The agent of Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto has revealed his client’s delight at answering the critics.
The Brazilian was considered the Viola’s weak link at the start of the season, but has turned round the naysayers.
The 24-year-old has been ever-present for Vincenzo Montella’s men this term, and his representative has admitted that it has been a tough, but ultimately rewarding, season.
“I’m delighted for Neto,” Stefano Castagna told ViolaNews. “I think turning round people’s perceptions is one of the greatest things for a player.
“The lad deserves everything he’s getting at the moment. He’s always been working hard, even during the tough times.
“He’s not thinking about the end of the season or the World Cup, just the next match with Inter.”