NEWS

Milan’s Champions League campaign is over after a 4-1 defeat away to Atletico Madrid, 5-1 on aggregate.
Luciano Spalletti said he will stay in St. Petersburg even after Zenit fired him, but is a candidate for the Italy bench.
Adriano Galliani insists Milan “deserved to win” the first leg against Atletico Madrid and “it could happen here.”
Mauro Tassotti expects Mario Balotelli to “play at his best” and explained tactical changes against Atletico Madrid.
Ricky Kaka reveals Milan Coach Clarence Seedorf “asked us to play with our hearts” against Atletico Madrid.
Milan go with Mario Balotelli, Kaka, Andrea Poli and Adel Taarabt against Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa this evening.
There are reports Carlos Tevez will not be fit to start Thursday’s Europa League Juventus-Fiorentina tie.
Ibrahima Mbaye’s agent said Inter “ought to be grateful to Livorno” and he doesn’t want to renew his contract.
Kevin Strootman pledged to “come back stronger than before” after his season was ended by a knee injury.
Carpi-Padova finally concluded with a 1-1 result six months after the Serie B tie was abandoned due to floodlight failure.
Dutchman Bjorn Kuipers will officiate the Europa League Juventus-Fiorentina clash, while Porto-Napoli goes to Pavel Kralovec.
World Cup winner Fabio Grosso has been appointed as the new Coach of the Juventus Primavera youth team.
Catania forward Francesco Fedato believes his side have what it takes to beat the drop from Serie A this season.
Milan Coach Clarence Seedorf admits he has spoken to Carlo Ancelotti ahead of his team’s Champions League game with Atletico Madrid.
Bologna forward Robert Acquafresca says he is ready to play again following a month out through injury.
Udinese Coach Francesco Guidolin says his team are still not safe from relegation this season.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has praised Coach Rafa Benitez, insisting the Spaniard could not have done more in his first season at San Paolo.
Italian Football Federation President Giancarlo Abete says the organisation want national Coach Cesare Prandelli to remain in his post.
Parma midfielder Marco Parolo has spoken of his desire and belief that he can secure a place in Cesare Prandelli’s World Cup squad.
Carlo Ancelotti admits his former side Milan face a tough task to secure Champions League progression against Atletico Madrid.
Inter striker Mauro Icardi says he wants to remain at the club for a long time despite a tough first year at San Siro.
Giovanni Trapattoni is struggling to pick a winner between Juventus and Fiorentina, and enthused at Vincenzo Montella’s work.
Arjen Robben has revealed why he turned down a move to Juventus via a text message, and what they said in response.
Reports are that Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is ready to include Parma forward Antonio Cassano in his plans for the World Cup.
Marco Materazzi has revealed his belief that he perhaps only stayed at Inter beyond 2006 because he had just won the World Cup.
Inter reportedly have a draft agreement in place with Fredy Guarin’s agent to extend the player’s contract at the club, as talks open.
Napoli have included Valon Behrami in their 20-man squad to face Porto in the Europa League Last 16 first leg this week.
Andrea Agnelli has backed the widow of Juventus legend Gaetano Scirea for complaints against discriminatory chants, and also urged that focus is correct.
Sampdoria are set to appoint former Milan sporting director Ariedo Braida, as they also try to extend Sinisa Mihajlovic’s stay as Coach.
Piero Ausilio has explained how Inter almost signed Cesc Fabregas, why they have let slip a number of youngsters and contract renewal plans.
Diego Maradona has enthused at Jose Callejon’s work with Napoli, remarking that it was Real Madrid’s mistake to let him go.
Amadeo Carboni considers that whilst Milan ‘lack victories’ and Atletico Madrid ‘have the advantage’, nothing is certain in tonight’s meeting.
Milan youth team co-ordinator Jose Riga is reportedly at Charlton’s training ground ahead of being confirmed as their new Coach.
Adel Taarabt believes that Milan can turn around their Champions League Last 16 tie against Atletico Madrid.
Jose Callejon believes that Napoli will be eyeing a push against Juventus for the Scudetto next season, as he reflects on his goalscoring exploits.

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