NEWS

Sinisa Mihajlovic’s assistant manager Nenad Sakic admits “it’s not easy” to replace him for Lazio-Sampdoria today.
Roberto Donadoni’s Parma already shocked Napoli once and he trusts they can do it again this evening.
Inter President Erick Thohir was unimpressed with the 2-2 draw against Bologna. “Samir Handanovic saved the point.”
Roma take on their Cagliari taboo and Napoli visit Antonio Cassano’s Parma, while Milan have a difficult trip to Genoa.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Davide Ballardini said Bologna should “keep this attitude all the way to May” after pegging Inter back to a 2-2 draw.
Walter Mazzarri said he “should’ve smashed up the locker room” to keep Inter focused after a 2-2 draw with Bologna.
Despite Mauro Icardi’s brace and a Diego Milito saved penalty, Inter couldn’t get more than a 2-2 draw with Bologna.
Italian media claim Inter are close to a €30m deal for Porto striker Jackson Martinez, selling Samir Handanovic.
Eugenio Corini remains confident Chievo “can fight for safety with this determination” despite defeat to Verona.
Andrea Mandorlini dedicated Verona’s win over local rivals Chievo “to the fans. We really wanted this win.”
Javier Zanetti admits these could be his final weeks as a professional player. “We’ll see what the club wants.”
Luca Toni is happy with his decision to join Verona and said “why not?” to a World Cup call.
Inter President Erick Thohir told Walter Mazzarri “we need to get into Europe,” but remained cagey on transfer targets.
Luca Toni set a new club record and gave Hellas Verona victory in the Derby, beating Chievo 1-0.
Inter badly need a boost after recent setbacks and welcome Bologna with Ricky Alvarez and Hernanes starting.
Antonio Cassano is in the Parma squad to face Napoli, but it remains to be seen if he’s fit enough to start.
Borja Valero, Manuel Pasqual and Mati Fernandez have all shaken off injuries to be in Fiorentina’s squad against Udinese.
Massimo Cellino will officially buy 75% of Leeds United after winning his appeal against the Football League.
Radja Nainggolan warned he “wouldn’t celebrate” if he scores for Roma against his beloved Cagliari tomorrow.
Juventus chief Beppe Marotta maintains Serie A should return to 18 teams and is “strongly against” technology in football.
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini criticised Chievo for their ticketing price, as fans boycott today’s Derby.
It’s Verona Derby day as Chievo and Hellas go head-to-head in a bitter grudge match.
Trapani lost a five-goal thriller and Lanciano’s bubble has truly burst, but Cesena and Latina climb as Siena and Crotone slip.
Lorenzo Insigne confessed he feels unappreciated at Napoli. “I work so hard, but if you don’t score then you’re nobody.”
Massimo Cellino has won his appeal against the Football League, so will be allowed to buy Leeds United.
Edy Reja is willing to bet on Lazio getting into Europe, but loses Federico Marchetti against Sampdoria.
Andrea Pirlo assures he is “compatible with Marco Verratti” for Italy, will renew his Juventus contract and left Milan on good terms.
Vincenzo Montella warned Udinese are “a tough opponent” for Fiorentina and laughed off links with Milan.
Rudi Garcia expects Roma to end their Cagliari taboo “to extend the lead over Napoli and close the gap on Juventus.”
Ex-Milan Coach Massimiliano Allegri turned down the Greece national bench “to be free for a club next season.”
Francesco Totti and Douglas Maicon have shaken off injuries to feature for Roma against Cagliari.
Udinese are without Antonio Di Natale, Maicosuel, Maurizio Domizzi and Gianpiero Pinzi against Fiorentina.
Rafa Benitez is impressed by Parma, building for Napoli’s future and insists they can catch Roma in second place.
Arsenal are reportedly prepared to offer €12m for Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic.

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