FIORENTINA NEWS

Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle hinted Nikola Kalinic could be sold to Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian.
Paulo Sousa insists he did not adjust Fiorentina to neutralise Juventus. “If we play with this desire, determination and intensity, we’ll be difficult for anyone to beat.”
Max Allegri admits Juventus suffered “a bad setback” with their 2-1 defeat to Fiorentina, “but nobody thought we’d win the title in January.”
Federico Chiesa said Fiorentina beating Juventus “is like its own season all by itself” and claims he did get a touch for the second goal.
Nikola Kalinic and Milan Badelj gave Fiorentina their first home win over Juventus since 2013 and sent the leaders down to a shock 2-1 defeat.
Davide Astori said Fiorentina’s showdown with Juventus this evening “needs no introduction. The fans let us understand what it means.”
Leonardo Bonucci sniped that “for Fiorentina it’s the game of the year, but for Juventus it’s the same as any other match.”
Juventus go with three at the back for their grudge match with Fiorentina, as Juan Cuadrado starts in his old hunting ground.
Join us for the build-up and action from tonight’s bitter grudge match between Fiorentina and Juventus.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from all today’s Serie A games, including Cagliari-Genoa, Napoli-Pescara, Lazio-Atalanta, Udinese-Roma and Fiorentina-Juventus.
Fiorentina announced that they have extended midfielder Federico Chiesa’s contract until June 2021.
Patrice Evra is again left out as Juventus visit Fiorentina, while Giorgio Chiellini is in doubt with flu.
Paulo Sousa said “there’s no need to explain how important” the Juventus game is for Fiorentina. “Possession will be the key, not man-marking.”
Max Allegri warns Juventus that “for Fiorentina it’s always the game of the season” and he’s forced into changes at the back.
Federico Chiesa is “dreaming of a goal against Gigi Buffon” when Fiorentina host Juventus on Sunday night.
Fiorentina are refusing to release Nikola Kalinic unless Tianjin Quanjian pay the full €50m release clause.
Federico Bernardeschi hopes Fiorentina can use the element of surprise on Juventus and explains his row with Paulo Sousa.
Juventus have won the race for winger Riccardo Orsolini, confirmed Ascoli and his agent. “It’s all done, we just need to sign.”
Rolando Maran acknowledges Chievo “are facing Inter during their best period of form, but we’ll be tough to beat” tonight.
Atalanta have officially confirmed the signing of Aston Villa goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini on a two-year loan with an option to buy.