Serie A

Allegri defends Higuain's form ahead of Napoli return

Massimiliano Allegri has defended the form of €90million striker Gonzalo Higuain ahead of Juventus' Serie A clash against his old side Napoli.

Sarri will greet Higuain 'like a son who made him angry'

Napoli head coach Maurizio Sarri has joked that he will greet Gonzalo Higuain like "a son who made him angry" when they meet again this weekend.

Emery emphasises Thiago Silva's importance amid Juve links

Unai Emery has reiterated Thiago Silva's importance to Paris Saint-Germain amid rumours of a move to Juventus.

Juventus v Napoli: Higuain faces 'angry' former club in crunch clash


Chiellini: Juventus wanted to send a message

Giorgio Chiellini has stressed Juventus were keen to send out a message against Sampdoria following their surprising loss versus AC Milan at the weekend.

Gabigol's time will come - De Boer

Inter coach Frank de Boer has told Gabriel "Gabigol" Barbosa to remain patient and has stressed the Brazilian forward's time will come.

Earthquake halts play in Serie A game between Pescara and Atalanta

Wednesday's Serie A match between Pescara and Atalanta had to be halted after tremors were felt from earthquakes that hit central Italy, with two more games also affected.

Florenzi injury blow for Roma

Roma midfielder Alessandro Florenzi faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in Wednesday's 3-1 Serie A win over Sassuolo.

Pjaca out for up to three weeks

Juventus forward Marko Pjaca has been ruled out for up to three weeks due to a leg injury.