‘City-Roma a delicate challenge’
Edin Dzeko is looking forward to facing Roma and warns that for both them and Manchester City, this week will be a ‘delicate challenge’.
Totti-Gervinho-Florenzi vs. City
Roma will face Manchester City with an attacking trio of Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Alessandro Florenzi, with Juan Iturbe on the bench.
Agent: Early to compare Manolas
Kostas Manolas’ agent says it is too early to compare his start at Roma to the likes of Mehdi Benatia or Aldair.
Buffon set for 2017 deal
Juventus and Gianluigi Buffon are reported as close to agreeing a new contract together through to June 2017.
Juve eye Tevez renewal
Juventus are apparently planning to put in front of Carlos Tevez a proposed new contract at the club until June 2018.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Zamparini slams Abel Hernandez
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini blasted Abel Hernandez for his move to Hull City. “He’ll never achieve his aims.”
Miha: 'Samp deservedly third'
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria are “deservedly third” in Serie A after beating Genoa 1-0 in the Derby della Lanterna.
Gasp: 'Samp goal disallowed'
Gian Piero Gasperini insisted Sampdoria’s winning goal in the Genoa Derby “should’ve been disallowed.”
Gabbiadini: 'Such strong emotion'
Manolo Gabbiadini confessed to “such a strong emotion” scoring Sampdoria’s winner in the Derby della Lanterna.
Samp take Genoa Derby spoils
Manolo Gabbiadini’s free kick whistled past everyone to give Sampdoria victory over rivals Genoa in the Derby della Lanterna.
Berlusconi: 'San Siro not enough'
Milan CEO Barbara Berlusconi confirmed “San Siro isn’t enough anymore” and her club wants to build a new stadium.
Serie B: Catania defeat Pescara
Catania boosted their status with a 2-1 victory over rock bottom Pescara this evening.
Pioli 'incredulous' at Lazio results
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli is “incredulous” when he sees his team bottom of the table and expects a result at Palermo.
Mancini up for PSG job?
Roberto Mancini is being linked with the Paris Saint-Germain bench if Laurent Blanc is sacked.
It’s the Derby della Lanterna tonight with Gian Piero Gasperini and Sinisa Mihajlovic picking all-attack teams.
Empoli 'want our first win'
Empoli assistant manager Francesco Calzona stood in for the suspended Maurizio Sarri against Chievo. “We want our first win.”
Corini: 'Chievo on right track'
Eugenio Corini believes Chievo “are on the right track” after their first draw of the season against Empoli.
Ventura: 'Padelli needed time away'
Giampiero Ventura has regrets over Torino’s 1-1 draw with Fiorentina and explains his Daniele Padelli decision.
Bisoli: 'Cesena tough to beat'
Pierpaolo Bisoli warned Cesena “will be tough to beat” this season after taking points off Milan in a 1-1 draw.
Montella: 'Fiorentina dominated'
Vincenzo Montella said Fiorentina “controlled from start to finish” and slammed Torino’s defensive approach.
Mazzarri: 'I take Inter blame'
Walter Mazzarri insists the 4-1 defeat to Cagliari was mainly down to his failure to rotate the Inter squad. “I take the blame.”
Zeman: 'I knew Cagliari could play'
Zdenek Zeman was not surprised by Cagliari’s 4-1 win over Inter. “I was always convinced this team could play football.”
Inzaghi: 'Milan wasted chances'
Pippo Inzaghi was left to rue Milan’s missed opportunities in a draw with Cesena, but “I cannot complain about the team.”
Wk5: Inter collapse, Milan cling on
Cagliari took a shock 4-1 victory over 10-man Inter at San Siro, but Milan were held by Cesena and Torino stalled Fiorentina.
Di Francesco: 'Sassuolo deserved draw'
Eusebio Di Francesco insists Sassuolo deserved at least a point against Napoli, as “the result is unfair.”
Benitez: 'A team victory'
Rafa Benitez said Napoli’s 1-0 success at Sassuolo was “a victory for the team that rewarded our mentality.”
Tassotti explains Milan system
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti explained the change of system against Cesena was to suit Fernando Torres and Jeremy Menez.
Fiorentina are in a genuine injury crisis, so look to Khouma Babacar, Josip Ilicic and Micah Richards at Torino.
Napoli scrape win at Sassuolo
Jose Callejon proved enough for Napoli to beat Sassuolo 1-0, but they had to thank the woodwork late on.
Milan transform again with a whole new system to support Fernando Torres with three creative players in Cesena.
Daniel Osvaldo and Rodrigo Palacio lead the way for Inter against Zdenek Zeman’s struggling Cagliari at San Siro.
Batistuta reassures Fiorentina
Gabriel Batistuta reassured Fiorentina fans that results will improve. “The season has only just started.”
Iturbe back for Man City-Roma
Roma named their squad for the Champions League trip to Manchester City, including Juan Manuel Iturbe.
Kuipers for Man City-Roma
Bjorn Kuipers has been assigned as the referee for the Manchester City-Roma Champions League tie.
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