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Parma captain Alessandro Lucarelli warns that ownership rules need to change, or other clubs could go the way of the Ducali.
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Parma players offered to “pay our own costs to play games,” but only if the employees are protected, while another plan is destined to fail.
Daniele Galloppa said Parma “aren’t holding any hope” President Giampietro Manenti can save the club.
Alessandro Lucarelli said Parma “felt abandoned” by authorities during the financial crisis and the future is in doubt.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio said Parma will play against Genoa this weekend, but Mattia Cassani warned that’s not guaranteed.
Gianfranco Zola said the only difference between Cagliari and Inter was “they took more of their chances.”
Authorities say they will “follow” Tottenham fans closely and ban alcohol ahead of the Fiorentina match.
Roberto Mancini said “we wouldn’t be Inter” if they didn’t risk throwing results away to Cagliari.
Marek Hamsik is confident Napoli can catch Roma in second place, as only three points separate them now.
Mateo Kovacic and new Capocannoniere Mauro Icardi scraped Inter’s 2-1 victory away to Cagliari.
Eusebio Di Francesco felt Sassuolo did all they could in the circumstances for their 2-0 defeat to Napoli.
Rafa Benitez praised Napoli’s “winning mentality” against Sassuolo and admits it’s tough to drop Duvan Zapata.
Bailiffs were at Parma’s training ground today to seize assets including another vehicle and medical equipment.
Duvan Zapata and Marek Hamsik gave Napoli victory over Sassuolo, closing within three points of Roma despite a Dries Mertens dismissal.
The ever-unpredictable Inter make changes for tonight’s tricky trip to Cagliari as Roberto Mancini challenges Gianfranco Zola.
Inter seek consistency after a 3-3 draw at Celtic Park, but travel to face Gianfranco Zola’s Cagliari tonight.
Jurgen Klopp is keeping Borussia Dortmund cards close to his chest against Juventus. “You’ll find out our game plan tomorrow.”
Arturo Vidal is back in the Juventus squad for the Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund.
Napoli want to continue their stunning form to close on second-placed Roma, but Simone Zaza’s Sassuolo can cause an upset.
Football players love tattoos, so Empoli staged their own inking party at club headquarters today.
Gigi Buffon said Juventus are “curious to measure ourselves up” against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.
Max Allegri warned that Juventus v Borussia Dortmund “is not a Final, so it requires patience, cool heads and technique.”
Napoli have the chance to close within three points of Roma, but first need to get past exciting Sassuolo.
Fiorentina will be without Ciprian Tatarusanu for around two weeks, so Norberto Neto returns after a contract row.
Inter will offer Mauro Icardi a new contract deal that would see him earning €3.6m a year, according to reports.
Arturo Vidal could make his return for Juventus against Borussia Dortmund, while Ciro Immobile will hope to get some playing time.
Barcelona sporting director Ariedo Braida may fly to Turin tomorrow to watch Juventus' Paul Pogba against Borussia Dortmund.
Roma midfielder Alessandro Florenzi may not play in Thursday's return leg against Feyenoord due to a sprained left ankle.
Fiorentina, Lazio and Atalanta are all eyeing Chievo's Ervin Zukanovic, say reports.
Roma are reportedly considering Atalanta's Davide Zappacosta for the summer, but the way to Torino's Matteo Darmian is blocked by Fiorentina.
Inter and Roma are expecting an update in the Financial Fair Play investigation that involves them and may be sanctioned, say reports.
President Giampietro Manenti says he won't leave Parma, and that Sunday's game against Udinese should not have been cancelled.
A friendly between Italy and Holland may be organised, with revenue used to repay the damage caused by Feyenoord hooligans in Rome.
Milan's Mattia Destro says he had no choice but to leave Roma, as his former side struggles in his absence.

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