NEWS
Sunday July 28 2013
Viola track De Rossi and Nainggolan

Fiorentina have again been linked with Daniele De Rossi and Radja Nainggolan, as there are question marks over Adem Ljajic.

The Viola are not short of ambition this season, having strengthened the squad with the likes of Mario Gomez, Massimo Ambrosini and Joaquin.

According to La Nazione, the Tuscans are still determined to reinforce their midfield with world class players.

It is not the first time this summer that they have been linked with Roma star De Rossi and sought-after Cagliari man Nainggolan.

De Rossi is increasingly at odds with a section of the Giallorossi ultras and the club hierarchy, so would enjoy reuniting with his former Coach and teammate Vincenzo Montella.

As for Nainggolan, Cagliari have refused to even consider an offer below €15m amid interest from Roma and Inter.

Meanwhile, Fiorentina have to consider Ljajic’s position after contract renegotiations hit problems again.

His deal expires in June 2014, so the club has no intention of letting it run down so he can join Milan as a free agent next summer.

As the Rossoneri are struggling to bring in Keisuke Honda from CSKA Moscow before January and Robinho has picked up an injury, they could renew their attempts to sign Ljajic now.

Montella dropped Ljajic from yesterday’s friendly, a 7-0 win over Apollon Limassol, because “here are some market situations in play and over the last few days I saw some conflict within him.”

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