GENOA NEWS

The agent of Ciro Immobile says the fact that Juventus wanted to re-sign his client in January shows how good he is.
Parma boss Roberto Donadoni has bemoaned his side's lack of composure in the final third against Fiorentina at the weekend.
Coach Antonio Conte has apologised to Italian referees after being told that Juventus were right to not be awarded a penalty in the draw with Genoa.
Milan’s Mario Balotelli was not the only January signing who earned his new club three points with an injury time goal at the weekend – Marco Rigoni did the same for Genoa.
Davide Ballardini revealed how he revived Genoa, while Vladimir Petkovic felt Lazio deserved more.
Lazio fell to a dramatic 3-2 last-gasp defeat in Genoa, while Fiorentina had their first win of 2013, there was a five-goal thriller in Pescara and Palermo collapsed.
Lazio aim to get back on track, but visit a revived Genoa side under new Coach Davide Ballardini and miss Hernanes.
Davide Ballardini held Juventus on his Genoa debut, so demands “intensity and aggression to beat Lazio” this afternoon.
Vladimir Petkovic prepared to face Genoa, laughed off links with Borussia Dortmund and insisted he is “very happy to be at Lazio.”
Genoa defender Daniele Portanova has claimed that he does not regret claiming he was bitter at leaving Bologna for the club.
Genoa have made a bid for Milan defender Luca Antonini, according to reports in Italy.
Relegation-threatened Genoa have beaten Swiss side Sion to the services of Chievo Verona midfielder Marco Rigoni.
Francesco Acerbi is back at Chievo Verona just six months after leaving the club for Milan, via Genoa.
Genoa have officially signed Mattia Cassani from Fiorentina on loan with option to buy at the end of the season.
Genoa have become the latest club to be linked with Fiorentina and Italy full-back Mattia Cassani.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli defended Antonio Conte and Beppe Marotta, reiterating that Neapolitan referees should not officiate their games.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has called for Juventus and Antonio Conte to be fined after insulting the referee. “Such arrogance! Where is the Juve Style?”
Antonio Conte vented even more rage at the Juventus-Genoa referee in his Press conference. “I go home with bad thoughts in my mind.”
Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta stirred up huge controversy by suggesting referee Marco Guida didn’t give a penalty “because he is from Naples.”
Antonio Conte claims tonight’s referee should be sacked. “He said he ‘didn’t feel ready’ to give the penalty. That’s not normal. I cannot tolerate this.”