Alberto Aquilani’s agent has admitted that his client hopes a good season for Fiorentina will see him become a starter for Italy.
The Viola man has been included in the Azzurri’s squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Czech Republic.
And his representative has conceded that a decent season for Vincenzo Montella’s men will hopefully see him feature more regularly for Cesare Prandelli’s team.
“The national team has been a goal for Alberto ever since he arrived in Florence,” Franco Zavaglia told Radio Blu.
“And he knows that this season will be a very important one for him. Last season went well, but Alberto hopes this year will be even better.
“Fiorentina have made a big impression in the transfer market. It’s hard to look past Juve for the Scudetto, but I think Fiorentina are a close second – ahead of Napoli, Milan, Inter and Roma.”
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