Milan give injury updates
Stephan El Shaarawy was given the all-clear, but Ignazio Abate is out for 10 days, while Riccardo Montolivo and Daniele Bonera have problems.
Napoli want to keep their Serie A momentum going to chase down Roma in second, but Torino make shock changes.
Clubs like up for Inter's Kovacic
Mateo Kovacic is increasingly frustrated at Inter and it’s reported Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United want him.
Barzagli and Peluso injured
Bad news for Juventus, as Andrea Barzagli’s calf problem is continuing and Federico Peluso has a thigh strain.
Viola ‘have no fear’
Fiorentina goalkeeper Norberto Neto says his side are not scared by the prospect of their Europa League match with Juventus.
Del Piero back to Juve?
The brother and agent of Alessandro Del Piero has not ruled out the player’s chances of returning to Juventus.
Schelotto coy on Parma chances
Parma midfielder Ezequiel Schelotto has played down his side’s chances of securing a Europa League place.
Ancelotti: Madrid my best team
Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti says the team he currently has at his disposal is probably the best he has ever worked with.
‘Buffon proves greatness again’
The agent of Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon says his client’s penalty save yesterday was merely another example of his greatness.
Bonucci: Most important win
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci says his side’s late win over Genoa was the most important of their season.
Samp ‘must have humility’
Sampdoria goalkeeper Angelo Da Costa says his team cannot afford to let their guard down following their 3-0 loss to Atalanta.
Viola plan Cuadrado talks
Fiorentina President Andrea Della Valle is reportedly anxious to open talks with winger Juan Cuadrado over his future at the club.
Pinilla’s World Cup dream
Cagliari forward Mauricio Pinilla has spoken of his dream of playing for his native Chile at this summer’s World Cup.
Vidic: Time for change
Nemanja Vidic says the main reason for his summer move to Inter is that he feels the time is right for a change.
‘No Inzaghi for Palermo’
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says he has every faith in Coach Giuseppe Iachini and that Pippo Inzaghi will not be replacing him.
Berlusconi: Seedorf staying
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi says Coach Clarence Seedorf’s position is safe despite a run of recent poor results.
McDermott: Historic week
Leeds United manager Brian McDermott says the prospect of Massimo Cellino buying the Yorkshire club could make it a historic week at Elland Road.
‘Referees are handling wars’
The President of the Italian Referees Association says he does not have the power to push through change in the way video technology is used.
Preziosi: Many clowns in Genoa
Enrico Preziosi has reflected on frustration at seeing Genoa lose to Juventus and on the ‘clowns’ he sees as he attempts to sell the club.
Italy eye Dybala eligibility
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio is reportedly interested in calling up Argentine-born Palermo striker Paulo Dybala.
El Shaarawy set for assessment
Stephan El Shaarawy is set for consultation in the Netherlands today to ascertain the state of recovery in a foot injury.
Marotta: To Florence to win!
Beppe Marotta has assured that Juventus’ goal this week is to ‘go to Fiorentina and win’ to maintain their Europa League journey.
‘I want Donadoni for five years, but…’
Tommaso Ghirardi says he would hand Roberto Donadoni a five-year contract at Parma if possible, but he cannot stop big clubs’ interest in him.
Pjanic: Strootman, we play for you
Miralem Pjanic has sent a message of support to Roma teammate Kevin Strootman, who will undergo surgery on Tuesday.
Dzemaili set for start, new deal
Blerim Dzemaili is reportedly in line to take Marek Hamsik’s place in the Napoli team tonight, and for a new contract.
Sacchi: Fans must be patient
Arrigo Sacchi says fans must have patience at Milan, as he backs Clarence Seedorf and Adriano Galliani amid crisis.
Ballardini at risk again
Davide Ballardini’s position as Bologna Coach is reportedly under scrutiny once more, after defeat at the weekend.
Seedorf up for discussion
Silvio Berlusconi is reportedly set to discuss Clarence Seedorf’s future as Milan Coach and he could be out before the end of the season.
Cuadrado has Juve hope
Juan Cuadrado hopes that his performance against Chievo will earn him a place in the Fiorentina side to face Juventus in midweek.
‘Chievo to use regrets against Roma’
Eugenio Corini praised Chievo for their performance at Fiorentina and says the regret in defeat will spur them on to face Roma next week.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Buffon: 'Always hope with Pirlo'
Gianluigi Buffon saved a penalty on the day he matched Dino Zoff’s tally and said “there’s always hope with Andrea Pirlo.”
Conte: 'Only a great team...'
Antonio Conte pointed out “only a great team” like Juventus could’ve won in Genoa tonight and blasted their critics.
Montella wary of enthusiasm
Vincenzo Montella was impressed by Chievo’s approach, but fears excessive enthusiasm around Fiorentina.
Gasperini: 'Painful defeat'
Gian Piero Gasperini found Genoa’s last-gasp defeat “incredibly painful” and felt they deserved to beat Juventus.
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