Borja Valero said Federico Chiesa ‘showed potential’ early on and hopes the Fiorentina winger ‘has a great future in football’.
The Italy international has been linked with a move away from the Artemio Franchi and Borja Valero, who returned to the club after three years at Inter, said the 22-year-old impressed him during his last stint with the Viola.
“He was a kid, but you could see the potential,” Borja Valero said at a press conference. “He played great games.
“In the most difficult times of my period at Fiorentina, he did well and gave us a hand. He has grown a lot since, here and in the national team.
“He is gaining significant experience and I hope he has a great future in football."
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