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Andrea Petagna insists Atalanta “are not inferior” to Milan, while Gianluca Lapadula feels they have the “right attitude” tonight.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, as free-scoring Lazio visit Fiorentina and Atalanta-Milan is a head-to-head for fifth place.
Gian Piero Gasperini wants Atalanta to “lock down Europa League qualification tonight, even if Milan are still Milan.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis said he “will accompany Maurizio Sarri to Bayern Munich or Real Madrid in a private jet” in four years.
Fiorentina fought back from a Keita Balde Diao opener to beat Lazio 3-2, as Simone Inzaghi rested players for the Coppa Italia Final, giving them hope of Europe.
Atalanta and Milan go head-to-head for fifth place and Europa League football, but the Rossoneri are forced into a complete revamp.
The sources continue to pile up with Real Madrid defender Pepe seemingly on the verge of joining Inter for a €5m per year salary.
Radja Nainggolan and Diego Perotti are in the Roma squad to face Juventus, but need fitness tests, while Edin Dzeko and Kevin Strootman miss out.
Claudio Marchisio is in the Juventus squad for tomorrow’s trip to Roma, despite carrying an injury, but Sami Khedira is out.
Director Igli Tare assured Simone Inzaghi “will be the Lazio Coach for a long time” and reveals how badly Luis Alberto struggled to adapt.
Fiorentina director Pantaleo Corvino dodged questions on Stefano Pioli and the future, focusing on their European hopes against Lazio.
Spal Coach Leonardo Semplici and captain Luca Mora were emotional and drained after securing promotion into Serie A for the first time since 1968.
Lazio make several changes for this tricky trip to Fiorentina ahead of their Coppa Italia Final against Juventus on Wednesday.
Spal lost to Ternana, but still earned a dramatic last-gasp promotion into Serie A after 49 years thanks to Benevento beating Frosinone, while Carpi stalled Verona.
Fiorentina already confirmed the next Coach will be Italian, so Chloe Beresford looks at five candidates.
Fiorentina asked Laurent Blanc to replace Paulo Sousa next season, but were refused, according to Spanish paper Sport.
Caretaker Coach Stefano Vecchi promised to “cast aside” Inter players who don’t deliver after Stefano Pioli’s sacking. “Results are partly their own fault.”
Luciano Spalletti fuelled rumours he could join ex-Roma director Walter Sabatini at Inter. “If there was the chance to work together again, why not?”
Luciano Spalletti’s Roma have an injury crisis ahead of the showdown with Juventus, as Edin Dzeko is out with Radja Nainggolan and Diego Perotti doubts.
Torino President Urbano Cairo urged Andrea Belotti to stay, but admits he “didn’t expect so many mistakes from Joe Hart. He did some good things, too.”
Maurizio Sarri is concerned by Torino and the temperature tomorrow, but joked about a lifetime Napoli appointment. “They had the guts to hire me.”
Napoli are interested in Suso if he fails to agree a new contract with Milan, claims Spanish paper Marca.
Roberto Mancini assures Italian Coaches “are the best in the world” after Antonio Conte dominated the Premier League with Chelsea.
Carlo Ancelotti said Antonio Conte “imposed his idea of football and had the courage to change” Chelsea for their Premier League title.
Lazio are without Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Stefan de Vrij and Federico Marchetti for today’s visit to Fiorentina.
Max Allegri complimented Antonio Conte on his Chelsea success and said Gigi Buffon “deserves the Ballon d’Or regardless” of Juventus winning the Champions League.
Max Allegri urged Juventus not to “rush” when trying to take the Scudetto against Roma, rotating ahead of the Coppa Italia Final with Lazio.
Franck Kessie has chosen Milan rather than Roma after the two clubs offered identical terms for the Atalanta midfielder, it’s reported.
Spanish paper Marca claims Pepe will leave Real Madrid as a free agent to sign for Inter next season.
Arsenal have joined Manchester City and Real Madrid in the push for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro.
Torino could ask Fiorentina for Ciprian Tatarusanu next season, as Lukasz Skorupski and Salvatore Sirigu are other alternatives.
Roma are ready to approach Bayern Munich and Germany defender Jerome Boateng as a replacement for Antonio Rudiger, claims the Corriere dello Sport.
Italian papers report Kalidou Koulibaly has an agreement to leave Napoli this summer if a big club makes a huge offer, as Chelsea are still interested.
Claudio Ranieri is “proud to hand over the baton of the Premier League” to Antonio Conte at Chelsea. “From one Italian to another.”
German newspapers are now also confirming Milan have a deal for Wolfsburg left-back Ricardo Rodriguez for €18m plus €3m bonuses.

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