BOLOGNA NEWS

Join us for all the action from today’s nine Serie A games, including Atalanta-Napoli, Lazio-Chievo, Sampdoria-Fiorentina, Cagliari-Milan and Inter-Roma.
Roberto De Zerbi believes fine margins decided Benevento’s 3-0 defeat at Bologna this afternoon.
Roberto Donadoni reveals why Simone Verdi was wearing the captain’s armband as Bologna swept Benevento aside 3-0.
Lazio ran riot against Chievo with a Sergej Milinkovic-Savic brace, while Fabio Quagliarella’s hat-trick crushed Fiorentina, but Crotone stunned Verona.
Check all the confirmed line-ups for this afternoon’s six Serie A games, including Lazio-Chievo, Sampdoria-Fiorentina and Sassuolo-Torino.
Simone Verdi refused a January transfer to Napoli in order to remain at Bologna, but his agent hints he’s got a deal in place for June.
Benevento boss Roberto De Zerbi believes they can avoid relegation, “but it doesn’t only depend on us now.”
Roberto Donadoni praised Simone Verdi for choosing to stay at Bologna rather than join Napoli. “It was a decision that shows his values.”
As expected, Montreal Impact have confirmed the arrival of midfielder Saphir Taider from Bologna after Blerim Dzemaili went the other way.
Crystal Palace have joined West Ham United in the race for Bologna left-back Adam Masina, according to The Sun.
Verona have officially signed defender Deian Boldor from Bologna on loan until the end of the season.
Blerim Dzemaili admits he could not keep away from Italy after returning to Bologna. “I got very attached to the club…”
Bologna have announced the return of midfielder Blerim Dzemaili from Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact.
Bologna left-back Adam Masina has attracted interest from Napoli, but also Premier League side West Ham United.
Davide Massa has been announced as the referee for this Sunday’s clash between Inter and Roma.
Kalidou Koulibaly discusses Simone Verdi’s decision to stay at Bologna - “if you don’t come to Napoli gladly, it’s better not to come at all”.
Matteo Politano continues to beg Sassuolo for a move to Napoli, but the Neroverdi are not prepared to let him go, even for €20m.
Napoli asked Roma for the availability of Stephan El Shaarawy, but although he is on the market, a deal seems very unlikely.
Barcelona are reportedly eager to be rid of Gerard Deulofeu and prepared to hand him over to Napoli on loan with €17m option to buy.
Italy legend Paolo Rossi has commended Bologna attacker Simone Verdi for his ‘brave’ decision to reject Napoli.