NEWS

Giovanni Trapattoni says Massimiliano Allegri ‘has handled everything brilliantly’ despite people being ‘ready to judge and criticise’ at Juventus.
Milan have reportedly made contact with Eusebio Di Francesco, but Sassuolo want to renew his contract.
Zenit’s Axel Witsel ‘hasn’t given anything away about Milan and Juventus interest’, says his teammate Domenico Criscito.
Zenit’s Domenico Criscito calls Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti ‘one of the greatest Coaches’ and says ‘I’d be happy if he called’.
Inter have ‘paid dearly for our errors’ says Geoffrey Kondogbia, but ‘we must believe in finishing third.’
Inter’s Geoffrey Kondogbia ‘wants to repay Roberto Mancini’s faith’ and likes comparisons to Yaya Toure.
The Milan players ‘are happy with Sinisa Mihajlovic and want to continue with him’, says Alessio Romagnoli.
Milan’s Alessio Romagnoli says they have ‘seven finals’ before the end of the season: “We want fourth place”.
Reports say Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici was in Paris to discuss PSG’s Javier Pastore yesterday.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Tension is growing after FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio “didn’t know” Italy Coach Antonio Conte visited the Chelsea training ground today.
Manchester City held PSG to a thrilling 2-2 draw, but Wolfsburg caused a huge upset by beating Real Madrid 2-0 in their debut Champions League quarter-final.
Antonio Rudiger confirms Roma are “keeping an eye on second place” and he has been won over by Serie A “passion.”
Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi believes his current Coach Marco Giampaolo would be suited to Fiorentina.
Riccardo Montolivo admits Milan players had “a long confrontation with raised voices” in their training retreat.
Sassuolo seem intent on buying Matteo Politano from Roma for €3.5m after his loan spell.
Walter Mazzarri’s agent confirms “there is a great deal of interest,” including from the Premier League, amid Fiorentina and Galatasaray links.
While English papers link Arsenal to Kostas Manolas, Italian reports claim Chelsea manager Antonio Conte met the Roma defender’s agent.
Felipe Melo’s agent insists he “will not leave Inter, as he is happy here and the club shares that view.”
M’Baye Niang’s agent confirms “there are several clubs interested” in the Milan striker, but “it’s too early to talk about it.”
Empoli will send goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski back to Roma rather than activate their option to buy, confirmed his agent.
Claudio Ranieri wrote an open letter about the Leicester City Premier League miracle. “You just need to keep an open mind, an open heart, a full battery, and run free.”
Agent Mino Raiola won’t rule out Zlatan Ibrahimovic retiring, but “it’d be a crime against sporting humanity!”
Walter Mazzarri is said to be considering two very different proposals from Fiorentina and Galatasaray.
Eder is looking forward to facing his former club Frosinone, but knows the pressure is on him to deliver for Inter.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini claims Napoli benefited from refereeing decisions and media bias too.
Roberto Mancini predicts tonight’s PSG-Manchester City Champions League quarter-final and is “proud” of his time in England.
He already has a sausage named after him - and Leicester’s mayor says Claudio Ranieri could have a street named in his honour!
Udinese Coach Gigi De Canio believes Gonzalo Higuain’s red card was correct - “he had lost his head”.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio doesn't rule out Claudio Ranieri - “we’ll pause and reflect thoughtfully before finding a solution”.
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini believes Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic can play until he’s 35 or 36.
Banners have appeared in the town where Lazio are in ritiro, calling for President Claudio Lotito to leave.
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has been awarded the Bearzot Prize by the FIGC.
Kostas Manolas names Francesco Totti as his best teammate, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic as his toughest opponent.
Napoli’s lawyer confirms the club will ask for Gonzalo Higuain’s four-game ban to be halved.