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Antonio Conte will “punish” Arturo Vidal, is pleased Roma are so competitive and has Juventus focused only on Fiorentina.
Fiorentina’s Alberto Aquilani faces his former Juventus teammates on Sunday. “I have no regrets and will celebrate if I score.”
Miralem Pjanic reflects on his “magic moment” after a brace gave Roma victory over Napoli and Bosnia reached the World Cup.
Cagliari Coach Diego Lopez can’t help but be excited as his team returns ‘home’ to the Sant’Elia against Catania today.
Week 8 continues today with Cagliari-Catania returning to Sardinia and the moment of truth for Milan against Udinese.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Cesena temporarily went top of the table after a 2-1 victory over Bari.
Rudi Garcia saw Roma earn “a pyrrhic victory” 2-0 over Napoli after losing Francesco Totti and Gervinho.
Rafa Benitez was happy with Napoli’s performance against a Roma side that “put 11 men behind the ball.”
Daniele De Rossi held back on Scudetto talk, but named Marco Borriello as “the example” followed by Roma.
Miralem Pjanic’s brace gave Roma their eighth straight win, as 10-man Napoli capitulated in the Scudetto showdown despite great chances.
Roma director of sport Walter Sabatini is “terrorised” by Napoli striker Goran Pandev ahead of tonight’s clash.
Tonight the Stadio Olimpico lights up for a huge top of the table showdown between Roma and Napoli, but Gonzalo Higuain is dropped.
As expected, all of Cagliari’s remaining home games this season have been moved back to the Stadio Sant’Elia.
Juventus man Claudio Marchisio praised Fiorentina’s David Pizarro as “the best after Andrea Pirlo” in midfield.
Hellas Verona will wear a black armband, special shirts and hold a minute’s silence for Vice-President Giovanni Martinelli.
Napoli have announced Juan Camilo Zuniga will undergo keyhole surgery on his right knee.
Kaka, Valter Birsa and Matias Silvestre are back in the Milan squad for Saturday’s match with Udinese, but Mario Balotelli misses out.
Adrian Mutu’s agent claims “Juventus are to blame” after FIFA ordered them to pay €21m damages to Chelsea.
Diego Armando Maradona is expected to be at the Olimpico tonight for Roma-Napoli. “I can see a different Napoli from previous years.”
The agent of Domenico Criscito has rejected speculation that Fiorentina have stepped forward for his client.
Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque is concerned about Fernando Llorente’s situation with Italian giants Juventus.
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin doesn’t believe opponents Milan will be preoccupied by next week’s Barcelona clash on Saturday.
Parma’s Mattia Cassani is looking forward to facing his Verona past when the two sides meet in Serie A this weekend.
Udinese owner Gianpaolo Pozzo is optimistic his side will ask some serious questions of struggling Milan on Saturday.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri has conceded that his side must improve defensively if they are to climb the table.
Inter legend Beppe Bergomi has welcomed the club’s sale to Indonesian businessman Erick Thohir.
Danilo D’Ambrosio is giving little away with regards to a possible new contract with Serie A side Torino.
Coach Rolando Maran says Catania can’t afford to give Cagliari any time on the ball in their Serie A clash on Saturday.
Juventus and Livorno will reportedly have to pay Chelsea €21m as a result of his move to Italy in January 2005.
Watford boss Gianfranco Zola is convinced former club Napoli have what is needed to be crowned as Italian champions.
Domenico Criscito is keen to return to the Italian national set-up after recovering from serious knee injury.
New Inter Coach Walter Mazzarri is the man responsible for the rebirth of Ricky Alvarez, says the tactician’s assistant.
Massimo Ambrosini has revealed how Fiorentina convinced him to join them at the end of his Milan contract.
Giacomo Bonaventura knows he has to keep delivering for Atalanta should he want his career to step up in level.

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