FIORENTINA NEWS

Cagliari are closing in on the loan signing of Juventus attacking midfielder Marko Pjaca, on loan with option to buy for a total €13.5m.
Lecce have officially signed midfielder Riccardo Saponara from Fiorentina after completing his medical earlier today.
Fiorentina director of sport Daniele Prade admits that the club are seeking a midfielder and a defender, whilst believing they are “becoming an attractive club for many players.”
Riccardo Saponara will have his medical at Lecce today and revealed his contacs have "spoken well” about his new team.
Gennaro Gattuso saw a completely different Napoli in the Coppa Italia victory over Lazio. “We need to have that venom in every game.”
Napoli won a dramatic Coppa Italia quarter-final to eliminate holders Lazio, a game with two red cards, a missed penalty, the woodwork rattled four times and two disallowed goals.
Serie A handed Brescia star Mario Balotelli a two-match ban and a €10,000 fine after the sending off against Cagliari, whilst eight other players are suspended.
Lecce have reached an agreement with both Fiorentina and Genoa to bring Riccardo Saponara to the Via del Mare.
Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has recorded a video message apologising to a young fan seen crying during their defeat to Fiorentina.
Allan has been left out of the Napoli squad for tomorrow’s Coppa Italia quarter-final against Lazio, officially due to a muscular issue.
Davide Massa will officiate the Coppa Italia quarter-final between Napoli and Lazio, while Gianluca Rocchi takes Juventus-Roma.
Napoli are a powder keg after a string of defeats, with reports of Allan and Dries Mertens arguing, President Aurelio De Laurentiis furious with Gennaro Gattuso.
Gennaro Gattuso announced that the Napoli squad had decided to go into a training retreat last night, but it has already been cut short.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis reportedly wishes he could sack Gennaro Gattuso and recall Carlo Ancelotti, who has a new job at Everton.
Napoli are going into a training retreat ahead of their games with Lazio and Juventus. “The squad made the decision,” said Gennaro Gattuso.
Gennaro Gattuso apologised to Napoli fans for an “embarrassing” 2-0 home defeat to Fiorentina. “We hit rock bottom and need to find out what is happening.”
Beppe Iachini believes Fiorentina “are on the right track, but have real margin for improvement” after their 2-0 win away to Napoli.
Federico Chiesa praised new Fiorentina coach Beppe Iachini after their 2-0 victory away to Napoli. “We immediately understood what we wanted to do.”
Federico Chiesa and Dusan Vlahovic scored spectacular goals to confirm Fiorentina are back in business, but Napoli suffered a third consecutive Serie A defeat.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, Lazio-Sampdoria, Sassuolo-Torino and Napoli-Fiorentina.