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Massimo Ambrosini is ready for his 20th Derby della Madonnina and reveals the difference between Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano.
Inter midfielder Fredy Guarin points out his team are “not afraid of Milan” even after their differing recent results.
Stefano Colantuono warned Atalanta not to repeat the same mistakes against Roma this afternoon, but admits Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi’s bans “are an advantage.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis assures there is “no rush” to discuss Walter Mazzarri’s contract until the end of the season.
All eyes will be on San Siro this evening for the Derby della Madonnina, while Juventus face giant-killers Siena and Roma visit Atalanta.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Palermo remain bottom of the table, but Alberto Malesani insists today’s 0-0 with Genoa “was a step forward.”
Davide Ballardini felt Genoa deserved a penalty in Palermo, but concedes “it was very difficult to spot.”
Palermo saw Salvatore Aronica sent off and had more of the ball, but a Sebastien Frey wondersave earned Genoa a point.
It’s reported that Italy have chosen the Barradao stadium as their training camp for the Confederations Cup this summer.
Dejan Stankovic explains the magic behind the “uncertain” Milan Derby and considers what Mario Balotelli could achieve.
English media report that Arsenal are ready to anticipate Liverpool and others by making a formal £15m offer for Torino defender Angelo Ogbonna.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi claims he only called Mario Balotelli “a rotten apple” because he didn’t want to drive Manchester City’s price up.
Fabrizio Miccoli, Josip Ilicic and Diego Fabbrini lead Palermo’s attack in a relegation dogfight with on-form Genoa.
Massimiliano Allegri held a joint Press conference with President Silvio Berlusconi ahead of Milan’s showdown with Inter.
Spezia fired Coach Gianluca Atzori after a 6-0 home defeat and drafted in Luigi Cagni to take over.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi arrived at the training ground in his helicopter to assure “respect for Massimiliano Allegri even during the tough times.”
Massimiliano Allegri had said Giampaolo Pazzini wouldn’t recover in time to face Inter, but he is in the Milan squad.
It is now official that Bologna-Fiorentina has been moved to Tuesday evening after heavy snowfall hit the Stadio Dall’Ara.
Ignazio Abate believes there are “no favourites” in tomorrow’s Milan Derby, while Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli won’t feel the pressure.
Sassuolo, Hellas Verona and Livorno secured victories, but Padova were unable to beat nine-man Empoli and two games were snowed off.
Beppe Iachini is thoroughly impressed with Juventus, but insists giant-killers Siena “will be attacking and certainly won’t go looking for a 0-0.”
Massimiliano Allegri warns the Derby della Madonnina will be very different to beating Barcelona and hopes Mario Balotelli doesn’t “fall into the trap of provocation.”
Andrea Stramaccioni has promised Inter will face the Milan Derby “with no fear. You think they are the favourites, whereas I see a balanced game.”
Vincenzo Montella is afraid the 4-1 demolition of Inter will lead Fiorentina to “get too euphoric” ahead of their trip to Bologna.
Ezequiel Lavezzi may be at Paris Saint-Germain, but he’s still cheering on Napoli, urged them to keep hold of Walter Mazzarri and admitted he could return to Italy.
Roma Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli prepares for Atalanta without Francesco Totti and feels the victory over Juventus “helped us to work better.”
Giorgio Chiellini is back in the Juventus squad to take on Siena, along with Claudio Marchisio and Federico Peluso.
Marco Materazzi praises good friend Mario Balotelli, reveals Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s row with Jose Mourinho and why Milan could win the Champions League.
Barcelona have reportedly set an €18m price-tag on Alexis Sanchez, as Juventus prepare a summer swoop.
Riccardo Montolivo gives his Derby della Madonnina prediction. “Milan will win 1-0 with a Stephan El Shaarawy goal.”
The Inter ultras have released statements, posters and flyers telling their members they can insult Mario Balotelli during the Derby, as long as they avoid racist abuse.
Mateo Kovacic may only be 18 and preparing for his first Milan Derby, but he smiles that “anyone who believes in Jesus cannot fear the Diavolo.”
Antonio Conte welcomes back Giorgio Chiellini, warns Juventus-Siena is “the first of 13 World Cup Finals” and berates the fans for treating football “like theatre.”
There continue to be doubts over whether Sunday’s Bologna-Fiorentina Serie A match will go ahead, as heavy snowfall hits the Dall’Ara.

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