GENOA NEWS

German youngster Alexander Merkel has hailed the ability of Italian international Andrea Pirlo. “He is football.”
Kevin Constant is hoping that he is good enough to win the faith of Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri during the new campaign.
Alexander Merkel expects to be playing for Genoa in 2012-13 after he was signed outright from Milan.
Roma are in talks with Genoa about signing Siena striker Mattia Destro, the Tuscan club have revealed.
Serie A side Genoa have confirmed that Miguel Veloso could be sold to Dynamo Kiev at some stage over the next two months.
Genoa’s Miguel Veloso looks set to extend his stay in Ukriane beyond Portugal’s Euro 2012 campaign, as Dynamo Kiev edge close to a deal.
Genoa and Alberto Gilardino have played down reports that the two could leave each other during the summer.
Brescia have slammed Genoa for “breaking their promises” and refusing to enter a bid in the blind auction for Andrea Caracciolo.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has revealed it was Roma who made a firm offer for Mattia Destro, but Siena buying half the player “made it a complicated knot.”
The blind auctions have been held and Roma bought Fabio Borini from Parma, while Bologna now own Alessandro Diamanti.
The mystery over Mattia Destro’s future drags on, as Massimo Moratti hints at a Genoa deal and Siena warn “we’re waiting for offers from Juventus, Inter and Roma.”
Inter have signed Samuele Longo back from Genoa, Juventus handed Albin Ekdal to Cagliari and Gaetano D'Agostino is all Siena among several deadline day co-ownership agreements.
The list of players going to a blind auction tomorrow morning has been finalised, including Fabio Borini, Alessandro Diamanti, Houssine Kharja and Andrea Lazzari.
As the deadline approaches, a series of co-ownership deals have been finalised, including Pescara, Milan, Juventus, Udinese, Novara, Palermo and Genoa.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi claims Mattia Destro will “never go to a club I didn’t agree with” despite the fact he’s now co-owned by Siena.
Andreas Granqvist has claimed that it is a Milan derby for his signature this summer, something that has him considering his Genoa future.
Sporting director Marco Branca has revealed Inter’s transfer philosophy this summer, as well as plans for Mattia Destro, Matias Silvestre and Lucas Moura.
New Milan defender Francesco Acerbi was ready to join a Serie B club in January, his agent has explained.
Relegated Cesena have revealed that Adrian Mutu’s proposed move to Genoa is now off. “It was all agreed…”
The Mattia Destro transfer saga takes yet another twist as Siena's decision to buy half the youngster's contract hands the initiative to Juventus.