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Serse Cosmi warns Inter that tomorrow Siena “are not sacrificial lambs” and notes he was the man who got the best out of Diego Milito.
Vladimir Petkovic still isn’t happy as Lazio defend their 100 per cent record against Genoa. “We must be perfectionists and show more grit.”
Massimiliano Allegri hit back at the media for stories on a row with Pippo Inzaghi or resigning from Milan. “None of it is true. We’re focused on Udinese.”
Francesco Guidolin urges Udinese to “not feel the pressure of the result” – advice he would extend to Massimiliano Allegri’s Milan tomorrow.
Andrea Stramaccioni admits Inter “miss Maicon,” but can end their San Siro taboo against Siena on Sunday.
Zdenek Zeman explained how Roma will face Cagliari without Francesco Totti, Pablo Osvaldo or Daniele De Rossi. “I’m convinced they can do well.”
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini admits “if I thought about the money I’ve spent on Coaches, I’d feel like shooting myself...”
Juventus face competition from Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool after Arsene Wenger admitted he could lose Theo Walcott in January.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis reassures Walter Mazzarri and tells fans “this could be the right year to win the Scudetto.”
Former Barcelona hero Pep Guardiola admits he could consider taking the Milan job, “but I won’t coach this year.”
Andrea Pirlo looks set to be rested against Chievo this evening, giving Paul Pogba his Serie A debut for Juventus.
Ciro Ferrara faces a tough decision on Eder as Sampdoria welcome Torino on Sunday defending a 100 per cent record. “Let’s not get ahead of ourselves.”
Cagliari continue to insist the Is Arenas “is ready to host fans,” though tomorrow’s game with Roma looks like it will be played behind closed doors.
Andrea Ranocchia has thanked Coach Andrea Stramaccioni and pledged a radical haircut if Inter win the Scudetto.
Gigi Del Neri has been Coach of both Chievo and Juventus, so has a special view of tonight’s game. “Nothing is impossible.”
Juventus defend their 100 per cent record against ‘bête noir’ Chievo, while Fiorentina visit the Stadio Tardini this evening.
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Novara pegged back Hellas Verona with a late equaliser, but Empoli’s season went from bad to worse with a home defeat to Ternana.
Giuseppe Rossi is in contact with Roma and eager to play for Zdenek Zeman, “but for now it’s only an idea.”
Massimo Carrera “was already a Coach when he was a player,” claims the Juventus stand-in’s mentor Emiliano Mondonico.
There will be a minute’s silence before all Italian sporting events this weekend to mark the death of former CONI President Arrigo Gattai.
Arturo Vidal is in the Juventus squad for tomorrow night’s match with Chievo despite his ankle injury.
Roberto Donadoni’s Parma welcome Fiorentina on Saturday, but Amauri is “not 100 per cent fit.”
PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti hails Italian international Marco Verratti as “the new Andrea Pirlo,” although it will take time for him to reach that level.
Vincenzo Montella insists Fiorentina are “not thinking about Juventus” ahead of tomorrow’s Serie A trip to Parma.
UEFA have opened an investigation into Lazio’s supporters after allegations of racist chants from fans during their Europa League game with Tottenham.
The Mayor of Naples has urged the ultras to isolate “criminals” after 13 AIK fans received minor stab wounds.
Chievo Coach Domenico Di Carlo hopes being the undoubted underdogs can help his side cause an “upset” against Juventus tomorrow night.
Italy’s Under-21 European Championship play-off against Sweden will be hosted by the Stadio Adriatico in Pescara.
Roma midfielder Michael Bradley's agent claims he is close to a return, but he’ll miss Cagliari along with Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi and Pablo Osvaldo.
Stand-in Juventus Coach Massimo Carrera has confirmed he has a full squad to pick from for tomorrow's game against Chievo.
Lazio defender Giuseppe Biava believes the club's Brazilian playmaker Hernanes is playing the best football of his career.
Former Palermo boss Delio Rossi has delivered a stinging rebuke to President Maurizio Zamparini after Giuseppe Sannino's sacking.
Giuseppe Sannino has claimed landlords ask Palermo coaches for rent in advance due to Maurizio Zamparini's trigger happy ways!
Napoli striker Edinson Cavani has hailed teammate Eduardo Vargas after his hat-trick against AIK Solna in the Europa League last night.

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