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Marek Hamsik’s first Coach at Slovan Bratislava has offered advice to Napoli on how to bring out the best in him.
Paolo Cannavaro has once more reflected on ending his Napoli career before he wanted to, and on the current crisis at the club.
Walter Zenga says Juventus and Roma are unrivalled in Serie A and that Inter should follow Atletico Madrid’s example and back their Coach.
Riccardo Montolivo’s return to action for Milan has reportedly been delayed, but he’s still in line for a November date.
There are conflicting reports over Morgan De Sanctis’ chances of returning in time to an otherwise relatively unchanged Roma to face Juventus.
Jose Mauri’s rise through the ranks at Parma reportedly has Juventus tracking him, as the player reflects on his future: “We’ll see.”
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Leonardo Bonucci said Juventus deserve credit for “forcing Atletico Madrid to sit back and wait for us.”
Diego Simeone explained Atletico Madrid’s “tactically intelligent game” to beat Juventus 1-0 in the Champions League.
Juanfran is adamant Atletico Madrid “did a great job and deserved the victory” against Juventus.
Massimiliano Allegri insisted Juventus “played to win, but it wasn’t easy” after their 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Gigi Buffon warned Juventus “need to take more risks” in Europe after their 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Giorgio Chiellini said Juventus “deserved at least a point” against Atletico Madrid and they are in a “very balanced group.”
Juventus had more possession at the Vicente Calderon, but were beaten by Arda Turan’s goal for Atletico Madrid.
Rudi Garcia said he hopes to have Kevin Strootman back for Roma’s match with Manchester City on December 10.
Galatasaray boss Cesare Prandelli said Antonio Conte “is the right man for this Italy” after taking over.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta knows there are “three very important points at stake” against Atletico Madrid.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio called for the fans to “support us” in their Euro play-off with Slovakia.
Carlos Tevez and Fernando Llorente start as Juventus take on Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid.
There are reports Napoli could accept Liverpool’s £31m offer for Gonzalo Higuain in January to buy Jackson Martinez.
Rafa Benitez defended his squad rotation policy ahead of Napoli’s trip to Slovan Bratislava. “I do it to win.”
Marek Hamsik admits “this is a special game” as he captains Napoli against Slovan Bratislava in Slovakia.
Vincenzo Montella wants Fiorentina to beat Dinamo Minsk in the Europa League to “renew our enthusiasm.”
Mateo Kovacic, Dodo, Jonathan and Hugo Campagnaro are out of Inter’s Europa League match with Qarabag.
Torino have named their squad for the Europa League match against FC Copenhagen.
Zibi Boniek said Roma goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski was “a mere spectator” against Manchester City last night.
Slovan Bratislava Coach Frantisek Straka said it is “a great honour” to play Napoli and Marek Hamsik will receive a warm welcome.
Udinese have joined Antonio Di Natale in mourning after his father passed away last night.
Fiorentina enigma Josip Ilicic is dropped by Slovenia. “We need players with hunger, not just fame.”
Antonio Conte will announce his Italy squad on Saturday for Euro 2016 qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Malta.
Roma forward Adem Ljajic is frozen out from the Serbia squad because Coach Dick Advocaat slammed his “mentality.”
Qarabag warned Inter the champions of Azerbaijan will show they are “worthy of respect” at San Siro.
Giampaolo Pazzini insists he can play alongside Fernando Torres and “bring Milan back to where it belongs.”
The FIGC and Lega Serie A called for “immediate confrontation” with the Government after new laws on security in stadiums.
Keisuke Honda and Yuto Nagatomo are called up for Japan’s games against Jamaica and Brazil.

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