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Mario Balotelli has joked that he’ll allow Real Madrid players to get intimate with his sweetheart Fanny Neguesha if they reach the Champions League Final.
Parma boss Roberto Donadoni was happy with the 0-0 draw against Lazio despite seeing his side again fail to score.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta has discussed transfer links with Arjen Robben and Alexis Sanchez.
Italian international Daniel Pablo Osvaldo could still have a future at Roma, says boss Aurelio Andreazzoli.
Riccardo Montolivo has backed boss Massimiliano Allegri to remain with Italian giants Milan for some time to come.
Andrea Ranocchia has urged his Inter side to finish the season on a high for injured captain Javier Zanetti.
Juventus may be on the verge of winning their second consecutive Scudetto, but Arturo Vidal insists the road ahead is still long.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Inter incredibly have yet another injury, as after losing Javier Zanetti today, Matias Silvestre was diagnosed with a thigh strain.
It is now official – Javier Zanetti has snapped his left Achilles tendon and will be out of action for up to eight months, but insists “my career is not over.”
Massimiliano Allegri hailed “extraordinary” Giampaolo Pazzini and thanked the Milan fans for their banner of support.
Mario Balotelli celebrated his comeback with a goal as Milan beat Catania 4-2. “We conceded two stupid goals, but reacted as only a great team can.”
Milan fought back twice from a goal down to beat Catania 4-2 in a thriller, as Giampaolo Pazzini netted twice to keep them in third.
Adriano Galliani assures Milan won’t sell Stephan El Shaarawy, but confessed Clarence Seedorf could be an option as Coach.
Torino forward Riccardo Meggiorini denied racially abusing Paul Pogba during the Turin Derby. “It was a perfectly normal insult.”
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti admits they must beat Catania “to recover our lead over Fiorentina.”
Milan know they must beat Catania tonight or lose third place to Fiorentina, so Mario Balotelli’s return is perfect timing.
Delio Rossi admits he did not salute Adem Ljajic, while Vincenzo Montella had the perfect Sunday.
Aurelio Andreazzoli always had faith in Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, while Beppe Iachini is accustomed to chasing results.
Roberto Donadoni felt Parma lacked determination and Vladimir Petkovic questioned the offside decision.
Giuseppe Sannino has dragged Palermo out of the depths, while Andrea Stramaccioni wants games played to the death.
Eugenio Corini says Chievo wasted match-point, while Davide Ballardini realises how crucial this win could be.
Antonio Conte praised Juventus for their victory in the Derby della Mole and wished Javier Zanetti a speedy recovery.
Giampiero Ventura can’t help but feel regret over Torino’s Derby della Mole defeat to Juventus. “We had the chance to win.”
Javier Zanetti insists he won’t retire after snapping his Achilles tendon. “It hurt so much, but I will overcome this too.”
Vincenzo Montella concedes it was “the perfect Sunday” after Fiorentina’s 3-0 win over Sampdoria, but now awaits an extra gift from Milan.
Andrea Stramaccioni has confirmed Javier Zanetti tore his Achilles tendon in a defeat to Palermo. “It’s difficult to comment on a situation like this.”
Inter collapsed in Palermo and lost Javier Zanetti to injury, but Fiorentina thrashed Samp to go third and there were some huge results in the relegation battle.
Juventus left it very late indeed, but Arturo Vidal and Claudio Marchisio beat Torino in the Derby della Mole.
Javier Zanetti was stretchered off in Palermo today and there are fears the Inter captain damaged his Achilles tendon.
Empoli kept up the promotion pace with a surprisingly hard-fought win over nine-man Cesena.
It’s the 186th Derby della Mole this afternoon as relegation-threatened Torino host a Juventus side on their way to the Scudetto.
Roma have Francesco Totti, Erik Lamela, Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Bogdan Lobont as they welcome strugglers Siena.
Fiorentina can climb into third place, at least for this afternoon, as they visit Delio Rossi’s Sampdoria.
It’s set to be fiery in Sicily today, as Fabrizio Miccoli returns to lead Palermo out against a decimated Inter.

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