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Pasquale Marino has begged Genoa fans to “stand by us during this difficult time” ahead of his home debut against Udinese.
Bone up on all today’s Serie A games, including Juventus-Cagliari, Lazio-Atalanta and of course the massive Milan-Inter showdown.
Adriano Galliani praised rivals Inter ahead of tonight’s huge Milan derby and said Massimiliano Allegri “deserved his contract renewal.”
Roberto Donadoni is ready for his debut on the Parma bench in a relegation dogfight with Siena. “I can’t wait!”
Davide Ballardini tells Cagliari they don’t just have to battle Juventus this afternoon, but also the fiery atmosphere in Turin.
Delio Rossi believes Fiorentina can “begin a whole new season” if they manage to beat Lecce this afternoon.
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Vincenzo Montella congratulated Catania on their performance, but warned they “can certainly do better when finishing.”
Luis Enrique insists it was “the right thing to do for the players and the fans” when suspending tonight’s Catania-Roma match.
Catania-Roma has been suspended after 65 minutes due to a waterlogged pitch with the result at 1-1.
There are reports in the French media that Paris Saint-Germain have made a formal offer for Inter’s Douglas Maicon.
Francesco Totti, Erik Lamela and Bojan Krkic lead the way with a fit-again Daniele De Rossi against Catania tonight.
It is reported that Peruvian teenage talent Andy Polo will complete his transfer to Genoa on Sunday for $1.5m.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi reveals why Alexandre Pato stayed. “It was my decision, as I was not convinced by the whole operation.”
Former Serie A and international referee Angelo Amendolia has died at the age of 60.
Sampdoria have confirmed “it is perhaps the right time for us to separate” from Angelo Palombo.
Milan have bad news ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Inter, as Thiago Silva and Clarence Seedorf are major injury doubts.
Torino are back on top of the table, while Sampdoria finally got a crucial victory.
Francesco Guidolin tells Udinese to “watch out for the new Genoa” and tries not to think about the many absentees.
Edy Reja prepares for Atalanta and warns Lazio will only release Giuseppe Sculli “if we receive an adequate replacement.”
Marco Borriello has received his first call-up in the Juventus squad for Sunday’s game against Cagliari.
According to the latest reports, Juventus will continue talks for Martin Caceres next week to file down the €3m price gap.
Massimiliano Allegri sees the derby as a chance to end Inter’s Scudetto hopes, reveals what really happened with Alexandre Pato and proposes the trident attack.
Claudio Ranieri notes Inter “are in favourable form” going into the Milan derby on Sunday night, “but it’s always a game apart from the others.”
Lecce Coach Serse Cosmi has dropped Djamel Mesbah from tomorrow’s match with Fiorentina “because he is going to join Milan.”
Wesley Sneijder and Diego Forlan are back in the Inter squad for Sunday night’s huge Derby della Madonnina.
Argentine striker Paulo Dybala is “very happy” that his agents are ready to complete a transfer to Inter.
Italy legend Fabio Cannavaro and Parma’s Hernan Crespo have confirmed they’ll play in the new Indian Premier League.
Antonio Conte urges Juventus to ignore the Milan derby and focus on getting their result against Cagliari. “Nothing can be taken for granted.”
There are strong reports that Roma have agreed to sign Fluminense winger Marquinho on loan for the rest of the season.
Inter and PSG resume the chase for Carlos Tevez, but his agent confirms “conversations between Milan and Manchester City are not over yet.”
Palermo have officially sold Cesare Bovo to Genoa, while Siena, Novara and Cesena also completed transfers.
Get ready for all this weekend’s Serie A games, including Catania-Roma tonight, Juventus-Cagliari, Lazio-Atalanta and the huge Derby della Madonnina.
Edu Vargas admits he was “very upset” at making such a disappointing debut for Napoli. “My teammates told me not to worry.”
Manchester United’s Davide Petrucci is among the new faces in the Italy Under-21 squad called up by Ciro Ferrara.

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