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Roberto Donadoni assured Bologna “will be extremely hard to beat” for Roma. “They are certainly not impenetrable.”
Zenit have their director of sport in the stands, but Fiorentina insist Paulo Sousa “sent no signal he doesn’t want to continue.”
Join us for all the action from today’s Serie A games, including Empoli-Fiorentina, Napoli-Verona and Simone Inzaghi’s debut Palermo-Lazio.
Nikola Kalinic and Josip Ilicic take on Massimo Maccarone and Riccardo Saponara in an intriguing Derby di Toscana between Empoli and Fiorentina.
Chinese Suning group investors will shortly be able to buy 20 per cent of Inter, say reports.
Zenit St Petersburg will reportedly send a representative to watch today's Empoli-Fiorentina as they consider swooping for Paulo Sousa.
Roma are looking to buy Antonio Rudiger from Stuttgart without paying anything, by exchanging Iago Falque instead.
Paul Pogba thanks Barcelona's Neymar for his interest: 'It's nice when champions appreciate you, but I'm happy at Juventus'.
Napoli are looking to reinforce their goalkeeping roster with Atalanta's Marco Sportiello, say reports.
Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny says he is 'really happy at Roma', whilst discussing the team's Champions League campaign.
Juventus have reportedly decided to activate their €25m option on Sassuolo forward Domenico Berardi, beating Milan, Inter and Tottenham.
Walter Novellino agrees with Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini on the need to turn things around against Lazio.
Giampiero Ventura wants Torino to “get back to enjoying our football,” starting from today against Atalanta.
Empoli boss Marco Giampaolo denied he’s in the running for the Fiorentina job. “We have similar philosophies.”
The Tuscan Derby opens proceedings, then Napoli must beat Verona without Gonzalo Higuain and Simone Inzaghi debuts in Palermo-Lazio.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fabrizio Castori saw Carpi’s defeat to Chievo as “a missed opportunity” and one they must get over quickly.
Max Allegri complimented Milan on their performance against Juventus, but “they found a great Gigi Buffon blocking their path.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic was “angry with the result, not the performance” after Milan lost to Juventus “with heads held high.”
Gian Piero Gasperini was pleased with Genoa’s victory at Sassuolo, but wouldn’t be drawn on his future. “We’ll sit down and see what happens.”
Paul Pogba hailed “mature” Juventus for beating Milan, but warned “the title race isn’t over yet.”
Rolando Maran did not expect Chievo to be close to the European places after a 1-0 win over Carpi. “In my dreams…”
Juventus fought back from an early Alex goal to beat 2-1 Milan at San Siro and continue their march on the Scudetto.
Eusebio Di Francesco rues missed opportunities for Sassuolo and admits “Milan interest is certainly pleasing.”
Juventus director Beppe Marotta confirmed a Max Allegri contract renewal and Alvaro Morata “wants to continue with us.”
Adriano Galliani said Mario Balotelli “has to earn the right to play for Milan and convince us to buy him outright.”
Leonardo Bonucci shrugged off controversy and assured Juventus will beat Milan in terms of determination.
Sassuolo were stunned at home by Genoa despite dominating, while Chievo saw off Carpi to go into eighth place.
Carlos Bacca expects tonight’s San Siro clash to be “difficult for Milan and also for Juventus.”
Milan give Mario Balotelli a rare chance to shine as they try to save their season and end the Juventus Scudetto march.
Felipe Melo claims Inter “could’ve won 6-2” after scraping a 1-0 result away to Frosinone. “I thought we had a fantastic game.”
Roberto Stellone thought Frosinone were “extremely unlucky” to lose 1-0 against Inter after rattling the woodwork three times.
Roberto Mancini felt Inter thoroughly deserved their 1-0 win at Frosinone and retains hope for third place.
Pepe Reina has a good chance of going in goal against Verona tomorrow after taking part in Napoli training.
Crotone are within touching distance of promotion to Serie A after their victory coupled with another shock Cagliari defeat to 10-man Ascoli.