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Milan’s Mario Balotelli has had his three-match ban reduced to two on appeal, but he will still miss the Juventus tie.
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic has named a 21-man squad for this weekend’s game at Udinese.
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia has picked a 28-man squad for a three day training session ahead of Euro 2013.
Alexis Sanchez has reacted to transfer links with Inter and Juventus by committing his future to Barcelona.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani says he’ll give boss Massimiliano Allegri a new defender for the 2013-14 campaign.
Massimo Ambrosini has underlined how important a win would be for his Milan side at Juventus on Sunday.
Marquinho is a doubt for Roma’s game against Pescara this weekend after the midfielder complained of knee pain.
Palermo won’t consider what to do with Fiorentina goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano until the season has come to an end.
Nigel De Jong returned to light training with Milan on Friday four months after snapping his Achilles tendon.
Emanuele Giaccherini is ready to stay and fight for his place at Juventus next season.
Signing a new contract at Palermo is at the bottom of the priority list for Fabrizio Miccoli, says his agent.
Pavel Nedved says he’s not bothered when Juventus wrap up the Scudetto – so long as they are crowned Italian champions.
Mattia De Sciglio has again played down comparisons with Milan legend Paolo Maldini. “I have a long way to go.”
Inter legend Luis Suarez isn’t convinced that Andrea Stramaccioni will still be in charge of the Nerazzurri next season.
Domenico Criscito has dismissed links with Milan, but the Italian international has admitted that he one day wants to return to Serie A.
Ezequiel Lavezzi admits that he’s been left impressed with the talents of Paris Saint-Germain teammate Marco Verratti.
Leonardo Bonucci has called for focus as his Juventus side edge towards another Italian championship.
Robinho has rejected speculation that he will be leaving Milan at the end of the season. “These won’t be my last six games for the Rossoneri.”
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Walter Zenga has put himself forward for the Inter job. “I have an excellent rapport with Massimo Moratti and it would be a dream come true.”
Edinson Cavani’s mother has revealed “he told me he wants to leave Napoli,” but she is trying to convince him to stay.
Stephan El Shaarawy said Massimiliano Allegri “is like a father to me,” pledged his future to Milan and revealed how long he takes to do his hair.
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini admits he’d have “loved to play in the Coppa Italia Rome Derby. It’s not something that happens often.”
Mario Balotelli’s agent is “not remotely surprised” that Time Magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
An initial meeting has failed to set a firm date or kick-off time for the Coppa Italia Final between Lazio and Roma.
Vincenzo Montella has said Fiorentina’s primary objective is to “consolidate fourth place, then we’ll see...”
Agent Mino Raiola is again stirring up controversy, as he said “never say never” to Zlatan Ibrahimovic returning to Italy for Inter, Milan or Juventus.
Marcos Alonso’s agent has confirmed “he is very, very close to Fiorentina,” as his contract with Bolton Wanderers will expire in June.
After he was linked with Milan, now Roma are said to be preparing an offer for Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul.
Andrea Barzagli acknowledges there is a lot at stake in Juventus-Milan this Sunday. “We’re chasing the Scudetto, while they’re aiming for Champions League qualification.”
The agent of Manchester City goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon has confirmed “he’d love to play in Italy with a club like Fiorentina and had been in talks with Udinese.”
Mario Balotelli is in the Time list of 100 most influential people for 2013 as an ‘Icon,’ with Gianfranco Zola writing his dedication entry. “People think he’s a madman, but he isn’t.”
President Massimo Moratti again assured journalists he has “no doubts” on Andrea Stramaccioni after Inter’s Coppa Italia exit to Roma.
Juventus will play a friendly for charity against Real Madrid All-Stars on June 9, including Zinedine Zidane, Pavel Nedved, Edgar Davids and Luis Figo.
Inter could part ways with Andrea Stramaccioni in the summer and hire Zdenek Zeman, reports in the Italian Press have suggested this afternoon.

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