TORINO NEWS

Torino striker Rolando Bianchi will sign a new contract at the club 'in five minutes' according to his agent.
Torino President Urbano Cairo has put the brakes on Rolando Bianchi’s departure. “We have a special rapport and I don’t want to sell him.”
Giampiero Ventura felt Torino needed to win at all costs, while Eugenio Corini confessed to a poor Chievo performance.
Fiorentina crushed Palermo 3-0 and Lazio ruined Sampdoria boss Delio Rossi’s debut to go into second place, while Parma also earned a big away win at Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna Derby.
The variations to the Serie A schedule and kick-offs have been confirmed from Week 19 to Week 29.
Gigi Del Neri insists Genoa are on the right track, but Giampiero Ventura has regrets over this point.
Milan were aided by two own goals when beating Pescara, but Roma were stunned in the fog by Sergio Pellissier.
Giampiero Ventura realises it is “a delicate duel with Genoa” this afternoon, as Torino try not to get sucked back into the relegation zone.
Alessandro Sgrigna will discuss his future with Torino officials during the winter break, his agent has confirmed.
Torino and Italy defender Angelo Ogbonna underwent hernia surgery today and will stay in hospital overnight.
Genoa’s squad has been placed into a training retreat by their President Enrico Preziosi, in preparation for the weekend’s game with Torino.
Lazio are believed to be considering dipping into the transfer market, to solve their issues when Miroslav Klose is absent.
Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo has wished teammate Nigel De Jong a speedy recovery after rupturing his Achilles tendon yesterday.
Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura was taken ill and checked by ambulance staff after the 4-2 defeat to Milan.
Massimiliano Allegri cannot entirely celebrate Milan’s victory in Turin, as he confirms “Nigel De Jong will be out for the rest of the season.”
Milan have confirmed Nigel De Jong snapped the Achilles tendon in his left leg and will be out for five to six months.
Milan gifted Torino the opener, but fought back in an exciting 4-2 victory at the Olimpico and lost Nigel De Jong to injury.
Milan are forced into several changes due to an injury crisis as they visit Torino this afternoon with a Robinho-Giampaolo Pazzini-Stephan El Shaarawy trident.
Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura warns his team “are working to become more clinical” against Milan this afternoon.
Milan have named their squad for Sunday afternoon’s trip to Torino, missing important stars like Riccardo Montolivo, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Alexandre Pato.