NEWS

Fabrizio Ravanelli believes that Alexis Sanchez is the right man to take Juventus to the next level.
Il Messaggero believe that Juventus, Milan and Tottenham can be added to the list of names tracking Cagliari’s Davide Astori.
Francesco Lodi is reportedly intent on remaining with Catania for next season, even if they drop into Serie B.
Cesare Prandelli and his Italy staff will today reportedly evaluate the results from the physical tests carried out on 42 players at Coverciano last week.
Benfica forwards Rodrigo Machado and Rodrigo Lima have reflected on the task facing the Portuguese against Juventus this week.
Keita Balde Diao’s agent says that the youngster is on the verge of signing an improved contract with Lazio.
Arturo Vidal’s involvement for Juventus in their Europa League semi-final with Benfica is in doubt after he skipped training on Wednesday.
Mauro Icardi’s agent has refused direct comment on rumours linking the Inter striker with an exit, but says such stories are ‘inevitable’.
Sao Paulo’s President says that the club may not be able to compete financially for Ricky Kaka, but that they are ‘the right place’ for the Milan man.
Inter are seen as eager to discuss Walter Mazzarri’s contract with the club come May, before planning out a future with him.
Edy Reja is reported as set to leave Lazio at the end of the season, with the capital club looking at alternative options already.
Marko Livaja has hope of returning to play for Atalanta this season and wants to put aside disciplinary problems, “but with me, you never know!”
Today's front-page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Diego Simeone is confident “the second leg will be much more open” after Atletico Madrid’s 0-0 with Chelsea.
Jose Mourinho revealed “Petr Cech’s season is over and I don’t know about John Terry” after Chelsea’s draw with Atletico Madrid.
Leonardo reveals he left Milan “because of personal misunderstandings” and does not regret quitting Inter for PSG.
Atletico Madrid and Chelsea played out a dismal 0-0 draw in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final.
James Pallotta believes the rest of Serie A should follow the example set by Roma and Juventus.
After Thomas Vermaelen’s agent confirmed Napoli interest, it’s reported the Arsenal defender is in talks with Inter.
Inter boss Walter Mazzarri believes he was “born to be a Coach” and is proud to never have been fired in his career.
Massimo Cellino insists “they made me run away” from Cagliari, dumped Andrea Cossu and described Leeds as “a bloodbath.”
There are reports a holding company could help move Mauro Icardi to Atletico Madrid and Alvaro Morata to Inter.
Kevin Strootman is “on schedule regarding his recovery” from a knee injury, confirmed Roma after a check-up.
Chievo’s hopes of staying in Serie A suffered a blow with news top scorer Alberto Paloschi is injured.
Inter Honorary President Massimo Moratti admits he’ll “often think we could bring back Jose Mourinho rather than buying lots of players.”
Francesco Guidolin admits his Udinese future will be as Coach, director or something else. “We’ll decide which road to go down.”
Giuseppe Rossi is back in full training with Fiorentina, including tackles in games between ranks.
Cagliari forward Victor Ibarbo won’t rule out a move to Massimo Cellino’s Leeds. “We’ll see what happens.”
Ciro Immobile’s agent announced the Torino striker “would like to play for a big club, just like Borussia Dortmund” after the Germans showed interest.
Roma defender Leandro Castan hailed Coach Rudi Garcia. “We’d follow him into battle. He revitalised players who were considered poor.”
Aurelio De Laurentiis called this a “transitional season” for Napoli and therefore third place in Serie A is acceptable.
Nigel De Jong, Rolando and Walter Samuel are among the players suspended for Serie A Week 35.
Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir will officiate the first leg of the Europa League semi-final Benfica-Juventus.
Fabio Capello is convinced that Juventus have what it takes to win the Europa League this season.
Milan CEO Barbara Berlusconi says making money is important to the Rossoneri, just as winning trophies is.

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