Napoli fans accuse the Italian Football Federation of favoring northern Italian clubs based in Milan and Turin, which have traditionally dominated the domestic scene for many a decade.
While one world class manager who is leaving his club this summer has asked critics to kill him, another one has just signed a two year contract extension at a club he has taken to dizzying new heights.
Theo Walcott has had a disappointing season and could be the first on the chopping board as Arsenal prepare to face the backlash of another season without the Premier League title.
It hasn't been 24 hours since the story broke about Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, who is the owner of famous online retail store Alibaba, being interested in buying AC Milan that fans have gone into a frenzy on Twitter.
Italy's fallen giants AC Milan have been linked with a move to sign the Reds' striker on a permanent basis, but CEO Adriano Galliani recently stated that there have been no talks between Milan and Liverpool about a possible transfer.
AC Milan raised more than a few eyebrows with the pre-match ritual they organised ahead of their game against Carpi, with many slamming the promotional stunt.
Hatem Ben Arfa, the vastly talented French winger, has been, for most parts of his career, a case of 'what could have been'. Liverpool and AC Milan, however, look set to duel for his signature over the summer transfer window after recent eye-catching performances.
Silvio Berlusconi, the AC Milan president is considering a sizeable takeover bid from Chinese-American group Galatioto Sports Group, say reports.
The Italian forward has thus far failed to live up to the promise he showed as a youngster, and his recent comments regarding Liverpool are not likely to win over any of the Anfield faithful.
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri praised the exceptional performance of goalkeeper "Gigi" Buffon as his side came away with a crucial 2-1 away win at Milan to maintain their lead at the top of Serie A.