Riccardo Montolivo admits his Fiorentina teammates “did not expect all this” from Adrian Mutu, who stormed out on the side.
Mutu abandoned yesterday's training session after discovering he would not be released free of charge to join Cesena.
“We didn't expect all this and were very upset. It happened right before a delicate game against Bologna too,” said the captain.
“Now the club will decide what to do. As a captain, just as all my teammates, we were very disappointed with what happened.
“Mutu showed a complete lack of respect towards us. It's a shame, as we could've really done with his help on the field today.”
Fiorentina scraped a 1-1 draw away to Bologna.