GENOA NEWS

Genoa have named a 22-man squad for the Chievo Verona game, but Juraj Kucka is missing because of injury.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi reveals why they turned down the chance to sign Robert Lewandowski in 2010.
Ruben Olivera’s campaign at Genoa has been brought to a premature end because of a calf problem.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has claimed that his side's Serie A survival is in their hands.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has denied that he is currently in the process of selling the club.
Genoa failed to beat Atalanta on Saturday, but President Enrico Preziosi insisted “for the moment nothing will happen” regarding Coach Davide Ballardini.
Stefano Colantuono feels Atalanta earned “a good point in a fiery atmosphere” against relegation-threatened Genoa.
Davide Ballardini admits Genoa “need something more to secure safety” after a 1-1 home draw with Atalanta.
It was a thrilling start to Genoa-Atalanta as both sides were on target in the opening eight minutes, but the 1-1 draw means the Grifone are sliding towards Serie B.
Genoa completely change as they try to clamber out of the relegation zone against Atalanta in the early kick-off.
Genoa Coach Davide Ballardini admits today’s game with Atalanta “will be fundamental” for their chances of staying in Serie A.
Genoa midfielder Francelino Matuzalem has denied mocking Nenad Krsticic after ending his season. “I didn’t mean to hurt him.”
Eder is out for at least 10 days, while Nenad Krsticic accused Francelino Matuzalem of “giggling” after ending his season with a dreadful tackle.
Milan man Mathieu Flamini has been given a one game suspension after being sent off against Napoli last weekend.
Mattia Perin is ready to play Serie B football next season should parent club Genoa be relegated.
Davide Ballardini admits tension dominated the Derby, but Delio Rossi wanted Francelino Matuzalem sent off.
The Derby della Lanterna ended 1-1 after an ill-tempered game that saw Sampdoria go down to 10 men and Francelino Matuzalem score from midfield.
The Derby della Lanterna is also a relegation dogfight that sees Sampdoria seek revenge on Genoa by sending them towards Serie B.
Sampdoria Coach Delio Rossi has chosen to stay silent, but player Daniele Gastaldello admits “we are feeling the pressure” ahead of today’s Genoa Derby.
Davide Ballardini realises just how important the Derby della Lanterna is for the city, the fans and their hopes of staying in Serie A. “I need an extraordinary Genoa.”