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Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri and President Aurelio De Laurentiis are reportedly at loggerheads over referees.
Thomas Vermaelen is once again in doubt for Roma, as he trained separately yesterday.
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly want Carlos Bacca, but it depends how Milan perform this season.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Manchester City are ready to revive their £50m bid for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, as Vincent Kompany is injured again.
Lazio hope to have Lucas Biglia back against Empoli on Sunday, but Federico Marchetti, Dusan Basta and Bastos could be out for a while.
France Football claims Paris Saint-Germain are interested in going for new Roma right-back Bruno Peres.
Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa said he “chose Inter for the project. We can win the Scudetto and I can’t wait to make my debut.”
Francesco Guidolin is in trouble at Swansea City and it’s reported he could be replaced by Gianfranco Zola and Pierluigi Casiraghi.
Liverpool are believed to be interested in an offer for Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia in January.
Cesare Prandelli and Stefano Pioli are options for Atalanta if they fire Coach Gian Piero Gasperini.
Roma released a statement denying Bloomberg reports that James Pallotta is looking to sell 40 per cent of the club for €75m.
Khouma Babacar described his back-heel flick goal for Fiorentina against Udinese as “an instinctive gesture.”
Juventus have joined Inter and Paris Saint-Germain in targeting Benfica defender Victor Lindelof.
Milan are ready to reinforce their defence with Brazil international Rodrigo Caio of Sao Paulo in January.
Salvatore Bocchetti claims Mario Balotelli has “no brains” and “threw a plate of pasta at Marco Motta.”
Coaches’ Association President Renzo Ulivieri said Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri “damaged his image” by complaining about referees.
There are reports Milan could release Mario Pasalic early from his loan after the Chelsea-owned midfielder struggled to get playing time.
Bloomberg reports that James Pallotta is in meetings to sell a €75m (40 per cent) stake in Roma, as a “strategic partner” is needed.
Gigi Del Neri feels “Napoli are the only side who can compete with Juventus” for the Scudetto this season.
Napoli are already lining up a possible January swoop for Feyenoord right-back Rick Karsdorp.
Italy legend Giancarlo Antognoni believes Inter “are almost at the same level as Juventus” when it comes to individual stars.
Torino midfielder Giuseppe Vives has been given a two-match ban, while Afriyie Acquah, Edgar Barreto and Federico Di Francesco are suspended for one.
Following the midweek games Juventus have once again climbed to the Serie A summit, as Dave Taylor selects his top XI from Week 5.
Sporting director Piero Ausilio believes Gabriel Barbosa “represents the dream of the new Inter”.
New Inter signing Gabriel Barbosa promises he’ll “play any role” and is “looking forward” to his debut.
Gabriel Barbosa is “very happy” to be at Inter, calling the Nerazzurri “a special club”.
The agent of Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj believes a move to Milan is “more realistic” next summer than in January.
It’s claimed Juan Cuadrado was excluded by Juventus over a disciplinary problem, rather than personal reasons.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio promises Rome will prove itself “an efficient capital” in holding Euro 2020 matches.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco believes Domenico Berardi “has been ready for a great team for two years”.
Lazio captain Lucas Biglia assures “I’ll be there” for the Empoli game on Sunday.
Juventus midfielder Hernanes isn’t worried by criticism - “to be honest, I’d have whistled my performances”.
Mauro Icardi’s wife and agent reveals a contract is agreed, so Inter just have to announce it.
The Chinese consortium looking to buy Milan slams reports they provided fake documents as “absolutely false”.

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