UDINESE NEWS

Silvan Widmer is “happy, fired up and really want to help the team” on his Udinese comeback against Fiorentina today.
Bruno Gaspar warned Fiorentina-Udinese is “an important match” to climb back up the Serie A standings.
Fiorentina need to recover from an upset and hope Cyril Thereau can do damage to his former Udinese teammates.
Gigi Del Neri has injury problems to contend with, but wants Udinese to continue where they left off against Fiorentina.
Stefano Pioli feels Fiorentina paid for “a lack of intensity” against Chievo and demands better with Udinese in the early Sunday game.
Marco Giampaolo urged Sampdoria to put in “a solid performance” against Atalanta after their unexpected Udinese thrashing.
It’s shaping up to be a monumental round in Serie A, as the top six all meet each other this weekend.
Fiorentina attacker Riccardo Saponara faces another spell on the sidelines after sustaining a foot injury.
Antonio Di Natale names Lorenzo Insigne as his heir - “he’s playing as a top player and he’s started scoring”.
Cyril Thereau will celebrate if he scores for Fiorentina against old club Udinese, but assures there was “no problem” with Gigi Del Neri.
Udinese defender Jens Stryger Larsen has returned from international duty with Denmark suffering from a thigh strain.
SPAL goalkeeper Alex Meret, on loan from Udinese, has undergone an operation on a sports hernia in Munich.
The home leg of Italy’s 2018 World Cup play-off next month could be played at San Siro in Milan or Udinese’s Dacia Arena.
Maxi Lopez says he’ll meet Mauro Icardi one day but “it doesn’t keep me up at night”.
Udinese goalkeeper Alex Meret, currently on loan to SPAL, will require specialist surgery to correct an on-going injury.
Francesco Guidolin reveals he was offered the Inter job last year, came close to Juventus, Lazio and the Italy bench, but has “no regrets.”
Ivan Cordoba admits Inter slipped up on May 5, 2002 but “if it weren’t for other incidents it’d have been a different story”.
Udinese have drawn the ire of Juventus fans, by raising ticket prices to €55 for their game on October 22.
Milan are reportedly considering a January swoop for Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto.
Udinese midfielder Valon Behrami has been diagnosed with a thigh strain and won’t join Switzerland for international duty.