Torino host Roma on Sunday afternoon without Andrea Belotti, Lyanco, Joel Obi and Cristian Ansaldi.
Roma face Torino without injured defenders Federico Fazio or Kostas Manolas, but Patrik Schick and Gregoire Defrel return.
Sinisa Mihajlovic trusts Torino can turn their recent performances around and surprise Roma. “They’re not perfect and we’re not in crisis.”
Eusebio Di Francesco insists Torino will be “more difficult” to prepare than Chelsea, but Roma have to build on that Stamford Bridge performance.
Patrik Schick and Gregoire Defrel could be back for Roma’s trip to Torino on Sunday after they trained with the first team on Friday.
Andrea Belotti’s doctor says his injury should last “three to four weeks”, but fears the Torino and Italy striker could be rushed back.
Luca Banti has been appointed to Napoli-Inter, as the Week 9 Serie A referees are announced.
Roma are likely to be without Kostas Manolas for their Champions League clash with Chelsea on Wednesday after he suffered a thigh strain.
Sinisa Mihajlovic insists Torino were “dominant” against Crotone, despite fighting back twice to scrape a stoppage-time 2-2 draw.
Torino came back twice to snatch a point in stoppages, as Crotone were left to rue what might’ve been.
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Andrea Belotti’s absence won’t be enough for Crotone Coach Davide Nicola to breathe a sigh of relief. “Torino are still dangerous.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic will start Umar Sadiq in place of injured Andrea Belotti and warned he’ll freeze out underperforming Torino substitutes against Crotone.
Andrea Belotti is reportedly on the verge of signing a new and improved contract with Torino, despite interest from Milan, Chelsea, Manchester United and PSG.
Torino defender Lyanco has confirmed that he faces an extended spell on the sidelines after damaging ankle ligaments.
Torino’s Tomas Rincon says he is “sorry to have used up so much ammunition” with Venezuela but insists “I’m ready to face Crotone.”
Torino are reportedly planning to tie down Italy striker Andrea Belotti to a new contract.
Vincenzo Montella asked for Nikola Kalinic and Milan could make another bid for Torino hitman Andrea Belotti, said Massimiliano Mirabelli.
Torino President Urbano Cairo denies a renewal is close for Sinisa Mihajlovic - “if we reach Europe, the renewal will be automatic”.