GENOA NEWS

The changes to the Serie A fixture list from Week 2 to 16 have been confirmed for the rest of 2014.
Rafa Benitez praised Napoli’s spirit, but warned “Italian football can’t consider every match a life or death situation.”
Jonathan de Guzman made the ideal Serie A debut with a last-gasp Napoli winner, Cesena shocked Parma, 10-man Sampdoria held Palermo and Antonio Di Natale shone.
Napoli need to get off to a strong start, but Gian Piero Gasperini’s Genoa are eager to cause an upset.
Napoli have Jonathan De Guzman and Michu in their squad to face Genoa, but Goran Pandev is dropped.
Rafa Benitez said Napoli and fans must “learn” from their Champions League exit, but pour that energy into facing Genoa on Sunday.
There’s a new twist for Maxime Lestienne, as this Milan target could join Genoa from Club Brugge with the aid of Inter.
Fiorentina defender Facundo Roncaglia will undergo a Genoa medical tomorrow to complete his transfer.
Giuseppe Rossi will miss at least Fiorentina’s opening League match against Roma, as he faces further tests and an extended wait on a knee injury.
Genoa earned a Coppa Italia victory away to Virtus Lanciano thanks to Mauricio Pinilla.
Copenhagen midfielder Franco Mussis will fly in for his Genoa medical today. “It’s a great opportunity.”
Roberto Baggio and Antonio Conte take the ice bucket challenge back to its roots with a special appeal for ALS research.
Genoa boss Gian Piero Gasperini says his defence and midfield are well set, but ideally he’d like another forward.
Ibrahima Mbaye’s agent says the Inter player should complete a loan move to Serie A rivals Genoa soon.
Genoa are stepping up their pursuit of Milan defender Cristian Zapata, but Pippo Inzaghi would rather sell Philippe Mexes.
Gian Piero Gasperini has admitted that Genoa have to sign a few more players before the transfer window closes.
Genoa eventually capitulated to Espanyol on penalties after a creditable 0-0 draw in Spain.
Alessandro Matri trusts Antonio Conte “is the right man for the Nazionale” after the ex-Juventus boss took charge.
Milan’s Cristian Zapata is being linked with a summer transfer move to Serie A rivals Genoa.
Mauricio Pinilla started with a bang, scoring both goals as Genoa beat Pro Vercelli 2-0.