Official: Fiorentina sign Benassi

Fiorentina have confirmed the surprise signing of Torino midfielder Marco Benassi on a five-year contract.

A statement on Fiorentina’s official website adds Benassi will arrive in Tuscany on Wednesday and undergo a medical with the club, prior to signing on.

The 23-year-old spent three seasons at Torino, becoming their captain last season and also taking on the armband for Italy Under-21s.

He will go some way towards filling the voids left by Borja Valero and Matias Valero, both of whom have joined Inter.

Fiorentina have confirmed the surprise signing of Torino midfielder Marco Benassi on a five-year contract.

A statement on Fiorentina’s official website adds Benassi will arrive in Tuscany on Wednesday and undergo a medical with the club, prior to signing on.

The 23-year-old spent three seasons at Torino, becoming their captain last season and also taking on the armband for Italy Under-21s.

He will go some way towards filling the voids left by Borja Valero and Matias Valero, both of whom have joined Inter.

A fee for Benassi remains undisclosed by the Viola, but Firenzeviola.it claims they will pay €10m plus bonuses.

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