Italian Paper Talk: Rivalry Heats Up Ahead Of Milan Derby

Thoughts are with Castan who required brain surgery…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as the war of words begin between AC Milan and city rivals Inter ahead of the derby on Sunday.


Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– We are the derby.

– Fernando Torres and Mateo Kovacic speak.
– “Milan, patience is needed and then you will return to being great like Atletico.”.
– “It’s a different Inter. Mancini is teaching me the tricks of a number ten.”.

Rossoneri want Okaka but Thohir is there too.

– Leandro Castan will have brain surgery. “I will win this battle.”

– Cap on squad size. Fair play and youth teams. The new Serie A.

Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– Everyone is with Castan.

– The Roma defender will have brain surgery in December.
– He has a cavernoma and an edema but his life is not at risk. Only after his surgery will it be known if he can return to the pitch.

– Pippo Inzaghi heats up, the Pharaoh is the key man.
– Stephan El Shaarawy has never been this fired-up.

– Samir Handanovic: “We need the Inter fans. You were right to jeer, but help us now.”

– Foreigners, squads, and youth teams are changed. Confirmed: another non-EU can be added but one trained in Italy.
– Squads of 25, four players from the youth team and four developed in Italy.

– Andrea Agnelli: “I don’t understand Conte. Understanding with the clubs is perfect.”

Image courtesy of Tuttosport.

– Juve-Conte very icy!

– Agnelli: “I dont understand the CT’s problems, he had a lot of days available to him.”
– Tavecchio: “An immediate meeting between Conte and the Lega to set up retreats.”

– Giorgio Chiellini makes peace with Luis Suarez.

– From the Toro fans there is a yes for Giovinco.

– Menez: “Bye Inter.”
– Milan’s French star confesses to Tuttosport: “The derby is not played, it is won. Then the Nerazzurri will disappear.”

– Thohir, Champions League pact with Mancini.

– Squads of 25. Eight from the youth team.

– Roma, everyone with Castan. He will have brain surgery.

– “Palermo will stay up and then I’ll renew” Vasquez interview.

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