NEWS

Milan officially honour late Cesare Maldini as 'a fundamental part of the Rossoneri history'.
Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly made a €25m offer for Juventus, Roma and Milan target Axel Witsel.
Milan consider signing Juan Iturbe, in hopes the Roma player may experience a rebirth.
Dino Zoff believes Antonio Candreva will be the decisive Derby della Capitale man and Roma “have more to lose than Lazio.”
Gian Piero Gasperini told Genoa that today’s showdown with Frosinone can be “match point” for Serie A safety.
Paris Saint-Germain star Edinson Cavani confessed he is “very pleased” at Juventus interest and dropped intriguing hints.
Seydou Keita has played big derbies, including the Clasico, but admits Roma v Lazio “is tense for the whole week leading up to it.”
Danilo Cataldi wants to become “a symbol of Lazio for 20 years,” starting with victory in today’s derby against Roma.
Inter President Erick Thohir is reportedly stepping up negotiations with Chinese investors.
Napoli must reply to Juventus in Udine, Inter host Torino, Vincenzo Montella faces Fiorentina and there’s the huge Derby della Capitale.
Football is in mourning following the death of former Milan and Italy legend Cesare Maldini.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo admits Juventus surprised him with their more negative approach. “They preserved energy.”
Max Allegri praised the “mental strength” of Juventus to beat Empoli and hinted his contract renewal is imminent.
Massimo Moratti confessed Inter bought Geoffrey Kondogbia “in part to stop Milan getting him.”
Claudio Marchisio wants Juventus to maintain the intensity after a 1-0 win over Empoli, “as this is the final push for the Scudetto.”
Mario Mandzukic broke his three-month Serie A goal drought as Juventus squeezed past Empoli 1-0.
Fabrizio Castori admits Carpi did not play well, but “we must not get depressed” by defeat to Sassuolo.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta shut the door on Zlatan Ibrahimovic and confessed Alvaro Morata “depends on Real Madrid.”
Eusebio Di Francesco insists he didn’t insult Milan, but “there’s a good chance I will stay at Sassuolo next season.”
Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle slammed ex-Coach Vincenzo Montella for saying “stupid things” about their split.
Sassuolo keep their Europa League hopes alive with a 3-1 victory that puts local rivals Carpi back in the danger zone.
Juventus are forced to reshuffle with Daniele Rugani, Roberto Pereyra and Claudio Marchisio against Riccardo Saponara’s Empoli.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Dusan Basta have not recovered in time for Lazio as they take on rivals Roma.
Stevan Jovetic is back in the Inter squad to face Torino, but Danilo D’Ambrosio remains in doubt.
William Vainqueur is out of Roma’s squad to face Lazio in the Derby della Capitale.
Sampdoria boss Vincenzo Montella feels Fiorentina “should’ve shown me more respect, but there is no rancour.”
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, as Carpi-Sassuolo is a local derby before decimated Juventus host Empoli.
Cesare Prandelli gave his view on the Italy job, Euro 2016, Francesco Totti and whether Mario Balotelli “can be saved.”
Keisuke Honda, Juraj Kucka and Alex are out of Milan’s trip to Atalanta on Sunday afternoon.
Cagliari are no longer leaders after a shock home defeat to Spezia, Pescara are revived, Perugia and Brescia crushed.
It’s a local derby between relegation-threatened Carpi and a Sassuolo side who can push for Europe with Domenico Berardi.
Fiorentina miss Nikola Kalinic and Mati Fernandez for tomorrow’s encounter with Sampdoria.
Gigi De Canio expects “the perfect Udinese performance against Napoli,” but Antonio Di Natale misses out yet again.
Edy Reja knows Sinisa Mihajlovic will fire Milan up, “but Atalanta want to win and still really need points.”