NEWS

Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Andrea Mandorlini thanked Verona for backing him even after a dismal start to the season.
Juventus have gone into a training retreat until the Derby della Mole with Torino on Saturday.
Eusebio Di Francesco said Sassuolo “are now in history” after their first ever victory over Juventus.
Paulo Sousa was “happy with this important victory” as Fiorentina ended their losing streak away to Verona.
Maurizio Sarri shrugged off Napoli’s latest triumph, but told Lorenzo Insigne to apologise to his teammates for “lacking respect.”
Max Allegri was “very bitter” at the attitude of Juventus in their 1-0 defeat to Sassuolo. “The first half was disastrous.”
Gigi Buffon slammed Juventus after a 1-0 defeat at Sassuolo. “We can’t get it as wrong as we did tonight.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic hopes two consecutive victories can help Milan “shake off the fear we’ve been carrying from previous seasons.”
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia praised Roma’s ‘tactical’ performance in their 3-1 win over Udinese this evening.
Stefano Pioli admits Lazio “were unable to control the game” after fumbling a lead to lose 2-1 at Atalanta.
Sassuolo’s Franceseco Acerbi says it was ‘a deserved win’ against Juventus tonight at the Mapei Stadium.
A splendid Nicola Sansone free kick and Giorgio Chiellini’s early dismissal saw Juventus capitulate to Sassuolo.
Gonzalo Higuain praises ‘an important win’ against Palermo but says ‘it’s too early to tell’ if it’s a two-horse Scudetto race.
Roma beat Udinese 3-1 to stay top of Serie A, but 10-man Juventus fell to a shock defeat to Sassuolo in Week 10.
Former Barcelona President Joan Laporta says that Inter were’ willing to meet’ Lionel Messi’s buyout clause during his reign.
Juventus director Giuseppe Marotta says a contract renewal for Patrice Evra ‘depends more on him than us.’
Milan vice-President Adriano Galliani says a Champions League place is their objective and ‘we must have the courage to say so.’
Antonio Candreva says ‘every match is crucial’ for Lazio ahead of tonight’s clash with Atalanta.
Napoli aim to continue their unstoppable streak and take no chances with a full-strength side against Palermo.
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.
Follow the action from all EIGHT Serie A games, including Roma-Udinese, Napoli-Palermo, Sassuolo-Juventus, Milan-Chievo and Verona-Fiorentina.
Former Inter director Ernesto Paolillo says that Massimo Moratti could sell his shares because ‘he’s used to being on the frontline.’
Bologna have officially appointed former Italy CT Roberto Donadoni as the club’s new Coach.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has a gibe at the team: “If I have time, I’ll go out on the pitch and play tonight.”
Bologna defender Marios Oikonomou will be out of action for three to four weeks with a thigh strain.
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.”
Sampdoria’s Roberto Soriano says they ‘respect’ Empoli ahead of their Serie A meeting on Thursday evening.
Andrea Bertolacci looks set to regain a starting place for Milan against Chievo and Gianluigi Donnarumma should retain his spot.
Inter are reportedly considering Paris Saint-Germain duo Gregory van der Wiel and Adrien Rabiot as January targets.
Napoli are unlikely to risk Lorenzo Insigne when Palermo visit San Paolo tonight.