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Renzo Ulivieri, President of the Italian Coaches’ association says Coaches won’t criticise referees anymore.
Beijing Gouan are reportedly ready to raise their offer for Luiz Adriano, after Milan rejected their €10m bid.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio says Juventus-Napoli can “represent Italy” and generate foreign interest.
Milan have announced that Juraj Kucka will be out for at least a week with a hamstring injury.
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Antonio Conte says ‘Italy can’t wait, we need Marco Verratti to be a leader right away.’
World Cup final referee Nicola Rizzoli says ‘the referee of Juventus-Napoli has been preparing for some time.’
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti says Juventus’ clash with Napoli on Saturday will be ‘the highest expression of our football’.
Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio says ‘we’re very calm’ and ‘only one point from the Champions League’.
Adriano Galliani thinks ‘Milan can reach the Champions League’ but says drawing with Udinese was ‘a shame’.
Inter’s Eder ‘preferred Serie A’ says Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri, who believes there’s ‘no favourite’ between Juventus and Napoli on Saturday.
Claudio Ranieri says he asked his Leicester players to be ‘desperate like last season’ and denies that he was 24th choice for the job.
English reports say that Roma have decided against making Wojciech Szczesny’s move from Arsenal permanent.
Fiorentina will reportedly hold clear-the-air talks with Coach Paulo Sousa after tension following a disappointing January transfer window.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni says the club are ‘making progress’ but need to ‘win without worrying about other teams’ results.’
Reports say Walter Sabatini will stay on as Roma sporting director at the end of the season despite rumours of an exit.
Coach Giampiero Ventura’s summer exit from Torino is inevitable after a disappointing season, say reports.
Giorgio Chiellini’s injury could reportedly see him miss crucial Juventus fixtures against Napoli and Bayern Munich.
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Kalidou Koulibaly thanked Napoli fans for “an unforgettable moment” as they showed solidarity after he was racially abused.
Luciano Spalletti warned Roma “can’t have these lapses” after almost throwing away their lead against Sampdoria.
Vincenzo Montella felt Sampdoria “deserved an equaliser” against Roma after hitting the bar in stoppages.
Fabrizio Castori was upset with the referee after Carpi’s defeat. “If you give Napoli space, it’s suicide.”
Diego Perotti “fit right in” at Roma and got his first goal, but admits Sampdoria scared the Giallorossi.
Diego Perotti gave Roma a 2-1 win over Sampdoria to close on the top four, but the woodwork rescued them in stoppages.
Roberto Stellone felt Frosinone did all they could in the 2-0 home defeat to Juventus. “We could’ve gone in front.”
Torino fans staged a furious protest after the 2-1 home defeat to Chievo, as Coach Giampiero Ventura takes the blame.
Empoli boss Marco Giampaolo was content with “a good point” away to Atalanta.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni joked about Luciano Spalletti’s “little mouse” and wants victory against Sampdoria.
Sampdoria director Carlo Osti is confident “sooner or later Vincenzo Montella’s football will pay off.”
Edy Reja appreciated Atalanta’s performance against Empoli and felt they deserved victory.
Atalanta had the best chances, though Riccardo Saponara also hit the woodwork, as Empoli earned a stalemate.
Roma have the chance to close on Inter in fourth place, but face Vincenzo Montella’s Sampdoria.
Palermo Coach Giovanni Tedesco praised his team's 2-2 draw against Sassuolo: 'After Napoli, they're the best in Serie A'.
Gigi Del Neri noted Verona’s 3-3 draw with Inter “proves we believe in safety,” although they remain rock bottom.