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Rather than downsizing of ambitions, fans should see the Ivan Gazidis revamp as dragging Milan into becoming a modern football club, writes Richard Hall.
After 17 years of Della Valle rule, Fiorentina are poised for a Rocco Commisso era, but Giancarlo Rinaldi knows the pitfalls of American owners in Serie A.
While Atalanta grabbed all the headlines and plaudits, Elio Salerno argues Leonardo Semplici’s SPAL deserve more credit for an incredible story.
Never mind the Scudetto race, Anthony Barbagallo gets the popcorn in for an exhilarating final Serie A round in battles for Europe and safety. 
Daniele De Rossi plays his last game for Roma this weekend and Andrea Tallarita reflects on the story of one of the greatest modern midfielders.
If Empoli are to hold out Inter and stay in Serie A for another season, Wayne Girard thinks goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski will be decisive.
Speculation is rife on who will replace Max Allegri at Juventus, but Elio Salerno believes it ought to be Pep Guardiola or Mauricio Pochettino.
With the relegation battle coming down to the final day, Massimo Nuzzo considers who out of Fiorentina, Genoa and Empoli deserves to go down.
As the season finale approaches, Football Italia’s Chief Correspondent Richard Hall considers who from Atalanta, Inter, Milan and Roma deserves Champions League football.
If the 4-1 triumph over Inter was a sign of things to come, Kaustubh Pandey believes Napoli fans should get ready for take-off.
Roma’s Champions League hopes took a huge blow after they failed to beat Sassuolo, but Vilizar Yakimov thinks the club are paying the price for selling so many big personalities...
Max Allegri arrived under a hail of abuse and leaves with some fans celebrating, but Emmet Gates feels Juventus owe the Coach a debt of gratitude.
Max Allegri will go down as one of the greatest Coaches in Juventus history, yet Vilizar Yakimov thinks that letting go was the only decision the club could’ve made.
Milan’s thirst for stability is evident and the club’s top brass must make a statement with their next hire, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Football Italia’s Chief Correspondent, Richard Hall, reflects on a fantastic Coppa Italia Final for Lazio after they beat Atalanta 2-0 at the Olimpico.
Roma’s treatment of Daniele De Rossi is the final straw for Michael Barbaro, proving club loyalty is dead and the Giallorossi have lost their soul.
Gian Piero Gasperini and Simone Inzaghi have built their careers on the three-man defence, but Elio Salerno analyses the different tactical approaches of two Coppa Italia Finalists.
Papu Gomez rejected big clubs because he wanted to be a protagonist, but Jay Cassano outlines how he combined ambition and affection at Atalanta.

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