Martusciello: ‘Lazio better than Inter’
Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello warns “Lazio are stronger than Inter” ahead of their match tomorrow.
Inzaghi: ‘Lazio must be more cynical’
Simone Inzaghi is “proud” of his young Lazio players, but warns they must show “the right cynicism to close out matches”.
Pjaca gets No 10 role?
Marko Pjaca will reportedly be Juventus’ No 10 against Palermo on Friday as Medhi Benatia will start in Serie A for the first time since November.
‘Juve backed out of Quaison’
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini claims Juventus “pulled out” of negotiations to sign Robin Quaison in January.
Vote of confidence for Juric
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has given a vote of confidence to his Coach Ivan Juric following the Grifone’s poor run of form.
Bauza: No Icardi call... yet
Argentina boss Edgardo Bauza says Mauro Icardi “won’t be called up yet”, although the Inter striker “can be at any other time”.
SA consider Trap & Mancini?
Giovanni Trapattoni and Roberto Mancini are reportedly candidates for the South Africa job after the departure of Shakes Mashaba.
Pioli: Bologna game massive
Stefano Pioli admits Inter cannot afford to slip up against Bologna on Sunday as “this game is worth so much”.
Florenzi facing five months out
Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi is facing a further five months out after undergoing knee surgery on Friday to correct a second ligament tear.
Zico: I could’ve joined Milan
Brazilian icon Zico has revealed that he could have joined Milan before Udinese in 1983, only for Flamengo to reject the Rossoneri’s offer.
Zanetti hails ‘Baggio’s Inter’
Javier Zanetti paid tribute to Roberto Baggio, who turns 50 on Saturday, and felt the retired forward’s Inter side were “a team of champions”.
‘Atalanta in Europe? Why not…’
Atalanta midfielder Jasmin Kurtic says European qualification is well within his side’s reach – providing they can keep going until “the final few games”.
Milan ‘bid €35m for Insigne’
Napoli reportedly rejected a €35m bid from Milan for Lorenzo Insigne in January as the forward’s future is said to be “up in the air”.
Napoli silence 'indefinite'
Napoli announced a Press silence that will carry on indefinitely following the controversy in their 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid.
Zico: 'Udinese in my heart'
Brazilian legend Zico returned to Udine to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the club’s foundation. “Udinese remain in my heart.”
Sebastiani: 'Zeman wants me at Pescara'
Pescara President Daniele Sebastiani reveals he “agreed a deal in two minutes” with Zdenek Zeman and will stay unless someone has a better proposal.
Zeman: 'I owe Pescara'
Zdenek Zeman explained why he returned to Pescara on the verge of relegation. “I owe this club and want to entertain the fans.”
Italy close ranking gap with England
Italy’s European results this week saw them move closer to England in the UEFA ranking, as Roma and Fiorentina won with Napoli losing to Real Madrid.
Sacchi: 'Barca are dead, Juve step in'
“The Barcelona King is dead and Juventus can slip on to the throne,” mused Arrigo Sacchi of the Champions League race.
Sacchi: 'Napoli can beat Real Madrid'
Arrigo Sacchi stood up for Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri after defeat to Real Madrid. “We should all be thankful that they represent Italy.”
Official: Florenzi ACL ruptured again
Roma star Alessandro Florenzi has ruptured the same ACL he tore in October and will be out for another six to eight months.
Atalanta: 'Euro games at Sassuolo'
If Atalanta qualify for the Europa League, they’ll likely play their home games at Sassuolo’s Mapei Stadium.
Alexis Sanchez wants Serie A
Alexis Sanchez is increasingly likely to leave Arsenal and that opens the door to Juventus and Inter for a summer swoop.
Zamparini: 'Dybala the new Messi'
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini trusts Paulo Dybala “is now worth €150m. He’s the new Leo Messi” for Juventus.
Insigne: 'Napoli will amaze Real Madrid'
Lorenzo Insigne believes they can turn the Champions League tie with Real Madrid around. “Napoli will amaze you, we’re alive and kicking.”
Emerson: 'I have courage now'
Emerson Palmieri and Luciano Spalletti analyse how the Roma man went from bemoaned bench-warmer to fan favourite.
Bernardeschi: 'Italy future is bright'
Federico Bernardeschi celebrates “the best goal of my career so far” for Fiorentina and wants to be a leader in the new generation of Italy stars.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Escriba': 'Result doesn't reflect Villarreal'
Villarreal Coach Fran Escribà felt the 4-0 Roma result “did not do justice” to their performance, but concedes they’re almost out of the Europa League.
Hecking: 'If only that penalty...'
Borussia Monchengladbach Coach Dieter Hecking felt his side were “denied a clear penalty that would’ve changed the game” against Fiorentina.
Spalletti: 'Roma gain Euro belief'
Luciano Spalletti hopes Roma’s 4-0 demolition of Villarreal in Spain can “give us the belief we needed” in the Europa League.
Dzeko: 'Not surprised at success'
Edin Dzeko insists he is “not surprised” at being top scorer in Serie A and the Europa League after Roma demolished Villarreal 4-0.
EL: Dzeko treble destroys Villarreal
Edin Dzeko’s hat-trick and a stunning Emerson Palmieri curler gave Roma a crushing 3-0 victory away to Villarreal in the Europa League.
Sousa: 'Bernardeschi can improve'
Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa celebrated the Europa League win away to Borussia Monchengladbach, but told goalscorer Federico Bernardeschi how to improve.
Liveblog: Europa League Night
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Europa League clashes, as Fiorentina are at Borussia Monchengladbach and Roma visit Villarreal.
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