NEWS

Fiorentina will go into Saturday’s game against Juventus in the knowledge that they haven’t beaten them at home in Serie A since 1998.
Samuel Eto’o almost signed for Roma in the summer of 2009 – just weeks before he left Barcelona for Inter.
Massimo Moratti has admitted that Inter will consider seriously rejuvenating their ageing squad over the summer.
An era has come to an end at Inter following their Champions League exit, says former defender Riccardo Ferri.
Ambitious Lazio are showing an interest in Sao Paulo defender Rhodolfo and Ederson of Lyon.
Milan veteran Clarence Seedorf is being paired with a possible move to LA Galaxy – at the request of David Beckham.
Parma have distanced themselves from wild links with Juventus strikers Marco Borriello and Fabio Quagliarella.
Parma will survive the drop and Milan will win the Scudetto, says Gialloblu fantasista Sebastian Giovinco.
Massimo Moratti has refused to blame Claudio Ranieri for Inter’s Champions League exit, but the tactician’s future remains in doubt.
Juventus’ fragility in attack has been underlined today by two sets of statistics in the Gazzetta dello Sport and La Stampa.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Javier Zanetti assures Inter fans “we are just as sad as you” after the Champions League exit to Olympique Marseille.
Didier Deschamps admits Marseille have achieved “something extraordinary” in knocking Inter out of the Champions League.
Claudio Ranieri feels Inter’s exit to Olympique Marseille “sums up our season, but the lads could not have given any more.”
Diego Milito thought he’d done enough to force extra time, but Inter again conceded in stoppages and crash out of the Champions League to Olympique Marseille.
Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has warned “they’ll start with a high tempo and aggressive, which could frighten Napoli.”
Petr Cech insists it will be “a small final” for Chelsea tomorrow. “Our mood has been good and I believe it will show against Napoli.”
Inter President Massimo Moratti is in the stands for tonight’s clash with Marseille. “The players know what I expect from them.”
Fiorentina have warned they “don’t want to become victims” of Juventus complaints against referees when they face off on Saturday.
Edinson Cavani hopes Napoli can repeat their Manchester City exploits and eliminate Chelsea from the Champions League. “Anything can happen.”
Inter have Wesley Sneijder, Diego Milito and Diego Forlan for the crucial second leg as they try to overturn a 1-0 defeat to Olympique Marseille.
Walter Mazzarri is overjoyed at the ‘freeze’ on his touchline ban against Chelsea and warns Napoli are “accustomed to astounding people.”
Serse Cosmi believes Lecce can fight their way to Serie A safety this season, as “six points are not an abyss.”
Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda is adamant his side are “full of confidence” against Inter tonight despite four consecutive defeats.
Former Inter star Adriano’s troubled career took another downward turn today, as Corinthians terminated his contract.
Jose Mourinho is impressed with Napoli as they face Chelsea, while he warns Inter of their “complicated” test with Olympique Marseille.
Genoa have again moved to quash speculation surrounding Rodrigo Palacio, suggesting that a contract extension is more likely than a summer departure.
Transfer guru Lele Oriali has refused to dismiss rumours of a return to Inter, two years on from a less-than acrimonious split from the Nerazzurri
Gianfranco Zola is torn between former sides Chelsea and Napoli as they prepare to meet in Wednesday’s Last 16 second leg clash.
Former Italy Interior Minister Roberto Maroni, who formulised the original ‘fan passport’ scheme, is unhappy that FIGC is replacing it after just a few seasons.
Walter Mazzarri will be on the bench for Napoli’s crucial Champions League clash with Chelsea after an appeal on his original suspension was upheld.
Gabriel Batistuta has admitted that he cannot play football anymore as a consequence of the injuries picked up during his professional career.
Cristiano Ronaldo has distanced himself from a possible future transfer to Milan, saying he is happy at Real Madrid.
Espanyol have admitted an interest in keeping Inter midfielder Philippe Coutinho at the club for the 2012-13 campaign.
Cristian Brocchi is hopeful that he will be handed a new one-year contract with Italian club Lazio.