NEWS

Sampdoria forward Stefano Okaka has thanked Blucerchiati Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic for persuading him to join the club.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia fears his side will struggle to cope next season if they do not add sufficient depth to their squad.
Giuseppe Galderisi has given his opinion on tonight’s Europa League semi-final first leg between Benfica and Juventus.
Milan Coach Clarence Seedorf credits a team ethic for the Rossoneri’s recent turnaround in form.
Inter have reportedly added Roma’s Mattia Destro to their list of potential targets to reinforce their attack with this summer.
Enrico Preziosi has ruled out a return to Genoa for Stefano Capozucca and listed faith in former midfielder Omar Milanetto.
Clarence Seedorf has tempered Milan expectation heading into their clash with Roma: “The difference between them and us is great.”
The Fininvest group have denied that they are considering ‘any possibility of the transfer of control of Milan’, amid continued rumours involving Peter Lim.
Michel Platini promises ‘tough measures’ against clubs found in contravention of Financial Fair Play, but no exclusion from European competition.
Federico Marchetti has insisted that he has never been distracted by transfer rumours, but he fails to commit long term to Lazio.
Speculation is that Antonio Conte will opt for Mirko Vucinic to partner Carlos Tevez in attack against Benfica tonight.
Fabrizio Miccoli says whoever wins between Benfica and Juventus wins the Europa League, as he explains why he’ll be cheering for the Portuguese.
Jorge Jesus sees similarities in philosophy between Benfica and Europa League semi-final opponents Juventus.
Rodrigo Palacio says Inter’s focus is first on defeating Napoli this weekend, before coming up against Milan in the ‘most beautiful game of the year’.
Today's front-page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Karim Benzema’s first half goal was enough to give Real Madrid a hard fought Champions League semi-final first leg win over Bayern Munich
Fiorentina’s Massimo Ambrosini says his side must learn the art of winning while not playing well if they are to be successful.
Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon says the prospect of the Old Lady playing at home in the Europa League final is still a long way away.
Antonio Conte confirms he did not call Napoli counterpart Rafa Benitez for advice on how to beat Juventus' Europa League opponents Benfica.
Fiorentina’s Ryder Matos has thanked Coach Vincenzo Montella for the faith he has shown in him.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia says he is fully committed to the club but wants a team that can be competitive on all fronts next season.
Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti says he is happy at the club and has confidence in his team ahead of their Champions League semi-final.
Former Liverpool midfielder Didi Hamann thinks Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez would be an ideal candidate for the Manchester United job.
Lazio doctor Roberto Bianchini is confident that striker Miroslav Klose will be back in time for the team’s final three matches of the season.
Alessandro Del Piero is being linked with a move to Chinese outfit Guangzhou Evergrande, who are coached by Marcello Lippi.
Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has once again insisted that Mario Mandzukic will stay with the club.
Sulley Muntari has admitted that Milan’s next two games are vital if they are to qualify for the Europa League.
Algerian youngster Zinedine Ferhat has denied reports that he could move to Milan in the summer.
Barcelona have released a statement claiming they have ‘responded positively’ to FIFA’s decision to provisionally suspend their transfer ban.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has admitted that Juventus’ Europa League semi-final against Benfica has ‘a double significance’.
Fiorentina and Juventus have both been fined for offence chants and banners displayed during their game last month.
Rolando Bianchi’s agent has rubbished suggestions that his client has fallen out with Coach Davide Ballardini.
Despite rumours of interest in Alexis Sanchez, another Spain-based striker is reportedly in Juventus’ sights.
Napoli defender Henrique has been involved in a car accident this afternoon, but is thought to be unhurt.
Sampdoria are looking at potential replacements for Sinisa Mihajlovic, with Basel boss Murat Yakin top of their list.

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