NEWS

President Claudio Lotito won’t sell Lazio despite fan protests. “My objective is to win the Scudetto.”
Lorenzo Insigne is targeting second place in Serie A with Napoli and a World Cup spot for Italy.
Eugenio Corini hopes Fiorentina can “underestimate” Chievo just days ahead of Juventus and the Europa League.
Parma are ahead of Milan going into today’s game and President Tommaso Ghirardi admits it’s “sad to see them in this state.”
Roberto Donadoni can further wreck Milan’s season with Parma, while Gian Piero Gasperini’s Genoa aim to hurt Juventus.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Andrea Mandorlini was “disappointed” with Verona’s defeat to Inter, but laughed off suggestions of a crisis.
Walter Mazzarri hailed Hernanes for bringing “characteristics we had been lacking” after Inter’s win in Verona.
Inter’s Brazilian winger Jonathan said he is “ready” for a call from Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli and hopes Fiorentina lose.
Jonathan scored one and created another for Rodrigo Palacio, as Inter comfortably won 2-0 away to Verona.
Fiorentina are without Mati Fernandez, Joaquin and Borja Valero for the Sunday night game with Chievo.
Inter face Verona tonight, but director Piero Ausilio admits Juan Manuel Iturbe “is not in our price-range.”
Inter visit Hellas Verona in a fight for Europa League spots with Luca Toni and Juan Iturbe against Rodrigo Palacio and Hernanes.
Edy Reja insists “it isn’t over” for Lazio’s European ambitions as the team in crisis visit Cagliari on Sunday.
Serie B side Varese have sacked Coach Carmine Gautieri and recalled his predecessor Stefano Sottili.
Milan legend Jose Altafini said Mario Balotelli is “the real failure” at the club and Clarence Seedorf is a “huge mistake.”
Juventus are without Carlos Tevez, Sebastian Giovinco and Claudio Marchisio against Genoa on Sunday.
Vincenzo Montella is keeping Fiorentina focused on Chievo between Euro derbies with Juventus. “Mario Gomez is improving.”
Mario Balotelli is in the Milan squad to take on Parma on Sunday afternoon, despite skipping training for two days.
Sinisa Mihajlovic quoted Dante to prepare Sampdoria for their game with Atalanta. “We were in Hell, but can go to Paradise.”
Parma are without Walter Gargano and Gabriel Paletta for Milan, while Nicola Pozzi needs knee surgery.
Palermo crushed Brescia to go nine points clear at the top, as Avellino and Empoli stumbled, while Trapani shocked Latina.
Edy Reja has called Joseph Minala, the youth team player who hit headlines around the world, for Lazio’s game with Cagliari.
According to Italian papers, Liverpool are lining up a €10m offer for Roma striker Adem Ljajic.
Genoa Coach Gian Piero Gasperini said Juventus are “the Bayern Munich of Italy,” so his team must give 110 per cent.
As Nemanja Vidic is “looking forward to a new challenge” at Inter, he could be joined by Manchester United teammate Patrice Evra.
Rafa Benitez said Napoli “have an historic opportunity” and must continue building for the future with more star players.
Clarence Seedorf insists he won’t “punish” Mario Balotelli in the Parma game, but again blamed “the situation” he inherited at Milan.
Eric Cantona said Mario Balotelli and Zlatan Ibrahimovic can’t be considered “football rebels,” but Paul Pogba was right to quit Manchester United.
Giovanni Trapattoni defended Antonio Conte’s use of squad rotation. “Juventus cannot snub any competition.”
Roberto Donadoni explained the secret to Parma’s success, dealing with Antonio Cassano and ignoring the Milan crisis.
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi has announced can return to action after chemotherapy. “I’m ready to come back.”
Milan are reportedly lining up plans for a new 55,000-seater stadium with revolutionary acoustics.
Cesare Prandelli is confident Christian Maggio will recover fully after a collapsed lung. “He’s a warrior.”
Mattia Perin comes face to face with his “idol” Gigi Buffon on Sunday as Juventus visit Genoa.

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