GENOA NEWS

Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka has been given the iconic Number 9 jersey and Sebastian Giovinco 10 for Italy-Albania.
Antonio Conte tested out a brand-new Italy line-up for tomorrow’s Albania friendly, heavy in Genoa and Sampdoria players.
Lorenzo De Silvestri and Luca Antonelli praised the people of Genoa following the recent floods that engulfed the area.
Roma plan to replace Morgan De Sanctis with one of four international goalkeepers at the end of the season, according to various reports.
Italy’s friendly against Albania should go ahead on Tuesday in Genoa despite floods, confirm the FIGC.
Not only is Italy-Croatia at risk due to flooding in Milan, but Tuesday’s game with Albania in Genoa could also be scrapped.
Domenico Criscito admits it’ll be “even more special returning to the Nazionale in Genoa” against Albania.
Italy called another 14 players to face Albania, including Stefano Okaka, Francesco Acerbi, Domenico Criscito and Stefano Sturaro.
Genoa attacker Giannis Fetfatzidis says that he is optimistic in his recovery from a sports hernia he suffered this summer.
Enrico Preziosi has revealed that Genoa tried to sign Paul Pogba in co-ownership with Milan, but they were unable to meet his agent’s conditions.
Roberto Soriano insists he’s always felt like an Italian, ahead of a possible debut for the Azzurri against Croatia or Albania.
Andrea Bertolacci insists Mario Balotelli is just another one of the group as the Liverpool striker returns to the Italy fold.
Mario Balotelli, Alessio Cerci, Roberto Soriano, Stephan El Shaarawy, Emiliano Moretti and Andrea Bertolacci are new names for Croatia.
Zdenek Zeman warned Cagliari “will find it difficult to win” if they keep wasting chances like the Genoa game.
Gian Piero Gasperini felt Genoa “played better than in other games” despite only getting a draw at Cagliari.
Mattia Perin’s penalty save and an own goal allowed 10-man Genoa to grab a 1-1 draw at Cagliari.
Genoa have won four of their last five games, but face a tough trip to Zdenek Zeman’s unpredictable Cagliari.
Antonio Conte will name his Italy squad to face Croatia and Albania, which could include Manolo Gabbiadini and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Gian Piero Gasperini wants Genoa to “end this fantastic streak on a high” in Cagliari after four wins in five rounds.
Zdenek Zeman demands a different “mentality” from Cagliari against Genoa after their heavy defeat to Lazio.