NEWS

Empoli boss Maurizio Sarri warns “few in Europe” have a strike force as impressive as Milan.
Inter named their squad to face Atalanta tomorrow, missing five important players.
Luis Muriel is in the Sampdoria squad for the first time, while Samuel Eto’o could start tomorrow against Chievo.
Juventus named their squad for the trip to Cesena on Sunday evening, missing Carlos Tevez.
Carpi missed a penalty and Frosinone were flattened, as Bologna, Livorno and Avellino climb, while Vicenza can’t stop winning.
Sassuolo have their trio of star strikers back, but host Fiorentina with Alessandro Diamanti and Mohamed Salah.
Mimmo Di Carlo promises Cesena “are prepared to battle” against Juventus on Sunday night with Gaby Mudingayi.
Pippo Inzaghi admits Milan fans are running out of patience and wants improvements against Empoli tomorrow.
Claudio Lotito claims “everyone was behind me” after his controversial comments and defended “my programme for reform.”
Roberto Mancini tells Inter to focus on Atalanta rather than Celtic, still believes in Europe and calls Yaya Touré.
Nigel de Jong and Mattia Destro are back for Milan’s encounter with Empoli.
Rudi Garcia is ready to throw “hitman” Seydou Doumbia and Gervinho straight into the Roma mix against Parma.
Francesco Totti and Douglas Maicon are out of Roma’s encounter with Parma on Sunday afternoon.
Coach Roberto Donadoni says Parma have “nothing to lose” against Roma and they will face the game with the “right attitude.”
Milan-owned striker M’Baye Niang says Genoa “play like a great team” and he'd like to stay past his loan spell.
Max Allegri assures there will be “no squad rotation” when Juventus visit Cesena, though his mind drifts to Borussia Dortmund.
Matias Vecino suggests parent club Fiorentina invest in Empoli talents like Manuel Pucciarelli, Lorenzo Tonelli and Mario Rui.
Silvio Berlusconi’s Fininvest company released a statement denying reports of a deal with Thai investors for Milan.
Paolo De Ceglie says Juventus are “driven” towards victory, and discussed his return to the club.
Ischia director Pino Iodice claims Claudio Lotito used “Godfather language,” criticising Andrea Agnelli, Adriano Galliani and Marcello Nicchi.
Lorenzo Tonelli already scored against Milan this season and believes Empoli can upset them again at San Siro.
This morning there are reports investors from Thailand have offered €1bn to buy Milan from Silvio Berlusconi.
Giampietro Manenti insists not only will he perform the “miracle” of saving Parma, but also “take them back to the highest level.”
Andrea Mandorlini prepares to face Genoa and would welcome “great player” Antonio Cassano to Verona.
Reports assume Milan will sign Daniele Baselli next season, but the Atalanta midfielder insists he “signed nothing.”
Today there are bound to be goals galore in Sassuolo-Fiorentina and Palermo-Napoli, then Atalanta-Inter is a local derby and Milan host Empoli.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Perugia got themselves back on track with two second half goals to beat Modena.
Antonio Conte assured he “never considered quitting the Nazionale and I never will,” but revealed his love for karaoke.
Italy and Portugal will play a friendly match in Qatar on June 16 2015, it has been announced.
Lega Serie A President Maurizio Beretta said Claudio Lotito wasn’t entirely wrong when saying he “decides nothing.”
Lazio President Claudio Lotito hit back at the “ambush” of recorded phone calls released to the media, defending his comments.
Beppe Iachini called Napoli “almost unbeatable,” but assured Palermo will attack them with everything tomorrow night.
Gigi Buffon said Milan’s protest over Juventus replays was “bizarre, the kind of thing only Italians can do.”
Roma President James Pallotta mocked Lazio chief Claudio Lotito for “taking credit” for selling Serie A TV rights.

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