EMPOLI NEWS

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The referees for Serie A Week 24 are announced as Fabrizio Pasqua will take charge of the top-four tussle between Atalanta and Milan.
Empoli are reportedly optimistic that Zenit St Petersburg defender Miha Mevlja will be cleared to play for the club.
Inter are reportedly keeping tabs on Empoli right-back and potentialy Italy call-up Giovanni Di Lorenzo.
Beppe Iachini claims Empoli have ‘great regret on our part’ after they failed to ‘bring home what we deserved’ against Lazio on Thursday.
Lazio boss Simone Inzaghi praised his side’s ‘maturity’ after they battled to a 1-0 win against Empoli in Serie A on Thursday.
Lazio moved into the Champions League places with a scrappy 1-0 win against Empoli in Serie A on Thursday.
Ciro Immobile is not in Lazio’s XI for their Serie A match against Empoli this evening, but Romulo makes his debut.
Zenit St Petersburg defender Miha Mevlja has reportedly ‘given up’ on joining Empoli.
Ciro Immobile is in Lazio’s squad to face Empoli in Serie A this evening, but the striker is not expected to take part.
The referees for Serie A Week 23 are announced as Gianpaolo Calvarese will officiate Napoli’s clash with Fiorentina on Saturday.
New signing Romulo “wanted to come to Lazio at all costs” and believes they play “the best football in Italy” right now.
Empoli have reportedly set a deadline of Monday to either get the Miha Mevlja transfer sorted from Zenit or drop the move.
Chievo veteran Sergio Pellissier is out of Friday’s match against Roma and could be sidelined for several weeks with a thigh strain.
Beppe Iachini insists Empoli are “putting in good performances, but we need to start getting the points to show for them” against Lazio.
The Serie A match between Milan and Empoli has been moved to February 22, with a 20:30 CET (19:30 GMT) kick-off time.
Lazio Coach Simone Inzaghi concedes he “would have liked to play at the weekend”, while Ciro Immobile and Luis Alberto will be evaluated.
The Coppa Italia semi-final first legs will be played across February 26-27, it has been confirmed.
Beppe Iachini wants Empoli to “cut down on the errors” after a 2-2 draw with Chievo, but admits the Miha Mevlja transfer from Zenit might not go through.
Domenico Di Carlo feels Chievo “concede avoidable goals and could’ve done more” than their 2-2 draw with Empoli.