EMPOLI NEWS

Empoli lost their heads at Pordenone, Chievo came back in a seven-goal thriller at Livorno and Benevento left it late with Spezia to go top.
Mirko Valdifiori urges SPAL to ignore “negativity” against Juventus and is glad to meet up with Maurizio Sarri again.
Stefano Sensi is lighting up Inter with two goals in three Serie A games, but why did he come so close to joining Milan only to back out?
Recently-relegated Chievo and Empoli shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw at the Stadio Bentegodi this evening.
Ismael Bennacer reveals why he chose Milan after talking to Marco Giampaolo, a new role and being prepared to “give everything for my team.”
Empoli got the better of Juve Stabia and Perugia completed a comeback to beat Chievo in a night of penalties.
Genoa Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli is a former Roma boss and assistant manager, who insists Paulo Fonseca’s “influence” on the new team is visible.
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.