Check out today’s latest news from Serie A, including the injury suffered by Inter midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu, the issues plaguing Massimiliano Allegri’s midfield at Juventus, plus important wins for Roma and Fiorentina.

Calhanoglu did not feature in the Nerazzurri’s 4-0 win over Lecce on the weekend and tests confirmed that he’d suffered a minor muscle injury that’ll likely keep him sidelined for the next two games.

Inter are hoping he’ll be fit in time for the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie with Atletico Madrid, scheduled for March 13th. They hold a slight advantage, having picked up a 1-0 win in the first leg.

Juventus are gearing up for their upcoming Serie A clash with Napoli and will be unable to count on midfield duo Adrien Rabiot and Weston McKennie, with the former suffering from a dislocated ankle and the latter dealing with a dislocated shoulder.

The Bianconeri edged out a 3-2 win over Frosinone on the weekend, needing a late winner from Daniele Rugani, and the newspapers were unimpressed with Allegri’s work in the dugout.

Sassuolo have held talks with Gennaro Gattuso and Fabio Grosso as they look around for long-term replacements for Alessio Dionisi, who was officially sacked by the club following their defeat to Empoli.

Inter star Lautaro Martinez entered an exclusive club after his brace against Lecce on the weekend, having scored more than 20 goals in three consecutive Serie A seasons, a feat only achieved by Gabriel Batistuta, Antonio Di Natale, Edinson Cavani and Cristiano Ronaldo in the last 65 years.

Milan winger Rafael Leao was highly praised by the Italian newspapers for his shining performance in the 1-1 draw with Atalanta, with his early goal particularly enamouring the local press.

Daniele De Rossi’s Roma picked up a 3-2 win over Torino in their Monday evening Serie A match thanks to the first Paulo Dybala hat-trick since 2018, a key result in their fight for a top four finish. They now sit four points behind Bologna.

Regarding business on the other side of the Tiber, Lazio travelled to Fiorentina, where they fumbled a lead to lose 2-1 to Michael Kayode and Giacomo Bonaventura goals.

This result allows the Viola to leapfrog Lazio into seventh place.

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