NEWS

Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam will be back in action “in mid-April,” confirmed his surgeon after a fractured kneecap.
Gian Piero Gasperini is relishing Atalanta’s underdog status against Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League. “There’s no glory without risk.”
Atalanta midfielder Remo Freuler admits he’s torn in the Europa League, being a Borussia Dortmund fan. “We’re here to put in a performance.”
Former Roma and Inter full-back Dodo, currently at Sampdoria, will reportedly move to Santos over the next few days.
Giant-killers Pordenone have sacked Coach Leonardo Colucci just weeks after holding Inter to a draw at San Siro.
Cagliari have officially extended their contract with midfielder Paolo Faragò until June 2022.
Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa expressed his frustration that Inter “never gave me a chance to play. I was always pushed to one side.”
Racing Club’s President confirms they are working with Inter “to define the last details” for Lautaro Martinez.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri says what Juventus do in the Champions League “doesn’t interest me at all - yesterday I watched Manchester City”.
Gianluigi Buffon says he’ll meet Juventus for “a definitive choice” on his future at the end of the season, but “I would never want to become a burden”.
Coach Niculae Dica says Steaua Bucharest “have to be aggressive” against Lazio, and wants to keep the Europa League tie alive for the second leg.
Napoli right-back Christian Maggio insists “the Europa League is important for us”, despite Maurizio Sarri’s words.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri says the Lega Serie A “doesn’t help us” for the Europa League - “RB Leipzig played before, then they’re playing on Monday”.
Steaua Bucharest midfielder Cristian Tanase says “Lazio are good team, but they’re not Real Madrid”.
Former German international Mario Basler slams Gianluigi Buffon - “Juventus won’t be able to win the Champions League with him”.
Lucas Biglia believes Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain was “very influenced by destructive criticism”, but hopes he can return for Argentina.
Mattia Destro’s agent hits back at Bologna's Roberto Donadoni “the Coach cannot attack his professionalism”.
Milan are still without Nikola Kalinic for tomorrow’s Europa League first leg with Ludogorets.
Sassuolo’s CEO says Matteo Politano’s move to Napoli didn't go through because “there was no communication” between their sporting director and President.
Mino Raiola reportedly tried to take Inter’s Mauro Icardi to Manchester United, but the striker wouldn’t switch agents.
As Lazio prepare to travel face Steaua Bucharest, Football Italia caught up with a Romanian football expert to get the lowdown on their opponents.
Gonzalo Higuain says “it’s easy to talk from a sofa or an armchair” after Juventus blew a 2-0 lead against Tottenham Hotspur.
Mattia Perin says Gianluigi Buffon “will always be a reference point for everyone” and Gigio Donnarumma won’t be his only competition for the Italy number 1.
Bryan Cristante says Atalanta have respect for Borussia Dortmund but “never fear”.
After Tottenham fought back to take a 2-2 draw with Juventus, Football Italia has put together the best images from the match.
The English media were in buoyant mood this morning after Tottenham Hotspur fought back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Juventus.
Juventus drew 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur in the first leg of their Champions League Last 16 tie, but how did the Italian newspapers see it?
It’s reported Gennaro Gattuso will select the strongest possible Milan team against Ludogorets tomorrow, to secure qualification as quickly as possible.
Inter are looking to remove the clause in Mauro Icardi’s contract, reports suggest, but they’d have to significantly boost his wages.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela would reportedly be open to joining Inter, but they have to balance the budget with Financial Fair Play.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Mattia De Sciglio acknowledges Juventus “allowed Tottenham too much of the pitch and were too far away to counter.”
Erik Lamela explains how Tottenham reacted to going 2-0 down with Juventus. “We decided it couldn’t end like that.”
Juventus Coach Max Allegri was very irritable and defensive after the 2-2 draw with Tottenham. “People have lost objectivity.”
Juventus started strong and it was all downhill from there, but who escaped the wrath of Tom Scholes in our Football Italia Player Ratings?