NEWS

Mario Balotelli’s turbulent relationship with Milan could come to an end in the summer, with Monaco apparently keen.
The Arena de Sao Paulo in Brazil could be unfinished when the World Cup starts in June, according to reports.
Juan Iturbe will almost certainly leave Verona in the summer, with Roma and Liverpool both reportedly interested.
Milan have received some uncharacteristic good news this afternoon, with Stephan El Shaarawy set for a return.
As Week 28 demonstrated the more things stay the same, the more they change, Dave Taylor names his best XI performers.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has praised former midfielder Josip Ilicic, claiming he has a ‘rare’ talent.
Rumours continue to surface that Paris Saint-Germain will go all out in the summer to sign Paul Pogba.
Pressure continues to mount on Clarence Seedorf, with reports that the Dutch Coach will be gone before the end of the month.
Arturo Vidal has insisted that whilst transfer links to Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United are nice, he is focused only on his football at Juventus.
Nemanja Vidic says the opportunity to play in another league was behind his decision to sign for Inter, not the change in management at Manchester United.
Fredy Guarin is seen as closing in on agreeing a contract extension and improvement with Inter.
Leonardo believes no one person can be blamed for Milan’s crisis, as he talks of links to Inter and the hope of a return to the field.
Former Milan full-back Luca Antonini has echoed Paolo Maldini’s critical words on Milan’s crisis, whilst affirming his commitment to Genoa.
Whilst an initial approach has been rejected, Gian Paolo Montali could still look to lead a takeover at Bologna.
Roma and Torino reportedly risk punishment from the authorities for discriminatory chants heard over during Week 28’s fixtures.
Paolo Maldini’s strike out at Milan includes Adriano Galliani’s acceptance in 2011 to release Andrea Pirlo on Massimiliano Allegri’s say-so.
Antonio Cassano says he is looking to end his career at Parma and that whilst he has yet to talk over a return to Italy, he is open to it.
Massimo Cellino’s attempts to take over Leeds United look to have hit another barrier after being found guilty of tax evasion in Italy.
Paolo Maldini has hit out at a Milan he sees as ‘destroyed’: “Adriano Galliani feels all powerful. There is no project.”
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Udinese assistant manager Fabio Viviani hailed his side’s never say die spirit. “Not everyone can play like this at Roma.”
Rudi Garcia admits Roma “hadn’t suffered like this at home” all season after a 3-2 win over Udinese.
Francesco Totti thanked Morgan De Sanctis and dedicated Roma’s win over Udinese to Kevin Strootman.
Francesco Totti scored on his comeback, but Roma only squeezed a 3-2 thriller against Udinese to retain second place.
Rafa Benitez refused to discuss the controversial incident that decided Napoli’s victory at Torino.
Giampiero Ventura was “embarrassed” by the officiating and “shocking injustice” as Torino lost to Napoli.
Gonzalo Higuain admits “there was contact” with Kamil Glik, but denies fouling the Torino defender in Napoli’s 1-0 win.
Giuseppe Rossi will be at the Stadio Franchi on Thursday for Fiorentina-Juventus in the Europa League.
Torino hit the woodwork twice and forced several tough saves, but Napoli won at the last minute with Gonzalo Higuain.
Francesco Totti is back in the Roma line-up after a month out, but they welcome Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese.
The judges in the Calciopoli civil trial ruled Luciano Moggi and others worked to damage the impartiality of referees.
Giovanni Trapattoni celebrated his 75th birthday, revealed the secret to Juventus success and praised Rafa Benitez.
The President of River Plate raised doubts over Esteban Cambiasso’s future by claiming “he’ll play in the United States.”
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.

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