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The ultimate Andrea Pirlo tribute, Jose Mourinho explains Antonio Conte's hair and the power of pesto in Susy Campanale's quotes round-up.
Roberto Donadoni’s face-off with Filippo Inzaghi and Milan is what makes Sunday’s Parma-Milan clash all the more interesting, writes Sam Lewis.
Despite looking set to quit the club in recent months, Fredy Guarin remains at Inter. Varun Mathure wonders if the Colombian still has a role to play.
After turning heads during his first senior season, Lazio’s Keita Balde Diao is confident of making a huge impact in this campaign, explains Alasdair Mackenzie.
Several Brits contributed to Sampdoria’s era of success in the mid-1980s and 1990s. Dave Taylor looks fondly back at one of them, Graeme Souness.
In a week of mildly poisonous rumour, reported by Andrea Tallarita, it is James Pallotta’s remarks that command the spotlight.
Italy open Euro 2016 qualifying with an away trip to Norway. Aman Sehdev looks at how Antonio Conte will set up his team in Oslo.
Simone Zaza appears close to fulfilling his potential after an impressive Italy debut, writes Alasdair Mackenzie.
Jonathan Biabiany's quickchange, Antonio Conte's ugly truth and Rafa Benitez being the anti-Bill Shankly in Susy Campanale's quotes round-up.
Napoli have had a less than average summer transfer window but Dave Taylor believes that the grass isn’t always greener elsewhere.
With a 2-0 win over the Netherlands, Antonio Conte couldn’t have asked for a better start as Italy Coach, writes Sam Lewis.
An opening day defeat to Milan suggests Stefan de Vrij’s arrival will not solve the defensive frailties of last season at Lazio, argues Alasdair Mackenzie.
The transfer window shut without Juventus signing a big name player but, as Luca Persico points out, there is no need to panic.
With one game and three points already under their belt, Andrea Tallarita examines what may be the greatest weakness of Roma.
With the summer transfer window now closed, Lorenzo Vicini marks each Serie A club’s moves. Who has made the grade?
The transfer window ended with a whimper for Inter, and Varun Mathure wonders if tightfistedness might eventually cost them this season.
Stephan El Shaarawy, Mattia Destro and Simone Zaza. Aman Sehdev looks at three youngsters looking to make a name for themselves with Italy.
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.