NEWS

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.
Christian Maggio and Juan Zuniga are still out of action for Napoli’s visit to Parma on Sunday evening.
Marco Verratti is learning from Andrea Pirlo, mustn’t get Zlatan Ibrahimovic angry, won’t close the door to Juventus, but is “happy at PSG.”
Napoli were reportedly so impressed by Ashley Williams that they’re preparing an offer for the Swansea defender.
Adel Taarabt gave a surprisingly honest interview on Milan, Clarence Seedorf, why he didn’t shine in England and going AWOL from Morocco.
Rudi Garcia “can’t stand negative people,” was angry with Adem Ljajic and promised to chain himself to the gates if Roma sell Miralem Pjanic.
Keisuke Honda assures he is not affected by criticism, but is progressing at Milan despite “different philosophies” with Clarence Seedorf.
It’s reported Giuseppe Rossi will be at Italy’s pre-World Cup fitness tests, but FIFA could block Jorginho’s call-up.
Roy Hodgson assured England will “not sit back against Italy” at the World Cup. “We’ll ask questions of them.”
Inter are said to be targeting Cruzeiro midfielder Nilton or Manchester City’s Javi Garcia this summer.
Chievo defender Nicolas Frey’s three-match ban has been quashed on appeal and Amauri’s cut to two.
Palermo pushed past promotion contenders Avellino 2-0 on Friday to further extend their lead at the top of Serie B.
Chievo and Verona play the Derby della Scala today, followed by Inter-Bologna, while Monday sees Juventus-Livorno and Genoa-Milan.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Catania captain Mariano Izco has issued a rallying cry to the club’s fans by way of an open letter, promising them total commitment for the rest of the season.
Giuseppe Rossi’s agent says his client is doing absolutely everything he can to return to action as soon as possible.

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