NEWS

Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has compared Claudio Lotito to fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.
Marco Verratti doesn’t believe he’ll ever win the Ballon d’Or, and explains why he gets so many bookings.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says the Napoli forward’s knee has ‘completely healed’ after a cruciate ligament injury.
Marco van Ginkel admits Milan’s match with Cesena is ‘very important’ amidst rumours it could decide Pippo Inzaghi’s future.
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez believes his side can finish second, but refuses to pledge his future to the club.
Bologna sporting director Pantaleo Corvino hits back at Arrigo Sacchi, saying there’s nothing wrong with foreign imports.
Inter striker Mauro Icardi says the Celtic Park atmosphere doesn’t intimidate him, and will only fire him up.
The manager of Inter’s Europa League opponents Celtic says they’ll attack the Nerazzurri on Thursday evening.
Parma President Giampietro Manenti reiterates that Parma have paid player wages, and is travelling to Slovenia to sort things out.
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez has named his squad for Thursday’s Europa League tie at Turkish side Trabzonspor.
Juventus striker Alvaro Morata says he doesn’t know the details of his Real Madrid clause, only that he’s happy in Turin.
Bologna have been deducted one point and their former President is banned after failure to pay income tax.
It’s reported that Parma have failed to pay their players once again, so the squad will meet to decide what action to take.
Parma defender Fabiano Santacroce admits players ‘still don’t know anything’ about outstanding wages, but says they remain confident.
Potential Milan investor Bee Taechaubol says his plan is ‘serious and solid’ and he’s spoken to Silvio Berlusconi.
Former Milan Coach Arrigo Sacchi says he’s been ‘misrepresented’ after criticising the number of black players in Italian youth teams.
Palermo’s Franco Vazquez says representing Italy would be an honour for him - and it would make his mother proud too.
The chaos surrounding Parma continues, as reports emerge that bailiffs have seized three vans and a company car.
Failure to beat Cesena on Sunday could see Milan Coach Pippo Inzaghi lose his job - but he’ll reportedly be gone at the end of the season regardless.
Parma risk being deducted a further five points, and it’s still not clear if player wages have officially been paid.
It’s reported that Arsenal will meet with Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini in London to discuss Paulo Dybala.
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Former Milan Coach Arrigo Sacchi comments that there are ‘too many black players’ in Italian youth teams, whilst claiming that ‘Italy has no dignity’.
Inter director Piero Ausilio defends the sale of youngster Federico Bonazzoli to Sampdoria, and reflects on Davide Santon's return.
Lukas Podolski says Inter and Arsenal will decide his future in the spring, whilst he discusses his time in Italy so far.
Andrea Pirlo reveals that after the Champions League Final lost to Liverpool in 2005 he 'felt like quitting', whilst he talks of Juventus in Europe today.
Free agent and defender Dias Felipe declares he does not feel ‘on trial’ as he begins training with Inter to try to secure a move.
Erick Thohir is 'extremely proud' after Inter's youth team won the Viareggio Tournament, and looks forward to a 'wonderful future together'.
Italy icon Andrea Pirlo says retirement is still a ‘very distant’ prospect, as he discusses his career with the Azzurri.
President of the Italian Footballers’ Association Damiano Tommasi and Lega B President Andrea Abodi join in the general outrage against Lazio's Claudio Lotito.
Juventus' Andrea Pirlo sees his Milan spell under Carlo Ancelotti as a turning point both in his career and in Italian football’s mentality.
Twelve players are suspended after Week 23, including Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez and three Atalanta footballers, while Udinese are fined.
President Giampietro Manenti claims the payments to save Parma have already gone through, but blames the ‘time frame’.
Udinese’s Allan and Palermo’s Franco Vazquez are reportedly among Juventus’ summer transfer targets.
Inter’s youth team have won the Coppa Carnevale, beating Verona in the prestigious youth tournament held each year in Viareggio.

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