LIVEBLOG: Serie A Saturday
Follow the seven Serie A afternoon games, including Inter v Parma, Palermo v Milan and Cagliari v Lazio on our liveblog!
Nainggolan: 'The old Roma is back'
Radja Nainggolan trusts the Giallorossi can beat Napoli in the early game “if we play like the old Roma.”
Today’s packed Serie A fixture list kicks off at 11.30 UK time with the Derby del Sole between Roma and Napoli.
Maran: 'Chievo can't relax yet'
Rolando Maran warned Chievo not to get ahead of themselves against Sassuolo, as “safety is not guaranteed.”
LIVEBLOG: Roma v Napoli
Roma and Napoli go head-to-head for Champions League places in the early Easter game, known as the Derby del Sole.
Milan will still pay Muntari
Sulley Muntari told Milan he won’t play anymore, but his agent insists the club will continue to shell out wages.
Barca 'loan' Pogba to Juve?
Spanish papers claim Barcelona have offered €70m for Paul Pogba, but would loan him to Juventus for a year.
Gasp: 'Genoa need more goals'
Gian Piero Gasperini told Genoa they need to be “more prolific” against Udinese to get results back on track.
Keita: 'No Man City offer'
Keita Balde Diao’s agent denies an offer from Manchester City, but will “discuss with Lazio at the end of the season.”
Di Carlo: 'Cesena keep fighting'
Mimmo Di Carlo makes it clear Cesena “will fight to the end” for their Serie A status and must get points off Verona.
Maldini in Mr Bee's Milan?
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims ‘Mr Bee’ would bring in Paolo Maldini as technical director if he bought Milan.
Sarri: 'Empoli can control Juve'
Maurizio Sarri assures Empoli “want to go for it and take control” against leaders Juventus this evening.
Iachini: 'Milan are big, but...'
Beppe Iachini insists Milan “are a big team fighting for important objectives,” but Palermo can upset them again.
Serie A Previews: Easter Spectacular!
There’s a full Serie A programme today, starting with Roma-Napoli, then Palermo-Milan, Cagliari-Lazio, Fiorentina-Sampdoria and Juventus-Empoli.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Di Francesco: 'Not safe yet!'
Eusebio Di Francesco slammed Sassuolo’s recent attitude ahead of the Chievo game. “We’re not safe yet!”
Michu: 'Injury nightmare over'
Michu described his injury nightmare at Napoli and admitted a return to Swansea City is likely.
Zeman: 'Lazio play best football'
Zdenek Zeman believes Lazio “play the best football in Italy,” so Cagliari must pull out all the stops.
Reja: 'More aggressive Atalanta'
Edy Reja urged Atalanta to be “more aggressive” against Torino as they try to break clear of the drop zone.
Donadoni seeks Parma intensity
Roberto Donadoni asks Parma for “intensity and a victory” against Inter, while welcoming Demetrio Albertini.
Dybala agent: 'Big English offer'
Palermo star Paulo Dybala has received “two or three Italian offers, one in particular from England.”
Iturbe 'has English offers'
Juan Manuel Iturbe’s agent warns Roma “don’t understand him and there are some very good offers from England.”
Montella: 'Temperamental Miha'
Vincenzo Montella admits “nobody expected” Sampdoria to be fighting Fiorentina for third with “temperamental” Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Marchisio out of Juve-Empoli
Claudio Marchisio and Kingsley Coman are among those out of tomorrow night’s Juventus-Empoli game.
Ancelotti: 'I don't want Italy job'
Carlo Ancelotti said the pressure at Real Madrid is “the same at Chelsea, PSG and Milan,” but he’s not ready for the Italy job.
Fiorentina injuries pile up
Fiorentina miss Stefan Savic, Manuel Pasqual, David Pizarro and Ciprian Tatarusanu for the Euro showdown with Sampdoria.
Dybala: 'Enjoy last Palermo games'
Paulo Dybala will try to “enjoy these last few games at Palermo” ahead of a move to either Juventus or Arsenal.
Zola's gift to Cagliari
Gianfranco Zola has reportedly reached an agreement with Cagliari to give up on three months of wages.
Braafheid to replace Radu
Lazio lost Stefan Radu, but have Edson Braafheid back for tomorrow’s encounter with Cagliari.
Nagatomo in, Icardi out for Inter
Inter named their squad to face Parma tomorrow afternoon, as Yuto Nagatomo returns and Mauro Icardi is out.
Muntari 'asked to quit Milan'
Sulley Muntari asked not to be in the squad for Palermo-Milan because “he knows he’s not in their plans for next season.”
Balzaretti returns to Roma squad
Federico Balzaretti could make his first appearance for Roma since November 2013 after being named in Rudi Garcia’s squad.
Berlusconi meeting not about Milan?
It’s reported that Silvio Berlusconi’s meeting with Hong Kong investor Richard Lee last night was not about Milan.
Pioli: ‘Concentrated on Cagliari’
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli says his team will only be focused on Cagliari, despite the Roma-Napoli game tomorrow.
‘Sampdoria can compete with anyone’
Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic admits he doesn’t have a ‘Champions League squad’ but his team ‘can compete with anyone’.
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