NEWS

Former Inter Coach Andrea Stramaccioni believes the Nerazzurri will fight for the Scudetto this season.
Roma defender Kostas Manolas believes the draw with Barcelona was ‘an important step’ for the club.
Philippe Mexes is once again left out, as Sinisa Mihajlovic names his Milan squad for the visit of Palermo.
Juventus striker Alvaro Morata declares ‘I can’t think about myself in another team’ amidst Real Madrid rumours.
Maurizio Sarri’s agent insists the Napoli Coach’s approach is ‘bearing fruit’.
Lucas Biglia will return to Lazio training at the beginning of next week, the club has confirmed.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho wants to represent Italy at the European Championships, according to his agent.
Jose Callejon sees an ‘important week’ for Napoli as they face Lazio, Carpi and then Juventus.
Croatia have lost an appeal against a one-point deduction for a swastika on the pitch against Italy.
Coach Beppe Iachini admits Palermo must play a ‘perfect game’ against Milan on Saturday.
Davide Santon admits he ‘had a lot of offers’ to leave Inter this summer, but always intended to stay.
Sampdoria striker Eder says he never ‘pushed’ to be allowed to join Inter.
Roberto Soriano insists ‘my preference was always to stay at Sampdoria’, despite a deal with Napoli.
Lorenzo De Silvestri is aiming to get back into the Italy squad, after signing his new Sampdoria contract.
Sampdoria have confirmed contract renewals for Eder, Roberto Soriano and Lorenzo De Silvestri.
Alvaro Morata says Juventus ‘can beat anyone’ if they play to the best of their abilities.
Nigel De Jong believes Milan ‘can do well this season’ and discusses competition in the squad.
Riccardo Montolivo believes Milan’s clash with Palermo is ‘more important’ than last week’s Derby - ‘we need points’.
Milan ‘deserve the points they have’ according to Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic, who confirms the same team that started against Inter will face Palermo tomorrow.
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says injuries aren’t an excuse and that ‘we must take our chances better.’
Stevan Jovetic praises Inter’s good start to Serie A but says: ‘The top objective is to finish third.’
Alex Telles says he will ‘develop a lot at Inter’ and is happy to be ‘part of a great team.’
The Ultras of Roma’s Curva Sud have called for an empty stadium protest on Sunday against Sassuolo.
Javier Zanetti says ‘this team can have a great future’ and that they aim to be at the top ‘right up to the end of the season.’
Former Juventus player Alessio Tacchinardi warns their doubters: ‘Never take the Bianconeri for dead.’
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini says ‘there are better teams than us’ in Serie A and expects a tough challenge from Chievo.
Felipe Melo says he ‘adds fighting spirit’ to the Inter team and reflects on their Milan derby win.
Massimo Ferrero ‘didn’t like Paulo Sousa after three minutes’ of his Sampdoria interview, and gives Walter Zenga his backing.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says Eder and Roberto Soriano will sign new contracts today.
Inter director general Marco Fassone reportedly faces the exit door as Erick Thohir plans a reshuffle of the Inter hierarchy.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Coach Urs Fischer is sure “Basel deserved to win” against 10-man Fiorentina in the Europa League.
Paulo Sousa warned Fiorentina “are a better team than this” after a 2-1 defeat to his old club Basel.
Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle was more worried by injuries than the 2-1 Europa League defeat to Basel.
Nikola Kalinic insists he can’t remember if he handled for a goal in Fiorentina’s 2-1 Europa League defeat to Basel.