FIORENTINA NEWS

Veteran midfielder David Pizarro will be offered a one-year extension by Fiorentina, it has been claimed this afternoon.
Howard Webb is grateful for his ovation at Fiorentina-Juventus, and for being able to witness first hand Andrea Pirlo’s free-kick.
Serie A clubs increased revenue last season by eight per cent, but also spending by four per cent, with total debt set at €1.5bn.
Manuel Pasqual has joined the lengthy Fiorentina injury list and is out for at least 10 days with a thigh strain.
Sampdoria’s Stefano Okaka puts his team’s recent success down to the fantastic atmosphere within the Blucerchiati dressing room.
Milan defender Phillipe Mexes has paid tribute to his side’s character following their 2-0 win at Fiorentina.
Vincenzo Montella concedes Fiorentina didn’t have their best game against Milan, but “we could’ve avoided defeat.”
Clarence Seedorf praised Mario Balotelli for his attitude against Fiorentina and blasted Milan critics for “spreading falsehoods.”
Mario Balotelli created one goal and scored another to end Milan’s crisis with a surprise 2-0 win away to Fiorentina.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti said Clarence Seedorf needs “time to find his path” ahead of the Fiorentina clash.
Alessandro Matri faces his former club, as a Milan team in crisis visits Fiorentina targeting third place.
Former Milan and Fiorentina player Stefano Carobbi has called for Rossoneri President Silvio Berlusconi to return to the forefront of the club’s activities.
Fiorentina board member Eugenio Giani has called for any investment in the club to be used to improve the squad, rather than to build a new stadium.
Former Milan player Cristian Brocchi has defended under fire Rossoneri Coach Clarence Seedorf, insisting he inherited a difficult situation.
La Nazionale are reporting that Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade is in line to secure a new contract at the Artemio Franchi.
Jeremy Menez has admitted that he is open to a return to Serie A, claiming that he ‘really admires’ Juventus.
Fiorentina are without Juan Manuel Vargas, David Pizarro, Anderson, Mario Gomez and Marvin Compper against Milan.
Vincenzo Montella confirmed Fiorentina “have been tracking Giacomo Bonaventura for some time” and Atalanta realise “it’s impossible to keep him.”
Fiorentina Coach Vincenzo Montella believes his team has what it takes to catch Napoli in the race for Champions League qualification.
The agent of Fiorentina goalkeeper Norberto Neto says his client wants to remain with the Viola for years to come.