NEWS

Sami Khedira is back in the Juventus squad for tomorrow’s Serie A meeting with Crotone, boosting his hopes of facing Real Madrid.
Paulo Dybala insists Juventus “proved we are on a par with the top European clubs” and can beat Real Madrid for the Champions League.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio praised Italian tacticians around the world, but warned "we need Inter and Milan to become protagonists again."
Inter caretaker manager Stefano Vecchi insists the squad “doesn’t want to end the season like this” and seeks a reaction against Lazio.
Diego Simeone won’t rule out a move to Inter. “On Monday I’ll talk to Atletico Madrid and we’ll study what is best for everyone.”
Allan and Nikola Maksimovic are out of the Napoli squad that will face Fiorentina this evening.
Cesare Prandelli has been appointed as the new Coach of Al Nasr Dubai Sports Club for next season, replacing Dan Petrescu.
Versatile Cagliari forward Diego Farias has caught the eye of Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella.
Fiorentina are looking to Genoa striker Giovanni Simeone as a possible replacement for Nikola Kalinic next season.
Vincenzo Montella hints he’ll use Carlos Bacca, Gianluca Lapadula and Gerard Deulofeu together when Milan face Bologna. “Europe depends on us.”
Gonzalo Higuain spoke of his youth, surviving meningitis and having football in the blood. “Italy is most similar to Argentina.”
In theory, Juventus could win the Scudetto today without even playing, depending on Roma and Napoli results.
Diego Perotti could follow Adem Ljajic, Iago Falque, Juan Iturbe and Leandro Castan from Roma to Torino.
Besiktas are continuing to push Juventus for their striker Mario Mandzukic, according to reports.
Antonio Conte confirmed he won’t stay at Chelsea without his family. “People have been trying to knock me off the mountain for 10 years. They failed.”
Gonzalo Higuain cannot forgive Kamil Glik for stamping on him in Juventus-Monaco. “He never apologised. I’m sorry for him, as he tried to hurt me and failed.”
Gonzalo Higuain thanked Maurizio Sarri and Napoli, but “made the right decision” to join Juventus. “We are on the verge of completing a fantastic season.”
Uruguay named their squad for the friendly against Italy on June 7, including Matias Vecino, Diego Laxalt, Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez.
Sime Vrsaljko could be coming back to Serie A after his Atletico Madrid spell, as Milan, Inter and Napoli are interested.
While some sources claim Juventus are very close to Patrik Schick, others suggest Monaco, Inter and Tottenham had meetings for the Sampdoria striker.
Milan will fly out to finalise the €18m deal for Wolfsburg full-back Ricardo Rodriguez next week and ask for Luiz Gustavo too.
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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte claims Serie A “is certainly the most difficult League in the world” and “the secret to the success of Italian Coaches”.
Inter striker Mauro Icardi and Atalanta forward Alejandro Gomez have been called up by Argentina for games against Brazil and Singapore.
Alessandro Del Piero says he is “sorry” for Francesco Totti’s treatment by Roma and has urged Juventus to “buy Italian”.
Valencia are reportedly readying a summer swoop for Fiorentina midfielder and Milan target Milan Badelj.
Mauro Icardi’s representative claims the Inter striker rejected Napoli last summer but “thought he could’ve scored 40” goals under Maurizio Sarri.
Cesare Prandelli claims he was “offered a much more lucrative contract” by Napoli, but “I had a commitment to the national team.”
Kaka says it is “strange” that Milan are no longer managed by Silvio Berlusconi and Adriano Galliani but assures the club “will always be in my heart”.
Ricky Kaka admits he is “cheering” for Real Madrid in the Champions League Final but has warned them to look out for Juventus’ Dani Alves.
Roberto Mancini claims Inter “would’ve reached at least the top three” if he was still Coach and believes Roma “will appoint someone else”.
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik has been called up by Poland Under 21s for this summer’s European U21 Championship.
Lucas Biglia has reportedly agreed terms on a new, four-year contract with Lazio.
Edin Dzeko is back in the Roma squad for their game against Chievo on Saturday after recovering from a calf injury.
Juventus left-back Alex Sandro has been included in the Brazil squad to face Argentina and Australia.