The referees for Serie A Week8 are announced as Fabrizio Pasqua will officiate Stefano Pioli’s Milan debut against Lecce.
Sandro Tonali shook off the emotion of his Italy debut after just 30 seconds and the Brescia midfielder described himself as a mixture of Andrea Pirlo and Gennaro Gattuso.
Roberto Mancini maintains sides like France, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and Germany are “not that far ahead” of Italy going into Euro 2020.
Mario Balotelli could quadruple his salary with goal-related bonuses for Brescia this season, according to reports.
Inter, Juventus and Napoli have long tracked Sandro Tonali, but it’s reported Fiorentina are now ready to pay €30-40m for the Brescia midfielder.
Roberto Mancini maintains Italy are “not that far off the strongest European teams” after a perfect qualifying campaign for Euro 2020. "I tried to make these players believe in themselves."
Roberto Baggio looked back over his career, through injury nightmares, the Fiorentina riots, Bologna, Brescia and why 2002 hurt even more than the 1994 World Cup.
Brescia saw their friendly against Vojvodina abandoned during the second half after Serbian fans staged a pitch invasion to confront Albanian protesters.
Forward Ernesto Torregrossa has officially extended his Brescia contract to June 2022.
Italy have promoted Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali to the senior squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers with Greece and Liechtenstein.
Ciro Immobile feels he owes “a debt to Italy and hope to repay it with interest both against Greece and above all at Euro 2020.”
Moise Kean, Sandro Tonali and Patrick Cutrone are all in Italy’s Under-21 squad, but Fiorentina midfielder Gaetano Castrovilli is missing.
Friday’s Serie A game between Brescia and Sassuolo is postponed to December 18 as a mark of respect for Giorgio Squinzi.
The Serie A Week 7 referees have been announced as Gianluca Rocchi will officiate the Derby d’Italia between Inter and Juventus.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from six Serie A games, including Napoli-Brescia, Lecce-Roma and Milan-Fiorentina.
Carlo Ancelotti acknowledged Napoli didn’t kill off Brescia and left themselves open to pressure, but praised Giovanni Di Lorenzo as “a great surprise for me.”
Dries Mertens was disappointed after Napoli were made to hang on for a 2-1 victory over Brescia. “We can’t keep suffering like this.”
Dries Mertens and Kostas Manolas just about proved enough for Napoli to scrape a 2-1 win over Brescia, despite Mario Balotelli’s goal.
Dries Mertens partners Fernando Llorente and Nikola Maksimovic passes a fitness test, as Napoli take on Mario Balotelli’s Brescia.
Napoli are expected the ring the changes again and have a big doubt in defence as they host Mario Balotelli’s Brescia.