NEWS

Juventus could make an offer for Roma icon Alessandro Florenzi and he already turned down Milan, claim Tuttosport.
Bologna will be without striker Rodrigo Palacio for three to four weeks with a thigh strain.
As the top two continue to break away, but European and relegation battles hot up, Marcello Cossali-Francis picks his best XI from Week 25.
Juventus continued their domination of the Derby della Mole and Napoli set a new win record, as FootyStats brings the statistics from Week 25 of Serie A.
Claudio Marchisio is on the verge of leaving Juventus for MLS or the Chinese Super League, according to reports.
Arsenal are interested in Juventus defender Daniele Rugani and his agent confirms “various top European clubs follow him. Some are English.”
Carlo Ancelotti believes Gennaro Gattuso can lead Milan to a Champions League spot and has advice for his former protégé. “He’s like a brother to me.”
Carlo Ancelotti calls Gennaro Gattuso “the soul of my Milan” and is not surprised at his success. “The lads would walk into the fire for him.”
Former Inter defender Mauro Bellugi launched a scathing attack on the club, Coach Luciano Spalletti and players. “They were living on luck.”
Daniele De Rossi admits he used to “have a terrible rapport with referees and deserved all my red cards,” confessing to his biggest Roma and Italy regrets.
Napoli could clinch free agent Hrvoje Milic over the next 24 hours, claim reports, as a reinforcement for the defence.
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Fabio Pecchia concedes Verona were “too timid in our approach” to Lazio in a 2-0 defeat. “We suffered so much in the first half.”
Simone Inzaghi hopes Lazio’s win over Verona can prove a turning point this season, but reveals he was told of Stefan de Vrij’s exit yesterday.
Ciro Immobile admits the negative streak had made Lazio “tense” and waste chances before his double beat Verona 2-0.
Ciro Immobile broke his goal drought with a brace as Lazio swept Hellas Verona aside 2-0 to surge into fourth place, ending their crisis.
Alessandro Costacurta warned the FIGC “must find a new Italy Coach quickly, but Max Allegri, Luciano Spalletti and Antonio Conte are all under contract.”
Lazio announced Stefan de Vrij will be a free agent in June, so Juventus, Inter, Liverpool, Napoli, Manchester City, Manchester United and Barcelona step up.
Edin Dzeko believes Roma must “make the most of the situation” to surprise Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
Lazio director Igli Tare announced they have “withdrawn” the contract renewal offer for Stefan de Vrij. “Our paths will divide in June.”
Veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas has asked his agent to find him a Serie A club when his FC Porto contract expires, it’s reported.
Verona midfielder Mattia Valoti assured they have not come to Rome “for a day trip, but to fight Lazio for all three points.”
Senad Lulic tells Lazio that “looking at other results this weekend, it’s up to us now” to beat Verona and go fourth.
Lazio have the opportunity to go into fourth place as they host struggling Hellas Verona, but must replace banned Lucas Leiva.
Edin Dzeko admits Chelsea speculation in January was “very complicated for me, but it’s in the past and I want to give everything for Roma.”
Dodo is ready to sign for Santos, on loan from Sampdoria, after passing a medical in Brazil.
Leonardo Bonucci admits leaving Juventus for Milan was “a step back because I was accustomed to a certain standard, but we can go all the way.”
Gianfranco Zola believes the Serie A title race “will go down to the last day, but it’d be wonderful if Napoli won” ahead of Juventus.
Leonardo Bonucci is won over by Milan Coach Gennaro Gattuso’s passion, but hints at the “crisis” that made him leave Juventus.
Former Castel di Sangro President – and recent FIGC Presidential candidate – Gabriele Gravina denied the “defamation” that he helped fix Serie B games.
Shakhtar Donetsk Coach Paulo Fonseca expects an entertaining clash with Roma. “We both focus on attack and want football to be the winner.”
Inter captain Mauro Icardi marks his 25th birthday and denies he is suffering from a knee injury. “It’s not the time to be celebrating.”
The next step for VAR is showing the footage on big screens in the stadiums, confirmed the project’s chief Roberto Rosetti.
“You can call it utopia, but I dream of winning something important with Roma,” said Daniele De Rossi, who considers becoming assistant manager at Roma or Inter.
Daniele De Rossi admits he is open to continuing his Italy career. “I’ve always seen the Nazionale as a family and if the new Coach calls…”