NEWS

The Europa League semi-finalists are Manchester United, Celta Vigo, Ajax and Lyon, though three out of four ties went to extra time.
Former Roma youth academy product Gianluca Caprari promised he will celebrate if he scores for Pescara on Monday.
Atalanta are reportedly ready to activate the €5m release clause for Deportivo Alaves winger Edgar Mendez.
“Udinese have offered $3.25m for Maximiliano Gomez,” revealed the Defensor Sporting striker’s agent.
Riccardo Saponara is still getting settled at Fiorentina, but sees Saturday’s showdown with Inter as “the crossroads for Europe.”
Lorenzo Pellegrini is attracting a lot of attention at Sassuolo, but his agent warns “we’ll have to see if Roma want him back or not.”
Fiorentina director Giancarlo Antognoni confirmed Paulo Sousa will not be their Coach next season. “He started well, but didn’t end the way we expected.”
It’s claimed Genoa ultras include a “strong presence from organised crime who behave very much like the Mafia and the club mediates meetings with players.”
Inter have again sent scouts to watch Youri Tielemans in action for Anderlecht against Manchester United tonight.
“If Gabigol doesn’t play at Inter, then he will be loaned out to a European club,” confirmed Gabriel Barbosa’s agent.
Roma hitman Edin Dzeko is reportedly among the options Milan are looking at for next season if they fail to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Juventus are looking to the future and that means locking prodigious striker Moise Kean down to a new contract.
Former Milan CEO Adriano Galliani was offered the role of new technical director at Real Madrid, claim Mundo Deportivo.
Juventus, Inter, Udinese, Sassuolo, Atalanta and Palermo are among the clubs tracking Boca Juniors teenage striker Marcelo Torres.
Former Inter assistant manager Nando Orsi claims this Juventus “is better” than Jose Mourinho’s Treble-winning Nerazzurri.
Atalanta are reportedly very close to sealing a deal for FC Copenhagen striker Andreas Cornelius.
Former Villarreal Coach Marcelino, who had been interviewed for the Inter job, is the latest candidate for Roma next season.
Marek Hamsik is in doubt for Sunday’s Serie A trip to Sassuolo, as the Napoli captain has been training separately from the group.
Leonardo Bonucci believes Juventus “have a good chance of winning the Champions League and the Treble. Now it’s all about the mentality.”
Claudio Ranieri would return to work in Italy, “but as a Roma fan, it couldn’t be for Lazio” and tips Real Madrid for the Champions League.
The Lega Serie A should be put under administration tomorrow after the clubs again failed to agree on a new President.
Jorginho wants to lift a trophy as “winning with Napoli is not like winning in other places”.
Roma have decided not to sign Thomas Vermaelen from Barcelona permanently, according to reports.
Rafael Toloi assures he is “not in any way” thinking about leaving Atalanta in the summer.
Tickets for the Coppa Italia final go on sale on Friday, but the date of the match may have to be changed.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino challenges Inter to “speak to Daniel Levy” if they want Toby Alderweireld.
Marco Parolo believes Lazio will need to reach 68 points to assure Europa League qualification.
It’s reported Paulo Sousa’s Fiorentina renewal clause has expired, making it all-but certain he’ll leave at the end of the season.
President Urbano Cairo urges Andrea Belotti to stay at Torino, and won’t sell for less than his €100m release clause.
Cristian Zapata discusses his last-minute goal for Milan against Inter - “Yonghong Li will remember my name!”
Villarreal defender Mateo Musacchio reportedly still wants to move to Milan, and he could arrive for around €15m.
Inter Coach Stefano Pioli acknowledges “it will be important to return from Fiorentina with three points”.
Stefano Pioli admits his Inter side have “lacked concentration for 95 minutes” in their recent winless run.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has ruled-out a summer move for Torino loanee Joe Hart.
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta doesn’t see “disagreements” which would lead to Max Allegri leaving.