TORINO NEWS

Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from the opening Serie A games of the season, Fiorentina-Torino and Hellas Verona-Roma.
Gaetano Castrovilli scored the first goal of the 2020-21 Serie A season to give Fiorentina a 1-0 victory over Torino, meeting Federico Chiesa’s cross.
Fiorentina director Daniele Pradè assures Federico Chiesa is worth ‘something more’ than €70m and there is no rush to sell.
Torino director Davide Vagnati insists Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is ‘no longer necessarily a priority’ for their transfer strategy.
Andrea Belotti admits new Torino coach Marco Giampaolo ‘as a totally different idea of football’ compared to Walter Mazzarri and Moreno Longo.
Fiorentina captain German Pezzella trusts they can ‘carry on where we left off’ last season in today’s Serie A opener with Torino.
Fiorentina begin the season with Giacomo Bonaventura, Franck Ribery, Federico Chiesa and Christian Kouame, while Torino use Alex Berenguer with Andrea Belotti.
Marco Giampaolo has challenged Torino to ‘go and find out who we are’ when they start the new season against Fiorentina tomorrow.
Fiorentina coach Beppe Iachini said he believes ‘95 per cent of the squad’ has been set and counts on Federico Chiesa to continue fighting for the Viola colours.
The Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora has confirmed the reopening of sporting events to the public in Italy, with a maximum of 1000 spectators.
AIA has announced the referees for Serie A Week 1, with Marco Piccinini overseeing Juventus-Sampdoria and Federico La Penna the match official for Milan-Bologna.
Torino are said to be pursuing Uruguay and LAFC forward Brian Rodriguez, who shares an agent with Lucas Torreira.
Torino defender Gleison Bremer is now wanted by Fulham as well as Everton, claim Italian reports.
Bologna have officially announced the arrival of Lorenzo De Silvestri, who moves on a free transfer.
Sampdoria have officially announced a loan deal with an option to buy for Nicola Murru, who moves to Torino.
Torino coach Marco Giampaolo has reportedly targeted Lech Poznan attacker Filip Marchwinski with Sampdoria forward Gaston Ramirez as an alternative.
The FIGC President Gabriele Gravina has proposed a new format for Serie A, with ‘three phases and a Final Eight for the Scudetto’.
The FIGC presents their proposal to the governments for the reopening of stadiums in Italy, including transparent masks and social distancing of at least 2.25 metres.
Nicola Murru undergoes medical at Torino, set to reunite with former Sampdoria coach Marco Giampaolo.
Torino are reportedly on the verge of signing left-back Nicola Murru from Sampdoria.