NEWS

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.
Mateo Kovacic is increasingly frustrated at Inter and it’s reported Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United want him.
Bad news for Juventus, as Andrea Barzagli’s calf problem is continuing and Federico Peluso has a thigh strain.
Fiorentina goalkeeper Norberto Neto says his side are not scared by the prospect of their Europa League match with Juventus.
The brother and agent of Alessandro Del Piero has not ruled out the player’s chances of returning to Juventus.
Parma midfielder Ezequiel Schelotto has played down his side’s chances of securing a Europa League place.
Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti says the team he currently has at his disposal is probably the best he has ever worked with.
The agent of Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon says his client’s penalty save yesterday was merely another example of his greatness.
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci says his side’s late win over Genoa was the most important of their season.
Sampdoria goalkeeper Angelo Da Costa says his team cannot afford to let their guard down following their 3-0 loss to Atalanta.
Fiorentina President Andrea Della Valle is reportedly anxious to open talks with winger Juan Cuadrado over his future at the club.
Cagliari forward Mauricio Pinilla has spoken of his dream of playing for his native Chile at this summer’s World Cup.
Nemanja Vidic says the main reason for his summer move to Inter is that he feels the time is right for a change.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says he has every faith in Coach Giuseppe Iachini and that Pippo Inzaghi will not be replacing him.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi says Coach Clarence Seedorf’s position is safe despite a run of recent poor results.
Leeds United manager Brian McDermott says the prospect of Massimo Cellino buying the Yorkshire club could make it a historic week at Elland Road.
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.
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 Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio is reportedly interested in calling up Argentine-born Palermo striker Paulo Dybala.
Stephan El Shaarawy is set for consultation in the Netherlands today to ascertain the state of recovery in a foot injury.
Beppe Marotta has assured that Juventus’ goal this week is to ‘go to Fiorentina and win’ to maintain their Europa League journey.
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.
Miralem Pjanic has sent a message of support to Roma teammate Kevin Strootman, who will undergo surgery on Tuesday.
Blerim Dzemaili is reportedly in line to take Marek Hamsik’s place in the Napoli team tonight, and for a new contract.
Arrigo Sacchi says fans must have patience at Milan, as he backs Clarence Seedorf and Adriano Galliani amid crisis.
Davide Ballardini’s position as Bologna Coach is reportedly under scrutiny once more, after defeat at the weekend.
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.
Juan Cuadrado hopes that his performance against Chievo will earn him a place in the Fiorentina side to face Juventus in midweek.
Eugenio Corini praised Chievo for their performance at Fiorentina and says the regret in defeat will spur them on to face Roma next week.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gianluigi Buffon saved a penalty on the day he matched Dino Zoff’s tally and said “there’s always hope with Andrea Pirlo.”
Antonio Conte pointed out “only a great team” like Juventus could’ve won in Genoa tonight and blasted their critics.
Vincenzo Montella was impressed by Chievo’s approach, but fears excessive enthusiasm around Fiorentina.
Gian Piero Gasperini found Genoa’s last-gasp defeat “incredibly painful” and felt they deserved to beat Juventus.

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