NEWS

Leeds United manager Brian McDermott has backed Massimo Cellino’s potential takeover of the club.
Inter Coach Walter Mazzarri says he will discuss his future at San Siro with President Erick Thohir in the summer.
Giorgio Chiellini says that Juventus are fully focused on their match against Genoa in Serie A despite Europa League progress now being in the balance.
Mario Balotelli today trained with the rest of the Milan first team squad as they prepare for their weekend match with Parma.
Juventus’ midfielder Paul Pogba says he really wants to win the Balon d’Or one day but admits it will be a difficult task.
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez is fully confident that Marek Hamsik will soon rediscover his best form.
La Repubblica are reporting that Lazio striker Miroslav Klose has been offered a new contract at the club and is considering signing it.
Rodrigo Palacio has admitted his delight at signing a contract extension with Inter earlier on Friday.
Rumours continue to circulate that Javier Mascherano will reunite with Rafa Benitez in the summer and sign for Napoli.
Arsene Wenger has intimated that Nicklas Bendtner’s Arsenal career could be coming to an end after an alleged incident in Copenhagen.
Alessandro Diamanti has revealed that he turned down a move to Juventus in order to stay at Bologna.
Inter have confirmed that Rodrigo Palacio has put pen-to-paper on a two-year contract extension.
Milan have officially offered to buy part of the EXPO site in the city, with the prospect of building a new stadium.
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini has praised Inter boss Walter Mazzarri ahead of their meeting tomorrow night.
There are suggestions in the British Press on Friday that Inter could make a surprise summer move for Diego Poyet.
Clarence Seedorf has been ordered to finish in the Europa League places this season or face the sack.
Reports in the Italian Press this afternoon claim that Francesco Totti will return to the starting XI this week.
Mattia Perin’s agent has insisted that there has been no contact from any other team for his client.
Walter Mazzarri has claimed he feels ‘like Mourinho’, trying to create a siege mentality at Inter.
Emanuele Giaccherini has outlined his hope at making Italy’s World Cup squad, and his gratitude to Antonio Conte.
Lazio are reported as ready to negotiate a deal with Udinese to try to take full ownership of Antonio Candreva.
Reports are that Roma are in talks with Rudi Garcia’s agent this week over handing the Frenchman a new and improved contract.
Antonio Mirante has warned Parma of a Milan looking to react this weekend, as he outlines his objectives to the end of the season.
Cesare Prandelli has denied links with Tottenham Hotspur and has reiterated that if he doesn’t continue with Italy, he’ll take a break this summer.
Napoli full-back Christian Maggio is reportedly recovering in hospital after undergoing emergency surgery on a pneumothorax.
Reports are that Mario Balotelli has been sidelined by Clarence Seedorf in reaction to Milan’s midweek Champions League elimination.
Cesare Prandelli has reflected on Italy’s opening World Cup opponents England: “They have improved a lot.”
Morgan De Sanctis has offered his sympathy to Roma teammate Kevin Strootman, and affirms faith in replacement Rodrigo Taddei.
Mario Gomez recognised the importance of his goal for Fiorentina, not only for their tie with Juventus, but also for his own progression.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Massimo Cellino is forced to wait another 10 days to find out if his takeover of Leeds United has been accepted.
Lazio ultras warned they won’t halt their protest against President Claudio Lotito or “compromise” with negotiations.
Norberto Neto hailed Fiorentina’s attitude after they fought back for a Europa League draw away to Juventus.
Vincenzo Montella said Mario Gomez “couldn’t have picked a better moment” to score in Fiorentina’s draw at Juventus.
Antonio Conte “preferred this performance to Sunday’s” despite the failure to beat Fiorentina in the Europa League.

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