EMPOLI NEWS

Antonio Conte is reportedly considering Southampton forward Graziano Pelle for his Italy squad, but Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli are in doubt.
Empoli assistant manager Francesco Calzona stood in for the suspended Maurizio Sarri against Chievo. “We want our first win.”
Eugenio Corini believes Chievo “are on the right track” after their first draw of the season against Empoli.
Cagliari took a shock 4-1 victory over 10-man Inter at San Siro, but Milan were held by Cesena and Torino stalled Fiorentina.
Chievo Coach Eugenio Corini has highlighted the importance of Sunday’s home fixture against Empoli.
Empoli’s Mirko Valdifiori is the only player suspended after Week 4 of Serie A, and he is joined in the stands by Maurizio Sarri.
President Silvio Berlusconi again claimed “Milan win if Pippo Inzaghi listens to my advice.”
Ex-Milan striker Maurizio Ganz wants “to see Fernando Torres, Giampaolo Pazzini and Giacomo Bonaventura together.”
Milan confirmed Marco van Ginkel, on loan from Chelsea, has suffered ligament damage to his ankle.
Maurizio Sarri said “referees are victims” and revealed why he was sent off in Empoli’s 2-2 draw with Milan.
Fernando Torres was “very happy with my first goal” for Milan and in Serie A, but wanted victory against Empoli.
Pippo Inzaghi admits he “really can’t explain” how Milan defended on Empoli set plays. “We studied them for two days.”
Milan came back from 2-0 down for a 2-2 draw at Empoli with Fernando Torres scoring on his full Serie A debut.
Milan aim to get back on track after Juventus with Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel starting against Empoli.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti said tonight’s line-up against Empoli was dictated “by tactics, not fatigue.”
Fernando Torres could make his first start for new club Milan tonight, as the Rossoneri visit newly-promoted Empoli.
Empoli Coach Maurizio Sarri believes tonight’s Week 4 opponents Milan are a different side under Filippo Inzaghi.
Pippo Inzaghi has deflected criticism from Silvio Berlusconi and made clear that Milan are only focused on their next game, against Empoli.
Pippo Inzaghi has named 23 players in his Milan squad to face Empoli, including Jeremy Menez, but not Michael Essien.
Speculation is that Fernando Torres could be in line for a first start with Milan tomorrow, but that Jeremy Menez may miss out.