EMPOLI NEWS

Fiorentina have reportedly joined the race to sign for Empoli midfielder Ismael Bennacer.
Empoli have officially appointed former Benevento and Sassuolo boss Cristian Bucchi as their new Coach.
Fabrizio Corsi confirms Juventus will sign Hamed Traore, he pulled the plug on Ismael Bennacer’s Napoli move and that Empoli are ‘starting from scratch’.
Empoli midfielder Rade Krunic has arrived for his medical ahead of an €8m transfer to Milan.
Empoli midfielder Rade Krunic is expected to have his Milan medical on Tuesday.
Genoa are reportedly on the verge of securing both Empoli Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli and midfielder Ismael Bennacer.
Aurelio Andreazzoli has officially terminated his contract with Empoli and is now free to take over at Genoa.
Milan have a deal for Empoli midfielder Rade Krunic, but are also now pushing for Napoli left-back Mario Rui and Fiorentina’s Jordan Veretout.
Juventus director Fabio Paratici is in London, as Maurizio Sarri has been “grumbling and a bit pessimistic” about Chelsea releasing him.
Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi confirms Maurizio Sarri “is having problems getting away from Chelsea, but Juventus told me on Saturday they trust it’ll be done.”
Milan have beaten Genoa to the signature of Empoli creative midfielder Rade Krunic. “We’ll close the deal for €8m,” said President Fabrizio Corsi.
Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi has confirmed that Juventus are on the verge of signing midfielder Hamed Traore.
Genoa are reportedly close to bringing in Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli from Empoli – and he could be joined by Ismael Bennacer and Francesco Caputo.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has revealed Cesare Prandelli is close to leaving and that he ‘likes’ Empoli boss Aurelio Andreazzoli.
Sportitalia is reporting former Roma boss Eusebio Di Francesco has agreed to take over at Sampdoria, while Riccardo Pecini and Daniele Prade will also return.
Lecce sporting director Mauro Meluso claims “seven or eight new players” will be signed this summer, while Colombian Brayan Vera is “arriving in the coming days.”
Newly-promoted Lecce could make Cagliari’s Diego Farias their first major signing of the summer, for a fee of approximately €6m.
Multiple sources claim Empoli Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli has accepted an offer to take the Genoa job, replacing Cesare Prandelli.
Di Lorenzo passed his medical with Napoli last week and becomes their first signing of the summer.
SPAL are in talks over a swap deal, which would see them sign Francesco Caputo and Empoli take players in exchange.