FIORENTINA NEWS

Inter have dismissed speculation that they were thinking about appointing Vincenzo Montella as their Coach.
Andrea Stramaccioni sees “a different attitude” in Inter after they beat Fiorentina to climb into third place.
Vincenzo Montella was once again left to rue Fiorentina’s lack of firepower. “We took the initiative, even after going down to 10 men.”
Inter took their chances well to beat a spirited 10-man Fiorentina and celebrate their first home win of the season.
Inter hope to end their San Siro curse tonight with Antonio Cassano and Diego Milito, but they welcome a Fiorentina in stunning form.
Andrea Stramaccioni praised Fiorentina and has high hopes for them this season, but warned “they’ll find an Inter side determined to win.”
Vincenzo Montella’s Fiorentina are confident after out-playing Juventus, but he warns “we must play with intensity and without arrogance” against Inter.
There are reports Fiorentina are so impressed by Coach Vincenzo Montella that they want to offer him a new long-term contract.
Genoa midfielder Juan Manuel Vargas has admitted he left Fiorentina this summer because he lacked motivation at the club.
Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci has looked back to the Fiorentina game with contentment and ahead to the Roma tie with confidence.
David Pizarro admits that Fiorentina are disappointed with the 0-0 draw against Juventus, but believes they made a clear statement to the rest of Serie A.
Zvonimir Boban wasn’t short of an opinion before and after the Fiorentina-Juventus tie. “Andrea Pirlo should retire from the national team and Stevan Jovetic is not world class.”
Vincenzo Montella is proud of Fiorentina’s performance against Juventus and “we probably deserved to win.”
Massimo Carrera credited Fiorentina for forcing a bad performance out of Juventus. “We were unable to do what we wanted to.”
Gianluigi Buffon praised Fiorentina and said Juventus “suffered” for their point at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
Fiorentina had the better chances, including a Stevan Jovetic header off the bar, so Juventus can be content with a point that ends their perfect record.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta insists his club “did nothing unfair or unethical” with regards to a battle with Fiorentina over Dimitar Berbatov.
Fabio Quagliarella and Sebastian Giovinco lead Juventus out against arch rivals Fiorentina this evening, while Adem Ljajic supports Stevan Jovetic.
There are reports Antonio Conte has moved his seat to the Juventus Channel box at the Stadio Franchi due to security fears.
Dino Zoff warns Juventus “will face a hostile environment” at the Stadio Franchi against arch rivals Fiorentina this evening.