FIORENTINA NEWS

Fiorentina director Giancarlo Antognoni welcomes Borja Valero and Inter, but notes his departure was “a mutual decision.”
Inter director Piero Ausilio confirmed they are “paying attention” to Gerard Deulofeu, but have no intention of selling Joao Mario or Mauro Icardi.
Join us for today’s two Serie A games, as Udinese seek a sixth consecutive victory at Chievo and Inter must stop the slide with a tricky trip to Fiorentina.
Marco Benassi said Fiorentina are motivated to “prove we are not the same team” that lost 3-0 to Inter in August, as they meet tonight.
Andrea Ranocchia warns Fiorentina “have changed a great deal” since Inter beat them in the opening weekend.
Inter desperately need a win to stay in touch with the Serie A leaders, but Borja Valero faces an emotional reunion with Fiorentina.
As Serie A heads into the final round before the winter break, Juventus and Napoli are looking to break away at the top of the table.
Maxime Gonalons’ agent insists the midfielder will stay at Roma, even if Milan Badelj arrives.
Ianis Hagi could reunite with father Gheorghe at Viitorul Constanta after the Romanian champions made a bid for the Fiorentina attacker.
Joao Miranda and Danilo D’Ambrosio are still out of the Inter squad for tomorrow’s trip to face Fiorentina.
Fiorentina Coach Stefano Pioli says Inter are playing well - “we focus too much on results, in terms of performance the Nerazzurri are not in difficulty”.
Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti doesn’t want to discuss the transfer market - “these players need to know I’m sure of their qualities”.
Fiorentina Coach Stefano Pioli insists he has “no regrets” about his brief spell at Inter last season.
Turkish giants Galatasaray are reportedly interested in Fiorentina’s Ianis Hagi, son of club legend Gheorghe.
Fiorentina have asked Watford for midfielder Etienne Capuoe after Galatasaray made an approach for Ianis Hagi.
The referees have been assigned for Serie A Week 20, including Paolo Valeri for Fiorentina-Inter and Marco Guida for Roma-Atalanta.
Giovanni Simeone doesn’t think Inter are going through a crisis, and promises his father Diego will be their Coach “one day”.
Roma and Vincenzo Montella’s Sevilla have both reportedly joined the race to sign Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj.
Milan hope to have Nikola Kalinic back against Crotone on Saturday, but there are problems for Ignazio Abate and Marco Storari.
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