Serie A Previews: Derby d'Italia
Juventus return from Madrid for the Derby d’Italia with Inter and tonight Sampdoria v Lazio is a Euro play-off.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
De Silvestri back for Lazio
Sampdoria defender Lorenzo De Silvestri is in the Blucerchiati squad to face his former club Lazio on Saturday evening.
Prade: Tough night for Fiorentina
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade has admitted that the Viola’s 5-0 aggregate defeat to Sevilla in the Europa League was hard to watch.
Inter without Guarin, Hernanes
Fredy Guarin and Hernanes are Inter’s only high-profile absentees from their squad to face Juventus in Saturday’s Derby d’Italia.
Napoli return for Reina?
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Pepe Reina has been linked with a return to Napoli after only one season in the Bundesliga.
Roma move for Digne
Roma have reportedly opened negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain about the possible transfer of full-back Lucas Digne.
Andreolli set for Inter exit
Marco Andreolli is reportedly set to leave San Siro this summer as Sampdoria, Lazio and Sevilla have all expressed interest.
Mazzarri to Sunderland or Newcastle?
Walter Mazzarri has been linked with a summer move to north east England and is reportedly considering offers from Sunderland and Newcastle United.
Pique: Barcelona not favourites
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes that his side stand as much chance of lifting the Champions League as Juventus.
Mihajlovic: ‘Europa down to Samp’
Sinisa Mihajlovic says Europa League qualification is in his Sampdoria side’s hands as they prepare to face Lazio.
Mourinho: ‘I want Cech to stay’
Jose Mourinho insists he wants Roma and Inter target Petr Cech to stay at Chelsea for next season.
‘Lazio punished for Coppa run’
Coach Stefano Pioli believes Lazio have been punished for reaching the Coppa Italia final, after the game was moved.
Pioli: ‘Four finals for Lazio’
Stefano Pioli says Lazio face four cup finals over the coming weeks ‘three in the League and one in the Coppa’.
Conte: ‘Well done Juventus’
Italy CT and former Juventus Coach Antonio Conte has congratulated his old side on reaching the Champions League final.
Mancini: ‘Toure? A great player…’
Roberto Mancini says an older player ‘can still make a difference’ for Inter, and calls Yaya Toure ‘a great player’.
‘Juve still tough’
Roberto Mancini insists his Inter side will face a tough test against Juventus, despite Bianconeri rotation.
Benitez has Hammers option?
It’s reported Rafa Benitez could leave Napoli for West Ham United, with Sinisa Mihajlovic ready to take over.
Braida: ‘Barça like Kovacic’
Barcelona’s international sporting director Ariedo Braida speaks about Inter’s Mateo Kovacic - ‘there’s no denying he’s a player we like’.
‘Dybala not Juve’s yet’
Paulo Dybala is ‘not yet a Juventus player’ says Coach Max Allegri, despite rumours of a deal being completed.
Allegri: ‘No-one expected final’
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri admits ‘nobody expected us to get to Berlin’, and reveals a message from Antonio Conte.
‘Good chance to win Champions League’
Max Allegri believes his Juventus side have a ‘good chance’ of winning the Champions League against Barcelona.
Allegri: ‘Focus on Inter, Coppa’
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri warns his players not to be distracted by the upcoming Champions League final.
Morata: ‘Not thinking about Madrid’
Juventus striker Alvaro Morata insists he’s not thinking about a return to Real Madrid, but says scoring against them was ‘painful’.
Agent: ‘Cech can leave’
Inter and Roma target Petr Cech is free to negotiate with other clubs, according to the Chelsea star’s agent.
Mancini: ‘Forget Calciopoli’
Roberto Mancini says Inter and Juventus’ rivalry can’t be about Calciopoli anymore - ‘it’s ridiculous to talk about things that are in the past’.
Mancini: ‘Inter want top players’
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini is not giving up on Yaya Toure - ‘the world is full of top players, we want to get them’.
Sacchi offers Juve advice
Arrigo Sacchi congratulates Juventus for reaching the Champions League final, and offers advice on how to beat Barcelona.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Emery: 'I liked Fiorentina'
Sevilla won 5-0 on aggregate, but Coach Unai Emery assured he “really liked the way Fiorentina played in both legs.”
Benitez: 'Napoli didn't take chances'
Rafa Benitez said Napoli “created enough chances” to beat Dnipro, so can only blame themselves and not the referee.
Montella: 'Fans lacked respect'
Vincenzo Montella slammed fans for jeering Fiorentina after going out of the Europa League to Sevilla. “The team deserves respect.”
Joaquin: 'Viola had great season'
Joaquin insists Fiorentina “had a wonderful campaign and are happy with our work” after losing to Sevilla.
EL: Napoli bow down to Dnipro
Napoli once again wasted golden opportunities and were beaten 1-0 by Dnipro, crashing out of the Europa League semi-final.
EL: Sevilla sink Fiorentina again
Fiorentina went out of the Europa League with a whimper, losing 2-0 to Sevilla with Josip Ilicic missing a penalty.
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