NEWS

Napoli begin their Europa League campaign against Swansea and Gonzalo Higuain is able to start.
Catania defender Gino Peruzzi is “surprised but happy” at receiving a call-up for the Argentina squad.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio called two new faces for a get-together next week.
There are surprise reports Jose Mourinho has offered Inter legend Javier Zanetti a one-year contract at Chelsea.
Fiorentina rely on Alberto Aquilani, Alessandro Matri and Borja Valero in their Europa League trip to Esbjerg.
Juventus go with Carlos Tevez and Daniel Osvaldo in the first leg of their Europa League tie with Trabzonspor.
Mario Balotelli will be out for at least 10 days, while Mattia De Sciglio’s ankle injury requires more tests.
The Daily Telegraph are reporting that Manchester United could be set to enter the fray to sign Inter’s Fredy Guarin.
Catania Coach Rolando Maran is convinced of his side’s ability to stay in Serie A ahead of their crucial game with Chievo.
Torino forward Alessio Cerci is reportedly the subject of interest from both Manchester clubs, it has emerged.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has cited Juventus and Napoli as the teams to beat in the Europa League knockout stages.
New Inter forward Andy Polo has spoken of his delight at having secured a recent move to the Nerazzurri.
Parma President Tomasso Ghirardi has heaped praise on the club’s players and coaching staff following their impressive season to date.
Former Milan Coach Arrigo Sacchi has added to the general positive reaction towards Milan’s performance against Atletico Madrid last night.
Milan legend Rino Gattuso says he would be willing to consider offers to coach the Rossoneri’s rivals Juventus and Inter should they come along.
Inter President Erick Thohir says a deal to bring Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic to San Siro is 90 per cent done.
Arsenal are said to be interested in securing the services of young Udinese goalkeeper Simone Scuffet.
Sampdoria forward Maxi Lopez is desperately hoping to be fit in time to face one of his former clubs, Milan, at the weekend.
Sunderland forward Fabio Borini has warned Napoli they can expect a tough test as they prepare to take on Swansea in the Europa League.
Walter Samuel says that he is focused on playing and that he will only evaluate his future with Inter at a later date.
Gonzalo Higuain has reflected that he can ‘only hope to achieve a small fraction’ of what Diego Maradona did with Napoli.
Fluminense full-back Carlinhos has downplayed links with Inter, indicating that his first option is to stay with his current side.
Zdravko Kuzmanovic has outlined Inter’s philosophy not to set specific targets, but to take things ‘one game at a time’.
Rudi Garcia has explained how his ambitious nature determines his longevity at a club, as he outlines Champions League qualification with Roma.
Samir Handanovic says that past interest from Barcelona is flattering, but that: “I only see myself at Inter. Nowhere but Inter.”
Andrea Barzagli and Giorgio Chiellini are both seen as doubts to be fit in time for Juventus’ weekend derby with Torino.
Mario Balotelli is set for tests today by Milan medical staff on a shoulder injury picked up against Atletico Madrid.
Milan full-back Mattia De Sciglio has suffered a suspected bruised and sprained ankle from a challenge by Atletico Madrid’s Emiliano Insua.
Thibaut Courtois and Diego Godin are in agreement that Atletico Madrid’s Champions League tie with Milan is far from over.
Ricky Kaka has outlined Milan’s belief that they can overcome a first-leg Champions League deficit to Atletico Madrid.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Clarence Seedorf is “proud” of Milan’s performance despite the 1-0 home defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Daniele Bonera insisted Milan “could not have done more” after their 1-0 home defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Andrea Poli hit the upright and felt he deserved a penalty, so was impressed with Milan despite their defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Adel Taarabt insisted “it’s not finished” after Milan’s 1-0 home defeat to Atletico Madrid.

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