Second-placed Lazio have to end their terrible away record and Atalanta’s excellent home form if they want to stay near the top.
Juventus are still struggling to find consistency and this evening visit on-form Sassuolo, including Domenico Berardi.
Milan must prove their crisis is over and welcome giant-killers Chievo, with familiar face Alberto Paloschi, to San Siro.
Fiorentina need a result away to winless Hellas Verona to stop the sudden slide in form and start Giuseppe Rossi.
Roma need a victory to remain sole leaders in Serie A and must do without Mohamed Salah against Udinese.
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‘Moratti can’t handle minor role’
Former Inter director Ernesto Paolillo says that Massimo Moratti could sell his shares because ‘he’s used to being on the frontline.’
Official: Donadoni appointed at Bologna
Bologna have officially appointed former Italy CT Roberto Donadoni as the club’s new Coach.
Berlusconi has a dig at Milan
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has a gibe at the team: “If I have time, I’ll go out on the pitch and play tonight.”
Oikonomou out for a month
Bologna defender Marios Oikonomou will be out of action for three to four weeks with a thigh strain.
Rossi: 'No inkling I'd be sacked'
Delio Rossi “had no inkling” he was about to be fired by Bologna after a defeat to Inter. “I’m 100 per cent convinced they’ll stay up.”
Soriano: ‘We respect Empoli’
Sampdoria’s Roberto Soriano says they ‘respect’ Empoli ahead of their Serie A meeting on Thursday evening.
Bertolacci set for Milan start?
Andrea Bertolacci looks set to regain a starting place for Milan against Chievo and Gianluigi Donnarumma should retain his spot.
Inter target PSG duo?
Inter are reportedly considering Paris Saint-Germain duo Gregory van der Wiel and Adrien Rabiot as January targets.
Napoli to rest Insigne
Napoli are unlikely to risk Lorenzo Insigne when Palermo visit San Paolo tonight.
Candela: ‘Roma for the Scudetto!’
Former Roma defender Vincent Candela believes ‘it would be a disappointment’ for the Giallorossi not to win the Scudetto this season.
Cuadrado to return for Juventus?
Juan Cuadrado looks set to return to the Juventus starting line-up, as Max Allegri reverts to a 3-5-2.
Giampaolo: ‘Saponara needs no words’
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo says star midfielder Riccardo Saponara ‘needs no words’ ahead of their clash with Sampdoria.
Milan to loan out Mauri?
Jose Mauri could be set for a January loan, as he struggles to find playing time at Milan.
Official: Roma appoint Colette
Roma President James Pallotta introduces new chief marketing officer Laurent Colette: “We strive to be one of the most successful clubs in the world.”
Official: Bologna sack Rossi
Bologna have officially confirmed that Coach Delio Rossi has been relieved of his duties.
January exit for Nocerino?
Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino will reportedly leave the club in January, with Sampdoria and Bologna linked.
Zenga: ‘Samp need consistency’
Sampdoria Coach Walter Zenga admits his side “need consistency in results and performances.”
Milan stick with 4-3-3?
Milan look set to stick with a 4-3-3 against Chievo, as Sinisa Mihajlovic has a lack of strikers.
Zuniga to be disciplined by Napoli
Juan Camilo Zuniga is facing disciplinary action, after criticising Napoli in an interview.
‘Rossi doesn’t deserve sack’
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo offers support to his Bologna counterpart Delio Rossi - “the sacking comes at the wrong time.”
Agent: ‘Insigne needs protection’
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says the Napoli man must be “protected” from tough tackles on his knee.
Rossi misses Bologna training
Delio Rossi will not take Bologna training this afternoon, indicating his sacking is imminent.
Blatter: ‘Russia won’t lose World Cup’
Sepp Blatter assures Russia will not be stripped of the 2018 World Cup, calling England “bad losers.”
‘Platini started FIFA scandal’
FIFA President Sepp Blatter accuses UEFA’s Michel Platini of a “personal attack” on him.
Agent: ‘Verratti worth €100m’
Marco Verratti’s agent believes his client is worth €100m, like Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.
Zuniga: ‘Sarri not allowed to play me’
Camilo Zuniga hits out at Napoli after being frozen-out - “it’s a choice by the club and not the Coach.”
Report: Genoa deal done
It’s reported Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has sold around 50 per cent of the club to Giovanni Calabrò.
Deschamps: ‘No Juventus regrets’
France CT Didier Deschamps insists he has “no regrets” over his time at Juventus, but doesn’t rule out returning one day.
‘FIFA won’t consider Platini’
FIFA’s ad-hoc Electoral Committee confirms it will not consider Michel Platini’s candidacy while he’s banned.
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