Simone Verdi admits “on paper Italy should be favourites” against Sweden but they’re “a team to approach with caution”.
Luca Banti has been appointed to Napoli-Inter, as the Week 9 Serie A referees are announced.
Bologna were made to work hard for this victory in the local derby, as SPAL set up a nervous finale with Mirco Antenucci’s stunner.
Join us for build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, including Fiorentina-Udinese, Sampdoria-Atalanta, Crotone-Torino and massive Inter-Milan.
Find all the starting line-ups from this afternoon’s Serie A games, including Sampdoria-Atalanta, Crotone-Torino and Cagliari-Genoa.
Milan legend Mauro Tassotti picked an ideal XI from his many Rossoneri teammates, including Paolo Maldini, Andrea Pirlo, Ruud Gullit and Marco van Basten.
Bologna midfielder Godfred Donsah described how he came to Italy and only managed to see his father again after eight years.
Simone Zaza will earn an Italy recall if he keeps banging in the goals for Valencia, trusts Marco Di Vaio. “The best thing is his desire.”
Francesco Guidolin reveals he was offered the Inter job last year, came close to Juventus, Lazio and the Italy bench, but has “no regrets.”
Italy are expected to start Bologna winger Simone Verdi rather than Antonio Candreva in a new 3-4-3 formation against Macedonia.
Bologna’s Andrea Poli says he is ‘not thinking’ about a potential future return to the Italy squad.
Italy’s Simone Verdi ‘can only improve,’ according to Bologna sporting director Riccardo Bigon.
Bologna were founded on this day in 1909, with the Rossoblu winning seven Scudetti in the subsequent 108 years.
Simone Verdi doesn’t believe Spain have better youngsters than Italy, pointing to Federico Chiesa.
Godfred Donsah’s agent confirms Inter want the Bologna midfielder and "it’s possible” a deal could happen in January.
With Napoli sitting solo at the summit of Serie A, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 7’s action.
Gazzetta Sportiva report that Ivan Juric’s time as Genoa boss could be over very soon.
Roberto Donadoni wants Bologna to be “more clinical” after their second Serie A win on the bounce, conquering Genoa 1-0.
Ivan Juric admits his job is in doubt after Genoa registered their worst ever start to a Serie A season, but “I’m satisfied with the performance.”
Rodrigo Palacio believes Bologna have “found the right consistency” after a second consecutive victory away to Genoa.