Petkovic’s last game on the Lazio bench and he has Miroslav Klose back from the start against Livorno.
Fiorentina rely on Giuseppe Rossi, Juan Cuadrado and Josip Ilicic in the Derby dell’Appennino against Bologna.
Milan are without Kevin Constant, Robinho, Stephan El Shaarawy and Ignazio Abate for tomorrow’s game with Roma.
Rudi Garcia assures Roma will “go to win” against Milan tomorrow and “don’t lack ambition” for the Scudetto.
Livorno haven’t won away to Lazio since 1943, but Coach Davide Nicola is sure “we can fight it out with anyone.”
Stefano Pioli tells Fiorentina that his Bologna side are “not beaten before we begin” in today’s encounter.
Lazio starlet Keita Balde is reportedly dropped for today’s game with Livorno due to a disciplinary matter.
Francesco Guidolin has Antonio Di Natale back for Udinese and can see similarities with opponents Torino.
Massimiliano Allegri admits he was close to joining Roma, but has “no regrets” about sticking with Milan.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has revived Sampdoria and takes on Chievo today, but warns “the squad has to be reduced.”
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi is braced for the worst after indications a cancer relapse caused his positive doping test.
Parma celebrate their Centenary today, so President Tommaso Ghirardi looked back on his “biggest regret” – Giuseppe Rossi.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado has become a star at Fiorentina and revealed the secret to his success. “I have fun with football.”
Daniele De Rossi compared Rudi Garcia to Fabio Capello and warned Roma “want to catch Juventus” ahead of their trip to Milan.
There are some huge battles, including Napoli-Inter and Milan-Roma, while Sassuolo test Juventus and Fiorentina play the Derby dell’Appennino.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
A second worker has died at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus, which will host Italy-England in the World Cup.
Gigi De Canio feels Catania “proved we’re still alive and kicking, but only missed a goal” in their 0-0 with Verona.
Verona boss Andrea Mandorlini gave Juan Iturbe a stern talking to after their 0-0 draw with Catania.
Catania dominated possession, but wasted numerous chances and were kept out by Verona goalkeeper Rafael in a 0-0 draw.
Verona try to improve their dismal away record against bottom of the table Catania in tonight’s Serie A game.
Some media sources are claiming Inter President Erick Thohir has contacted Ajax manager Frank De Boer.
Roberto Donadoni hopes to mark Parma’s Centenary celebrations with victory over Cagliari, but has to revamp his midfield.
Serie B side Spezia have sacked Coach Giovanni Stroppa and look set to bring in ex-Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia.
Marcello Lippi’s Guangzhou Evergrande beat Al Ahly 2-0 and will face Bayern Munich in the Club World Cup semi-final.
Vincenzo Montella sees a “psychological trap” for Fiorentina in the Derby dell’Appennino with Bologna.

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