FIGC President Gabriele Gravina has confirmed that “the idea is to restart Serie A on May 20 or early June. Scrapping the season would be a grave injustice.”
Serie A clubs spent almost €200m on agent fees throughout 2019, with Juventus leading the way on €44.3m.
Milan have allegedly targeted Torino goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu as the ideal replacement for Gianluigi Donnarumma at San Siro.
There were another 727 deaths in Italy from the coronavirus over the last 24 hours, taking the total to 13,155, but the rate of new infections continues to slow.
West Ham United defender Angelo Ogbonna has talked about life in quarantine in the UK and how England “laughed” at Italy, “underestimating a global issue.”
Italy’s Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora doubts that football can resume on May 3 and confirms plan to start “behind closed doors” in the event of a return.
Torino President Urbano Cairo has insisted that Serie A “going beyond June 30 risks being a problem” and could lead to “compromising not only one season”.
Coronavirus deaths have dropped slightly from yesterday, while 999 have recovered from the illness in the last 24 hours.
Lega Serie A President Paolo Dal Pino wants the Presidents to stop asking about training sessions until the initial decree expires.
Monaco defender and former Torino star Kamil Glik has admitted he follows the “suffering” in Italy with a heavy heart. “The number of deaths is frightening”.
The death toll in Italy for people who contracted Coronavirus is now 5,476, an increase of 651 over 24 hours, but there is hope they are over the peak and numbers are dropping.
Lazio have announced on their official website that they’ve postponed training to a later date, after coming in for criticism for seeking to resume training tomorrow.
Italy, and in particular Lombardy, has overtaken China as the country with the most Coronavirus deaths. “We don’t understand why it’s so aggressive. The virus might’ve mutated.”
Brescia President Massimo Cellino insists the 2019-20 Serie A season is over due to the Coronavirus. “If Lazio want the Scudetto, let them have it. This is the plague.”
Torino President Urbano Cairo says the idea of clubs wanting to return to training is “from another planet” following speculation that Lazio and Napoli both want to resume training.
An epidemiologist in the Italian task force warns “it’s probably going to be impossible for crowds to attend football games before October.”
Santos President Jose Carlos Peres confirmed negotiations with Juventus for Kaio Jorge, Inter and Everton for Yeferson Soteldo and Torino for Lucas Verissimo.
Former Torino winger Gianluigi Lentini says the current side could benefit from the lack of football in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak. “It’s an opportunity to start from scratch.”
Former Palermo and Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino has warned the people out “exercising” that there "won’t be a summer to enjoy” unless they “stay at home”.
Andrea Belotti is reportedly ready to leave Torino next season, with Napoli and Roma among the clubs considering an offer.