TORINO NEWS

Inter host Spal in the early kick-off, then Milan visit Lazio, Fiorentina take on Verona and this evening Napoli are in Bologna.
Sinisa Mihajlovic believes Torino is “the right environment” for M’Baye Niang and Adem Ljajic to become great players, starting with Benevento.
Torino are wasting no time introducing their new signings against Benevento, including M’Baye Niang, Umar Sadiq and Cristian Ansaldi.
Torino director Gianluca Petrachi confirms Milan tried to use M’Baye Niang as a bargaining chip for Andrea Belotti, “but the offer was unsuitable.”
Sampdoria-Roma is postponed due to weather warnings, but Juventus host Chievo today, then Inter take on Spal, Milan visit Lazio, Napoli are in Bologna.
Nicolas Burdisso had “offers from Italy and Spain that were more economically advantageous, but he wanted Torino.”
Torino President Urbano Cairo suggests Serie A games be played as far abroad as China, even the Turin Derby with Juventus.
Benevento Coach Marco Baroni has named his squad to face Torino on Sunday, including Vittorio Parigini and Achraf Lazaar.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini reveals he “turned down €25m” in transfers to keep his stars for a swift return to Serie A.
Torino sporting director Gianluca Petrachi joins the calls for a shorter Serie A transfer window.
Argentine club Independiente have announced the signing of left-back Gaston Silva from Torino.
M’Baye Niang could cost €100m one day, Cristian Ansaldi “has Javier Zanetti’s thighs” and Nicolas Burdisso is “an animal”, according to a Genoa scout.
Davide Zappacosta insists the 3-0 defeat in Spain “made Italy realise many things” and kept his eyes on the prize of World Cup qualification.
Antonio Barreca’s agent reveals there was “an extremely important offer from Roma” for the Torino full-back.
M’Baye Niang said goodbye to Milan fans with a long Instagram post after his transfer to Torino. “I’m sorry it ended like this.”
Torino President Urbano Cairo urged Italy fans to stand up for Coach Giampiero Ventura after a 3-0 defeat to Spain. “He was a little too daring.”
New Chelsea buy Davide Zappacosta has been called up by Italy for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier against Israel.
Andrea Belotti maintains Italy had to take huge risks in the circumstances of their 3-0 defeat to Spain and reveals an unusual injury.
Torino President Urbano Cairo was “never afraid of losing” Andrea Belotti, but the Chelsea offer for Davide Zappacosta was “too good to refuse.”
Bacary Sagna is a free agent seeking his new club and Torino are among those interested in the 34-year-old.