SASSUOLO NEWS

Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Genoa-Atalanta, Roma-Sassuolo and Verona-Milan.
Paulo Fonseca insists the high press is essential for Roma to succeed, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan gives “a better capacity for maintaining possession.”
Edin Dzeko wants Roma to “build on the spectacular first half,” but they were too complacent in the 4-2 win over Sassuolo.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored on his Serie A debut as Roma got their first win of the season, beating Sassuolo 4-2 with a hat-trick of Lorenzo Pellegrini assists.
Bryan Cristante warned Roma “have got to do better when defending, because we’ve always been able to score goals.”
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jordan Veretout make their Roma debuts, while Sassuolo start Vlad Chiriches and Gregoire Defrel.
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?
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jordan Veretout are expected to start for Roma against Sassuolo in their full Giallorossi debuts.
Sassuolo Coach Roberto De Zerbi shares Roma boss Paulo Fonseca’s attacking philosophy. “If you play this type of football, you accept the risks that go with it.”
Sampdoria have started the Serie A season with three straight defeats for only the fifth time in their history.
Paulo Fonseca is keeping Roma cards close to his chest, including Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s role, because Sassuolo “deserve our full attention.”
Chris Smalling is certainly out of tomorrow’s Serie A game against Sassuolo and might not even be fit for Roma’s Europa League opener.
Lorenzo Pellegrini has revealed he likes the "freedom" of playing as a No 10 and that Roma "aren’t setting any limits" this season.
The referees for Serie A Week 3 are announced as Massimiliano Irrati will officiate the clash between Fiorentina and Juventus.
Antonio Conte is reportedly the highest-paid Coach in Serie A history on €11m per year at Inter, double the salary of second-placed Maurizio Sarri of Juventus.
Italy started their European Under-21 Championship qualifiers with a 5-0 victory over Luxembourg and five different players on target, including Moise Kean.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is Serie A’s runaway highest earner on €31m a season, with Matthijs de Ligt and Romelu Lukaku already second and third.
Khouma Babacar reveals he chose Lecce above offers from abroad because “I hope to play regularly and step up to the next level.”
New signing Edoardo Goldaniga reveals he “had other offers, but I wanted to join Genoa at all costs” due to a series of family events.
Gregoire Defrel is so confident he’ll rediscover his scoring touch at Sassuolo that he urged people to “get me on your Fantasy Football team!”