UDINESE NEWS

Italy CT Roberto Mancini is reportedly tracking foreign-born Sebastian Driussi, Ignacio Pussetto and Luiz Felipe.
Roma are holding their breath after Kostas Manolas appeared to sprain his ankle while playing for Greece.
Davide Nicola warns “it won’t be easy” at Udinese but “that’s what makes reaching an objective all the more satisfying".
Udinese have officially fired Coach Julio Velazquez and appointed Davide Nicola as his replacement.
Udinese technical director Daniele Pradè appears to offer support to Coach Julio Velazquez - but admits talking to other tacticians.
Udinese are reportedly in contract talks with Davide Nicola, with Julio Velazquez to be sacked.
Former Udinese Coach Igor Tudor has emerged as the favourite to replace Ivan Juric as Genoa’s third tactician in five weeks.
Join us for all the action from today’s six Serie A games, including Atalanta-Inter, Roma-Sampdoria, Sassuolo-Lazio and Milan v Juventus.
Udinese and Genoa have reportedly both set their sights on Davide Nicola if they fire Lucas Velazquez and Ivan Juric.
Giuseppe Iachini won on his Empoli debut, but Udinese missed a penalty and had many more scoring opportunities on their way to another defeat.
Check the official line-ups for this afternoon’s Serie A games Roma v Sampdoria, Chievo v Bologna and Empoli v Udinese.
Beppe Iachini makes his debut on the Empoli bench in a relegation dogfight with fellow strugglers Udinese. “We can’t just be pretty to watch.”
Roma are considering loaning out Patrik Schick in January for more playing time, according to reports.
Paolo Mazzoleni has been announced as the referee for Sunday night’s Juventus-Milan game at San Siro.
Udinese Coach Julio Velazquez is under pressure, with reports Davide Nicola or Francesco Guidolin could replace him.
Former Udinese and Swansea City boss Francesco Guidolin is reportedly a leading candidate to take over EFL Championship side Reading.
Milan Coach Gennaro Gattuso has escaped with a warning after being sent to the stands in the win over Udinese.
Julio Velazquez insists Udinese “deserved at least a point, but can’t give the ball away that cheaply in the final minute” against Milan.
Gennaro Gattuso explained Gonzalo Higuain’s back problem and the dramatic last-gasp win in Udine. “We suffered, but deserved the victory.”
Gonzalo Higuain went off injured in Milan’s 1-0 win over Udinese, but initial reports suggest it is just a bruise and he should face Juventus.