BOLOGNA NEWS

The Coppa Italia semi-final first legs will be played across February 26-27, it has been confirmed.
Mauro Icardi has warned Inter fans who have turned on the team that ‘if you don’t love her when she loses, don’t love her when she wins.’
Andrea Ranocchia has warned that Inter ‘have to work on our mentality’ after their 1-0 defeat to Bologna in Serie A on Sunday.
Sinisa Mihajlovic could not have asked for a better debut on the Bologna bench with the victory away to Inter. “This proves what you can do with courage.”
Luciano Spalletti insists Inter are still behind him and he doesn’t feel “in the balance” after a 1-0 defeat to Bologna. “We lack character.”
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, including Udinese-Fiorentina, Inter-Bologna and Roma-Milan.
Inter’s biggest problem is in front of goal, as for the first time since 1956 they have failed to score in the opening three Serie A games of the year.
Inter are in a full-blown crisis after this shock home defeat to relegation strugglers Bologna, but it was the ideal Sinisa Mihajlovic debut.
Inter ultras have bitterly criticised their own club and Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, calling him “a liar”, after they were punished for racially abusing him.
Inter director Beppe Marotta backed Coach Luciano Spalletti and welcomed Ivan Perisic back into the fold. “Players are also assets and must be given their due value.”
Andrea Poli said the sacking of Pippo Inzaghi “has to represent an important wake-up call” for Bologna as they take on Inter.
Ivan Perisic returns to the starting XI for Inter as they host Bologna, making their debut under new Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Ivan Perisic broke his silence and sent a message to Inter fans. “Thank you for the praise and the criticism. Both are my fuels.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic makes his debut on the Bologna bench and assures they can beat Inter. “I know what the crowd is like at San Siro.”
Luciano Spalletti shrugged off reports Antonio Conte met with Inter directors ahead of the Bologna game and urged fans to forgive Ivan Perisic.
Gianluca Sansone will become the first ever Italian player in Azerbaijan after flying in to sign for Neftci Baku.
Join us for all the drama of transfer deadline day with the latest updates as they happen ahead of the 19.00 GMT shutdown.
Cruzeiro goalkeeper Brazao is ready to agree terms with Parma, via Inter, rather than Chievo at a cost of €2.5m.
Torino have let Simone Edera and Lyanco join Bologna on loan, while bringing in teenage left-back Alejandro Marcos from Barcelona.
Fabio Maresca will officiate Roma’s Serie A clash with Milan as the Week 22 referees are announced.