BOLOGNA NEWS

Italian giants Inter are closing in on Bologna midfielder Saphir Taider, Sky Sport Italia are suggesting.
Inter are closer to taking midfielder Saphir Taider from Bologna after negotiations resumed in earnest.
There were several upsets in the Coppa Italia Third Round, as Cagliari, Torino, Genoa and Livorno went out to lower league teams.
Bologna have officially brought midfielder Diego Perez back to the Dall’Ara.
Former Juventus flop Milos Krasic could return to Serie A for Bologna after his spell at Fenerbahce.
Alessandro Diamanti insisted he is “not a saviour” after another impressive performance as an Italy substitute.
Bologna’s unimpressive pre-season form continued with a 2-0 defeat to West Bromwich Albion.
Bologna striker Rolando Bianchi has praised his new teammates, after he joined this summer from Torino.
Bologna centre-forward Robert Acquafresca is attracting more interest from England, including Sunderland and Hull City.
Bologna are reportedly prepared to sell Saphir Taider to Inter for €6m plus players including Rene Krhin, Alfred Duncan and Ibrahima Mbaye.
Hull City are reportedly swooping for Bologna striker Robert Acquafresca, beating Livorno to the punch.
Napoli stopper Alessandro Gamberini is being linked with a possible move to hometown outfit Bologna.
Bologna defender Cesare Natali has insisted he is in great shape ahead of the new season.
Bologna have confirmed rumours suggesting Saphir Taider is on the transfer radar of Inter, but denied that a bid has been made.
Bologna have set up a friendly against Liverpool Under-21s on August 6 after their planned match with Stoke was cancelled.
Sassuolo played a six-goal thriller with Empoli, Alessandro Diamanti missed a penalty for Bologna and Atalanta ran riot against Brazilians.
Bologna director Roberto Zanzi has admitted that the club have to sell this summer.
The agent of Saphir Taider is calling for Bologna to increase his client’s salary after revealing interest from Manchester United.
Summer signing Rolando Bianchi will wear the No 9 shirt after Bologna confirmed their squad numbers for the new campaign.
There are some big games straight away in the Serie A 2013-14 campaign, while the Milan Derby is a Christmas treat.