VERONA NEWS

Gigi Del Neri is confident bottom of the table Verona “can hurt Milan” at San Siro. “There’s a taboo to be shattered.”
Andrea Bertolacci returns for Milan against Verona, but Mario Balotelli and Luca Antonelli miss out.
Sinisa Mihajlovic warned Milan “need the right attitude” against Verona, or tactics and formations will be futile.
Verona director Riccardo Bigon is “willing to make a sacrifice for Juan Manuel Iturbe, as this is his home.”
Verona goalkeeper Rafael’s three-match ban was reduced on appeal, but Michelangelo Albertazzi has a calf strain.
Nine Serie A players have been dealt one-match bans after Week 15, including Inter’s Danilo D’Ambrosio and Lazio’s Mauricio.
Verona striker Luca Toni has reportedly signed a contract to become a club director after his retirement in the summer.
Hellas Verona have reportedly started talks with Sunderland for goalkeeper Vito Mannone.
Inter reportedly sent scouts to watch Verona’s Jacopo Sala against Empoli on Sunday as they consider a January bid.
Marco Giampaolo celebrated “a very important victory” as Empoli conquered Hellas Verona at the Bentegodi.
Gigi Del Neri believes Verona “are motivated, ready to run and fight” despite their 1-0 home defeat to Empoli.
Luca Toni announced he will retire at the end of the season. “I think the time has come to stop.”
Fiorentina disposed of Udinese to fly into second place, while Atalanta pummelled Palermo, Chievo stunned Frosinone and Empoli doomed Verona.
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Gigi Del Neri wants Verona to “rediscover our enthusiasm” and get off the foot of the table against Empoli.
The dates and times of the Coppa Italia Fifth Round ties have been announced, including Juventus-Torino, Sampdoria-Milan and Napoli-Verona.
Palermo and Sassuolo both went out to lower-League opposition, in the Fourth Round of the Coppa Italia.
Gigi Del Neri saw his debut Verona victory over Pavia as “positive energy so we can continue believing in safety.”
Gigi Del Neri made his debut on the Verona bench in their Coppa Italia encounter with Pavia, winning 1-0 deep into stoppages.
New Verona Coach Gigi Del Neri says his first game against Pavia will be used 'to get to know the players'.