NEWS

Giacomo Bonaventura has enthused at his call-up to Italy and reflected on early life at a Milan he still believes can improve.
Italy have held a first training session in view of Euro 2016 qualifiers this month and have early fitness doubts over Marco Verratti.
Andrea Stramaccioni admits he does hope to one day return to Inter, and says he wouldn’t have ever left if it had been down to Massimo Moratti.
Former Serie A referee Paolo Casarin believes Juventus-Roma broke down as a result of Gianluca Rocchi’s decision on Douglas Maicon’s handball.
Arturo Vidal was reportedly dropped from Juventus’ starting line-up against Roma for disciplinary reasons.
After defeat to Fiorentina, Piero Ausilio comments that ‘this is not Inter’, but Erick Thohir is reportedly having a first reflection on Walter Mazzarri.
Tata Martino has reiterated that calling up Juventus forward Carlos Tevez to the Argentina national squad is ‘only a matter of time’.
Maurizio Zamparini reiterates that his intention is to keep Beppe Iachini at Palermo, but he admits a planned meeting ‘is essential’ to moving forward.
Beppe Marotta has called Francesco Totti’s post-Juventus-Roma assessment ‘unacceptable’, as he looks for a balanced reflection on yesterday.
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Coach Giampiero Ventura said Torino “lost our nerve” and their lead against Napoli.
Rafa Benitez praised Lorenzo Insigne’s work-rate after Napoli beat Torino 2-1, but was “perplexed” by criticism.
Walter Mazzarri insists he has “a clear idea of what our problems are” after Inter’s second consecutive Serie A defeat.
Vincenzo Montella said Fiorentina put in “the perfect performance right when we needed it” to beat Inter 3-0.
Juan Cuadrado celebrated Fiorentina’s 3-0 hammering of Inter and commented on his contract negotiations.
Lorenzo Insigne explains why he burst into tears after scoring in Napoli’s 2-1 win over Torino. “I feel free.”
Fiorentina crushed Inter 3-0, but Lorenzo Insigne ended his goal drought as Napoli came back to beat Torino 2-1.
Gigi Buffon said “there is no longer a gap” between Juventus and Roma despite today’s 3-2 result.
Roma director Walter Sabatini insists “all the Juventus goals were clearly invalid” in a 3-2 defeat.
Francesco Totti was furious after Roma lost 3-2 to Juventus, noting “by hook or by crook they always win.”
Max Allegri said Juventus-Roma was “a very intense game and the victory was deserved, but it doesn’t mean we’re clearly superior.”
Douglas Maicon felt his handling offence should not have been a penalty in Juventus 3-2 Roma.
Rudi Garcia criticised the referee, but ultimately confessed Roma “lost through our own fault” against Juventus.
Leonardo Bonucci said today’s 3-2 victory over Roma “proved once more Juventus are the best team in Italy.”
Leonardo Bonucci’s stunning volley saw Juventus beat Roma 3-2 in a Scudetto battle royal with two red cards, three penalties and controversy.
Mauro Icardi and Daniel Osvaldo lead the way as Inter visit Fiorentina with Juan Cuadrado and Khouma Babacar.
Napoli are eager to win over the home fans and host Fabio Quagliarella’s unpredictable Torino.
Roberto Donadoni warned Parma “need to roll our sleeves up” after a last-gasp defeat to 10-man Genoa.
Eusebio Di Francesco was again left to rue Sassuolo errors in their 3-2 defeat to Lazio.
Carlos Tevez said “you can tell” Juventus and Roma are fighting for the Scudetto by their fiery first half.
Stefano Pioli praised Lazio’s “character” after a thrilling 3-2 victory over Sassuolo.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said “nobody expected” Sampdoria to be third in Serie A after a hard-fought win over Atalanta.
Andrea Stramaccioni accused Cesena of “diving” to earn a crucial penalty against Udinese.
Beppe Marotta is glad to have Andrea Pirlo back and explains why Juan Iturbe went to Roma rather than Juventus.
Roma director Walter Sabatini reveals he “had negotiations” with Andrea Pirlo and Francesco Totti has "football immortality."

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