NEWS

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Lazio director Igli Tare announced they have “withdrawn” the contract renewal offer for Stefan de Vrij.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…”
There are increasing concerns about Federico Bernardeschi, as the knee is still too swollen to have tests for ligament damage.
Frank De Boer claims Inter “formed a block” in the locker room. “When I tried to play position-based football… The Ajax youth players did better.”
Eusebio Di Francesco warns Roma that “concentration can make the difference” in their Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Lorenzo Insigne on being rejected by clubs for being too short, romantic motivation, pride in his city and "only focus on winning Napoli's first Scudetto in my lifetime."
Milan and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is statistically the most promising teenage player in Europe, ahead of Kylian Mbappé and Christian Pulisic.
Roma have named their squad travelling to Ukraine for the Champions League showdown with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Spanish reports claim Valencia might not be in a financial position to buy Geoffrey Kondogbia outright from Inter.
Former Milan CEO Adriano Galliani believes Yonghong Li provided “all the necessary credentials” to prove his financial stability.
Facundo Ferreyra believes Shakhtar Donetsk and Roma both have a “50-50” chance of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals.
Lazio named their squad for tonight’s Serie A match with Hellas Verona, which could propel them into fourth place.
Napoli midfielder Allan said he is open to extending his contract, “but it takes two to make a marriage.”
Napoli midfielder Amadou Diawara is targeted by “some Premier League clubs,” confirmed his agent, “but it’s premature to talk about this.”
Scottish referee Willie Collum will officiate the Champions League tie between Shakhtar Donetsk and Roma.
Gonzalo Higuain is expected to be out for a week, but Juventus fear Federico Bernardeschi’s problem is more serious.