NEWS

Antonio Conte will name his Italy squad to face Croatia and Albania, which could include Manolo Gabbiadini and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Maurizio Sarri prepares to face Lazio and wants to be “Empoli’s Sir Alex Ferguson” after a contract extension.
Gian Piero Gasperini wants Genoa to “end this fantastic streak on a high” in Cagliari after four wins in five rounds.
Jose Callejon thanked Napoli for helping him earn his first Spain call-up. “I’ve been able to mature in Italy.”
Zdenek Zeman demands a different “mentality” from Cagliari against Genoa after their heavy defeat to Lazio.
Juventus host a revived Parma, Roma take on Torino and Inter in crisis welcome Verona, while Fiorentina-Napoli is a Euro battle.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Pippo Inzaghi felt Milan “deserved victory” after a 2-2 draw at Sampdoria, but was pleased for “a real Stephan El Shaarawy style goal.”
Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic accepted a 2-2 draw with Milan, as “both teams tried everything to win.”
Stephan El Shaarawy said he would’ve preferred a Milan victory against Sampdoria to breaking his goal drought.
Stephan El Shaarawy broke his goal drought after 622 days as Milan scraped a 2-2 draw at Sampdoria with Daniele Bonera sent off.
Sassuolo boss Eusebio Di Francesco wanted his men to be “more determined in front of goal” against Atalanta.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti explained Fernando Torres and Mattia De Sciglio decisions against Sampdoria.
Stefano Colantuono admits Atalanta are “lacking” in the goals department after a 0-0 draw with Sassuolo.
Jeremy Menez said Milan “want to rediscover that spirit” against Sampdoria tonight, including his False Nine role.
Stefano Pioli believes Lazio cannot be “fooled” by Empoli’s lowly position in the Serie A table. “They are very dangerous.”
Sassuolo had the better of the game and Atalanta hit the woodwork, so a point each was fair.
Sampdoria are eager to take another prestigious scalp as they defend third place against Stephan El Shaarawy’s Milan.
Marcello Lippi noted he’s finished as a club Coach, but the Guangzhou Evergrande director would like a national team job.
Andrea Pirlo has been ruled out of Juventus-Parma on Sunday, leaving Max Allegri with few options.
Yuto Nagatomo and Hernanes return for Inter against Verona, but Fredy Guarin and Yann M’Vila are still out.
Federico Marchetti, Stefan Radu, Dusan Basta and Keita Balde Diao are out of Lazio’s trip to Empoli.
Sassuolo welcome back Simone Zaza and Paolo Cannavaro in an early relegation dogfight with Atalanta.
Davis Curiale’s hat-trick saw Frosinone flatten Trapani to join Carpi as leaders, Avellino conquered nine-man Modena, while Lanciano leapfrogged Livorno.
Bologna paid tribute to Klas Ingesson today as former teammates walked round the Stadio Dall’Ara with his jersey.
Roberto Donadoni feels Paolo De Ceglie set the path for Parma against Juventus. “Everyone in the team can score.”
Alberto Aquilani has recovered, so Fiorentina’s injury crisis abates against Napoli.
Kevin Strootman is back in the Roma squad after eight months to take on Torino tomorrow.
Arrigo Sacchi criticised Italy boss Antonio Conte and said Mario Balotelli “is not a football player,” but Zdenek Zeman “is a genius.”
Rafa Benitez said Napoli’s confidence makes “everything easier” and they’ll go for victory at Fiorentina too.
Rudi Garcia stands by his assertion that Roma will win the Scudetto and his Bayern Munich approach ahead of Torino.
Walter Mazzarri shrugged off Inter President Erick Thohir’s warning and expects “a great match” against Verona.
Rudi Garcia confirmed Kevin Strootman “will be on the bench” tomorrow for Roma-Torino.
Udinese will be without Antonio Di Natale against Palermo. “We have to change our approach,” said Andrea Stramaccioni.
Marek Hamsik is in the squad for Napoli’s trip to Fiorentina, but it remains to be seen if he’ll start.

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