What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fischer: 'Basel deserved victory'
Coach Urs Fischer is sure “Basel deserved to win” against 10-man Fiorentina in the Europa League.
Sousa: 'Fiorentina better than this'
Paulo Sousa warned Fiorentina “are a better team than this” after a 2-1 defeat to his old club Basel.
ADV: 'Injuries more worrying'
Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle was more worried by injuries than the 2-1 Europa League defeat to Basel.
Kalinic unclear on handball
Nikola Kalinic insists he can’t remember if he handled for a goal in Fiorentina’s 2-1 Europa League defeat to Basel.
Bjarnason: 'Negative Fiorentina'
Basel midfielder Birkir Bjarnason “did not expect such a defensive approach from Fiorentina” in the Europa League.
Pioli: 'Another Lazio lesson'
Stefano Pioli said Lazio “learned another lesson” with their last-gasp Europa League draw at Dnipro.
EL: Last gasp Dnipro hold Lazio
Lazio gave away a goal with the last kick of the game, held 1-1 by last year’s beaten Finalists Dnipro.
EL: Viola collapse with Basel
Basel took revenge on Paulo Sousa, as Fiorentina fumbled a lead to lose 2-1 at home with Gonzalo Rodriguez sent off.
Reina: ‘Important step forward’
Pepe Reina believes Napoli took ‘an important step forward’ by beating Club Brugge in the Europa League.
Sarri: ‘Ideas not down to formation’
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri isn’t sure what formation he’ll deploy against Lazio, but insists his ideas ‘are not down to the formation’.
Sarri: ‘Still some Napoli downsides’
Coach Maurizio Sarri still saw ‘some downsides’ for his Napoli side in the 5-0 win over Club Brugge.
Preud’homme: ‘Damage limitation’
Club Brugge Coach Michel Preud’homme admits the second half against Napoli was about damage limitation.
Callejon: ‘Napoli turning point’
Napoli forward Jose Callejon believes tonight’s win over Club Brugge can be a turning point ‘we played a great game’.
EL: Five-star Napoli crush Brugge
Napoli started the Europa League in style, demolishing Club Brugge 5-0 with Jose Callejon and Dries Mertens braces.
Lazio try again in Europe after their Champions League heartache and visit last season’s beaten Europa League Finalists Dnipro.
Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa gives Jakub Blaszczykowski his debut for an emotional Europa League reunion with former club Basel.
Giuntoli: 'Smart Napoli transfers'
Director Cristiano Giuntoli insists Napoli “had an intelligent transfer strategy” ahead of tonight’s clash with Club Brugge.
Merkel needs cruciate surgery
Udinese midfielder Alexander Merkel will have surgery for a torn cruciate ligament in his knee.
Line-ups: Napoli-Club Brugge
Napoli host Club Brugge in their opening Europa League fixture with Jose Callejon, Gonzalo Higuain and Dries Mertens.
LIVEBLOG: Europa League Italians
Follow all the Europa League action from Italian sides, as Napoli host Club Brugge, Lazio are in Dnipro and Fiorentina face Basel.
Agent: ‘Boateng still loves Milan’
Kevin-Prince Boateng’s agent says his client can move in January, and his love for Milan is ‘common knowledge’.
Guarin: ‘Juventus still favourites’
Fredy Guarin insists Juventus ‘are favourites for the title’ despite Inter’s three wins from three.
Serie A launches streaming service
The Lega Serie A will launch an innovative new streaming service this weekend.
ADL: ‘Maradona sensationalist’
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis accuses club legend Diego Maradona of being ‘sensationalist’.
Florenzi sr: ‘People thought I was dead!’
Alessandro Florenzi’s dad reveals people around him thought he had died after his son’s wonderstrike.
Pogba misses training
Midfielder Paul Pogba missed Juventus training today with ‘light flu symptoms’.
Abate: ‘Balotelli can be main man’
Ignazio Abate believes Milan teammate Mario Balotelli can be a ‘protagonist’ for the rest of the season.
Pirlo: ‘Buffon the best ever’
Andrea Pirlo believes Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon is ‘perhaps the best goalkeeper ever’.
Caceres: ‘Genoa tougher than City’
Juventus defender Martin Caceres says the trip to Genoa ‘will be more difficult’ than the Manchester City game.
Six weeks out for Szczesny
Roma goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will be out for up to six weeks after dislocating his finger.
‘San Siro situation unique’
Adriano Galliani admits Milan and Inter’s situation is unique across Europe, following a San Siro dispute.
Valeri for Genoa-Juventus
Paolo Valeri will take charge of Genoa-Juventus, as the Week 4 referees are announced.
Napoli squad for Club Brugge
On-loan Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah is in the Napoli squad for tonight’s match with Club Brugge.
Florenzi: 'I love playing full-back!'
Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi ‘enjoys being a full-back’ and reflects on his wonder goal against Barcelona: ‘I thought the applause was for trying!’
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