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Gian Piero Gasperini has a striker shortage for Palermo and knows who to fear in Bologna. “Alessandro Diamanti is public enemy number one.”
Catania boss Rolando Maran warns his men must focus on Chievo, because being distracted by the upcoming Sicilian derby would be “a huge mistake.”
Cagliari Coach Ivo Pulga acknowledges that it’ll take “a perfect performance and some luck” to get the better of Inter.
The desperate Genoa derby is sure to provide drama tonight, while Inter welcome Cagliari and Fiorentina face Atalanta.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Walter Mazzarri criticised Napoli for squandering a 2-0 lead against Milan. “We threw away two points and there are regrets.”
Massimiliano Allegri is glad of the San Paolo point, but warns Milan “have to grow up. We still make far too many mistakes.”
Stephan El Shaarawy is Capocannoniere and his double snatched a point for Milan in Naples. “I dedicate the goals to Christian Abbiati.”
Napoli were gifted a 2-0 lead by defensive howlers, but Stephan El Shaarawy’s brace completed the comeback for a Milan draw at the San Paolo.
Juventus assistant manager Angelo Alessio feels his side “had everything except the goal” in their 0-0 draw against Lazio’s ‘catenaccio.’
Vladimir Petkovic sees Lazio having “passed the test” at the Juventus Stadium, although he wanted to see them be more attacking.
Lorenzo Insigne and Edinson Cavani try to make Milan’s season even worse tonight in Naples against a completely reshuffled defence and attack.
Juventus absolutely dominated their match with Lazio, but were denied by a stunning performance from goalkeeper Federico Marchetti for a point.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini reveals Egidio Arevalo Rios has a “personal reason” behind a potential January exit.
Inter have more injury concerns against Cagliari tomorrow, as there are reports Juan Jesus is not fit to start.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta won’t deny a January offer for Didier Drogba. “I won’t rule anything out.”
Vincenzo Montella has good news about Stevan Jovetic and feels Fiorentina are “fired up by the enthusiasm of the fans” against Atalanta.
Giovanni Stroppa concedes Pescara are in a difficult situation ahead of the relegation dogfight with Siena and loses Vladimir Weiss.
Paul Pogba stands in for Andrea Pirlo, while Miroslav Klose and Antonio Candreva are extra motivated as Lazio visit Juventus at 17.00 GMT.
Livorno beat Varese to go joint second, while Juve Stabia and Empoli won five-goal thrillers, but Modena were held.
Stefano Colantuono’s Atalanta are fresh from ending Inter’s winning streak and he hopes they can do the same to Fiorentina.
Francesco Guidolin hopes to see “the light at the end of the tunnel” for Udinese’s season when facing his former club Parma.
Roma midfielder Alessandro Florenzi reveals what it was like to experience the “dream come true” of making his senior Italy debut.
Gigi Del Neri is determined to help Genoa win the Derby della Lanterna against his former club. “Sampdoria are in the past now.”
Federico Marchetti is looking forward to facing Juventus today and hopes he “can convince” Cesare Prandelli too.
Andrea Stramaccioni tries to get Inter back on track against Cagliari and weighs in on the Antonio Cassano-Antonio Conte row.
Ciro Ferrara’s job is on the line after seven straight defeats and he admits tomorrow’s Genoa derby “can never be a game like the others.”
Mirko Vucinic has been ruled out of today’s Juventus-Lazio clash after coming down with the flu.
Walter Samuel, Andrea Ranocchia and Philippe Coutinho are back in the Inter squad to take on Cagliari tomorrow afternoon.
Inter are planning a January swoop for Mauricio Pinilla, as they seek an understudy for Diego Milito.
Fiorentina’s search for a striker has taken them across the ocean, as it’s reported they have their eye on American Jozy Altidore.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi confirmed he likes Mario Balotelli “a lot,” fuelling more reports of a January offer for the Manchester City enigma.
Cesare Prandelli sees Fiorentina as the main title challengers to Juventus, but warns the Antonio Conte-Antonio Cassano spat shows the “stress” of Serie A.
Having been turned down by Stevan Jovetic, it’s now reported that Chelsea are eyeing his Fiorentina teammate Adem Ljajic.
Inter director of sport Piero Ausilio has confirmed rumours they are tracking Sebastian Jung and Pescara’s Juan Fernando Quintero.

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