NEWS

Milan full-back Ignazio Abate has revealed he was close to joining Roma before Leonardo’s tenure on the Rossoneri bench.
Antonio Conte’s Italy have climbed two places in the latest FIFA World Rankings, sitting just outside the top 10 in 11th place.
Ignazio Abate has declared that he wants to end his career at Milan, as he reflects on what sums up Pippo Inzaghi’s side best.
Former Milan Coach Arrigo Sacchi has criticised Juventus for not adapting well enough to European football.
Mattia De Sciglio insists he dreams of being Milan captain, despite being linked with Real Madrid.
Former Juventus defender Fabio Cannavaro has accused the Bianconeri of lacking courage in their defeat to Olympiacos last night.
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Giorgio Chiellini said Juventus “did everything we said we shouldn’t do” in their 1-0 defeat to Olympiacos.
Italians Alessio Cerci and Giulio Donati were on target in the Champions League, but Cesare Prandelli was crushed.
Carlo Ancelotti stood up for Mario Balotelli after Real Madrid destroyed Liverpool 3-0. “He wasn’t the worst performer.”
Alvaro Morata said Olympiacos goalkeeper Roberto’s remarkable performance was “not an excuse” for Juventus.
Max Allegri defended Andrea Pirlo and assured Juventus “have a very good chance of qualifying” despite defeat to Olympiacos.
Paul Pogba admits Juventus “lack something in the Champions League” after a 1-0 defeat to Olympiacos.
Carlos Tevez said Juventus “have to change” mentality in the Champions League after a defeat to Olympiacos.
Gigi Buffon had “regrets” at the poor Juventus first half in their 1-0 Champions League defeat to Olympiacos.
Juventus suffered a second consecutive Champions League defeat, falling 1-0 to Olympiacos with a stunning Roberto performance in goal.
The kick-off times and dates for the Coppa Italia Fourth Round have been confirmed.
Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta expects “a sporting battle” against Olympiacos tonight.
Jasmin Kurtic is confident Fiorentina “can get back on track” against PAOK in the Europa League.
Napoli midfielder Gokhan Inler admits it will be “a special game” against Swiss side Young Boys.
Milan have backed Verona’s claim there was no racist abuse aimed at Sulley Muntari during Sunday’s game.
Juventus start Arturo Vidal, Andrea Pirlo and Alvaro Morata against Olympiacos in the Champions League.
Francesco Totti thanked the “unique in the world” Roma fans for their support after a 7-1 defeat to Bayern Munich.
Fabio Cannavaro released a statement after his assets were seized in a tax fraud investigation.
Rafa Benitez insists Napoli are “on the right track” ahead of their Europa League clash with Young Boys.
Vincenzo Montella is looking forward to Fiorentina experiencing the “fiery and passionate atmosphere” against PAOK.
Inter are without Gary Medel for their Europa League match with Saint-Etienne tomorrow.
Gennaro Gattuso reveals Max Allegri “called me for advice” on Juventus opponents Olympiacos.
Inter are expected to be without Gary Medel for the Europa League tie with Saint-Etienne due to a calf injury.
There are reports Juan Cuadrado will sign a Fiorentina contract extension on Friday with a €35m buy-out clause.
Roma goalkeeper Gianluca Curci will be out of action for four to six weeks after elbow surgery.
Young Boys’ Uli Forte and midfielder Raphael Nuzzolo are eagerly awaiting facing Napoli in the Europa League tomorrow, but aren’t scared of them.
Giampiero Ventura has urged fans to steer his Torino closer to qualification when they face HJK Helsinki tomorrow night in the Europa League.
Lazio sporting director Igli Tare has denied rumours about Miroslav Klose rejoining Kaiserslautern in the Zweite Bundesliga.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi looks to calm tension around Coach Gian Piero Gasperini, and insists he’s not about to replace him with Davide Ballardini.

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