GENOA NEWS

Genoa owner Enrico Preziosi admits Mattia Perin can leave ‘if a big opportunity arises’ and hopes to keep Giuseppe Rossi, who ‘makes love with the ball’.
Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin insists Davide Ballardini “simply has to be” the Coach next season. “It shouldn’t even be a question.”
Gianluca Rocchi has been announced as the referee for this weekend’s Scudetto showdown between Juventus and Napoli.
Eusebio Di Francesco would rather deal with Roma “euphoria than depression” and is glad they didn’t pay for distractions against Genoa.
Milan were pegged back by Torino, despite an Andrea Belotti penalty miss, while Roma got the better of Genoa and Sassuolo earned a big win at Verona.
Join us for all the action as it happens from nine Serie A games, including Napoli-Udinese, Crotone-Juventus, Roma-Genoa, Fiorentina-Lazio and Torino-Milan.
Roma director of sport Monchi insists Genoa are “just as important” as the Champions League and embraces the passion of the fans.
Stephan El Shaarawy points out Roma have to get their Serie A record back on track against Genoa before thinking about Liverpool.
Check out the confirmed line-ups for tonight’s eight Serie A games, including Fiorentina-Lazio, Roma-Genoa and Torino-Milan.
Reports in Belgium say Genoa and another Italian club have bid for KV Mechelen’s young defender Elias Cobbaut.
Genoa Coach Davide Ballardini won’t discuss his future - “I will speak at the end of the season”.
Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco warns “we have to think about Genoa”, even with the Liverpool Champions League tie on the horizon.
Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti admits “I expect something more” against Cagliari tonight.
With eight teams all facing the very real prospect of sliding in to Serie B, Football Italia analyses a fierce relegation battle.
Davide Ballardini still won’t be drawn on his Genoa future after they broke clear of the drop zone. “I don’t need to convince anyone.”
Walter Zenga had complaints about the match-winning Genoa goal, but insists Crotone will fight to stay in Serie A to the bitter end.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s four Serie A games, including a Cagliari-Udinese dogfight and Atalanta-Inter.
Daniel Bessa’s free header proved decisive at Marassi, as Genoa break perhaps definitively away from the relegation zone and halt Crotone’s revival.
Check the official line-ups from the two Saturday evening games, Chievo-Torino and Genoa-Crotone.
Sassuolo look set to win the race for Italy Under-21 international central defender Marco Varnier.