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Friday August 22 2014
2014-15 Serie A preview - Roma, Lazio, Verona, Empoli

Football Italia concludes its 2014-15 season preview coverage with reports on Roma, Lazio, Empoli and Verona.

A time of year when every Serie A side has hope of what's to come, Football Italia profiles every Serie A side heading into the 2014-15 campaign, at a time of the year when every Coach, player and President should hold hope of what's to come...

On Monday we analysed Atalanta, Fiorentina, Milan and Sampdoria and on Tuesday we previewed Cagliari, Genoa, Napoli and Sassuolo's respective campaigns.

Following Wednesday's look at Europa League hopefuls Inter and Torino and newly-promoted duo Palermo and Cesena, was Thursday's analysis on defending champions Juventus, as well as Parma, Chievo and Udinese.

Today we conclude things with a look at Scudetto hopefuls Roma, city rivals Lazio and optimistic pair Empoli and Verona.

EMPOLI

A striker partnership with a combined age of 69 is the reason Empoli have hope of Serie A survival, argues Richard Thomas. Read more

 

LAZIO

A new Coach and a number of new players have arrived at Lazio this summer, as the club look to start again, reports Alasdair Mackenzie.  Read more

 

ROMA

Last season's positive work sees Roma expected to balance a return to the Champions League with a Scudetto push, reflects Andrea Tallarita. Read more

 

VERONA

Some big names have left the club this summer, but Rossella Marrai is tipping Verona to prove themselves again as a top-flight side in 2014-15. Read more

 

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Have your say...
The capital clubs have done the best business out of the bigger clubs in the league for me. Juve have done the exact opposite of what they needed to do. Signed 4/5 squad players, rather than 1 or 2 top class talents. The money for Morata, Pereyra and Romulo would of gotten them Alexis Sanchez or Iturbe. No idea what the thinking is. They'd built a great platform, now they needed to add further quality
on the 23rd August, 2014 at 11:33am

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