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Inter left flat-footed
The transfer window ended with a whimper for Inter, and Varun Mathure wonders if tightfistedness might eventually cost them this season.
Italy’s new look forward line
Stephan El Shaarawy, Mattia Destro and Simone Zaza. Aman Sehdev looks at three youngsters looking to make a name for themselves with Italy.
Pippo passes first test
Regardless of deadline day chaos, Sam Lewis sees a growing calm at Milan on the field, with Filippo Inzaghi passing the first test of many in Week 1.
Player of Week 1: Antonio Di Natale
Antonio Di Natale's brace for Udinese against old side Empoli made him Livio Caferoglu's standout performer from Week 1 of Serie A.
The kid Coman
After an impressive debut against Chievo, Luca Persico assess Juventus’ latest young gem, Kingsley Coman.
Big guns set the benchmark
Week 1 was light on shocks but full of action. Alasdair Mackenzie sums up an eventful opening weekend on the peninsula.
Roma - What we do and don’t know
As the season opens, Andrea Tallarita distinguishes between clear certainties and dark areas for Rudi Garcia’s Roma.
Serie A Week 1: Did You Know?
Samir Handanovic the penalty expert, the first opening own goal in 20 years and Lazio's San Siro nightmare in Susy Campanale's Week 1 stats round-up.
They Said What?!
Napoli tragedy turns into comedy, Mario Balotelli's ego explodes and Massimo Cellino is sorry he took six games to sack his Leeds boss in Susy Campanale's quotes of the week.
Viola so glad to keep Cuadrado
Keeping hold of Juan Cuadrado for the coming season is a coup for Fiorentina and Serie A, says Greg Lea.
When Batigol could not stop scoring
It is 20 years this week since Gabriel Batistuta embarked on an historic goalscoring run at Fiorentina. Giancarlo Rinaldi reminisces.
A final signing for Inter?
After emphatically sealing qualification to the Europa League group stages, Varun Mathure asks if Inter need a final piece to complete their transfer window.
Italy, time to let go of Pirlo
Andrea Pirlo’s national team future remains in the balance, but Adam Scime has the ostensibly unpopular belief that a graceful passing of the baton is in order.
Amid reports of interest from Sevilla, Juventus are seemingly willing to sell Angelo Ogbonna. Luca Persico suggests that might be best for all concerned.
The importance of selling Benatia
Roma's frenetic deals to find and lose a defender is understandable in light of their defence being the only real uncertainty for the season, argues Andrea Tallarita.
Milan hoping for Honda heroics
Keisuke Honda’s TIM Cup triumph could provide a real boost to Milan’s ailing squad, writes Sam Lewis.
Balotelli's no leader and that's ok
Mino Raiola finally hit upon the truth about Mario Balotelli – he’s no leader and we’re wrong to expect otherwise, argues Susy Campanale.
They Said What?!
Malky Mackay makes Carlo Tavecchio look good, Mario Balotelli's percentage points and forgetting Luis Suarez in Susy Campanale's quotes of the week.
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