NEWS

Stefano Pioli preferred Lazio’s performance in a draw with Verona compared to their victory over Torino.
Luca Toni’s penalty held 10-man Lazio 1-1 in Verona, but the Aquile still go into joint third place.
Luca Antonini enjoyed the fact Juventus were “gutted” to lose against Genoa. “After that adrenaline, I slept like a baby.”
Marek Hamsik can’t believe Napoli didn’t win against Atalanta, but now “we want a victory with Roma.”
Grande Milan Coach Arrigo Sacchi insists Marco van Basten “remains the best striker of all time.”
Angelo Ogbonna trusts Juventus are “unshakeable” despite seeing their Serie A unbeaten record ended by Genoa.
Serie B side Bari will hold a minute’s silence following the death of their former captain Klas Ingesson.
Verona host Lazio at the Stadio Bentegodi this evening, as the Aquile can leap into third place.
Roma defender Leandro Castan said he’s raring to go and has overcome a series of health problems.
Rolando Mandragora made his Serie A debut for Genoa against Juventus and his agent hailed the 17-year-old’s “humility.”
Roma’s new Board of Directors member Mia Hamm will “do my best for this club” and be their US ambassador.
Mateo Kovacic said Inter’s victory over Sampdoria was “fundamental” and they are becoming a group of friends.
Riccardo Montolivo’s fractured tibia has now healed, so he can resume training with the Milan squad.
It is now official that the Juventus-Napoli Italian Super Cup will be played in Doha in less than two months’ time.
Fernando Torres insists Jose Mourinho did not force him out of Chelsea, but it was his decision to join Milan in the summer.
Leonardo Bonucci says that Juventus have been taught a hard lesson against Genoa and must be more ruthless.
Former Lecce sporting director Pantaleo Corvino says the late Klas Ingesson stopped playing because of the sadness he experienced after missing a penalty.
Marco Parolo considers Steven Gerrard as his idol and admits that the Premier League holds a certain fascination for him.
Whilst Milan dropped points in their last two games, Alex believes that they can still be ambitious for the remainder of the season.
The agent of Fiorentina forward Khouma Babacar has reassured Viola fans that he is ‘working on’ a new deal for his client.
Milan could be set to compete with Roma for the signature of Manuel Pasqual should the defender leave Fiorentina, reports suggest.
Stephan Lichtsteiner continues to be linked with a move away from Juventus, with the parties reputedly still €1m apart in contract renewal talks.
Antonio Conte has called Sampdoria and Genoa two examples to follow in Serie A, as he expresses delight in accepting Sinisa Mihajlovic’s invitation.
Mattia Perin’s agent says that his client won’t be leaving Genoa when the next transfer window opens in January.
Gigi Buffon believes that Juventus simply do not enjoy the same confidence in Europe as they have in Serie A.
Udinese have issued a denial after reports suggested Luis Muriel has been working with his own personal staff rather than club employees.
Maurizio Zamparini praises Palermo’s ‘character’ after a 1-0 victory over Chievo, but expresses concern at the team’s style of play.
Giampaolo Pazzini’s wife has criticised Filippo Inzaghi and the Milan coaching team for the striker’s lack of opportunity this season.
The President of the Lega Serie A Maurizio Beretta has called on Italian football to be more inclusive and respectful, as he defends Erick Thohir.
Juan Camilo Zuniga wants to go under the knife again for a recurring knee problem, but Napoli are reportedly against the procedure.
Fabio Capello has revealed that he tried to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona while Coach at Juventus.
CONI have prevented Stefano Mauri from playing for Lazio tonight, but the club confirm he’ll be back against Cagliari.
The President of CONI Giovanni Malago insists he has ‘nothing against football’ despite cuts in funding to the Italian Football Federation.
Roma defenders Davide Astori and Kostas Manolas will face fitness tests ahead of Saturday’s trip to face Napoli.
Erik Thohir could represent Inter when they come before UEFA on November 7 to answer questions about Financial Fair Play.

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