NEWS

Lazio were under pressure for long spells but emerged with a creditable goalless draw from their trip to Tottenham.
Edu Vargas struck a hat trick as Napoli thrashed AIK 4-0 at the San Paolo, but Marek Hamsik was sent off.
Finally some good news for Udinese, as Toto Di Natale salvages them a draw with rich Russians Anzhi.
Palermo defender Steve Von Bergen claims new Coach Gian Piero Gasperini has transmitted an aura of calm to the squad.
Luca Toni has spoken of his joy at returning to Fiorentina, and discussed the optimism surrounding the team.
Udinese and Napoli both field young and experimental sides in their Europa League ties tonight.
Former Milan full-back Massimo Oddo is not surprised by his former club’s disastrous start to the season.
Diego Fabbrini has been promised a new improved contract at Udinese, his representative has confirmed.
Fabio Quagliarella may have earned himself a starting place in the Juventus side this weekend with his goal at Chelsea.
Eduardo Vargas is eager to underline his worth at Napoli after rejecting a summer move, his agent has revealed.
Riccardo Montolivo has backed Coach Massimiliano Allegri to revive Milan following their faltering start to 2012-13.
Suspended Juventus boss Antonio Conte could watch next week’s game against Fiorentina from a hotel room in Florence.
Struggling Cagliari are set to be without star man Andrea Cossu for their testing next two Serie A games.
Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti has been left stunned by the ability of new Italian international Marco Verratti.
Napoli made a serious bid to sign Mirko Vucinic before he opted to join Juventus, his agent has declared.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri has not been given one game to save his job, the Rossoneri have insisted.
Lazio Coach Vladimir Petkovic is saddened that Paul Gascoigne won’t be present at tonight’s Europa League game against Tottenham.
Sampdoria will look to stay in shape during the next international break by lining up a friendly with Monaco.
Brazilian outfit Santos have confirmed that they plan to make a swoop for Milan forward Robinho.
Luca Marchegiani has insisted that Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri is not the only one to blame for their poor start to the season.
Chievo Verona ‘keeper Stefano Sorrentino is hoping to bring Juventus’ unbeaten League streak to a shock ending.
Juventus haven’t won a game in Europe since August 2010, but they are still unbeaten when playing their first Champions League game of the season.
Juventus’ Arturo Vidal is set to undergo tests on Thursday after picking up an ankle problem in the 2-2 draw at Chelsea.
Former Milan boss Arrigo Sacchi is adamant that the Diavolo would be wrong to even consider sacking Massimiliano Allegri.
The Champions League is the right competition for Italian giants Juventus, Stephan Lichtsteiner has insisted.
Genoa have dismissed speculation that they have agreed to sell Luca Antonelli to Palermo in January.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fabio Quagliarella explained what he was thinking when he nutmegged Petr Cech to earn a 2-2 draw for Juventus.
Gianluigi Buffon complimented Oscar on his goal and noted Juventus have already won by “proving we’re competitive and a side to be respected.”
Arturo Vidal reassures Juventus fans his ankle injury is not serious after scoring a goal in a 2-2 draw with Chelsea.
Roberto Di Matteo hailed Oscar’s Chelsea debut against Juventus, both for his brace and man-marking Andrea Pirlo.
Stand-in Coach Massimo Carrera admits Chelsea made it tough by man-marking Andrea Pirlo, but Fabio Quagliarella “shows everyone can make the difference.”
Juventus fought back from 2-0 down to grab a well-earned point at Chelsea with Fabio Quagliarella cancelling out Oscar’s brace.
Director Beppe Marotta is not afraid of Chelsea. “We are Juventus and it is our duty to go for the best result in every competition.”
Vladimir Petkovic warns he has no intention of “sending negative signals” by rotating the winning Lazio side against Tottenham tomorrow.

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