NEWS

Andrea Ranocchia has thanked Coach Andrea Stramaccioni and pledged a radical haircut if Inter win the Scudetto.
Gigi Del Neri has been Coach of both Chievo and Juventus, so has a special view of tonight’s game. “Nothing is impossible.”
Juventus defend their 100 per cent record against ‘bête noir’ Chievo, while Fiorentina visit the Stadio Tardini this evening.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport. 
Novara pegged back Hellas Verona with a late equaliser, but Empoli’s season went from bad to worse with a home defeat to Ternana.
Giuseppe Rossi is in contact with Roma and eager to play for Zdenek Zeman, “but for now it’s only an idea.”
Massimo Carrera “was already a Coach when he was a player,” claims the Juventus stand-in’s mentor Emiliano Mondonico.
There will be a minute’s silence before all Italian sporting events this weekend to mark the death of former CONI President Arrigo Gattai.
Arturo Vidal is in the Juventus squad for tomorrow night’s match with Chievo despite his ankle injury.
Roberto Donadoni’s Parma welcome Fiorentina on Saturday, but Amauri is “not 100 per cent fit.”
PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti hails Italian international Marco Verratti as “the new Andrea Pirlo,” although it will take time for him to reach that level.
Vincenzo Montella insists Fiorentina are “not thinking about Juventus” ahead of tomorrow’s Serie A trip to Parma.
UEFA have opened an investigation into Lazio’s supporters after allegations of racist chants from fans during their Europa League game with Tottenham.
The Mayor of Naples has urged the ultras to isolate “criminals” after 13 AIK fans received minor stab wounds.
Chievo Coach Domenico Di Carlo hopes being the undoubted underdogs can help his side cause an “upset” against Juventus tomorrow night.
Italy’s Under-21 European Championship play-off against Sweden will be hosted by the Stadio Adriatico in Pescara.
Roma midfielder Michael Bradley's agent claims he is close to a return, but he’ll miss Cagliari along with Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi and Pablo Osvaldo.
Stand-in Juventus Coach Massimo Carrera has confirmed he has a full squad to pick from for tomorrow's game against Chievo.
Lazio defender Giuseppe Biava believes the club's Brazilian playmaker Hernanes is playing the best football of his career.
Former Palermo boss Delio Rossi has delivered a stinging rebuke to President Maurizio Zamparini after Giuseppe Sannino's sacking.
Giuseppe Sannino has claimed landlords ask Palermo coaches for rent in advance due to Maurizio Zamparini's trigger happy ways!
Napoli striker Edinson Cavani has hailed teammate Eduardo Vargas after his hat-trick against AIK Solna in the Europa League last night.
Parma midfielder Massimo Gobbi is looking forward to ex-club Fiorentina's visit – even though none of his former teammates remain.
Anderlecht striker Dieumerci Mbokani's agent has claimed that Juventus are in pole position for the Congolese forward's signature.
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin has expressed his dismay at the pressure being exerted on Milan counterpart Massimiliano Allegri.
Massimiliano Allegri and Pippo Inzaghi have appeared on Milan Channel to deny stories of a bust up earlier this week.
Antonio Conte’s touchline suspension continues after an appeal court opted to postpone making a judgment on the Juventus tactician.
Udinese captain Maurizio Domizzi insists the time has arrived for their first win of the season – but he still expects struggling Milan to cause them problems.
Alberto Aquilani will not be risked by Fiorentina in Tuesday’s game against arch rivals Juventus, reports suggest.
Juventus are working to become one of Europe’s most feared sides, says centre-back Leonardo Bonucci.
Lazio ‘keeper Federico Marchetti was satisfied with Thursday’s 0-0 Europa League draw at Tottenham.
Palermo’s axe-happy President Maurizio Zamparini thinks Coaches are too expensive. “I would shoot myself if I work out how much I’ve paid out!”
Javier Zanetti insists that the current San Siro taboo will not become a mental problem for his Inter side.
Juventus stopper Andrea Barzagli is the best defender in Italian football, says fellow 2006 World Cup winner Simone Barone.
Marko Livaja is delighted to have scored his first goal for Inter, but would have preferred a Nerazzurri victory against Rubin Kazan.

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