CHIEVO NEWS

Antonio Candreva notes Inter have “the desire for revenge” as they take on a Chievo side that beat them back in August.
Rolando Maran acknowledges Chievo “are facing Inter during their best period of form, but we’ll be tough to beat” tonight.
Roberto Gagliardini could make his Inter debut against Chievo, as he’s included in Stefano Pioli’s squad for the match.
Inter boss Stefano Pioli says Roberto Gagliardini is “ready” for Chievo on Saturday and Gabriel Barbosa should stay put.
Chievo are hoping to re-sign former striker Alberto Paloschi from current side Atalanta.
Paulo Sousa was glad Fiorentina avoided extra time in a Coppa Italia victory over Chievo. “Our attitude and intensity must improve.”
Chievo Coach Rolando Maran said “it hurts so much to lose like this on an incredible dive” for Fiorentina’s late penalty in the Coppa Italia.
Federico Bernardeschi’s last-gasp penalty sent Fiorentina to the Coppa Italia quarter-finals, but both the Viola and Chievo went down to 10 men.
Despite reports of an imminent move to China, Nikola Kalinic starts for Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia tie with Chievo.
Napoli recovered from a scare to beat Spezia 3-1, including a sensational Emanuele Giaccherini volley, to reach the Coppa Italia quarter-finals.
Rolando Maran admits Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia arrives “at the worst possible moment” for Chievo.
Paulo Sousa denies Nikola Kalinic told him that he’ll leave Fiorentina for Tianjin Quanjian - “it’s all made up!”
Join us for today’s seven Serie A games starting with Udinese-Inter through Genoa-Roma, Sassuolo-Torino, Milan-Cagliari and Juventus-Bologna.
Rolando Maran admits he had never before seen Chievo perform as they did during their 4-1 home defeat to Atalanta.
Gian Piero Gasperini was full of praise for his Atalanta players after they swept aside Chievo.
Atalanta absolutely dominated Chievo at the Stadio Bentegodi with Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez bagging a brace.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini confirmed Roberto Gagliardini “will not play against Chievo out of respect for Inter.”
Torino and Roma are interested in Chievo attacking midfielder Lucas Castro, but the price-tag is €8m.
Italian football is back after the winter break with Napoli hosting Sampdoria tonight, then Udinese-Inter, Genoa-Roma, Milan-Cagliari and Juventus-Bologna.
Luciano Spalletti saw “a thoroughly deserved victory” from Roma, as they fought back to beat Chievo 3-1.