NEWS

Stevan Jovetic is still out of the Inter squad hosting Palermo tomorrow, but Jeison Murillo and Joao Miranda return.
Edy Reja said Atalanta defeating leaders Juventus tomorrow “would be a dream. We mustn’t think negatively.”
Real Madrid warmed up for Roma in the Champions League with a 7-1 victory over Celta Vigo, including four for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Verona rely on veteran hitman Luca Toni in their Last Chance Saloon with Fabio Quagliarella’s Sampdoria.
Cagliari recovered from 2-0 down in a Trapani thriller, but still lose top spot to Crotone, while Pescara lose 5-3.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, Verona-Sampdoria and Napoli-Chievo.
Daniele De Rossi will miss Real Madrid, but should return when Roma take on Udinese next week.
Stefano Pioli ignored questions about his Lazio future ahead of the Torino trip. “I am focused only on saving this season.”
Mirko Valdifiori’s agent said he is happy at Napoli, but “if Milan were to call then we’d be ready.”
Mike Piazza denied he has any “connection or discussions” to buy Palermo in our exclusive interview.
Roberto Mancini insists the Coppa Italia performance against Juventus was not “Jekyll and Hyde,” as Inter aim to repeat that with Palermo.
Sinisa Mihajlovic is “absolutely convinced” Milan will finish above Sassuolo and joked about Mario Balotelli’s strike partner.
FIFA announced a “historic day for football” as experimentation begins for video assistance to referees, likely to be in Serie B.
A croaky Max Allegri said Juve's Coppa Italia defeat to Inter was “healthy and painless” ahead of a trip to Atalanta.
Stefano Sturaro and Giorgio Chiellini are out of the Juventus visit to Atalanta, but Claudio Marchisio returns.
Milan are without Riccardo Montolivo, Luiz Adriano and Ignazio Abate for their trip to Sassuolo, but Diego Lopez returns.
Baseball legend Mike Piazza could be investing in Serie A side Palermo, having previously tried to buy Parma.
Roberto Donadoni has “no regrets” in his career and shelves Milan ambitions. “Bologna could be my ‘big’ club.”
Inter and Monaco are among the contenders for Keita Balde Diao if Lazio sell for €14m.
Juventus will scout Bayern Munich today, but also their Borussia Dortmund opponents Henrikh Mkhiratyan and Ilkay Gundogan.
Miralem Pjanic praised Luciano Spalletti for transforming Roma and is ready for the “perfect” game at Real Madrid.
Inter are ready to swoop for Ajax’s Polish striker Arkadiusz Milik if they sell Mauro Icardi for at least €30m.
It’s reported Antonio Conte will have a decisive meeting with Chelsea patron Roman Abramovich in Monte Carlo next week.
Juventus are reportedly in pole position if Real Madrid decide to sell Isco this summer for €40m.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina is in doubt for tonight’s match with Chievo after coming down with flu symptoms.
Diego Laxalt, Matias Vecino and Gaston Silva are among the players called up for Uruguay against Brazil and Peru.
Director Pietro Lo Monaco claims he “talked to Tottenham and Mauricio Pochettino is crazy about Lorenzo Insigne.”
Italy and Paris Saint-Germain are worried about Marco Verratti after Laurent Blanc said he had a “tricky” injury.
Diego Perotti admits he didn’t expect his Roma career to start so well and they’ll “give everything” against Real Madrid.
Napoli get the chance to recapture top spot against Chievo tonight and Verona-Sampdoria is a relegation dogfight before Inter-Palermo, Sassuolo-Milan and Atalanta-Juventus.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Radja Nainggolan relished the 4-1 victory over Fiorentina and explained his row with Roma teammate Kostas Manolas.
Paulo Sousa hopes Fiorentina can “get back to being ourselves” after a 4-1 defeat and hailed Roma’s performance.
Roma President James Pallotta said they are “a completely different team mentally” under Luciano Spalletti and can upset Real Madrid.
Luciano Spalletti explained his Roma tactics to tear Fiorentina apart and is ready to “go for it” with Real Madrid.