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Friday December 27 2019
Iachini presented tomorrow

Fiorentina have confirmed that their new head coach Beppe Iachini will hold his first press conference tomorrow afternoon at the Artemio Franchi.

The Viola have officially named former Sassuolo and Sampdoria boss Iachini as Vincenzo Montella’s successor.

The club revealed that the 55-year-old will meet the press at the club’s facilities.

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Friday December 27 2019
Fiorentina approach Kannemann?

Fiorentina have reportedly contacted Walter Kannemann’s representatives in an attempt to bring the Gremio defender to Florence.

Calciomercato.com reports that Fiorentina are working on a deal to convince the Brazilian team to let their 28-year-old Argentine leave the club.

Fiorentina were also linked with the player during the transfer window last summer and he would still be available through a €10m release clause.

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Friday December 27 2019
Torino in for Badelj?

Torino are reportedly interested in bringing Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj to Turin this winter.

A surprising exit from Fiorentina could be on the cards for Milan Badelj, according to La Stampa.

The Croatian came back to Florence on a loan deal from Lazio and is currently under a contract with the Biancocelesti.

The newspaper claims that Torino has put Badelj’s name down on their list of transfer targets in January and could make an offer, despite the player being a regular at the Viola this term.

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Tuesday December 24 2019
Buon Natale from Football Italia

Everyone at Football Italia would like to wish our readers from all over the world a Merry Christmas, as we’ll be back on December 27.

Buon Natale a tutti!

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Tuesday December 24 2019
Fiorentina in for Politano?

New Fiorentina coach Giuseppe Iachini has reportedly put Inter midfielder Matteo Politano at the top of his list of targets in January.

The Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the Viola coach has requested sporting director Daniele Prade to contact Inter about Politano’s situation at San Siro.

After replacing Vincenzo Montella in charge of the club placed 15th in Serie A, the 55-year-old has allegedly already started planning for a busy January.

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Tuesday December 24 2019
Fiorentina closing in on Cutrone?

Sporting director Daniele Prade has already been in England, reportedly hoping to bring Wolverhampton forward Patrick Cutrone to Fiorentina on a loan deal.

Tuttosport claims that the Viola director has been in touch with Wolverhampton to open discussions about a possible return to Serie A for the 21-year-old.

The newspaper claims that Torino will be ready to fight for his signature and both clubs are looking to bring him on loan for the remainder of the season, with an option to buy next summer.

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Monday December 23 2019
Official: Iachini new Fiorentina boss

Fiorentina have officially named former Sassuolo and Sampdoria boss Beppe Iachini as their new coach.

Iachini takes over from Vincenzo Montella, who was sacked following Fiorentina’s 4-1 defeat to Roma on Friday night.

“I would like to thank Vincenzo Montella for the commitment and professionalism he showed during his time at the club,” owner Rocco Commisso told the club’s official website.

“Unfortunately, our current league position forced us to make a change.

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Sunday December 22 2019
Fiorentina set for Iachini talks

Fiorentina are expected to meet with Beppe Iachini today, while Roberto Donadoni, Gigi Di Biagio and Cesare Prandelli are also options awaiting Luciano Spalletti next summer.

Vincenzo Montella was officially fired on Saturday after picking up one point from the last six Serie A rounds, culminating in a 4-1 home defeat to Roma.

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Sunday December 22 2019
De Zerbi: '4-2-3-1 ideal for Sassuolo'

Sassuolo coach Roberto De Zerbi believes that changing the formation to a 4-2-3-1 was the turning point. “In the first few months of the season I was in trouble.”

They host Rino Gattuso's Napoli in the final Serie A game of 2019 at 19:45 GMT. You can read the match preview here.

The Neroverdi had a difficult start to the season, losing six of their first nine league games, but De Zerbi says the turning point came against Fiorentina.

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Saturday December 21 2019
Politano-Llorente swap talks

Inter and Napoli are in negotiations to swap Fernando Llorente with Matteo Politano for six months, claim Sky Sport Italia.

The Nerazzurri have a huge squad crisis for today’s Serie A match with Genoa, but Antonio Conte preferred to give 17-year-old Sebastiano Esposito his first start rather than field Politano.

It seems as if the former Sassuolo winger has fallen a long way down the pecking order and could move on in January.

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