NEWS

Giovanni Trapattoni is struggling to pick a winner between Juventus and Fiorentina, and enthused at Vincenzo Montella’s work.
Arjen Robben has revealed why he turned down a move to Juventus via a text message, and what they said in response.
Reports are that Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is ready to include Parma forward Antonio Cassano in his plans for the World Cup.
Marco Materazzi has revealed his belief that he perhaps only stayed at Inter beyond 2006 because he had just won the World Cup.
Inter reportedly have a draft agreement in place with Fredy Guarin’s agent to extend the player’s contract at the club, as talks open.
Napoli have included Valon Behrami in their 20-man squad to face Porto in the Europa League Last 16 first leg this week.
Andrea Agnelli has backed the widow of Juventus legend Gaetano Scirea for complaints against discriminatory chants, and also urged that focus is correct.
Sampdoria are set to appoint former Milan sporting director Ariedo Braida, as they also try to extend Sinisa Mihajlovic’s stay as Coach.
Piero Ausilio has explained how Inter almost signed Cesc Fabregas, why they have let slip a number of youngsters and contract renewal plans.
Diego Maradona has enthused at Jose Callejon’s work with Napoli, remarking that it was Real Madrid’s mistake to let him go.
Amadeo Carboni considers that whilst Milan ‘lack victories’ and Atletico Madrid ‘have the advantage’, nothing is certain in tonight’s meeting.
Milan youth team co-ordinator Jose Riga is reportedly at Charlton’s training ground ahead of being confirmed as their new Coach.
Adel Taarabt believes that Milan can turn around their Champions League Last 16 tie against Atletico Madrid.
Jose Callejon believes that Napoli will be eyeing a push against Juventus for the Scudetto next season, as he reflects on his goalscoring exploits.
Mario Balotelli and Andrea Poli are both seen as in line to make Milan’s starting XI against Atletico Madrid this evening.
Zenit St Petersburg have announced that they have parted ways with Italian Coach Luciano Spalletti after just over four years in charge.
Claudio Lotito has once more defended his work as Lazio President against protesting fans: “I am guilty only in having too much affection.”
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
10 players have received one match bans after Week 27 of Serie A action, including Mattia De Sciglio.
Massimiliano Allegri could be set for a return to managerial duties with the Greece national team, reports suggest.
Giorgio Chiellini believes that the controversy surrounding his inclusion in last week’s Italy squad has been resolved.
Michael Essien has conceded that the Atletico Madrid fans will play their part in Milan’s clash tomorrow.
With news that he will be out for at least six months, Manchester United will reportedly end their interest in Kevin Strootman.
Clarence Seedorf admits that Atletico Madrid are favourites on Tuesday, but has ensured that his Milan side will fight to stay in Europe.
Napoli have been cheered by the news that Juan Zuniga is allowed to come back to training after injury.
Nigel De Jong has wished Roma man Kevin Strootman all the best after it was revealed the midfielder will miss the rest of the season.
Cristian Zapata has admitted that this current crop of Milan players are working hard to make the club a force in Europe again.
Parma wide man Ezequiel Schelotto has urged fans not to get ahead of themselves, despite a stunning run of form.
Real Madrid have asked Juventus for a meeting to discuss the possibility of signing Paul Pogba, it’s suggested.
Ajax boss Frank De Boer has insisted that he has no intention of leaving the Dutch club, despite links of interest from Inter.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been named as the richest Italian footballer in a list revealed on Monday.
Inter President Erick Thohir says long-term planning will be at the forefront of his thinking when deciding which Nerazzurri players will earn new contracts.
Napoli star Marek Hamsik has hailed his side’s victory over Roma last night as a vital three points.
Torino defender Matteo Darmian is convinced that his side will recover from their recent slump in form.
Chievo forward Alberto Paloschi is delighted that his two penalties made the difference in yesterday’s vital win over Genoa.

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