What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Mancini on being held by Borussia
Italian boss Roberto Mancini has admitted that he was disappointed after his Manchester City side were held 1-1 by Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.
Ancelotti on defeat to Porto
Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti’s reaction after the 1-0 Champions League loss at Porto.
Magic Malaga, SuperMario to the rescue
Malaga are dominating Milan’s group after a confident victory in Anderlecht, but Mario Balotelli rescued Manchester City.
Di Natale skirts row questions
Antonio Di Natale refused to answer questions on being frozen out of the Udinese squad, but he’s back tomorrow against Liverpool.
El Shaarawy 'enjoys the moment'
Stephan El Shaarawy is the youngest Milan player ever to score in the Champions League and already looks ahead to Inter.
Cagliari Coaches plan long stay
New Cagliari Coaching pair Diego Lopez and Ivo Pulga are presented to the media and declare they want to stay “for at least six years.”
Guidolin dreams of Anfield upset
Francesco Guidolin says it would be “extraordinary” if Udinese upset Liverpool at Anfield in the Europa League.
Spalletti: 'Zenit can qualify'
Zenit Coach Luciano Spalletti insists their Champions League hopes are “not compromised” despite the home defeat to Milan.
Allegri hails amazing Abbiati
Massimiliano Allegri celebrated Milan’s first European away win in two years and singled out Christian Abbiati for praise.
Mazzarri names anti-PSV side
Walter Mazzarri has already named Edu Vargas and Lorenzo Insigne in the starting XI as Napoli visit PSV Eindhoven.
Rodgers impressed by Di Natale
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers goes into the Europa League game with Udinese on a winning streak, but fears “talent” Antonio Di Natale.
Milan take Zenit thriller
Milan fumbled a 2-0 lead, but thanked an own goal, Stephan El Shaarawy’s splendid solo effort and Christian Abbiati’s heroics for a 3-2 win over Zenit in Russia.
Roma extend Florenzi contract
Roma have officially extended Alessandro Florenzi’s contract until June 2016.
Petkovic: 'No Lazio rotation'
Vladimir Petkovic has told Lazio there will be no squad rotation for the Europa League crunch match with Maribor.
Strama: 'Respect for Neftci'
Andrea Stramaccioni has urged a revamped Inter to show “respect for Neftci” in the Europa League and explained the change of tactics.
Galliani 'not talking to' Ibra
Adriano Galliani insists he is not leaving Milan and asked for patience from fans, but admitted he’s “no longer talking to” Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Napoli 'not under investigation'
Napoli have released a statement noting they are “not under investigation” and helping police with their enquiries after a raid on the club headquarters.
Bojan Krkic has surprisingly been named in the Milan starting XI that will face Zenit St Petersburg in the Champions League.
Del Piero ready for A-League
Alessandro Del Piero has said that he is ready to make his Sydney debut, while Emile Heskey isn’t promising goals galore for the Newcastle Jets.
Diamanti: Bologna attack for Italy
Alessandro Diamanti thinks that Bologna could help fire Italy towards qualification for the 2014 World Cup.
Baldini hits back at Roma ‘lies’
Roma director general Franco Baldini has insisted that the new Giallorossi project which started a year ago will continue. “I’m not leaving.”
Campagnaro close to Napoli deal
The agent of Hugo Campagnaro is hopeful that his client will sign a new deal with Napoli by the end of the month.
Juventus defend ticket prices
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli says he’s satisfied with the attendance at last night’s Champions League tie. “No more than 10,000 would have shown up at the Delle Alpi…”
Ilicic committed to Palermo
The agent of Josip Ilicic has dismissed suggestions that his client was wanted by the likes of Inter and Juventus in the summer.
Vialli: Shakhtar deserved win
Gianluca Vialli was left impressed by Shakhtar Donetsk’s performance at Juventus in the Champions League last night.
Napoli & FIGC raided by police
Italy’s financial police raided the offices of Napoli and the Italian Football Federation on Wednesday to acquire paperwork.
‘Julio Cesar deserved better’
Gianluca Pagliuca is a fan of Samir Handanovic, but he’s criticised former club Inter for the way they treated Julio Cesar.
Miccoli wanted more Italy caps
Palermo ace Fabrizio Miccoli feels that he should have been awarded more Italian caps at international level.
Perin agent opens Milan door
Milan have made no move for Mattia Perin, but the goalkeeper’s agent wouldn’t be surprised by an offer.
Rossi: I’ll be back to my best
Villarreal striker Giuseppe Rossi has reassured fans that he’ll be the same player he was once he returns from injury.
No more slip ups, warns Lichtsteiner
Stephan Lichtsteiner says that Juventus can’t afford to make any mistakes in the their next two Champions League games against Nordsjaelland.
Rossi: That wasn’t the normal Juve
Italian 1982 World Cup winner Paolo Rossi was left hugely disappointed by Juventus’ performance in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Ogbonna on Anzhi radar
Russian giants Anzhi have joined the long queue of admirers for Torino and Italy defender Angelo Ogbonna.
Zanetti to enjoy Milan derby
Javier Zanetti is refusing to focus on the fact that Sunday’s Milan derby may be one of his last. “We just want to win.”
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