NEWS

Pescara suffered a shock home defeat to Reggina, as their hopes of closing on the top of the table were dashed.
According to the latest reports, Edy Reja wants to lead Lazio one last time against Fiorentina on Sunday, but Gigi De Canio is ready to take over.
Fabrizio Miccoli has made Palermo history, but admits his contract renewal is out his hands. “It depends on the club.”
“Playing at San Siro is an honour and a privilege,” wrote Alessandro Del Piero ahead of Milan-Juventus.
Christian Maggio still regrets failing to score against Chelsea and reveals Napoli “face every Champions League game with the right spirit.”
Juventus star Arturo Vidal considers “Milan to be the Scudetto favourites, but we beat them twice this season and can do it again.”
Edy Reja and director of sport Igli Tare have left the Formello training ground and it seems increasingly unlikely the Coach will take back his resignation.
Serie A Week 28 will be spread out over four days, moving Roma-Genoa, Parma-Milan, Fiorentina-Juventus and Udinese-Napoli.
The squad for the Under-21 friendly against France suggests Stephan El Shaarawy could get a senior Italy call-up next week, but not Fabio Borini.
Daniele Arrigoni explains why he decided it was right to leave Cesena and forego his wages. “I did it for the love of my hometown club.”
Jurgen Klinsmann has named his USA squad for next Wednesday’s international friendly against Italy.
Fiorentina owner Andrea Della Valle assures they “have locked down” Stevan Jovetic and “don’t want another anonymous campaign.”
Juventus have named 22 players for Saturday’s Scudetto showdown with Milan, leaving out Milos Krasic.
Edy Reja is currently at the Lazio offices for a crunch meeting with President Claudio Lotito after tending his resignation.
Kevin-Prince Boateng has not recovered in time to face Juventus, but Alessandro Nesta and Philippe Mexes are in the Milan squad.
Pasquale Marino says he needs Genoa to be more aggressive and determined if they are to put an end to their losing streak this weekend against Parma.
Roberto Donadoni says his preparations for Parma mean he has no time to dwell on the past, as he faces former employers Genoa in Week 25.
Massimo Cellino has surprisingly offered to resign as President of Cagliari. “It was my duty to resign because I was struck by a criminal investigation.”
Napoli patron Aurelio De Laurentiis does not believe Inter will be any less of an opponent for his side on Sunday evening, despite their continuing struggles.
Alessandro Matri agrees that Milan-Juventus will not decide the destination of the Scudetto, and reveals he bears no grudges towards his former employees.
Antonio Conte has warned his Juventus players not to relax against Milan just because Zlatan Ibrahimovic won’t be playing.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri has underlined how important victory against Juventus could be on Saturday. “Winning ugly would do.”
Marcello Lippi has made it clear that he will not consider joining Lazio. “I want a national side,” he noted.
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono believes that Ezequiel Schelotto would be a good signing for Roma.
Reports that Gigi Buffon will sign a new contract at Juventus until 2016 have surprised the goalkeeper’s agent.
Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta is hoping for Andrea Pirlo to make the difference in Saturday’s Scudetto clash with Milan.
Palermo defender Matias Silvestre deserves a place in the Italian national squad, says Catania director Pietro Lo Monaco.
Inter President Massimo Moratti has raised some doubts about Claudio Ranieri’s long-term future at the club.
Inter’s Andrea Ranocchia has suffered another blow to his injury-hit season after picking up a fresh fitness problem in training.
Titans clash in Week 25 as Milan and Juventus play out a potential Scudetto-decider and Napoli entertain Inter.
Reports in Italy are suggesting that Lazio President Claudio Lotito has been in contact with World Cup winning boss Marcello Lippi.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Pablo Simeone says he’s too young to be considered as a possible Coach of Inter.
Robinho has admitted that Milan will have to change their game plan against Juventus given the ineligibility of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Roma will take on Atalanta this weekend deprived of Francesco Totti – and the stats without him in the team are not good.
Milan are still a force to be respected despite the absence of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, says Juventus’ Giorgio Chiellini.

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