Edin Dzeko celebrated his hat-trick against Viktoria Plzen and “the first goal was probably my best since I’ve been in Italy.”
Sassuolo are out of the Europa League, but gave Athletic Bilbao quite a few scares in Bilbao in this 3-2 defeat.
An Edin Dzeko hat-trick and astonishing Diego Perotti rabona goal saw Roma crush Viktoria Plzen 4-1 and lock down Europa League group victory.
Mauro Icardi admits Inter’s collapse at Hapoel Be’er-Sheva “has happened a few times, we struggle as soon as we concede a goal.”
Paulo Sousa saw “a very strange game” when Fiorentina lost 3-2 to PAOK, “but we are too unlucky at the moment.”
Stefano Pioli accused Inter of being “presumptuous” after their 3-2 defeat to Hapoel Be’er-Sheva, which saw them crash out of the Europa League.
A very unlucky Fiorentina fought back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2, but were beaten at the death by PAOK at the Stadio Franchi.
Inter are out of the Europa League after throwing away a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 at Hapoel Be’er-Sheva, as Samir Handanovic was sent off.
Sassuolo desperately need a result against Athletic Club at the San Mames in Bilbao to stay in Europa League contention.
Roma are on the cusp of qualification for the Europa League Round of 32 as they host Viktoria Plzen, but must be wary of past complacency.
Fiorentina director of sport Pantaleo Corvino tried to smooth over the controversy from Paulo Sousa’s words on Federico Bernardeschi.
The Press Union has hit back at Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti for “unfounded, presumptuous and offensive” comments.
Senad Lulic admits he’d “be a liar” if he said he wasn’t thinking about the Rome Derby, but Lazio “are accustomed to working under stressful conditions.”
Inter make their Europa League debut under Stefano Pioli, bringing Eder and Ever Banega in to support Mauro Icardi against Hapoel Be’er-Sheva.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s Europa League games as Inter visit Hapoel Be’er-Sheva, Fiorentina host PAOK, Roma take on Viktoria Plzen and Sassuolo are at Athletic Bilbao.
Fiorentina need only a point against PAOK to be sure of qualification for the Europa League Round of 32 and rely on Khouma Babacar.
Inter vice-President Javier Zanetti expects Mauro Icardi to grow into the captaincy - “he’s young, he has a lot to learn”.
Claudio Marchisio urges Juventus fans to “give it some time” and assures “you don’t need the armband to be a captain”.
Kostas Manolas will miss Roma’s Europa League match with Viktoria Plzen with injury, reports suggest.
Luca Antonini thanks Milan after announcing his retirement from football - “I grew up as a man there”.
Wesley Sneijder’s agent denies any talks with Milan, and insists he won’t leave Galatasaray in January.
Juventus are sweating on the fitness of Gonzalo Higuain and Medhi Benatia, as both trained separately today.
Reports suggest Stephan Lichtsteiner will return to the Juventus squad for the Champions League Last 16.
Inter have confirmed that Gary Medel’s knee surgery this morning was “a complete success”.
An intermediary for Leandrinho confirms “Ponte Preta are willing to negotiate” with Napoli over the striker.
Silvio Berlusconi will only remain as Milan’s honorary President if he “can say yes or no on transfers”.
Diego Simeone’s agent responds “why not?” when asked if the Atletico Madrid Coach could join Lazio in future.
Antonio Damato will take charge of Inter-Fiorentina, as the Week 14 referees are announced.
Napoli are one step away from signing Brazilian striker Leandrinho, according to reports today.
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira reportedly has three offers to move to MLS, from LA Galaxy, New York City FC and New York Red Bulls.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici reportedly travelled to Germany to scout Mahmoud Dahoud last night.
Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho admits he was “really shy” when he joined Inter.
Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti is expected to recover in time for the Derby della Capitale with Roma.
Inter midfielder Gary Medel will reportedly have a knee operation in Barcelona today, so he’ll be out until the beginning of 2017.
Torino are likely to be without Andrea Belotti for the weekend game with Chievo, as he’s been hit by illness.