NEWS

Marco Giampaolo is glad Empoli “reacted to the tough psychological blow” of Sampdoria taking the lead today.
Mauro Icardi will require tests for ligament damage after the Inter striker sprained his right knee.
Vincenzo Montella concedes Sampdoria did not deserve the full three points in their 1-1 draw at Empoli.
Inter Vice-President Javier Zanetti warned not to get distracted by next week’s Roma game before they’ve beaten Bologna.
Saphir Taider assured he doesn’t “want revenge” against Inter tonight, but Bologna have a plan at San Siro.
Japan international Yuto Nagatomo confirms he “turned down Manchester United” and is discussing an Inter renewal.
Empoli fought back to cancel out Fabio Quagliarella’s Sampdoria opener with Vincent Laurini’s first career goal.
Inter revamp again with Marcelo Brozovic, Eder, Adem Ljajic, Ivan Perisic and Mauro Icardi against giant-killers Bologna.
Lazio have a decimated squad for tomorrow’s match with Atalanta, as injuries pile up on Stefano Pioli.
Daniele De Rossi returns for Roma’s trip to Udinese, while Miralem Pjanic and Radja Nainggolan are available.
Walter Novellino has “a lot of enthusiasm” for this new experience at Palermo, making his debut against Napoli.
PSG star Marco Verratti will reportedly undergo treatment for his groin injury in Germany.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s two Serie A games, Empoli v Sampdoria and Inter host Bologna.
Riccardo Saponara returns for troubled Empoli as they welcome Antonio Cassano and Fabio Quagliarella’s Sampdoria.
Antonio Conte will reportedly bring Federico Bernardeschi to Euro 2016 instead of Lorenzo Insigne.
Leaders Crotone crumbled at Brescia, Novara shocked Pescara to go third, Avellino won 4-3 at Ascoli and Bari put six past Pro Vercelli.
Stefano Pioli wants Lazio to bring their Europa League form to Atalanta and belittles racist chanting from “a minority.”
Elseid Hysaj is confident Napoli can keep up their Scudetto ambitions and at least enter the Champions League.
Arsenal could spend €65m for Juventus striker Alvaro Morata, but he’d go back via Real Madrid first.
Claudio Marchisio warned Bayern Munich “are a formidable team, but so are Juventus” and hails captain Gigi Buffon.
Paulo Sousa said Fiorentina “created expectations that we now want to maintain,” starting from Verona.
Mario Mandzukic hit back at critics of his Juventus scoring rate. “As long as my TEAM is winning, I am winning as well.”
Luiz Adriano and Philippe Mexes are back in the squad as Milan travel to Chievo tomorrow.
Maurizio Sarri is worried about “mystery” Palermo and warns Napoli not to look ahead or behind in the Serie A table.
Roma hope to get €22m for Tonny Sanabria, as Real Madrid and Atletico target the striker on loan at Gijon.
Inter and Milan have now joined Juventus and Tottenham in pushing for €25m-rated Sassuolo star Domenico Berardi.
Luciano Spalletti revealed some Roma players tried to “scapegoat” Edin Dzeko and Mohamed Salah for missing chances against Real Madrid.
Luciano Spalletti said the media criticism has motivated Edin Dzeko to prove himself when Roma visit Udinese.
Mainz defender Giulio Donati reveals he wants a return to Serie A and “wouldn’t think twice” if called by Napoli.
It’s reported PSG have the upper hand in the race to sign €45m-rated Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic, beating Real Madrid and Manchester City.
Dino Zoff is glad he was “beaten by the best” after Gigi Buffon and Juventus surpassed his Serie A record.
Sinisa Mihajlovic gets Milan ready for Chievo and notes Mario Balotelli’s “problem is psychological, not physical.”
Arsenal saw an initial €13m offer for Umar Sadiq rejected, but it’s reported Roma will sell the striker for €15m.
Sinisa Mihajlovic warned he would like to stay at Milan next season, “but it doesn’t depend only on me.”
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri won’t think about the Italy bench. “I am more of a club Coach, but never say never.”