Fiorentina have begun reinforcing the squad by officially signing 21-year-old Egyptian international Ahmed Hegazy.
The Tuscan club announced the news this afternoon with a statement on their website.
Hegazy is a centre-back signed from Ismaily Sporting Club and made his senior international debut for Egypt at the age of 20.
It is believed the deal is worth €1.5m and Hegazy can also play as a full-back when needed.
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