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Genoa striker Alberto Gilardino has been diagnosed with a fractured bone in his hand.
Torino fans started a petition to move their game with Chievo, as it coincides with the anniversary of the Superga tragedy.
Cruzeiro and Brazil defender Dedè “is liked by Milan, but also tracked by other Italian clubs,” said his agent.
As expected, Cagliari President Massimo Cellino lodged an appeal against the Football League’s decision to block his Leeds buy-out.
Adel Taarabt’s agent said whether his Milan move becomes permanent depends on “if Clarence Seedorf remains.”
Claudio Marchisio will go all out to win the Europa League, but admits Juventus “haven’t won the Champions League in far too long.”
Manuel Pasqual has joined the lengthy Fiorentina injury list and is out for at least 10 days with a thigh strain.
Udinese have handed Albert Riera to feeder club Watford until the end of the season, just days after signing him.
Palermo forward Kyle Lafferty says he is enjoying playing for the club and intends to see out the remainder of his contract with the Sicilian side.
Marcello Lippi has described Juventus as ‘virtually unbeatable’ ahead of their match with Napoli on Sunday.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito says some Lazio players want to leave the club, strongly hinting that it is the club’s fans’ fault.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says his client is eager to bag a goal when Napoli take on Juventus this weekend.
Sampdoria’s Stefano Okaka puts his team’s recent success down to the fantastic atmosphere within the Blucerchiati dressing room.
Napoli’s Marek Hamsik says he cannot wait for his side’s match against runaway Serie A leader Juventus on Sunday.
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba says he wants the Old Lady to set a Serie A points record this season.
Giovanni Trapattoni believes the current 20 point gap that exists between Juventus and Napoli exaggerates the difference in class between the teams.
Lazio captain Stefano Mauri still believes his side can qualify for the Europa League despite last night’s loss to Genoa.
Eric Cantona has praised the job done by compatriot Rudi Garcia at Roma and also says he would take Francesco Totti to the World Cup.
Inter Coach Walter Mazzarri insists the presence of President Erick Thohir in the San Siro crowd does not put added pressure on his side.
Milan defender Phillipe Mexes has paid tribute to his side’s character following their 2-0 win at Fiorentina.
Former Verona player Roberto Tricella believes the club’s fans are forgetting that the Gialloblu were in Serie B last season.
Inter’s Esteban Cambiasso has praised the work done by both Roberto Mancini and Jose Mourinho at San Siro.
An apparent planned meeting between Walter Mazzarri and Erick Thohir over their future together at Inter has been postponed.
A report in Brazil suggests that the Italian Football Federation have looked into the possibility of calling up Inter full-back Jonathan.
Cesare Prandelli’s two-year extension as Italy Coach apparently contains a release clause, but not for if a club comes in.
Andrea Mandorlini admitted after a fourth consecutive defeat that Verona are currently struggling for confidence.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has declared Sampdoria ‘safe’ now and asks that they look to new objectives to see out the season.
Ciro Immobile says he sees no reason to leave Torino in the summer, as the club has been ‘the perfect place’ for his development.
Eugenio Corini has encouraged Chievo to continue their revival shown against Bologna, as he picks out in particular their ‘competitive nastiness’.
Carlos Tevez says he is unconcerned about leading the Serie A scoring charts or making Argentina’s squad, but regrets his absence against Napoli.
UEFA have given the go-ahead to a new international ‘League of Nations’ competition for European countries to contest from 2018.
Davide Ballardini’s future at Bologna is once more up for discussion, with Stefano Pioli in pole position to return to the bench.
Mario Balotelli commented that the one to provoke him most during Milan’s win at Fiorentina was the referee.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Vincenzo Montella concedes Fiorentina didn’t have their best game against Milan, but “we could’ve avoided defeat.”

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