BOLOGNA NEWS

Over a long Serie A weekend Milan visit Empoli with a new hitman, Juventus are in Genoa, Roma welcome Pescara, then Napoli-Sassuolo and Inter-Fiorentina.
Roberto Donadoni admits “it would be satisfying” to Coach Milan but “it’s not an objective”.
Davide Ballardini could return as Palermo Coach, as current boss Roberto De Zerbi is on the brink of the sack, reports say.
Roberto Donadoni feels Bologna’s victory over Palermo was “important on a psychological level.”
Coach Roberto De Zerbi urged Palermo to stop making “stupid mistakes” after throwing away to lead to lose 3-1 at Bologna.
Bologna came back from an early goal to send Palermo plummeting to their sixth consecutive defeat.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s seven Serie A games, including Sampdoria-Sassuolo, Atalanta-Roma, Lazio-Genoa and the massive Milan Derby.
Napoli try to end their Udinese taboo, Juventus host Pescara and Roma visit on-form Atalanta before the Derby della Madonnina.
Bologna goalkeeper Antonio Mirante has confirmed that his “nightmare” and “ugly chapter” is over after recovering from a heart problem.
Reports suggest that Alessio Cerci is targeting a return to Italy with Lazio.
Bologna winger Ladislav Krejci is the latest candidate to join Roma in the January transfer window.
Giampiero Ventura is set to call promising young players for an Italy training camp, including Marco Benassi, Antonio Barreca and Manuel Locatelli.
Gerson is unhappy with the idea of being loaned to Bologna or Empoli, so could ask Roma for a return to Brazil.
Bologna will be without Federico Di Francesco and Filip Helander for two to three weeks after injuries on international duty.
An agent reveals Roma had agreed terms for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but dropped him for Mattia Destro.
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani reveals his failed attempts to sign Rivaldo, Luis Figo and Edin Dzeko, plus when Roberto Donadoni almost died.
Italy Under-21s fumbled a 2-1 lead in Southampton and lost 3-2 to England with the last kick of this friendly, partly due to a Pierluigi Gollini howler.
Bologna’s injury crisis keeps getting worse, as Umar Sadiq is out for around 10 days with a sprained knee.
Roberto Donadoni concedes Bologna “lost many individual duels” in their 3-0 defeat to Roma.
Luciano Spalletti was impressed by Roma’s 3-0 victory over Bologna, despite dealing with an injury crisis and European fatigue.