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Gabriel Batistuta believes Juventus have picked up a bargain in Dani Osvaldo, as he backs Fiorentina in the League and Europe.
Alberto Gilardino says he is committed to Genoa until at least the summer, with ‘time to plan for the future’.
Robinho’s agent has mused that ‘it is normal to expect a lot’ from the Brazilian, amid whistles from the San Siro support.
Michelangelo Albertazzi says that he and his Verona teammates won’t have fear when they face Juventus next weekend.
Lazio’s increasingly rated forward Keita Balde is reportedly in line for contract renewal talks come the end of the season.
Hernanes has reiterated that he left Lazio for Inter out of the hope that he can move closer to ‘realising his dreams of success’.
Ruben Botta has been officially introduced as an Inter player, and the young forward has insisted he won’t let anyone down.
Rudi Garcia doesn’t believe that his men will be at an advantage when they face Napoli tomorrow, having had the weekend off.
The Giudice Sportiva have confirmed that 12 players have been given a one-game ban after this weekend’s round of fixtures.
Rudi Garcia has praised new signing Radja Nainggolan, insisting that the midfielder can help them in their bid for Champions League qualification.
Roma’s match with Parma has been rearranged for April 2 or April 9, depending on how Lazio get on in the Europa League.
Rafa Benitez has defended his penchant for rotating Napoli’s line-up, as he insists Champions League qualification is their priority.
On loan Fiorentina man Anderson has denied quotes attributed to him suggesting ‘lots of players want out’ of Manchester United.
Giovanni Trapattoni has mused that Rafa Benitez needs to remember he is in Italy and not Spain or England, when applying certain philosophies.
Vangelis Moras has mused on Verona’s continued form and admitted that ‘it would be wonderful’ to beat Juventus in Week 23.
At the end of an extended Week 22 with Juventus still reigning supreme, Dave Taylor picks his standout XI.
Massimo Cellino’s takeover bid for Leeds United looks set to receive approval from the English Football League.
The futures at Inter of both Marco Branca and Indonesian shareholder Rosan Roeslani look increasingly short-term.
The Gazzetta dello Sport suggest that February will see Juventus begin to work through a number of players’ contract renewals.
Gian Piero Gasperini wasn’t too downbeat despite seeing Genoa fall to a derby defeat to Sampdoria.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has enthused at the value of Sampdoria’s derby win over Genoa for where it has placed them in the table.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
It was all-square in the Serie B top of the table showdown, as Kyle Lafferty earned Palermo a 1-1 draw at Empoli.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has conceded that Sampdoria were the better team on Monday evening.
Sampdoria captain Angelo Palombo thought his side deserved to win the Derby della Lanterna on Monday.
Maxi Lopez admitted he couldn’t have asked for a better debut after scoring the only goal in Sampdoria’s 1-0 win over Genoa.
Maxi Lopez’s first half goal was enough to give Sampdoria a hard-fought 1-0 win over their city rivals Genoa.
Fabio Quagliarella’s agent has admitted that the striker hasn’t taken the news that he is out of Juventus’ European squad very well.
Lazio have revealed their 25-man squad for the latter stages of this season’s Europa League.
Reports this morning that Walter Mazzarri was on the verge of the sack at Inter have been dismissed.
Maxi Lopez makes his second Sampdoria debut in the Derby della Lanterna against Genoa this evening.
Leonardo Bonucci has admitted that Sunday’s win over Inter is ‘another brick’ in the Scudetto wall.
Milan have today announced their 24-man ‘A’ squad for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
New Fiorentina signing Anderson has admitted that he wants to make his loan move permanent at the end of the season.
January may be over, but transfer rumours abound that Milan and Juventus will fight it out for Torino’s Alessio Cerci.

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