Serie A Team of Week 2
After the international break Serie A returned with a bang, as Dave Taylor picks his best XI for Week 2.
Bardi: Inter would be a dream
On-loan Chievo goalkeeper Francesco Bardi admits it would be a dream to play for parent club Inter, but that this isn’t his short-term focus.
Saponara surgery a success
Milan have communicated that today’s knee surgery performed on midfielder Riccardo Saponara was a success.
Three game ban for Berardi
Sassuolo will be without Domenico Berardi for three games, following his red card picked up against Inter in Week 2.
De Laurentiis looking to sell Napoli?
Aurelio De Laurentiis could use a trip to the United States to initiate talks over selling a majority stake in Napoli.
Pedro is Juve’s Plan B - report
Reports reiterated in Spain suggest Juventus could move for Barcelona winger Pedro Rodriguez when the transfer window re-opens in January.
Zaccheroni: Milan need balance
Alberto Zaccheroni is encouraged by what he sees at Milan, but suggests they are still behind the likes of Juventus and Roma due to a need for balance.
Bonaventura: Inzaghi one of us
Giacomo Bonaventura sees Pippo Inzaghi as ‘one of us’ at Milan, as he once more relives his deadline day move to the Rossoneri.
Inter launch blue third kit
Inter have today presented an all-blue design for their third kit to be worn during the 2014-15 season.
Vidal back for Milan, Pirlo…
Juventus are reportedly optimistic at having Arturo Vidal ready to face Milan this weekend, but Andrea Pirlo is more of a doubt.
Roma have Castan, Cole doubts
Rudi Garcia will be without Leandro Castan for Roma’s Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow, whilst there is uncertainty also over Ashley Cole.
Conte: Euro progress good for Italy
Antonio Conte has explained why he will be cheering on every Serie A side in the Champions League and Europa League this season.
‘Iachini at risk? Stupid…’
Maurizio Zamparini has issued a short statement through Palermo’s website denying that Beppe Iachini is close to the sack.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Mandorlini: We suffered and won
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini claimed that he knew his side would have a hard time during their 2-1 win against Palermo on Monday night.
‘Palermo must be clinical’
Palermo midfielder has implored his team to be more clinical after their 2-1 defeat against Verona on Monday evening.
Iachini: Naivety cost Palermo
Palermo Coach Beppe Iachini claims that two ‘moments of naivety’ cost his team in their 2-1 defeat at Verona.
De Silvestri: Samp must learn…
Sampdoria full-back Lorenzo De Silvestri has urged his side to ‘overcome the more difficult moments’ this season.
Roma extend Gervinho deal
Roma have confirmed that they have signed a new four-year contract with Ivory Coast international Gervinho.
Verona exploit Palermo error
A second-half calamity from Palermo saw Verona take advantage and all three points in Week 2’s closing fixture.
Rosenberg: Pressure all on Juve
Malmo forward Markus Rosenberg says that the ‘pressure is all on Juventus’ ahead of their Champions League meeting on Tuesday evening.
‘Juventus tired against Udinese’
Malmo Coach Age Hareide has claimed that Juventus were 'tired' towards the end of their game versus Udinese on Saturday.
Verona new-boy Javier Saviola is on the bench for his first match with the club, as they host Palermo on Monday night.
Juventus list 21 for Malmo
Juventus have named a 21-man squad for their first group stage match of the 2014-15 Champions League against Malmo.
Hamsik: If we don’t score…
Marek Hamsik has released a brief statement reflecting on Napoli’s defeat yesterday to Chievo, whilst also apologising for it.
Champions, Europa prize money set
UEFA has today confirmed the revenue distribution for clubs competing in the 2014-15 editions of the Champions League and Europa League.
De Maio close to renewal
Defender Sebastian De Maio is reportedly a step away from signing a new and improved contract with Genoa.
Appendicitis for Maresca
Palermo have confirmed that Enzo Maresca successfully underwent surgery today for a case of acute appendicitis.
‘Garcia is Roma’s Antonio Conte’
Maurizio Zamparini believes Roma have the advantage over Juventus this season due to who is sitting on the respective benches.
‘Milan can be ready for Juve’
Demetrio Albertini backs Milan to be ready for Juventus, but asserts any outcome from Week 3 won’t be decisive in the Scudetto race.
‘Added stimulus against Juve’
Cristian Zapata is encouraged by Milan’s start to the season and says it provides extra motivation in facing Juventus next weekend.
Verratti renews to 2019
Marco Verratti has seemingly put an end to short-term discussion on his future by committing to a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain.
Saponara set for knee surgery
Milan have been dealt a further injury blow with the news that midfielder Riccardo Saponara requires surgery on a knee injury.
Allegri: No easy games in Europe
Max Allegri says Juventus must keep focus on Malmo as ‘there are no easy games in Europe’, and again dismisses importance on the formation.
‘Juve working to reduce errors’
Giorgio Chiellini believes that Juventus’ strong start to the season is a sign that even they have identified room in which to improve.
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