NEWS

The relegation battle in Serie A heats up this weekend as Lecce, Cesena, Atalanta and Siena all face important tests in Week 25.
Andrea Pirlo is one of the main reasons behind Juventus’ surprise Scudetto bid, says Giorgio Chiellini.
Palermo boss Bortolo Mutti has brushed aside comparisons with Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho.
Juventus’ Andrea Barzagli may be a part of the tightest defence in Serie A, but he concedes that Milan’s Thiago Silva is on another level.
Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti says he can’t predict the outcome of Saturday’s Scudetto clash between Milan and Juventus.
After years of success, Inter goalkeeper Julio Cesar is struggling to come to terms with the club’s problems this season.
Esteban Cambiasso has urged Inter critics to look at the performance against Marseille on Wednesday rather than the result.
Juventus will make moves to extend the contracts of Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Barzagli and Paolo De Ceglie.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Didier Deschamps does not feel Inter are in crisis despite their latest defeat to his Marseille side. “We know the second leg will be tough.”
Claudio Ranieri feels “it’s a snapshot of our current moment” for Inter after yet another defeat, this time in the Champions League, and a Douglas Maicon injury.
Javier Zanetti admits Inter feel “very bitter at the situation and did not deserve the defeat” in Marseille. “We hope this negative period ends soon.”
Inter were beaten with the last kick of the game, as they fell 1-0 to Olympique Marseille, piling more pressure on Claudio Ranieri.
Francesco Guidolin is confident Udinese can get the result they need in Greece against PAOK if they play “with courage.”
Lazio have confirmed Edy Reja “presented his resignation, but the club rejected it, so nothing has changed.”
In a strange press conference, Edy Reja refused to deny he resigned from the Lazio job ahead of tomorrow’s Atletico Madrid game. “We had a difference of opinion.”
Inter director Luis Figo tells the squad “the time has come for the players to prove they are not finished” against Olympique Marseille.
Inter have a 4-4-1-1 system in Marseille this evening with Mauro Zarate out wide and Wesley Sneijder behind Diego Forlan.
Francesco Lodi’s penalty and a great performance by goalkeeper Juan Pablo Carrizo earned Catania a surprise 1-0 win away to Siena.
Mario Beretta is the new Cesena Coach after replacing the sacked Daniele Arrigoni. “Our first objective is to get off the foot of the table.”
As reports continue to swirl around that Edy Reja has resigned, the media are drawing up a list of potential replacements for Lazio.
Lazio may be in turmoil with Edy Reja reportedly resigning, but Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone insists they need “concentration” in tomorrow’s match.
Massimo Ambrosini will have to wait until the end of the season before being told whether he will be handed a new contract at Milan.
There is chaos at Lazio after boss Edy Reja is understood to have resigned as Coach of the capital outfit.
Fabio Cannavaro believes hometown club Napoli will need to score in the return leg of their Champions League tie at Chelsea.
There is still plenty of life left in the current Inter squad, insists technical director Marco Branca.
Thiago Silva says he would welcome the arrival of Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie at Italian giants Milan.
Milan have defended Zlatan Ibrahimovic after his car struck a woman outside of the club’s training ground on Tuesday.
January signing Amauri is confident that he will soon start scoring goals following his move to Fiorentina.
Fiorentina will be without January signing Ruben Olivera for their next three games after his dismissal against Bologna.
Wesley Sneijder is ignoring the growing speculation regarding his future at Italian giants Inter.
Milan’s Thiago Silva admits that he has been surprised by Juventus’ emergence as a Scudetto contender this season.
The Gazzetta dello Sport is today claiming that Fabio Borini of Roma will be included in the next Italy squad.
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono insists that Simone Padoin is of Juventus quality following his January move.
Devis Mangia says he is proud to see his name linked with Genoa – but feels it is unfair on current boss Pasquale Marino.

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