FIORENTINA NEWS

Roberto Baggio turns 50 on Saturday and confessed he is “constantly surprised by the affection of the people even 13 years after my retirement.”
Fiorentina director Carlos Freitas hopes the Viola can reach the Champions League by winning the Europa League trophy.
Fiorentina start Nikola Kalinic and Federico Bernardeschi as they visit Thorgan Hazard’s Borussia Monchengladbach in the Europa League.
Milan’s incoming directors Marco Fassone and Massimiliano Mirabelli will reportedly scout Borussia Monchengladbach’s Mahmoud Dahoud tonight.
Paolo Valeri is the referee for Milan-Fiorentina, as the officials for Week 25 of Serie A are announced.
Paulo Sousa insists Fiorentina “will be ourselves” ahead of their Europa League meeting with Borussia Monchengladbach.
Roma winger Stephan El Shaarawy is a target for Fiorentina, reports say.
Federico Chiesa is very grateful to Fiorentina and hopes to one day wear the captain’s armband. “It’s a dream and I don’t want to wake up.”
Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic and Geoffrey Kondogbia of Inter are among the players suspended for Week 25 of Serie A.
Riccardo Saponara believes his story with Empoli was over - “when we got this Fiorentina offer, we both agreed it was the best solution”.
Paulo Sousa may stay at Fiorentina, depending on results over the next month.
Gonzalo Rodriguez offers hope for his Fiorentina renewal, saying “I’ll have to talk with the club”.
Federico Bernardeschi admits Fiorentina suffered a difficult week before beating Udinese.
Marco Giampaolo insists he is not thinking about rumours linking him with the Fiorentina job.
Gigi Del Neri can’t work out how Udinese managed to lose 3-0 away to Fiorentina. “The result was extremely harsh.”
Paulo Sousa praised Khouma Babacar, discussed the tactical difficulties of facing Udinese and prepared Fiorentina for Borussia Monchengladbach.
Khouma Babacar insists “anyone who thinks Fiorentina don’t mean something to me is really on the wrong track” after his goal against Udinese.
Borja Valero, Khouma Babacar and Federico Bernardeschi’s penalty got Fiorentina back on track and made short work of Udinese.
Fiorentina director of sport Carlos Freitas concedes fans were “dissatisfied” with the 4-0 defeat to Roma and won’t be drawn on Paulo Sousa.
Federico Bernardeschi hit out at Fiorentina “critics who always had targets aimed on me” ahead of tonight’s match with Udinese.