FIORENTINA NEWS

Italian teams Napoli, Fiorentina and Lazio are in the top two pots ahead of today's Europa League group draws.
Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo respects Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic’s decision not to play him - ‘the good of the team comes first’.
Davide Astori says Napoli ‘lost sight of the real negotiation’ early this summer, but praises Fiorentina’s ‘great potential.’
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira could reportedly be back by the end of September.
Former Inter defender Marco Materazzi believes his old side can ‘compete for the Scudetto’ this season.
Joaquin’s agent said “now we are waiting for Real Betis to take action and Fiorentina to be understanding.”
Joaquin pleads with Fiorentina to sell him to Real Betis - ‘I don’t understand why they’re doing this’.
Fiorentina winger Joaquin admits he wants to return to Real Betis - ‘I just want to go home’.
Juventud striker Jaime Baez will sign for Fiorentina, the Brazilian club has confirmed.
With the start of a new season Dave Taylor selects his best XI from an exciting, topsy-turvy Week 1
Reports say that Bologna have agreed a €7m deal for Cagliari’s Godfred Donsah, who will undergo a medical today.
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade says that he ‘wants to keep’ Joaquin at the club amid interest from Real Betis.
Paulo Sousa said Fiorentina must “always play like they did tonight” after sweeping Milan aside 2-0.
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Milan “certainly deserved to lose” against Fiorentina. “We were dominated in midfield.”
Of the Scudetto contenders, only Inter won the opening game with last-gasp Stevan Jovetic, as 10-man Milan fell to Fiorentina and Napoli lost at Sassuolo.
Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano start for Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Milan at Fiorentina, while Nikola Kalinic gets his Viola debut.
Follow the build-up and action from all seven Serie A evening games, including Fiorentina v Milan, Napoli at Sassuolo, Inter host Atalanta and Palermo-Genoa.
Even Milan Channel have now confirmed Mario Balotelli showed “humility” when meeting Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Italian media report Liverpool striker Fabio Borini told friends he’ll “sign for Inter within 48 hours.”
Real Betis seem unwilling to pay the €5m Fiorentina are asking for Joaquin, as Juan Manuel Iturbe is lined up from Roma.