NEWS

Antonio Conte reassured Chilean journalists on Arturo Vidal, prepared Juventus for Sassuolo and called Rudi Garcia’s comments “provincial.”
Pepe Reina is enjoying Napoli and has faith Gonzalo Higuain will play the Coppa Italia Final, but “I have to go back to Liverpool.”
Argentina manager Alejandro Sabella is due in Italy to view several players ahead of the World Cup, but not Carlos Tevez.
Andrea Mandorlini is confident Verona’s Europa League hopes are still alive ahead of today’s early kick-off with Catania.
Ex-Juventus President Giampiero Boniperti urged the team to follow his example of doing The Double in 1977.
Maurizio Pellegrino won his Catania debut and said an upset against Verona today could “open an important scenario.”
Europe, relegation and the Scudetto are in the balance in Livorno-Lazio, Torino-Udinese, Cagliari-Parma, Verona-Catania and Sassuolo-Juventus.
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Walter Mazzarri felt Inter would’ve beaten Napoli if they had taken some of their many first half chances.
Rafa Benitez felt Napoli “played to win” against Inter, but has to wait for news on Gonzalo Higuain’s injury.
There are concerns for Gonzalo Higuain after he was stretchered off in tears during Napoli’s 0-0 draw at Inter.
Gokhan Inler regrets hitting the post against Inter and trusts Napoli are ready for the Coppa Italia Final.
Inter and Napoli wasted numerous chances, forcing saves and hitting the woodwork, in a 0-0 draw that had Gonzalo Higuain stretchered off.
Davide Ballardini admits it is “a very difficult moment” for Bologna, but he still believes in safety.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado opened the door for an exit. “Fiorentina is my present, my agent talks about the rest.”
Vincenzo Montella hailed Juan Cuadrado, but “it’s a shame we won’t have him for the Coppa Italia Final.”
Inter President Erick Thohir confirmed “a commitment to Walter Mazzarri for several years, but at the same time we need results.”
Hernanes starts for Inter against Napoli tonight and believes “these are two of the best teams in Italy.”
Walter Mazzarri and Rafa Benitez face their past as fifth welcome third in tonight’s intriguing Inter-Napoli.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado scored two and set up a third as Fiorentina crushed Bologna 3-0 at the Dall’Ara.
Parma are without the suspended Gabriel Paletta for Sunday’s game in Cagliari.
Lazio are missing Miroslav Klose, Federico Marchetti and more for tomorrow’s trip to Livorno.
Pundit Ciccio Graziani has a new idea for dealing with Mario Balotelli. “I’d have given him a kick up the backside!”
Davide Nicola returns to the Livorno bench against Lazio and promises “we can end the season as heroes.”
Fiorentina opt for Juan Guillermo Cuadrado, Joaquin and Josip Ilicic for their trip to relegation battlers Bologna.
Palermo’s promotion party must wait, as Empoli leapfrogged Latina into second place, while Juve Stabia are relegated.
Racing Club confirmed talks to sell Rodrigo De Paul to Udinese and their offer to sign Inter’s Diego Milito.
Edy Reja gave Lazio a stark deadline. “If we don’t beat Livorno tomorrow, then we don’t deserve to be in Europe.”
Roberto Donadoni warned Parma’s trip to Cagliari “is like a Cup Final” for their European ambitions.
Milan CEO Barbara Berlusconi refused to back Clarence Seedorf. “No comment. These decisions aren’t up to me.”
Chilean media claim Inter have agreed to play a friendly against Colo Colo in May to celebrate the title.
Zvonimir Boban reiterated Mario Balotelli’s performance was “shameful,” he “lacks self-criticism” and Milan need Silvio Berlusconi.
Udinese insist Silvan Widmer won’t be going to Inter, but are “happy to talk” if Juventus ask for Roberto Pereyra.
Daniele De Rossi trusts Roma’s record-breaking campaign can set them up for next season too. “We can beat anyone.”
Udinese face Torino tomorrow without Antonio Di Natale, Maurizio Domizzi and two goalkeepers.

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