Fiorentina are fighting Napoli for Valencia’s French defender Adil Rami, who is valued at €10m.
According to newspaper La Nazione, the Viola have suddenly stepped up their efforts to sign Rami.
He had been in the headlines over the last few weeks as a transfer target for Napoli, though nothing ever came of it.
It is possible that Fiorentina’s sudden interest will stoke Napoli into raising their offer for the centre-back.
Valencia reportedly want at least €10m for the 27-year-old French international, but would be glad to spark a bidding war.