SASSUOLO NEWS

Lorenzo Pellegrini “couldn’t be happier” at his competitive senior Italy debut and thanked “my idol” Daniele De Rossi.
Join us for all the build-up and action from tonight’s World Cup qualifier, as Italy host Liechtenstein and seek goals as well as points.
Lorenzo Pellegrini looks set to follow Coach Eusebio Di Francesco from Sassuolo to Roma next season, despite Juventus interest.
Giampiero Ventura confirmed Sassuolo midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini should start for Italy against Liechtenstein, but warned “don’t expect a goalfest.”
Giampiero Ventura has two doubts for Italy going into tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein, but the 4-2-4 remains intact.
Roma are expected to announce Eusebio Di Francesco as their new Coach imminently after a meeting with Sassuolo, signing a two-year contract.
As Eusebio Di Francesco prepares to take the Roma job, Sassuolo have apparently chosen his heir in the form of Cristian Bucchi.
Roma will reportedly meet for Eusebio Di Francesco tonight, and the Sassuolo Coach could be presented next week.
Eusebio Di Francesco could be the Roma Coach by the end of the week, as tomorrow the club is due to meet Sassuolo over his contract.
Sassuolo general manager Giovanni Carnevali admits keeping Eusebio Di Francesco “will be difficult” but hopes Domenico Berardi becomes a ‘bandiera’.
The Italy squad for the European Under-21 Championship has been announced, including Gianluigi Donnarumma, Federico Bernardeschi, Domenico Berardi and Roberto Gagliardini.
Roma President James Pallotta confirms “we only have to finalise things” with their new Coach’s club.
Serie A was ranked fifth in the UEFA coefficients for 2016-17, but retains a healthy lead over Ligue 1 overall.
Roma plan to replace Mohamed Salah with Sassuolo’s Domenico Berardi if Liverpool offer at least €40m for the Egypt international.
Sassuolo confirm they will not release Eusebio Di Francesco from his contract unless Roma pay €3m. “If not, he’ll stay with us.”
If Roma refuse to pay Sassuolo €3m to get Coach Eusebio Di Francesco, they could turn to Thomas Tuchel, Laurent Blanc, Unai Emery or Paulo Sousa.
Cagliari have officially appointed Giovanni Rossi, formerly of Sassuolo, as their new director of sport.
Crotone Coach Davide Nicola is the latest candidate for the Sassuolo job, though Cristian Bucchi remains the favourite.
It’s widely reported that Roberto De Zerbi will take over at Las Palmas, now there are suggestions he aims to bring Marcello Trotta, Federico Barba and Daniele Verde with him.
Roma and Sassuolo have still not agreed terms for Coach Eusebio Di Francesco, as the Neroverdi want €3m to release the tactician.