NEWS

Giampiero Ventura is “proud of” Torino after their hard-fought 1-0 win away to Atalanta.
Stefano Colantuono insists Udinese “can have fun” if they replicate the performance that beat Sampdoria.
Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle “won’t hold back” on the transfer market to keep them top of the table.
Bari hit the woodwork three times before snatching a late win over Livorno and go back into second place.
Samir Handanovic admits he “hopes to have less work to do” in the Inter goal against Frosinone.
Marco Giampaolo congratulated Empoli on their performance, “but we couldn’t stop Fiorentina for 95 minutes.”
Inter can go two points clear at the top tonight, so start Mauro Icardi, Stevan Jovetic and Adem Ljajic against Frosinone.
Inter have the opportunity to go clear at the top of the table when they welcome Frosinone to San Siro.
Patrice Evra, Sami Khedira, Hernanes and Martin Caceres are all expected to miss Juventus v Manchester City.
Paulo Sousa confessed he “got the wrong line-up,” but was pleased with Fiorentina’s fightback against Empoli.
Eusebio Di Francesco warned Domenico Berardi’s disciplinary record “is becoming a problem” for Sassuolo.
Stefano Pioli admits Lazio “cannot be satisfied” with their form, position or 1-1 draw with Palermo.
Davide Ballardini believes Palermo “could’ve won” their 1-1 draw at Lazio, his first game in charge.
Vincenzo Montella said Sampdoria “are lacking confidence” after a 1-0 defeat to Udinese on his debut.
Napoli catch Fiorentina at the top of the table after a Tuscan Derby thriller, Vincenzo Montella’s Sampdoria debut ends in defeat and Davide Ballardini surprises Lazio.
Nikola Kalinic came off the bench and scored twice in six minutes to grab a thrilling 2-2 Tuscan Derby with Empoli.
Maurizio Sarri still refuses to discuss Napoli’s Scudetto chances, but thanks Lorenzo Insigne for a touchline hug.
Lorenzo Insigne dedicated his goal against Verona “to my city” of Napoli after fans hurled abuse at him.
Lorenzo Insigne scored one and set up Gonzalo Higuain as Napoli broke down the Verona wall.
Vincenzo Montella adopts a 4-3-3 formation for his debut match as Sampdoria Coach away to stuttering Udinese.
Serie A leaders Fiorentina face a tricky test in the Derby di Toscana with Riccardo Saponara’s Empoli.
Lazio desperately need to get back on track and host Palermo on familiar face Davide Ballardini’s debut.
Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir will officiate Roma’s Champions League trip to Barcelona on Tuesday.
Lorenzo Insigne had a message for ex-Napoli boss Rafa Benitez and Italy manager Antonio Conte.
Reports are multiplying that Walter Mazzarri is in negotiations to take over MLS club Toronto FC.
Napoli start Gonzalo Higuain despite fitness worries and Verona pull a midfield surprise in the early game.
Follow all the build-up and action while giving your views on today’s Serie A games, including Verona-Napoli, Lazio-Palermo, Fiorentina-Empoli and Vincenzo Montella’s Sampdoria debut.
Walter Zenga was sacked by Sampdoria a couple of weeks ago, but could already have a new job with Al Shaab.
UEFA have told Napoli that their Europa League trip to Club Brugge will go ahead despite heightened security fears.
Manchester United have joined Arsenal in chasing Italy Under-21 international Daniele Rugani, who is frustrated at Juventus.
Atalanta boss Edy Reja confirmed German Denis will start against Torino today. “Watch out for set plays.”
Marco Giampaolo assures the Derby di Toscana between Empoli and leaders Fiorentina “means a great deal.”
Eusebio Di Francesco expects “a very entertaining game” between Sassuolo and Genoa this afternoon.
Riccardo Saponara “shed tears” over Milan and reveals how often he was ready to give up before Empoli. “I am a firm believer in fate.”
Andrea Mandorlini hopes Verona can turn their season around against old rivals Napoli as Luca Toni returns.