NEWS

Silvio Berlusconi has now officially taken back the role of President at Milan that he had to give up due to conflict of interests in 2008.
Walter Mazzarri is excited to celebrate his 400th match as a Coach when visiting Juventus on Sunday. “I’m proud to pass this milestone with Napoli.”
The latest statistics show Italian football’s overall debts have increased to €2.6bn, as only 19 out of 107 clubs surveyed were running at a profit.
The kick-off time for the Chievo-Catania Serie A match on Saturday April 7 has been moved, announced the Lega.
Milan have posted a brief statement defending the quality of San Siro’s playing surface, after Barcelona launched an official protest.
Antonio Cassano’s recovery from heart surgery continues to progress, as today saw him rejoin his Milan teammates for regular training.
Siena’s Franco Brienza has likened his team’s fight for Serie A survival to the demands other teams need to meet to win the Champions League.
Gokhan Inler has promised that Napoli will do everything in their power to secure third place this season, starting against Juventus.
Ahead of welcoming them to Bologna this weekend, Stefano Pioli has reflected on his brief stint in charge of Palermo last summer.
For his first Serie A game in charge, Inter Coach Andrea Stramaccioni is reportedly considering giving Mauro Zarate a starting berth.
Edinson Cavani is desperate to make an immediate return to the Champions League but insists it won’t determine his future with Napoli.
Barcelona have taken their issues with the San Siro playing turf to a higher authority by handing in an official complaint to UEFA.
Fernando Torres’ agent has confirmed that rumours linking Chelsea’s Spanish striker with a summer switch to Roma are untrue.
Lionel Messi believes Barcelona were deserving of a win last night against Milan and that the Spanish should have been awarded a penalty.
Cagliari chief Massimo Cellino has admitted that he made a mistake in sacking Massimo Ficcadenti earlier this season.
Stevan Jovetic is a slight doubt for Fiorentina’s game against Chievo this weekend after missing training today.
Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne would like to continue playing for Pescara should they be promoted to Serie A next season.
Juventus were offered Marek Hamsik before he joined Napoli, former club President Giovanni Cobolli Gigli has revealed.
The fight for Serie A survival may be settled this weekend, with some crucial points on offer.
Cagliari stopper Davide Astori was left impressed by the performance of Alessandro Nesta in last night’s Milan-Barcelona tie.
Milan defender Daniele Bonera is thinking about a recall to the Italian international squad for Euro 2012.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has admitted that he would have liked more time to work with his national side ahead of Euro 2012.
Roma and Juventus are reportedly battling for Pescara teenager Marco Verratti, but his agent insists nothing has been decided.
The Corriere dello Sport is suggesting that Douglas Maicon is in the last few months of his Inter career.
Zenit St Petersburg have yet to make a move for Parma star Sebastian Giovinco, his agent has underlined.
Milan will need to be perfect at the Camp Nou if they are to dump Barcelona out of the Champions League, says Stephan El Shaarawy.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Veteran Clarence Seedorf is confident Milan can qualify past Barcelona in the second leg. “Every side has a weak spot.”
Antonio Nocerino points out Milan “did not allow much to the strongest team in the world and Barcelona respect us too.”
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani feels “Barcelona are afraid of Milan,” but reveals plans to revamp the San Siro turf with an artificial base.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is “optimistic” about Milan’s chances of qualifying for the semi-finals after their draw with Barcelona.
Pep Guardiola said Barcelona “knew Milan’s quality,” but criticised the notorious San Siro turf. “It’s not suited to a football match.”
Massimiliano Allegri said Milan’s draw with Barcelona “gives us strength” for the second leg, but President Silvio Berlusconi was not happy.
Daniele Bonera notes it was “inevitable” the Milan defence would be under pressure against Barcelona, “but qualification is still wide open.”
Luca Antonini was voted UEFA’s Man of the Match and pledged Milan would “play with the same spirit in Barcelona” next week.

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