NEWS

Juventus look to Juan Cuadrado, Mario Mandzukic and Alvaro Morata against Riccardo Saponara’s Empoli.
Udinese Coach Stefano Colantuono said Napoli are “the best team in Serie A, but we can make life difficult for them.”
Leaders Inter visit Torino in the early game, then there’s the Rome Derby, Empoli-Juve, the Emilia-Romagna Derby and later Udinese-Napoli.
Joint Serie A leaders Inter face a tricky trip to Torino in the early kick-off, as Mauro Icardi returns and Stevan Jovetic is dropped.
Manchester United join Arsenal and Napoli in the fight for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani.
Eusebio Di Francesco knows all too well how Fabrizio Castori feels after being recalled by Carpi. “I’ve been there with Sassuolo.”
Liverpool are challenging Juventus for Empoli star Riccardo Saponara, but any deal will benefit Milan.
Despite Gianluigi Donnarumma’s performances, Milan are linked with a bid for PSG goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu in January.
Liverpool, Chelsea and Real Madrid are tracking Mauro Icardi, but a January exit from Inter is highly unlikely.
Alessandro Florenzi hopes to play the Rome Derby today and noted “it’s about being fired up by emotion without getting burnt.”
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo warned today’s opponents Juventus are “like a beast that never sleeps.”
Daniele De Rossi described the Derby della Capitale as “a turbine of emotions” as both a player and Roma fan.
It’s the Derby della Capitale this afternoon, plus Torino-Inter, Empoli-Juventus, Napoli-Udinese and Sampdoria-Fiorentina.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
M’Baye Niang made his first start of the season and said “Milan really needed a Coach like Sinisa Mihajlovic.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Milan “were lucky to scrape a point” in their 0-0 draw with Atalanta.
Edy Reja said Atalanta “dominated Milan on their own turf and did more than enough to win” this 0-0 draw.
Alejandro Gomez credited Milan’s 16-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma with holding Atalanta to a 0-0 draw.
Milan’s winning streak was ended by Atalanta in the Lombardy Derby, as 16-year-old Gianluigi Donnarumma proved decisive in goal.
Andrea Mandorlini admits Verona “want to do more, but it’s just not happening” as his job hangs by a thread.
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani credited Sinisa Mihajlovic with their revival and made a cryptic comment on Andrea Pirlo to Inter.
Roberto Donadoni finds Bologna enthusiasm “reassuring” after a second consecutive victory over Verona.
Andrea Mandorlini could be sacked after Verona lost 2-0 at home to Emanuele Giaccherini’s revived Bologna.
Milan give M’Baye Niang his first start of the season with Carlos Bacca, seeking a fourth straight win against Mauricio Pinilla’s Atalanta.
Around 50 West Ham United hooligans have arrived to infiltrate Roma-Lazio, while Wisla Krakow fans are also expected.
Milan target a fourth consecutive victory to close on the top spots as they host Atalanta in a Lombardy Derby.
Gian Piero Gasperini looks forward to Genoa facing Frosinone, as “Serie A provides a wide panorama of tactical variety.”
Stefano Okaka said he’ll “pick up my boots and run” if he’s called back for Italy after a strong season at Anderlecht.
Francesco Totti tells Roma fans “I know how you feel in a derby,” though he cannot play against Lazio tomorrow.
It’s the last chance saloon for Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini, who hosts a revived Bologna under new boss Roberto Donadoni.
Paulo Sousa reiterates Fiorentina “want to win every game” in Serie A and Europe, including tomorrow’s visit to Sampdoria.
Inter named a 24-man squad for Sunday’s early trip to Torino, as Felipe Melo is in and Fredy Guarin out.
Cagliari break away at the top after Cesena’s surprise defeat to Latina, Trapani put a Manita past Spezia and relegation-threatened Trapani stun Pescara.
Walter Zenga assures Sampdoria have no Antonio Cassano problem ahead of their clash with leaders Fiorentina.
Fabrizio Castori thanked Carpi for recalling him after his dismissal and aims to “look forward” to Sassuolo.