FIORENTINA NEWS

Italy boss Cesare Prandelli believes the Mario Balotelli and Giuseppe Rossi strike partnership will work – once he’s given the chance to try them out.
Massimo Ambrosini doesn’t think his Fiorentina side are ready to win the Scudetto – not yet anyway.
Cesare Prandelli has confirmed that Giuseppe Rossi will miss Italy’s friendly with Germany on Friday.
Reports have suggested this evening that Genoa playmaker Francesco Lodi could be a target for Lazio in January.
The agent of Marco Verratti has reiterated his client’s immediate future will still be with Paris Saint-Germain.
Julio Cesar could be set for a return to Serie A, reports in the British Press have suggested on Wednesday.
Giuseppe Rossi remains a doubt for Friday’s Italian international against Germany because of illness.
Giuseppe Rossi is at risk for Friday’s Italy-Germany friendly after medics confirmed he has tonsillitis.
Zenit St Petersburg boss Luciano Spalletti has admitted he tried and failed to sign Fiorentina’s Giuseppe Rossi in the past.
Fiorentina striker Oleksander Iakovenko has insisted that he is ready to fight for his place with the Tuscan side.
Delio Rossi ignores talk of Sinisa Mihajlovic at Sampdoria. “I am judged on what I do, not what I say.”
Vincenzo Montella admits Fiorentina got too complacent, but trying to be spectacular “is our strength and can be our weakness.”
Giuseppe Rossi bagged a brace, but Fiorentina were almost made to pay for complacency when beating Sampdoria 2-1.
Fiorentina aim to continue their remarkable form with Giuseppe Rossi against a Sampdoria side in crisis.
Vincenzo Montella is eager to keep Fiorentina’s winning streak going against Sampdoria, but has injury problems.
Giuseppe Rossi is Capocannoniere and Fiorentina have qualified for the Europa League knockouts, but he insists “the best is yet to come.”
Borja Valero will sign a new contract with Fiorentina soon, according to reports, with the club inserting a €27m release clause.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado laughed off reports of an Inter move. “I am happy at Fiorentina and working on a contract extension.”
Vincenzo Montella was not entirely happy with Fiorentina’s 2-1 victory away to Pandurii. “We need to work on concentration.”
Matos Ryder and Borja Valero scored late on to turn around the match, beating Pandurii 2-1 to qualify for the Europa League knockouts.