NEWS

Arrigo Sacchi has backed Massimiliano Allegri to get his stuttering Milan side back on the right track.
Ajax’s Bojan Krkic has been left indifferent to the fact that he’ll face former clubs Milan and Barcelona in the Champions League this season.
Esteban Cambiasso has praised new boss Walter Mazzarri for giving Inter a purpose and clear direction.
Juventus director Pavel Nedved is not underestimating Tuesday’s Champions League opponents FC Copenhagen.
Kaka says he’s asked Milan to stop paying his wages until he is fully fit after picking up an injury on Saturday.
Milan have confirmed they will be without new signing Kaka for at least the next 10 days – but he could be out of action for a month.
Cesare Prandelli has again underlined that a decision on whether he remains as Italy boss or not will be made before the World Cup Finals.
Livorno chief Aldo Spinelli has claimed he turned down a €10m summer offer for Paulinho, while he has likened boss Davide Nicola to Walter Mazzarri.
Spanish newspaper Sport claims Fernando Llorente will consider a January transfer if he fails to break into the Juventus side.
Genoa chief Enrico Preziosi has underlined his faith in rookie boss Fabio Liverani after the 3-0 win over city rivals Sampdoria.
Francesco Lodi has played down suggestions that his strike in the Genoa derby was a signal to Italy boss Cesare Prandelli.
The agent of Mauro Icardi claims the Inter man will become the best striker in the world game.
Fabio Quagliarella says he will be ready to face FC Copenhagen if he is named in the Juventus starting XI on Tuesday.
Javier Zanetti says boss Walter Mazzarri is the right man to get Inter competing again at the highest levels.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Delio Rossi took “full responsibility” for Sampdoria’s humiliating Genoa Derby defeat and felt “pity” for the camouflage-clad spy.
Fabio Liverani “released some of that pent up tension” during Genoa’s 3-0 demolition of Sampdoria.
Genoa dominated the Derby and humiliated local rivals Sampdoria 3-0, as Luca Antonini and Emanuele Calaiò had the perfect debuts.
Spanish media claim Ricky Kaka will be out for a month with a muscular injury, but Milan have not confirmed any setback.
Spy stories, camouflage gear and counter-intelligence aside now, as Genoa and Sampdoria face off in the Derby della Lanterna.
Francesco Guidolin considers it a valuable point and Stefano Pioli feels up to taking the Italy job.
Vladimir Petkovic saw Lazio enjoy their football again, but Giuseppe Sannino keeps faith with Chievo.
Davide Nicola is grateful to be working with this Livorno side, while Rolando Maran explains Catania's crisis.
Andrea Mandorlini admits Verona ran risks, but Eusebio Di Francesco can't believe Sassuolo are last.
Antonio Di Natale scored on his 300th Serie A game for Udinese and assured “I’m not thinking about retirement.”
Milan’s injury crisis is growing with Riccardo Montolivo and Andrea Poli adding to the list ahead of Celtic and Napoli.
Lazio ended their Chievo curse after a decade, Antonio Di Natale saved Udinese on his 300th match, while Livorno and Verona won.
Vincenzo Montella was enraged after Fiorentina’s 1-1 draw with Cagliari. “I will no longer accept this difference in judging incidents.”
Juventus have named a 21-man squad for their Champions League trip to Copenhagen.
Bad news for Fiorentina, as Mario Gomez is out for six weeks with ligament damage, while Juan Cuadrado dislocated his shoulder.
It was a bad day for Fiorentina, as Mauricio Pinilla earned Cagliari a late point, David Pizarro saw red, while Juan Cuadrado and Mario Gomez were injured.
Lazio aim to end their Chievo curse, but must reshuffle the midfield without Hernanes and Lucas Biglia.
Roma have named their squad for the Monday night trip to Parma, including Alessandro Florenzi and Marco Borriello.
Genoa Coach Fabio Liverani is “ready” to challenge his mentor Delio Rossi in tonight’s Derby della Lanterna.
Fiorentina must beat Cagliari to maintain their 100 per cent record and stay top of the table in the lunchtime match.

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