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Vincenzo Montella is adamant he “fears Milan” despite their poor form and is concerned all the praise heaped on Fiorentina can be counter-productive.
Andrea Stramaccioni insists he holds Wesley Sneijder “in the highest regard” and hopes Inter’s injury crisis can push them on to beat Atalanta.
Zdenek Zeman warns Rome Derby newcomers “will realise what it means when they step on to the field” against Lazio tomorrow afternoon.
Francesco Totti has shaken off a knock to be in the squad for tomorrow’s Lazio-Roma showdown.
Alberto Aquilani is fired up as Fiorentina face his former club Milan. “I will stay here for a long time, but I don’t want this reputation as a ‘broken’ player.”
“Paolo Tagliavento will pay for his mistakes” in Juventus-Inter, confirmed the chief of the Referees’ Association.
The temperature is rising for tomorrow’s Rome Derby and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo warns Roma “have to change mentality.”
There are reports Wesley Sneijder’s time at Inter is coming to an end in January with a €20m Manchester United offer ready to be accepted.
There are reports Genoa-Napoli will be called off due to flood warnings, as the city is in lockdown over an approaching storm linked to Hurricane Sandy.
Paul Pogba’s agent has blasted Juventus and Antonio Conte for being “unable to deal with situations at this level” after publicly shaming the midfielder.
Italy have named their squad for the friendly against Spain on Tuesday, including three new arrivals and the return of Lorenzo Insigne.
Cagliari President Massimo Cellino made an unusual pledge to celebrate the Is Arenas opening to fans today. “I’ll play Ave Maria on the guitar.”
Pescara Coach Giovanni Stroppa feels Juventus reflect Antonio Conte’s character, but warns they can “hurt” them this evening.
Terrible news for Inter midfielder Gaby Mudingayi, who has been diagnosed with both knee ligament and thigh injuries that’ll keep him out for two months.
Will Juventus start a new unbeaten run from tonight at Pescara or have Inter broken the spell? Read previews of all this weekend’s games, including the Rome derby and Milan-Fiorentina.
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A late strike by Stefano Okaka allowed Spezia to snatch a point away to bottom of the table Grosseto in the Friday Serie B match.
Former Parma and Siena striker Enrico Chiesa has commented on where his loyalties lie ahead of their meeting this Sunday.
Granada striker Antonio Floro Flores could make a January move to Napoli, according to the player's agent.
Former Fiorentina boss Delio Rossi has commended Riccardo Montolivo's professionalism ahead of Milan's game against the Viola on Saturday.
Former Roma President Rosella Sensi has praised the current team and claims she is confident of a win in this Sunday's Rome derby.
Paul Pogba has been left out of the Juventus squad for the trip to Pescara after reporting late for two separate training sessions.
Milan captain Massimo Ambrosini has admitted he is pleased with the club's decision to keep Coach Massimiliano Allegri.
Inter forward Diego Milito has praised strike-partners Rodrigo Palacio and Antonio Cassano following their impressive start to the season.
Bologna striker Alberto Gilardino has admitted that his side are in the middle of a rough patch, ahead of the match against Torino on Sunday.
Riccardo Montolivo has admitted that he will not celebrate should he score for Milan against former club Fiorentina this weekend.
Alessandro Matri is confident that he will start scoring goals again on a regular basis for Juventus.
Napoli’s Edinson Cavani would be a Golden Ball contender if he was playing for a European giant, says Rino Foschi.
Atalanta have dismissed suggestions that they could talk transfers when Inter come to town this weekend.
Pescara youngster Mattia Perin insists he isn’t ready for a top club or a place in the Italian national squad.
Francesco Totti should be fit for the Rome derby this weekend despite pulling out of training on Friday.
Forgotten Juventus striker Vincenzo Iaquinta has no intention of rescinding his contract with the Italian champions.
Cagliari boss Ivo Pulga has picked a 20-man squad for Saturday’s Serie A game against Catania.
Luca Toni has confirmed that he will bring his playing career to an end once his spell at Fiorentina is over.
Former Italy and Milan man Gennaro Gattuso has confirmed that he has his eyes on becoming a Coach – but only at the end of his playing career.

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