NEWS

Pierluigi Collina warns video technology “won’t magically fix everything” in football, but welcomes other changes.
Palermo Coach Beppe Iachini knows Inter forwards Eder and Mauro Icardi very well. “I wish them the best… from Monday.”
Eusebio Di Francesco warned Sassuolo “will attack Milan” and build a genuine European qualification challenge today.
Giampiero Ventura warned Lazio are “a difficult side to take on” and wants Torino to be footloose and fancy-free.
Juventus need a result with Atalanta to go clear, Sassuolo-Milan is a European showdown and which Inter will appear against Palermo?
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Maurizio Sarri described the importance of practice in Napoli’s style of football and likes an “angry” Gonzalo Higuain.
Rolando Maran said Chievo “did all we could” in a 3-1 defeat to Napoli, as they had taken the lead after 90 seconds.
Jose Callejon admits it’s “important for as many of us as possible” to score after Napoli beat Chievo 3-1 to go top.
Napoli recovered from a very early shock to beat Chievo 3-1, ending their month-long winless streak.
Vincenzo Montella saw Antonio Cassano “have fun and entertain us” as Sampdoria crushed Verona 3-0.
Gigi Del Neri concedes “this was not the Verona we were accustomed to” after a 3-0 home hammering by Sampdoria.
Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel advised Juventus “how to trouble” Bayern Munich.
Juventus have reportedly set aside €30m for Bayern Munich defender Medhi Benatia.
Chievo midfielder Giampiero Pinzi admits “a draw would be a great result” against Napoli, as they are unbeaten at home.
Napoli defender Elseid Hysaj prepares to face Chievo this evening and urges the fans to “keep dreaming.”
Gonzalo Higuain and Lorenzo Insigne lead the way as Napoli try to recapture top spot against Chievo.
Sampdoria ended their run of four consecutive away defeats and probably doomed Verona to Serie B with a 3-0 thumping.
Roma President James Pallotta warned Francesco Totti “has to think about what he wants to do. It’s his decision.”
Stevan Jovetic is still out of the Inter squad hosting Palermo tomorrow, but Jeison Murillo and Joao Miranda return.
Edy Reja said Atalanta defeating leaders Juventus tomorrow “would be a dream. We mustn’t think negatively.”
Real Madrid warmed up for Roma in the Champions League with a 7-1 victory over Celta Vigo, including four for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Verona rely on veteran hitman Luca Toni in their Last Chance Saloon with Fabio Quagliarella’s Sampdoria.
Cagliari recovered from 2-0 down in a Trapani thriller, but still lose top spot to Crotone, while Pescara lose 5-3.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, Verona-Sampdoria and Napoli-Chievo.
Daniele De Rossi will miss Real Madrid, but should return when Roma take on Udinese next week.
Stefano Pioli ignored questions about his Lazio future ahead of the Torino trip. “I am focused only on saving this season.”
Mirko Valdifiori’s agent said he is happy at Napoli, but “if Milan were to call then we’d be ready.”
Mike Piazza denied he has any “connection or discussions” to buy Palermo in our exclusive interview.
Roberto Mancini insists the Coppa Italia performance against Juventus was not “Jekyll and Hyde,” as Inter aim to repeat that with Palermo.
Sinisa Mihajlovic is “absolutely convinced” Milan will finish above Sassuolo and joked about Mario Balotelli’s strike partner.
FIFA announced a “historic day for football” as experimentation begins for video assistance to referees, likely to be in Serie B.
A croaky Max Allegri said Juve's Coppa Italia defeat to Inter was “healthy and painless” ahead of a trip to Atalanta.
Stefano Sturaro and Giorgio Chiellini are out of the Juventus visit to Atalanta, but Claudio Marchisio returns.
Milan are without Riccardo Montolivo, Luiz Adriano and Ignazio Abate for their trip to Sassuolo, but Diego Lopez returns.