BOLOGNA NEWS

As Serie A heads into the final round before the winter break, Juventus and Napoli are looking to break away at the top of the table.
Napoli are pushing for Simone Verdi, so Roberto Inglese could remain at Chievo until the end of the season, reports suggest.
Sinisa Mihajlovic leaves Torino with a win percentage of 36.51 in Serie A, taking his average to 33.7.
Inter and Napoli are doing battle over Sassuolo winger Matteo Politano, who is prepared to leave in the January transfer window.
Verona are close to signing striker Ryder Matos from Udinese, while targeting Bologna’s Bruno Petkovic and Lucas Boye of Torino.
The referees have been assigned for Serie A Week 20, including Paolo Valeri for Fiorentina-Inter and Marco Guida for Roma-Atalanta.
Schalke 04 directors confirm “it’s all done” with Juventus to take Marko Pjaca on loan. “We just need his signature and a medical.”
There are three players suspended for Week 20 of Serie A, as Crotone, Roma, Milan and Verona receive fines.
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Napoli are reported to be lining up a €40m move for Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa.
It is reported that Napoli are ready to make a €25m offer for Bologna’s Simone Verdi.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s nine Serie A games, including Fiorentina-Milan, Roma-Sassuolo, Inter-Lazio and Verona-Juventus.
Massimo Oddo was glad Udinese found “different ways to earn three points, but Bologna did not deserve to lose today.”
Roma were pegged back by Sassuolo with a late disallowed goal, Cagliari stunned Atalanta, Sampdoria left it late and Benevento made history.
Check out all the official line-ups for today’s six Serie A afternoon games, including Roma-Sassuolo, Torino-Genoa and Atalanta-Cagliari.
Frederik Sorensen is reportedly heading back to Serie A after his FC Koln experience, with Atalanta, Sassuolo and Cagliari interested.
Cagliari forward Joao Pedro has been given a four-match ban for simulation and then stamping on Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa.
Simone Verdi’s agent insists his client will stay at Bologna despite “interest from big clubs”.
Rolando Maran insists Chievo “didn’t deserve this” 3-2 home defeat against Bologna, especially after a costly slip in the final minutes.
Roberto Donadoni was critical of his Bologna players even after a 3-2 win away to Chievo. “These are games you must kill off.”