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Rafa Benitez said criticism of Napoli is “exaggerated” ahead of Verona, but the club will grow “with or without me.”
Walter Mazzarri brushed off rumours he’ll be sacked if Inter lose at Cesena. “Against Napoli we played almost the ideal football.”
Max Allegri insists defeat to Olympiacos “cannot justify such ferocious criticism” of Juventus as they host Palermo.
Vincenzo Montella insists his Fiorentina era “is not over,” denies a Milan approach and compliments Pippo Inzaghi.
Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic admits he is “ambitious and we’ll see at the end of the season” after links to Inter and Napoli.
Marco Materazzi trusts Antonio Conte can succeed with Italy, but Mario Balotelli’s career “is going backwards.”
Marco Materazzi would “throw myself on the fire for Jose Mourinho,” but blasted Inter, Massimo Moratti and Rafa Benitez.
Amid reports Rafa Benitez has three games to save his job, Valon Behrami explains why Napoli fans attacked the team bus.
Luis Suarez had to “accept what you’ve done is wrong and apologise” after biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.
Angelo Palombo said Sampdoria won’t sit back against Roma this evening. “Otherwise Sinisa Mihajlovic will beat us up!”
Nicola Berti says Michael Bolingbroke, Massimo Moratti and Walter Mazzarri are all to blame for the Honorary President’s resignation.
Juan Cuadrado is “locked down” to his new Fiorentina contract, confirmed Executive President Mario Cognini.
It has been announced the Italy Under-21 side will play Denmark on November 17 in Matera.
The Week 8 fixture list has some unusual kick-offs, but it starts today with Empoli-Cagliari, Parma-Sassuolo and Sampdoria-Roma.
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Bologna held on in the Emilia-Romagna Derby with 10 men for almost the entire game, while Trapani conquered Ternana.
Patrice Evra has been ruled out of Juventus-Palermo on Sunday afternoon due to a muscular injury.
Inter released a very strong statement condemning Juventus President Andrea Agnelli. “We will not allow anyone to act as if” Calciopoli didn’t happen.
Empoli manager Maurizio Sarri expects tomorrow’s clash to be entertaining “because of Cagliari’s style.”
Edgar Barreto thinks that Palermo have the tools to halt the record Juventus winning streak at home.
Alberto Aquilani has reflected that his intention is to stay at Fiorentina and the club know that, but there are no real developments on his contract talks.
Zdenek Zeman is keen to see his Cagliari side play with ‘more simplicity’ against Empoli tomorrow, after a complicated affair with Sampdoria.
Juan Cuadrado has signed his new contract at Fiorentina and takes to Twitter to express his contentment.
Kwadwo Asamoah has underlined the importance of Juventus’ next match against Palermo and believes a change of approach is needed for Europe.
Roberto Donadoni insists he has not lost the support of the Parma dressing room, as he calls on them to show ‘ferocity’ against Sassuolo.
Inter target Andrej Kramaric has admitted that Serie A is an attractive proposition, as he reveals surprise at Antonio Conte’s Italy.
Mateo Kovacic is reportedly close to agreeing a new Inter contract until June 2019 after his entourage was spotted in the company of Piero Ausilio.
Italy Under-21 Coach Luigi Di Biagio is targeting at least the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic next summer.
Vincenzo Guerini has revealed that Juan Cuadrado is just ‘details away’ from putting pen to paper on a new Fiorentina contract.
Verona have been temporarily successful in appealing a one-game partial closure of their stadium for racist chanting.
Former England international Ashley Cole could depart Roma in January, according to the latest rumours.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has hailed Massimo Moratti for acting like a ‘father’ at Inter, whilst he urges Sampdoria to focus ahead of facing Roma.
Inter must make do without the services of Yann M’Vila for the next month due to a knee injury.
Beppe Marotta has commented on ongoing contract negotiations with Juventus players and describes Paul Pogba’s salary increase as ‘appropriate’.
Rudi Garcia has named his Roma squad to face Sampdoria in Week 8 of Serie A and as expected Douglas Maicon is absent.

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