NEWS

Giampiero Ventura said if Torino beat Roma today, then “unthinkable scenarios could open up to us.”
Palermo visit Udinese today, but Coach Beppe Iachini revealed disagreements over club strategy.
Juventus, Inter and Lazio are ready to swoop for Robin van Persie on a free transfer from Manchester United.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria “must strike like a venomous snake” against Milan to believe in the Champions League.
There are several head-to-head fights for European places today, including Napoli-Fiorentina, Torino-Roma and Milan-Sampdoria.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Andrea Mandorlini said Verona “could’ve played for two days and not scored” after their 3-0 defeat to Inter.
Samir Handanovic admits he’s waiting for Inter on the contract renewal after parrying a Luca Toni penalty.
Roberto Mancini feels Inter do better away than at home after beating Verona 3-0, praising Gary Medel and Samir Handanovic.
Inter received a much-needed boost with their 3-0 victory away to Verona, where Luca Toni saw his penalty saved.
Zdenek Zeman feels Cagliari are “very unlucky” after their 2-0 defeat to Genoa, but he believes in safety.
Jose Mauri said sealing Parma’s victory over Juventus was “the happiest day of my life,” but his future is up in the air.
Gian Piero Gasperini felt Genoa fully deserved their 2-0 victory over Cagliari and still “dream” of Europe.
Roberto Donadoni admits Parma’s victory over Juventus was “like a fairy tale” and they will keep fighting.
Max Allegri said Juventus “did nothing and deserved the defeat” against bottom of the table Parma.
Mauro Icardi returns from suspension and Luca Toni is eager to shatter more records as disastrous Inter visit Verona.
Bankrupt bottom club Parma caused the upset of the season by beating leaders Juventus 1-0 at the Tardini!
Inter are in crisis and visit an unpredictable Hellas Verona side with Luca Toni firing on all cylinders.
Giacomo Bonaventura and Adil Rami passed fitness tests for Milan’s big game against Sampdoria.
Patrice Evra admits he had a “shock” when making his Juventus debut. “Serie A is absolutely not easy! I’ve never worked so hard.”
Napoli released a statement condemning “attacks and allegations” regarding their players.
Carpi won again and are now only seven points away from mathematical promotion to Serie A, while Pro Vercelli-Livorno ended 3-3.
Juventus have to do without Carlos Tevez and much of their midfield against a Parma side that won’t go without a fight.
Leaders Juventus visit the Stadio Tardini, where bankrupt Parma are still causing upsets, while Genoa host Zdenek Zeman’s Cagliari.
Stefano Pioli thanked Lazio fans for their 2am visit and doubts they’ll lose intensity against Empoli for an eighth straight win.
Pippo Inzaghi predicts Milan will beat Sampdoria tomorrow and revealed his talks with Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Khouma Babacar is out of Fiorentina’s trip to Napoli, but David Pizarro returns from injury.
Inter have snapped up Xian Emmers, the 15-year-old son of ex-Belgium international Marc Emmers. “I’m very happy.”
Rudi Garcia believes Roma “are on the right track” against Torino tomorrow and fan protests are merely “a lover’s quarrel.”
Francesco Totti is back in the Roma squad, while Daniele De Rossi and Ashley Cole can face Torino despite fractures.
Vincenzo Montella insists Fiorentina have already put the thrashing by Juventus behind them and “take advantage” of Napoli’s crisis.
There’s a split emerging at Roma, as Rudi Garcia protests the decision to close the Curva Sud, while President James Pallotta won’t appeal.
Jose Mourinho named his ideal XI, including Javier Zanetti, Ashley Cole and Wesley Sneijder.
Genoa asked for Stephan El Shaarawy, but Milan are more likely to send him towards the Premier League.
There are reports Aurelio De Laurentiis rejected an offer of resignation from Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez ahead of a crunch tie with Fiorentina.

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