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Thursday January 14 2021
Italians celebrate trophy with PSG

Italy internationals Alessandro Florenzi, Marco Verratti and Moise Kean are celebrating after winning the French Supercup with Paris Saint-Germain.

While Verratti has a packed trophy cabinet from his time at the club, this was the first taste of silverware for former Roma full-back Florenzi.

PSG’s social media accounts used that fact to mock rivals Olympique Marseille, who were beaten 2-1 in the Final last night.

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Tuesday November 17 2020
Florenzi: 'Italy solid, but entertaining too'

Alessandro Florenzi maintains Italy are ‘as solid as Euro 2016, but with more entertaining football’ ahead of their Nations League trip to Bosnia-Herzegovina.

It kicks off in Sarajevo on Wednesday at 19.45 GMT and a win would guarantee passage to the Nations League Final Four tournament.

“We’ve got to earn it, because this will not be an easy game,” warned the PSG full-back in his press conference.

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Monday November 16 2020
Florenzi: 'Full circle as Italy captain'

Alessandro Florenzi admits wearing the captain’s armband for Italy in the stadium where his career almost ended was ‘like coming full circle.’

The PSG full-back had the most caps in the makeshift starting XI that beat Poland in the Nations League on Sunday, so was chosen as the captain.

Jorginho and Domenico Berardi were on target in the 2-0 victory at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio-Emilia, which is also Sassuolo’s home stadium.

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Saturday November 7 2020
PSG eager to keep Florenzi

PSG are reportedly so impressed with Alessandro Florenzi that they are already planning to activate their purchase option.

He joined on loan for €1m with an option to buy for a further €9m.

According to Todofichajes.com, the Parisians are not holding back and ready to take that clause to make it a permanent transfer ahead of time.

They might request a slight discount in exchange for activating the option earlier than June 2021.

The 29-year-old has impressed at PSG, with two goals in eight competitive games so far this season.

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Wednesday October 14 2020
Florenzi: 'Immobile hero for Italy'

Alessandro Florenzi launched a furious defence of the Italy squad and above all Ciro Immobile. ‘He ought to be treated as a hero.’

The Azzurri were held 1-1 by the Netherlands this evening, dropping off the top of the Nations League group, as they are now a point behind Poland.

Florenzi came off the bench for the final stages in Bergamo, but was determined to stand up for the Nazionale.

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Tuesday October 13 2020
Immobile: 'Florenzi to PSG a gift from Roma'

Lazio forward Ciro Immobile says Alessandro Florenzi’s €10m move to Paris Saint-Germain ‘is a gift’ from Roma. ‘He’ll bring quality’.

Immobile reveals his Italy teammate rushed through a lunch break during the retreat in September, after having learned about the loan offer with an option to buy from the Ligue 1 champions.

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Sunday September 13 2020
Florenzi's PSG debut overshadowed by brawl

Alessandro Florenzi’s PSG debut did not go entirely to plan, as his team lost 1-0 to Olympique Marseille in a game with five red cards, including Neymar.

The Italy international made his transfer from Roma on loan with option to buy earlier this week and was thrown straight into the starting XI on Sunday evening.

Florenzi ended up playing 84 minutes of the Ligue 1 match, which ended 1-0 for Marseille thanks to a Florian Thauvin goal.

He wasn’t the main headline, though, thanks to a chaotic and bitter affair that saw five players sent off.

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Saturday September 12 2020
Tuchel: 'Florenzi will start if he's well'

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has revealed Alessandro Florenzi will be involved against Marseille tomorrow, ‘if he is well’.

The former Roma captain joined PSG on loan with an option to buy for a total of circa €10m and could make his debut already this Sunday.

“I’m happy that he’s here, if he is will he will play,” coach Tuchel said at a press conference. “We will decide tomorrow morning.

“He’s a reliable player.”

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Friday September 11 2020
Official: Florenzi joins PSG

Alessandro Florenzi has completed his transfer to PSG, on loan from Roma with option to buy for a total of circa €10m. ‘I’m very proud and happy.’

The 29-year-old former captain had his medical today and then put pen to paper on the contract in Paris.

He arrives on loan for a reported €1m, with an option to buy at the end of the season for another €9m.

“I’m really proud and happy to become a Paris Saint-Germain player,” he told the club website.

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Friday September 11 2020
Florenzi passes PSG medical

Roma right-back Alessandro Florenzi has passed his medical and could make his Paris Saint-Germain debut this weekend.

Reports from RMC Sport and others in France state the 29-year-old went through the tests with flying colours and is ready to go straight into Thomas Tuchel’s starting XI.

It will be a one-year loan at a cost of €0.5-1m, with an option to buy at the end of the season for €9m.

The contract is due to be signed this afternoon and Florenzi could make his debut on Sunday in Ligue 1 against Olympique Marseille.

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