FIORENTINA NEWS

Rudi Garcia was glad to see Mattia Destro back on the scoresheet against Fiorentina and warned “Roma are in the Scudetto race.”
Mattia Destro couldn’t contain his joy at scoring Roma’s winner over Fiorentina on his comeback. “I couldn’t take it anymore.”
Vincenzo Montella felt Fiorentina “played on a par with Roma and either side could’ve won” after their 2-1 defeat.
Mattia Destro scored on his Roma comeback for an exhilarating 2-1 victory over Fiorentina, but Miralem Pjanic saw red.
Roma have Francesco Totti back on the bench and Adem Ljajic against his old club as Roma host Giuseppe Rossi’s Fiorentina.
Giuseppe Rossi has big plans for 2014 and today’s trip to Roma. “Winning with Fiorentina and going to the World Cup are my dreams.”
Vincenzo Montella reveals Fiorentina will “keep Roma’s wolves at bay with fire,” as he reunites with Adem Ljajic and Francesco Totti.
Francesco Totti is back in the Roma squad after more than a month out and could feature against Fiorentina tomorrow.
David Pizarro and Manuel Pasqual are back in the Fiorentina squad to face Roma, but still no Mario Gomez.
Roma are coming off four consecutive stalemates, but Rudi Garcia trusts they will be “11 wolves” against Fiorentina.
Fiorentina winger Joaquin has reflected on his goal against Juventus earlier this season, admitting it was ‘historic’.
As Serie A heads into the depths of winter, the first weekend of December throws up some big clashes with the undoubted game of the weekend being the heavy weight top of the table encounter between Roma and Fiorentina.
Francesco Totti took part in training today, though it remains to be seen whether he could recover for Sunday’s Roma-Fiorentina.
Johnny Heitinga’s agent confirmed he’s likely to leave Everton in January and “would like to play in Italy.”
Italian media claim Stevan Jovetic or Dani Osvaldo will return to Serie A in January as Inter patron Erick Thohir’s first buy.
Gabriel Batistuta complained Mario Balotelli “really gets on my nerves” for wasting his talent.
Chievo continued their revival under Eugenio Corini, thumping Reggina 4-1 in the Coppa Italia to set up a date with Fiorentina.
Borja Valero has become a fan favourite at Fiorentina, is open to playing for Italy and told Spanish media “this is where I belong.”
Gabriel Batistuta admits Fiorentina “have been unique in my life” after returning to the Stadio Franchi.
Dimitar Berbatov could be heading to Serie A in January after his agent announced he’ll seek a Fulham exit.