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Vincenzo Montella hopes beating Sampdoria can be “a six-pointer” in the European race and wants Mo Salah to stay at Fiorentina.
Beppe Marotta confirms Daniele Rugani will join Juventus next season, but denied interest in Empoli’s Mirko Valdifiori.
Alessandro Diamanti and Mohamed Salah saw off Sampdoria 2-0, so Fiorentina leapfrog them into fourth place.
Andrea Mandorlini “cannot explain” how Verona threw away a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Cesena.
Juventus have to reshuffle their squad against an Empoli side that plays some of the best football in Italy.
The Easter Saturday round concludes with leaders Juventus reshuffled against impressive Empoli.
Roberto Donadoni believes Parma deserved to beat Inter at San Siro rather than just draw 1-1.
Zdenek Zeman believes Lazio “are superior to Roma right now” and trusts Cagliari won’t get relegated.
Palermo boss Beppe Iachini felt the game “was going our way” before Jeremy Menez sealed Milan’s victory.
Inter director Piero Ausilio said the team’s day off was cancelled “because they rested” against Parma.
Pippo Inzaghi feels Milan “are on the right track” after their 2-1 victory in Palermo. “We showed character.”
Roberto Mancini said he must “take responsibility for this situation” after Inter’s 1-1 draw with Parma.
Fiorentina and Sampdoria are separated by just two points as Mohamed Salah, Mario Gomez and Alessandro Diamanti face Luis Muriel, Samuel Eto’o and Eder.
Fiorentina and Sampdoria are two of Serie A’s most intriguing success stories and face off for European places.
Stefano Pioli said Lazio “want it all” from this season after a seventh win on the bounce in Cagliari.
Inter were pegged back by bottom club Parma and Lazio won their seventh in a row at Cagliari, but Cesena fought back from 3-0 down to hold Verona 3-3.
Jeremy Menez and Alessio Cerci gave Milan their first away win in five months, conquering Palermo 2-1.
Rafa Benitez admits he is “shocked” that Napoli are now nine points adrift of Roma after defeat at the Olimpico.
Rudi Garcia believes Roma could’ve won by a greater margin after beating Napoli 1-0. “Now we’re nine points clear.”
Inter Vice-President Javier Zanetti said the club will “do everything possible” to sign Yaya Touré for Roberto Mancini.
Miralem Pjanic gave Roma their first home win since November, but unlucky Napoli fall further behind the Champions League spots.
Palermo and Milan have both stuttered of late, so seek a significant step forward at the Stadio Barbera.
Inter are in dire need of morale-boosting points and welcome bottom of the table Parma, who won’t go without a fight.
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Radja Nainggolan trusts the Giallorossi can beat Napoli in the early game “if we play like the old Roma.”
Today’s packed Serie A fixture list kicks off at 11.30 UK time with the Derby del Sole between Roma and Napoli.
Rolando Maran warned Chievo not to get ahead of themselves against Sassuolo, as “safety is not guaranteed.”
Roma and Napoli go head-to-head for Champions League places in the early Easter game, known as the Derby del Sole.
Sulley Muntari told Milan he won’t play anymore, but his agent insists the club will continue to shell out wages.
Spanish papers claim Barcelona have offered €70m for Paul Pogba, but would loan him to Juventus for a year.
Gian Piero Gasperini told Genoa they need to be “more prolific” against Udinese to get results back on track.
Keita Balde Diao’s agent denies an offer from Manchester City, but will “discuss with Lazio at the end of the season.”
Mimmo Di Carlo makes it clear Cesena “will fight to the end” for their Serie A status and must get points off Verona.
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims ‘Mr Bee’ would bring in Paolo Maldini as technical director if he bought Milan.
Maurizio Sarri assures Empoli “want to go for it and take control” against leaders Juventus this evening.

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