Thursday June 9 2011
Bianchi pushed towards Serie A

New Torino boss Giampiero Ventura seems to be preparing for a Rolando Bianchi exit this summer.

Reports yesterday claimed that the striker would be sold and Ventura has suggested that he should be at a top-flight club.

"Bianchi is an important player, one who averages 20 goals a season," the tactician told Radio CRC.

"If a side like Napoli signed him then that would be a great swoop. He's a player that is ideal for Walter Mazzarri's tactics..

"Bianchi has consolidated himself as a player, he has his own dimension and he deserves to play in Serie A."

Napoli have been linked with Bianchi, but so too have Bologna, Parma and Catania over the last 48 hours.

"These are just newspaper stories for now," his agent brother Riccardo Bianchi told TorinoGranata. "I have spoken to nobody and nobody has contacted me.

"There is nothing new to report as I'm waiting to speak with the President. As it stands, Rolando will start pre-season with Torino seeing as he has a contract until 2013."

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