Roma are reportedly in contact with Milan Badelj, who will be a free agent when his Fiorentina deal expires at the end of the season.
Stefano Pioli felt Fiorentina fully deserved their 1-1 draw away to Lazio. “For the performance, we didn’t deserve to lose.”
Simone Inzaghi was livid after Fiorentina held Lazio with a last-gasp penalty. “I’ve seen it 20 times and don’t understand how it was given.”
Khouma Babacar felt Fiorentina “could’ve even won” after his last-gasp penalty to draw 1-1 with Lazio. “It’s the right result.”
Stefan de Vrij thought he’d done enough for Lazio, but Khouma Babacar’s penalty awarded via VAR deep into stoppages gave Fiorentina a point.
Fiorentina director Giancarlo Antognini hails Federico Chiesa’s renewal at the club as ‘an important step.’
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games Genoa-Roma, Milan-Torino, Udinese-Napoli, Lazio-Fiorentina and Juventus-Crotone.
Lazio have Ciro Immobile back in the starting XI against Giovanni Simeone’s Fiorentina, as Stefano Pioli visits his old club.
Felipe Caicedo and Wallace are back in the Lazio squad to face Fiorentina this evening after injury lay-offs.
Stefano Pioli counts Lazio “among the top teams this season,” but maintains Fiorentina can have their say if limiting Ciro Immobile.
Simone Inzaghi “learned a lot” from Fiorentina Coach Stefano Pioli and expects a tough test for Lazio on Sunday evening.
The crisis at the FIGC could see Serie A break away in a similar style to the Premier League or use that threat to gain more power.
Federico Chiesa “can see myself at Fiorentina for a long time” and admits there are similarities with his Viola legend father. “I too hunch over when running.”
Stefano Pioli says he is confident that Federico Chiesa will stay at Fiorentina for the foreseeable future.
Simone Inzaghi was pleased with Lazio focus in their 1-1 Europa League draw with Vitesse, but warned Luis Nani “will be out for a few weeks.”
Davide Massa will referee Lazio-Fiorentina on Sunday evening, as the Week 14 referees are announced.
Fiorentina will reportedly make a move for surplus Milan defender Luca Antonelli in January.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, including Sampdoria-Juventus, SPAL-Fiorentina and Inter-Atalanta.
Leonardo Semplici is pleased with SPAL’s new found ‘consistency’ after a third game without defeat.
Stefano Pioli praises Fiorentina for showing ‘grit’ to earn a draw at SPAL, although he admits there is room for improvement.