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World Cup winner Marcello Lippi says the absence of Claudio Marchisio will be ‘keenly felt’ by Juventus and Italy.
Lazio midfielder Felipe Anderson says playing in the Champions League would be ‘a dream’ for him.
Former Juventus and Fiorentina striker Valeri Bojinov insists he and his Bulgaria teammates will play Italy ‘without fear’.
Manuel Pasqual has left Italy’s training camp, returning to Fiorentina because of a rib injury.
Ciro Immobile’s agent denies his client has sold his house in Dortmund, but hints he could move to Napoli.
Inter’s Rodrigo Palacio says he understands anger from fans, and says they must fight for the Scudetto next season.
Former Juventus midfielder Alessio Tacchinardi says Claudio Marchisio is ‘irreplaceable’ and his absence means a return to 3-5-2.
Claudio Marchisio’s season is over after the midfielder suffered a cruciate ligament injury in Italy training this morning.
Claudio Marchisio is out of Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Bulgaria with a potentially long-term injury.
Parma captain Alessandro Lucarelli says he’ll retire if he can’t stay with the club beyond this season.
Vincenzo Montella says links to Milan are ‘just rumours’, but warns Fiorentina must ‘figure out where we want to go’.
It’s reported that Inter would use any potential windfall from selling Mateo Kovacic to Liverpool to buy Yaya Toure from Manchester City.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco discusses rumours of a departure - ‘the ambition is there, I can’t pretend otherwise’.
A former Coach of Milan midfielder Suso says he’s ‘frankly surprised’ that the Spaniard has hardly featured since moving from Liverpool.
Former FIGC President Franco Carraro says the 1998 Scudetto was won unfairly by Juventus as he discusses the Calciopoli verdicts.
It’s reported that Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur would be among the teams interested should Juventus sell Fernando Llorente this summer.
Inter will send several players to Torino to secure the signature of Matteo Darmian, according to reports.
Udinese’s Brazilian defender Danilo believes he could be ‘useful’ for Italy, and wants to be Antonio Conte’s next oriundo.
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Concern for Inter, as Croatia medics say Mateo Kovacic has “a cruciate knee ligament injury and cannot play.”
Juventus striker Kingsley Coman starred with a brace in France’s Under-19 Euro qualifier against Azerbaijan.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio admits “it can never be just a friendly” as they prepare to face Germany.
Manuel Pasqual is in doubt to start for Italy against Bulgaria, so Luca Antonelli could step in.
Cesare Prandelli is the latest Coach to be heavily linked with the Napoli bench should Rafa Benitez walk away.
Morgan De Sanctis celebrates his 38th birthday and would “like to lift a trophy with Roma before I retire.”
Stevan Jovetic picked seven ex or current Serie A players in his all-time ideal XI, including Gigi Buffon and Paolo Maldini.
Milan-owned striker M’Baye Niang confirms he’d “like another year at Genoa” after impressing on loan.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio hailed the “epoch-making reforms” that should prevent another Parma scenario.
Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is observing Maurizio Sarri’s Empoli in training to learn his techniques.
Alessandro Lucarelli said “the first battle is won” after the FIGC passed the laws Parma wanted to avoid future cases.
Cesare Maldini hopes Milan will not sack Pippo Inzaghi. “I don’t see what more he could do there.”
Sassuolo President Giorgio Squinzi said Simone Zaza “won’t necessarily” go to Juventus or anywhere else.
Luciano Moggi insists his Calciopoli fight “is not over” and joked Inter didn’t win “because they were incapable idiots.”
Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Bulgaria will be officiated by Slovenian referee Damir Skomina.
There are reports Liverpool are sending scouts to view Inter midfielder Mateo Kovacic, hoping he can repeat Philippe Coutinho’s path.

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