NEWS

The season is over for Sampdoria’s Nenad Krsticic after he was taken out by Genoa’s Francelino Matuzalem in yesterday’s derby.
Mircea Lucescu has warned Italian clubs interested in his services that he won’t be leaving Shakhtar Donetsk.
Sky Sport Italia have dismissed reports that Real Madrid have made a move to sign Juventus’ Paul Pogba or M’Baye Niang of Milan.
Rodrigo Palacio will not make his return for Inter in Wednesday’s Coppa Italia match against Roma.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is convinced that financial restraints should not limit the progress of Italian sides in European club competitions.
Christian Panucci is adamant that former club Inter need a complete overhaul if they are to compete in 2013-14.
Five Juventus players will go into tonight’s Lazio tie just one booking away from missing next weekend’s game against Milan.
Ignazio Abate and Kevin Prince Boateng are in a race against time to prove their fitness for Milan’s trip to Juventus.
Lifting the Coppa Italia will save Inter’s problematic 2012-13 campaign, says attacking midfielder Ricky Alvarez.
Tommaso Rocchi wants to kick Roma out of the Coppa Italia this week – primarily for the good of Inter rather than because of his Lazio past.
Giuseppe Rossi could make his Fiorentina debut against Siena in Week 36, according to La Nazione.
Daniel Van Buyten has admirers in Serie A, but the defender wants a new contract with current club Bayern Munich.
Enzo Maresca says he’ll soon spill the beans regarding his lack of use by Sampdoria since the start of the year.
Napoli will offer boss Walter Mazzarri a tempting new salary in an attempt to keep him at the Stadio San Paolo.
Inter defender Yuto Nagatomo’s season has come to an end, while Walter Gargano is set for a spell on the sidelines as well.
Finishing second in Serie A remains the target for Milan, midfielder Sulley Muntari said after the 1-1 draw with Napoli.
Adriano Galliani is satisfied with Milan’s 1-1 draw with Napoli – even if it has complicated their bid to finish the season in second.
Javier Zanetti has urged his Inter teammates to forget about the 2-0 loss against Cagliari. “Let’s now focus on the Coppa Italia.”
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Goran Pandev confirmed Walter Mazzarri “is never happy” after Napoli’s 1-1 draw away to Milan.
Mathieu Flamini claims he was sent off for a horror tackle on Juan Camilo Zuniga “because I wanted to prove to everyone I’m worthy of the Milan shirt.”
Walter Mazzarri feels Napoli deserved more than a point from tonight’s 1-1 draw with Milan. “I really saw us coming away with a win.”
Massimiliano Allegri insists Milan should be content to consolidate third place and explains why he dropped Stephan El Shaarawy against Napoli.
Riccardo Montolivo regrets that Milan only held on to their lead over Napoli for three minutes and looks ahead to Juventus.
Palermo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino publicly apologised after his howler. “If the win didn’t come, it was purely my fault.”
Mathieu Flamini was hero and villain, scoring and seeing red, as Milan were pegged back 1-1 by Napoli at San Siro.
Marek Hamsik insists Napoli “must not be afraid” when stepping into San Siro against Milan this evening.
Manchester United scouts were in the stands to watch Angelo Ogbonna today, but the Torino defender is “not thinking about the future.”
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti warns tonight’s game with Napoli “has become even more important” in the wake of other results.
It’s Robinho, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Giampaolo Pazzini against Edinson Cavani, Marek Hamsik and Goran Pandev in a showdown for second place, dropping Stephan El Shaarawy.
Lazio welcome Serie A leaders Juventus on Monday evening and Vladimir Petkovic warns “nobody is unbeatable.”
Cagliari beat Inter today with a Mauricio Pinilla brace, but the striker happily admits he “dived” for the opening penalty.
Giampiero Ventura felt Torino deserved a point, while Aurelio Andreazzoli explained his decisions.
Roberto Donadoni called it Parma's worst performance and Francesco Guidolin was overjoyed against the odds.
Davide Ballardini admits tension dominated the Derby, but Delio Rossi wanted Francelino Matuzalem sent off.

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