Sunday August 2 2015
Astori arrives for Fiorentina

Cagliari defender Davide Astori has arrived to complete his €6m transfer to Fiorentina.

He was greeted at the train station in Florence by fans and a camera crew from the official club website.

“I am very happy to be here and to begin this new adventure. I am curious to see two great teams on the field tonight.

“I’ll talk to the Coach and the club, so I hope to get started in training soon.”

The centre-back had been on the verge of signing for Napoli, but the move was abandoned at the last minute due to a row over image rights.

He spent last season on loan at Roma, but the club did not take up its option to make the move permanent.

This deal is believed to be worth in the region of €6m, signing a four-year contract.

Astori is expected to undergo a medical tomorrow, but tonight he’ll be in the stands for their friendly against Barcelona.

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