NEWS

Napoli playmaker Marek Hamsik says he is pleased with the character shown by his side to fight back from 2-0 down against Roma last night.
Roma have been ordered to play their next two Serie A home games behind closed doors following offensive chants by fans at last night’s game with Napoli.
Corriere dello Sport are reporting that veteran striker Miroslav Klose could yet remain at Lazio beyond the end of the current campaign.
Cagliari owner Massimo Cellino has apparently revealed via text message that he has ‘practically sold’ the club.
Riccardo Montolivo has considered his personal and professional focus for 2014: “I will strive to improve myself.”
Roberto Soriano believes that Sinisa Mihajlovic’s work with Sampdoria has been focused on removing the fear factor from the players.
Samuele Longo has enthused at his return to Spain, as he cites the cultural differences to football in La Liga compared with Serie A.
Michael Agazzi has mused that whilst links with Milan are ‘nice’, he is currently only focused on new club Chievo.
Verona’s new signing Ivan Pillud is hoping for a debut this weekend against former teammate Dani Osvaldo.
Dani Osvaldo’s progress in training has apparently surprised Juventus and he is almost certainly set to feature this weekend at Verona.
Rodrigo Aguirre has enthused at possible interest from Torino and harbours a desire to test himself alongside Alessio Cerci and Ciro Immobile.
A report today suggests Erick Thohir is considering selling DC United, in a bid to cover current debt levels at Inter.
Mario Gomez has enthused at his return to training with Fiorentina, whilst he is expected to be ready by Week 24.
Francesco Totti has mused on how Roma have an ‘important’ advantage to take back to Napoli, but that a place in the Coppa Italia Final is still to play for.
Jose Mourinho says that Walter Mazzarri and Clarence Seedorf both need time and faith in order to restore Inter and Milan respectively.
Fabio Quagliarella is set to return to training with his teammates today, as he looks to work back into Antonio Conte’s plans.
Alessandro Diamanti has reportedly told teammates and Davide Ballardini of his impending exit from Bologna, but he could still play three more games.
The Gazzetta dello Sport believe that Inter are leading the race for Nemanja Vidic and will break their wage structure to sign him.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gervinho credited Rudi Garcia with his great season at Roma and joked about beating Usain Bolt in a race.
Kevin Strootman was amused by his nickname and revealed why he chose to join Roma.
Rafa Benitez saw a “positive reaction” from Napoli and believes they can knock Roma out of the Coppa Italia.
Rudi Garcia believes Roma and Gervinho “can do a lot better” after a thrilling 3-2 Coppa Italia win over Napoli.
Daniele De Rossi hailed Coach Rudi Garcia for giving Roma “the right mentality” after their 3-2 win over Napoli.
Napoli fought back from 2-0 down, but Gervinho secured Roma’s 3-2 victory in the Coppa Italia semi-final first leg.
According to several sources, Bologna will sell Alessandro Diamanti to Guangzhou Evergrande.
Victor Obinna returned to Chievo from Lokomotiv Moscow. “I have matured and bring more experience.”
Livorno will be without forward Luca Siligardi for at least a month with a sprained ankle.
German newspapers claim Milan are interested in Freiburg goalkeeper Oliver Baumann.
Matias Vecino chose to leave Fiorentina on loan for Cagliari to follow the footsteps of Enzo Francescoli.
Francesco Totti and Gervinho face Marek Hamsik and Gonzalo Higuain in tonight’s Roma-Napoli Coppa Italia semi-final.
Jonathan Biabiany has officially extended his contract with Parma, ending links with Milan, Lazio and Guangzhou Evergrande.
Ishak Belfodil admits it was “my fault” if he didn’t play regularly at Inter and reveals why he moved to Livorno.
Catania goalkeeper Alberto Frison has been diagnosed with a thigh strain, so Mariano Andujar is recalled.
Torino President Urbano Cairo blasted “rancorous” and ungrateful Danilo D’Ambrosio after the new Inter signing’s criticism.

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