Saturday March 10 2012
Rossi stokes Viola pride

Delio Rossi believes Fiorentina “are a proud side” who can use that mentality against Catania, even without Stevan Jovetic.

The Montenegrin starlet is still out of action after a knock to his knee, joining the suspended Valon Behrami and Matija Nastasic, while Adem Ljajic has been dropped.

“It’s true we are not scoring many goals, but against Parma we got two and went very close to the victory,” said the Coach.

“Fiorentina are on their way back. We are a proud side and are starting to show signs of waking up. There are a few too many injuries, but Catania will have to be very wary of us.

“I need everyone in the team. Ljajic has talent, but needs to grow if he wants to play with us. The same goes for Michele Camporese.

“Amauri needs a little more consistency so he can prove his qualities, so it’s just a question of time. He was off the field for a long time and has to find his match fitness.

“We still have to avoid relegation. Using three strikers is an option, but at the moment it might be a little difficult to sustain them.”

Fiorentina squad:Acosty, Amauri, Boruc, Camporese, Cassani, Cerci, De Silvestri, Felipe, Gamberini, Kharja, Lazzari, Marchionni, Montolivo, Natali, Neto, Olivera, Pasqual, Pazzagli, Romulo, Salifu, Vargas

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