NEWS

A statue depicting the infamous Zinedine Zidane head-butt on Marco Materazzi has been placed on public display in Paris.
Alessandro Diamanti may not be risked in Thursday’s Serie A game between Bologna and Siena.
Roma will be without Miralem Pjanic for tonight’s Serie A game against Sampdoria, reports Sky Sport Italia.
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono will celebrate his 400th game on a professional bench when his team face Catania this evening.
Inter legend Sandro Mazzola believes that the club could encounter problems this season because of their restricted attacking options.
A Geordie girlfriend and an appetite for pies is helping Davide Santon to establish himself at Newcastle United.
Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino is adamant that his side will start tonight’s game against Inter with a chance of ending their losing streak.
Hernan Crespo has defended the Coaches of both Milan clubs following their problematic starts to the season.
Bologna have revealed that they could have signed Sergio Floccari instead of Alberto Gilardino this summer.
Serbia boss Sinisa Mihajlovic has admitted that he hopes to one day take charge of Italian giants Inter.
There could be more changes on the horizon at Palermo with reports that Pietro Lo Monaco will replace Giorgio Perinetti as general director.
David Pizarro admits that Fiorentina are disappointed with the 0-0 draw against Juventus, but believes they made a clear statement to the rest of Serie A.
Juventus will look to get back to winning ways this weekend when they entertain Roma, says Arturo Vidal.
Zvonimir Boban wasn’t short of an opinion before and after the Fiorentina-Juventus tie. “Andrea Pirlo should retire from the national team and Stevan Jovetic is not world class.”
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Vincenzo Montella is proud of Fiorentina’s performance against Juventus and “we probably deserved to win.”
Massimo Carrera credited Fiorentina for forcing a bad performance out of Juventus. “We were unable to do what we wanted to.”
Gianluigi Buffon praised Fiorentina and said Juventus “suffered” for their point at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
Sassuolo stalled, Hellas Verona conquered Varese, Virtus Lanciano shocked Reggina and Livorno fumbled a 2-0 lead.
Fiorentina had the better chances, including a Stevan Jovetic header off the bar, so Juventus can be content with a point that ends their perfect record.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta insists his club “did nothing unfair or unethical” with regards to a battle with Fiorentina over Dimitar Berbatov.
Domenico Di Carlo is confident his side could cause an upset tomorrow night. “My Chievo can beat Inter.”
Pescara Coach Giovanni Stroppa gives Palermo a lot of respect despite their difficulties. “They seem to be in better shape than their results suggest.”
Cagliari President Massimo Cellino has suspended himself after his actions prompted a 3-0 victory to be handed to Roma.
Fabio Quagliarella and Sebastian Giovinco lead Juventus out against arch rivals Fiorentina this evening, while Adem Ljajic supports Stevan Jovetic.
Roma have Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi and Michael Bradley back in the squad to face Sampdoria, but Pablo Daniel Osvaldo is still sidelined.
There are reports Antonio Conte has moved his seat to the Juventus Channel box at the Stadio Franchi due to security fears.
Massimo Ficcadenti tries to ignore Cagliari’s own problems and focuses on Milan’s. “They are in trouble and we can win this.”
Dino Zoff warns Juventus “will face a hostile environment” at the Stadio Franchi against arch rivals Fiorentina this evening.
Gian Piero Gasperini lost his Palermo debut and suggested the players “don’t look at the standings” ahead of tomorrow’s relegation tussle with Pescara.
Robinho is back in the Milan squad for tomorrow’s clash with Cagliari, but Mathieu Flamini is out with the suspended Kevin-Prince Boateng and Cristian Zapata.
Cagliari are appealing against the 3-0 victory handed to Roma and director general Francesco Marroccu urged “solidarity” for President Massimo Cellino’s battle.
Udinese beat Milan only two days ago, but Coach Francesco Guidolin is looking at tomorrow's game against Torino as a relegation battle.
Milan Coach Massimiliano Allegri and Sampdoria striker Maxi Lopez have both failed in their appeals to have bans reversed.
Roma Coach Zdenek Zeman has hit back at Ciro Ferrara and Massimo Cellino in a typically forthright press conference.

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