There were surprises in the Coppa Italia Third Round, as Hellas Verona went out to Cremonese, Empoli taken to extra time, a six-goal Carpi thriller and prolific Frosinone.
Silvio Berlusconi’s Monza shocked Serie B side Benevento to set up a tie with Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia third round.
Padova fought back for a 3-3 thriller at Benevento, but it wasn’t enough to prevent them and Carpi from relegation, while Hellas Verona are in deep crisis.
Hellas Verona were held to a draw by Carpi, Cittadella tumbled in Cosenza and Spezia saw off Cremonese.
Serie B side Carpi have officially loaned Udinese midfielder Mamadou Coulibaly until the end of the season.
Udinese are whittling down their squad, with Felipe Vizeu loaned to Gremio and goalkeeper Simone Scuffet close to Kasimpasa.
Jonathan De Guzman launched an extraordinary attack on Napoli, accusing the chief medic of derailing his career and director Cristiano Giuntoli of punching him.
Carpi could reportedly send Zinédine Machach back to Napoli, after a fight with two teammates in training.
Carlo Ancelotti saw ‘good signs’ from his Napoli players as they beat Carpi 5-1 in their second pre-season friendly.
Napoli have officially loaned out Gennaro Tutino, Zinedine Machach and Roberto Insigne.
New Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has reportedly decided to abandon his club’s pursuit of Carpi striker Jerry Mbakogu.
Leeds United are lining up a summer bid worth €5.1m for Carpi striker Jerry Mbakogu, claim English papers.
Chievo Verona have officially sent midfielder Luca Garritano to Serie B outfit Carpi on loan.
Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic criticises fans for whistling M’Baye Niang - “you can whistle those who don’t commit, but that’s not the case”.
Torino goalkeeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic took a free-kick in their Coppa Italia win over Carpi - and thumped the crossbar.
First half goals from Iago Falque and Andrea Belotti saw Torino past Carpi in the Coppa Italia.
Marco Borriello has equalled Nicola Amoruso’s all-time record by scoring in Serie A for 12 different clubs.
Cristian Zaccardo has had “lots of offers” due to his LinkedIn advert, and will donate a Sport Business scholarship.
World Cup-winner Cristian Zaccardo is looking for a new club on LinkedIn - “I could play two more years at high levels”.
Serie A new boys Benevento have officially signed Vid Belec and Gaetano Letizia from Carpi.