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Thursday August 8 2019
Dragowski renews with Fiorentina

Fiorentina have announced that goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski has signed a new contract until 2023.

Dragowski had been linked with moves to the likes of Southampton and Bournemouth, but he has now committed his future to Fiorentina.

The 22-year-old impressed during a record-breaking six months on loan at Empoli last season, making 17 saves in one game against Atalanta.

He goes into the new season as the Viola’s No 1 after Alban Lafont returned to France with Nantes.

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Friday August 2 2019
Fiorentina: New Dragowski deal

Fiorentina consultant Joe Barone confirms Bartlomiej Dragowski has already signed a new contract, but has no news on Fernando Llorente.

The right-hand man to President Rocco Commisso spoke to FirenzeViola.it about their transfer strategy and players they fully intend to keep.

“Dragowski is our player, he always has been, and shows that our youth academy does work,” said Barone of the goalkeeper.

“There was a contract renewal, we are very happy with the work he is doing, just as we are happy with Vincenzo Montella’s team.”

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Wednesday July 10 2019
Dragowski open to Fiorentina extension

Bartlomiej Dragowski will snub offers from Southampton and Bournemouth if he gets an improved salary at Fiorentina.

The goalkeeper’s star is on the rise after an impressive six-month spell on loan at Empoli.

He returned to base and was promoted to first choice, but also tempted by big money offers from the Premier League.

According to Fiorentinanews.com, the club is close to resolving the situation by improving his wages and extending the contract.

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Sunday July 7 2019
Dragowski out, Perin in?

Bartlomiej Dragowski is reportedly pushing for a Premier League move to Southampton or Bournemouth, so Fiorentina look to Mattia Perin.

According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Polish goalkeeper is increasingly irritated at the lack of progress in contract renewal talks following an impressive six-month loan spell at Empoli.

He is pushing for a more lucrative Premier League switch, as Southampton and Bournemouth are both prepared to pay around €15m, including bonuses.

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Friday July 5 2019
Bournemouth won't give up on Dragowski

Bournemouth are reportedly not giving up on a deal for Fiorentina goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski.

Bournemouth were reported to have sparked a bidding war for Dragowski last month, but that was before Fiorentina decided to make him their new No 1, letting Alban Lafont join Nantes.

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Saturday June 29 2019
Lafont: 'Fiorentina journey had ended'

New Nantes goalkeeper Alban Lafont insists he “takes full responsibility for the choice to leave Fiorentina, as I felt my journey there had come to an end.”

The goalkeeper spent only one season in Florence and today completed his two-year loan move to Nantes, with option to buy for a reported €7m and counter-option for the Viola.

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Saturday June 29 2019
Official: Lafont joins Nantes

Fiorentina have officially sent Alban Lafont to FC Nantes on a two-year loan with option to buy for a reported €7m and counter-option.

The 20-year-old had cost €8m to sign from Toulouse only a year ago, but struggled with life in Serie A.

A statement from the Viola confirms Lafont has joined Nantes on loan until June 2021 with option to buy, but Fiorentina also have a counter-option to bring him back to the Stadio Franchi.

The transfer is pending a medical.

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Saturday June 29 2019
Lafont: 'Not happy at Fiorentina'

Alban Lafont “was not happy at Fiorentina for various reasons,” revealed his father, as the move to Nantes will be completed today.

The goalkeeper only joined a year ago from Toulouse for €8m, but did not fully convince, so Bartlomiej Dragowski will take over as first choice.

“Alban told me a long time before the end of the season that he was not happy at Fiorentina for various reasons,” Rolland Lafont told Fiorentinanews.com.

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Friday June 28 2019
Lafont set for Nantes transfer

Fiorentina goalkeeper Alban Lafont is in France and expected to complete his Nantes transfer, as Bartlomiej Dragowski gets the Viola gloves.

While Dragowski received several big offers over the last couple of months, including from Southampton, it seems as if the Poland international has done enough to convince his club to bet on him.

According to multiple sources in Italy and France, Lafont is already in Paris and will sign for Nantes this weekend.

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Monday June 10 2019
Lecce confirm new arrivals

Lecce sporting director Mauro Meluso claims “seven or eight new players” will be signed this summer, while Colombian Brayan Vera is “arriving in the coming days.”

The Giallorossi were promoted back into the top flight for the first time since the 2011-2012 season, and they will need to strengthen their squad if they hope to extend their stay in the division.

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