NEWS

Lazio change system with Ciro Immobile and Keita Balde Diao amid an injury crisis as they visit Duvan Zapata’s hard to beat Udinese.
Pescara wasted several good chances and were caught out by two late Chievo counter-attacks at the Stadio Adriatico.
It is reported that Antonio Conte wants to recall Milan’s Mario Pasalic back to Chelsea in January.
Follow the action from today’s Serie A games as Pescara host Chievo and Lazio pay a tricky visit to Udinese.
Crotone boss Davide Nicola says his side are chasing a dream as they prepare to face Cagliari.
Napoli’s Allan says the club have now moved on from Gonzalo Higuain’s departure to Juventus.
Bad news for Cagliari, as trequartista Joao Pedro is set for a lengthy lay-off after fracturing his fibula.
Cesare Prandelli is officially the new Coach of Valencia, signing a contract to June 2018.
Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello can only “hope Juventus do snub this game, even if I doubt they will.”
Roberto Donadoni wants to see desire and intensity from his Bologna players when they face Genoa on Sunday.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini claims tomorrow’s opponents Napoli “play the best football in Italy.”
Milan have named a 24-man squad ahead of Sunday afternoon’s Serie A meeting with Sassuolo.
Eusebio Di Francesco said Sassuolo “can’t be unhappy” at fatigue against Milan, because they qualified for the Europa League instead.
High-flying Chievo face a potentially dangerous trip to Pescara, were even the biggest clubs have so far struggled.
Raul Albiol is out of Napoli’s trip to Atalanta tomorrow, but Ivan Strinic returns and there could be some new faces.
Cittadella and Benevento keep on pulling surprises, while Giampaolo Pazzini inspired Verona to triumph at Trapani and Perugia shock Frosinone.
Fiorentina boss Paulo Sousa believes Torino “will fight to the end for Europe, as they have the perfect Coach and a lot of quality.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic wants a “final exam” from Torino against Fiorentina to prove the victory over Roma was not a fluke.
Marco Verratti’s agent warns “it’s unlikely he’ll play his entire career at Paris Saint-Germain, as he’ll seek new adventures.”
Luciano Spalletti is “considering” 40-year-old Francesco Totti from the start when Roma host Inter tomorrow night.
Joao Mario is back to face Roma tomorrow evening, but Inter have again left out Marcelo Brozovic.
Luciano Spalletti feels for Frank de Boer and the endless criticism of the Italian sports media as Roma host Inter tomorrow.
Giampiero Ventura has called in Nicola Sansone, Domenico Criscito, Alessio Romagnoli and Matteo Darmian for Italy’s World Cup qualifiers with Spain and Macedonia.
Juventus named the squad travelling to Empoli for tomorrow’s lunchtime kick-off.
Frank de Boer expects Inter to be motivated and focused against Roma tomorrow night. “We can replicate the performance against Juventus.”
Cesare Prandelli has arrived in Valencia to sign a two-year contract and was greeted at the airport by dozens of reporters.
The England FA are stepping up the pressure on Roberto Mancini to replace Sam Allardyce, claim reports in Italy.
Max Allegri warned Juventus “cannot get it wrong” against Empoli, “or they will ruin my break. Trust me, they don’t want to do that!”
Milan could make a play for Real Madrid defender Pepe when the Portugal international becomes a free agent.
Vincenzo Montella warned Milan not to “underestimate” Sassuolo amid their injury crisis. “They are direct competitors for Europe.”
Giampiero Ventura is expected to call Marco Borriello in place of Simone Zaza and Mario Balotelli for Italy’s World Cup qualifiers with Spain and Macedonia.
Fiorentina goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu wants to play in the Champions League and win a trophy with the Viola.
It is reported that Roma are looking to sign Eintracht Frankfurt’s Timothy Chandler in the January transfer window.
Juventus will initially loan Rodrigo Bentancur to Empoli when they sign him from Boca Juniors, it is reported.
Today is George Weah’s 50th birthday and looks back over his life and career. “My Milan was the strongest team I’ve ever seen.”