WHAT THE PAPERS SAY...
Thursday 26 April 2018

Real ascent

Zidane pre-books the third consecutive final.
Champions League: Bayern beaten 2-1 at home, return on May 1.
Kimmich deceives the Germans, then Marcelo and Asensio seal the Blancos comeback.
The Spaniards, winners of the last two trophies, can already see Kiev.

The ambush of Liverpool

Fan in a coma.
UEFA: “Very hard”.
Here’s what Roma risk.
An Irish supporter of the Reds is fighting for his life.
Five ultras arrested.
For the club it’s likely there’s be a fine and a ban on away fans.

Tension in Juve’s home, euphoria in Napoli’s home

Scudetto sprint, OK from the Lega for the last two games at the same time.
At Vinovo songs, smoke bombs and a meeting between the players and the ultras but “it’s not a protest, we’re here to fire them up”.
Party atmosphere at Castelvolturno, there will be 10,000 in Florence.

Milan emergency: good feet and 4-3-3, Gattuso’s cure

San Siro is Inter’s fortress, only one KO at home

Roma shock

Irish fan in a coma after attack in Liverpool

A pair of Romans arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide

UEFA fury: ‘Very severe punishment’

Beaten down by a belt: ‘Serious brain damage’

The victim is called Sean Cox, he has three children

The alleged perpetrators are both under 30 years old

The club is indignant: ‘Vile behaviour, this is not football’

Sanctions not expected to be sorted quickly, the risk of exclusion from tournaments seems off the table

Wednesday the second leg, the Capital is under lockdown

Exceptional security measures expected

Organised fans: ‘Clear condemnation’

Maestro Zizou

Real win with comeback in Munich over Bayern (2-1)

The Coach can see a third consecutive Champions League Final

Operation overtake

Our correspondent in the Napoli bunker where Sarri prepares the Scudetto sprint

A city in ecstasy, a team hunting a dream, a project that is ready and the secret locations where they work for one objective: leapfrogging Juve

Allegri shock

Our survey: Max yes 47%, Max no 53%

Bianconeri fans go wild: surprisingly, the majority votes against keeping the Coach who won three Scudetti and three editions of the Coppa Italia

The dream for the bench is Klopp, but the more realistic alternatives are Simone Inzaghi and Pochettino

On the market, not just Martial and Darmian potential deals with Man United, they are also looking at Pogba and Fellaini

Scudetto challenge: Rugani and Barzagli options to replace Chiellini

The population of Naples ready to invade Florence

Cancelo: It’s always Inter-Juve

On Saturday night the big match at San Siro, but the duel is moved to the Portuguese full-back on loan from Valencia

Liverpool fan in a coma

UEFA threaten tough sanctions

There are five Roma ultras arrested

CR7? No, Marcelo and Asensio

Real coup away to Bayern: 2-1

Champions League, the other semi-final

Alessandria, the Coppa is yours

Viterbese beaten 3-1, the Grigi triumph after 45 years

Ursino: ‘This is how I find talents for Crotone’

From Barrow to Simy, the Africans of Italy who seduce the big clubs

Bocchetti and his Russia: ‘Stadiums and hospitality, we’ve missed so much!’

Towards the World Cup: every Friday two pages on the eight groups

The Toro that we’ll see, here are the firm fixtures

Milan move towards Muriel

Difficult to reach Dzeko and Belotti: the ex-Sampdoria man is more accessibly-priced and wants to come back to Italy