Vidal: 'Higuain is fantastic'
Arturo Vidal would rather Juventus face Napoli without Gonzalo Higuain in the Italian Super Cup today. “He’s fantastic.”
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Pioli: 'Kovacic gave Inter hope'
Stefano Pioli insists Lazio did not fall back in the second half, but rather Inter “pushed very hard and Mateo Kovacic’s great goal changed the game.”
Mancini: 'Inter play with fear'
Roberto Mancini insisted tactics were not key to Inter’s 2-2 draw with Lazio, but there is “fear” when playing at San Siro.
Kovacic: 'Best goal of my career'
Mateo Kovacic scored “the best goal of my career,” but couldn’t be happy with Inter’s 2-2 draw against Lazio.
Inter comeback silences Lazio
Inter fought back from 2-0 down to hold Lazio 2-2 with a Mateo Kovacic stunner and Rodrigo Palacio’s first of the season.
Inter 'not interested in Lennon'
Piero Ausilio insists Inter are “not interested” in Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon or selling Fredy Guarin.
Zola or Zenga for Cagliari?
Zdenek Zeman is reportedly on the Cagliari chopping block with Delio Rossi, Walter Zenga, Davide Ballardini and Gianfranco Zola in the running.
Klose: 'I know how to hurt Inter'
Miroslav Klose assures he “still knows how to hurt opponents” as he starts for Lazio against Inter this evening.
De Laurentiis drops Gabbiadini hint
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis practically confirmed Manolo Gabbiadini will “arrive” from Sampdoria.
ADV: 'Not looking good for Neto'
Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle admits “it doesn’t look good” for Norberto Neto’s contract renewal.
Serie A closes for 2014 with Roberto Mancini facing his past in a head-to-head for Europe, as Lazio can go third with a victory.
Colantuono had 'almost lost hope'
Stefano Colantuono admits Atalanta’s 3-3 draw with Palermo was “almost beyond hope” after trailing 3-1.
Strama: 'Tough draw for Udinese'
Andrea Stramaccioni hailed Udinese for holding out with 10 men in a 2-2 draw at Sampdoria.
Ventura: 'Dedicated to Torino'
Giampiero Ventura dedicated Torino’s comeback win over Genoa to “the players who took the right approach.”
Iachini: 'Palermo lack experience'
Beppe Iachini believes Palermo threw away two points with Atalanta and trusts his top stars won’t be sold next month.
Sarri 'proud' of derby draw
Maurizio Sarri was “proud” of Empoli’s performance after holding local rivals Fiorentina to a 1-1 draw.
Gasp slams referee again
Genoa suffered a second consecutive defeat and Gian Piero Gasperini was again furious. “A refereeing error changed the game.”
Maggio: 'Qatar ready for World Cup'
Christian Maggio is impressed with the staging of the Italian Super Cup Napoli v Juventus in Qatar.
Benitez: 'Napoli can win Super Cup'
Rafa Benitez assured Napoli “are convinced” they can beat Juventus for the Italian Super Cup tomorrow.
Mihajlovic: 'Udinese deserved draw'
Sinisa Mihajlovic felt Sampdoria’s 2-2 draw with Udinese was a fair result. “At least the fans enjoyed themselves.”
Montella: 'Missed opportunity'
Vincenzo Montella admits Fiorentina wasted “an important opportunity” to close on third place with their Empoli draw.
Gabbiadini: 'Napoli? Maybe'
Manolo Gabbiadini was asked if he’d scored his last goal for Sampdoria before a move to Napoli. “Maybe, maybe not.”
Wk16: Serie A thrillers!
Empoli pegged back Fiorentina in the high-octane Tuscan Derby, Udinese held Sampdoria 2-2, Atalanta fought back for 3-3 with Palermo and Torino sank Genoa.
Mandorlini blames linesman
Andrea Mandorlini said Chievo won the Verona derby not through their own credit, but “down to a big mistake from the linesman.”
Maran: 'Chievo won with character'
Rolando Maran hailed Chievo for playing “with character and courage” to beat local rivals Verona 1-0.
Buffon: 'Napoli top 10 Euro teams'
Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon claims Napoli are “in the top 10 European teams” when it comes to one-off games like the Italian Super Cup.
Allegri: 'Juve can't get it wrong'
Max Allegri said Juventus are “highly motivated” by the Italian Super Cup against Rafa Benitez’s Napoli. “We can’t get it wrong.”
Chievo win the Verona Derby
Alberto Paloschi’s late goal gave Chievo bragging rights in the Derby di Verona, beating ‘home’ team Hellas.
It’s the Tuscan Derby this afternoon with Fiorentina targeting European places and Empoli eager to cause another upset.
Udinese surprisingly drop Antonio Di Natale and Manolo Gabbiadini starts possibly his last Sampdoria game.
Hamsik: 'Super Cup so important'
Marek Hamsik has a great record against Juventus and says Napoli are ready for tomorrow’s “indisputably important” Super Cup.
Arsenal v Dortmund for Dybala
Papers in Argentina claim Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund are pushing hard for Palermo talent Paulo Dybala.
ADL: 'Wake up Napoli!'
Aurelio De Laurentiis gave Napoli players a good talking to ahead of the Super Cup with Juventus. “They rested on their laurels.”
Juve want Inter's Vidic
Juventus are reportedly interested in taking Nemanja Vidic from Inter in January.
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