NEWS

Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni has failed to rule out the possibility of a Douglas Maicon sale before the end of the week.
Antonio Nocerino has reminded Milan’s doubters that the season hasn’t ended with a Week 1 defeat to Sampdoria.
Michael Ciani is a Lazio player after the Italian club announced his capture from Ligue 1 side Bordeaux.
Claudio Marchisio says he expected new Juventus teammate Kwadwo Asamoah to make the right sort of impact against Parma.
Milan will also ask Real Madrid for the services of Lassana Diarra when they resume talks for Kaka this week.
Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati has called for patience after admitting that an era had come to an end at San Siro.
Simon Poulsen is a new Sampdoria player after the full-back completed his expected move from AZ Alkmaar.
Marek Hamsik is convinced that his Napoli side should fear nobody in this season’s Serie A championship.
Gigi Buffon is in no rush to sign a new contract at Juventus despite the fact that it expires in June 2013. “There won’t be any problems.”
Sebastien Frey is happy that Genoa got their season off win a win after last term’s problems at the Stadio Ferraris.
Riccardo Montolivo has admitted he was shocked that his Milan debut ended in a 1-0 home loss to Sampdoria.
Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni was delighted with the win at Pescara – but was keen to keep his feet on the ground.
Philippe Coutinho is adamant that his Inter side believe they can end the season as Italian champions.
Roma boss Zdenek Zeman has cooled reports that the club are trying to offload goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg.
Juventus are thinking about wrapping up a deal with Sampdoria for Andrea Poli before the transfer window closes.
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Zdenek Zeman criticised Roma’s performance for “pointless horizontal passes” and blamed the referee for Catania’s goals.
Vladimir Petkovic enjoyed his Serie A debut and noted Lazio are “close to the image I have of my team.”
Antonio Cassano was overjoyed after helping Inter to a 3-0 win on his debut. “Playing with Diego Milito and Wesley Sneijder is easy.”
Roma twice fought back to hold Catania with thrilling goals, Napoli crushed Palermo in Sicily and Lazio took the points in Bergamo.
Antonio Cassano provided an assist on his Inter debut, as the Nerazzurri dominated on Pescara’s return to Serie A after 20 years.
Massimiliano Allegri insists “Milan were unlucky” in their surprise 1-0 home defeat to Sampdoria.
Antonio Cassano and Walter Gargano make their Inter debuts from the start tonight, where Pescara make their Serie A comeback after 20 years.
Napoli give teenage star Lorenzo Insigne his first Serie A start alongside Edinson Cavani in their visit to Palermo.
Zdenek Zeman is back in charge of Roma and picks a typically spectacular line-up against Catania.
Sampdoria caused a huge upset with a 1-0 victory at San Siro to silence Milan, as Kevin-Prince Boateng hit the woodwork in stoppages.
Adriano Galliani replied to Antonio Cassano’s personal attacks and confirmed Kaka will only arrive “if Real Madrid change their minds” on a loan switch.
Lorenzo Insigne is ready for his first Serie A start playing for hometown club Napoli against Palermo. “Am I like Leo Messi? Let’s not exaggerate...”
Milan start with Robinho, Stephan El Shaarawy and Kevin-Prince Boateng against a reshuffled Sampdoria.
Lucio’s torn ankle ligament at first seemed set to keep him out for four months, but new reports suggest the Juventus defender could get away with a six-week stop.
Giampiero Ventura is adamant Torino’s Serie A comeback tonight against Siena will be the start of a new era. “We want to be in the top flight permanently.”
Reports in Spain suggest Enzo Maresca is already in Italy to complete his transfer from Malaga to Sampdoria.
Douglas Maicon’s agent has confirmed “Manchester City, Real Madrid and Chelsea” are tracking the Inter right-back.
Modibo Diakitè has still not reached a contract agreement with Lazio, fuelling reports of a Juventus bid. “Anyone who wants the player must talk to the club,” said his agent.
Parma have expressed their irritation after contentious decisions in their 2-0 defeat to Juventus last night.

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