The Milan midfielder is included after netting the winner in a dull derby against Inter, while Italian forwards young and old were also among the goals over the last few days
Juventus were crowned champions, Roma slipped to a surprise defeat and Milan edged out Inter in the derby in an eventful 36th round of Serie A.
Juve beat Atalanta 1-0 to claim the title as Roma went down 4-1 to Catania. There were plenty of goals elsewhere too as Lazio drew 3-3 with Verona, Udinese beat Livorno 5-3 and Sassuolo won 4-3 away to Fiorentina.
Here, Goal picks out the standout performers in the latest round of action in Italy's top flight.
In goal, Mattia Perin was a hero for Genoa with a number of fine saves in his side's goalless draw at home to Bologna.
In defence, Gabriel Paletta and Cristian Molinaro stood strong for Parma in their 2-0 win over Sampdoria, while Gyorgy Garics impressed for Bologna in their clean sheet at Genoa and Emiliano Moretti was solid as Torino beat Chievo by a single strike in Verona.
Nigel de Jong is in after hitting the winner against Inter in a dull derby which Milan won 1-0. The Dutchman is joined by Mariano Izco, who struck twice for Catania in their win over Roma, and Omar El Kaddouri after the Belgium-born midfielder helped Torino to victory at Chievo.
In attack, Antonio Di Natale scored twice in Udinese's 5-3 thrashing of Livorno and the veteran striker is included alongside Sassuolo's Domenico Berardi, who hit a hat-trick in the 4-3 win at Fiorentina, and Hellas' Juan Iturbe, who helped the Verona side to a 3-3 draw at Lazio.