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Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Real Madrid have reportedly begun negotiations with former Chelsea and Italy Coach Antonio Conte, claim Sportitalia and the Corriere dello Sport.
Alessio Romagnoli goes into his first Milan Derby as captain and believes Gonzalo Higuain will be decisive even with “half a chance.”
Umberto Gandini explains why he left Roma and is open to a new role within the FIGC. “I’m one of the few Italian directors with knowledge of international football.”
Dejan Stankovic is expecting “a fantastic Derby della Madonnina” between rivals Inter and Milan, trying not to look towards Barcelona.
Faustino Asprilla assures Napoli that Colombia international David Ospina “is an experienced and reliable goalkeeper.”
RB Salzburg right-back Stefan Lainer hinted his move to Lazio could be back on in January. “We’ll see what happens over the next few months.”
Daniele Rugani’s agent confirms “Chelsea made a very strong push to negotiate, but he never asked to leave Juventus.”
Antonio Candreva felt “a sense of liberation” after Inter qualified for the Champions League, ending “years of exile.”
Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly is “currently the best defender in the world, better even than Sergio Ramos,” said Guglielmo Stendardo.
Lucas Paqueta will reportedly fly straight to Italy after his final Flamengo match and spend a month acclimatising to new club Milan.
Inter are reportedly ready to meet Brescia’s €25m asking price for teenage midfielder Sandro Tonali, the ‘New Andrea Pirlo.’
Davide Astori spent most of his career between Fiorentina and Cagliari, so when they face off this weekend there will be a joint commemoration.
Udinese striker Kevin Lasagna “almost didn’t believe it” when making his Italy debut against Poland, but reveals his parents missed it.
Cagliari midfielder Nicolò Barella is “proud” to be of interest to so many top clubs after his senior Italy debut. “I never hold back in a tackle.”
Santos are reportedly trying to offer Inter players such as Bruno Henrique and Eduardo Sasha in part-exchange for Gabriel Barbosa.
Lorenzo Pellegrini discussed his new role, that goal in the Derby della Capitale and the “pressure of being Roman and playing for Roma.”
Italy’s Under-21 side will host their English counterparts at SPAL’s Stadio Mazza in Ferrara for a friendly on November 15.
Torino midfielder Soualiho Meite assures ‘I don’t care about speculation’ linking him with Inter and Milan.
James Pallotta hit back at Radja Nainggolan, claiming ‘I work on Roma every day’, but confessed he ‘loved’ the Inter midfielder.
An intermediary insists talk of Milan sending Tiemoue Bakayoko back to Chelsea is ‘completely unfounded’ as the Rossoneri ‘believe’ in the midfielder.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini claims ‘we have to encourage more football players to study and increase the number with university degrees.’
Jose Callejon’s agent confesses he ‘doesn’t know what will happen’ with the Napoli winger, who has yet to be approached over a new contract.
Domenico Criscito admits Genoa need ‘half a miracle’ to beat Juventus but believes Krzysztof Piatek is already ‘a great champion’.
Football Italia is excited to unveil the inaugural Football Italia podcast, Episode One, brought to you by Livio Caferoglu, Anthony Guacci and Joe Del Grosso.
Silvio Berlusconi’s brother was ‘stunned’ by Li Yonghong’s failed ownership of Milan, claiming the businessman ‘lost €500m’ from his takeover.
Flamengo’s general manager has confirmed that ‘we’ve signed a contract with Milan’ for Lucas Paqueta.
Nicolo Barella’s father says while the midfielder is ‘only focused’ on Cagliari, he is ‘not clear’ on what his future holds.
Milan captain Alessio Romagnoli is still full of respect for Leonardo Bonucci - “everyone would want him in their team”.
West Ham United are reportedly interested in Roma striker Edin Dzeko, whose contract expires in 2020.
Roma will be without Diego Perotti for around three weeks, while Rick Karsdorp has also picked up an injury.
Inter owners Suning Group have invested close to €500m in the club in the past two years, accounts reveal.
Italy’s friendly against the United States next month will be played at Genk’s Luminus Arena.
Former Milan owner Yonghong Li has reportedly had his passport revoked by Chinese authorities, after running up too many debts.
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala will be evaluated, after picking up a knee injury while on international duty with Argentina.