NEWS

Tottenham are reportedly attempting to lure Coach Vincenzo Montella away from Fiorentina next season.
Giovanni Trapattoni could be at the 2014 World Cup after all as Coach of the Ivory Coast.
Sinisa Mihajlovic brushed off reports of a contract extension at Sampdoria, focusing on their “duty” against Cagliari.
Gian Piero Gasperini tried to raise Genoa’s spirits ahead of the trip to Livorno. “The derby wasn’t all bad.”
Diego Lopez refused to comment on Massimo Cellino selling Cagliari to mysterious investors, focusing only on Sampdoria.
Alberto Malesani insists Sassuolo “are ready” to take advantage of Inter’s crisis tonight at San Siro.
Verona host leaders Juventus this afternoon and Coach Andrea Mandorlini notes “nothing is impossible.”
The Rome Derby is this afternoon and fierier than ever, while Juventus visit Verona and Inter try to end their crisis against Sassuolo.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Clarence Seedorf seemed to dismiss rumours Mario Balotelli’s tears were down to racist abuse. “It was actually beautiful.”
Clarence Seedorf insisted Mario Balotelli’s tears were not “abnormal” and defended Milan’s performance against Napoli.
Rafa Benitez praised Napoli for their “intensity, pace and quality” to fight back against Milan.
Gonzalo Higuain celebrated his brace to give Napoli the victory over Milan. “I am convinced we’re on the right track.”hig
Adel Taarabt scored on his Milan debut, but a Gonzalo Higuain brace saw Napoli win 3-1 and Mario Balotelli burst into tears.
Francesco Guidolin hailed Udinese's other gear, but Eugenio Corini credited a moment of magic.
Vincenzo Montella was impressed by Atalanta, but Stefano Colantuono saw a familiar pattern.
Udinese captain Antonio Di Natale hinted he isn’t 100 per cent sure to retire at the end of this season.
Vincenzo Montella complimented Atalanta for causing Fiorentina so many problems this evening.
Mauro Tassotti reveals why Ricky Kaka couldn’t start against Napoli and the reasoning behind Ignazio Abate’s new position.
Fiorentina and Udinese earned some much-needed victories over Atalanta and Chievo respectively.
Napoli aim to end their crisis and throw everything they’ve got at Michael Essien and Adel Taarabt’s reworked Milan.
Davide Ballardini insists Bologna “must survive as a team” after selling Alessandro Diamanti to Guangzhou Evergrande.
Diego Armando Maradona is confident Napoli will beat Milan tonight, but “I’d love to be Mario Balotelli’s Coach.”
Palermo broke away at the top of the table after a late victory over Padova, as Empoli and Avellino were held.
Fiorentina aim to get back to winning ways when they host Atalanta, who are fresh from humiliating Napoli.
Udinese take on Chievo in a battle to stay away from the relegation zone and give Hassan Yebda his debut.
Milan and Italy striker Mario Balotelli wrote an open letter after DNA tests proved he is the father of Pia.
Walter Mazzarri hopes Hernanes can revive Inter with his “quality and experience” against Sassuolo.
Andrea Barzagli is out of the Juventus trip to Verona, but Daniel Osvaldo could get his debut.
Rafael Toloi has his first Roma call-up for the derby against Lazio on Sunday afternoon.
Lazio boss Edy Reja would “like to trip Roma up” in the Derby della Capitale. “I haven’t slept for a week!”
Rudi Garcia blasted Lazio Coach Edy Reja for joking about Roma injuries. “In the locker room does he say to break our legs?”
Henrique is ready for his Napoli debut after being included in the squad against Milan tonight.
Fans have started a campaign to help Inter improve their status via crowdfunding. “It is a poetic idea.”
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is in a €70m bidding war with PSG, Chelsea and Real Madrid.

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