UDINESE NEWS

The break for international duty is over and Serie A is back with a bang, including today’s Juventus-Sassuolo and Palermo-Napoli, then Roma-Sampdoria and Pescara-Inter.
Udinese striker Cyril Thereau admits he was tempted by an offer from Olympique Marseille this summer. “It’s my home.”
Milan striker Carlos Bacca assures he’s ready to play with “great player” Gianluca Lapadula.
Max Allegri is the highest-paid Coach in Serie A, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, but Napoli’s Maurizio Sarri ranks only seventh.
New Udinese signing Sven Kums calls playing in Serie A “a dream” and admires Zinedine Zidane.
Gianluca Lapadula may finally have his big opportunity as starter in Milan-Udinese.
Udinese earned a 3-1 friendly victory over Slovanians Olimpija Ljubljana, as Sven Kums made his debut.
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Udinese have officially confirmed the arrival of Sven Kums on loan from Gent.
Carlos Sanchez gave Fiorentina victory, but Sassuolo and Sampdoria are on full points, while Andrea Belotti’s hat-trick sees five-star Torino soar.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s EIGHT Serie A games, including Inter-Palermo, Cagliari-Roma, Fiorentina-Chievo and Pescara-Sassuolo.
Juventus visit Lazio this evening before the huge Napoli v Milan showdown, then on Sunday Inter host Palermo, Roma go to Cagliari and more.
Udinese are about to take Sven Kums on loan from Gent, through Watford.
CEO Giovanni Carnevali reveals Sassuolo were offered Mario Balotelli but “we refused”.
Udinese sporting director Nereo Bonato says Mario Balotelli could only join if he had “the right motivation”.
Roma have injury doubts on Alessandro Florenzi, Kostas Manolas and Leandro Paredes for the Champions League clash with Porto.
Udinese defender Thomas Heurtaux has reportedly fractured his jaw during a 4-0 defeat to Roma.
Beppe Iachini can’t believe Udinese lost 4-0 when they had neutralised Roma so successfully for an hour.
Luciano Spalletti was pleased with Roma’s 4-0 victory over Udinese, but told his players off for being “too hasty.”
Diego Perotti believes Roma now “have the confidence to take on Porto” after beating Udinese 4-0 with his brace of penalties.