NEWS

Gigi Del Neri wants Verona to “rediscover our enthusiasm” and get off the foot of the table against Empoli.
Napoli legend Careca believes Gonzalo Higuain is the key to winning the Scudetto and Jorginho earns admirers in Brazil.
Napoli must win at Bologna to recapture top spot from Inter, while Fiorentina host Udinese and Milan visit Carpi.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Felipe Melo will stay under observation after the Inter midfielder was diagnosed with head trauma.
Gian Piero Gasperini believes Inter can win the Scudetto, but concedes Genoa “were too timorous” at San Siro.
Roberto Mancini defended his tactical decisions after Inter beat Genoa 1-0. “I am Coach of Inter, not of Mauro Icardi.”
Adem Ljajic “hopes Roma regret me” after scoring the winner for Inter against Genoa, his second goal in as many games.
Adem Ljajic was on target with a free kick as Inter squeezed past Genoa 1-0, but Danilo D’Ambrosio saw red late on.
Roberto Di Matteo and ex-Galatasaray manager Hamza Hamzaoglu have joined the list of Lazio options.
Roma President James Pallotta has landed in Italy. “I am pretty angry,” he said after a 1-1 draw at Torino.
Inter director Javier Zanetti believes the Napoli defeat was a positive “turning point” and Mauro Icardi should be dropped against Genoa.
Inter drop Mauro Icardi and bring Rodrigo Palacio back into the line-up as Diego Perotti returns for Genoa.
Paulo Sousa explained a new bonding exercise for Fiorentina as they prepare to face Udinese.
Inter have the opportunity to temporarily recapture the top of Serie A by hosting Gian Piero Gasperini’s Genoa.
Radja Nainggolan admits “it wasn’t our best performance” after Roma were held 1-1 by Torino. “It wasn’t a penalty.”
Maxi Lopez felt “the draw was the fair result” after his stoppage-time penalty for Torino against Roma.
Rudi Garcia resisted blaming the referee for Roma’s 1-1 draw with Torino. “This result is also our fault.”
Giampiero Ventura “doesn’t care” about the penalty, as “Roma did not deserve to beat Torino. We’re alive and kicking.”
Crotone go top in a head-to-head with Cesena, Novara climb to fourth and Livorno continue their collapse.
Luca Antonelli is out of Milan’s squad for the trip to Carpi, but Nigel de Jong returns.
Maxi Lopez converted a last-gasp penalty as Torino held Roma 1-1 following Daniele Padelli’s howler on Miralem Pjanic.
Dries Mertens is back in the Napoli squad, but Manolo Gabbiadini won’t face Bologna.
Gervinho is a serious doubt to face BATE Borisov after limping off 25 minutes into his Roma comeback.
Fabio Capello claims he has “already turned down 10 offers” and is open to running for FIFA Presidency.
Lazio have reportedly decided to back Stefano Pioli for the moment, but put the squad into a training retreat.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni said “the club supports the Coach by giving him a quality squad. The choices are then down to Rudi Garcia.”
Maurizio Sarri said leadership “changes nothing” for Napoli and “if Gonzalo Higuain doesn’t win the Ballon d’Or it’ll be all his fault.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits he “expected more” from Milan in the Coppa Italia, but is not worried for the trip to Carpi.
Gervinho returns to the starting XI as desperate Roma try to end their crisis away to revitalised Torino.
Roma are increasingly desperate and pay an early visit to Torino, fresh from rediscovering their form.
Marcello Lippi, Walter Mazzarri, Francesco Guidolin and Eugenio Corini are options if Lazio sack Stefano Pioli.
Vincenzo Montella hopes Sampdoria fans can “help the team” end their crisis against friend Eusebio Di Francesco’s Sassuolo.
Roberto Donadoni assures Bologna “know the threat we’ll be facing” against Serie A leaders Napoli and snipes at Maurizio Sarri critics.
Frosinone will be without midfielder Raman Chibsah until 2016 with a sprained ankle.