FIORENTINA NEWS

The draw for the 2018-19 Coppa Italia has been confirmed, with the preliminary rounds getting under way next weekend.
Fiorentina say they ‘respect’ the decision to reinstate Milan to the Europa League. “We’re used to earning our participation on the pitch...”
Roma midfielder Gerson has joined Fiorentina on a season long loan, but it doesn’t appear there is an option to buy.
Fiorentina boss Stefano Pioli has hinted that the Viola are close to signing Roma midfielder Gerson. “I don’t think he’s our player yet.”
Fiorentina have officially agreed a deal to sign former Denmark Under-21 international Christian Norgaard from Brondby.
Former Fiorentina winger Ante Rebic is reportedly ‘very close’ to joining German champions Bayern Munich.
Giuseppe Rossi admits he’s “lost count” of the number of knee surgeries he’s had, but “I sacrificed too much” to consider quitting.
Fiorentina are believed to be close to the signing of Roma’s Brazilian midfielder Gerson.
Fiorentina beat Hellas Verona 2-1 in a pre-season friendly with goals from Giovanni Simeone and Federico Chiesa.
Fiorentina still can’t agree a deal with Juventus for Marko Pjaca, so Valencia have reportedly revived their interest.
Fiorentina’s joint-owner Andrea Della Valle assures “Federico Chiesa and Giovanni Simeone will stay here”.
Former Serie A referee Giuseppe Rosica has been diagnosed with ALS, the first official to have the condition after many players.
Inter are reportedly willing to sacrifice Ivan Perisic and Antonio Candreva to get Fiorentina winger Federico Chiesa.
Chelsea midfielder Mario Pasalic is set to return to Serie A, joining Atalanta on loan with an option to buy.
Tuttosport reports that Atletico Madrid are ready to step up efforts to sign Nikola Kalinic from Milan.
Fiorentina are reportedly still pursuing the signing of Marko Pjaca from Juventus, although negotiations have hit a stumbling block.
Tuttosport report that Manchester United have revived their interest in Inter’s Ivan Perisic and are ready to offer Matteo Darmian in part-exchange.
Stefano Pioli believes Fiorentina “deserve to play in the Europa League for the club’s reliability” as pre-season started with a 17-0 win.
Crystal Palace have joined the race for Genoa and Uruguay winger Diego Laxalt, although the price-tag is now €20m.
Sassuolo want €30m for Domenico Berardi, amid interest from Fiorentina and Roma.