NEWS

Zinedine Zidane had a message for Juventus, but remained cagey on Alvaro Morata’s Real Madrid future.
Manchester City thanked Joe Hart for a 0-0 Champions League semi-final first leg draw with Real Madrid, though Cristiano Ronaldo missed out.
Ciro Immobile’s Torino comeback has been delayed again, as a cyst has formed on the location of the thigh strain.
Juventus and Napoli are set to meet the agent of Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes later this week.
Italian media claim Chelsea are very close to securing Radja Nainggolan from Roma for €40m (£31m).
Carlo Tavecchio warned Italy won’t seek a new Coach until May 21, “because a series of elements could move to make us change decisions.”
Diego Simeone confessed “one day I will return to Inter as a Coach, because I have good memories as a player there.”
Radja Nainggolan is “a universal midfielder wanted by many clubs,” confirmed Roma director Walter Sabatini, but he’s cagey on Chelsea links.
Roma director Walter Sabatini asks Francesco Totti about his retirement. “Do you want to end at the top or when you can’t take it anymore?”
Walter Sabatini reveals Max Allegri almost joined Roma in 2013, but wouldn’t advise Juventus to buy Medhi Benatia.
Walter Sabatini does not regret waiting for Luciano Spalletti, as “Roma couldn’t have won the Scudetto against Juventus.”
Kenya international McDonald Mariga received a five-match Serie B ban for squeezing a referee’s hand so hard it drew blood.
Carpi President Stefano Bonacini hit back at Maurizio Zamparini for claiming referees are trying to relegate Palermo.
Milan Coach Cristian Brocchi was among the students visiting Fiorentina and Paulo Sousa for tactical lessons today.
Beppe Marotta noted Juventus “beat Manchester City twice, yet they are in the Champions League semi-final.”
Alejandro Gomez and Levan Mchedlidze are given three-match bans, while Miralem Pjanic is suspended for Genoa-Roma.
Beppe Marotta confirmed Max Allegri’s contract renewal is “a formality” and this Juventus is “just as strong” as the pre-Calciopoli side.
Cesare Prandelli hinted he’d be interested in taking the Lazio job. “It’s a great team and a great club. Claudio Lotito knows what he wants.”
Udinese, Watford and Granada patron Giampaolo Pozzo is reportedly under investigation for tax evasion.
Massimiliano Allegri’s mentor, Giovanni Galeone, says the Juventus Coach and his predecessor Antonio Conte are “poles apart”.
Sao Paulo’s sporting director doesn’t know if Jonathan Calleri will join Inter - “it doesn’t depend on us”.
Marcello Lippi believes “it will be difficult to bridge the gap” between Juventus and the rest of Serie A.
Marouane Fellaini’s agent says there’s “no contact with Roma” but his client would “consider” a move.
Real Madrid have reportedly told Juventus and Alvaro Morata that they intend to buy the striker back this summer.
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta confirms Martin Caceres “is free to find an agreement with whoever he wants to.”
After an exciting weekend when Roma scored a last minute goal against Napoli to hand Juventus the title Dave Taylor selects his best X1 from Week 35.
Maurizio Zamparini continues his attack on referees - “I fear they want to send Palermo to Serie B.”
It’s reported that FIFA’s Ethics Committee has dropped the charges against Michel Platini.
Maurizio Zamparini declares Palermo’s “fight to avoid relegation was conditioned directly by the referee” in yesterday’s Carpi-Empoli match.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio congratulates Juventus - “you don’t win five Scudetti without good skill, planning and commitment.”
Wojciech Szczęsny “would like to stay at Roma” but “it doesn’t depend totally on me”.
Claudio Ranieri says Leicester City “must keep our feet on the ground” as they stand on the brink of the Premier League title.
Antonio Conte says stats show that Italy are “first in Europe” in terms of dangerous attacks.
Lazio are considering Sinisa Mihajlovic and Cesare Prandelli for next season, according to reports.
Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez reveals “Juve, Inter, Milan, Roma and Lazio” tried to sign him last summer.

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