NEWS

Bayern Munich defender Diego Contento insisted his side has what it takes to defeat Juventus in the Champions League after beating Hamburg 9-2.
Italian actor and film director Carlo Verdone has praised Roma captain Francesco Totti, comparing him with Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs.
Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski has laughed off suggestions he could be set to join Juventus in the summer.
Sebastian Giovinco and Mirko Vucinic have flown to Munich with the Juventus squad, but remain in doubt for Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Bayern.
Siena goalkeeper Gianluca Pegolo is predicting a bright career for Tuscan teammate Innocent Emeghara.
Fiorentina would be wrong to get rid of Emiliano Viviano at the end of the season, says Gianmatteo Mareggini.
Luca Cigarini says he would be happy to remain at Atalanta if the club opted to keep him on a permanent basis.
After some unexpected and thrilling games on Saturday, Dave Taylor took some time to pick his best XI from Week 30.
Angelo Palombo has refused to be drawn on whether Sampdoria should try to re-sign Antonio Cassano.
Former Bari boss Eugenio Fascetti is a big fan of Napoli sensation Lorenzo Insigne. “I’d pick him for every game.”
Former Sampdoria sporting director Pasquale Sensibile expects the port club to make a summer bid for Josip Ilicic.
English referee Mark Clattenburg will officiate Tuesday’s Bayern Munich-Juventus Champions League quarter-final.
Juventus may not have the quality of Bayern Munich, but Mark Iuliano thinks they still have a chance of Champions League progress.
Bryan Cristante is looking forward to being a stable part of Massimiliano Allegri’s Milan squad next season.
Torino’s Angelo Ogbonna is a player with the talents to be fighting for honours with a big club, says Marco Ferrante.
Angelo Di Livio believes that his former club Juventus are in a position to win the Champions League this season.
Milan youngster Bartosz Salamon has explained how he became a client of super agent Mino Raiola.
Vincenzo Montella would be wrong to bring an end to his Fiorentina stint after just 12 months in the job, says Emiliano Mondonico.
Giampiero Ventura admits he “did not think we could lose” after leading with 11 minutes to go, but Torino were beaten 5-3 by Napoli.
Palermo lifted themselves off the foot of the table by beating Roma, but President Maurizio Zamparini warns “there’s a long road to safety.”
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte stood up for Esteban Cambiasso after the red card for a terrible challenge on Sebastian Giovinco.
Siena are still only one point away from the safety zone despite a six-point penalty and President Massimo Mezzaroma believes “we are about to make history.”
The Derby della Capitale is next Monday, but Lazio President Claudio Lotito turned the screw by mocking Roma. “They are one of many teams.”
Blerim Dzemaili scored a hat-trick against his old club Torino and admits “I felt a little bit bad” after Napoli’s 5-3 victory.
Javier Zanetti has put an end to speculation he’s thinking about retirement ahead of his 40th birthday. “I think I will play for another season.”
Alessandro Matri got the winner against Inter and admits he’d love to start against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Walter Mazzarri explains why he left Edinson Cavani on the bench, enjoyed Napoli’s 5-3 victory and insists “money isn’t important” in his contract renewal.
Blerim Dzemaili bagged a hat-trick and Edinson Cavani snatched a late brace as Napoli won an absolutely thriller 5-3 away to Torino!
Massimiliano Allegri praised Mario Balotelli for his “enthusiasm” and improved behaviour after inspiring a 1-0 Milan victory over Chievo.
Riccardo Montolivo followed up a Mario Balotelli free kick to give Milan their sixth consecutive victory away to Chievo.
Napoli leave Edinson Cavani on the bench after his odyssey from South America to reach Torino, so Lorenzo Insigne partners Goran Pandev.
Fabio Quagliarella said his goal against Inter was “instinctive,” explains why he hugged Nicolas Anelka and assures Juventus “do not fear Bayern Munich.”
Stevan Jovetic limped off during Fiorentina’s 2-1 defeat to Cagliari and tests confirmed he pulled a muscle in his thigh.
Inter President Massimo Moratti felt “a draw would’ve been the right result” after their 2-1 home defeat to Juventus and wanted a penalty.

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