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With two disappointing losses in pre-season, the first questions and concerns of the Filippo Inzaghi era at Milan are beginning to rise, says Sam Lewis.
Roma’s games in the USA are an appropriate starting point for a season that may see them cement a new identity, says Andrea Tallarita.
Under Aurelio De Laurentiis, Napoli have continued to ascend. Dave Taylor takes a look at the decade since the club’s knight in shining armour took over.
As Massimiliano Allegri begins working with his new side, Luca Cetta wonders what to expect from Juventus this term.
Juan Iturbe not only gives Roma an asset for this season, but also an important part of their future, writes Aman Sehdev.
FIGC presidential candidate Carlo Tavecchio’s racist gaffe and subsequent denials highlight a worrying side of Italian football, as Luca Persico reports.
Steve Mitchell examines how Rafael Benitez made the most of the tranquil surroundings of Napoli’s summer training base to put the smile back on his players’ faces.
The FIGC anti-racism initiative chokes on a banana, Antonio Cassano joins the circus and Carlo Ancelotti shares his wisdom in Susy Campanale's quotes of the week.
The failure to complete the signing of Davide Astori is only the latest in a long line of botched deals and poor decisions at Lazio, explains Alasdair Mackenzie.
Whilst still very raw, Hachim Mastour’s magic against Monza has Sam Lewis optimistic about Milan’s future.
Hampered by injury last season, Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Gomez are ready to lead Fiorentina into the top three, as Luca Cetta writes.
Napoli have picked up Spanish striker Michu this summer from Swansea City in a deal that has Dave Taylor excited.
Max Allegri understands the pain of Juventus fans, Dries Mertens opens a B&B and Adil Rami spoiler alert in Susy Campanale's quotes round-up.
With the rest of Italy focused on Juventus, Filippo Inzaghi’s Milan mission has begun in earnest. Sam Lewis has the details.
Max Allegri’s appointment at Juventus doesn’t have everyone happy, but Luca Persico says the ingredients for success are there.
Antonio Conte’s resignation leaves Juventus scrambling and Luca Cetta wondering how it came about.
Juventus and Antonio Conte can’t pretend this sudden divorce was entirely relaxed, says Susy Campanale.
Did Serie A overlook the talents of new Southampton striker Graziano Pelle? Luca Persico suggests as much.