Scudetto rivals face tough tests in mid-week to keep their title hopes on track…
All of the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as there is build-up to the mid-week round of action with the pressure on the strikers.
– The ninth trial.
– Serie A provides a lot of games which revolve around the number nine.
– Above all a delicate match between Inter and Sampdoria at San Siro.
– Walter Mazzarri faces Sinisa Mihajlovic test. Tonight could be a turning point for the Nerazzurri coach: He will face a colleague who has long dreamt of sitting on his bench.
– Genoa-Juve: International Tevez wants to get back to scoring.
– Roma-Cesena. Iturbe is seen again, Skorupski in goal.
– Cagliari-AC Milan. Inzaghi launches Torres and waits for the Pharaoh.
– Football won’t stand for it. CONI cut €22.5m. Now they speak. Tavecchio: They’ve humiliated us.
– Roma and Juve: The night of truth.
– Bianconeri in Genoa. Allegri: “It will be tough.” Paul Pogba euphoria: he is amongst the 23 nominated for the Ballon d’Or, the only ‘Italian’.
– Giallorossi with Cesena. Garcia responds to the critics: “Only mistakes against Bayern.”
– Destro to start, Keita is seen again.
– Napoli, test in Bergamo. AC Milan at Cagliari with Torres.
– Erick Thohir, never-ending troubles. After Ferrero, Christillin offends him. Inter versus Mihajlovic.
– Less money for calcio, Tavecchio is not having it. FIGC president: “Stay in the CONI? Not if we are humiliated.” Malago will not back down, Petrucci agrees: “No more arrogance.”
– I will win, and I don’t care.
– Allegri, Garcia and spectacular play. The Bianconeri Coach, who will take on Genoa at the Marassi, is clear: “The Scudetto is not won by playing well in every match.”
– The Coach of the Giallorossi, who take on Cesena in Rome, has no doubts: “The only thing that counts is winning…”
“Inter, I want you but will beat you.” Samp at San Siro: It’s a special match for the coach. Mazzarri, another test.
– Thohir: Never-ending controversy.
– Italy cling to Pogba…and Conte!
– Inzaghi swears: “Torres? Berlusconi and I agree.”
– Bets on Balotelli being top scorer are being returned!