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Sampdoria have officially organised their Europa League preliminary round home tie at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin.
President Massimo Ferrero ‘never had any doubts’ over a UEFA licence, and Sampdoria will enter the Europa League ‘with pride’.
Sampdoria and Lazio have both been allowed to compete in Europe, despite fears they could be excluded.
Massimo Ferrero has “zero” concerns that Sampdoria will be thrown out of Europe, letting Inter through instead.
Sampdoria apparently risk being excluded from the Europa League over a UEFA investigation, opening European doors for Inter.
Fiorentina striker Giuseppe Rossi wants to win the Europa League next season, and could have played against Chievo.
Genoa are officially out of Europe after withdrawing their UEFA licence appeal, so Sampdoria enter the Europa League.
Genoa will have their final appeal to receive a UEFA licence on June 3, as they risk being excluded from the Europa League.
Napoli will have to play their next UEFA home fixture with the some sections of the Stadio San Paolo closed.
Inter striker Mauro Icardi is still hoping for Europa League qualification - ‘we have a small chance and we hope to take it’.
Sevilla fought back twice to beat determined Dnipro 3-2 and retain the Europa League with their fourth edition of the trophy.
A final decision on whether to grant Genoa a UEFA licence will be made tomorrow, according to reports.
Genoa have appealed to the Italian Olympic Committee as they seek a licence to play in UEFA competition.
Lukas Podolski and Nemanja Vidic will miss Inter’s crucial trip to Genoa with injury, as Roberto Mancini announces his squad.
Roberto Mancini admits tomorrow’s Genoa match is the ‘last chance’ for Inter to make the Europa League.
Genoa will appeal the denial of a UEFA licence, but their lawyer admits “we don’t have much time.”
The FIGC has released its list of clubs which have been granted a UEFA licence, with Genoa not among the names.
Former Inter President Massimo Moratti assures failure to qualify for European competition is ‘not a drama’.
Alberto Gilardino leads the line for Fiorentina tonight, as they host relegated Parma at Artemio Franchi.
Vincenzo Montella will “meet with the club” to discuss his future, but is prepared to “go up against an entire city” of Fiorentina fans.
Gian Piero Gasperini said this Genoa side is “the most satisfying moment of my career,” but they might not be allowed into Europe.
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade has admitted that the Viola’s 5-0 aggregate defeat to Sevilla in the Europa League was hard to watch.
Sinisa Mihajlovic says Europa League qualification is in his Sampdoria side’s hands as they prepare to face Lazio.
Sevilla won 5-0 on aggregate, but Coach Unai Emery assured he “really liked the way Fiorentina played in both legs.”
Rafa Benitez said Napoli “created enough chances” to beat Dnipro, so can only blame themselves and not the referee.
Vincenzo Montella slammed fans for jeering Fiorentina after going out of the Europa League to Sevilla. “The team deserves respect.”
Joaquin insists Fiorentina “had a wonderful campaign and are happy with our work” after losing to Sevilla.
Napoli once again wasted golden opportunities and were beaten 1-0 by Dnipro, crashing out of the Europa League semi-final.
Fiorentina went out of the Europa League with a whimper, losing 2-0 to Sevilla with Josip Ilicic missing a penalty.
Fiorentina director Daniele Pradè backed dropping Mario Gomez against Sevilla and “would like to continue” with Vincenzo Montella.
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