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Borja Valero says he ‘feels like an idol’ at Fiorentina and that ‘it’s the team that’s made me feel more important than any other.’
Juventus’ older players are ‘fundamental for their dependability’ according to Marcello Lippi.
Marcello Lippi says ‘I see myself in Max Allegri’ and doesn’t think he’ll go to Chelsea: “It’s difficult to leave Juventus.”
Reports say Milan will offer Gianluigi Donnarumma a five-year deal to see off interest from Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United.
Roma President James Pallotta says he ‘contacted several great Coaches’ before hiring the ‘extremely bright’ Luciano Spalletti.
Antonio Candreva and Lucas Biglia ‘don’t have ideas of leaving Lazio’ according to director Igli Tare.
Lazio sporting director Igli Tare reveals that the club ‘refused €50m for Felipe Anderson to give consistency to our project.’
Maurizio Zamparini has ‘asked forgiveness’ to Palermo fans for ‘a month of chaos’ after Beppe Iachini’s return.
Palermo have incredibly announced the re-hiring of Beppe Iachini as Coach, three months after he was fired.
Inter President Erick Thohir will reportedly meet PSG directors tomorrow to discuss Adrien Rabiot and Gregory Van der Wiel.
Juventus are reportedly pressing to extend Andrea Barzagli’s contract before it expires in the summer.
Italy midfielder Marco Verratti is ‘very happy’ to have signed a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain until 2020.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fiorentina striker Mauro Zarate apologised for his red card against Inter, but claimed he “received two punches from two players.”
Paulo Sousa was pleased that Fiorentina completed their first comeback of the campaign against “Inter who sat deep.”
Inter refused to speak to the media after their 2-1 defeat to Fiorentina, a fiery game with three red cards.
Borja Valero relished Fiorentina “never giving up” as they fought back from a goal down to beat Inter and recapture third.
Khouma Babacar turned Inter over in stoppages as Fiorentina won 2-1 to take third place, pushing the Nerazzurri to fifth.
Raphael Varane warned “Roma are a really good team” and Real Madrid will find it difficult in the Champions League.
Inter director Piero Ausilio doubts it’s “do or die” against Fiorentina and insists Geoffrey Kondogbia critics “don’t understand football.”
Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola slammed “nonsense” reports the Juventus midfielder offered himself to Barcelona.
Mauro Zarate admits “it’ll be a good old battle for third place this season” as Fiorentina host his old club Inter.
Alex Telles warned Inter’s trip to Fiorentina tonight “can change the entire course of the campaign.”
Fiorentina and Inter go head-to-head for third place, as Roma and Milan have burst into the race too.
Palermo could incredibly change Coach yet again, firing Giovanni Bosi after one game to recall Beppe Iachini.
Marcello Lippi thinks Napoli are still in the Scudetto race even after the 1-0 defeat send Juventus top.
Vincenzo Montella is confident Sampdoria won’t get sucked into the relegation fight after a 0-0 draw with Atalanta.
Sami Khedira felt Juventus “wanted it a little bit more than Napoli” in last night’s title showdown.
Real Madrid could be without Pepe, Marcelo and Gareth Bale, but Zinedine Zidane says they’re “ready for Roma.”
Ciro Immobile “must continue like this” to be called for Euro 2016 after his brace for Torino in Palermo.
Roberto Donadoni praised Mattia Destro after a win in Udine and said Bologna can surprise Juventus.
Ciro Immobile’s brace gave Torino their first win away to Palermo in 54 years, Mattia Destro conquered Udinese and Sampdoria stalled with Atalanta.
Gian Piero Gasperini blamed distracted defending for the early Carlos Bacca goal as Genoa fell 2-1 at Milan.
Paul Pogba reveals Lionel Messi gave him advice and warns “I want to be the best. I don’t play to come second.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic blasted Mario Balotelli after a final whistle row, though Milan emerged with a 2-1 win over Genoa.