NEWS
Friday July 17 2020
Permanent Sassuolo move for Haraslin

Sassuolo have reportedly triggered the obligation to buy Lechia Gdansk loanee Lukas Haraslin for €1.5m after having secured their place in Serie A.

As the club mathematically secured a new contract in the top-flight, the Neroverdi were obligated to sign Gregoire Defrel from Roma.

Now, Haraslin is next in line, according to Sassuolonews.net, and the Slovakia international will remain at the Mapei Stadium.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Tuesday January 7 2020
Piatek or Defrel for Villa?

Aston Villa are reportedly considering moves for Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek and Sassuolo forward Gregoire Defrel this month.

A new No 9 is a priority for Villa following an ACL injury to first choice Wesley, and The Telegraph claims they are shopping in Serie A.

The pair have struggled for form in 2019-20, scoring a combined tally of five goals, although Defrel has also been out since November with an ankle injury.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Wednesday November 20 2019
Defrel blow for Sassuolo

Sassuolo have been dealt a blow after striker Gregoire Defrel picked up an ankle injury.

Sassuolo’s official website explains Defrel pulled up in training on Wednesday and was later found to have suffered an injury to the capsular ligaments in his left ankle.

The Frenchman only returned to the Neroverdi from Roma over the summer.

Despite commanding a reported €16m, he has managed just one goal in eight appearances so far this season.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Tuesday September 24 2019
De Zerbi: 'Defrel a revelation'

Sassuolo Coach Roberto De Zerbi targets victory in Parma, while admitting Gregoire Defrel is “a revelation” and Domenico Berardi “among Italy’s top five talents.”

It kicks off on Wednesday at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

The Neroverdi have won both home games comfortably and lost both away, so will be on their toes for this trip to the Tardini.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Wednesday September 4 2019
Defrel: 'Get me on your fantasy team'

Gregoire Defrel is so confident he’ll rediscover his scoring touch at Sassuolo that he urged people to “get me on your Fantasy Football team!”

The Roma striker returned to his old club, but had been on the verge of extending his Sampdoria stay or joining Cagliari during the final days of the transfer window.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Friday August 30 2019
OFFICIAL: Roma sign Smalling, sell Defrel

Roma have officially signed Manchester United defender Chris Smalling on a season-long loan and sent Gregoire Defrel back to Sassuolo.

Roma have paid €3m to take Smalling on loan for the 2019-20 campaign but have not negotiated an option to buy.

The 29-year-old joined United from Fulham in 2010 and went on to make over 300 appearances for the Red Devils, winning two Premier League titles, two domestic cups and the Europa League.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Thursday August 29 2019
Defrel agrees Sassuolo return

Sassuolo have agreed a deal to bring back Roma striker Gregoire Defrel on loan with obligation to buy.

It was reported earlier that Sassuolo had overtaken Sampdoria in the race for Defrel.

Now, Gianluca Di Marzio and Calciomercato.com are reporting an agreement has been reached for the Frenchman to return.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Thursday August 29 2019
Sassuolo favourites for Defrel

Despite Sampdoria confidence, Sassuolo are now the favourites to sign Roma striker Gregoire Defrel.

Samp President Massimo Ferrero said on Tuesday evening that he was expecting the green light from Defrel.

However, subsequent reports claim the Blucerchiati are close to taking Fiorentina hitman Giovanni Simeone on loan.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Wednesday August 28 2019
Rigoni and Simeone for Samp

Sampdoria are reportedly close to both Zenit’s Emiliano Rigoni and Fiorentina striker Giovanni Simeone, on loan with option to buy.

According to Sportitalia and Tuttomercatoweb, negotiations are down to the details for Rigoni following today’s meeting with the Russian club.

It would be a loan with option to buy, that becomes an obligation once he has played a certain number of games.

This is a return to Serie A after Rigoni’s disappointing six months with Atalanta last year.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Wednesday August 28 2019
Ferrero: Defrel to Samp, Vialli...

Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says Gregoire Defrel will return from Roma but that Gianluca Vialli’s proposed takeover is ‘the joke of the summer’.

Competition for Defrel has been fierce, with Cagliari long on his trail and Sassuolo threatening to break through.

However, Ferrero is ‘more than confident’ the striker will be back at Samp soon.

“Defrel will give us the green light tomorrow,” he told reporters in Milan.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow