NEWS

Demetrio Albertini claims Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco is “too inexperienced” to become Italy manager.
Palermo assistant manager Giovanni Tedesco has resigned after Walter Novellino’s dismissal.
Serie B club Bari have announced they will sell half their shares to Malaysian investor Dr Noordin Ahmad.
Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi confirmed he “rejected €13m” for Lorenzo Tonelli in January and there is no Lazio deal.
Manchester United have joined Chelsea and Arsenal in tracking Kostas Manolas, but Roma are unlikely to sell this summer.
Samuel Eto’o would like to Coach Inter one day - “I’ll win like I did as a player”.
Walter Novellino confirms he’s been sacked by Palermo - “I’m very disappointed and saddened”.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has reportedly been offered to Juventus for next season.
Former Inter general manager Marco Fassone says they “expected a little more” than fourth place.
Gonzalo Higuain will put his case to the Corte d'Appello Federale on Friday, as he looks to have his ban reduced.
Paulo Dybala hopes to return “as soon as possible” for Juventus, as he battles a calf injury.
Walter Novellino doesn’t know if he’s still Palermo Coach - “so far there’s been no call”.
Samuel Eto’o and his lawyer are in Italy, to explain their €400,000 claim against Sampdoria.
Palermo have reportedly all-but agreed to bring back Davide Ballardini, with Walter Novellino sacked.
Juventus will reportedly hand Domenico Berardi a five-year contract when they sign him from Sassuolo this summer.
The mayor of Turin is “absolutely in favour” of renaming Stadio Olimpico as “Stadio Grande Torino”.
Erick Thohir assures he won’t sell Inter, but confirms he’s looking for “a minority partner”.
Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio says they “won’t give an inch” to Napoli in the Scudetto race.
Paulo Dybala knows Juventus “are very close” to the Scudetto - “we can’t let it slip”.
Reports say Juventus will attempt to conclude the long-awaited contract extension for Massimiliano Allegri this week.
Napoli’s Maurizio Sarri has been named as Football Leader Coach of the Year, voted for by leading journalists.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini will reportedly meet Davide Ballardini later today as he considers changing Coach yet again.
Tennis legend Roger Federer gives his support to Roma’s Francesco Totti: “Francesco, Valentino Rossi and I personify our sports.”
Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi says ‘renewal talks will happen shortly’ for Coach Marco Giampaolo.
Zenit’s sporting director reportedly had a list of five players to watch during Fiorentina’s loss to Empoli on Sunday.
Former Italy CT Arrigo Sacchi says PSG’s Marco Verratti ‘could become like Picasso’ and has ‘perfected the talent God gave him’.
Reports say Palermo could sack Walter Novellino and re-hire Davide Ballardini in what would be their ninth coaching change of the season.
Torino President Urbano Cairo says ‘I want Giampiero Ventura to stay’ after links with Italy and Lazio.
Inter’s season deserves ‘a 6/10 mark’ according to director Piero Ausilio, who wants to ‘build the team around Mauro Icardi’.
Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio admits he ‘expected more goals’ and says there’s ‘no interest’ in Lazio’s Lucas Biglia.
Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio says ‘Roberto Mancini has already yielded results’ but admits ‘growth will be slower with our UEFA agreement’.
Reports say Chelsea want Radja Nainggolan for €35m but Roma won’t sell for under €45m, while players could be offered in exchange.
Inter’s chief scout was at the Marassi to watch Sampdoria’s Roberto Soriano and Udinese’s Silvan Widmer on Sunday, say reports.
Reports say Juventus are considering an assault for Borussia Dortmund’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan before he renews his contract.
Mario Balotelli reportedly wants to stay at Milan, but will need more than a good performance against Juventus to convince them to keep him.