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Roma goalkeeper Alisson is happy to be “playing consistently” and names his save on Saul Niguez as his most difficult.
Leonardo Bonucci was pleased with “three good points” for Milan against Spal but “we’ve done nothing yet”.
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly would prefer the Scudetto to the Champions League but “it’s too early to talk about it”.
The referees for Serie A Week 6 have been announced, with Piero Giacomelli assigned the Derby della Mole between Juventus and Torino on Saturday.
Lucas Lima’s agent claims Inter and Roma both want the Santos midfielder but face competition from Barcelona and Manchester United.
Milan have confirmed that midfielder Riccardo Montolivo has sustained a thigh injury.
Napoli, Juventus and Inter are all reportedly ready to launch a transfer tug-of-war for Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani in January.
Jorginho believes Napoli’s brand of “simple” football and their ability to “move the ball quickly” makes it “easy” for them to score.
Former Juventus star Carlos Tevez claims “not even 50 years will be enough for Chinese football to reach the heights of European football.”
Andrea Stramaccioni reportedly risks the sack at Sparta Prague after a poor start to the season.
Senad Lulic insists Lazio’s 4-1 defeat to Napoli on Wednesday was “misleading” as “it would’ve been different if we played the whole game with our starters.”
Genoa will reportedly replace Coach Ivan Juric with Massimo Oddo if they fail to beat Bologna on September 30.
Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta admits “if Paulo Dybala wants to leave, it’ll be impossible to keep him.”
Juan Cuadrado says he is “happy” to have stayed at Juventus and vows Gonzalo Higuain “will bounce back and score a lot of goals.”
Milan full-back Ignazio Abate admits he thought about retiring after his eye injury and urges young players to look up to “exemplary” Gabriel Paletta.
Shakhtar Donetsk captain and Napoli rival Darijo Srna has reportedly failed a drug test.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Stefano Pioli insists “a draw would’ve been a fair reward” for 10-man Fiorentina’s performance after a 1-0 defeat to Juventus.
Vincenzo Montella discussed the Milan tactics, penalty takers and “a positive start to the season” after their 2-0 win over SPAL.
Dries Mertens described what he was thinking as he scored a positively ridiculous goal for Napoli to beat Lazio. “I said to myself: go for it!”
Simone Inzaghi believes Lazio would not have lost 4-1 to Napoli without the costly defensive injuries and “we’ll have trouble going forward too.”
Maurizio Sarri wants Dries Mertens to be “an animal starving for goals” after Napoli fought back to beat unlucky Lazio 4-1.
Massimiliano Allegri focused on the “important victory and clean sheet” after Juventus beat Fiorentina, but sees an open Scudetto race.
A disciplined Fiorentina display nonetheless saw them lose to Juventus, but how did Football Italia rate the Viola?
Juventus maintained their perfect start to the season with a win over Fiorentina, and Football Italia rates the Bianconeri.
Verona stopped the slide with a point and a clean sheet, as they successfully neutralised the Sampdoria attack thanks to two Antonio Caracciolo goal-line clearances.
Torino scraped a thrilling 3-2 victory away to Udinese thanks to Adem Ljajic, but there was awful defending from both sides.
Genoa are still looking for their first win of the season, as Perparim Hetemaj wiped out a Diego Laxalt opener.
Alessandro Matri saw one penalty parried, but converted the second as Sassuolo sink his former club Cagliari at the Sardegna Arena.
Atalanta tore Crotone to pieces in Bergamo with a 5-1 victory – and it could’ve been more – but Marco Tumminello got the first Calabrese goal of the season.
Penalties from Ricardo Rodriguez and Franck Kessie allowed Milan to send SPAL towards a third straight defeat.
Mario Mandzukic’s header proved enough to get the better of 10-man Fiorentina, but Juventus looked far from impressive.
Stefan de Vrij had given Lazio the lead, but injuries took their toll and Napoli turned it around to win 4-1, including an incredible Dries Mertens strike.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s nine Serie A games, including Benevento-Roma, Lazio-Napoli, Juventus-Fiorentina and Milan-SPAL.
Eusebio Di Francesco was impressed with Roma’s squad rotation as they crushed Benevento 4-0 and discussed Edin Dzeko’s frustration.