SASSUOLO NEWS

Roma have the chance to close up within a point of leaders Juventus with Kevin Strootman starting, but Sassuolo are unbeaten in seven.
Having failed to sign Leonardo Pavoletti over the summer, Leeds United are approaching him again.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco warned their only chance of beating Roma is to “run harder than them.”
Roma defender Leandro Castan has “no neurological complications” after brain surgery and will watch the Sassuolo game.
Sassuolo named their squad to face Serie A title contenders Roma on Saturday.
Roma have named their squad to take on Sassuolo tomorrow, with Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa included.
Rudi Garcia has praised tomorrow’s opponents Sassuolo, warning that his Roma face a difficult game.
Sassuolo striker Simone Zaza will renew his contract by Christmas, says his agent, who does not see any links apparent with Juventus.
The agent of Sassuolo forward Domenico Berardi isn’t ruling out a return to Juventus, teasing ‘we’ll see in June’.
Daniele Rugani is being linked with an early to return to Juventus, as the Old Lady struggle with defensive injuries.
Antonio Floro Flores praised an ‘important win’ for Sassuolo as the Neroverdi reached the Coppa Italia Last 16.
An Antonio Floro Flores strike was enough as much-changed Sassuolo edged out Pescara 1-0 to reach the Last 16 of the Coppa Italia.
Following an extended weekend in Serie A and some superb goals from defenders Dave Taylor selects his best XI for Week 13.
There are reports Boca Juniors starlet Tomas Pochettino is flying in for a medical ahead of his Juventus move.
Salih Ucan looks set to leave Roma on loan in January with Atalanta, Sassuolo and Cagliari all interested.
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini said his team “can play so much better” than in their 2-1 defeat to Sassuolo.
Eusebio Di Francesco said Sassuolo’s seven-match unbeaten run and victory over Verona is a sign “we are maturing.”
Sassuolo fought back from a goal down to beat Verona 2-1, extending their record unbeaten run to seven rounds.
Sassuolo hope to continue their Serie A record unbeaten run against Verona, even without Simone Zaza.
Following the return of Serie A after an international break Dave Taylor picks his best XI from Week 12.