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Enrico Preziosi insists that whilst Genoa will be his last club, he is struggling to find a buyer, as he reiterates faith in Gian Piero Gasperini.
Fatih Terim has backed Clarence Seedorf’s mindset to attack at Milan and urged that he is protected by the club.
Juventus will only make a decision on whether or not to play Kwadwo Asamoah against Milan at the last available moment.
Jean-Michel Aulas says that whilst Napoli are yet to return, Lyon are ‘morally committed’ to selling Maxime Gonalons, if a satisfactory offer arrives.
Sport are running the line that Barcelona Coach Tata Martino is interested in trying to prise Arturo Vidal away from Juventus.
Nigel de Jong has indicated his desire to stay at Milan for four to five more years, before a return to Hamburg.
Fatih Terim has warned Juventus that they need to switch their mentality for next season or else fall short in the Champions League once again.
Inter have reportedly tied up Nemanja Vidic for a summer Bosman move and now turned their attention to Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna.
There are surprising reports that Cesare Prandelli is ready to commit to a new contract as Italy Coach, to see him through to June 2018.
Barring any last minute surprises, Napoli are expected to bring in Toni Doblas as Pepe Reina’s short-term back-up between the sticks.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gareth Bale scored twice for Real Madrid to win 6-1 away to Schalke, but Roberto Mancini’s Galatasaray held Chelsea 1-1.
Cagliari director Nicola Salerno said there is “no truth” in the reports David Astori is heading for Roma.
Serse Cosmi blasted new tacticians like Clarence Seedorf at Milan. “Saying ‘he was a Coach on the field’ is incredibly stupid.”
Ludogorets Coach Stoycho Stoev said it “would be absurd to underestimate Lazio” in the Europa League.
Napoli were very unlucky to go out of the UEFA Youth League at the last second against Real Madrid.
Garry Monk is counting on Swansea City getting away goals against Napoli, though “it will be a hostile environment.”
Fiorentina have named their squad for the Europa League tie with Esbjerg, including Juan Cuadrado and Juan Vargas.
Gianluigi Buffon insisted Juventus are “taking the Europa League seriously” and condemned Superga banners.
Antonio Conte assures Juventus are “prepared” for the Trabzonspor atmosphere and “are not coming to defend a 2-0 lead.”
Edy Reja believes Lazio “understand the strengths and weaknesses” of Europa League opponents Ludogorets now.
Trabzonspor manager Hami Mandirali insists his team scored “a valid goal” in the first leg against Juventus.
Torino and Juventus own Ciro Immobile, but his agent confirms “Borussia Dortmund have approached us.”
Alessandro Diamanti scored a brace on his official Guangzhou Evergrande debut, beating Melbourne Victory 4-2.
Inter President Erick Thohir met with “partner” Massimo Moratti today and again warned “the process takes time.”
Joseph Minala bagged a brace as Lazio beat Fiorentina 3-1 in the first leg of the Coppa Italia Primavera youth tournament.
According to Italian reports, Manchester United defender Patrice Evra is today in talks with Inter directors.
Fiorentina’s Borja Valero has accused referee Andrea Gervasoni of showing a lack of respect to his professional and personal integrity.
Fiorentina Coach Vincenzo Montella says he thinks his side are protesting too strongly against refereeing decisions while out on the pitch.
Verona goalkeeper Rafael says his team are not thinking about European qualification despite their current lofty Serie A position.
Parma goalkeeper Antonio Mirante says his side are not inferior to anyone in the race for a Europa League place.
Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti says his team will be facing a tough opponent when they take on Schalke in the Champions League.
Lazio have named a 21 man squad for the return leg of their Europa League tie with Bulgarian side Ludogorets.
Esbjerg Coach Niels Frederiksen spoke of his side’s ‘incredible’ European journey ahead of their Europa League match with Fiorentina.
Udinese Coach Francesco Guidolin says he wants to finish his career in football working abroad.

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