Last year was another disappointment for the Blucerchiati fans as the Genoa side finished near to relegation than European football. They haven’t signed anyone notable over the summer but capable manager Walter Novellino will want to have a much different season this year.
Goal: Either UEFA Cup or Champions League qualification
Prediction: Top half of the table finish
Players In: 5 DF Pietro Accardi (from Palermo) 7 MF Christian Maggio (on loan from Fiorentina) 8 MF Ruben Olivera (on loan from Juventus) 11 MF Massimo Bonanni (from Palermo) (co-ownership) 18 MF Andrea Parola (from Ascoli) 20 FW Emiliano Bonazzoli (from Parma and Reggina) 21 MF Daniele Franceschini (from Chievo) 23 DF Christian Terlizzi (from Palermo) (co-ownership) 27 FW Fabio Quagliarella (from Ascoli) 40 MF Gennaro Del Vecchio (return from Lecce) 46 DF Mirko Pieri (from Udinese) (co-ownership) 99 GK Gianluca Berti (from ACF Fiorentina) (free transfer) –– MF Saidi Oluseyi Adeshokan (on loan from Internazionale) –– DF Ivan Zivanovic (from FK Smederevo) Players Out: 3 DF Marco Zamboni (return to Reggina) 5 DF Moris Carrozzieri (to Atalanta) (co-ownership) 6 MF Mark Edusei (to Catania) (co-ownership) 7 MF Andrea Gasbarroni (to Juventus F.C.) (end of loan spell) 8 MF Samuele Dalla Bona (to AC Milan) (end of loan spell) 11 FW Mattia Marchesetti (to Chievo via Cremonese) (end of loan spell) 12 GK Daniele Padelli (on loan to F.C. Crotone) 13 FW Vitali Kutuzov (to Parma) (co-ownership with Milan) 14 DF Marcello Castellini (to Bologna) 21 GK Francesco Antonioli (to Bologna) 22 MF Max Tonetto (to AS Roma) 26 DF Marco Pisano (to Palermo) 27 FW Corrado Colombo (co-ownership to Brescia) 28 DF Mark Iuliano (to Messina) (free transfer) 29 MF Gionata Mingozzi (on loan to U.S. Lecce) 32 DF Simone Pavan (Livorno) (free transfer) 32 FW Christian Vieri (from Monaco, to Atalanta) 34 MF Aimo Diana (to Palermo) 82 MF Luca Antonini (on loan to Siena) (co-ownership with Milan) FW Thomas Job (return from Cremonese, co-ownership to Ascoli) DF Maurizio Domizzi (to Napoli) (co-ownership)