NEWS

Juventus launch Carlos Tevez, Fernando Llorente and Paul Pogba against Fiorentina’s Mario Gomez, Juan Cuadrado and Alberto Aquilani.
Gian Piero Gasperini urged Genoa to focus on Chievo before they get lofty ideas about European ambitions.
Sinisa Mihajlovic told Sampdoria that today’s meeting with Livorno is “a Final to be won at all costs” to go beyond safety.
Giampaolo Pazzini warns Milan’s trip to Atletico Madrid on Tuesday “is the game of the season.”
English papers claim Robin Van Persie is so eager to leave Manchester United for Juventus that he’ll pass up a £10m bonus.
Roberto Donadoni feels Parma’s European play-off with Verona is a “tough but stimulating” challenge.
Lazio fans will abandon the stadium today in protest, but Claudio Lotito insists “I won’t sell dreams. I have to tell the truth.”
Verona boss Andrea Mandorlini admits it would be “satisfying” to end Parma’s record run in a showdown for Europe.
President Aurelio De Laurentiis talked up the Napoli troops via Twitter ahead of tonight’s clash with Roma.
Antonio Conte believes Juventus “ought to thank” Fiorentina for beating them 4-2, as it was a wake-up call.
It’s a decisive round for the season, as Juventus host old rivals Fiorentina and tonight second-placed Roma visit Napoli.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Rolando Maran doesn’t know what more Catania can do to win after they hit the woodwork twice in a draw with Cagliari.
Coach Diego Lopez believes Cagliari would’ve won in Catania if they hadn’t gone down to 10 men.
Gonzalo Bergessio scored and Catania hit the woodwork twice, but were unable to beat 10-man Cagliari in a 1-1 draw.
Cristian Ledesma is out of action for Lazio’s mid-table tussle with Atalanta on Sunday.
Clarence Seedorf was disappointed with an “avoidable” defeat to Udinese, but still believes Milan can beat Atletico Madrid.
Antonio Di Natale hailed “a great victory against a great team” as Udinese beat Milan 1-0.
Antonio Di Natale finished off a brilliant team move to give Udinese a 1-0 victory over Clarence Seedorf’s Milan.
It’s a relegation dogfight this evening between Catania and Cagliari at the Stadio Massimino.
Livorno President Aldo Spinelli confessed he’s considering retirement, but wants to “leave the club in Serie A.”
Gonzalo Higuain expressed his joy at playing for Napoli. “It’s the perfect city for football. I set myself no limits.”
Roberto Baggio played for both Juventus and Fiorentina, but tips Carlos Tevez to make the difference tomorrow.
Inter welcome back Hernanes, but face Torino without Ricky Alvarez, Juan Jesus or Walter Samuel.
Serse Cosmi made a successful Pescara debut, but Latina flattened Brescia to go third and Lanciano crumbled in Bari.
Milan reshuffle their line-up with Keisuke Honda and Giampaolo Pazzini as they visit Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese.
Edy Reja said it “hurts my heart” to see the fan protest that empties the Olimpico for Lazio’s game with Atalanta.
Andre Villas Boas praised Cesare Prandelli’s Italy side and Serie A, warning his next job won’t be in the Premier League.
Borja Valero sits out a ban as Fiorentina visit Juventus in the first of three meetings over two weeks.
Andrea Pirlo is suspended, but Giorgio Chiellini returns for Juventus-Fiorentina on Sunday.
Walter Mazzarri is concerned as Inter take on Torino with a revamped defence, but welcomes back Hernanes.
Spanish media claim Atletico Madrid are preparing a huge offer for Inter midfielder Ricky Alvarez.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia believes “all the pressure is on Napoli” tomorrow and defended Daniele De Rossi.
Francesco Totti is still out for Roma’s trip to Napoli, but Kevin Strootman is available after an injury with Holland.
Agent Mino Raiola insists Paul Pogba doesn’t need a contract renewal. “We are interested only in Juventus, the perfect marriage.”

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