Serie A Team of Week 30
After some unexpected and thrilling games on Saturday, Dave Taylor took some time to pick his best XI from Week 30.
Palombo silent over Cassano
Angelo Palombo has refused to be drawn on whether Sampdoria should try to re-sign Antonio Cassano.
Fascetti backs Insigne
Former Bari boss Eugenio Fascetti is a big fan of Napoli sensation Lorenzo Insigne. “I’d pick him for every game.”
Ilicic on Samp radar
Former Sampdoria sporting director Pasquale Sensibile expects the port club to make a summer bid for Josip Ilicic.
Clattenburg for Bayern-Juve
English referee Mark Clattenburg will officiate Tuesday’s Bayern Munich-Juventus Champions League quarter-final.
Iuliano: 'Juve can upset Bayern'
Juventus may not have the quality of Bayern Munich, but Mark Iuliano thinks they still have a chance of Champions League progress.
Allegri advice precious, says Cristante
Bryan Cristante is looking forward to being a stable part of Massimiliano Allegri’s Milan squad next season.
Ogbonna 'deserves big move'
Torino’s Angelo Ogbonna is a player with the talents to be fighting for honours with a big club, says Marco Ferrante.
Di Livio: 'Right time for Euro Juve'
Angelo Di Livio believes that his former club Juventus are in a position to win the Champions League this season.
Salamon explains Raiola link-up
Milan youngster Bartosz Salamon has explained how he became a client of super agent Mino Raiola.
Montella told to stay Viola
Vincenzo Montella would be wrong to bring an end to his Fiorentina stint after just 12 months in the job, says Emiliano Mondonico.
Ventura stunned by 5-3 result
Giampiero Ventura admits he “did not think we could lose” after leading with 11 minutes to go, but Torino were beaten 5-3 by Napoli.
Zampa calms Palermo optimism
Palermo lifted themselves off the foot of the table by beating Roma, but President Maurizio Zamparini warns “there’s a long road to safety.”
Conte stands up for Cambiasso
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte stood up for Esteban Cambiasso after the red card for a terrible challenge on Sebastian Giovinco.
Mezzaroma: 'Siena making history'
Siena are still only one point away from the safety zone despite a six-point penalty and President Massimo Mezzaroma believes “we are about to make history.”
Lotito mocks Roma: 'One of many'
The Derby della Capitale is next Monday, but Lazio President Claudio Lotito turned the screw by mocking Roma. “They are one of many teams.”
Dzemaili 'felt bad' about hat-trick
Blerim Dzemaili scored a hat-trick against his old club Torino and admits “I felt a little bit bad” after Napoli’s 5-3 victory.
Zanetti: 'I'll play on next season'
Javier Zanetti has put an end to speculation he’s thinking about retirement ahead of his 40th birthday. “I think I will play for another season.”
Matri: 'Bring on Bayern!'
Alessandro Matri got the winner against Inter and admits he’d love to start against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Mazzarri: 'Money's not important'
Walter Mazzarri explains why he left Edinson Cavani on the bench, enjoyed Napoli’s 5-3 victory and insists “money isn’t important” in his contract renewal.
Napoli's eight-goal Turin thriller!
Blerim Dzemaili bagged a hat-trick and Edinson Cavani snatched a late brace as Napoli won an absolutely thriller 5-3 away to Torino!
Allegri: 'Balotelli is enthusiastic'
Massimiliano Allegri praised Mario Balotelli for his “enthusiasm” and improved behaviour after inspiring a 1-0 Milan victory over Chievo.
Milan conquer Chievo
Riccardo Montolivo followed up a Mario Balotelli free kick to give Milan their sixth consecutive victory away to Chievo.
Napoli leave Edinson Cavani on the bench after his odyssey from South America to reach Torino, so Lorenzo Insigne partners Goran Pandev.
Quaglia: 'Goal was instinctive'
Fabio Quagliarella said his goal against Inter was “instinctive,” explains why he hugged Nicolas Anelka and assures Juventus “do not fear Bayern Munich.”
Jovetic has thigh injury
Stevan Jovetic limped off during Fiorentina’s 2-1 defeat to Cagliari and tests confirmed he pulled a muscle in his thigh.
Moratti: 'Draw was right result'
Inter President Massimo Moratti felt “a draw would’ve been the right result” after their 2-1 home defeat to Juventus and wanted a penalty.
Francesco Guidolin can't believe Udinese failed to win, while Stefano Pioli clings to the point.
Roberto Donadoni and Cristian Bucchi both confirm confidence was the key today.
Giuseppe Sannino said Palermo must believe in safety, as Aurelio Andreazzoli admits Roma deserved defeat.
Davide Ballardini warned Genoa must earn their Serie A status, as Beppe Iachini's men are alive and kicking.
Vladimir Petkovic praised Lazio for never giving up, while Rolando Maran still believes in Europe.
Diego Lopez reveals why Mauricio Pinilla was picked and Vincenzo Montella feels Fiorentina deserved a draw.
Stefano Colantuono and Delio Rossi admit it was a game of two halves in Bergamo.
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