Wednesday January 29 2014
Prade: Viola in search of defender

Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade has admitted that the club will try and sign a defender before Friday.

The Viola have been linked with several centre-backs during this window, with Manchester United’s Nemanja Vidic one of those names mentioned.

But the Tuscan side’s board member has revealed that there are two players in contention.

“We are pleased with what we’re doing here,” he told Gazzetta dello Sport.

“The relationship between the players, the club and the city is fantastic. We’re currently in place to try and sign a defender.

“Names? We’ll we’re trying for [Chievo’s Dario] Dainelli and [Sunderland’s Modibo] Diakite

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