FIORENTINA NEWS

There are reports Vincenzo Montella will be fired as Fiorentina coach after a home defeat to Lecce, with Gennaro Gattuso the favourite.
Andrea La Mantia’s diving header proved the difference at the Stadio Franchi, as Lecce earned a surprise victory over struggling Fiorentina.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, Brescia-Atalanta, Genoa-Torino and Fiorentina-Lecce.
Fiorentina miss Federico Chiesa again, so Dusan Vlahovic partners Franck Ribery, while Lecce drop Khouma Babacar against his old club.
Lecce coach Fabio Liverani says is braced for a Fiorentina backlash tomorrow after consecutive defeats for the Viola.
Federico Chiesa has been left out of the Fiorentina squad to face Lecce in Serie A tomorrow night.
All 20 Serie A clubs have signed a letter promising to tackle racism following a season of escalating incidents that have brought worldwide condemnation.
Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella has insisted that he did not criticise Federico Chiesa when he said the winger was out of shape physically and mentally.
Fiorentina have confirmed that Italy winger Federico Chiesa is struggling with a thigh injury.
The referees for the Serie A Week 14 fixture have been assigned, including Massimiliano Irrati to Inter-SPAL and Fabrizio Pasqua for Napoli-Bologna.
Fiorentina have announced that defender Luca Ranieri has signed a five-year contract with the club.
Fiorentina director of sport Daniele Prade revealed Federico Chiesa could extend his contract. “His father has informed us they are open to the idea of a renewal.”
Rocco Commisso says Federico Chiesa knows how important he is to Fiorentina, but he didn't promise Champions League football, only that "we wouldn't repeat the failure of last season."
Fiorentina general director Joe Barone insists Federico Chiesa hasn’t asked for a transfer request after reportedly rejecting a contract renewal. "We have spoken about his future."
Italy international Federico Chiesa has reportedly rejected the offer of a new contract from Fiorentina.
Fiorentina have lost German Pezzella for three weeks after he underwent successful surgery on a cheekbone fracture yesterday.
Napoli have reportedly offered Hellas Verona €10m for Sofyan Amrabat, also said to be a target for Fiorentina and Inter in Serie A.
Fiorentina general manager Joe Barone has confirmed that the club are sticking with Vincenzo Montella, despite their bad run of results.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Bologna-Parma, Roma-Brescia, Sassuolo-Lazio and Verona-Fiorentina.
Verona coach Ivan Juric believes the 1-0 win over Fiorentina proved they are no fluke. "People are starting to notice us."