EMPOLI NEWS

Marco Giampaolo insists Empoli “won’t change our style of football” against Milan at San Siro tonight.
Mario Balotelli and Juraj Kucka are in the Milan squad against Empoli tomorrow, but Alessandro Matri is out.
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic admits President Silvio Berlusconi was ‘disappointed’ by defeat to Fiorentina.
Sinisa Mihajlovic confirms Mario Balotelli will be in the Milan squad to face Empoli - ‘we might need him’.
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says Mario Balotelli’s success or failure ‘depends on him’.
Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo respects Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic’s decision not to play him - ‘the good of the team comes first’.
Riccardo Saponara insists he never thought about leaving Empoli to join Napoli - ‘I wanted to stay here’.
Of the Scudetto contenders, only Inter won the opening game with last-gasp Stevan Jovetic, as 10-man Milan fell to Fiorentina and Napoli lost at Sassuolo.
Follow the build-up and action from all seven Serie A evening games, including Fiorentina v Milan, Napoli at Sassuolo, Inter host Atalanta and Palermo-Genoa.
Coach Marco Giampaolo is grateful to be back in Serie A, but warns: 'There are no games for Empoli in this championship'.
Empoli became the second Serie A side to be knocked out of the Coppa Italia, going down 1-0 at home to Vicenza.
The Second Round of the Coppa Italia was played today, so Milan, Torino, Verona and more discover their opponents.
Empoli have reportedly found a deal for Crotone's Raffaele Maiello and are probing for Genoa's Isaac Cofie, while Inter's Cristiano Biraghi remains uncertain.
Genoa earned a 1-0 friendly victory over fellow Serie A side Empoli with a Diego Perotti decider.
Manuel Pucciarelli officially extended his contract with Empoli for another season, and will play for them until summer 2018.
Napoli have officially confirmed the signing of Empoli defender Elseid Hysaj on a permanent basis.
Elseid Hysaj will undergo his Napoli medical today before completing the transfer from Empoli.
Empoli defender Elseid Hysaj is on the verge of becoming a Napoli player, after reportedly agreeing a five-year contract.
Riccardo Saponara wants to prove that Empoli's endurance in Serie A is 'not an accident', and that they don't need 'big names'.
Empoli sporting director Marcello Carli confirms a €5m deal with Napoli for Elseid Hysaj, who calls it ‘a dream’.