VERONA NEWS

Andrea Mandorlini told Verona “every game will be a battle this season” after their 3-1 victory over Parma.
Fiorentina scraped a 4-3 thriller over Palermo and Sampdoria saw off Empoli, while Gianfranco Zola celebrated his first Cagliari win over Cesena.
Cagliari presented new buys Zeljko Brkic and Alejandro Gonzalez, while Josef Husbauer and Duje Cop undergo medicals.
Cagliari have confirmed that they have signed Alejandro Gonzalez from Verona, on an initial loan deal.
Andrea Mandorlini said Verona should be pleased with “a good point in a difficult stadium” at Empoli.
Maurizio Sarri is frustrated by Empoli’s 0-0 stalemate with Verona. “We don’t make the most of our chances.”
Sassuolo conquered San Siro to shock Milan, while nine-man Fiorentina fell to bottom club Parma. Palermo wrecked Gianfranco Zola’s Cagliari debut.
Cagliari reportedly have a deal to sign defender Alejandro Gonzalez on loan from Verona.
Hellas Verona are being linked with a possible loan bid for Olympique Marseille’s Brazilian defender Doria.
Empoli kick off 2015 at home to Verona, aiming to extend their seven-round unbeaten run and a dire streak for Hellas.
Verona veteran Luca Toni reveals the biggest regrets of his long career are Juventus, Roma and Inter, but has advice on improving Italian football.
Hellas Verona and Empoli are both interested in taking Australia international Josh Brillante off Fiorentina.
Andrea Mandorlini said Chievo won the Verona derby not through their own credit, but “down to a big mistake from the linesman.”
Rolando Maran hailed Chievo for playing “with character and courage” to beat local rivals Verona 1-0.
Alberto Paloschi’s late goal gave Chievo bragging rights in the Derby di Verona, beating ‘home’ team Hellas.
Luca Toni leads the line as Hellas take on Chievo in the Derby di Verona, today’s early kick-off.
Andrea Mandorlini believes Luca Toni will be the deciding factor in today’s Derby di Verona. “There’s a lot of pressure.”
Rolando Maran told Verona “it won’t be easy” in the derby against his Chievo side today.
Luca Toni has defended Verona’s form as he looks ahead to this weekend’s Derby della Scala with Chievo.
After the top four faced off this weekend Roma moved to within a point of Juventus, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 15.