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Milan will try to poach Sampdoria boss Vincenzo Montella this summer, but Cristian Brocchi will stay if he wins the Coppa Italia.
Kwadwo Asamoah is “convinced Juventus can go a long way still” under Max Allegri, starting with the Coppa Italia.
Cagliari President Tommaso Giulini admits it was better for all concerned that Claudio Ranieri turned him down for Leicester City.
This “could well be” Manuel Pasqual’s last Fiorentina home match, confirmed President Mario Cognini.
Roma’s Miralem Pjanic is the player Max Allegri requested to reinforce Juventus this summer, claims La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Marco Verratti “hoped to the end” that he could take part in Euro 2016, but the Italy and PSG midfielder requires surgery.
Today Inter host Empoli and Milan’s hopes could be dashed by Roberto Donadoni’s Bologna, then it’s Roma-Chievo, Verona-Juventus, Torino-Napoli and the Genoa Derby.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Coach Massimo Rastelli and his Cagliari players celebrated their promotion to Serie A. “We deserved this.”
Cagliari are back in Serie A after their 3-0 victory away to Bari, earning automatic promotion along with Crotone.
Marco Giampaolo again refused to commit his future to Empoli as they prepare to take on “unpredictable” Inter.
Marco Verratti’s surgery “was a decision made in unison with PSG and the FIGC,” confirmed his agent Donato Di Campli.
It is now official, Marco Verratti is out of Euro 2016, as the PSG midfielder will have surgery for a sports hernia on May 16.
Atalanta star Alejandro Gomez saw his three-match ban reduced to two, but Empoli striker Levan Mchedlidze’s appeal was rejected.
Wojciech Szczesny “would buy Radja Nainggolan in a heartbeat” if he was Chelsea manager, but hopes his Roma teammate stays put.
Wojciech Szczesny admits Roma made him “a better goalkeeper” and he’s happy to extend his stay, but still wants Arsenal eventually.
PSG midfielder Marco Verratti will require surgery for a sports hernia and therefore miss Euro 2016, confirmed his agent.
Adem Ljajic is back in the Inter squad to face Empoli tomorrow, but Jeison Murillo is suspended.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta praised Max Allegri for his abilities as a “psychologist” and confirmed they want the Champions League.
Max Allegri outlined his ambitions for Juventus after signing a new contract, above all the Champions League and “self-belief.”
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi backed Cristian Brocchi and said he’d “preferably” sell the club to Italian investors.
Roma star Daniele De Rossi hinted “New York could be my destination in future,” but he’s also fascinated by Glasgow, Oasis and Roy Keane.
Roberto Donadoni urged Bologna to “celebrate” their Serie A safety by taking down his old club Milan tomorrow.
Marcello Lippi is a candidate for the Algeria national team job, claim France Football.
Stephan El Shaarawy “never imagined such an adventure at Roma,” but warns his permanent transfer from Milan isn’t official.
Juventus transfer target and Germany international Ilkay Gundogan will miss Euro 2016 after dislocating a kneecap.
Milan are eager to sign Juan Manuel Iturbe, as Bournemouth will not make his move from Roma permanent.
Massimiliano Allegri has officially signed a contract extension tying him to Juventus until June 2018.
It’s reported Milan President Silvio Berlusconi will meet Chinese potential investors at Arcore tonight or tomorrow.
Roberto Mancini insists Inter have “a good foundation” but have to strengthen certain areas.
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini denies he could leave to join Paris Saint-Germain.
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira is a doubt for the Coppa Italia final, after picking up a calf injury.
Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta is linked with Inter, as his agent says “I think we’ll see him in Serie A soon”.
Gabriel Paletta’s agent says his client “will return to Milan at the end of the season”, but isn’t sure about his long-term future.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero would allow Vincenzo Montella to leave and take the Italy job.