NEWS

President Erick Thohir promises ‘new reinforcements’ in January and hopes for an Inter win against Fiorentina.
Coach Stefano Pioli is happy about the ‘excellent performance’ put in by Lazio in their 2-1 comeback against Verona.
Coach Delio Rossi calls Bologna’s 2-1 defeat to Udinese ‘our best game yet’, while defending Mattia Destro: ‘He’s not the problem’.
Coach Eusebio Di Francesco laments the goal ‘unjustly disallowed’ for Sassuolo after their 1-1 draw against Chievo.
Lucas Biglia claims Lazio ‘earned’ their 2-1 victory over Hellas Verona, and denies rumours that he’ll depart.
Lazio fought back for a win at Verona, but nine-man Torino beat Palermo to go second, Chievo held Sassuolo amid controversy and Udinese conquered Bologna.
Gigi Buffon told Juventus to “shelve the Scudetto talk for a few months” after losing three of the first six rounds.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Milan “cannot keep giving our opponents a half” after their 1-0 defeat to Genoa.
Gian Piero Gasperini said Genoa “were superior to Milan,” even if they played better before the red card.
Milan crashed to a halt and Genoa emerged from crisis, as Blerim Dzemaili scored and Alessio Romagnoli saw red.
Lazio have Lucas Biglia back in midfield, but visit a Verona side in “full emergency mode.”
Roma stars Edin Dzeko and Francesco Totti are out for three to four weeks, while Seydou Keita has two weeks on the sidelines.
It’s reported Francesco Totti will be out for a month after he was diagnosed with a thigh strain.
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani confirms Italy Coach Antonio Conte “spoke to Sinisa Mihajlovic” about Mario Balotelli.
Mark Clattenburg will officiate Roma’s Champions League trip to BATE Borisov on Tuesday.
Mario Balotelli partners Luiz Adriano as Milan visit struggling Genoa in the enticing lunch-time encounter.
Follow all the action from the Serie A games, including Genoa-Milan, Verona-Lazio and Torino-Palermo.
Andrea Mandorlini concedes Verona are “in full emergency mode” amid an injury crisis against Lazio.
Antonio Conte will be in the stands for Genoa-Milan today and is reportedly ready to recall Mario Balotelli for Italy.
Beppe Iachini brushed off suggestions he could be sacked by Palermo, but needs “a big performance” against Torino.
It’s a bitter 39th birthday for Roma captain Francesco Totti with fears he’ll be out for two months after a thigh strain.
Gervinho ended his 300-day goal drought for Roma and “wanted to prove I’m the same player I always was.”
Marek Hamsik sees victory over Juventus as a sign of how much Napoli have improved since Rafa Benitez left.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi denied he’s selling the club and said Roma "betrayed" him over Juan Manuel Iturbe.
Max Allegri believes Juventus can emerge stronger from their current crisis after defeat at Napoli. “It’s not a funeral.”
Leaders Inter and second-placed Fiorentina face off, while Milan visit Genoa, Lazio take on Verona and Sassuolo-Chievo is a surprise clash.
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Patrice Evra warned “if someone feels unable to handle difficult moments, then he doesn’t belong at Juventus.”
Coach Fabrizio Castori insisted “this was not the real Carpi” after their 5-1 humiliation at the hands of Roma.
Maurizio Sarri said the key to getting the best out of Gonzalo Higuain is “tell him to his face what he’s doing well and wrong.”
President Aurelio De Laurentiis believes “this Napoli can go far. I told you to wait for Maurizio Sarri.”
Max Allegri insists Juventus “did what we had to do” and lost to Napoli only because of misplaced passes.
Gonzalo Higuain said Napoli beating Juventus was “like a derby for this city.”
Gonzalo Higuain scored one and set up another as Napoli beat Juventus 2-1, but Lorenzo Insigne was injured.

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