NEWS

Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia says he won’t make a decision on his future until the end of this summer’s European Championship.
Parma director general Pietro Leonardi is getting bored of denying claims that Roberto Donadoni will leave at the end of the season.
Captain Javier Zanetti described Mateo Kovacic’s display against Sampdoria as brilliant, but the youngster insists Inter have seen nothing yet.
Galatasaray’s Felipe Melo continues to follow the fortunes of Italian giants Juventus. “I support them from afar.”
Javier Zanetti has hailed fellow Argentine Rodrigo Palacio after the latter netted a brace in Inter’s 2-0 win at Sampdoria.
The Gazzetta dello Sport has revealed that Mario Balotelli has been included in Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2012.
Real Madrid tactician Jose Mourinho says he will return to former club Inter, but not for the 2013-14 campaign.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Cagliari left the Is Arenas and the Rieti council have confirmed they’re “in advanced talks to host their games this season and the next.”
Amauri has rediscovered his form at Parma and his agent reveals a contract renewal is possible despite offers from Brazil.
Delio Rossi insists Sampdoria made life difficult for Inter, but “they were more clinical and scored during our best period of the game.”
Andrea Stramaccioni confirms Rodrigo Palacio “has become a leader” for Inter after scoring both goals in their 2-0 win away to Sampdoria.
Inter hitman Rodrigo Palacio admits bagging a brace against Sampdoria at Marassi felt a bit like a Genoa derby.
Rodrigo Palacio’s brace allowed Inter to snatch a 2-0 victory away to Sampdoria in a rescheduled Serie A fixture, as they go joint fifth alongside Lazio.
Juan Cuadrado admits Fiorentina will have to reshuffle without Stevan Jovetic, but “we’ll do everything to beat Milan.”
Fenerbahce Coach Aykut Kocaman believes the Europa League quarter-final with Lazio “will be breathless to the last minute of the final match.”
Gianluigi Buffon has apologised to Juventus and their fans after the defeat to Bayern Munich and “cannot object” to Franz Beckenbauer’s scathing criticism.
Vladimir Petkovic is confident Lazio won’t just maintain their unbeaten Europa League run at Fenerbahce, but “we are here to dominate.”
Italian sources are suggesting Marco Materazzi could be Jose Mourinho’s assistant manager if he returns to Chelsea next season.
Inter play against Sampdoria today and director of sport Piero Ausilio admits “there’s no point hiding the fact we want Mauro Icardi.”
Amid reports Pablo Daniel Osvaldo has been offered to Tottenham for €9.5m, the Roma striker’s former Coach warns “he is not a team player.”
Lazio man Lorik Cana dreams of a Turkish double this week, as he wants his side to beat Fenerbahce and Galatasaray to upset Real Madrid.
Inter visit Sampdoria this evening in a Serie A game that was rained off on March 17, as Antonio Cassano faces his former club.
Luca Marrone and Federico Peluso will form two-thirds of Juventus’ back-three in the game against Pescara this weekend.
Juventus will have to re-write history if they are to eliminate Bayern Munich from the Champions League.
Italy can’t play Argentina in an August friendly because the latter already have a game lined up against Russia.
Leonardo Bonucci is refusing to accept defeat after Juventus’ 2-0 loss at Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Marco Verratti is set to put pen to paper on a new improved contract with Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports.
President James Pallotta insists the plan to turn Roma into a winning outfit and a global brand is on track.
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Palermo will make no decision about the future of Josip Ilicic until the season has come to an end.
Sergio Brio insists former club Juventus are still not out of the Champions League – but the real Old Lady will have to show up against Bayern Munich.
The agent of Juan Fernando Quintero expects the Pescara man to be targeted by the big clubs in the summer.
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic has named a 19-man squad for Thursday’s Europa League game against Fenerbahce.
The Corriere della Sera is today suggesting that Milan are looking to sign former Inter ‘keeper Julio Cesar.

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