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Gennaro Gattuso’s hard-nosed personality and motivation have brushed off on Franck Kessie, the driving force of Milan, writes Matthew Santangelo.
The recent victory against Bologna halted a four-game winless run, but Nick Valerio warns the problems run far deeper.  
The last-gasp victory over Lazio was thrilling, but unless Genoa start delivering consistently in attack, Richard Hall warns it might remain a one-off.
If Juventus pip Napoli to the title, the finger will be pointed at their inability to bring in much-needed cover during the January window, warns Jack Stevens.
While Napoli and Juventus steamroller everything in their path, the chasing pack need to freshen up their tactical ideas, writes Susy Campanale.
The Beneamata’s lack of character against Crotone means that both the club and Luciano Spalletti are running out of time, writes Vilizar Yakimov.
Will we see another miracle escape, or are some unexpected big names being dragged into the relegation dogfight? Ramez Nathan analyses the situation.
Battling an identity crisis all year, Gennaro Gattuso and his Milan must show who they truly are, writes Matthew Santangelo.
As Pepito turns 31, a catalogue of Injury has led to his last chance saloon in Genoa writes Jack Stevens.
The Bianconeri aren't great to watch, but Emmet Gates wonders if they actually care.
Azeglio Vicini passed away as one of Italy's greatest-ever Coaches. Giancarlo Rinaldi pays tribute to the 84-year-old, who led the Azzurri through the magic of the 1990 World Cup.
Maybe Pazza Inter is a more accurate description than previously thought, as Richard Hall uses sports psychology on a repeating pattern of behaviour.
Video assistant referee technology would always have teething problems in Italy, admits Giancarlo Rinaldi, but let's look at the big picture.
After the 2-1 triumph against Lazio, Nick Valerio examines whether Milan can build on the win or continue to be hit and miss. 
It was drab, uninspired and enlivened only by two moments of Chievo madness, but Adam Digby and Juventus will gladly take the points.
Pietro Pellegri’s decision to choose Monaco over Juventus was the best fit for his present and future, argues Matthew Santangelo.
Lazio are proof that austerity measures, smart transfer business and an inspired Coach can out-perform big-spending rivals, writes Emmet Gates.
Edin Dzeko’s late equaliser against Sampdoria only reiterated how much Roma need the Chelsea target, writes Vilizar Yakimov.

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