NEWS

Fiorentina are without Massimo Ambrosini, Mati Fernandez and Gonzalo Rodriguez for tomorrow’s showdown with Napoli.
Eusebio Di Francesco prepares Sassuolo for tomorrow’s game with Udinese. “Tactics are important, but spirit even more so.”
Inter bring back Walter Samuel and try to end their Atalanta taboo this evening, as German Denis seeks his seventh goal against them.
Francesco Guidolin insists Udinese did not deserve defeat to Roma and promises a “battle” royal against Sassuolo.
Antonio Conte names an unchanged Juventus squad for tomorrow night’s game with Catania.
An angry Milan fan has put Massimiliano Allegri on eBay for €1. “For sale: Coach without ideas or character.”
Christian Abbiati is back in the Milan squad, while Lazio lose Lucas Biglia and Diego Novaretti for tomorrow’s game.
Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella heaped praise on his hometown club Napoli. “We’ll try to win, but they are Scudetto contenders.”
Roma seek an all-time record 10th straight opening win against Chievo, but Rudi Garcia insists “we’re not lucky.”
Parma Coach Roberto Donadoni has admitted he will make changes to the XI for their game against Genoa tomorrow.
Gian Piero Gasperini has warned his Genoa side that Parma are not just Antonio Cassano when they play each other tomorrow.
Paris Saint-Germain could be targeting a move for Paul Pogba, and may use Marco Verratti as a potential sweetener, according to reports.
Barcelona technical secretary Albert Valentin was at Napoli’s game with Marseille last week to watch Pepe Reina.
Cagliari boss Diego Lopez has conceded that it’s okay for his side to play badly against Bologna, as long as they win.
Vladimir Petkovic has insisted that Lazio will do ‘everything they can’ to beat Milan on Wednesday.
Juventus have released a statement congratulating Andrea Pirlo and Antonio Conte for appearing on the Ballon d’Or and Coach of the Year lists.
Stefano Pioli hopes his Bologna side can kick on this week after their first win of the season against Livorno.
New Catania boss Luigi De Canio believes his side can beat Juventus when they face each other tomorrow evening.
Massimiliano Allegri has admitted that his Milan players will have to be ‘very attentive’ against Lazio tomorrow.
Napoli boss Rafa Benitez expects his side to be tested by Fiorentina when the two teams meet in Tuscany on Wednesday.
Italian Football Federation President Giancarlo Abete is hoping to extend the contract of Italy boss Cesare Prandelli.
Fernando Llorente has revealed how important Antonio Conte was in his decision to sign for Juventus.
Antonio Conte will not speak to the media ahead of Juventus’ game against Catania on Wednesday evening.
Morgan De Sanctis feels the dismissal of Douglas Maicon helped Roma to victory at Udinese on Sunday.
Demetrio Albertini has urged former club Milan to keep Mario Balotelli at San Siro for as long as possible.
David Trezeguet will return to Juventus in December to salute the fans he never got a chance to say goodbye to.
Goalkeepers are known for their longevity, but check out this save from 71-year-old Lamberto Boranga.
Inter are hoping to have Ishak Belfodil back for the weekend game against Udinese after appealing his suspension.
The agent of Milan’s Mario Balotelli has refused to rule out the possibility of a transfer to Chelsea.
Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo and boss Antonio Conte are on the shortlists for the 2013 FIFA Golden Ball awards.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Marek Hamsik has claimed that Napoli had ‘no trouble’ beating Torino, but has now turned his attention to Fiorentina.
Bologna play Cagliari on Wednesday, but could do so without Juan Angel Crespo and Marek Cech.
Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has congratulated Roma after the capital club beat his Udinese side 1-0 on Sunday.
Sky Sport Italia have confirmed that Mario Balotelli is unhurt after it was revealed that he was involved in a car accident earlier today.

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