NEWS

Gian Piero Gasperini is ready for Atalanta to take on Napoli, Fiorentina and Inter for Europe after beating Crotone for fourth place.
Atalanta found it far tougher than expected to get the better of Crotone, as Andrea Conti’s tap-in and the offside flag was the only difference.
Lazio make changes in defence and attack, as Felipe Anderson and Ciro Immobile try to conquer Massimo Maccarone’s Empoli.
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric warns tomorrow’s opponents Pescara will be fired up under new Coach Zdenek Zeman, but “we are not fragile.”
Atalanta striker Andrea Petagna celebrated his first Italy call-up, albeit just for a training camp. “It’s motivation to do even better.”
Gary Medel is expected to discuss a contract extension with Inter later this month amid Glasgow Rangers and Liverpool rumours.
Luis Muriel looks back over his career, why he’s found his form at Sampdoria, comparisons with Ronaldo and “the cross I bear is my weight.”
Roberto Donadoni insists Bologna “don’t have a loser’s mentality” after recent dismal results and wants them to think positive against Inter.
Milan and Fiorentina are missing important players ahead of tomorrow night’s San Siro showdown.
Medhi Benatia warns Juventus that “there are no easy games in the Champions League” ahead of the clash with Porto.
Atalanta look to Papu Gomez and Andrea Petagna as they continue the push for Europe, hosting relegation-threatened Crotone.
Benevento snatched a late surprise win at Pro Vercelli, while Avellino and Novara also got impressive away victories, but Trapani came back from 2-0 down for 2-2 in Spezia.
Rolando Maran believes Napoli have “become more unpredictable” since Gonzalo Higuain left, introducing Dries Mertens as a False 9.
Fiorentina have officially cut short Hernan Toledo’s loan from Deportivo Maldonado, sending him on to Lanus without playing a single game.
The agent of Sao Paulo defender Lyanco confirmed “we are in negotiations” with Juventus, but Atletico Madrid are there too.
Marcelo Brozovic, Mauro Icardi and Geoffrey Kondogbia miss Inter’s trip to Bologna on Sunday.
Luciano Spalletti told Roma there can be no excuses against Torino and they can’t celebrate Europa League qualification yet, but “we are all Alessandro Florenzi.”
Roberto Baggio explains why he opted to spend his 50th birthday helping earthquake victims in Amatrice. “You can’t tell from home what’s really happening.”
Paulo Sousa admits he must make changes to have “the utmost intensity” as Fiorentina visit Milan and trusts Josip Ilicic to deliver.
Napoli named their squad for Sunday’s Serie A trip to Chievo, including Arkadiusz Milik and Leonardo Pavoletti.
Inter Coach Stefano Pioli warned Bologna “are well-organised and we have to take it one game at a time to continue our climb.”
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura called players, including Roberto Gagliardini, Domenico Berardi and Gianluca Lapadula, for a training camp.
There was again tension between Max Allegri and his Juventus squad last night, as Leonardo Bonucci reacted angrily to the Coach.
Former Inter President Massimo Moratti hailed Roberto Baggio on his 50th birthday, even if “many Coaches did not understand him.”
Vincenzo Montella admires Fiorentina’s tactical versatility, has a Milan bonding exercise and discusses his rapport with Silvio Berlusconi.
Sinisa Mihajlovic trusts Torino can “cause huge problems” for Roma on Sunday after the Giallorossi swept Villarreal aside 4-0.
Leonardo explained the frightening scenario ahead of the 1998 World Cup Final when Ronaldo had convulsions in the team hotel.
Leonardo reveals he was ready to work at Roma and again Inter, but “they made other choices. It was Adriano Galliani to turned me into a Coach.”
Yet another problem has emerged with the Stadio della Roma project, as well as one critic saying he’ll “urge ISIS to put a bomb under it.”
Fiorentina are preparing to lock down Federico Bernardeschi to a new contract with €70m release clause.
Multiple reports suggest Ricardo Rodriguez has pledged to join Inter next season, but Wolfsburg want €22m for the full-back.
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims the necessary €320m has been raised in Hong Kong and Milan are on track for the closing on March 3.
Gian Piero Gasperini warned Crotone “are anything but resigned to their fate” ahead of today’s game, as Atalanta push for Europe.
The FIGC announced it is ready to implement VAR technology in Serie A from September if given the all-clear by FIFA.
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