NEWS

Lazio’s quest to qualify for the Champions League will have to go on without Cristian Brocchi, after the midfielder was ruled out for the rest of the season.
Diego Forlan’s representative has again dismissed rumours that the striker is going to leave Inter in the summer.
Giovanni Marchese still believes that Catania can qualify for Europe this season, with the weekend providing an opportunity to show why.
Ezequiel Lavezzi is reportedly out of Napoli’s home game with struggling Novara due to a thigh strain and he will have to undergo a scan.
Michel Platini has refused to be drawn on the issue of Alessandro Del Piero leaving Juventus this summer.
Reports are suggesting that Sinisa Mihajlovic has agreed to become Serbia’s new Coach, ending chances of a quick return to Serie A management.
Mario Yepes has underlined that he won’t discuss his future with Milan until the season has come to an end.
The funeral of Piermario Morosini has taken place in his hometown of Bergamo following his tragic death at the weekend.
Milan made a bid for Domenico Criscito before he left Genoa for Zenit St Petersburg last summer.
Sky Sport Italia are suggesting that Marek Hamsik has finally put pen to paper on a new contract at Napoli.
Brescia star Omar El Kaddouri says that he feels ready to play in the Italian top flight after links with Lazio and Juventus.
Milan veteran Massimo Ambrosini doesn’t understand why there is so much scepticism about his side’s chances of winning the Scudetto.
There are likely to be more Juventus fans than Cagliari supporters when the two sides meet in Week 37 after Trieste was confirmed as the venue.
Genoa have responded to rumours that Roma want Rodrigo Palacio by shelving transfer talk until the summer.
The Corriere dello Sport is suggesting that Riccardo Montolivo could be relegated to the stands for Fiorentina’s game against Inter.
Luca Antonini has revealed a desire to end his playing days with current club Milan.
Torino, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly monitoring Andrea Ranocchia’s situation at Inter.
Milan man Sulley Muntari has launched a sensational attack on Inter director Marco Branca. “None of the players like him.”
Italian Football Federation Vice-President Demetrio Albertini has backed Antonio Di Natale for Euro 2012 selection.
Milan will ponder making a bid for Zenit’s Domenico Criscito given the likely exit of Gianluca Zambrotta.
Cesena could all but be gone and any number of mid-table sides safe by the end of Week 34, as the relegation battle develops further this weekend.
Catania are confident that they will be able to keep hold of boss Vincenzo Montella for at least one more campaign.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici was again at Stamford Bridge last night on a Chelsea scouting mission.
Maxi Lopez believes that he has done enough at Milan since his January arrival to earn a permanent move to San Siro.
Cristian Chivu’s representative will meet with Inter at the start of next week to discuss the player’s future.
Gigi Del Neri is being linked with the Genoa job once the current campaign comes to an end.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Novara Coach Attilio Tesser admits he’ll ask Giuseppe Mascara for pointers on how to beat his former club Napoli this Saturday.
Luciano Moggi has warned Juventus “it would be a mistake” to let Alessandro Del Piero leave and the Scudetto is not won yet.
Daniele Bonera believes Milan will be back on the ball after a week’s break in fixtures and ready to fight Juventus for the Scudetto.
Javier Zanetti is still going strong at Inter and reveals the secret of his success. “I live day by day and enjoy what I do.”
Cesare Prandelli has not closed the door to veterans for Euro 2012. “Francesco Totti and Alessandro Del Piero still have much to give.”
Japanese internationals Eiji Kawashima and Shinji Kagawa are linked with Milan, but Yuto Nagatomo feels they are “ready for Inter.”
Udinese patron Giampaolo Pozzo has suggested an intriguing proposition. “Alessandro Del Piero would do very well here.”
Gianluca Vialli believes Juventus have done the right thing in letting Alessandro Del Piero go. “His presence scares the other strikers.”

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