Carlo Tavecchio said the country's football venues were not being exploited to the full because they only staged matches every other week.
Germany international Howedes, 30, joined Juventus from hometown club Schalke in the summer on a one-year loan deal with a view to a permanent move.
AC Milan coach Vincenzo Montella has been told by club bosses to instil a winning mentality into his team following the 2-0 defeat to Sampdoria.
AC Milan forward Suso has extended his contract at the Serie A club until June 30, 2022.
It wasn't pretty, but Inter kept pace with Juventus and Napoli by besting Genoa behind Handanovic's clean sheet and D'Ambrosio's late header.
Ciro Immobile was at it again against Verona, but was his solo effort for Lazio the best goal of the weekend in Serie A?