NEWS

There are four games to kick off Serie A Week 34 today, including Napoli-Novara, Chievo-Udinese and a Parma-Cagliari relegation battle.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Pescara put recent troubles aside by earning an amazing 6-0 victory away to promotion-chasing Padova.
Cristian Brocchi is out for the rest of the season, but the Lazio veteran insists he “will not retire yet. I still want to play in the Champions League.”
Domenico Di Carlo prepares his Chievo for a ‘derby’ against Udinese on Saturday and shakes off the pressure. “We want to have fun.”
Massimo Ficcadenti wants to secure Cagliari’s safety in Saturday’s head-to-head with Parma. “I don’t think 40 points are enough anymore.”
Mauro Zarate has found a new lease of life at Inter and thanks the new Coach. “Andrea Stramaccioni has faith in me and I believe we can finish third.”
Edy Reja admits Lazio have numerous problems, but “I have faith in the team” going into Sunday’s match with Lecce.
Ciro Ferrara has called up Ciro Immobile and Samuele Longo for the first time as Italy’s Under-21 side takes on Scotland.
As expected, Ezequiel Lavezzi is out of Napoli’s game with Novara, but Walter Mazzarri reveals why he still won’t play Edu Vargas.
Fiorentina’s medical staff warn they “do not want to take risks” after Stevan Jovetic picked up a new injury ahead of the Inter clash.
Miroslav Klose insists he wants to recover in time for Euro 2012, but also to help Lazio “and score a few goals” in Serie A this season.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has personally covered the €67.3m hole in the club’s budget from January to December 2011.
Francesco Guidolin has confirmed that Maurizio Domizzi won’t play for Udinese this weekend for disciplinary measures.
Attilio Tesser wants his Novara players to forget their current predicament so as to face Napoli on Saturday without fear.
Vincenzo Montella has looked to end speculation on his future by indicating that he will be staying at Catania for next season.
Fabio Borini is a late fitness doubt to face Juventus this weekend, after picking up an injury in training for Roma.
Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has reportedly turned down an advance from Juventus this week to join the Italians in the summer.
Members of Inter’s treble-winning team of 2010 have provided their insight into the workings of former Nerazzurro Coach Jose Mourinho.
Claudio Marchisio admits that finishing the season unbeaten will mean nothing for Juventus if they don’t win the Scudetto.
Adriano Galliani has denied rumours of a poor relationship between Milan President Silvio Berlusconi and Coach Massimiliano Allegri.
Francesco Totti has reflected on spending his career with only Roma and revealed that he would like to play for another five years if possible.
Walter Mazzarri believes his players have all the determination necessary to secure Champions League qualification again, but perhaps not the energy.
Aurelio De Laurentiis is delighted to sign Marek Hamsik to an extended contract at Napoli, a player he believes is one of the best in Europe.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has claimed that Siena’s Mattia Destro will return to the Stadio Ferraris.
David Trezeguet has revealed that he was close to joining Napoli until boss Walter Mazzarri blocked the switch.
Parma have insisted that boss Roberto Donadoni will remain at the club – but they are not so sure when it comes to Sebastian Giovinco.
Alessio Tacchinardi believes that Juventus will soon be in a position to challenge Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Marek Hamsik has extended his contract with Napoli until 2016 after President Aurelio De Laurentiis added his signature during a flight to Milan.
The pressure is on Juventus this weekend to maintain their one-point advantage in the title race, as they host Champions League-chasing Roma.
Gianluca Curci is on stand-by ahead of the Juventus game after Marteen Stekelenburg was struck down by a virus.
Roma’s Fabio Borini has admitted a love for Alessandro Del Piero and Roberto Baggio ahead of Sunday’s game at Juventus.
Chievo’s Francesco Acerbi would not turn down a move to Milan, but his agent insists no deal between clubs has been struck.
Milan will probably offer new contracts to Alessandro Nesta, Massimo Ambrosini and Gennaro Gattuso.
Milan and Inter will play their home games on a synthetic surface from next season onwards, reports La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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