As Juventus disappear over the horizon, both Milan clubs are looking to China for investment in a bid to keep up.
Juventus fifth successive Scudetto may actually be the most impressive of the lot.
The injury to Juventus' midfielder Claudio Marchisio is a big blow for Italy, while Francesco Totti's feud with Luciano Spalletti shows no sign of abating.
With Italian football in the doldrums, the remarkable achievements of Claudio Ranieri's Leicester City has given the country something to be proud of.
Gonzalo Higuain was sent off in dramatic circumstances in the 75th minute of Sunday's loss to Udinese
Paddy Agnew profiles Italy coach Antonio Conte, whose healthy obsession with football could reap dividends at Euro 9016
Despite a number of off-the-field distractions facing coach Antonio Conte, Italy appear focused on the task at hand.
Gonzalo Higuain's goals are keeping Napoli in the running for the Serie A title.
Roma travel to Madrid looking to overcome a 2-0 deficit, but after seven successive Serie A wins, confidence is high for Luicano Spalletti's team.
Paddy Agnew reports on the difficult decison facing Roma concerning the future of the iconic Francesco Totti.