UDINESE NEWS

Francesco Guidolin has told Udinese they “must not underestimate Young Boys” ahead of Thursday’s Europa League match.
Francesco Guidolin praised 10-man Udinese and Giovanni Stroppa saw a lack of Pescara character.
Udinese beat Pescara despite being down to 10 men, but Sampdoria’s dismissal cost them in Parma and Chievo held Fiorentina.
Francesco Guidolin is feeling the strain after a break for international duty and goes into Udinese-Pescara noting “I like the idea of an 18-team Serie A.”
Francesco Guidolin will be on the bench for Udinese-Pescara after his touchline ban was revoked.
Udinese striker Maicousel has spoken about his infamous penalty miss against Sporting Braga in August's Champions League play-off.
Udinese were never an option for Italian international Alessandro Diamanti during the summer, his agent has confirmed.
A day after extending the contract of Giampiero Pinzi, Udinese have done the same for left-back Giovanni Pasquale.
Giampiero Pinzi has officially extended his contract with Udinese until June 2016.
Udinese and Parma are doing battle on the transfer market for Japanese international Keijiro Ogawa.
Francesco Guidolin performed some tests with his Udinese side and warned Pablo Armero “has to rediscover his enthusiasm.”
Udinese won their friendly test with Nd Gorica 1-0 thanks to a goal from Maicosuel.
Udinese celebrated captain Antonio Di Natale’s 35th birthday with a special Golden Ball cake and noted “he is like an adopted son.”
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin has admitted it is an honour to be shortlisted for FIFA Coach of the Year.
Udinese’s Antonio Di Natale insists it will be impossible for him to win the Golden Ball. “Cristiano Ronaldo deserves it.”
Six Italian players are on the initial shortlist for the 2012 Golden Ball, the Gazzetta dello Sport has revealed.
Marco Davide Faraoni should be available for action when Serie A resumes despite fracturing his left hand.
Walter Mazzarri admits Udinese made it “very difficult” for Napoli and is already looking ahead to the top of the table showdown with Juventus.
Napoli squeezed past Udinese with a hard-fought 2-1 victory to stay joint top of the table with Juventus, but it was far from easy.
It’s bound to be an exhilarating encounter as Edinson Cavani’s Napoli take on Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese.