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January signing Marquinho urges Roma to “win the derby and catch up to Lazio” in his first Derby della Capitale.
Pasquale Marino brings Alberto Gilardino to Lecce for moral support, as Genoa try to interrupt their poor run of results.
Look ahead to all today’s Serie A action, including Inter’s gamble against Catania, Napoli’s lunchtime trip to Parma and the huge Lazio-Roma showdown.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Domenico Di Carlo reveals Chievo’s plan to snatch a point from Juventus in Turin. “We came here to play our game.”
Antonio Conte thought Juventus deserved to win this evening, but warned fans they are “performing miracles” to be in the title race at all.
Paolo De Ceglie saw his goal wiped out by Boukary Dramè as Chievo pegged Juventus back to a 1-1 draw in Turin.
Palermo Coach Bortolo Mutti feels they made “stupid” mistakes against Milan and admits President Maurizio Zamparini “was upset.”
Massimiliano Allegri believes Milan’s thrashing of Palermo was “a crucial victory. Now I have to focus on Arsenal.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates his second Serie A hat-trick, but can’t help thinking back to Juventus. “We deserved to win.”
Juventus welcome Chievo to Turin and adopt a 4-3-3 system with Alessandro Matri, Mirko Vucinic and Emanuele Giaccherini.
Arsenal may have won today, but Arsene Wenger admits they are “decimated” by injuries ahead of their Champions League match with Milan.
Francesco Guidolin hopes Udinese-owned striker German Denis can continue his amazing Atalanta scoring rate, “but only from Monday!”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic smashed Milan’s Sicilian taboo in style with a first half hat-trick as they ran out 4-0 winners in Palermo.
Catania transfer chief Pietro Lo Monaco suggests tomorrow’s rivals Inter should sign Alejandro Gomez in exchange for Ricky Alvarez.
Torino continue to break away after conquering Grosseto, as Sassuolo fall in a five-goal thriller that sends Pescara into second and Verona slip against Sampdoria.
Milan welcome Zlatan Ibrahimovic back to the starting XI against Fabrizio Miccoli’s Palermo, but must reshuffle their defence.
Fabio Borini is still buzzing from his senior Italy debut and hopes for the same sensations in his first Rome derby.
Milan are thought to be hatching a plan to bring in Arsenal’s Robin van Persie involving Alexandre Pato and Lukas Podolski.
Edy Reja confirms the derby “has crucial meaning for the season” as Lazio deal with an ever-increasing injury crisis.
Delio Rossi loses Valon Behrami and warns he wants “more from Riccardo Montolivo” as Fiorentina prepare to face Cesena.
Walter Mazzarri sees Napoli brimming with confidence ahead of the lunchtime match with Parma. “If we’re in good shape, we can beat anyone.”
Gennaro Gattuso is back in the Milan squad against Palermo today. “I’ve returned to an almost normal life.”
Claudio Ranieri insists Inter “have many problems, but Wesley Sneijder is not one of them” against Catania. “Things were worse when I arrived.”
Former Palermo Coach Devis Mangia gives his predictions on today’s match with Milan at the Stadio Barbera.
Luis Enrique “knew from the first day that the Rome derby was a special game. I have no problem with Daniele De Rossi.”
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims that former Italy Coach Marcello Lippi is close to striking a deal with Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande.
Reports suggest Alessandro Del Piero could become David Beckham’s teammate next season at the LA Galaxy.
Carlo Ancelotti confirms Paris Saint-Germain “still like” Alexandre Pato and says Fabio Capello was right “not to let the England FA tread on him.”
Adrian Mutu has been dropped from Sunday’s clash with his former Fiorentina teammates. “He didn’t look in top form,” said the Cesena Coach.
Varese thumped Vicenza in the Friday night game and moved into fifth place awaiting today’s other Serie B results.
Roberto Mancini believes Cesare Prandelli “was correct” to warn Mario Balotelli about his behaviour by dropping him ahead of Euro 2012.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Juventus’ unbeaten run faces a major test at home to Chievo this weekend, so says their Coach Mimmo Di Carlo.
Nicolas Burdisso’s recovery from a serious knee injury has picked up in recent weeks, as he receives glowing praise from his medical specialist.

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