NEWS

CalcioNews24 report that Alessandro Del Piero has turned down the chance for a reunion with Marcello Lippi.
Erick Thohir has presented details of Inter’s €80m partnership deal and promised two purchases will be made this summer.
Joaquin Sanchez says that Fiorentina are aware that the Coppa Italia Final with Napoli could be ‘decided by a single episode’.
Hellas Verona will reportedly reward Luca Toni’s form this season with the offer of a two-year contract extension.
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Pierpaolo Marino has promised that Atalanta will ‘honour’ their match against Juventus next weekend and hinted at hope of an upset.
Silvio Berlusconi will reportedly delay sacking Clarence Seedorf until May, whilst Milan apparently face a battle over his contract.
Prospective Milan Coach Pippo Inzaghi has reflected on the ‘great rapport’ he has with Silvio Berlusconi and Adriano Galliani.
Maurizio Zamparini says that when back in Serie A next year, Palermo will be aiming for European qualification, not to avoid relegation.
Rudi Garcia and Walter Sabatini are apparently meeting at Trigoria today to plan out Roma’s transfer strategy for the summer.
Relations between Inter and Juventus have reportedly improved, since January’s fall-out from the failed Fredy Guarin-Mirko Vucinic exchange.
Rafa Benitez has refused direct comment on interest in Javier Mascherano, but admits Napoli need to strengthen to take that ‘difficult final step’.
Silvio Berlusconi has briefly commented on continued rumours of a takeover bid at Milan: “These are the fantasies of others.”
Ricky Kaka has reflected on Milan’s current and future objectives, working with Clarence Seedorf and on his intentions beyond the summer.
Simone Zaza says that if Sassuolo are able to avoid relegation, he would like to stay with them next season.
Fernando Llorente says he ‘worked’ and ‘dreamed’ for a debut season with Juventus in which he could ‘feel important’.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Antonio Conte insists there’s no “Scudetto celebration” yet, but “if Roma are stratospheric then I can’t finds adjectives to describe Juventus.”
Eusebio Di Francesco praised Sassuolo’s performance against Juventus and warned “I can’t park the bus.”
Claudio Marchisio admits Juventus have one hand on the Scudetto after a win at Sassuolo. “We’re nearly there.”
Juventus fought back from a goal down to win 3-1 at Sassuolo in a hard-fought game, so can secure the Scudetto next week.
Figures from football, including Mario Balotelli and Cesare Prandelli, ate bananas to join Dani Alves’ anti-racism message.
Players’ Association President Damiano Tommasi is open to reducing Serie A from 20 to 18 teams.
Rafa Benitez is “optimistic” for Gonzalo Higuain at the Coppa Italia Final and feels there “isn’t such a big difference” between Napoli and Juventus.
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet told Italian media “Emanuele Giaccherini has a contract” and will remain.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta denied Real Madrid interest in Paul Pogba and slammed Roma Coach Rudi Garcia.
Napoli legend Diego Armando Maradona could be at Saturday’s Coppa Italia Final with Fiorentina, said his lawyer.
Sassuolo striker Simone Zaza assured he wants to “do well tonight against Juventus,” the club that co-owns him.
Juventus start Carlos Tevez, Fernando Llorente and Andrea Pirlo in tonight’s Serie A trip to Sassuolo.
Livorno ultras wrote a public letter of apology and shock after Paulinho was physically attacked.
The season is finished for Genoa winger Paolo De Ceglie, who tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his knee.
Torino are unhappy with the refusal of the Lega Serie A to move their game with Chievo on May 4, as it coincides with the Superga anniversary.
President of the Montenegro FA Dejan Savicevic stirred up controversy, claiming Juventus were “pushed forward by referees” this season.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete insisted it’s “important to have Mario Balotelli at the World Cup, as he can change a game.”
Giampaolo Pazzini can’t wait for the Milan Derby so he can end the “taboo” against his former club.

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