NEWS

Fiorentina fans plan 5,000 whistles to jeer Mohamed Salah and a moped motorcade for the team bus against Roma.
Verona hope Giampaolo Pazzini can score against his former club Sampdoria and provide their first win of the season.
Stefano Colantuono says Udinese “worked on every possibility” for today’s relegation tussle with Frosinone.
Roberto Stellone announces “substantial Frosinone squad rotation” to face Udinese and Fiorentina between today and Wednesday.
Andrea Mandorlini admits Sampdoria have “very good strikers,” but believes Verona can do well if they keep their shape.
Walter Zenga praises Sampdoria spirit and reveals he tried to bring Verona's Giampaolo Pazzini back to join Antonio Cassano.
Chievo hitman Sergio Pellissier's agent reveals today’s opponents Napoli wanted him at the San Paolo.
Eusebio Di Francesco hopes to upset Milan again, as “no doubt Sassuolo do better against the big teams.”
It’s a huge day in Serie A with top two Fiorentina and Roma facing off, plus Lazio-Torino, Milan-Sassuolo, Juventus-Atalanta and Chievo-Napoli.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
There are multiple reports Milan will start 16-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma against Sassuolo on Sunday.
Beppe Iachini saw “a good Palermo” to peg back 10-man Inter 1-1 and praised Alberto Gilardino.
Roberto Mancini was “really not satisfied” with Inter’s performance in the 1-1 draw with Palermo, their third in a row.
Franco Vazquez felt Palermo “deserved more in the first half,” but accepts the 1-1 draw with Inter.
Alberto Gilardino cancelled out an Ivan Perisic strike as 10-man Inter were held 1-1 in Palermo.
Giuseppe Sannino felt the red card was decisive when Carpi lost to Bologna, but slammed jeering fans.
Delio Rossi hopes Bologna’s victory over Carpi “can give these lads more awareness of their capabilities.”
Inter director Piero Ausilio said they “won’t hold back” if there need to be new buys in January.
Inter start Ivan Perisic, Mauro Icardi and Stevan Jovetic as they seek their first victory in Palermo for five years.
Bologna fought back for a last-gasp victory over local rivals Carpi, who were down to 10 men for almost an hour.
Follow the build-up and action as Inter aim to end their five-year Palermo drought and get back on top of the table.
Chievo have Paul-Jose Mpoku back as they host on-form Napoli on Sunday night.
Gian Piero Gasperini was furious with Genoa after a 2-0 defeat at Empoli. “We threw in the towel. It’s unacceptable.”
Marco Giampaolo hailed an “important victory” over Genoa and Empoli’s smart work on the transfer market.
Carlos Bacca and Andrea Bertolacci are in the Milan squad to face Sassuolo, but Mario Balotelli is still out.
Emanuele Giaccherini gets his first start as bottom of the table Bologna visit Serie A new boys Carpi.
Crotone are still top after conquering Ascoli, while Cesena and Bari stall, Cagliari and Livorno climb, Perugia win the Umbria derby.
Empoli ended Genoa’s revival with a comfortable 2-0 win, as Rade Krunic and Piotr Zielinski broke Serie A ducks.
Edy Reja assured Atalanta “are ready and have what it takes to trouble even a side like Juventus.”
Stefano Pioli wants Lazio’s eighth straight home win against Torino, but sniped at Ravel Morrison.
Cesare Prandelli said he’s ready to get back to work, but “preferred not to comment” on Bologna links.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has “absolute faith” in Sinisa Mihajlovic and joked he’s the exorcist they need.
Torino have an injury crisis against Lazio on Sunday, but call up new buy Vasyl Pryima.
Max Allegri prepares Juventus for Atalanta and hits back at a “trial by media” over Paulo Dybala.
Empoli and Genoa open Serie A Week 9 with Massimo Maccarone against Manchester City-owned Oliver Ntcham.

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