BOLOGNA NEWS

Amadou Diawara’s agent insists the midfielder going on strike from Bologna “seemed necessary”.
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik could reportedly return to the squad for the trip to Bologna.
Bologna sporting director Riccardo Bigon insists there was “not a real negotiation” with Roma for Godfred Donsah.
Roma reportedly started talks for Bologna’s Godfred Donsah, but the collapse of Gerson’s move to Lille halted negotiations.
Atalanta have officially deposited Anthony Mounier’s contract, after just four days at Saint-Etienne.
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The agent of Godfred Donsah says the Bologna midfielder still harbours hopes of joining Roma before Tuesday’s cut-off point.
Anthony Mounier could return to Serie A for Atalanta or Crotone just days after Bologna loaned him to Saint-Etienne after a fan revolt.
Roma are at the centre of a midfield merry-go-round involving Leandro Paredes, Daniele Baselli, Milan Badelj, Godfred Donsah, Franck Kessie and Gerson.
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“It’s painful to lose two points in this way,” said Bologna Coach Roberto Donadoni after a last-gasp Cagliari equaliser.
Massimo Rastelli believes “if there was a side that should’ve won today, it was Cagliari” after scraping a 1-1 draw with Bologna.
Marco Borriello’s fierce free kick grabbed a deserved last-gasp equaliser for Cagliari against nine-man Bologna.
“Roma are still interested in Godfred Donsah, but Bologna don’t want to sell,” confirmed the midfielder’s agent.
There are rapidly growing reports Roma will sell Leandro Paredes next week, as Watford, Everton and Juventus join Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham in the race.
Bologna winger Anthony Mounier has officially joined Ligue 1 side St. Etienne.
Godfred Donsah’s agent “will meet Roma tomorrow and perhaps also Bologna” to discuss a January transfer.
Coach Roberto Donadoni is expected to sign a contract extension with Bologna to June 2020.
Cagliari midfielder Joao Pedro received a three-match ban for his foul on Kevin Strootman, while 13 are suspended this week in Serie A.
As the top three all won to put a bit of daylight between themselves and fourth place, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 21.