Saturday March 26 2011
Behrami: 'Thank you, Fiorentina!'

Valon Behrami has thanked Fiorentina for bringing him back to the Switerzeland side. “I wanted a return to Italy with all my strength.”

The former Lazio wide man had a difficult spell at West Ham, but joined the Viola during the January transfer window.

“It's wonderful to be back in the Switzerland side and I am here thanks to Fiorentina, who allowed me to play regularly,” said Behrami.

“My family and I are happy again at last. After the World Cup I returned to West Ham, but it wasn't easy to overcome the disappointment of that.

“I slowly managed and started to play again, but I no longer felt at ease in London.

“Then, finally, I had the opportunity to come back to Serie A. I wanted a return to Italy with all my strength.”

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