FIORENTINA NEWS

Juventus have Miralem Pjanic and Gonzalo Higuain on the bench, while Fiorentina pick the 18-year-old son of Enrico Chiesa.
Serie A is back, so join us for all the build-up and action from today’s games Roma-Udinese and the Juventus-Fiorentina grudge match.
Arsenal are now being linked with an offer for Fiorentina centre-back Davide Astori.
The 2016-17 Serie A season kicks off today with Roma hosting Udinese and the classic Juventus-Fiorentina grudge match.
Gonzalo Higuain sent a message to Napoli fans ahead of his Juventus debut. “We’ll be fighting for the same objective, but on different sides.”
Miralem Pjanic is in the Juventus squad to face Fiorentina tomorrow night, but remains an injury doubt.
Dennis Praet’s move to Sampdoria is imminent, confirmed the Anderlecht midfielder’s agent and father. “The two clubs have agreed terms.”
Borja Valero is in the Fiorentina squad travelling to face Juventus tomorrow evening in the Serie A season opener.
Paulo Sousa wants Fiorentina to be “protagonists” this season, and notes they “dominated” Juventus in both games last term.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri warns “to win the Scudetto, you have to earn it on the pitch”.
Max Allegri will consider whether to field Miralem Pjanic against a 'brilliant' Fiorentina: 'It'll be difficult'.
Arrigo Sacchi says Roma are second to Juventus, Napoli have the best Coach, Inter have good ideas and Milan are a dark horse.
Sampdoria are believed to have completed the signing of Dennis Praet from Anderlecht, beating Roma, Lazio and Fiorentina.
Roma have met with Borja Valero’s agent, reports suggest, but Fiorentina don’t want to sell.
Marco Di Bello will be the referee for the Serie A curtain-raiser between Roma and Udinese as the Week 1 referees are announced.
Fiorentina have completed the signing of Sebastian De Maio from Anderlecht, as officially confirmed by the club.
Sebastian De Maio is having his medicals with Fiorentina, bringing to an end his bizarre summer of transfers.
Mario Gomez has officially joined Wolfsburg for €7m after Juventus confirmed the Simone Zaza move is off.
Gonzalo Higuain scored his first goal in a Juventus jersey, but Miralem Pjanic limped off during their traditional pre-season test.
Fiorentina director Carlos Freitas insists “there’s nothing at the moment” with Roma for Borja Valero.