NEWS

Delio Rossi warns Sampdoria still need more, while Stefano Colantuono was furious at the dismissal.
Inter take on Serie A surprise package Hellas Verona tonight with Rodrigo Palacio against Luca Toni and Juan Iturbe.
Atalanta dominated the first half, but Sampdoria won 1-0 against 10 men with Shkodran Mustafi’s controversial goal.
Stephan El Shaarawy reveals Milan teammate Mario Balotelli “helped me through tough times, but Kaka has always been my idol.”
Parma boss Roberto Donadoni demands “110 per cent” from his men and has no intention of caging Milan’s stars.
Genoa have dropped Francelino Matuzalem against Juventus as punishment after he failed a breathalyser test this week.
Gonzalo Higuain is in the squad for Napoli’s encounter with Torino, though it remains to be seen whether he can start.
Sampdoria hope to finally kick-start their season, but host an Atalanta side with three consecutive victories.
Parma President Tommaso Ghirardi said “people told me I was mad” when signing Antonio Cassano, but were won over.
Virtus Lanciano and Empoli keep breaking away at the top, but Palermo stall with Varese and Brescia-Siena ends 2-2.
Mattia De Sciglio is back in the Milan squad travelling to Parma tomorrow, but Christian Abbiati and Philippe Mexes miss out.
Juventus take on Genoa tomorrow without Mirko Vucinic, Stephan Lichtsteiner and Fabio Quagliarella.
Vladimir Petkovic is under increasing pressure and has Miroslav Klose doubts as Lazio host Cagliari. “My future won’t be decided tomorrow.”
Vincenzo Montella warned Fiorentina and their fans against “excessive euphoria” with Chievo after beating Juventus.
Udinese begin an interesting new initiative, as tomorrow against Roma their main shirt sponsor will be a painter and decorator.
Mario Balotelli “would never accept a tutor,” but cannot live a normal life under this pressure. “Perhaps it was a mistake to bring him back to Italy.”
Rafa Benitez is keeping his Napoli line-up under wraps against Torino, discussed reinforcements and replied to Sir Alex Ferguson.
Francesco Totti and Gervinho are not in the Roma squad as the Serie A leaders travel to Udinese.
Massimiliano Allegri considers more tactical and personnel changes against Parma. “It’s a fundamental game.”
It’s reported UEFA have taken referee Manuel Grafe off big games after his poor performance in Real Madrid-Juventus.
There are reports the new Inter could include bids for Emanuele Giaccherini, Clement Grenier and Remy Cabella.
Antonio Conte warned Juventus “the past no longer counts” as they have to get back on track against Genoa.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado said “it’s too early to make predictions” for the future, as Bayern Munich target the Fiorentina talent.
Hellas Verona starlet Juan Iturbe left Porto because “he had no chance of playing” and had problems with the club hierarchy.
Massimo Moratti confirmed Erick Thohir will take over on November 15 and attend Inter-Livorno at San Siro.
Pescara plunged Reggina further into crisis with a spectacular five-goal thriller to ruin Coach Fabrizio Castori’s debut.
Week 9 starts today with Sampdoria-Atalanta and Inter hosting surprise fourth-place Verona, then it’s Napoli-Torino, Parma-Milan and Udinese-Roma.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Walter Mazzarri has insisted that his Inter side will peak at the end of the season, not now.
Fabio Quagliarella and Alberto Gilardino could be on their way to the MLS next summer, according to reports.
Bologna defender Andrea Mantovani has admitted that his side ‘can’t afford’ any mistakes against Livorno.
Walter Mazzarri has named his 23-man Inter squad for the match with Verona this Saturday.
Fiorentina are one of a number of clubs tracking PSV Eindhoven forward Ola Toivonen, reports suggest.
Roma CEO Italo Zanzi has revealed that the capital side want to become ‘the best club in the world’.
Erick Thohir’s first purchase as Inter owner could be Karim Benzema, according to reports in the Spanish Press.

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