EMPOLI NEWS

Massimo Maccarone has urged his Empoli colleagues to back up ‘beautiful performances’ with what matter most - goals.
After the international break Serie A returned with a bang, as Dave Taylor picks his best XI for Week 2.
Empoli forward Levan Mchedlidze is adamant he should’ve been given a penalty against Roma.
Kostas Manolas has already won over the Roma faithful. “Mehdi Benatia is the past. I am the future.”
Empoli boss Maurizio Sarri admits to feeling “anger” that his side impressed against Roma and Udinese without points.
Rudi Garcia praised Empoli’s performance and was glad to have “three points in the bag” for Roma.
Radja Nainggolan saw his shot ricochet off the goalkeeper’s back to give Roma a lucky 1-0 victory in Empoli.
Roma resume their Serie A title race with a visit to newly-promoted Empoli, Mattia Destro and Ashley Cole.
Maurizio Sarri has outlined Empoli’s intention to ‘make life difficult’ for Roma as he refuses to ‘lose twice’ to the capital club.
Rudi Garcia has listed 24 players for his Roma squad to face Empoli, including Douglas Maicon and some expected to actually be rested.
Rudi Garcia has made clear that he won’t have two Roma teams in mind in balancing between League and European commitments.
Empoli forward Francesco Tavano has warned Roma that they’ll leave Tuscany on Saturday with zero points.
Veteran Empoli star Massimo Maccarone thinks the future of Italian attackers looks bright with Simone Zaza and Mattia Destro.
Fabrizio Corsi admits that welcoming Roma in Week 2 is a ‘big event’ for his Empoli, who ‘must have courage’.
Rafa Benitez has been revealed by the Gazzetta dello Sport as the best paid Coach in Serie A beginning the 2014-15 season.
Napoli have sold fewer season tickets than Sassuolo, Atalanta and Cesena.
New Empoli signing Piotr Zielinski reveals Udinese teammate Antonio Di Natale advised him to make the move.
Empoli boss Maurizio Sarri has admitted that his side will be up against it when they face Roma after the international break.
The schedule for the fourth round of the Coppa Italia has been published, involving a number of Serie A sides.
The changes to the Serie A fixture list from Week 2 to 16 have been confirmed for the rest of 2014.