Serie A Previews: Roma-Milan tonight
The final round of Serie A games for 2014 is this weekend, including Roma-Milan for Europe, Inter hosting Lazio and the Tuscan Derby.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Serie B: Carpi consolidate lead
Carpi retain their leadership after difficult draw with high-flying Lanciano, while Avellino sank nine-man Bologna.
Rossi 'optimistic' for Fiorentina
Giuseppe Rossi is “optimistic” for his return from injury and Fiorentina’s chances of clinching third in Serie A.
Osvaldo: 'Inter will punish Celtic'
Daniel Osvaldo hopes to remain at Inter after his loan from Southampton expires and “will punish” Celtic in the Europa League.
Fiorentina shaken by earthquakes
Fiorentina players were stunned by a series of earthquakes, but Sunday’s game with Empoli is not currently at risk.
Atalanta buy Zappacosta
Atalanta have officially bought the remaining 50 per cent of Davide Zappacosta’s contract from Avellino.
Leonardi: 'Parma suffered'
Parma director general Pietro Leonardi admits “the team has suffered” during extended takeover talks, but can now focus.
Official: Parma sold to Dastraso
Parma have finally completed the sale to Russian-Cypriot Dastraso Holding Ltd with Fabio Giordano as temporary President.
Lichtsteiner strikes Juve deal?
There are reports Stephan Lichtsteiner has agreed a contract extension with Juventus to 2017.
Italy get-together not obligatory
Antonio Conte will have his Italy get-together from February 9 to 11, but clubs are not “obliged” to release players.
Ramirez talks with two Serie A clubs
The agent of Hull City and Southampton man Gaston Ramirez confirms he’s “close” to a Serie A return, in talks with two clubs.
Mihajlovic Coppa ban halved
Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic’s two-round Coppa Italia touchline ban has been halved on appeal.
Allegri: 'Juve as hungry as Napoli'
Max Allegri assured Napoli “are not hungrier” than Juventus for Monday’s Italian Super Cup clash.
Parma conference delayed
Parma look as if they have finally completed the sale to new investors, but a Press conference is postponed.
Tevez: 'Higuain still dangerous'
Carlos Tevez doesn’t believe Gonzalo Higuain’s star has waned as Juventus face Napoli in the Super Cup on Monday.
Garcia and Holebas win appeals
Rudi Garcia will be on the bench for Roma-Milan after his ban was suspended, while Jose Holebas saw his ban revoked.
Serie B: Sannino quits Catania
Giuseppe Sannino has resigned as Coach of Serie B side Catania just months after doing the same at Watford.
‘Steward corrects Garcia statement’
Roma’s director general Mauro Baldissoni believes Rudi Garcia’s suspension will be lifted after the steward involved partially retracted his statement.
‘Inter can finish third’
Samir Handanovic believes Inter can still finish third and qualify for next season’s Champions League, and discusses his penalty record.
Di Carlo: ‘Cesena must improve’
Cesena Coach Domenico Di Carlo has called on his side to improve when they visit Sassuolo tomorrow.
Roma name squad for Milan
Roma have announced the squad which will take on Milan in the capital tomorrow night.
‘Essien not leaving in January’
The agent of Milan midfielder Michael Essien says his client will not leave the Rossoneri in January.
‘Milan stronger than Roma’
Silvio Berlusconi has paid his weekly visit to Milanello, and has told Milan’s players they are stronger than Roma.
Ferrero: ‘If Balotelli played for Samp…’
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says Mario Balotelli would calm down were he to play for the Blucerchiati.
‘Parma deal still in progress’
Pietro Doca says he may attend today’s Tardini Press conference after all, but as Parma’s Vice-President and only if a deal is completed in time.
Torres makes Roma trip
Fernando Torres is in the Milan squad which will travel to face Roma tomorrow night, after recovering from flu.
Garcia: ‘Protect players and staff’
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia says more must be done to protect players, staff and officials in Italian football.
Garcia focused on Scudetto
Rudi Garcia insists Roma want to do well in the Europa League - but admits Serie A is his priority.
Garcia: ‘We will fight’
Rudi Garcia says he’ll give his all to clear his name after a row with a steward, warning ‘the more they bother us, the harder we will fight’.
Valeri to oversee Supercup
Referee Paolo Valeri has been designated to officiate the Supercoppa Italiana between Juventus and Napoli, as the AIA announce the officials for Week 16.
Milan offer Pazzini to Palace
Milan have apparently offered Giampaolo Pazzini to Premier League club Crystal Palace, so as to avoid reinforcing a Serie A rival.
Juventus to refuse Conte?
Juventus are reportedly unwilling to release players for Antonio Conte’s Italy training camps, and it could result in the England game being moved.
Fiorentina eye Ichazo move
As Norberto Neto continues to delay on a new contract, Fiorentina are apparently considering Salvador Ichazo as a possible alternative.
‘El Shaarawy central to Milan’
Stephan El Shaarawy’s agent denies that clubs have been in touch and says the Milan player won't move ‘unless there is a sensational offer’.
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