NEWS

Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli insists he has “great support” from the club, despite a difficult start to the season.
Roberto Mancini praises Verona’s great “character” as Inter prepare to face them tomorrow.
Coach Roberto Mancini says Inter must always aim for the top, but admits “we’re not perfect”.
Roberto Mancini warns “nothing changes” for Inter, despite a perfect start to the Serie A season.
Marek Hamsik is in the Napoli squad to face Carpi, despite injury concerns.
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini admits Inter will be “difficult” but “we’re not beaten before we start”.
Juventus could revert to a 4-3-1-2 for the visit of Frosinone, with Simone Zaza starting in attack.
Sampdoria Coach Walter Zenga warns “we’re facing one of the strongest teams” in Roma.
Legendary ex-Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson reveals he rejected an offer from Inter.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri warns against complacency when facing Carpi - “this is not an easy match”.
Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa says Giuseppe Rossi is ‘a phenomenon’ but is still ‘in the process of rehabilitation.’
Verona have announced that last season’s capocannoniere Luca Toni will be out for eight weeks with a knee injury.
Massimiliano Allegri says Juventus’ ‘first aim of the season is reaching the Champions League knockout stages’ and discusses injuries.
Cesare Prandelli praises ‘first-rate’ Italian Coaches and backs Inter to compete for the Scudetto with Roma and Juventus.
Free agent Francesco Lodi has reportedly signed a contract with Udinese and should be confirmed shortly.
Roberto Mancini deserves credit for building a tough and quality Inter side, according to Giovanni Trapattoni.
Giovanni Trapattoni ‘hasn’t been surprised by Inter’ and thinks they will challenge Roma and Juventus for the title.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito is reportedly considering former Roma star Vincenzo Montella to replace Coach Stefano Pioli if results don’t improve.
Former Italy international Dino Zoff believes ‘Inter can challenge for the Scudetto’ this season.
Empoli’s Riccardo Saponara ‘regrets’ the way he left Milan, saying: ‘I needed time and I needed to play.’
Empoli’s Riccardo Saponara says ‘it would’ve been hard to refuse Napoli’ and that he feels ‘ready for the Azzurri.’
Torino are reportedly set to offer full-back Bruno Peres a new contract to extend his deal until 2019.
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Alessandro Del Piero has spoken of his “respect” for Roma captain Francesco Totti.
Leonardo sees Roma as Scudetto favourites, but Inter and Milan have given ‘important signals’.
Javier Zanetti maintains Inter’s target this season is Europe “but if something more comes we’ll be happy”.
Javier Zanetti calls Francesco Totti “a great champion” after the Roma captain’s 300th goal this weekend.
Palermo striker Uros Djurdjevic suffered a broken ankle in the weekend defeat to Milan.
Lazio are not expecting Miroslav Klose and Stefan De Vrij to be fit until after October’s international break.
Vice-President Javier Zanetti says Inter are “happy with what we’re doing” but “there’s a long way to go”.
It’s reported FIFA have blocked Brazilian striker Bruno Gomes’ proposed move to Genoa.
Alessandro Florenzi calls on Roma to “identity the mistakes and eradicate them” after the Sassuolo draw.
Kalidou Koulibaly’s agent says Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri “realised he could trust” the defender.
Nigel De Jong believes Milan are “on the right track” but expects a tough test against Udinese.
Juventus will be without Mario Mandzukic for three weeks, after the striker picked up a thigh injury.