NEWS

Fiorentina are reportedly pressing to close a deal for Benfica defender Lisandro Lopez in January.
Reports say Manchester City are ready to pay €40m for Inter captain Mauro Icardi in the summer.
Gremio President Romildo Bazan confirms interest in Napoli’s Henrique but says the Partenopei ‘must first decide to sell.’
Bologna have reportedly turned down €20m offers from Chelsea and Manchester City for Amadou Diawara.
The agent of Simone Zaza says ‘a loan is possible’, with several Premier League sides reportedly lurking.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Crotone snatched victory at Como to stay top despite Cagliari success and Spezia ended Vicenza’s fine form.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni silenced doubters. “We are among the 16 best teams in Europe and deserve to be there.”
Alessandro Florenzi “would’ve preferred 70,000 fans jeering” rather than the 29,000 who turned up for Roma-BATE Borisov.
Roma President James Pallotta insists “the team deserves to be applauded, not whistled at” for Champions League qualification.
Rudi Garcia insisted “Roma did everything to score and did not play badly” against BATE Borisov. “We did qualify.”
Wojciech Szczesny “got lucky” in the 0-0 draw with BATE Borisov and reassured “frustrated” Roma fans.
Roma and Juventus are in the Last 16 of the Champions League, but risk a tough draw on Monday.
Radja Nainggolan insists Roma “gave everything” in their 0-0 draw with BATE Borisov. “Qualification is positive.”
Roma scraped a 0-0 draw with BATE Borisov, but qualified for the Champions League Last 16 thanks to Bayer Leverkusen’s stalemate with Barcelona.
Dusan Basta assures Lazio will take the clash with Saint-Etienne seriously - “it’s a Europa League match, not a friendly.”
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli insists “the club think I’m the perfect Coach for this team” amid rumours he’s under pressure.
Gonzalo Higuain has been rested for Napoli’s final Europa League match with Legia Warsaw.
It’s reported Leicester City are interested in out-of-favour Milan midfielder Nigel de Jong.
Saint-Etienne midfielder Valentin Eysseric sees an “opportunity” when Lazio visit in the Europa League tomorrow.
Saint-Etienne Coach Christophe Galtier says his side face Lazio in the Europa League under “no pressure”.
Roma director Walter Sabatini commented on Gervinho’s injury and insists the Champions League is “about prestige more than economics.”
Ezequiel Lavezzi’s agent admits a return to Italy is “a possibility” but his client won’t be returning to Napoli.
Paul Pogba is not bothered who Juventus face in the Champions League - “if we play Bayern, Barça or Zenit, it’s all the same.”
Mario Balotelli has returned to training with his Milan teammates, as he continues his recovery from a hernia.
Roma lost Gervinho in the warm-up and Mohamed Salah on the bench in their Champions League decider against BATE Borisov.
Roma’s Champions League fate will be decided tonight at the Stadio Olimpico in a face-to-face with BATE Borisov.
Lazio midfielder Senad Lulic speaks about his horror injury - “it could have been much worse”.
Roma’s Ultras are continuing their boycott, but turned out to support the youth team at Trigoria.
Milan Badelj assures Fiorentina are fully focused on Belenenses, despite the trip to Juventus on Sunday.
Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa insists “a team with our quality must remain in Europe” ahead of the Belenenses match.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho says the team have ‘learned our lesson from Bologna’ after their shock defeat.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri is ‘angry about the Bologna match’ but defends his side’s conversion rate.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri says his side want to become ‘the best in Europe statistically’ against Legia tomorrow.
Javier Zanetti says Joao Miranda is Inter’s ‘figurehead’ and urges the team to ‘continue in the vein’.

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