NEWS

Leonardo Bonucci shrugged off controversy and assured Juventus will beat Milan in terms of determination.
Sassuolo were stunned at home by Genoa despite dominating, while Chievo saw off Carpi to go into eighth place.
Carlos Bacca expects tonight’s San Siro clash to be “difficult for Milan and also for Juventus.”
Milan give Mario Balotelli a rare chance to shine as they try to save their season and end the Juventus Scudetto march.
Felipe Melo claims Inter “could’ve won 6-2” after scraping a 1-0 result away to Frosinone. “I thought we had a fantastic game.”
Roberto Stellone thought Frosinone were “extremely unlucky” to lose 1-0 against Inter after rattling the woodwork three times.
Roberto Mancini felt Inter thoroughly deserved their 1-0 win at Frosinone and retains hope for third place.
Pepe Reina has a good chance of going in goal against Verona tomorrow after taking part in Napoli training.
Crotone are within touching distance of promotion to Serie A after their victory coupled with another shock Cagliari defeat to 10-man Ascoli.
Mauro Icardi celebrated his 50th goal in 100 Inter games by declaring “I came here to win and do great things.”
Mauro Icardi gave Inter a precious 1-0 victory at the Matusa, but 10-man Frosinone were so unlucky to hit the woodwork three times.
Simone Inzaghi is “very proud” to make his Serie A management debut for Lazio against Palermo tomorrow evening.
Lazio director Igli Tare called new Coach Simone Inzaghi “a young, courageous and very ambitious choice.”
Ivan Perisic confirmed he’d love to join Antonio Conte at Chelsea, “but I see my future at Inter, so there’s nothing to discuss.”
Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa refused to confirm or deny a meeting with Zenit representatives. “I’ve always been clear with my club.”
It’s an action-packed Saturday in Serie A with Frosinone-Inter, Chievo-Carpi, Sassuolo-Genoa and tonight’s Milan-Juventus.
Inter are forced to revamp their defence and start Stevan Jovetic in a tricky trip to relegation battlers Frosinone.
Ivan Perisic warns Inter today’s trip to Frosinone “will be very difficult, as we have to win and so do they.”
Gigi De Canio loses some key players in Udinese’s relegation dogfight with Sampdoria, but drops Antonio Di Natale again. “I must make my choices.”
Verona Coach Gigi Del Neri dropped Luca Toni as a “technical decision,” but will be aggressive and intense against Napoli.
Inter are said to be targeting cheaper Italian options for next season, such as Emanuele Giaccherini and Francesco Acerbi.
Antonio Cassano is reportedly ready to leave Sampdoria for a new experience in the American MLS.
Luca Toni has again been left out of Verona’s squad to face second-placed Napoli tomorrow.
Andriy Shevchenko trusts Antonio Conte “has a strong mentality and will do very well at Chelsea.”
Andriy Shevchenko expects “a tense battle” between Milan and Juventus tonight, admiring Max Allegri and Carlos Bacca.
Italian papers claim Antonio Conte’s Chelsea are offering €60m for Gonzalo Higuain, but Napoli want his full €94m clause.
Alessandro Del Piero is happy with comparisons to Juventus star Paulo Dybala. “I was struck by how he faced responsibility.”
Alessandro Del Piero predicts a Juventus victory against Milan tonight and is amazed by the Bianconeri’s Scudetto comeback.
Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa reportedly had dinner with Zenit St Petersburg representatives and is their number one target.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan’s house was burgled last night with several hundred thousand Euros worth of items stolen.
Juventus full-back Patrice Evra shrugs off criticism and targets Euro 2016. “I am not looking for cuddles. I play football because I’m a winner.”
Patrice Evra admits Juventus offered a two-year contract, but will continue playing even if he leaves Turin. “The respect they have for me is truly touching.”
Udinese are reportedly set to buy Zdravko Kuzmanovic on a permanent basis from Basel.
Alessandro Florenzi discussed being Roma captain, learning to be a right-back and why sometimes you have to miss to score.
Gian Piero Gasperini wants Genoa to end their “travel sickness” by surprising Europa League hopefuls Sassuolo today.