Serie A Team of Week 24
Following rain-offs and call-offs in Serie A’s five-day feast of football, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from round 24.
Cannavaro given jail time
Former Italy defender Fabio Cannavaro has been given a 10 month jail sentence for entering a property seized by tax authorities.
Benitez will make changes
Napoli Coach Rafael Benitez admits he will make significant changes to his side for the return leg with Trabzonspor tomorrow.
Mertens: ‘I want to start’
Dries Mertens admits that he’d prefer to be starting games for Napoli, but says he’ll do all he can from the bench.
Manenti: ‘Parma will play’
Parma President Giampietro Manenti insists that the game at Genoa on Sunday will go ahead, and hits out at the old regime.
Shaqiri: ‘Inter better than Celtic’
Xherdan Shaqiri is convinced that Inter are superior to Celtic, but admits they underestimated the Scots in the first leg.
‘Inzaghi needs time’
Stephan El Shaarawy says Coach Pippo Inzaghi needs time at Milan, and the Europa League is still a realistic target.
Juventus pass Milan in rankings
Juventus have moved ahead of Milan in the latest UEFA club rankings, and are the only Italian club in the top 20.
Parma players prepare notice?
It’s reported that several of Parma’s players have run out of patience, and will serve notice on the club over unpaid wages.
Pereira: ‘Evaluating Juventus offer’
Manchester United youngster Andreas Pereira admits he’s considering an offer to follow Paul Pogba to Juventus.
Pirlo out for a month?
Juventus will evaluate the condition of Andrea Pirlo today, with fears the midfielder could be out for a month.
Parma meeting delayed
A meeting between the mayor of Parma, and the President of the town’s football club has been delayed until Friday.
Lavezzi agent in Milan
Ezequiel Lavezzi’s agent is in Milan this morning, leading to speculation of negotiations with Inter for the forward.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Ferrero: 'Zamparini death threats'
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero claims Palermo chief Maurizio Zamparini “made death threats” over Edgar Barreto.
Klopp: 'Juve deserved win, but...'
Jurgen Klopp said Juventus “deserved this result,” but remains confident Borussia Dortmund can turn it around.
Allegri: 'Juve plan worked'
Max Allegri explained his tactical approach to beating Borussia Dortmund, which meant Juventus giving up possession.
Morata: 'Juve will give their all'
Alvaro Morata expects Borussia Dortmund will be tough, “but Juventus go there with everything we’ve got.”
Tevez: 'No tie is closed'
Carlos Tevez said “no tie is finished after the first leg” following a 2-1 Juventus win over Borussia Dortmund.
CL: Morata takes down Dortmund
Carlos Tevez and Alvaro Morata gave Juventus a 2-1 first leg Champions League victory over Borussia Dortmund.
Gasp: 'Genoa gifted draw'
Gian Piero Gasperini was furious with Genoa after they “gifted” Sampdoria a 1-1 Derby della Lanterna draw.
Miha: 'Fair Genoa derby result'
Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic felt the draw was the right result in a “manly” Genoa Derby.
Marotta: 'Juve season at stake'
Juventus director Beppe Marotta admits they are “gambling the entire season” against Borussia Dortmund.
Dramatic Derby della Lanterna
Sampdoria cancelled out Genoa’s lead in the 1-1 Derby della Lanterna, but missed two open goals and the Grifone hit the bar in stoppages.
Manenti cancels Parma meeting
It’s reported Parma President Giampietro Manenti won’t meet the Mayor and bankruptcy tribunal tomorrow either.
Line-ups: Juventus-Borussia Dortmund
Juventus start Carlos Tevez, Alvaro Morata and Arturo Vidal in the Champions League with Borussia Dortmund.
LIVEBLOG: Juventus v Borussia Dortmund
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Cellino 'won't return to Leeds'
Ex-Cagliari President Massimo Cellino released a statement announcing he will not return to Leeds United.
Iturbe back for Feyenoord-Roma
Juan Manuel Iturbe is back for Roma’s Europa League trip to Feyenoord, but Douglas Maicon misses out.
Parma club staff walk out
There are more problems at Parma with the club shop closing and computers confiscated.
Sampdoria and Genoa face off in the rescheduled Derby della Lanterna grudge match.
Join us to follow all the action from the rescheduled Derby della Lanterna between Sampdoria and Genoa!
‘Major clubs in for Dybala’
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says he’s spoken to ‘major clubs’ about selling Paulo Dybala this summer.
Juventus to meet for Mkhitaryan?
It’s reported that Juventus could use tonight’s match with Borussia Dortmund to discuss a transfer for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
Tevez: ‘Pleasure to play with Pirlo’
Carlos Tevez says it’s a ‘pleasure’ to have Andrea Pirlo as a teammate, but names Paul Scholes as the best he’s played with.
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