FIORENTINA NEWS

Italy named the squad for the World Cup play-off against Sweden, including Napoli midfielder Jorginho, Simone Zaza and Alessandro Florenzi.
Eusebio Di Francesco welcomes back Emerson Palmieri and warns Roma that confidence is not the same as arrogance against Fiorentina.
Bayern Munich are reportedly considering Giuseppe Rossi as a backup to Robert Lewandowski.
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain has once again been left out of the Argentina squad, but Roma’s Diego Perotti is included.
Massimiliano Irrati has been announced as the referee for the Derby della Lanterna between Genoa and Sampdoria.
Borja Valero feels he made “a step forward” in joining Inter, but admits he wanted to finish his career at Fiorentina.
Former Milan and Fiorentina midfielder Stefano Salvatori, best known for his spell in Scotland with Heart of Midlothian, has passed away at the age of 49.
Fiorentina midfielder Jordan Veretout could be in trouble after reports he threatened a Crotone ball boy at the Stadio Scida.
Torino director Gianluca Petrachi refused to say whether Sinisa Mihajlovic would be sacked, but demanded more “determination” against Cagliari.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis made some controversial comments. “They’ve introduced VAR, what other obstacles will they introduce to stop us?”
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, including Benevento-Lazio, Napoli-Sassuolo, Udinese-Atalanta and Crotone-Fiorentina.
Davide Nicola feels ‘joy’ at Crotone’s win over Fiorentina but warns his side still have issues to solve.
Stefano Pioli admits Fiorentina did not play to their potential in their 2-1 defeat to Crotone.
Crotone struck twice in quick succession and then thanked the woodwork as they held out for a surprise 2-1 win over Fiorentina.
Read all the official line-ups from this afternoon’s Serie A games, including Crotone-Fiorentina, Napoli-Sassuolo and Udinese-Atalanta.
Walter Mazzarri and Paulo Sousa are two names being linked with the Milan job, should Vincenzo Montella be sacked.
Davide Nicola wants Crotone’s players and fans to ‘persevere’ after their difficult start to the season.
Federico Chiesa is poised to sign a new contract with Fiorentina to keep him at the club until 2022.
Dimitar Berbatov reveals why he rejected Fiorentina and Juventus for Fulham in 2012. “I didn’t want to learn a new language.”
Stefano Pioli warns Fiorentina not to “underestimate” Crotone after their three consecutive Serie A victories. “They play very direct football.”