It is matchday seven in the Italian Serie A as league leaders Juventus travel to Tuscany to face a lacklustre Empoli side, while second placed Napoli will try and take the challenge to Juventus as they travel to Atalanta. Milan face one of their bogey sides in Serie A - Sassuolo at the Stadio San Siro.
Two erstwhile title contenders lock heads at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Sunday with three points up for grabs in Serie A matchday 7. Only a point separates the two teams who sit 4th and 3rd respectively in the table
In round six of the Italian Serie A, Juventus travel to Stadio Renza Barbera to play against Roberto De Zerbi's Palermo side.
Max Allegri's men travel to San Siro on Sunday following a disappointing Champions League opener at home to play the first Derby d’Italia of the season
Pep Guardiola will finally guide an English club in the Champions League against Borussia Mönchenglabach on Tuesday at Etihad Stadium in their Group C clash.
Round 3 of Serie A is already upon us as the players regroup at their clubs' respective training grounds after a busy week of international football. TheHardTackle looks at a selection of Serie A games that are set to be among the most exciting this weekend.
La Furia Roja will hope to begin their FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign in Group G against minnows Liechtenstein on the right note at Estadio Reino de León on Monday.
It's done, Mario Balotelli has finalised a transfer to Nice after months of dilly-dallying. Liverpool were keen to get rid of the mercurial Italian who was purchased from AC Milan two years ago. Liverpool starlet Luis Alberto also sealed a transfer to Italian club Lazio.
Real Madrid's 24 year old midfielder has rubbished all possibilities of a deadline day move to Malaga or Tottenham. The midfielder will stay on at the Spanish capital despite head coach Zinedine Zidane hinting at a possible departure.
After negotiations for Cesc Fabregas are proving to be very difficult, Milan are close to securing Stevan Jovetic from cross town rivals Inter Milan. AS Roma have reportedly agreed personal terms with Arsenal's Jack Wilshere.