EMPOLI NEWS

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.
It is now official that Diego Farias will complete his transfer from Cagliari to Lecce in a deal reportedly worth €7m.
Silvio Berlusconi’s Monza shocked Serie B side Benevento to set up a tie with Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia third round.
The fixture list for the 2019-20 Serie B season has been released, running from August 24 to May 24, starting with Perugia-Chievo.
Genoa are on the verge of securing a deal for Cagliari full-back Marko Pajac, confirmed his agent, in a reunion with Aurelio Andreazzoli.
Milan have formally announced the purchase of Ismael Bennacer from Empoli in a deal believed to be worth €16m plus bonuses.
Fiorentina consultant Joe Barone confirms Bartlomiej Dragowski has already signed a new contract, but has no news on Fernando Llorente.
Domenico Berardi’s goal proved the only difference between Sassuolo and Empoli in today’s pre-season friendly.
Galatasaray made a last-ditch bid for Ismael Bennacer, it’s reported, but the Empoli midfielder kept his promise to Milan.
Ismael Bennacer has all-but-completed his transfer to Milan but is not expected to start work with his new club until August 10.
Empoli midfielder Ismael Bennacer has arrived for the first part of his medical with Milan.
Empoli’s sporting director has confirmed that midfielder Ismael Bennacer is joining Milan. “I see Gattuso in him, their fans will love him.”
Algeria have won the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 victory over Senegal in the Final, with Ismael Bennacer named Player of the Tournament.
Rade Krunic claims he has 'the same characteristics' as Kevin de Bruyne and hopes the 'very, very good' Ismael Bennacer joins him at Milan.
Arsenal have given Milan the all-clear to sign Ismael Bennacer from Empoli for €16m and he’ll have his medical after the Africa Cup of Nations.
Sassuolo have officially loaned midfielder Davide Frattesi to recently-relegated Empoli.
Sassuolo have officially purchased striker Francesco Caputo from Empoli at a reported cost of €7.5m plus the loan of two youth players.
Milan must wait for Arsenal to give the all-clear before they can purchase Algeria international Ismael Bennacer from Empoli.
Milan have seemingly reached an agreement for a five-year contract with Empoli and Algeria midfielder Ismael Bennacer.
Sassuolo have officially signed midfielder Hamed Traore from Empoli on a two-year loan with obligation to buy.