Thiago Motta explains the 2-7-2 was a concept that “tried to take importance away from numbers” as he describes coaching Genoa as an “honour”.
Genoa have officially appointed former Italy midfielder Thiago Motta as their new Coach and he has already taken charge of the first training session.
Justin Kluivert is given a one-match ban and Federico Chiesa fined for simulation, while Roma face an investigation over racist chants.
Genoa have officially sacked Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli, paving the way for Thiago Motta to take over.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi believes Thiago Motta will “surprise everyone” as the club’s Coach.
Gian Piero Gasperini is flattered by Pep Guardiola’s praise but warns Atalanta can only afford to beat Manchester City in the Champions League tomorrow.
Thiago Motta has confirmed that he will become the next Genoa Coach, telling reporters he is “ready to get going”.
Thiago Motta has accepted Genoa’s offer to become their new Coach, replacing Aurelio Andreazzoli.
Parma will be without key duo Bruno Alves and Roberto Inglese for at least the next game after they suffered injuries.
Genoa are meeting Thiago Motta this afternoon with a view to hiring their former midfielder as Aurelio Andreazzoli’s successor.
Former Genoa midfielder Thiago Motta is emerging as the favourite to replace Aurelio Andreazzoli as the club’s Coach.
Milan’s Rade Krunic says Stefano Pioli has given him his “confidence” back as it is reported the midfielder is no longer Genoa-bound.
Former Spartak Moscow Coach Massimo Carrera is the new favourite to replace Aurelio Andreazzoli on the Genoa bench.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Sassuolo-Inter, Sampdoria-Roma and Milan-Lecce, with Claudio Ranieri and Stefano Pioli debuts.
Aurelio Andreazzoli acknowledges his time at Genoa is coming to an end after a 5-1 defeat to Parma. “There are decisions I cannot control.”
Andreas Cornelius came off the bench for injured Roberto Inglese, but scored a hat-trick as Parma crushed sorry Genoa 5-1.
Parma Coach Roberto D’Aversa has a tough decision to make against Genoa, as Bruno Alves joined the injury list. “This is a six-pointer.”
Aurelio Andreazzoli did not disguise the fact he almost lost his job at Genoa and urged them to “raise the bar” against Parma.
Andrea Bertolacci says he has “great desire for revenge” after joining Sampdoria and linking up with Claudio Ranieri.
Milan are reportedly in talks to loan Bosnia-Herzegovina international Rade Krunic to Genoa in January.