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Wednesday July 10 2019
'Only details between Bennacer & Milan'

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi assures only ‘details’ separate Milan and Ismael Bennacer, who would be ‘foolish’ not to make the move.

Links between Bennacer and Milan have gone quiet since it was reported they had agreed a deal for the midfielder, but Corsi is still expecting the transfer go through.

“Something’s still missing between his representatives and Milan, but I don’t think it’s anything big,” he told Calciomercato.com.

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Wednesday June 12 2019
Paratici in London for Chelsea talks

Juventus director Fabio Paratici is in London, as Maurizio Sarri has been “grumbling and a bit pessimistic” about Chelsea releasing him.

It has been said for days now that Sarri has a deal with Juve and Chelsea had agreed to release him from his contract by mutual consent after just one year.

However, the exit is continually delayed amid reports in Italy that Chelsea changed their minds, as they’ll only let him go with some form of compensation.

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Wednesday June 12 2019
'Sarri trouble getting away from Chelsea'

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi confirms Maurizio Sarri “is having problems getting away from Chelsea, but Juventus told me on Saturday they trust it’ll be done.”

The Coach has reportedly been on the verge of a move to Juve for weeks now, but the termination of his contract by mutual consent is continually put off.

“Sarri is having problems getting away from Chelsea,” his old Empoli President Corsi told Telelombardia.

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Wednesday June 12 2019
Empoli: Juve have Traore deal

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi has confirmed that Juventus are on the verge of signing midfielder Hamed Traore.

Traore had been close to signing for Fiorentina, but a change in ownership at the Artemio Franchi put that deal on the backburner.

He is now set to join Juve, although not for long as he is expected to be loaned to Sassuolo, in part exchange for defender Merih Demiral.

“We’re working to close the deal with Juve. Everything is set, we’re just missing the signatures now,” Corsi told Tuttomercatoweb.

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Monday May 27 2019
'Conditions for Di Lorenzo to Napoli'

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi has confirmed that ‘the conditions are there’ for Giovanni Di Lorenzo to join Napoli.

Di Lorenzo is believed to be closing in on a switch to Napoli, and Corsi admitted he would be ‘happy’ if the right-back joined the Serie A runners-up.

“These lads started yesterday’s match a bit intimidated, but then they exploded,” he told reporters.

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Sunday May 26 2019
Spalletti's deep bonds with Empoli

Inter must beat Empoli today for Champions League football, but Luciano Spalletti’s links with club, President and Coach go back a very long way.

It kicks off at 19.30 UK time (18.30 GMT), click here for a match preview.

This is no ordinary game for Spalletti, even without the issue of needing a victory to ensure a top four finish.

He hails from Certaldo, a town that is in the province of Florence, but is technically closer to Empoli.

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Thursday April 4 2019
'Empoli would gladly give Bennacer...'

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi has revealed that he would ‘gladly’ sell midfielder Ismael Bennacer to Napoli.

Having only lost to a Moise Kean goal against Juventus last weekend, Empoli followed up with a 2-1 victory over Napoli on Wednesday, lifting themselves out of the relegation zone.

“We had a great game, it’s not the first time that we have against a big team,”  Corsi told TuttoNapoli.net.

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Monday April 1 2019
'Napoli, Roma & Inter like Bennacer'

Empoli’s President has claimed that Napoli, Roma and Inter are all interested in signing midfielder Ismael Bennacer.

Speaking to Radio CRC on Monday, Fabrizio Corsi confessed all three clubs were looking at Bennacer but suggested Roma were leading the pack as Daniele De Rossi had already ‘asked’ about the one-time Arsenal youngster.

“He’s a good player, assessments are made over time,” he told Radio CRC.

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Friday January 11 2019
Empoli: Inter want Traore, Bennacer...

Empoli’s President has revealed Inter ‘recently asked us’ about Hamed Traore but warned Roma that Ismael Bennacer will stay in January.

Traore and Bennacer have enjoyed breakthrough campaigns in Empoli’s midfield this season, and Fabrizio Corsi was quizzed on the young pair’s future

“There are three teams who have asked us about Traore recently,” he told Radio Radio.

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Tuesday November 6 2018
Corsi: ‘Compliments, but not points’

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi explains the sacking of Aurelio Andreazzoli - “we got compliments, but those don’t bring you points…”

The former Roma Coach was sacked yesterday, on his 65th birthday, following the 5-0 defeat to Napoli at the weekend.

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