FIORENTINA NEWS

Juventus and Napoli placed second and third on the International Federation of Football History & Statistics’ club rankings.
Mati Fernandez’s agent reveals “we reached a deal with Fiorentina a long time ago” for a contract renewal.
Lazio’s team doctor admits Mauricio is “doubtful” for Fiorentina but Stefan De Vrij’s recovery “is going better than we expected”.
Daniele Orsato will referee Milan’s trip to face Roma on Saturday, while Nicola Rizzoli will run Fiorentina-Lazio.
Mati Fernandez has extended his Fiorentina contract until 30 June 2018, the club have announced.
Fiorentina have announced that Marcos Alonso has extended his contract until 30 June 2021.
Reports say Fiorentina aren’t giving up on Benfica’s Lisandro Lopez and have returned with a €7m bid.
SportItalia claim Palermo will sack Davide Ballardini and recall Coach Beppe Iachini.
Paulo Sousa won’t hide from Fiorentina’s title ambitions after going top with a 3-1 victory at Palermo.
Roma capitulated in a 3-3 thriller at Chievo and Juventus notched up an eighth straight win, but Fiorentina temporarily go top and Bologna stun Milan.
Reports suggest Roma will use this weekend’s game with Milan to discuss Stephan El Shaarawy.
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.