Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon says the Champions League fixture between the Serie A champions and Chelsea "will be decisive" as to which of the pair progress to the knockout stage.
The Serie A match between Cagliari and Roma - due to be held on Sunday afternoon - has been called off by the local government and police amid safety concerns surrounding the Is Arenas in Sardinia.
Caretaker coach Massimo Carrera insists Juventus' Champions League opener with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night will be just "a normal game".
Milan have come under heavy criticism following their 0-0 home draw with Anderlecht in the Champions League on Tuesday night but coach Massimiliano Allegri believes the game was "a small step forward".
Cesare Prandelli has left Antonio Cassano out of his latest squad as Italy begin their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign due to his lack of fitness.
Roma have said that negotiations with Manchester City regarding Daniele De Rossi "never really started" despite speculation lasting all summer that the midfielder would move to Eastlands.
Massimiliano Allegri has been told his Milan side must challenge for the Serie A title following the capture of Netherlands international Nigel De Jong.
Australian club Sydney FC have formally announced that Juventus icon Alessandro Del Piero has agreed terms with the club in an official statement this morning.
Inter Milan forward Philippe Coutinho is not worried by the extra competition for places and insists he is happy to see the arrival of Antonio Cassano.