FIORENTINA NEWS

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.
Fiorentina again start Khouma Babacar upfront as they host Duvan Zapata’s Udinese to take pressure off Paulo Sousa.
Fiorentina need to get themselves back on track as they host giant-killers Udinese this evening.
Riccardo Saponara gets his first call-up and Nikola Kalinic is back in the Fiorentina squad against Udinese this evening.
Antonio Di Natale reveals the times he almost left Udinese for Fiorentina and why “I see a lot of myself in Lorenzo Insigne.”
Nikola Kalinic does not regret turning down a huge move to Tianjin Quanjian, but admits his Fiorentina future depends on Paulo Sousa.
Udinese defender Dias Felipe and Fiorentina director Pantaleo Corvino exchanged insults ahead of tonight’s game.
Gigi Del Neri concedes Udinese will focus on the counter-attack to “surprise” possession-based Fiorentina this evening.