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Carlos Tevez insists Juventus would’ve preferred Real Madrid or Barcelona to Monaco in the Champions League.
Mattia Perin has pulled out of international duty, so Federico Marchetti is called against Bulgaria and England.
Gian Piero Gasperini said Genoa put in “the performance we wanted” against Juventus, even if it ended in defeat.
Max Allegri warned Juventus “haven’t won anything yet” after beating Genoa to go 17 points clear of Roma.
Gigi Buffon admits it was “frankly unthinkable” that Juventus would be doing so well this season under Max Allegri.
Giorgio Chiellini said Carlos Tevez is “transformed on match day” after Juventus saw off Genoa 1-0.
A Carlos Tevez scorcher off the bar gave Juventus the 1-0 win over Genoa, though Apache also saw a penalty parried.
Maurizio Sarri praised Empoli for beating Sassuolo and setting a new eight-match unbeaten Serie A record.
Eusebio Di Francesco was disappointed that Sassuolo lost to Empoli by conceding “such naive goals.”
Beppe Marotta pointed out Juventus beat Borussia Dortmund “without Paul Pogba,” but denied negotiations.
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani insists getting current top scorer Jeremy Menez on a free transfer “was absolutely my idea.”
Riccardo Saponara scored two and created another as Empoli beat Sassuolo 3-1, leapfrogging the Neroverdi.
Juventus aim to further extend their 14-point lead, but host the only team that beat them in Serie A this season – Genoa.
Follow the action as it happens and give your views as Juventus face Genoa, the only side to have beaten them this season.
Davide Santon has pulled out of Inter’s match with Sampdoria tonight after coming down with flu symptoms.
There are reports Fiorentina have approached Borussia Dortmund to sign Ciro Immobile.
La Repubblica claims Bee Taechaubol is already studying the books and will buy 25 per cent of Milan for €250m in April.
Sinisa Mihajlovic named his Sampdoria squad to face Inter this evening.
Malaga midfielder Ignacio Camacho confirms “there was an offer on the table from Napoli” in January.
Cesena boss Mimmo Di Carlo hopes to cause an upset against Roma, even if he voted Rudi Garcia Coach of the Year.
Empoli and Sassuolo go head-to-head in a relegation dogfight between teams with many compliments, but few points.
Sampdoria striker Eder’s maiden Italy call-up is “a dream come true,” said the Brazilian’s agent.
Edy Reja will see “many old friends” at the San Paolo tonight, but trusts Atalanta can upset Napoli.
Alessio Cerci admits he “made the wrong choice” with Atletico Madrid and wants to rediscover himself at Milan.
Eusebio Di Francesco sees Sassuolo’s opponents Empoli as kindred spirits ahead of today’s showdown.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria “have to beat Inter if we want to get into Europe” as he hosts his old friend Roberto Mancini.
Maurizio Sarri urged Empoli to resist the pressure of seeing their game with Sassuolo as a decisive relegation clash.
Gian Piero Gasperini wants Genoa to achieve a “record” by becoming the only team to beat Juventus twice this season.
Juventus host Genoa, desperate Roma in Cesena, Lazio welcome Verona, plus blasts from the past in Sampdoria-Inter.
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England added Rob Green, Danny Rose and Jack Butland to the squad against Italy after losing Fraser Forster and Luke Shaw.
Zdenek Zeman said Cagliari have “forgotten” how to play his football, but felt Milan’s contentious penalty was decisive.
Pippo Inzaghi said this was “the Milan I like” after beating Cagliari 3-1 to “start a new season.”
Jeremy Menez insists his ‘ear’ goal celebration was “for the media, not the fans” after Milan beat Cagliari 3-1.
Jeremy Menez scored twice – including from a non-existent penalty – as Milan saw off Zdenek Zeman’s Cagliari 3-1.

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