Fiorentina must become stronger and more competitive if Riccardo Montolivo is to sign a new contract with the club.
The Italy international has stalled on putting pen to paper on a new deal with just 18 months remaining on his existing contract.
"I would like a stronger and more competitive Fiorentina, and I hope, in fact, I am certain that the Della Valle family want one too," Montolivo said.
"It's not a financial problem. I am 26 and I have the desire to make a jump in quality. Fiorentina are my priority.
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