Iago Falque believes Torino will have a good season “if we can do well at the back” after his last-gasp winner at Benevento.
Benevento Coach Marco Baroni concedes the last-gasp 1-0 home defeat to Torino “hurt more than the others.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits “Benevento absolutely did not deserve to lose, but last season Torino lost this sort of game.”
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Torino rode their luck on several occasions and thanked Salvatore Sirigu, but stunned Benevento in stoppages with Iago Falque.
Benevento are considering a change of Coach if Marco Baroni doesn’t turn things around against Torino and Napoli, claim Sportitalia.
Alberto Zaccheroni sees Juventus and Napoli fighting for the Scudetto, moody Inter and Roma, Milan and Torino eyeing the top four.
Inter host Spal in the early kick-off, then Milan visit Lazio, Fiorentina take on Verona and this evening Napoli are in Bologna.
Sinisa Mihajlovic believes Torino is “the right environment” for M’Baye Niang and Adem Ljajic to become great players, starting with Benevento.
Torino are wasting no time introducing their new signings against Benevento, including M’Baye Niang, Umar Sadiq and Cristian Ansaldi.
Torino director Gianluca Petrachi confirms Milan tried to use M’Baye Niang as a bargaining chip for Andrea Belotti, “but the offer was unsuitable.”
Sampdoria-Roma is postponed due to weather warnings, but Juventus host Chievo today, then Inter take on Spal, Milan visit Lazio, Napoli are in Bologna.
Nicolas Burdisso had “offers from Italy and Spain that were more economically advantageous, but he wanted Torino.”
Torino President Urbano Cairo suggests Serie A games be played as far abroad as China, even the Turin Derby with Juventus.
Benevento Coach Marco Baroni has named his squad to face Torino on Sunday, including Vittorio Parigini and Achraf Lazaar.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini reveals he “turned down €25m” in transfers to keep his stars for a swift return to Serie A.
Torino sporting director Gianluca Petrachi joins the calls for a shorter Serie A transfer window.
Argentine club Independiente have announced the signing of left-back Gaston Silva from Torino.
M’Baye Niang could cost €100m one day, Cristian Ansaldi “has Javier Zanetti’s thighs” and Nicolas Burdisso is “an animal”, according to a Genoa scout.
Davide Zappacosta insists the 3-0 defeat in Spain “made Italy realise many things” and kept his eyes on the prize of World Cup qualification.