UDINESE NEWS

The Disciplinary Commission will reveal its verdicts on the betting trial, including Antonio Conte and Leonardo Bonucci, on Friday morning.
Udinese are preparing for tomorrow’s Champions League play-off draw, as they will face Spartak Moscow, Sporting Braga, Dynamo Kiev, Panathinaikos or Copenhagen.
Udinese have officially loaned three players to ‘satellite club’ Watford, as Almen Abdi, Matej Vydra and Steve Beleck A’Beka move to England.
Udinese continue to stutter in pre-season, although they held Schalke 04 to a creditable draw today.
Simone Pepe and Leonardo Bonucci’s lawyers explained why they are going to a full betting trial, but Simone Bentivoglio takes a 13-month plea bargain.
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci is also set to go to a full betting trial after plea bargain negotiations failed, as his lawyers picked apart the Udinese-Bari evidence.
FIGC prosecutor Stefano Palazzi outlined his case in the betting trial against Leonardo Bonucci, Simone Pepe and others over Udinese-Bari, Bologna-Bari, Bari-Lecce and Bari-Sampdoria.
Leonardo Bonucci could face a ban of three years and six months, Simone Pepe a year, Bologna -2 points and Lecce demoted to Lega Pro as the betting trial continues.
Francesco Guidolin has warned Udinese they need to “make progress fast” after another disappointing friendly setback.
Udinese’s search for a replacement for Samir Handanovic could end with Juventus’ reserve shot-stopper Marco Storari.
Udinese President Franco Soldati has opened the door for Juventus and Napoli target Pablo Armero. “He is the only player on the market.”
Antonio Di Natale reveals he turned down Milan, but “I wouldn’t leave Udinese even for Real Madrid.”
The agent of Pablo Armero has confirmed that Juventus are trying to do a deal with Udinese for his client.
The first game of the new Serie A season will take place in Tuscany when Fiorentina host Udinese, the Lega Serie A have confirmed.
Udinese have distanced themselves from reports that they could make a new bid for Juventus’ Michele Pazienza.
Antonio Di Natale resumed training with Udinese today after an extended post-Euro 2012 summer vacation.
Udinese are considering a bid for young Swiss international midfielder Fabian Frei from FC Basel.
Atalanta defeated Udinese in a special friendly match organised in memory of Piermario Morosini.
Luis Muriel is looking forward to playing for Udinese alongside Antonio Di Natale. “I can learn so much from him.”
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin isn’t looking forward to the start of the season following the unveiling of the Serie A fixtures.