FIORENTINA NEWS

Cesare Prandelli believes it would be “madness” for Fiorentina to sack Stefano Pioli - “only patience is needed”.
Federico Chiesa is believed to be of interest to Juventus, Inter and Napoli, but Fiorentina would demand at least €60m.
The Serie A Week 15 referees are announced as Massimiliano Irrati will officiate Friday’s Derby d’Italia between Juventus and Inter.
Luciano Spalletti has avoided a touchline ban for Inter’s showdown with Juventus, while there are seven Serie A players suspended this weekend.
Nicolo Zaniolo’s agent says if the midfielder has broken through for Roma this season, ‘it’s thanks to Fiorentina and Inter’.
Italy left-back Cristiano Biraghi has reportedly agreed to extend his contract with Fiorentina.
Roberto Donadoni is floated as a possible successor should Fiorentina decide to fire Coach Stefano Pioli.
The nominees for the Serie A Flop of the Year Award have been announced, including Nikola Kalinic, Patrik Schick, Andre Silva and Marko Pjaca.
Juventus are having the best Serie A start to a season since three points were introduced for a win, while Cristiano Ronaldo matches John Charles.
Fiorentina “condemn the offensive and disrespectful” graffiti on Juventus legend Gaetano Scirea and Heysel, while Max Allegri wants those responsible “arrested.”
Stefano Pioli maintains the 3-0 result was “too harsh” on Fiorentina considering the performance against Juventus.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, SPAL v Empoli, Fiorentina v Juventus and Sampdoria v Bologna.
Max Allegri insists the secret to Juventus success is “the humility to work at the same rate physically as your opponents, then technique makes the difference.”
Giorgio Chiellini expected “a tough game” for Juventus at the Stadio Franchi, but found the target in a 3-0 victory over Fiorentina.
Fiorentina wasted their chances and Juventus were clinical, as Rodrigo Bentancur, Giorgio Chiellini and a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty conquered the Stadio Franchi.
Juventus director Pavel Nedved said the offensive graffiti from Fiorentina fans was “sad, distressing and shameful.”
Paulo Dybala discussed his new Juventus role and said the trip to Fiorentina “will feel like a game that never ends.”
Fiorentina winger Kevin Mirallas assured they “believe if we play our style of football, we can win” against Juventus.
Fiorentina rely on Federico Chiesa and Giovanni Simeone against age-old rivals Juventus, who start Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala and Juan Cuadrado.
Paulo Dybala is expected to take the trequartista role behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Mario Mandzukic, while Fiorentina consider their trident against Juventus.