GENOA NEWS

Genoa have admitted they are keen on Francelino Matuzalem, but denied claims that Lazio could get Alexander Merkel in exchange.
Stefano Colantuono rues Atalanta conceding a "ridiculous" goal, but Gigi Del Neri hailed Genoa's spirit.
Gigi Del Neri finally celebrated a victory on the Genoa bench and hailed his men for not getting “depressed” after the Derby della Lanterna.
Roma climb up the standings with a hard-fought win on Pescara boss Cristiano Bergodi’s debut, while Fiorentina fought back for a four-goal thriller in Torino.
Atalanta Coach Stefano Colantuono is not swayed by Genoa’s disastrous run of results that has them propping up the table. “It doesn’t reflect their talents.”
Genoa sporting director Rino Foschi is refusing to comment on his club’s alleged interest in Juventus’ Simone Padoin.
Sampdoria are on the verge of clearing a proposal to build a new stadium in Genoa, according to the club's President.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte has reportedly put an end to Genoa’s interest in signing Luca Marrone.
Sampdoria Vice-President Edoardo Garrone has praised the side following their 3-1 derby win over Genoa on Sunday.
Genoa chief Enrico Preziosi has told boss Gigi Del Neri that his job is safe despite a fifth consecutive loss.
Ciro Immobile insists that he has no regrets about joining Genoa after the club fell to the bottom of the Serie A table.
Gigi Del Neri can’t help but regret a dire first half after Genoa lost the Derby della Lanterna for their worst run in 20 years.
Ciro Ferrara was pleased to end the seven-match losing streak with a derby victory. “I saw the Sampdoria that started the season.”
Sampdoria have seen the light after winning the Derby della Lanterna 3-1, but plunge Genoa to the foot of the table with a sixth straight loss.
Marco Borriello starts for Genoa in the desperate Derby della Lanterna, but Sampdoria’s Eder failed a fitness test.
Gigi Del Neri is determined to help Genoa win the Derby della Lanterna against his former club. “Sampdoria are in the past now.”
Ciro Ferrara’s job is on the line after seven straight defeats and he admits tomorrow’s Genoa derby “can never be a game like the others.”
Sampdoria Vice-President Edoardo Garrone wrote an open letter to fans ahead of the Genoa derby. “The team needs confidence.”
Siena have dismissed suggestions that they are prepared to sell Gaetano D’Agostino to Genoa in January.
Sunday’s Sampdoria-Genoa tie will kick off at 20.45 local time as originally scheduled, it has been confirmed.