BOLOGNA NEWS

Bologna and Roma traded blows in an absolutely spectacular 3-3 draw at the Dall’Ara, but Alessandro Diamanti rattled the woodwork in the final minute!
Roma are revamped and under pressure in Bologna for the early kick-off, as Daniel Pablo Osvaldo, Francesco Totti and Miralem Pjanic lead the way.
Fiorentina goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano “will probably go to Bologna” rather than Roma during the transfer window, declared his agent.
Stefano Pioli warns “attack is the best form of defence” against Roma, something Bologna already learned when conquering the Olimpico 3-2.
Vasilis Torosidis receives his first call-up for Roma, but there is a striker shortage going into the lunch-time kick-off with Bologna.
The agent of Daniele Portanova has defended the player after he hit out at former club Bologna on Twitter.
There are reports that Genoa have agreed a deal for Bologna defender Daniele Portanova, just days after fans protested the move.
Fiorentina goalkeeper Emiliano Vivano could be set for a return to Bologna, if reports in the Italian Press are to be believed.
Massimiliano Allegri criticised Milan for not finishing off the game, though Stefano Pioli felt Bologna made too many mistakes.
Massimiliano Allegri hopes the transfer stories aren’t distracting Milan after they “risked throwing it away at the end” against Bologna.
Giampaolo Pazzini’s brace was ultimately enough to give Milan three points, though a Philippe Mexes own goal gave Bologna late hope.
Milan aim to close up on the European places as they welcome Bologna with an Mbaye Niang-Giampaolo Pazzini-Stephan El Shaarawy trident.
Bologna are fielding numerous requests for players such as Robert Acquafresca and Henry Gimenez, while Federico Rodriguez returns to Uruguay.
Bologna have made a habit of causing upsets this season and Stefano Pioli warned they will “play our game” against Milan too.
Massimiliano Allegri insists Milan are “only negotiating for Kaka, so there will be no Mario Balotelli or David Beckham” as he prepares to face giant-killers Bologna.
Juan Cuadrado, Dodo and Rodrigo Taddei are among the players suspended for the Coppa Italia semi-finals.
Bologna defender Frederik Sorensen has admitted that their extra-time Coppa Italia loss on Tuesday could affect their performance at the weekend.
Manolo Gabbiadini admits it is nice to be wanted by Juventus, but Bologna represent an important part of his development.
Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni has admitted that he was surprised by Bologna’s Coppa Italia comeback on Tuesday night.
Check out all of the goals and key incidents from Inter’s 3-2 extra-time Coppa Italia win over Bologna.