FIORENTINA NEWS

Fiorentina have taken the first steps after their 5-0 defeat to Juventus by officially declaring Pantaleo Corvino’s contract will not be renewed.
Fiorentina President Andrea Della Valle kept the squad behind for hours after their 5-0 defeat to Juventus. “I apologise to the fans. There can be no alibis.”
Fiorentina fans are protesting outside the Stadio Franchi, but team manager Vincenzo Guerini insists “Delio Rossi has not resigned.”
Antonio Conte feared the trip to Fiorentina would be “cursed again,” but celebrated an historic Juventus victory and even enjoyed the wig jokes.
Andrea Pirlo dedicated the Juventus victory to Fabrice Muamba, the Bolton player who collapsed today. “We’re all praying for him.”
Juventus humiliated rivals Fiorentina 5-0 at the Stadio Franchi with Mirko Vucinic pulling the strings after Alessio Cerci was sent off.
Juventus have Giorgio Chiellini on the bench for their big trip to Fiorentina tonight, as Alessandro Matri and Mirko Vucinic take on Amauri.
Today’s Fiorentina-Juventus is hotting up with general manager Sandro Mencucci accusing Antonio Conte of “crying to influence the referee.”
Delio Rossi insists that his Fiorentina players will try to forget about their current League status so as to perform well against Juventus.
Stevan Jovetic has lost out on the race to be fit for Saturday’s encounter with Juventus, but Fiorentina are able to call up Valon Behrami.
Giorgio Chiellini has been named by Antonio Conte in a strong matchday squad to face Fiorentina this weekend.
After days of silence, Juventus returned to speaking ways on Friday as boss Antonio Conte talked on the eve of the Fiorentina game.
Amauri has made it clear that he will celebrate should he score for Fiorentina against former club Juventus.
Fiorentina’s Valon Behrami has admitted that he could have joined Juventus in January ahead of Saturday’s clash at the Franchi.
A host of Serie A stars are in the long-list of players set for Brazil’s 2012 Olympics campaign, including Julio Cesar, Thiago Silva and Alexandre Pato.
Fiorentina will go into Saturday’s game against Juventus in the knowledge that they haven’t beaten them at home in Serie A since 1998.
Fiorentina have warned they “don’t want to become victims” of Juventus complaints against referees when they face off on Saturday.
Gabriel Batistuta has admitted that he cannot play football anymore as a consequence of the injuries picked up during his professional career.
Andrea Lazzari believes Fiorentina have been playing well despite recent results and sees next weekend’s clash with Juventus as an opportunity to prove so.
Stevan Jovetic has a 30 per cent chance of being fit for Fiorentina’s game against Juventus, reports the Corriere dello Sport.