Eusebio Di Francesco laughed off Napoli injury problems as Sassuolo visit the San Paolo. “What should we say, then?”
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi “turned down offers for Gigio Donnarumma, Mattia De Sciglio and Alessio Romagnoli,” but isn’t concerned by takeover delays.
Paulo Sousa shrugged off questions about his shaky status at Fiorentina ahead of the trip to Inter. “All Coaches are at risk.”
Max Allegri admits Juventus were “lightweight and had no excuses” for a 3-1 defeat to Genoa, but “we can learn valuable lessons.”
Roberto De Zerbi is “irritated” by Palermo’s seventh consecutive defeat, but there are reports Davide Ballardini will be recalled.
Fiorentina director Pantaleo Corvino assured the club has “full faith” in Coach Paulo Sousa after calls for his resignation.
Ivan Juric explained the aggressive Genoa approach to sweep Juventus aside. “It’s all about deciding how you want to die…”
Gian Piero Gasperini admits he “didn’t expect to be here right now,” as Atalanta are within five points of leaders Juventus and they meet next week.
Sampdoria fought back to snatch a point away to bottom of the table Crotone.
Marco Sau’s back-heel flick and a Diego Farias penalty allowed Cagliari to see off a spirited Udinese side.
Atalanta continued their amazing run with eight wins in nine rounds, conquering Bologna 2-0 at the Stadio Dall’Ara.
Genoa utterly annihilated Juventus in the first half and sent the leaders crashing to a 3-1 defeat, with two added injury woes.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta admits Miralem Pjanic “hasn’t been performing quite up to expectations.”
A Sergej Milinkovic-Savic tap-in proved enough for Lazio to conquer Palermo and send the Sicilians to a club record seventh straight defeat.
Mario Mandzukic and Juan Cuadrado get the nod, as Gonzalo Higuain is not 100 per cent fit when Juventus visit Genoa.
Gonzalo Higuain reportedly won’t be risked from the start as Juventus travel to Genoa.
Paulo Sousa’s situation at Fiorentina is increasingly tenuous after banners appeared overnight urging the Coach to resign.
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Sassuolo President Giorgio Squinzi acknowledges they have “not achieved the results we were expecting” in Serie A and the Europa League.
Napoli have looked at all the other options, but can now make a firm January bid for West Ham United striker Simone Zaza.
Club Brugge boss Michel Preud’homme has emerged as a contender for the Fiorentina job next season.
Palermo ring the changes as they seek to avoid a seventh consecutive defeat and Lazio risk Felipe Anderson after all.
Daniele De Rossi is set to make his 400th Serie A appearance in a Roma jersey this evening.
Juventus are planning ahead for next season and if Marco Verratti proves too expensive, the alternative is Corentin Tolisso of Lyon.
Fiorentina talent Federico Bernardeschi discussed links to Inter, Barcelona and Juventus, but doesn’t regret turning down Manchester United.
Gian Piero Gasperini urged Atalanta to steer clear of “the enthusiasm surrounding us” and makes a change in goal against Bologna.
Udinese Coach Gigi Del Neri tried to calm the storm surrounding Danilo’s training ground rampage. “All families have tiffs every now and then.”
Roberto De Zerbi confirmed he “could change a few things” as Palermo try to avoid a club record seventh straight loss against Lazio.
Ivan Juric feels Genoa will miss their absent star players more than Juventus this afternoon. “They adapt to any situation.”
Chelsea are reportedly renewing their bid for Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan, including a Nemanja Matic sale to raise funds.
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Gianluca Lapadula celebrated his first Serie A brace as Milan beat Empoli 4-1. “I never considered myself a reserve player.”
Giovanni Martusciello confessed he cannot be sure of his Empoli job after another setback against Milan. “We depend on results.”
Vincenzo Montella admits he was “very angry” with Milan at half-time in the 4-1 victory away to Empoli and shut down Carlos Bacca controversy.
Ignazio Abate said Milan’s 4-1 victory away to Empoli “is the kind of game we used to lose, but we’re not so stupid as to forget the last three years.”