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They learned to win ugly, have the best defence in Serie A and beat their bogey team Atalanta home and away. Ramez Nathan sees a whole new Napoli.
Arriving on loan with option to buy from Barcelona, Rafinha represents more of an opportunity than a gamble for Inter, writes Richard Hall.
It was a case of two points dropped for both Inter and Roma as Eusebio Di Francesco’s tactical gamble leaves the Giallorossi unravelled, writes Jack Stevens.
New Jersey-born Italian Giuseppe Rossi was destined for a stellar career before suffering numerous long-term injuries, writes Nick Valerio.
Selling their top scorer mid-season might seem like madness, but Tom Scholes believes Roma and Chelsea can benefit from Edin Dzeko's move.
Luciano Spalletti reunites with former club Roma this weekend for the second time as Inter boss, writes Matthew Santangelo. 
Gian Piero Gasperini's Atalanta won three of their last four meetings with Napoli, so Emmet Gates wonders what makes them so deadly for Maurizio Sarri.
Evaluating Milan's season so far, it's easier to pick out the lowlights than the few high points, writes Richard Hall, but Patrick Cutrone was a beacon of hope.
Despite strong starts for both sides, Inter and Roma go into Sunday's match under increasing pressure, explains Gaby McKay.
Simone Verdi was the primary January transfer target, but the Bologna starlet had to focus on his own development first, writes Vilizar Yakimov.
One of Italy’s hottest talents, Cagliari midfielder Nicolò Barella is ready to assume a role at a big club, writes Wayne Girard.
Damiano Tommasi is the new voice the FIGC needs after the World Cup debacle, but Giancarlo Rinaldi isn’t sure we’ll get it.
Inter always did have a special bond with Argentina and hope Lisandro Lopez can strengthen their defence, writes Ramez Nathan.
Criminally underrated Lazio star Luis Alberto is finally becoming the talent he promised to be while at Liverpool, writes Jack Stevens.
Beyond his dance moves, goals and vibrant personality, Papu Gomez has been a beacon of loyalty to Bergamo, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Marek Hamsik hasn't just broken Napoli records, writes Emmet Gates, but over a decade embedded himself in the fabric of the club and the city.
There’s no reason for panic in the Giallorossi camp, as Vilizar Yakimov feels some minor changes can save their season.
Massimo Coda has a history of taking unfancied teams to surprise targets and is now inspiring Benevento to believe in a miracle, writes Ramez Nathan.