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Tuesday May 2 2017
Fiorentina fans protest club

Fiorentina fans have shown their displeasure with the club, with a banner outside Artemio Franchi this morning.

The Viola were beaten 2-0 by relegation strugglers Palermo at the weekend, a result which saw them miss the chance to close the gap on Milan and Inter for a Europa League spot.

It appears the supporters are far from happy, with a banner appearing outside the stadium today protesting about the running of the club.

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Monday May 1 2017
Cognini: 'Sousa must honour the shirt'

Fiorentina President Mario Cognini insists Paulo Sousa must 'find reasons to honour the shirt' in the remaining four games of the season.

After a humiliating 2-0 defeat to relegation candidates Palermo, the Viola chief gave no indication that the Coach would be fired before his confirmed departure at the end of the seaon.

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Sunday April 30 2017
Sousa: 'Fiorentina's worst performance'

Paulo Sousa admits Fiorentina’s 2-0 defeat to Palermo represented “one of our worst performances in my two seasons here.”

Alessandro Diamanti curled in a trademark free kick before Haitam Aleesami’s late counter-attack at the Stadio Barbera.

“This was one of our worst performances in my two seasons here, including our first half against Pescara,” the Coach told Mediaset Premium.

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NEWS
Saturday April 29 2017
Sousa: 'Fiorentina are complex'

Paulo Sousa wants Fiorentina to “understand the complexity of our football” and avoid a potential slip-up in Palermo.

It kicks off on Sunday at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“I focus only on Fiorentina, the same way I always have done. We know what we have to do, which is work well to win games and see where we are at the end of the season,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

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Saturday April 22 2017
Sousa: 'Fiorentina deserved it'

Paulo Sousa reassured Federico Bernardeschi after the missed penalty and refused to discuss Europe after a 5-4 win over Inter.

It was a truly bizarre game, as the Viola were 2-1 down, missed a penalty and went 5-2 up until a late Mauro Icardi double made it 5-4.

“It was an entertaining match between two sides who like to play the ball and attack. In the end, I think the lads deserved the victory for their performance,” the Coach told Mediaset Premium.

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Saturday April 22 2017
Corvino: 'Waiting for Bernardeschi'

Fiorentina director Pantaleo Corvino confirms they have “made a proposal” to Federico Bernardeschi and are waiting for his response.

The Viola host Inter this evening, follow the action as it happens on the Liveblog.

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Friday April 21 2017
Ones to watch in Serie A Week 33

With just six games to go until the end of the season, it’s approaching 'squeaky bum time' in Serie A.

At the top of the table, Juventus hold an eight-point lead over Roma, who must try to chase down the Old Lady despite Napoli breathing down their necks.

The race for the Europa League looks like going down to the wire, while Crotone are running out of time to avoid an immediate return to Serie B.

Here are five things to keep an eye on in Week 33:

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Friday April 21 2017
‘Fiorentina believe in EL’

Paulo Sousa says Fiorentina “have to believe” in Europa League qualification, but won’t discuss his future.

The Viola take on Inter tomorrow, and can move to within a point of the Nerazzurri with a win at Artemio Franchi. Click here for a match preview.

“We have to believe and try to win every game,” Sousa said in his pre-match Press conference.

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Friday April 21 2017
Pavoletti an option for Fiorentina

Fiorentina are said to be ready to turn to Napoli striker Leonardo Pavoletti in the event that Nikola Kalinic leaves this summer.

After turning down a bumper move to China in January, the Croatian declared his loyalty to the Viola, but is also said to have a strong bond with Coach Paulo Sousa.

With Vice President Giancarlo Antognoni already having confirmed that the Portuguese boss will leave in the summer, this leaves a question mark over the future of the striker.

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Friday April 21 2017
Bernardeschi better in Florence

Leaving Fiorentina too early could harm Federico Bernardeschi’s career prospects, argues Chloe Beresford.

Fiorentina are currently sweating over the situation with Federico Bernardeschi, the Number 10 reportedly making them wait for an answer over their contract offer of €2.5m per season. With clubs such as Inter, Chelsea and Bayern Munich queuing up to secure his services, Viola fans are undoubtedly anxious to hear whether their home-grown star will opt to stay in Tuscany.

And who could blame him?

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