EMPOLI NEWS

Torino are reportedly preparing to make another attempt to sign Milan midfielder Rade Krunic this summer.
Napoli are allegedly prepared to make a move for Empoli’s 18-year-old midfielder Samuele Ricci.
Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi reiterates Serie B wants to complete the season in August, but Minister for Sport Vincenzo Spadafora ‘seems to hate football.’
Milan midfielder Rade Krunic has revealed he ‘cried’ after signing with the Rossoneri and has praised the ‘extraordinary’ fans at San Siro.
Milan midfielder Ismael Bennacer ‘has the quality to become a great player’, according to his former President at Empoli, Fabrizio Corsi.
Former Inter striker Samuel Eto’o says he would like to see Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri return to the style of play he implemented at Empoli. “The coach I saw at Empoli is very different to the one of Chelsea and Juventus.”
Frosinone saw off Perugia in a promotion battle to stay second with Spezia, Empoli came back in the last-gasp Tuscan derby, but Trapani were humiliated 5-0.
Sampdoria have officially signed striker Antonino La Gumina from Empoli, on a two-season loan with obligation to buy, while Vasco Regini is loaned to Parma.
Frosinone earned an important win in Ascoli and Spezia shocked Crotone, while Empoli hired third coach of the season Pasquale Marino.
Lecce have officially signed midfielder Riccardo Saponara from Fiorentina after completing his medical earlier today.
Lecce have reached an agreement with both Fiorentina and Genoa to bring Riccardo Saponara to the Via del Mare.
Former Empoli midfielder Miha Zajc is reportedly on his way back to Italy with Brescia after a year at Fenerbahce.
Hellas Verona have loaned Scotland Under-21 international Liam Henderson to Empoli, with an option to buy at the end of the season.
EXCLUSIVE: Sources close to Afriyie Acquah confirm to Football-Italia.net that the Malatyaspor player is in talks with both Lecce and another Italian club.
Simon Kjaer is undergoing his Milan medical, while Fiorentina send Sebastiano Cristoforo to Eibar and Lecce’s Andrea La Mantia joins Empoli.
Empoli have secured loan deals for two Napoli players, Gennaro Tutino and Amato Ciciretti.
Lorenzo Tonelli should be on his way back to Sampdoria, as he is reported to be looking for a way out of Napoli.
Maurizio Sarri has made history by reaching his 100th Serie A victory in only 169 games, as the fastest to reach a century from 1994 was Carlo Ancelotti on 185.
Benevento were dominant in Livorno, as Empoli, Pescara and Chievo all fell to surprise defeats, Frosinone climbing into second place.
Milan midfielder Rade Krunic says the Rossoneri fans “haven’t seen the real Krunic yet” ahead of their trip to Bologna.