NEWS

Cristian Ledesma is entirely ignoring rivals Roma going into the Coppa Italia Final. “If Lazio play, we have nothing to fear!”
Lazio legend Pino Wilson warned “there will never be a derby like this again” ahead of the Coppa Italia Final.
Roma and Lazio have practically full strength squads going into today’s Coppa Italia Final at 17.00 UK time.
Roma midfielder Simone Perrotta believes they can win the Coppa Italia Final “with tactics and hunger, but above all with heart.”
British newspapers claim Arsenal will offer £15m to Juventus in a bid to lure Paul Pogba back to the Premier League.
Walter Mazzarri’s arrival at Inter could provide a new lease of life for Antonio Cassano, who was on the verge of leaving.
Fiorentina have deals for Marcos Alonso and Joaquin, but are now targeting Galatasaray striker Burak Yilmaz.
So far there are no problems reported around the Coppa Italia Final, though Roma fans could be set for a surprise.
While Clarence Seedorf is expected in Italy for talks, Fabio Capello warns “being Milan Coach is not a joke.”
Nicolò Frustalupi confirmed he’ll follow Walter Mazzarri to Inter. “It’s the club I always dreamed of joining.”
Barcelona have officially signed Brazil and Santos star Neymar on a five-year contract for a reported €25m.
There are reports Alexandre Pato will return to Milan this summer due to Giampaolo Pazzini’s injury, just five months after joining Corinthians.
Juventus are determined to sign Stevan Jovetic from Fiorentina for €30m, offering him the Number 10 shirt, even though Carlos Tevez would be easier.
Fiorentina have told Luca Toni he is free to go, so Bologna, Hellas Verona and Sassuolo came forward with offers.
Chievo President Luca Campedelli hopes Coach Eugenio Corini will stay next season. “As long as he doesn’t ask for Zlatan Ibrahimovic...”
Juventus are reportedly stepping up their attempts to sign Angelo Ogbonna from rivals Torino.
Italy are preparing for the Under-21 European Championships next month and Coach Devis Mangia is confident “we can have a great tournament.”
Juventus, Inter and Milan take part in the Guinness International Champions Cup with Chelsea, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, Valencia and Everton.
Mario Balotelli’s agent insists he won’t be too upset if Massimiliano Allegri leaves Milan. “He just expressed an opinion.”
Roma and Lazio face off for the Coppa Italia Final at 17.00 UK time today, a game that represents “all or nothing” for both teams.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
In all 24 players have been charged with match-fixing in a new scandal at Bari, including Jean-Francois Gillet and ex-Juventus assistant Cristian Stellini.
Arjen Robben wasted several chances, but snatched Bayern Munich’s last-minute 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund to lift the Champions League.
Lazio have named their squad for the Coppa Italia Final against Roma on Sunday evening.
Antonio Conte is in Wembley for the Champions League Final and confirms “it is our aspiration to be here as protagonists.”
Andrea Stramaccioni has been fired by Inter, but it’s reported Genoa have made him an offer.
While Fabio Capello says Milan should keep Massimiliano Allegri, the Coach considers rejecting Roma and PSG to take a year off.
Nicolas Andre Burdisso is a veteran of Rome derbies and insists Roma “have the right mentality to lift the Coppa Italia.”
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte will be at Wembley tonight for the Champions League Final, specifically David Alaba and Marcel Schmelzer.
Aurelio Andreazzoli realises “it’s all or nothing” for Roma in the Coppa Italia Final against Lazio on Sunday.
Amid reports Giuseppe Sannino has told Palermo he wants to leave, general manager Giorgio Perinetti admits “there are some problems.”
Joaquin’s agent admits he “cannot hide” interest from Fiorentina, but assured they’ll wait until Malaga have concluded their campaign.
Lazio captain Stefano Mauri admits the Coppa Italia Final against Roma “is the most important game of my career.”
Vladimir Petkovic is fully aware tomorrow’s Coppa Italia Final against Roma “leads to a triple objective.”
Roma and Lazio ultras have reportedly made a pact to avoid clashes before Sunday’s Coppa Italia Final.

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