Empoli will have to fight hard for their future in the top flight as they get ready to travel to Palermo.
It is matchday seven in the Italian Serie A as league leaders Juventus travel to Tuscany to face a lacklustre Empoli side, while second placed Napoli will try and take the challenge to Juventus as they travel to Atalanta. Milan face one of their bogey sides in Serie A - Sassuolo at the Stadio San Siro.
Liverpool and Manchester City are reportedly interested in Roma's midfielder Leandro Paredes, but face competition from Juventus and Monaco.
The 22 year old Polish midfielder Piotr Zielinski who missed Poland's exit to Portugal on penalties on Thursday has been linked with a move to Liverpool but AC Milan might attempt to hijack the move for the Empoli midfielder.
In the latest round of rumours linking Chelsea with players from the Serie A, the Blues' incoming manager Antonio Conte is said to be interested in Inter Milan's Jeison Murillo and Roma's Leandro Paredes.
High flying Napoli will be hoping to retain top spot in the Serie A league table when they host eighth place Empoli at the Stadio San Paolo on Sunday evening in Naples.
The young Empoli attacking midfielder has progressed in leaps and bounds in recent times, and will surely earn himself a big move this summer as a result. It was a dream come true for Riccardo Saponara after agreeing to the terms on a move that would see him arrive at his beloved AC Milan in the summer of 2013. Milan were looking to rebuild following the sales of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva, and for Saponara it was a proud moment to join the club where his idol Kaka played. Mattia De Sciglio and Stephan El Shaarawy had already established themselves as starters in Milan’s first team, and Saponara was expected to follow suit along with Bryan Cristante. However, things did not go according to plan as the philosophy of focusing on youth changed before the transfer window closed. Ironically it was Kaka who prevented Saponara from realising his dream in the iconic red and black shirt. The Italian playmaker would […]
Furious AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic hit out at his side despite new recruits Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano hitting maiden Serie A goals in a 2-1 victory over Empoli on Saturday.
Juventus kicked off their title defense on thirtieth of August last year in a season that saw the likes of Palermo, Empoli and Cesena make their way into Italian top-tier. Despite falling short of entertainment and quality that Premier League offers in plethora, Serie A did not fail to live up to the expectation. THT discusses seven moments that made massive impact in Serie A. Massimiliano Allegri made sure Juventus remained undisputed. Resignation of Antonio Conte and appointment of sacked AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri was not received well amongst the Juventus supporters, but the 47-year-old made the pattern was not arrested as the men in white and black claimed their fourth consecutive title. The Old Lady had four games to spare and needed a single point off the Sampordia fixture, but Arturo Vidal won things in style for the Turin club heading past a helpless Emiliano Viviano in the first half. Days later, Juventus completed the double with a […]
11th placed AC Milan host an Empoli just four points above the relegation zone on Sunday with both the respective managers under huge pressure.