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Massimo Ambrosini will only discuss a new contract with Milan once the season is over, but his agent confirms that retirement is not an option.
Eduardo Vargas will come good at Napoli, promises his agent, once he has settled into life in Italy and adapted to the Serie A climate.
Ahead of the Coppa Italia semi-final with Juventus, Max Allegri declares Milan are not in crisis and defends Zlatan Ibrahimovic after his weekend dismissal.
The agent to Maxi Lopez has given a ringing endorsement of his client, stating that he is ready to fill the void left by Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Milan.
Antonio Conte has declared that Juventus will do everything to beat Milan in the Coppa Italia, even as he confirms first-team changes will be made.
Vincenzo Montella has warned his Catania players that they must concentrate for each of the remaining 25 minutes of their abandoned fixture with Roma.
Claudio Marchisio has admitted that his Juventus side need to be better prepared when facing Serie A’s smaller clubs.
Former Italy and Milan boss Arrigo Sacchi will be keeping an eye on the development of Pescara young gun Lorenzo Insigne.
Palermo have conceded that Fabrizio Miccoli is playing himself towards a new contract at the Stadio Barbera.
Parma’s Italian international Sebastian Giovinco has been compared to the legendary Gianfranco Zola by Roberto Donadoni.
Luis Enrique insists his Roma side can’t dream of the Scudetto just yet on the eve of their interrupted game against Catania.
Pippo Inzaghi feels that the three-game suspension handed to Milan teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic is excessive.
Zenit St Petersburg officials have flown out to Turin to discuss the possible signing of Milos Krasic from Juventus.
Bologna have confirmed that they have asked for Sunday’s kick-off time for their game against Juventus to be moved.
The agent of Gianluigi Buffon says that there is no meeting planed with Juventus to discuss a contract extension.
Diego Milito says he would happily welcome fellow Argentines Carlos Tevez and Rodrigo Palacio to Italian giants Inter.
League leaders Juventus could be without Simone Pepe for this weekend’s Serie A game against Bologna.
Ruud Gullit has joked that the stress of the title race could see Juventus boss Antonio Conte lose his hair – for a second time.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has refused to rule out Antonio Cassano, Giuseppe Rossi, Francesco Totti or Antonio Di Natale for Euro 2012 selection.
Parma are hoping to mirror Ajax’s ability of unearthing and developing stars of the future, says boss Roberto Donadoni.
Inter captain Javier Zanetti has admitted that the club have put their Scudetto dream on hold. “We have to finish third.”
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has shot down Antonio Conte’s claims that the Rossoneri are favourites for the Scudetto.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Siena President Massimo Mezzaroma believes Juventus’ claims for a penalty on Sunday are incorrect, suggesting Beppe Marotta’s protests are misplaced.
Former Fiorentina and Milan Coach Fatih Terim is targeting summer moves for midfielders Mathieu Flamini and Riccardo Montolivo.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has apologised for getting himself sent off at the weekend, but has faith in his teammates to do well in his absence.
Radja Nainggolan’s agent has reiterated that there is no certainty that the Cagliari midfielder will be joining Juventus in the summer.
Nicolas Burdisso’s recovery from knee surgery is reportedly not going well, prompting fears that he could soon return under the knife.
Giuseppe Sannino admits it would be best to bring forward the kick-off time for Tuesday evening’s Coppa Italia semi-final between Siena and Napoli.
Marcello Lippi has revealed that Chelsea Coach Andre Villas Boas is concerned about facing Napoli in the Champions League last 16 later this month.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been suspended for three games – so he’ll miss Milan’s big clash against Juventus.
Inter President Massimo Moratti says he hasn’t yet discussed the 4-0 loss to Roma with boss Claudio Ranieri.
Bayern Munich could be the summer destination of Inter defender Cristian Chivu, according to rumours.
According to whispers in Tuscany, Milan have agreed personal terms with Riccardo Montolivo of Fiorentina.
Alessandro Matri has regrets about Juventus’ performance in the first 45 minutes of their game against Siena.

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