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Federico Chiesa is making waves at Fiorentina, attracting interest from Serie A's biggest clubs, but Daryl Hammond warns he shouldn't be too hasty in moving on.
When only recently relishing the prospect of four Italians in the Champions League Round of 16, Giancarlo Rinaldi is left with a bitter taste from his half-empty glass.
Some will say the Nerazzurri blew their chance at Champions League qualification, but Richard Hall sees reason for optimism despite the present gloom.
Roma might sack Coach Eusebio Di Francesco to replace him with Antonio Conte, and Andrea Tallarita weighs up which option is best.
If there’s one thing Week 15 of Serie A proved, Gaby McKay writes, it’s that you have to play right up to the final whistle.
Liverpool are top of the Premier League but facing an early Champions League exit. How has this contradiction come to pass, and what does it mean for Napoli?
Roma revelation Nicolò Zaniolo may only be 19 years old, but Andrea Tallarita believes he's among Italy's greatest promises.
Marcelo Brozovic was the best player on the pitch in the Derby d’Italia, writes Gaby McKay, but, as ever, it was Mario Mandzukic who decided the big game.
Torino have so much potential and Walter Mazzarri is working hard to fully release it, explains Richard Hall.
With most people still referring back to Filippo Inzaghi’s playing days, Vilizar Yakimov takes a deeper look at Super Pippo’s coaching career so far.
The Rossoneri’s documented injury record threatened to derail their early-season hopes of top four, but Gennaro Gattuso and his squad have coped well, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Roma and Inter's 2-2 draw on Sunday was more than a regular game, argues Andrea Tallarita, it was a contest of football philosophies.
Unfortunate comments aside, Luciano Spalletti and Inter were always going to face the problem of getting the best out of Lautaro Martinez, writes Richard Hall.
Tonight's trip to Atalanta already has the feel of a must-win game for the Partenopei, writes Gaby McKay.
The grudge match between Fiorentina and Juventus runs deep, fuelled by decades of attrition and controversy, writes Anthony Barbagallo.
The Coach is under increasing pressure at Roma, and Billy Wilkinson fears there may be no way back.
The Nerazzurri lost the midfield battle against Tottenham Hotspur, notes Richard Hall.
Cristiano Ronaldo looks to have found himself another perfect partner at Juventus in Mario Mandzukic after the pair linked up to beat Valencia, writes Daryl Hammond.

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