FIORENTINA NEWS

There are five Serie A players given a one-match ban for this weekend, including Jakub Jankto and Cheick Diabate.
Napoli sold out their allocation for Sunday’s Fiorentina game in minutes, as fans flock to see the team.
Stefan Radu praised the Lazio “spirit of never giving up” after a comeback to beat Fiorentina, but admits the pressure is on against Sampdoria.
Napoli visit Juventus tonight, looking to reduce the gap at the top of Serie A to just one point and keep the Scudetto race alive.
Beppe Iachini was disappointed Sassuolo only beat 10-man Fiorentina 1-0, as “we should’ve had more than one goal.”
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, SPAL-Roma, Sassuolo-Fiorentina and Milan-Benevento.
Stefano Pioli concedes Fiorentina “didn’t play well” even before the red card in their 1-0 defeat to Sassuolo.
Matteo Politano’s curler gave Sassuolo a potentially decisive victory to stay in Serie A, but Bryan Dabo was controversially sent off for Fiorentina.
Fiorentina are forced into changes for their trip to relegation battlers Sassuolo, but rely on Riccardo Saponara and Federico Chiesa.
Fiorentina director general Pantaleo Corvino responds to Lazio’s refereeing comments - “sometimes certain directors of certain teams are too sly…”
Stefano Pioli believes Fiorentina ‘deserve’ to qualify for the Europa League on the grounds of how his players have put adversity behind them.
Fiorentina director Giancarlo Antognoni believes they can qualify for Europe and assures they’ll “try to keep our best players.”
Milan are ready to sell Nikola Kalinic after their worst goals tally since 1985-86 and go for Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic, it’s reported.
Fiorentina have joined Juventus and Napoli in tracking Hellas Verona wing-back Mohamed Fares.
Lazio will be without Luis Alberto and Alessandro Murgia for the match with Sampdoria, while Fiorentina and Torino also have two players suspended.
Jordan Veretout’s agent says his client is happy at Fiorentina but “he wants to play in the Champions League”.
Lazio’s spokesman claims yesterday’s Fiorentina game proves there’s “malice or prejudice against us” on the part of Serie A’s referees.
Gianluca Rocchi has been announced as the referee for this weekend’s Scudetto showdown between Juventus and Napoli.
Fiorentina defender German Pezzella is furious about the refereeing in their defeat to Lazio - “you wonder how certain things can happen…”
Simone Inzaghi felt the extraordinary 4-3 victory away to Fiorentina when 2-0 down was “our biggest win of the season.”