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It is confirmed that 25-year-old Piermario Morosini has died after collapsing during Pescara-Livorno due to a heart attack.
Delio Rossi hopes Fiorentina can repeat the performance that conquered Milan when facing Roma on Sunday. “We need another perfect game.”
Serse Cosmi urges Lecce to maintain their amazing momentum against Napoli, but fears “the final sprint could be decided by the psychological approach.”
Stevan Jovetic has shot down transfer gossip as Fiorentina fight to stay in Serie A. “I dream of becoming the Viola’s version of Francesco Totti.”
Giuseppe Rossi has been ruled out for another six months with a new knee injury, but his agent blamed Villarreal and is sure “he will overcome this too.”
Napoli have lost three in a row and face on form Lecce tomorrow, but Walter Mazzarri can “guarantee it won’t be a downward spiral to end the season.”
It’s reported Milan will club together with Genoa to sign Brazilian star Carlos Henrique Casemiro this summer.
Juventus are reportedly looking to Uruguay for next season, as it’s a race between Liverpool’s Luis Suarez and Napoli hero Edinson Cavani.
Luis Enrique tells Roma to follow Francesco Totti’s example when facing Fiorentina and hails “great signing” Marquinho.
Antonio Conte prepares Juventus for Cesena’s synthetic pitch, but insists Massimiliano Allegri’s phantom goal obsession “has become deathly dull.”
“Santos want Robinho and he wants to return, so now it depends on Milan. We will talk to them,” said the club President.
Zdenek Zeman has always been one of their harshest critics, but says “Juventus deserve to be top of the table” ahead of Milan.
Attilio Tesser acknowledges Novara are unlikely to escape relegation, but “it is our duty to end the season with our heads held high.”
Inter go head to head with Udinese for Europe this evening, but Nerazzurri director Marco Branca believes “we’re not in the race for the Champions League.”
President Enrico Preziosi urges his Genoa to stay united against Milan today, “then those who made errors will pay.”
Milan try to keep up the Scudetto race against Genoa today, while Inter go head-to-head with Udinese in a fight for Europe this evening.
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Juve Stabia took advantage of a red card to push past Padova and close in on potential promotion play-off places.
Milan director Ariedo Braida has confirmed “we are interested in” Genoa defender Andreas Granqvist, who they’ll face tomorrow.
Diego Forlan tells the fans they “have not yet seen the real” striker since he joined Inter. “I would hate to leave like this.”
Alessandro Del Piero “told us he prefers LA Galaxy or New York, so we abandoned the option,” revealed Montreal Impact.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli believes the Scudetto race is wide open. “Both Milan and Juventus have a 50 per cent chance of winning.”
Mario Balotelli “desperately needs professional mental support,” according to the general secretary of world footballers union FIFPro.
Giuseppe Rossi “is distraught” after a new injury ruled him out of Euro 2012, confirmed Italy chief medic Professor Enrico Castellacci.
Udinese and Inter come face to face on Saturday, but the Friulani confirm negotiations already began for Juan Cuadrado.
Milan’s huge injury list drags on for tomorrow’s match with Genoa, including Kevin-Prince Boateng, Massimo Ambrosini, Thiago Silva and Ignazio Abate.
Francesco Guidolin insists Saturday’s clash with Inter is effectively a “Champions League play-off” and Udinese are still among the favourites.
Serie B sides Bari and Crotone have been docked points after irregularities in their wage and tax payments.
Dave Taylor picks a fantasy best XI from the midweek round of Serie A action.
Giuseppe Rossi’s hopes of a return to fitness in time to make Italy’s squad for Euro 2012 are over as the Villarreal man seriously re-injures his right knee.
Cesena President Igor Campedelli has lavished praise on former player Emanuele Giaccherini, ahead of his return to the club this weekend.
Inter director Ernesto Paolillo has reiterated his club’s support for UEFA’s Financial Fair Play initiative. “It will lead to a positive revolution.”
Atalanta’s midweek celebrations for beating Napoli were soured slightly after thieves vandalised and broke into several cars owned by squad members.
Roberto Mancini has welcomed Mario Balotelli’s apology and reported determination to stay at Manchester City, but asks that he changes his ways.
Andrea Stramaccioni is prepared to alter his set-up to try to beat Udinese on Saturday night, as he admits Inter are ‘perfect victims’ for the Zebrette.

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