GENOA NEWS

Nicolas Burdisso had “offers from Italy and Spain that were more economically advantageous, but he wanted Torino.”
A Press release confirms the due diligence for the sale of Genoa is “proceeding in an effective manner”.
The 20 Serie A clubs have failed to agree on a new Lega President, so will reconvene in around 12 days.
Rodrigo Bentancur admits he was “nervous” when making his Juventus debut, but was reassured by “incredible” Gianluigi Buffon.
Armando Izzo’s suspension for failing to report match fixing has been cancelled, so he can return for Genoa immediately.
A meeting of the Lega Serie A is underway in Milan, with the election of a new President one of the items on the agenda.
M’Baye Niang could cost €100m one day, Cristian Ansaldi “has Javier Zanetti’s thighs” and Nicolas Burdisso is “an animal”, according to a Genoa scout.
Teenager Pietro Pellegri insists he is “completely focused” on Genoa and ignoring any interest from other clubs.
Lorenzo Callegari confirms he “wanted to leave PSG, but they couldn’t agree terms with Genoa.”
Genoa have reportedly frozen out Luca Rigoni after he refused a deadline day transfer to Benevento.
Gianluca Lapadula insists he has no regrets joining Milan last summer but is grateful to Genoa for “continuing to have great confidence in me”.
Marco Fassone feels Milan enjoyed “more ups than downs” during a “hot summer” and hopes the club can still sign Pietro Pellegri and Eddy Salcedo.
Pietro Pellegri and Eddy Salcedo's agent says Milan “laid the foundations” for one of the Genoa youngsters, but nothing will be done until January.
Milan are reportedly close to Genoa youngsters Pietro Pellegri and Eddy Salcedo Mora.
Genoa have officially signed Sassuolo winger Federico Ricci with €11m option to buy, but the Neroverdi have a €14m counter-option.
Genoa have officially loaned Sweden international midfielder Oscar Hiljemark to Panathinaikos.
Torino have officially signed Nicolas Burdisso and loaned Danilo Avelar to Amiens with option to buy.
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Genoa have officially sent Serge Gakpe to Ligue 1 side Amiens on a one-year deal.
Portuguese reports suggest Inter full-back Joao Cancelo could be out for two months with a knee injury.