Saturday July 28 2012
Official: Fiorentina take Fernandez

Fiorentina have officially signed Matias Fernandez from Sporting Lisbon after he put pen to paper on a four-year contract.

“ACF Fiorentina announce the permanent signing of Matias Ariel Fernandez from Sporting Clube de Portugal,” read a statement.

“The player, born in Buenos Aires on May 15 1986, has played 46 games for Chile and scored 11 goals.”

The 26-year-old midfielder underwent his medical on Friday and is believed to be worth €3m, although Fiorentina will add more to that fee if they qualify for European competition.