FIORENTINA NEWS

President Rocco Commisso has claimed he wants to make Fiorentina ‘the princess of the seven sisters’ and fight with he best in Italian football.
Edmundo was known for his temperamental approach to football and former Fiorentina teammate Aldo Firicano reveals some of his more hidden tantrums.
There are discussions for a ‘solidarity fund’ created from docking the wages of some Serie A and B players to help cover salaries of Serie C squads.
Plans are taking shape for how to get Serie A going again in May or June, with blanket coronavirus tests for squads, quarantine periods for those coming from abroad and structured training.
The number of deaths in Italy from coronavirus remains relatively stable, with 760 over the last 24 hours, reaching 13,915 in total.
Players’ Association President Damiano Tommasi insists cutting wages is “not a priority” right now, but rather a protocol for returning to duty and dealing with contracts if the season goes beyond June 30.
Vincenzo Montella looks back over his coaching career, including the “dream” at Milan, missing Papu Gomez and why he was “honouring objectives” at Fiorentina.
Minister for Sport Vincenzo Spadafora announced there is “an extraordinary plan for sport to resume from May,” as Italy eye an easing of lockdown measures due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Napoli are reportedly intensifying their pursuit of Fiorentina captain German Pezzella for next season.
A new Government decree in Italy has banned training in sporting facilities for professionals until at least April 13 due to the coronavirus lockdown, effectively ending the debate between clubs.
Former Fiorentina, Juventus and Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu confessed he “should’ve made different choices in my life,” including his departure from the Viola.
A leading epidemiologist running one of Italy’s coronavirus taskforces warns it is “difficult” to see sport resume in Italy before the summer, although self-isolation prevented “tens of thousands more deaths.”
Fiorentina director Giancarlo Antognoni admits Federico Chiesa and Gaetano Castrovilli have received “many offers, but Rocco Commisso won’t sell.”
FIGC President Gabriele Gravina has confirmed that “the idea is to restart Serie A on May 20 or early June. Scrapping the season would be a grave injustice.”
Serie A clubs spent almost €200m on agent fees throughout 2019, with Juventus leading the way on €44.3m.
Fiorentina are reportedly planning a double swoop for Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi and Verona defender Marash Kumbulla this summer.
There were another 727 deaths in Italy from the coronavirus over the last 24 hours, taking the total to 13,155, but the rate of new infections continues to slow.
Fiorentina President Rocco Commisso has claimed that there is a “big chance” the season will be scrapped.
Former Fiorentina and Milan boss Fatih Terim has left hospital and will continue his recovery from coronavirus back home.
Hellas Verona midfielder Valentin Eysseric has claimed the forced break arrive too late and they “never should have played” the match against Sampdoria.