BOLOGNA NEWS

Inter are reportedly lining up an offer for Bologna creative midfielder Saphir Taider.
Bologna boss Stefano Pioli is confident Rolando Bianchi will be able to fill the void left by the departure of Alberto Gilardino.
Udinese, Atalanta, Cagliari, Parma, Bologna, Sampdoria and Catania shone in friendlies today, but Genoa and Torino stalled.
Panagiotis Kone is expected to sign a new contract at Bologna within the next few days.
Bologna Coach Stefano Pioli has echoed the words of his President by insisting that Alessandro Diamanti will stay at the club.
Alessandro Diamanti will still be wearing the Bologna shirt during the 2013-14 campaign, the club insist.
Bologna President Albano Guaraldi assures Alessandro Diamanti “is not leaving here and will remain our captain.”
Juventus full-back Marco Motta could make a move to Zenit St Petersburg, according to reports in the Russian Press.
The Gazzetta dello Sport claims Zenit St Petersburg have made an offer to Juventus for the co-owned Frederik Sorensen.
Bologna and newly promoted Verona are showing an interest in Palermo defender Andrea Mantovani.
Bologna defender Frederik Sorensen looks set to join Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev, but the move could have implications for Alessandro Diamanti.
Arturo Vidal thanked Real Madrid for their interest, “but Juventus is my home.” Meanwhile, Beppe Marotta denies interest in Alessandro Diamanti.
Sebastian Giovinco's agent has rubbished reports that the Italy international could leave Juventus this summer.
Juventus are desperate to sign Alessandro Diamanti this summer, but Bologna are hoping to use that to their advantage.
Bologna have missed out on striker Roque Santa Cruz after the Paraguay international signed for Malaga.
Rolando Bianchi has claimed that he 'has the enthusiasm of a child' over his move from Torino to Bologna.
With Emanuele Giaccherini leaving for Sunderland, Juventus are hoping to reinvest that cash in a bid for Alessandro Diamanti.
Juventus will reportedly turn their attention to Alessandro Diamanti, if Emanuele Giaccherini completes a deal to Sunderland.
While Bologna secure Rolando Bianchi, Torino have officially signed Cesare Bovo and Matteo Brighi.
Bologna have extended Gianluca Curci’s loan from Roma for another season, whilst Torino have picked up Matteo Brighi’s playing rights.