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Wednesday June 8 2016
Empoli: 'Mario Rui to Roma advanced'

Empoli confirm “negotiations are at an advanced stage” for Mario Rui to Roma, while “at least four or five clubs want Riccardo Saponara.”

Today Mario Rui’s agent claimed Empoli had accepted an offer from Roma, but President Fabrizio Corsi was more cautious.

“The negotiations are at an advanced stage and are continuing over the next few days, based on a loan with mandatory option to buy,” Corsi told Tuttomercatoweb.

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Wednesday May 18 2016
Empoli confirm Pasqual talks
Manuel Pasqual left Fiorentina after 11 years, but doesn’t seem to be going very far, as Empoli confirmed they’re in talks.
 
The full-back was not offered a new contract and will therefore be a free agent this summer.
 
“We are thinking about Pasqual because he is a good guy,” Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi told Lady Radio.
 
“We have to buy two full-backs anyway, because M
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Monday May 16 2016
Corsi: ‘Giampaolo deserves Milan’

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi says Coach Marco Giampaolo ‘deserves the Milan job’ and reveals foreign interest in Riccardo Saponara.

Giampaolo took over from Maurizio Sarri last summer and took the Tuscan side to 10th place in his first season, before confirming on Saturday that he’ll leave at the end of the season.

He has been heavily linked with the Rossoneri job and today Corsi responded to those rumours.

“He deserves it,” Corsi said to Supernews.

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Sunday May 15 2016
Corsi confirms Tonelli to Napoli

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi confirms Lorenzo Tonelli’s move to Napoli will be “formalised next week”.

Partenopei President Aurelio De Laurentiis announced last night that there was a deal in place for the centre-back, who has spent his entire career with the Tuscan side.

“We had an embrace with Tonelli for a long time and then we moved away,” Corsi said on Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli.

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Monday April 25 2016
'Sarri problem is Napoli environment'

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi discusses his former Coach Maurizio Sarri: 'His problem is Napoli's environment'.

On from the President's discussion of Roma's Luciano Spalletti, Corsi went on to comment on his other pupil, Sarri, who had a stunning first season with Napoli in Serie A.

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Monday April 25 2016
Corsi: 'Spalletti not supported'

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi says his protege Luciano Spalletti is not supported at Roma in his clashes with Francesco Totti.

The owner of the Serie A Azzurri minnows was cardinal in the careers of both Spalletti and Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri, employing them as Coaches at early stages in their career.

In an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corsi spoke his mind on the disagreement between the Giallorossi Coach and the iconic captain Francesco Totti, who is nearing the end of his career.

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Monday April 11 2016
Empoli 'rejected €13m for Tonelli'

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi confirmed he “rejected €13m” for Lorenzo Tonelli in January and there is no Lazio deal.

The centre-back has also been linked with Napoli and Roma, but there were reports of advanced negotiations with Lazio.

“Are you kidding?” replied Corsi on Radio Incontro Olympia. “I respect Lazio President Claudio Lotito, but anyone talking about negotiations that have already started or even concluded between Empoli and Lazio, adding the inclusion of other players, is inventing a reality that does not exist.

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Monday April 11 2016
Corsi: ‘Giampaolo renewal shortly’

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi says ‘renewal talks will happen shortly’ for Coach Marco Giampaolo.

The tactician has been one of the surprise successes of the season, continuing the good work of his predecessor Maurizio Sarri by taking the club to mid-table safety.

Empoli defeated Tuscan rivals Fiorentina 2-0 on Sunday and Giampaolo has been linked with a move to La Viola if Paulo Sousa leaves.

The 48-year-old’s current deal expires on 30 June, but Corsi assured fans that he will be offered an extension shortly.

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Wednesday April 6 2016
Corsi: 'Giampaolo good for Viola'

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi believes his current Coach Marco Giampaolo would be suited to Fiorentina.

The two Tuscan rivals face off this weekend, but there are reports Paulo Sousa will leave over the summer and Giampaolo is among the candidates to take over.

“As well as being a great Coach, Giampaolo is also a very calm person and capable of dealing with pressure, of which there is plenty in Florence,” Empoli President Corsi told Radio Blu.

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Wednesday April 6 2016
‘Roma, Napoli wanted Tonelli’

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi reveals the Tuscan side turned down January offers from Napoli and Roma for Lorenzo Tonelli.

The defender has been linked with Fiorentina and Lazio, but it appears there is interest from across Serie A.

“Roma and Napoli made offers that Empoli aren’t used to hearing for a defender in the January transfer window,” Corsi revealed on Radio Blu.

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