SASSUOLO NEWS

Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, as Lazio visit Domenico Berardi’s Sassuolo and Roma host troubled Empoli.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic wants Lazio to focus on Sassuolo and not get distracted by the Coppa Italia semi-final against Roma.
Lazio take the game to Sassuolo with Ciro Immobile and Felipe Anderson, while Domenico Berardi partners Gregoire Defrel.
Paulo Sousa shrugged off “gossip” about his future and insists Fiorentina “already offered a contract renewal twice.”
Fiorentina star Federico Bernardeschi discussed his “rare” ankle injury and why he is “inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo’s work ethic.”
Fiorentina director Giancarlo Antognoni hints they are “thinking about” Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco to replace Paulo Sousa.
Eusebio Di Francesco insists “my mind is on Sassuolo”, despite rumours linking him with Fiorentina.
Lazio boss Simone Inzaghi says Stefan de Vrij “is fine” and could start against Sassuolo on Saturday, while Felipe Anderson “will go to the World Cup”.
Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali insists there has been “no contact” with Inter for Domenico Berardi.
The referees for Week 30 of Serie A have been announced, with Daniele Orsato assigned to Napoli-Juventus.
Felipe Anderson admits “it’s a decisive week” for Lazio, as they face first Sassuolo then Roma.
Sassuolo won’t rule out Eusebio Di Francesco meeting Fiorentina, but “nothing has been decided yet. I am confident we can agree to extend this rapport.”
Felipe Anderson keeps Lazio focused on “a decisive week” against Roma and Napoli, but complains their achievements are being ignored.
Sassuolo have won the prestigious Viareggio Cup, an annual world youth tournament, by beating Empoli on penalties.
Estudiantes midfielder Santiago Ascacibar “has been in contact with several Serie A clubs, the same is true of Germany and Spain,” confirmed his agent.
Lorenzo Pellegrini’s agent is “not surprised” Milan want the Sassuolo midfielder but “a lot of teams like him”.
Roberto Donadoni is emerging as the potential new Fiorentina Coach, although Eusebio Di Francesco remains the favourite.
Fiorentina are reportedly pushing hard to bring in Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco for next season.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco admits it’s “gratifying” to be linked with Fiorentina but “I still have a two-year contract”.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella credits his predecessor, Sinisa Mihajlovic, for Gianluigi Donnarumma’s development.