UDINESE NEWS

Ivan Cordoba admits Inter slipped up on May 5, 2002 but “if it weren’t for other incidents it’d have been a different story”.
Udinese have drawn the ire of Juventus fans, by raising ticket prices to €55 for their game on October 22.
Milan are reportedly considering a January swoop for Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto.
Udinese midfielder Valon Behrami has been diagnosed with a thigh strain and won’t join Switzerland for international duty.
With Napoli sitting solo at the summit of Serie A, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 7’s action.
Luigi Del Neri admits his dismissal was “almost certain” if Udinese had failed to beat Sampdoria, so the 4-0 victory “keeps the project going.”
Marco Giampaolo suffered his first defeat of the season, a 4-0 hammering by Udinese, but “hopefully the slap in the face will do us good.”
Udinese ended their crisis with a 4-0 result, including two penalties, and inflicted the first defeat of the season on 10-man Sampdoria.
Milan “already regret buying Leonardo Bonucci and wish they’d spent that money on a top striker,” claims Pierpaolo Marino.
Sampdoria try to maintain their unbeaten record with a trip to Udinese, as Duvan Zapata and Fabio Quagliarella face their old club.
Sampdoria’s Duvan Zapata has vowed not to celebrate if he scores against Udinese but is disappointed his former club did not do more to keep him.
Luca Banti has been appointed as the referee for this week’s Milan-Roma game, the AIA has announced.
Everton sent scouts to view Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto, joining Milan, Arsenal and Juventus in the race for the Czech international.
The viewing figures for Serie A have dropped by around three million compared to this time last season.
Andrea Stramaccioni insists he’ll remain with Sparta Prague “until at least the end of the season”.
Udinese’s Valon Behrami says it is down to the club’s senior players to improve squad morale as they prepare to face a training retreat.
Diego Perotti is in doubt for Roma’s games against Qarabag and Milan after needing 10 stitches for a gash on his leg.
Gigi Del Neri is under pressure after Udinese are ordered into a training retreat, as the match with Sampdoria could be decisive.
Eusebio Di Francesco’s men needed just 45 minutes to beat Udinese. But how did they do in Football Italia’s ratings?
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s three Serie A games, as Roma host Udinese, Napoli visit SPAL and there’s the huge Turin Derby.