Perotti: ‘Two points dropped’
Genoa’s Diego Perotti considers a 1-1 draw with Palermo as two points dropped as the Grifone fail to move into fourth place.
Genoa held by Palermo
Paulo Dybala's wondergoal was cancelled out by Andrea Bertolacci as Palermo and Genoa fought out a draw at Marassi.
Falque: ‘Not about beating Samp’
Genoa midfielder Iago Falque says the possibility of leapfrogging Sampdoria is not a motivation for his side in tonight’s match with Palermo.
Genoa look to go fourth with Alessandro Matri leading the line as they take on Palermo at Marassi.
Balotelli happy at Liverpool
Mario Balotelli is happy at Liverpool, and praised the Anfield club’s supporters.
Roma announce squad for CSKA
Roma have confirmed their squad for tomorrow night’s match with CSKA Moscow, with Douglas Maicon missing the cut.
Scuffet rejected Atletico
Simone Scuffet has revealed that he turned down a move to Spanish champions Atletico Madrid in favour of remaining with Udinese.
Juventus rejected Pogba offers
Paul Pogba’s agent says Juventus turned down two offers for the midfielder this summer, and calls his client ‘the most expensive player in the world’.
Balotelli ‘Will not play in Italy’
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will not be returning to Italy anytime soon, as his agent dismisses links to Inter.
Ankle surgery for Michu?
Napoli could lose striker Michu for an extended period, as it’s reported the Spaniard requires ankle surgery.
Rossi recovering ‘according to plan’
Giuseppe Rossi’s recovery from his latest knee injury is going ‘according to plan’ Fiorentina’s medical director assures.
Napoli denied Shaqiri loan
Xherdan Shaqiri’s agent says he has spoken to Napoli, but Bayern Munich won’t allow the player to leave on loan.
De Sanctis back to full fitness
Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis says he’s fighting fit ahead of a crucial Champions League tie with CSKA Moscow.
Garcia: ‘Formation not all-important’
Rudi Garcia believes the formation Roma employ for tomorrow’s Champions League match at CSKA Moscow is not as important as the team’s attitude.
‘Cold will be a factor’ for Roma
Roma face CSKA Moscow tomorrow wary of being frozen out of Champions League contention, admits Morgan De Sanctis.
Roma ‘not looking for draw’
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia says his side will not be aiming for a draw when they take on CSKA Moscow tomorrow night.
‘Five goals not enough for Milan’
Alessandro Matri discusses Genoa’s European ambitions, and asserts that five goals ‘isn’t enough’ to consider a return to Milan.
Roma in 4-4-2, Florenzi full-back
Roma may have Alessandro Florenzi at right-back and field a 4-4-2 formation against CSKA Moscow tomorrow evening.
Allegri has Padoin fall-back
Max Allegri is expected to face selection decisions in defence and midfield ahead of the Champions League trip to Malmo.
‘Roma are not just Totti’
Aleksei Berezutski doesn’t think CSKA Moscow will necessarily have an advantage with the weather, nor will they focus just on Roma’s Francesco Totti.
Slutski: ‘CSKA can progress’
Leonid Slutski sees CSKA Moscow’s chance at Champions League progression, but admits it hinges on a performance against Roma.
Moratti: ‘Mancini working well’
Massimo Moratti was happy with what he saw in the Milan derby from Inter, and he already says Roberto Mancini is doing ‘a good job’.
Maicon frustrating Roma?
Douglas Maicon’s extended period of recovery for Roma and his absence for CSKA Moscow is reportedly causing issue at the club.
‘I’d return only for Milan’
Carlo Ancelotti would return to Italian football only for Milan, whilst he reflects on seeing Clarence Seedorf, Pippo Inzaghi and Rino Gattuso coaching.
Ancelotti: ‘Serie A has little charm’
Carlo Ancelotti has reflected on Serie A’s declining appeal and says tax breaks and squad limitations are not the answer.
‘I tried signing Balotelli, but…’
Carlo Ancelotti has explained how he now feels more ‘cosmopolitan’ as a Coach, and reveals he did try to sign Mario Balotelli.
Buffon in FIFPro XI contention
Gigi Buffon is once more one of the five goalkeepers in world football shortlisted for the FIFA FIFPro World XI, for 2014.
‘Milan must stop conceding’
Mauro Tassotti has lamented Milan’s inability to keep clean sheets, and says they needed to handle possession better yesterday against Inter.
Mazzola: ‘Inter’s squad poor’
Sandro Mazzola says that Roberto Mancini’s task at Inter must be eased by work in the transfer market.
Castan surgery brought forward?
There is speculation that Leandro Castan could have his neurosurgery procedure brought forward to as early as this week.
Nedved: ‘Juve are improving’
Pavel Nedved has commented on an ‘improving’ Juventus under Massimiliano Allegri, as he labels this week’s Champions League test a ‘must-win’.
Pogba: ‘Juve now stronger’
Paul Pogba believes that the current iteration of Juventus is ‘stronger’, with ‘more quality’ and that they ‘attack with more men’.
‘Under Mazzarri Inter would’ve…’
Bernardo Corradi believes that Inter showed a strong reaction under Roberto Mancini against Milan, one perhaps unlikely under Walter Mazzarri.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Obi 'prefers Mancini system'
Joel Obi decided the Milan derby and said Roberto Mancini’s tactics give Inter “more options, especially in midfield.”
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