TORINO NEWS

Torino have brought Nicolas Nkoulou back from the cold after accepting the defender’s apology.
The referees for Serie A Week 3 are announced as Massimiliano Irrati will officiate the clash between Fiorentina and Juventus.
Antonio Conte is reportedly the highest-paid Coach in Serie A history on €11m per year at Inter, double the salary of second-placed Maurizio Sarri of Juventus.
Milan talent Gianluigi Donnarumma is the best performing goalkeeper in Europe’s top five leagues in 2019, with Torino’s Salvatore Sirigu in third place.
Torino President Urbano Cairo says ‘it’s time for Walter Mazzarri’s contract to be renewed’ and that fielding Italian players is ‘very important’ for Serie A clubs.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is Serie A’s runaway highest earner on €31m a season, with Matthijs de Ligt and Romelu Lukaku already second and third.
Juventus spent €719m on transfer fees to assemble the squad, but Manchester City are the first club to surpass €1bn.
Armando Izzo admits he “didn’t expect to start” Italy’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Finland, but he hopes to “be back in future!”
Torino legend Ciccio Graziani maintains wantaway Nicolas Nkoulou should be “suspended for at least four years without pay.”
Torino are ready to offer Coach Walter Mazzarri a new contract holding him to the club until June 2023.
Lorenzo Pellegrini is expected to start for Italy against Teemu Pukki’s Finland in this evening’s Euro 2020 qualifier, with several defensive changes.
There are several potential changes for Italy in their Euro 2020 trip to Finland, including Lorenzo Pellegrini, Armando Izzo and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the fastest striker in Serie A this season, the Juventus star hitting peaks of 34.62km/h at the age of 34, behind only Kostas Manolas.
Ex-Torino sporting director Gianluca Petrachi has denied ever promising Nicolas Nkoulou a summer transfer.
Simone Verdi is eyeing a return to the Italy squad after being unveiled as a Torino player for the second time but admits ‘I need to get back into form.’
Torino President Urbano Cairo has called on Nicolas Nkoulou to clear the air with the club directly, ‘not through interviews with L’Equipe.’
Nicolas Nkoulou has pledged his commitment to Torino after a rocky couple of weeks but suggested that they went back on their ‘promise’ to sell him.
Andrea Belotti “thanked Emerson for the cross” and explained some of his misses after a brace helped Italy beat Armenia 3-1.
Torino new boys Simone Verdi says ‘I can’t wait to go out on the pitch with this shirt’ after completing his return from Napoli.
Italy are expected to start Federico Chiesa, Andrea Belotti and Federico Bernardeschi, with Alessio Romagnoli in defence, but the doubt against Armenia is in midfield.