GENOA NEWS

Genoa are emerging as strong contenders to take Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa on loan from Inter.
Inter are missing several players, particularly in midfield, for tomorrow night’s encounter with Genoa.
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric trusts Inter will have “blackouts and we need to take advantage of those moments” to cause another upset.
Inter Coach Stefano Pioli “hasn’t decided” yet whether to use a 3-4-3 system against giant-killers Genoa, but “mentality makes the difference.”
Antonio Cassano’s wife laughed off reports the Sampdoria striker could cross the city after he was spotted at dinner with Genoa Coach Ivan Juric.
Juventus want to reinforce their midfield, but it’s thought they’ll wait until the summer to sign Axel Witsel.
Mattia Perin says Genoa “will try to replicate our performance against Juventus” when they face Inter this weekend.
Rolando Maran felt Chievo deserved to beat Genoa and has “never seen” Valter Birsa hit a penalty like the one he missed.
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric insists a 0-0 draw at Chievo was “a good point” as “this is a difficult place to come”.
Juventus defender Patrice Evra warns the thrashing at Genoa was “a one-off” and targets a sixth-consecutive Scudetto.
Chievo and Genoa are goalless at half-time, thanks to Valter Birsa’s terrible penalty for the hosts.
Goran Pandev’s double in the Coppa Italia sees him retain his place in the Genoa side for the trip to Chievo.
Khouma Babacar has appeared to rule out a move away from “second family” Fiorentina after admitting that he had a trial with Inter.
Inter are ready to sell a number of players in the January transfer window, with midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia heading up the list.
Chievo Coach Rolando Maran wants to see his players show energy in their match with Genoa on Monday.
Daniele Rugani said Juventus used last week’s defeat to fire themselves up and sweep Atalanta aside 3-1 tonight.
“I think at some stage my father will sign for Inter,” said Diego Simeone’s son – Genoa striker Giovanni.
Stefano Sturaro warns Juventus will be faced with “a very difficult match” against Atalanta, but hopes they learned from the Genoa setback.
Tonight something’s got to give in Juventus-Atalanta, then on Sunday Milan host Crotone and there’s the small matter of the Rome Derby.
Perugia gave Genoa a fright in the Coppa Italia, but the port city side triumphed in extra-time in a seven-goal thriller.