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Wednesday December 30 2020
Commisso: 'Expected ref to gift Juventus'

Fiorentina President Rocco Commisso was afraid the ‘referee would give Juventus a gift’ and mocked Pavel Nedved, while he’s not surprised Federico Chiesa was given rough treatment.

It was not a good 2020 for the Viola, but it did end on a high with the shock 3-0 victory away to old rivals Juventus.

“I watched the game with my wife and I was scared until the third goal, because I knew that sooner or later the referee could give Juve a gift,” Commisso told Radio Bruno in a very lengthy interview.

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Monday November 16 2020
Barone: '100 per cent with Prandelli'

Fiorentina CEO Joe Barone wants the fans to 'protect' Cesare Prandelli and said the club are not planning to sign a new striker.

In a long interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Viola CEO clarified that the new coach will get the full support to enhance the performances at the Artemio Franchi and reiterated that the current owner aims for a successful future in Florence.

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Monday November 16 2020
Prandelli: 'Viola will ask me to extend'

Fiorentina coach Cesare Prandelli promised the Viola directors they will not regret his appointment. ‘In three months, you’ll be asking me to renew’.

Prandelli replaced Beppe Iachini at the helm this month and thus returned to the club 10 years after his successful stint as head coach in Florence.

Reports in Italy claim former Napoli and Juventus coach Sarri has been targeted for the summer, and Radio Anch’io suggested the two coaches could work together.

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Tuesday November 10 2020
Prandelli to transform Fiorentina

Cesare Prandelli is expected to scrap Beppe Iachini’s 3-5-2 formation, moving Fiorentina to 4-3-3 or 4-2-3-1 with Gaetano Castrovilli in a more advanced role.

Iachini was fired on Monday, with Prandelli coming in for his second stint on the Viola bench.

He is likely to immediately transform their tactics in a bid to make them a more effective attacking prospect, as well as protecting the defence.

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Tuesday November 10 2020
Prandelli just a Fiorentina stopgap?

Cesare Prandelli replaced Beppe Iachini today, but it’s reported Fiorentina are already looking to next season for Ivan Juric, Maurizio Sarri or Luciano Spalletti.

Prandelli held his press conference today and you can read his comments here.

According to La Repubblica newspaper, the veteran’s return to the Stadio Franchi is purely a stopgap measure until a more suitable long-term coach can be brought in next season.

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Tuesday November 10 2020
Prandelli: 'I met Iachini'

Cesare Prandelli says he met Giuseppe Iachini this morning and reveals his number one target.

The Italian coach was officially unveiled today.

"My dream is to build a brave team, that fears nobody," Prandelli said.

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Tuesday November 10 2020
Liveblog: Prandelli returns to Fiorentina

Follow the return of Cesare Prandelli at Fiorentina with Football Italia’s Liveblog directly from the sports centre in Florence.

If you are on a mobile device or tablet, follow the Liveblog HERE.

The Viola announced the return of Prandelli after 10 years and until June 30 next year, patron Rocco Commisso will have three coaches on his pay list.

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Monday November 9 2020
Viola job too big for Iachini

Giuseppe Iachini looked out of his depth at Fiorentina and Owen Diana believes it was the right time for the club to make a change in the dugout.

After more than a month and a half of league action, it appeared inevitable that the campaign’s first managerial casualty would be coming out of Florence.

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Saturday November 7 2020
Iachini: 'Fiorentina took initiative'

Beppe Iachini insists Fiorentina ‘played the way we had to’ in their 0-0 draw with ‘a very defensive Parma who sat deep.’

There were reports his job was on the line, with Cesare Prandelli ready to take over, so this dull performance will have done little to boost his chances.

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Saturday November 7 2020
Prade': 'Fiorentina clear with Iachini'

Fiorentina director Daniele Pradè would not be drawn on reports coach Beppe Iachini will be fired. ‘Results are part of the business.’

The game with Parma kicks off at 19.45 GMT, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

There are multiple reports Iachini will be dismissed after this match regardless of the result, with Cesare Prandelli lined up to take over.

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