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Friday September 18 2020
Iachini: 'Fiorentina are 95 percent complete'

Fiorentina coach Beppe Iachini said he believes ‘95 per cent of the squad’ has been set and counts on Federico Chiesa to continue fighting for the Viola colours.

The Tuscan side start with a home game against Torino and the coach revealed he is not sure what to expect from the first match in Serie A 2020-21.

“We want to start again with the same approach and the same attitude, but we don’t know how we will find the team,” Iachini said at a press conference.

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Tuesday September 15 2020
Commisso: 'Viola target top half'

Fiorentina patron Rocco Commisso works to renew with German Pezzella and Nikola Milenkovic and aims for a top-half finish in 2020-21.

The patron has returned to Florence to deal with the team, the transfer market and the sports centre.

“I want to respect the rules for coronavirus, I haven’t been in Italy for seven months and I haven’t gone to restaurants,” he told the reporters this morning. “I have been back in the office for only three months.

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Monday September 14 2020
Bonaventura: 'Fiorentina perfect for me'

Giacomo Bonaventura ‘didn’t have to think too long’ before choosing Fiorentina and acknowledges his time at Milan had come to a natural end.

The 31-year-old was a free agent after six years at San Siro and had other options, including Torino, Hellas Verona and Benevento, but opted for the Viola.

“I had a few offers, I took time to think about my future and then immediately said yes to Fiorentina, because it’s the ideal club for me,” said ‘Jack’ in his press conference.

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Friday September 11 2020
Cutrone and Vlahovic combine for Fiorentina

Fiorentina flattened Grosseto 5-1 with Patrick Cutrone scoring two and creating two, and a Dusan Vlahovic hat-trick.

Beppe Iachini set his team out in a 3-5-2 formation and Cutrone made an immediate impact, opening the scoring with a daisy-cutter, then earning a penalty converted by Vlahovic.

Cutrone provided another assist for Vlahovic, then completed his own brace.

Sofyan Amrabat’s cross created the fifth goal, a Vlahovic diving header, and Giacomo Bonaventura made his debut for the Tuscans.

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Thursday September 10 2020
Official: Bonaventura joins Fiorentina

Giacomo Bonaventura has officially signed for Fiorentina as a free agent after six years with Milan.

His contract with the Rossoneri was allowed to expire this summer and he put pen to paper on a two-year deal in Florence.

The 31-year-old passed a medical earlier this week and can now begin training with his new teammates.

Bonaventura, nicknamed Jack, started out in the Atalanta youth academy, moving to Milan for €5.3m in the final minutes of the 2014 summer transfer window.

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Wednesday September 9 2020
Lyon option for Paqueta

Milan are struggling to find buyers for Lucas Paqueta, but Olympique Lyonnais have shown an interest and possible €23m bid.

The Brazilian midfielder cost €38.4m plus bonuses to purchase from Flamengo in January 2019, but has failed to live up to expectations.

He has just one goal and three assists in 44 competitive games for the Diavolo.

Under contract until June 2023, the Rossoneri want to sell so they can fund other transfer deals, such as Tiemoue Bakayoko from Chelsea or Boubakary Soumare of Lille.

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Tuesday September 8 2020
Bonaventura has medical at Fiorentina

Giacomo Bonaventura has reached an agreement with Fiorentina and will sign the contract after the required medical.

After six years at Milan, Bonaventura has chosen to continue his career at the Artemio Franchi with a reported two-year deal.

Hellas Verona and Benevento tried to challenge the Viola, but Bonaventura has reportedly decided to move to Florence and could appear for his first training session with the club tonight.

The 31-year-old was released by Milan after 184 competitive games for the club, contributing 35 goals and 30 assists.

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Sunday September 6 2020
Benevento: 'Bonaventura chose Fiorentina'

Benevento President Oreste Vigorito discusses their active transfer strategy, but admits Giacomo Bonaventura ‘chose Fiorentina for reasons other than money.’

The newly-promoted club are celebrating the 91st anniversary of their foundation today and mark the occasion by going into only their second ever Serie A season.

“What we learned from last time is that Serie A is not something we are participating in, we have to be ready to take the initiative,” Vigorito told RAI Radio.

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Friday September 4 2020
Bonaventura chooses Fiorentina

Former Milan midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura has agreed personal terms with Fiorentina and only has to sign the contract, report Sportitalia.

According to transfer expert Alfredo Pedullà, a decision has been made following negotiations over the last couple of days.

The 31-year-old is a free agent, as Milan let him leave after a decade at San Siro.

He had been linked with a return to his first club Atalanta, along with newly-promoted Benevento and Marco Giampaolo’s Torino.

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Wednesday September 2 2020
Fiorentina drop Torreira, go for Bonaventura

There are reports in Italy that Fiorentina have dropped Lucas Torreira in favour of Giacomo Bonaventura, letting Torino in for the Arsenal midfielder.

According to Sportitalia transfer expert Alfredo Pedullà, the Viola have backed off their pursuit of Torreira and have no real intention of raising the offer.

Sky Sport Italia pundit Gianluca Di Marzio maintains the Tuscans are instead in talks with agent Mino Raiola for Bonaventura, who is now a free agent after a decade at Milan.

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