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Marcos Alonso feels he has “improved tactically” as a player thanks to his time at Fiorentina.
Roberto Mancini assured Inter “will play to win” away to Qarabag despite already having first place locked down.
Pakistani businessman Kadir Sheikh Abdul has reportedly agreed to buy Serie B club Brescia.
Fiorentina Coach Vincenzo Montella hopes Roma win in the Champions League tonight - so the Viola don’t have to play Manchester City.
Fiorentina winger Joaquin admits that a return to Real Betis is ‘what I want most in the world’.
Roma’s Mark Pannes says the club should be able to give news on new stadium plans ‘in the next seven days’.
Salvatore Sirigu admits that being compared to Gigi Buffon at the start of his career was difficult to live up to.
Roma President James Pallotta believes that the club's stadium plans won't hindered by political scandal in the Italian capital.
Roma President James Pallotta has predicted a 3-1 victory for the Giallorossi against Manchester City tonight, with a Francesco Totti hat-trick.
Jeremy Menez believes Milan can beat Napoli when Rafa Benitez’s men visit San Siro on Sunday.
Stephan Lichtsteiner’s contract saga could be approaching a conclusion, with reports indicating the Juventus defender is close to a renewal.
Nemanja Vidic will play no part for Inter in their Europa League tie in Azerbaijan tomorrow night after coming down with flu.
Torino have named the squad which will aim to secure Europa League qualification in Denmark tomorrow night.
Rafa Benitez has hit back at criticism of his methods, insisting he is working hard to improve Napoli’s fortunes.
Rafa Benitez has dismissed criticism of his Napoli side’s defence, insisting he’d ‘rather win 3-2 than 1-0’.
Christian Maggio believes Napoli are capable of achieving third, and should aim higher, but he calls on a greater togetherness and support.
Juventus are reported to have made contact with Martin Montoya, whose agent confirms he wants to leave Barcelona.
Nemanja Vidic is being linked with a shock return to Manchester United, as speculation is he may assess his Inter future under Roberto Mancini.
Fiorentina goalkeeper Norberto Neto is reportedly still asking for a higher salary than his team are offering.
Current Parma President Tommaso Ghirardi confirms details of the club's sale could be revealed within 24 hours.
Rudi Garcia could rest Daniele De Rossi from Roma’s XI that will take on Manchester City in the Champions League tonight.
Roberto Mancini has apparently clarified his need for a winger and a playmaker, as Ezequiel Lavezzi rows with Paris Saint-Germain.
Juventus director Gianluca Pessotto says that competition in Europe has increased, but the Bianconeri played at the same level as Atletico Madrid.
Edin Dzeko lists his respect for Roma and hopes Francesco Totti ‘won't score again’ against his Manchester City.
Milan veteran Alessandro Nesta claims his old team can qualify for the Champions League, even though quality ‘has come down a lot’.
Alessandro Nesta admits he'd like to return to Milan one day as Coach, but considers the current team is not ‘competitive’.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Carlos Tevez said “the Champions League starts now” for Juventus, but Atletico Madrid “made it impossible to play.”
Fernando Llorente admits he’s “a little too isolated” in the box with this new Juventus system after a 0-0 with Atletico Madrid.
Diego Simeone said Atletico Madrid “did what we had to” and warned “it won’t be good to pick Juventus in the draw.”
Miguel Angel Moya celebrated another clean sheet as Atletico Madrid held out 0-0 at the Juventus Stadium.
Massimiliano Allegri confessed Juventus “didn’t want to compromise qualification” in their 0-0 with Atletico Madrid.
Paul Pogba hailed Atletico Madrid’s defensive qualities and said to go forward Juventus “must give more than 100 per cent.”
Gigi Buffon felt “considering the performances,” Juventus should’ve secured qualification long before a 0-0 with Atletico Madrid.
Juventus got the point they needed against Atletico Madrid, so both teams go through to the Champions League Round of 16.

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