Despite Torino inching closer to securing Samuele Ricci on an extension deal, there is threat from the neighboring city of Milan for the Empoli product.

Five of the Best Serie A Young Players in 2022: Ricci, Rovella & Pobega

Serie A is filled with a plethora of young players ready to light up the footballing world in years to come, including a number of Italian players who could lead the Azzurri back to the World Cup after failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, as well as the upcoming 2022 World Cup in Qatar. This includes names such as Samuele Ricci, Nicolo Rovella, Tommaso Pobega, Giorgio Scalvini and Mattia Viti. So, here is our list of five of the best Serie A young players in 2022. 
Juventus were in control here as they secured a 2-0 victory away to Bologna on Saturday evening thanks to goals from Alvaro Morata and Juan Cuadrado. 

Bologna vs Juventus 0-2: Cuadrado Smashes Juve to Victory

Juventus were in control here as they secured a 2-0 victory away to Bologna in Serie A on Saturday evening,  thanks to goals from Alvaro Morata and Juan Cuadrado. It was hard to see the pitch early on at the Stadio Renato Dall'Ara as the pre-match pyrotechnics left a cloud of smoke over the pitch in Bologna. Fog also swept Bologna in the latter stages of the match in what was a gloomy evening for the hosts. 

Atalanta vs Villarreal 2-3: Danjuma Brace Knocks Out La Dea

Atalanta were knocked out of the Champions League on Thursday evening as Arnaut Danjuma's brace helped Villarreal to a 3-2 victory in Bergamo. Played a day later after the match was postponed on Wednesday due to heavy snowfall in Bergamo, Atalanta and Villarreal found out their fate in the final fixture of the Champions League group stages after Manchester United and Young Boys had already played out a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening. 

Napoli vs Atalanta Player Ratings: Freuler Finds Atalanta Winner

Napoli played host to Atalanta on Saturday evening as they suffered a 3-2 defeat in a thrilling match from start to finish. La Dea initially took the lead but found themselves behind shortly after the restart at half time. However, Napoli were unable to hold onto their lead as they succumbed to goals by Merih Demiral and Remo Freuler. 

Best XI of Serie A Round 15: Atalanta Boys Reaching Top Gear

The winter season opened its curtains this week, meaning the fixture list for Serie A teams gets heavier and heavier with each matchday approaching the Christmas period. In Round 15, Italian football fans did not have the pleasure of seeing some of Serie A’s heavyweights go head-to-head, but at the end of the day even the less intriguing encounters produced some exciting results.