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Enzo Maresca has confirmed he will be leaving Sampdoria. “I am not part of their plans.”
Cyril Thereau snatched a last-gasp 2-2 draw for Chievo against Atalanta, but Bologna hit the woodwork twice as Genoa clung to a point.
According to reports, Andrea Stramaccioni will take over the Italy Under-21 side if he is fired by Inter.
Bologna confirmed there is “friction” in their rapport with Juventus, which is making talks for Alessandro Diamanti difficult.
Arsenal are said to be lining up a £12m offer for Juventus star Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Rolando Bianchi plays the final Torino match of his career today. “I want to embrace all the fans, one by one.”
Juventus look set to miss out on Mattheus, as he confirmed he is due to sign a renewal with Flamengo. “The deal didn’t happen.”
Milan have reportedly set their sights on Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic, facing competition from Spain and England.
Paul Ince played for Inter in the 1990s and now his son, Blackpool winger Thomas, could follow in his footsteps.
Alessandro Diamanti is wanted by Juventus and Inter, but Bologna Coach Stefano Pioli is “hoping he stays here.”
Palermo are doomed to Serie B and Coach Giuseppe Sannino won’t commit to next season yet. “I have to talk to the President.”
Inter end the campaign against Udinese tonight and Juan Jesus can’t wait for it to be over. “Next season will be better.”
“Catania are determined to get eighth place,” insisted Coach Rolando Maran, as it can make a big difference to their Coppa Italia.
Siena are already relegated, but Beppe Iachini assures “we will play our game” against Milan, which is decisive for the Champions League.
Francesco Guidolin knows Udinese must beat Inter tonight to secure European qualification. “It’s our Scudetto.”
The season concludes this evening with European places up for grabs in Siena-Milan, Pescara-Fiorentina, Inter-Udinese, Cagliari-Lazio and Roma-Napoli.
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Antonio Conte feels Juventus “deserved more” from their two defeats to Sampdoria and wished Nicklas Bendtner all the best after his injury.
Delio Rossi is the only Coach to have beaten Juventus twice this season, but admits “Mauro Icardi will leave Sampdoria.”
Sampdoria beat Scudetto winners Juventus for the second time this year, but the 3-2 result had some controversial incidents.
There are reports this evening that Antonio Cassano’s agent is having dinner with Monaco directors in Monte Carlo.
Beppe Marotta has confirmed Carlos Tevez’s agent approached Juventus. “We could reach an agreement with them.”
The Serie B promotion play-offs begin on Wednesday May 22 with Brescia-Livorno and Novara-Empoli.
Juventus conclude their season at Marassi against the only team they haven’t been able to beat – Sampdoria.
Rodrigo Palacio is back in the Inter squad for tomorrow’s clash with Udinese, but Antonio Cassano and Andrea Ranocchia miss out.
Hellas Verona return to the top flight after 11 years and Coach Andrea Mandorlini said “it’s about time!”
Sassuolo are promoted to Serie A for the first time in their 91-year history and Coach Eusebio Di Francesco has pledged to remain.
Hellas Verona and nine-man Sassuolo have earned promotion to Serie A, but Livorno, Empoli, Novara and Brescia go into the play-offs.
Ciro Ferrara slammed Sampdoria for replacing him with Delio Rossi, claiming early wins “messed up their plans.”
Andrea Stramaccioni insists he will “always thank Massimo Moratti and Inter” whether he stays for years or is fired tomorrow.
Antonio Di Natale and Luis Muriel have recovered in time for Sunday night’s Inter-Udinese match.
Stefan Radu and Hernanes are out of Lazio’s game with Cagliari, but Sergio Floccari is included.
Fiorentina can only reach the Champions League if Milan fail to beat Siena, but Vincenzo Montella warns “nobody must ask about that result.”
Massimiliano Allegri claims “there’s no sense talking about the future” before Milan’s trip to Siena.
Aurelio Andreazzoli is tired of hearing about his potential successor at Roma. “I’d confirm myself in the job.”

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