NEWS

Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has rejected the idea that captain Fabrizio Miccoli will leave the club at the end of the season.
Serbia boss Sinisa Mihajlovic is ready to recall Fiorentina’s Adem Ljajic to his set-up – but only if he agrees to sing the national anthem.
Milan are expected to line-up with a flexible 4-3-3, in which Kevin Prince Boateng will be used as a right-sided attacker, against Barcelona this evening.
The Roma duo of Erik Lamela and Nicolas Burdisso will be considered for an international recall, Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella has stated.
Inter are lining up a €7m offer to net Fabio Quagliarella from rivals Juventus this summer, reports Sport Mediaset.
Marek Hamsik will miss Napoli’s Europa League game at Viktoria Plzen on Thursday because of illness.
Siena boss Beppe Iachini has compared in-form striker Innocent Emeghara to two former Serie A strikers.
Links with Chelsea mean that his Juventus side are working well, says Bianconeri tactician Antonio Conte.
There are reports that Italian giants Roma could soon net a financial boost thanks to a mystery Arab investor.
Juventus are confident that Simone Pepe will get over his injury problems so he can soon return to making a contribution to the Old Lady.
Giancarlo Marocchi has advised Milan to ‘annoy’ Barcelona if they have any hope of getting a result in the Champions League tonight.
Franck Ribery is a fan of Italy and the game on the peninsula, but he has no desire to leave Bayern Munich.
Tuttosport are today suggesting that Juventus are ready to make a bid for Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez at the end of the season.
Fiorentina intend to extend the contract of Adem Ljajic, reports La Nazione on Wednesday morning.
Genoa midfielder Andrea Bertolacci has welcomed links with Italian giants Milan. “I supported them as a child.”
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
M’Baye Niang has stirred up controversy by denying Massimiliano Allegri’s claims he is tired and needs a rest.
Bayern Munich secured a comfortable 3-1 first leg win away to Arsenal and have a foot in the Quarter-Finals, while Porto beat Malaga 1-0.
Napoli wasted the chance to close on Juventus and Paolo Cannavaro’s agent believes “they lack that winning mentality.”
Innocent Emeghara is enjoying his extraordinary start to a Serie A career, while Siena reveal why they picked him.
Andrea Lazzari will be out for at least a month with a sprained knee, confirmed Udinese.
Cagliari’s game with Torino will be played at the Is Arenas this weekend, but behind closed doors.
There are reports Alessandro Del Piero could leave Sydney FC, but Palmeiras assure “we are not interested.”
Gianluca Vialli claims Antonio Conte “is probably top of Chelsea’s list” for future managers, but will remain at Juventus for at least another year.
Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura insists “you cannot talk about favourites in a tie like this” against Milan.
Carles Puyol feels the Rossoneri have lost something in terms of experience from last season and admits “I support Milan when they’re not playing Barcelona.”
Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez warns tomorrow’s opponents Milan have “historically always made things difficult for us.”
England manager Roy Hodgson admits he misses Italy and won’t rule out returning to work there again. “There’s no doubt Italy is a good country to be a football Coach in.”
Lazio have released a statement after Abdoulay Konko got into a shouting match with supporters at the final whistle of their 3-0 defeat to Siena.
Walter Mazzarri has named his Napoli squad to take on Viktoria Plzen, including Edinson Cavani, Lorenzo Insigne and Cristian Maggio.
Alvaro Pereira is suspended for the Milan Derby, while Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi miss out for Roma.
As feared, Antonio Nocerino and Mathieu Flamini have not recovered in time for Milan’s Champions League clash with Barcelona.
Milan may be without Antonio Nocerino and Mathieu Flamini for the match against Barcelona tomorrow.
Juventus midfielder Simone Pepe has revealed that he may have to have an operation after injuring his quadricep.
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade has admitted that the Viola are interested in signing Fabio Borini and Pablo Osvaldo.

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