MILAN - Brief news ahead of Serie A matches this weekend:
Wesley Sneijder is poised to seal his move to Inter Milan from Real Madrid later and Jose Mourinho has said the Netherlands playmaker could be included in the squad to face AC Milan on Saturday.
Midfielder Sulley Muntari has trained normally this week and could start the derby despite being substituted in the first half of last weekend's 1-1 draw with Bari.
The Ghanaian was taken off because Mourinho was worried about his energy levels given he is fasting during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar, another Dutchman not wanted by Real, is available for his Milan debut after being suspended for last Saturday's 2-1 win at Siena in the season opener.
Marco Borriello will hope to keep his place, however, after a busy display alongside forward Alexandre Pato last weekend.
Marco Storari will continue in goal for Milan with Christian Abbiati and Dida still injured.
Juventus are hoping to complete a deal for Lyon and Italy full-back Fabio Grosso in time for Sunday's trip to AS Roma, although media reports say the fee is a sticking point.
Midfielder Mohamed Sissoko was again out injured, Juve said, while Diego and Felipe Melo are doubts after muscle pulls.
Alessandro Del Piero is in contention though after missing last Sunday's 1-0 win over Chievo with a back problem.
Roma prepared for the big clash by hammering Kosice 7-1 in the Europa League playoff on Thursday with Francesco Totti scoring a hat-trick as Luciano Spalletti's side progressed.
Goalkeeper Artur, shaky in the opening 3-2 Serie A defeat at Genoa, is again poised to start with Doni still injured.
Genoa, who media reports say are chasing Inter wingers Ricardo Quaresma and Mancini, have a doubt over Hernan Crespo for Sunday's trip to Atalanta.
The Argentine striker pulled up ahead of Thursday's 1-1 Europa League playoff draw at Odense, which put the Italians through.
New Fiorentina defender Lorenzo De Silvestri, one of three Lazio players who demanded a move, will miss out on a debut at home to Palermo on Sunday because he is still recovering from a knee injury.