Thursday January 27 2011
Della Valle open to Mutu return

President Andrea Della Valle was pleased with the “lovely words from Adrian Mutu” and confirms “he could return to Fiorentina.”

Last night the striker held a Press conference admitting he'd made a big mistake by walking out of a training session and had been “badly advised” by the agents he has now split with.

“I appreciated the lovely words from Mutu after the seriousness of the mess he made,” said Della Valle.

“Adrian asked me to meet with him this evening. I will hear what he has to say, but can confirm his apology was appreciated by the club and the team.

“Have we started the path to his return to the squad? I will decide in the next few days. He might be back in the side, but I cannot say that now.

“What I can state for certain, as I did two weeks ago, is that Mutu is not for sale.”

The row erupted earlier this month when Mutu stormed out of a training session after his agent rang to explain Fiorentina would not allow a transfer to Cesena.

Other sides have since shown an interest in the former Chelsea striker, including Juventus.