UDINESE NEWS

Mario Balotelli scored on his first Milan start, but they almost threw away a 3-0 lead, beating Udinese 3-2.
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani said a Mario Balotelli-Carlos Bacca pairing is “as tasty as a rum baba.”
Mario Balotelli passed his fitness test and starts with Carlos Bacca as Milan visit Udinese tonight.
Milan seem to have finally hit their stride and tonight visit an Udinese side in crisis as the Serie A midweek round opens.
Mario Balotelli had been expected to start tonight’s Udinese v Milan match, but could be ruled out with a muscular problem.
Free agent Francesco Lodi has reportedly signed a contract with Udinese and should be confirmed shortly.
Nigel De Jong believes Milan are “on the right track” but expects a tough test against Udinese.
Roma full-back Maicon has been fined €2,000 for a dive in the weekend draw with Sassuolo.
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says Mario Balotelli’s behaviour has been ‘exemplary’.
Milan have named two Primavera players in the squad to face Udinese tomorrow evening.
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says his side needs ‘balance’ and confesses to an injury ‘emergency’.
Udinese ‘probably deserved the whistles’ during their 2-1 defeat to Empoli, but Coach Stefano Colantuono says he doesn’t want to get involved in fan protests.
Udinese Coach Stefano Colantuono says Milan are ‘a complete team’ ahead of Tuesday’s Serie A meeting.
Marco Giampaolo felt Empoli “improved as time went on and deserved the victory” over Udinese.
Stefano Colantuono warned Udinese not to “feel sorry for ourselves” after a third consecutive defeat.
Empoli fought back for a last-gasp 2-1 victory away to 10-man Udinese despite Duvan Zapata breaking his duck.
Free agent Francesco Lodi is in negotiations for a contract with Udinese to replace injured Alexander Merkel.
Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese host improving Empoli in the early Saturday game.
Udinese midfielder Alexander Merkel will have surgery for a torn cruciate ligament in his knee.
The Lega Serie A will launch an innovative new streaming service this weekend.