FIORENTINA NEWS

Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne ‘brings quality in all attacking roles’ for Italy according to former CT Giovanni Trapattoni.
Mario Gomez warns his Germany teammates not to lose focus against Italy the way they did with England.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly joined the race for Fiorentina forward Federico Bernardeschi.
Fiorentina winger Federico Bernardeschi could start in Italy-Germany after impressing against Spain.
Jorginho, Lorenzo Insigne, Simone Zaza, Federico Bernardeschi and Stephan El Shaarawy could start for Italy against Germany on Tuesday.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti believes Italian football is “less rigid” this season, pointing to Fiorentina and Napoli.
Federico Bernardeschi had a “wonderful and very emotional debut” for Italy at senior level in the 1-1 draw with Spain.
Lorenzo Insigne scored one and very nearly won it for Italy in an impressive 1-1 friendly draw with Spain.
Fiorentina owner Andrea Della Valle insists “until it’s mathematically impossible we believe in the Champions League”.
Sampdoria Coach Vincenzo Montella says ‘I’ve never had so many defeats’ but admits ‘nothing happens by chance’.
Fiorentina winger Jakub Blaszczykowski scored as Poland beat Serbia 1-0, while Vlad Chiriches played as Romania saw off Lithuania.
Inter teammates Marcelo Brozovic and Ivan Perisic both scored in Croatia’s 2-0 friendly win over Israel.
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has been given a two-match ban, but video evidence cannot be used against Fernando and Leonardo Blanchard.
Federico Bernardeschi believes his versatility could be helpful for Italy after receiving his first call-up.
Antonio Conte dismisses suggestions his departure could affect Italy’s motivation - “you’re either a general or you’re not”.
Alberto Gilardino says Palermo 'absolutely must avoid relegation', whilst opening to a future as a Fiorentina director.
Davide Astori regrets Fiorentina's draw to Frosinone: 'The pitch was slow, we couldn't play our game'.
Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon says 'Italy's greatest talent' is Fiorentina's Federico Bernardeschi, who thanks 'the legend'.
Coach Roberto Stellone says Frosinone 'probably deserved to win,' but Fiorentina did well to keep that from happening.
Paulo Sousa is pleased with Fiorentina's performance in spite of the draw: 'But Frosinone were provoking us'.