FIORENTINA NEWS

Giuseppe Rossi believes that the Italian people are putting too much pressure on Mario Balotelli.
There will be a Batistuta playing his football in Florence again this season, unfortunately though, not Gabriel.
Giuseppe Rossi’s agent has insisted that there is ‘nothing’ between his client and Liverpool.
Speculation over Sami Khedira’s future at Real Madrid continues, and Fiorentina reportedly have one person in particular pushing him their way.
Reports in Britain today speculate that Liverpool are preparing a €25m bid for Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi.
Giuseppe Rossi says ‘in other leagues’ Fiorentina would already be a Champions League side, but that the Europa League is not being dismissed.
Giuseppe Rossi has backed Antonio Conte as Italy’s next Coach, but says he has nothing to prove regarding his fitness.
Empoli have officially signed Matias Vecino from Fiorentina and Inter’s Diego Laxalt, both on loan.
Lazio’s Miroslav Klose has backed Fiorentina’s Mario Gomez to make a return to the Germany national team fold.
Massimo Ambrosini has confirmed that he is likely to retire from football this summer.
Barcelona have formally withdrawn their offer for Fiorentina wide man Juan Cuadrado, it has been suggested.
Goran Pandev’s agent admits he was “not happy” at being left off out of the Napoli Champions League squad.
Fiorentina’s Federico Bernardeschi says he is 90 per cent sure he will stay with the Viola this season.
Fiorentina’s Borja Valero has set his sights on the Viola achieving Champions League qualification this season.
Interested parties reportedly have until August 20 to finalise any deal for Juan Cuadrado, before Fiorentina take him off the market.
Alberto Aquilani’s future at Fiorentina remains in the balance, with it suggested that talks over a new contract are no longer ongoing.
Marko Marin is expected to formalise his temporary move from Chelsea to Fiorentina during the course of today.
Fiorentina continued their good pre-season form by beating Spanish second division side Real Betis 2-1 this evening.
Milan are set to challenge Fiorentina for the signature of Atalanta playmaker Giacomo Bonaventura.
Manchester United reportedly have an agreement in place with Juan Cuadrado, as they and Barcelona continue to talk to Fiorentina.