CATANIA NEWS

Christian Abbiati and Massimo Ambrosini are out of Milan-Catania, but Mario Balotelli returns from suspension.
Massimiliano Allegri insists his “future will not be decided” in the battle with Fiorentina for third place, but warns the match with Catania could be key.
Mariano Izco has extended his contract with Serie A side Catania, the club have confirmed on Thursday.
Marco Amelia has some regrets about Milan’s games against Fiorentina and Juventus, but he’s called for a win versus Catania this weekend.
Alejandro Gomez insists he is just concentrating on Catania amidst transfer links with Inter and Atletico Madrid.
Catania winger Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez admits he’s “flattered to be linked with such a prestigious club as Inter.”
Palermo boss Giuseppe Sannino believes that Sunday's draw with Catania keeps them in place to stay in Serie A.
Rolando Maran reveals Catania's anger at the late equaliser, but Giuseppe Sannino hailed Palermo's hunger.
It was a spectacular afternoon in Serie A, as Fiorentina beat Torino 4-3, bottom of the table Pescara stalled Roma and the Sicilian Derby was decided with the last kick of the game.
The Derby di Sicilia is set to be a fiery one, as Catania can push for Europe and potentially send rivals Palermo into Serie B.
Inter director Piero Ausilio confirmed their interest in Catania forward Alejandro Gomez. “He’d be an important player to build on for the future.”
The Sicilian Derby gives Catania the opportunity to push arch rivals Palermo towards Serie B this afternoon, so Rolando Maran expects “strong emotions.”
It is reported that Dundee United rejected two different offers from Catania for striker Johnny Russell in the last three weeks.
Palermo go into the Sicilian Derby against Catania and desperately need points to escape relegation. “A few weeks ago we were given up for dead, but we came back,” said Giuseppe Sannino.
Palermo forward Josip Ilicic will be fit for the derby match against Catania, the club have confirmed this evening.
Sampdoria say they may opt to keep Maxi Lopez should Catania lower their asking price for the centre-forward.
Catania have officially signed Argentine winger Sebastian Eduardo Leto from Panathinaikos on a free transfer.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamaprini has insisted that Catania are favourites for the Sicilian derby this weekend.
Eugenio Corini felt the heat, while Rolando Maran insisted Catania aren't resting on their laurels.
Inter capitulated amid more controversy against Cagliari, Erik Lamela’s stunner sank Torino and Udinese shocked Parma.