Sunday October 6 2013
Ambro: 'Rejuvenated by Viola'

Massimo Ambrosini has a new lease of life at Fiorentina and can’t wait to face Lazio tonight. “I feel like a kid again.”

The 36-year-old was released by Milan at the end of his contract and has proved to be a key figure in the Viola midfield, even scoring the winner in a 2-1 Europa League result away to Dnipro on Thursday.

“This Fiorentina side makes me feel like a kid again,” he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“We can also create a specific style of play. The difficult times are still to come, as over the next five rounds we will face Lazio, Juventus, Napoli and Milan.”

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“On the one hand it’s a scary run of fixtures, but on the other we’re going to have a lot of fun! After those results, we will have a clearer idea on our objectives for the season.

“The Europa League win was important, because it helped to wipe out a difficult few weeks.”

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