FIORENTINA NEWS

Fiorentina start 2016 just one point off leaders Inter and they face a tricky trip to Alberto Gilardino’s Palermo.
Follow all the action from every Serie A game today, including Chievo-Roma, Juventus-Verona, Palermo-Fiorentina, Milan-Bologna, Empoli-Inter and Napoli-Torino.
If Fiorentina accept Crystal Palace’s offer for Khouma Babacar, they want Graziano Pellè from Southampton.
Vincenzo Montella tries to forget the tense finale as Sampdoria beat Genoa 3-2 and shrugs off Giuseppe Rossi links.
Palermo boss Davide Ballardini welcomes January reinforcements, but Fiorentina "are genuine Scudetto contenders."
Watford are the latest club to be linked with Mario Suarez, who never quite settled at Fiorentina.
Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa expects “a very difficult game” against Palermo tomorrow.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri believes “the last six games will be crucial” in the Scudetto race.
Samir Handanovic explains there were “no problems” renewing his Inter contract, and discusses their Scudetto challenge.
Marcos Alonso’s agent says he ‘has renewed with Fiorentina and we’re really happy’, with an official announcement expected shortly.
Fiorentina’s Giuseppe Rossi is ‘the strongest player’ Borja Valero has played with, and he hopes Federico Bernardeschi ‘ends up at a top club’.
Fiorentina midfielder Borja Valero says ‘Juventus are the strongest team’ but the thought of a Viola Scudetto ‘gets the adrenaline pumping.’
Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado expects “a more difficult game” against Verona on Wednesday.
Dino Zoff believes Milan’s Gianluigi Donnarumma is “pre-destined to become a great goalkeeper”.
Stephan El Shaarawy’s agent ‘expects news soon’ on a possible move and says ‘the Euros are very important to him’.
Fiorentina have proposed a loan with the obligation to buy for Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy, say reports.
Fiorentina have told Leicester City and Crystal Palace to forget about striker Khouma Babacar.
Mohamed Salah's agent says 'nothing' will come of Fiorentina's claim to a compensation from Chelsea.
Nikola Kalinic sets 'winning something with Fiorentina' as his yearly target, while revealing how keen he was on coming to Italy.
Gianfranco Zola was “hurt” by the Cagliari sack, sees Lorenzo Insigne as his Napoli heir and tips Inter for the Scudetto.