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Napoli have confirmed that Elseid Hysaj has undergone tests to reveal a “distraction” of the “collateral ligament”, sustaining the injury against Cagliari.
Stefano Pioli doesn’t know where Milan would be today if he had started the season with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but believes they’ve found their shape against Torino.
Gennaro Gattuso confessed to mistakes he has made with Napoli, dropped Allan for “walking around during training” and made a pledge to Mexico for Hirving Lozano ahead of the trip to Cagliari.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri insists “it’s motivating to be in a title race to the very end” with Inter and Lazio, so Brescia cannot be taken for granted, as he replies to Jurgen Klopp's suggestion.
Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini joined the debate over VAR, claiming the technology “has totally failed and ended up creating even more doubts than before.”
Rodrigo Bentancur shrugs off criticism of Juventus ahead of Sunday’s game with Brescia. “The team is in very good shape and on the right track.”
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has pledged to “help the team” and said February will be an “important month” for Roma ahead of the big match in Bergamo.
Gigi Buffon praised Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as the Juventus veteran isn’t the only one “making the difference” at a certain age.
Maurizio Sarri concedes “Juventus growth has stalled a little in the last three weeks and we concede avoidable goals,” but saw positives from the Coppa Italia draw with Milan.
Stefano Pioli was “very proud” of Milan after their 1-1 Coppa Italia semi-final draw with Juventus, but wasn’t convinced by the decisive penalty.
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