NEWS

Inter could be after Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, who is nearing the end of his contract.
Gianluca Zambrotta discusses his former team: 'Milan are finding their brilliance again, they can aim for third'.
Ciro Immobile finally ended his drought of no goals in ten games, scoring for Sevilla against Real Madrid.
Antonio Cassano exchanged words with Giuseppe Rossi during Sampdoria-Fiorentina: 'I'm happy for you, but I'm doing terrible'.
Walter Zenga is not very popular with supporters as they gathered to scream at President Massimo Ferrero: 'Throw him out!'
Roma President James Pallotta lashes back at the ultras: 'I was the one singing, where's the curva now?'
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Walter Zenga admits “Fiorentina played well and deserved to win, but Sampdoria gave away two goals.”
Paulo Sousa said Fiorentina’s Scudetto “is recognition, as we want to play happy and positive football in every match.”
Fiorentina director Daniele Pradè insists his team “plays total football, the kind I’d never seen before.”
Federico Bernardeschi assures Fiorentina “can win the Scudetto” after their 2-0 victory away to Sampdoria.
Initial X-Rays show Mohamed Salah has not fractured his ankle, but the Roma winger will have more tests tomorrow.
Fiorentina retained top spot by ending Sampdoria’s unbeaten home record with a comfortable 2-0 victory at Marassi.
Rolando Maran said Chievo’s 1-0 defeat to Palermo was “simply incredible” considering the way it developed.
Giampiero Ventura concedes “it’s evident we need to improve” after Torino’s defeat to Inter.
Marek Hamsik insists “Napoli dominated the game and Udinese were never dangerous” in their 1-0 victory.
Stefano Okaka, Alessio Cerci and Emanuele Giaccherini are in Italy’s squad for friendlies against Belgium and Romania.
Stefano Colantuono thought Udinese had “the right attitude” in their 1-0 defeat to Napoli.
Maurizio Sarri still won’t talk about the Scudetto, noting “my dream right now is third place” for Napoli.
Gonzalo Higuain admits “my objective is to win the title with Napoli and we hope it’s the right year” after beating Udinese.
Fiorentina need a victory to stay top of the table with Inter, but visit Sampdoria who are unbeaten at home with Capocannoniere Eder.
Gonzalo Higuain gave Napoli a surprisingly hard-fought 1-0 win over Udinese, their sixth win in seven Serie A rounds.
Gian Piero Gasperini feels Genoa “wasted a big opportunity” with their 2-2 draw away to Frosinone.
Roma's director general Mauro Baldissoni says the 2-0 win over Lazio is 'worth double': 'We left them behind, and defended the top'.
Roberto Stellone can’t help but think Frosinone “threw away two points” after drawing 2-2 with 10-man Genoa.
Geoffrey Kondogbia is 'satisfied' about Inter's 1-0 win against Torino: 'But I won't answer critics, I think about myself'.
Eusebio Di Francesco was “happy with the work-rate” of Sassuolo as they squeezed past Carpi 1-0.
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo admits the superiority of his rivals: 'Juventus played as a great team, without doing great things'.
Edin Dzeko believes Roma played better than Lazio: 'We could have scored more, while they only had one chance'.
Fabrizio Castori felt Carpi defeat to Sassuolo on his comeback was “an unfair result.”
Lazio defender Santiago Gentiletti isn't satisfied about the 2-0 defeat to Roma: 'We did not deserve to lose'.
Beppe Iachini insists “there’s always tension at Palermo” as a 1-0 victory over Chievo saved him from the sack.
Initial medical reports suggest Mohamed Salah suffered a serious ankle sprain in Roma's 2-0 win over Lazio.
Rudi Garcia praised Roma's defence after the 2-0 victory over Lazio: 'Everyone was very precise, they understood the game'.
Stefano Pioli says Roma's victory over Lazio comes down to an 'inexistent' penalty and 'their own mistake' on Gervinho.