FIORENTINA NEWS

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.
Borja Valero says he has learned from a recent three-game suspension not to talk to referees in Italy again.
Clarence Seedorf has assured that there is no tension with Adriano Galliani, as he outlines his commitment to turning Milan’s situation around.
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez says his side are still targeting a second placed finish in Serie A this season, though concedes it will be hard.
Napoli’s Marek Hamsik has called on his side to bounce back from Sunday’s defeat to Fiorentina to secure Champions League qualification.
Fiorentina have released a statement regarding striker Mario Gomez’s latest injury concerns.
Mario Gomez faces medical tests on a sprained knee, which reports this morning suggest may be more serious than first thought.
Rafa Benitez admits “it is more difficult now” for second place, but felt Napoli “were still better with 10 men” than Fiorentina.