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Kevin Strootman has claimed that he is on his way to recovery, and can’t wait to return to a Roma team playing in the Champions League.
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade has claimed that everyone at the club believes they can claim third place at the end of the season.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan hopes that his form for the Giallorossi can get him a World Cup berth.
Giancarlo Abete has claimed that the FIGC have ‘total confidence’ in Cesare Prandelli ahead of the World Cup.
Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain has insisted that he ‘always’ had the confidence of Coach Rafa Benitez.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has highlighted the importance of this week’s tests at Coverciano.
Marcelo Lippi has praised the Juventus squad, calling Paul Pogba ‘one of the best midfielders in the world’.
Alessio Cerci has refused to comment on reports that he will leave Torino at the end of the season.
Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer has warned off any clubs thinking of making an approach for Mario Mandzukic.
Marcelo Lippi believes that Juventus will have enough to win the Scudetto this season, but has been moved to praise an ‘extraordinary’ Roma.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Clarence Seedorf is still not looking at Milan’s position in the table after a fourth win on the bounce against Catania.
New Catania Coach Maurizio Pellegrino admired his team’s “approach, concentration and attitude” against Milan.
Milan did the bare minimum to beat Catania 1-0 with Riccardo Montolivo’s long-range strike for a fourth consecutive win.
Sampdoria defender Andrea Costa said “there are far worse things” than the abuse he hurled at Inter’s Mauro Icardi.
Fluminense confirm they will play a friendly against Italy’s World Cup squad on June 8 in Volta Redonda.
Torino trainer Beppe Zinetti celebrated so much at the win over Genoa that he snapped his Achilles tendon.
Mattia Lombardo, the son of Sampdoria hero Attilio, made his Serie A debut for the Blucerchiati today.
Arturo Vidal is in the Juventus squad travelling to Udine, but Andrea Barzagli is still out of action.
Riccardo Montolivo assures Milan “will not underestimate Catania” tonight as they seek a fourth straight win.
Milan seek a fourth consecutive victory and unleash Mario Balotelli on bottom of the table Catania.
Giampiero Ventura admits he didn't expect Torino's victory, while Gian Piero Gasperini saw two games.
Rafa Benitez wants Napoli improvements and Edy Reja contested the penalty incident.
Domenico Di Carlo rues incredible mistakes, but Eugenio Corini hailed Chievo's character.
Andrea Mandorlini had little to say after conceding five goals, but Vincenzo Montella admired Fiorentina's approach.
Davide Ballardini felt Bologna deserved all three points, while Roberto Donadoni bemoaned a lack of intensity.
Sampdoria assistant manager Nenad Sakic said Mauro Icardi was “disrespectful” and admits Maxi Lopez wasn’t the penalty taker.
Rafa Benitez was pleased for Gonzalo Higuain’s hat-trick, though Napoli “still need to improve.”
Walter Mazzarri wasn’t happy with Inter’s performance and had words for Mauro Icardi after a fiery 4-0 win at Sampdoria.
Vincenzo Montella praised “one of our best performances” as Fiorentina beat Verona in a 5-3 thriller.
Fiorentina earned a 5-3 victory at Verona, Torino scored twice in stoppages to beat Genoa and Chievo won a six-pointer at Livorno.
Gonzalo Higuain’s hat-trick got Napoli back on track, overturning 10-man Lazio’s lead to win 4-2.
Mauro Icardi bagged a brace and was snubbed by Maxi Lopez, who saw a penalty saved, in Inter’s 4-0 soap opera victory at Sampdoria.
Piero Ausilio denied reports Inter are scouting Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic. “We go forward with Walter Mazzarri.”
Raffaele Palladino wiped out Niccolò Cherubin’s goal, as the Emilia-Romagna Derby ended 1-1 between Bologna and Parma.

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