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Sevilla director Monchi admits his club were “concerned” when drawing Fiorentina in the Europa League.
Rafa Benitez told Napoli to “have patience” against an organised Dnipro in the Europa League semi-final.
Fiorentina look to Mohamed Salah, Mario Gomez and Joaquin in the semi-final with Europa League holders Sevilla.
Napoli host surprise outfit Dnipro in the Europa League semi-final first leg, starting Gonzalo Higuain, Marek Hamsik, Jose Callejon and Lorenzo Insigne.
Follow all the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League semi-finals: Sevilla v Fiorentina and Napoli v Dnipro!
Fiorentina winger Joaquin admits he wants to return to Real Betis, but for now he’s concentrated on the Europa League final.
Inter midfielder Hernanes says they’re still playing for the Europa League, including against his former side Lazio.
The Spanish Football Federation announced it will suspend all games from May 16 “indefinitely” in protest at the Government.
Reports are gathering steam that Rafa Benitez will sign a four-year contract with Napoli tonight.
Dnipro defender Oleksandr Svatok insists they “are ready” for the Europa League semi-final with Napoli.
Dnipro Coach Myron Markevych assures his team won’t “just make a cameo” in the Europa League semi-final with Napoli.
Mario Gomez said it’s “easier” for Fiorentina to face Sevilla in the Europa League semi-final than a regular game.
Vincenzo Montella warned Sevilla “have many strengths, but also weaknesses” Fiorentina can exploit in the Europa League semi-final.
Unai Emery has shot down rumours linking him with the Milan job, insisting that he’s happy at Sevilla.
Sevilla Coach Unai Emery says Italian football is improving, as his side prepare to face Fiorentina in the Europa League.
Torino look to Fabio Quagliarella to lead the line against Empoli, as they push for the Europa League.
Rafa Benitez has called on Napoli’s fans to back them against a ‘quality’ Dnipro in the Europa League semi-final.
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez confirms that his agent will meet with President Aurelio De Laurentiis today.
Mariano Andujar insists Napoli are ‘absolutely not’ thinking of the Europa League final ahead of the tie with Dnipro.
Sampdoria goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano names Torino as the Blucerchiati’s main rivals for the Europa League.
Fiorentina’s entire squad is travelling to Sevilla for the Europa League semi-final, even those off the UEFA list.
Napoli-Dnipro will be officiated by Svein Oddvar Moen, while Sevilla-Fiorentina goes to Felix Brych.
Vincenzo Montella said Fiorentina’s 3-1 victory over Cesena will “boost morale” ahead of the Sevilla semi-final.
Vincenzo Montella insists Fiorentina can achieve their targets of “fifth place and the Europa League Final.”
Real Madrid prepared for the Champions League with Juventus by conquering Sevilla 3-2 thanks to a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick.
Daniel Carrico says Fiorentina and Sevilla play “at the same level,” but warns about their first game in Spain. “We have the twelfth man on our side.”
Inter full-back Danilo D’Ambrosio has urged the club to sign Matteo Darmian from Torino this summer.
Inter midfielder Hernanes admits the Nerazzurri players were ‘ashamed’ after drawing at home to bankrupt Parma.
Vincenzo Montella remains “confident for the future” after Fiorentina’s fourth consecutive Serie A defeat.
The changes to the Serie A fixture list have been announced for Weeks 34, 35, 36 and 37.
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