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Guus Hiddink will reportedly reject Inter if they plan to interview him as part of a four-man shortlist, as opposed to offering him the job outright.
Simone Inzaghi has warned the rest of Serie A that Lazio “intend to stay near the top” of the table ahead of Napoli on Saturday.
Marco Giampaolo insists Sampdoria cannot afford to give any less than their “best” when they travel to Fiorentina in Serie A on Sunday.
Gianluigi Buffon is Italy’s only representative in the list of candidates for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016 award.
Former Milan and Italy striker Filippo Inzaghi asks “if Gonzalo Higuain cost €90m then how much would Bobo Vieri and I have cost?”
Sinisa Mihajlovic warns Torino “need more than just character” and “must learn how to manage games in their entirety” ahead of Cagliari on Saturday.
Juventus have confirmed that Leonardo Bonucci will miss Sunday’s trip to Chievo in Serie A with a thigh strain.
Giampiero Ventura confirms 4-2-4 will be Italy’s “future direction” as he looks to freshen up the Azzurri over the course of his reign.
Pescara President Daniele Sebastiani has revealed that Napoli were “very close” to signing Marco Verratti – until it emerged he was a Juventus fan.
Legendary Fiorentina Captain Giancarlo Antognoni has hinted that discussions over a potential Vice Presidency 'are going well'.
Villarreal striker Alexandre Pato says former club Milan ‘will play in Europe next season’.
Italy and Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian says ‘he is not frustrated’ by lack of playing time under Jose Mourinho.
Milan’s Croatian midfielder Mario Pasalic says ‘he felt a great relief’ when making his debut for the club
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini thinks that Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri 'needs time' in order to realise the club's Champions League success.
Fiorentina defender Sebastian De Maio was pleased with his Europa league performance on Tuesday but now ‘must convince Paulo Sousa’.
nter midfielder Felipe Melo says 'enough talking' about the situation at the club, 'now it is time to work'.
Juventus have issued an official statement, announcing that a story printed about Gianluigi Buffon in Gazzetta dello Sport ‘is false.’
Lazio striker Ciro Immobile says this Lazio side 'have no limits' and that Coach Simone Inzaghi's style of play 'suits his strengths'.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri is said to be furious with injured Paulo Dybala after he played basketball instead of undertaking physiotherapy.
Andre Villas-Boas has been ruled out of the vacant position at Inter, after being confirmed as boss of Shanghai SIPG.
Gian Piero Gasperini thinks Atalanta's highly rated 19-year-old Frank Kessie 'has everything'.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini has admitted that the decision to include young players in his squad helped avoid him getting the sack.
Today's headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Claude Puel insists it was “very hard to play a great team like Inter,” but Southampton reacted well to win 2-1.
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk said their 2-1 Europa League victory over Inter was “well deserved, as we were the dominant side.”
Paulo Sousa is pleased that Fiorentina “maturity and character have improved” after a 3-0 Europa League win over Slovan Liberec.
Eusebio Di Francesco said Sassuolo would’ve been “heroic” to take the Europa League victory, but were pegged back 2-2 by Rapid Vienna.
Josip Ilicic joked “maybe they’ve made the frame of the goal smaller” after rattling the woodwork again as Fiorentina beat Slovan Liberec 3-0.
Inter caretaker Coach Stefano Vecchi said they lacked “quality on the ball, which ought to be our strength” in a 2-1 defeat to Southampton.
Mauro Icardi blamed the Inter mentality for their 2-1 defeat at Southampton. “Every time we concede a goal, it’s like the world collapses around us.”
Samir Handanovic saved a penalty and Inter had taken the lead, but Southampton ruined caretaker Coach Stefano Vecchi’s debut with a comeback.
Fiorentina have one foot in the Europa League knockouts after sweeping Slovan Liberec aside 3-0.
Luciano Spalletti was not entirely happy with Roma’s 4-2 victory at Austria Vienna, as “these are goals we shouldn’t be conceding.”
Inter director Piero Ausilio said they were “forced” to sack Frank de Boer, but hints caretaker Coach Stefano Vecchi is an option to stay on.
Fiorentina director Pantaleo Corvino assured Coach Paulo Sousa is “working for the present and the future.”