BOLOGNA NEWS

The Emilia-Romagna Derby has a lot riding on it, as Bologna fight to avoid relegation and Parma push for Europe.
Roberto Donadoni urged Parma to face local rivals Bologna “as if they were Napoli or Juventus,” but is without Antonio Cassano.
Antonio Cassano is again out of Parma’s local derby with Bologna, but Amauri and Walter Gargano return.
Mario Gomez is expected to step up his recovery in training from today, with an aim at returning to action by Week 35.
Southampton midfielder Gaston Ramirez’s agent confirmed he’s looking for a return to Serie A and Milan would be “an honour.”
Alessandro Diamanti believes one more win for his former Bologna teammates could be enough to keep them in Serie A.
Erick Thohir assured “Walter Mazzarri will be the Inter Coach next season too” after this morning’s meeting.
Inter President Erick Thohir was unimpressed with the 2-2 draw against Bologna. “Samir Handanovic saved the point.”
Davide Ballardini said Bologna should “keep this attitude all the way to May” after pegging Inter back to a 2-2 draw.
Walter Mazzarri said he “should’ve smashed up the locker room” to keep Inter focused after a 2-2 draw with Bologna.
Despite Mauro Icardi’s brace and a Diego Milito saved penalty, Inter couldn’t get more than a 2-2 draw with Bologna.
Inter President Erick Thohir told Walter Mazzarri “we need to get into Europe,” but remained cagey on transfer targets.
Inter badly need a boost after recent setbacks and welcome Bologna with Ricky Alvarez and Hernanes starting.
Inter Coach Walter Mazzarri has announced a provisional 23-man squad for his side’s upcoming match with Bologna.
Walter Mazzarri has claimed that he is seeing ‘improvement’ amongst his Inter players going into the season’s home straight.
Bologna boss Davide Ballardini has urged his men to ‘fight from the first minute’ against Inter tomorrow.
Bologna’s apparent reluctance to sack Davide Ballardini is reportedly because Stefano Pioli’s return in his place has been blocked.
English Championship side Reading could reportedly be the subject of a takeover bid from Italian entrepreneur Francesco Becchetti.
Davide Ballardini believes Bologna will stay in Serie A and he’ll keep his job after a 2-0 home defeat to Atalanta.
Stefano Colantuono said Atalanta can go for Europe after a club record sixth Serie A win on the bounce.