Cagliari: 'Barella costs over €50m'
Cagliari President Tommaso Giulini confirms Napoli and Chelsea came closer than Inter to Nicolò Barella, but “it’ll take more than €50m.”
Immobile's Italy grind to a halt
Ciro Immobile has fired blanks in his last nine Italy games, but statistically his negative influence seems to spread across to the team.
Azzurri have a goals problem
The biggest problem Italy need to confront is with goals, not scoring more than once in a competitive match since June 2017.
Quagliarella can make Italy history
Fabio Quagliarella could end his Italy exile 3,048 days after his last appearance and become the oldest ever player to score for the Azzurri.
Italy v Finland: Probable line-ups
Italy are set to give Moise Kean and Cristiano Piccini their first senior Italy starts, while Finland miss two key players in tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier.
What the papers say...
Today's headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Lautaro and Calhanoglu on target
Lautaro Martinez and Hakan Calhanoglu were on target for Argentina and Turkey, but Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal stalled with Ukraine.
Sparv reveals Verratti admiration
Finland captain Tim Sparv singled out Marco Verratti as the Italy player to watch. “I really admire his style and physicality.”
Bakayoko to break Milan loan streak?
Milan have not activated an option to buy for 10 years, but could break that negative streak to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko from Chelsea.
Inzaghi: 'End Lazio season on a high'
Simone Inzaghi discussed ending the Lazio season on a high and his own early career struggles both as a player and a Coach.
Maldini: 'Milan dominated Liverpool'
Paolo Maldini still can’t believe Milan lost the 2005 Champions League Final to Liverpool. “We dominated for 110 minutes out of 120,” but got their revenge in 2007.
Probable line-ups: Italy v Finland
Italy are expected to start Moise Kean, Ciro Immobile and Federico Bernardeschi in attack for their Euro 2020 qualifier with Finland.
Inter and Man City track Thomas
Inter and Manchester City are reportedly ready to bid for Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey.
Gravina: 'No Serie A in China'
FIGC President Gabriele Gravina slammed the door on reports Serie A are negotiating to play a game in China, as it’d probably be the Italian Super Cup.
Volpi: 'Icardi recovered, but...'
Inter chief medic Professor Piero Volpi gave updates on Mauro Icardi, Stefan de Vrij and Radja Nainggolan.
Chiellini: 'Mancini brings enthusiasm'
Giorgio Chiellini believes Roberto Mancini has brought “a sense of calm, faith and enthusiasm” to Italy ahead of their Euro 2020 match with Finland.
Mancini: 'Real Italy objective begins'
Roberto Mancini hints Moise Kean could start for Italy in their Euro 2020 qualifying opener with Finland. “Our real objective begins.”
ICC: Juve, Milan, Inter and Roma enter
Juventus, Milan, Inter and Roma will participate in the 2019 International Champions Cup this summer.
Serie B 'ready for VAR'
Serie B is “ready to introduce VAR” from this season’s promotion play-offs and relegation play-outs, claims President Mauro Balata.
Man Utd fight Napoli for Lozano
Napoli face competition from Manchester United for PSV Eindhoven winger Hirving ‘Chucky’ Lozano, it’s reported.
Roma: Florenzi to miss Napoli
Alessandro Florenzi is set to miss Roma’s Serie A clash with Napoli on March 31 with a calf injury.
Nainggolan: Cagliari made me
Inter midfielder Radja Nainggolan has explained how his four-year spell at Cagliari helped shape him as a player. “I became a man in Sardinia.”
'Finland would take a draw'
Finland CT Markku Kanerva has conceded that while his side will face Italy with the intention of winning, he would take a draw.
Vieri: Mancini right for Italy
Christian Vieri says Roberto Mancini is the right CT to bring through Italy’s next generation. “After 10 years, I saw them play good again.”
Nainggolan: Blame the injuries!
Inter midfielder Radja Nainggolan believes he has been unfairly criticised this season. “I’ve had so many injuries…”
Kessie to lead Milan exits?
Franck Kessie could lead Milan’s exits this summer after reportedly taking exception to his fine for rowing with Lucas Biglia during the Derby d’Italia.
'Which player wouldn't like Inter?'
Duvan Zapata’s agent has confessed that the Atalanta striker would join Inter. “Which player wouldn’t like to play for them?”
Dybala's message to Juve fans
Paulo Dybala has reiterated his commitment to Juventus by affirming he wants fans to ‘see the sacrifices I make to make them happy.’
Napoli sweat over Zielinski
Napoli are sweating over the fitness of Piotr Zielinski after Poland confirmed he had a back problem.
Mancini: Mentality needs to change
Roberto Mancini believes Italy must move away from the mentality of ‘the final result being more important than how we get somewhere.’
Sheva: Piatek my Milan heir!
Andriy Shevchenko has proclaimed Krzysztof Piatek as his ‘heir’ at Milan. “He has incredible instinct and scored goals of a great striker.”
Paqueta: More Brazil freedom, but...
Milan midfielder Lucas Paqueta admits he is given ‘more freedom’ by Brazil but insists Gennaro Gattuso is playing him in his best position.
Serie A 'could hold match in China'
Serie A executives are reportedly in talks with China’s main state broadcaster to hold a League match in the country.
Report: Fabian had swine flu
Fabian Ruiz is considered a doubt for Napoli’s next match against Roma after the midfielder reportedly contracted swine flu.
Rugani to pen Juve renewal?
Daniele Rugani is reportedly close to signing a new contract with Juventus, which would take him through to 2023.
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