FIORENTINA NEWS

Former Fiorentina and Roma forward Gabriel Batistuta has revealed the physical struggles he suffered after retirement.
It looks ever more likely that Juan Guillermo Cuadrado will stay at Fiorentina, but there may be a conflict over a pay-rise.
It’s reported Fiorentina made a formal offer to Shakhtar Donetsk for Fernando, on loan with option to buy for €15m.
Jose Maria Basanta has explained that he could not turn Fiorentina down, as it represented perhaps a final opportunity to play in Europe.
Giuseppe Rossi will miss at least Fiorentina’s opening League match against Roma, as he faces further tests and an extended wait on a knee injury.
Mario Gomez has conceded that he hopes a good season for Fiorentina can get him back in Germany contention.
Juan Iturbe is honoured to be playing in the Match for Peace next month and can’t wait for the season to start at the weekend.
Reports in Spain are that Barcelona will today determine transfer strategy for the coming week, including another assault for Juan Cuadrado.
Modibo Diakitè is reportedly ready to terminate his contract with Sunderland and return to Serie A.
Fiorentina star Juan Guillermo Cuadrado admits “there’s time yet, but I don’t know what my future holds.”
Udinese told Milan, Napoli and Fiorentina to forget Luis Muriel. “He’s not on the market, but maybe next year.”
Roberto Baggio and Antonio Conte take the ice bucket challenge back to its roots with a special appeal for ALS research.
Fiorentina have sent an official faxed offer for Benjamin Stambouli, confirmed Montpellier, but Swansea are still in the running.
Fiorentina have reportedly set an ultimatum for Montpellier talent Benjamin Stambouli, also wanted by Swansea City.
Vincenzo Montella hopes “someone else can arrive in midfield” for Fiorentina and joked about Marko Marin.
Fiorentina pushed Lucchese aside 2-0 in a friendly with Juan Manuel Vargas and Rafal Wolski on target.
Fiorentina are ready to loan right-back Cristiano Piccini to Spanish side Real Betis.
The Corriere Fiorentino suggest now that only ‘important last minute’ offers could persuade Fiorentina to part with Juan Cuadrado.
Stefan Savic’s agent says his client is 100 per cent focused on Fiorentina but did not deny reports that Juventus are interested in him.
Fiorentina have announced that midfielder David Pizarro is doubtful for their Serie A opener at Roma next week.